December 2013 Specials and Features
Abbey Brown Soap Artisan
Abbey Brown Soap Artisan at the Chicago French Market has introduced three new Chicago Neighborhood soaps, just in time for holiday gift giving. Featuring three neighborhoods, West Loop, Gold Coast and West Town, soaps are a wonderful gift to keep on hand and to use as stocking stuffers. Neighborhood soaps are creatively wrapped and offer some of Abbey Brown's most popular scents. Neighborhood soaps are priced at $5 each. Also new for the season is its Chocolate Mint soap priced at $8.50.
City Fresh Market
City Fresh Market “Party Trays” will help make hosting holiday parties easy. Choose from Fruit, Veggie or Cheese; trays are custom made and priced accordingly.
City Fresh Market also has added a variety of homemade cakes, only $29.99 each, as well as cake by the slice for $3.99 each. All cakes are shaped in City Fresh Market's signature square shape for easy cutting and to insure that everyone gets a similar piece.
City Fresh Market Fishmonger Eric is ready for all of your holiday fish needs. The fish market offers a variety of fresh seafood, including live lobster, and fish and daily specials.
Fumare Meats & Deli
Fumare Meats & Deli want to bring back “Old World” traditions and will be featuring two European specialty items this December. Swedish Potato Sausage (Potatis Korv), is a fresh sausage made with ground pork and beef that is mixed with potatoes, onions, salt and pepper, $7.99/lb - This sausage is traditionally eaten during the Christmas season. Fumare also will be featuring Fresh Polish Blood Sausage, $5.99/lb - Blood Sausage is one of the most popular food items across the world and is an unusual butcher's delicacy made by cooking blood or dried blood with a filler, such as pork or other meats, which gives the sausage its dark color.
A nostalgic blend of eggnog, espresso, and steamed milk, topped with a light dusting of nutmeg
Peppermint Bark Mocha:
Decadent Italian drinking chocolate infused with peppermint bark and crowned with whipped cream
Limited Edition Holiday Espresso Cups
Brew up some holiday cheer with Lavazza’s limited edition espresso cups!
Add a pound of your favorite espresso or a Lavazza Espression gift card for a perfect present for any occasion! $9.95
Les Fleurs has created a Christmas Wonderland at the Chicago French Market and would like to do the same for you. Come see its creative decorations including a beautiful Christmas Peacock Tree and Platinum Christmas Tree staged by a fireplace, all for sale. Let Les Fleurs create an exquisite custom gift or pickup a beautiful handmade glass ornament from Poland. Many of Les Fleurs gift items are unique one of a kind. For the Francophile in your life, pick up a glitzy Eiffel Tower ornament, and of course, don't forget the fresh flowers and Poinsettias for this very special season. Orders can be made by calling 312-463-1111.
Little Goat Bread
Introducing... Little Goat Catering!
Whether you’re planning a luncheon or hosting a meeting at your office, let Little Goat Bread cater your event. Chose from many of Little Goat Bread's menu items, including sandwiches, chips, salads, bagels and cream cheese, pastries, and cookies. Fill out the inquiry online at www.littlegoatchicago.com/
Coming soon... the Sloppy Goat.
A squish squash bun piled high with savory sloppy goat and topped with a tangy rosemary slaw.
Shop Oh Olive! for all of your unique gift baskets, hostess gifts, wedding favors, corporate gifts and more. Oh Olive! offers beautiful baskets and complimentary gift wrapping.
Sugar, spice and everything nice for your holidays. Treat yourself and your friends to Galena Garlic Spice Blends, special 5/$30.00, a $5 savings.
Also on special during December, buy your favorite ultra-premium olive oil and a dipping spice blend and save $2 on your purchase.
Superior Nut and Candy
Superior Nut is offering Holiday Gift Packs from $4.95 to $20.95 or you can design your own. Choose from freshly roasted nuts or add in chocolate covered nuts, raisins or your favorite treat. Perfect for corporate, hostess gifts or just a small thank you to recognize the people in your life. Don’t’
Vanille Patisserie again is creating the perfect stocking stuffer, Chocolate Santa & Snowman Filled with Spice Drops, available in white, milk and dark chocolate, $13.50/each. Also, their traditional Gingerbread Men Cookies are priced at $20/dozen.
Don’t forget New Year’s Celebration Cakes in 6” or 8” cakes $49-$84/each and the French Tradition of the Galette Des Rois cakes (Three Kings Cake). The Galette Des Rois will be available on December 24th until the end of January. Don’t miss out on the layers of buttery puff pastry, almond cream and a traditional feve imported from France.
Wisma has added a few new items to their menu: Grilled Steak Sandwich ($8) that has arugula, raw onion, cranberries, parsley salad and low-fat Ranch dressing; a Veggie Wrap ($7) that has Arugula, artisan aged gouda cheese, peppers, broccoli, basil, sunflower seeds and a tomato-crème fraîche. They have also added two new salads: A Grilled Salmon Salad ($11) on a bed of organic arugula with capers, tomatoes and grilled squash and a Grilled Steak Salad ($10) on a bed of organic mixed greens with shaved celery, caramelized onions, haricot verts and roasted cauliflower.
Klay Oven Kitchen
Looking for something different for lunch? Stop by Klay Oven Kitchen for two specials this December. Enjoy homemade Lamb Rogan Josh ($9.75) or Vegetable Korma ($7.50) including naan and rice. Klay Oven Kitchen is a family owned business at the Chicago French Market. Chef/Owner Preim Khosla opened the venue two years ago to bring fresh, homemade Indian food to market guests. Its menu includes both vegetarian and non-vegetarian entrée selections as well as naan bread and Samosas sides.