Mercat a la Planxa: Semana Santa

The South Loop, Mercat a la Planxa, 638 S. Michigan Ave., restaurant celebrates Easter with a four-course menu inspired by Spain’s Holy Week or Semana Santa. First course includes a Spanish Bisque with lobster, monkfish and mussels; second course includes a Montadito Trio featuring crab, smoked salmon, and tuna tartar. For the third course, guests have their choice between an Atlantic Cod Tempura dish with samfaina sauce and Catalan ratatouille or a Spinach Caneloni dish with tomato béchamel and manchego cheese. Guests finish dinner with Traditional Easter Beignets served with caramel sauce. Kids receive a free box of three Housemade Peeps in the colors of Spain’s flag on Easter Day.

The menu is available April 15-21 and is priced at $55. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling 312.765.0524. For more information, please visit

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