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Do This: Allergen Free Dinner at Carnivale

By L. Stolpman in Food on May 27, 2009 7:00PM

2009_05_25_safeandsound.jpg If you're on one of the millions of people who suffer from food related allergies, you know how difficult eating out can be. Carnivale's Executive Chef Mark Mendez has paired up with Lisa Williams (check out her website which features allergen free recipes) to create a dinner at which you can dine worry-free.

The menu is free of Wheat, Eggs, Soy, Dairy, Fish, Shellfish, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, and Gluten.

Appetizers: Guacamole and Chips, Ropa Vieja (Sweet Plantains, Braised Beef, Spicy Mayo)

Entrees Family Style
: Arrachera (Grilled Marinated Skirt Steak, Black Beans and Rice, Sweet Onions, Chimichurri), Pollo (Guatemalan-Style Chicken, Jalapeno-Parsley Mojo, Potatoes, Olives, Green Beans), or Pernil (Rum Glazed Pork Shoulder, Puerto Rican Rice and Beans, Fried Plantains)

Dessert will be provided, as well.

The "Safe & Sound Dinner" is on June 29th. You must reserve your spot; you can do so on Lisa's website or by calling 773-665-0430. Tickets are $50 per person.

Carnivale is located at 702 W. Fulton.