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This Week In Chicago Food Porn: Holiday Edition

By Melissa McEwen in Food on Dec 22, 2014 7:00PM

A delicious hot chocolate drink at The Dawson, an adorable holiday cookie from Cellar Door Provisions and the hearty oxtail at Charlatan caught our eyes this week.

The full list:
Matterhorn (House Hot Cocoa Mix, Génépy Des Alpes, Punt e Mes, Woodruff Whipped Cream) one of the new winter cocktails at The Dawson
Spätzle with smoked beef tongue, brussels sprout, caramelized onions and aged gouda at Bohemian House
A gift cookie at Cellar Door Provisions
Gingerbread at Floriole
"This is La Sirena. Two versions were brewed: one with passion fruit and agave nectar the other with red prickly pear. They both were aged in tequila barrels and will be available this Saturday at the brewery. 4packs, two bottles of each." at 5 Rabbit
"Our baker Yale decided it was time to add a dessert to the menu: House made beignets with powdered sugar and vanilla rum sauce" at Local Root
Oxtail at Charlatan
"Ever since we debuted the pickled perch salad at a dinner we did with @amyrosethielen last March, it has been a standout on our menu. Thanks for the inspiration from #TheNewMidwesternTable. It tastes as gorgeous as it looks" at Perennial Virant
Yorkshire Pudding at Spencer's Jolly Posh
Sitao sa gata, aka Asian long beans, coconut milk reduction, caramelized onions, sambaal at Small's
"Every Monday night, we offer the Staff Meal menu: three courses for $20 in the Trenchermen Bar! (Pot au feu)" at Trencherman
"If you ask us, Rainbow Trout is uniquely Midwestern. Ours is raised with pride by Rushing Waters Fisheries in Wisconsin. #eatlocal" @ White Oak Tavern & Inn