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Do This: North Pond's Recovery Package

By Anthony Todd in Food on Mar 13, 2009 3:40PM

North Pond Restaurant will be hosting a dinner and discussion about the current economic situation on Wednesday, March 18th. While we can see the irony in spending money on nice food during a recession, the price is reasonable, the menu looks great and you might just learn something. The menu is 1929-inspired, and includes such tasty-sounding morsels as Caramelized Pineapple-Toasted Almond Upside-Down Cake, Lobster and Quail "a la King" Style and a North Pond "Bathtub Gin" cocktail. Speakers from Northwestern University and the University of Chicago, as well as a banker and a Chicago Tribune reporter will discuss the current economic situation and then sit down to dinner with guests. The price is $59/person for 5 courses - at North Pond, a real bargain. Call the restaurant at 773-477-5845 for more information and reservations.