Chef David DiGregorio welcomes Andrea Cragnotti, proprietor of Corte Alla Flora, to Osteria Via Stato on Tuesday, March 28th at 6:00 p.m. for a very special wine dinner. The Cragnotti family, one of the top ten producers in Montepulciano, specializes in growing Sangiovese to produce Vino Nobile and Brunello, as well as superb Super Tuscans. In addition to grapes, they also tend a large olive grove, harvesting all the trees by hand, and make wonderful olive oil. Meet the wine maker, while enjoying a selection of passed appetizers before sitting down to a mouthwatering multi-course dinner wi
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Join Osteria as we offer a menu of traditional dishes acknowledging this important holiday in the Jewish faith. The multi-course meal costs $39.95 per person plus tax (gratuity not included). For more information or reservations, call 312-642-8450.
Come to Osteria Via Stato on Easter Sunday, or Pasqua as it is known in Italy, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., to enjoy Chef David DiGregorio’s brunch buffet of springtime dishes. Starting off with an Omelet station, guests will make their way around the dining room, enjoying Italian-inspired offerings including Ciabatta ‘French’ Toast; House-made Sausage & Vegetable Strata; and a handmade-to-order Ricotta Doughnut station. For the kids, an Easter candy table will be set up. The cost is $45.95 per person plus tax (gratuity not included).
Chef DiGregorio’s Pizza of the Month for March features Italian Speck, Roasted Sweet Onions, Hand Pulled Mozzarella, Farm Egg & Chives. $16.95 per pizza (Not including tax and gratuity).
You can’t celebrate St. Joseph’s Day without the traditional zeppole, and Osteria Via Stato is one of the few places you can find them downtown! These light-weight, cream-filled fritters (here at Osteria topped with house-marinated cherries) are the traditional pastry of this Italian holiday, and one of Chef David DiGregorio’s favorite treats to prepare and share.
From poke and over-the-top milkshakes to smoothie bowls, 2016 saw its share of buzzworthy food trends. If these six dishes are any indication, we predict that 'nduja, a spicy, spreadable pork salumi with Italian origins, just might become our favorite trend of 2017.
The year was fantastic for the Chicago Cubs, and one local restaurant encourages diners to relish in their greatest season one more time during the holidays. Another wants guests to revel in the season by doing a bit of karaoke after some liquid courage. Some ethnic delights range from Feast of the Seven Fishes to a Cuban-themed Christmas Eve dinner.
Before 7 p.m., join us for a prix-fixe New Year’s Eve menu ($75 per person) or dine a la carte. The Italian Dinner Party is not available. After 7:30 p.m. we are offering a special Italian, New Year’s Eve menu, including a Prosecco toast ($95 per person). For more information or to make your reservation, call 312-642-8450.
Join Executive Chef David DiGregorio this Christmas Eve as he prepares a dinner inspired by his family’s traditions, The Feast of Seven Fishes. Reputedly named for the seven hills of Rome, this multi-course, holiday meal captures the spirit of Italy with an abundance of seafood dishes from around the country, dessert and sides. The cost is $59.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity. A la carte menu will be offered, as well as our regular menu in the dining room. To make your reservation, call 312-642-8450.
Let Osteria Via Stato take some pressure off your Thanksgiving dinner preparation! Chef David DiGregorio provides some of his favorite side dishes for pick-up, including Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Parmesan; Local Butternut Squash with Brown Butter Sage and Black Pepper Bacon; Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes; Rapini with Chili and Garlic; and House-made Local Cranberry Relish; in half-pans ($26.95) and whole pans ($49.95).