Dining Dish: foodease market Has It All At Water Tower Place

I don’t know what gets me more excited – new spring lines in store or the new food features available at “foodease market” ?! We all know it’s hard to resist the amazing shopping of Water Tower Place, but now you’ll never have to leave the mall with this new foodie loving lineup!




New Features

Wine Bar – Grab friends and savor wines available by the glass or flight selected by LEYE Master Sommelier Alpana Singh. The bar also will feature wines on tap. Pair them with an array of spreads, cheeses, charcuterie and mini sandwiches from the bar’s own special menu.

Wine Shop – Featuring over 200 wines for sale. Guests can enjoy the wine and cheese tasting table to sample the Wine of the Month. Exclusive LEYE Wine Club wines also will be available.

Cold Salad Bar – Over 100 fresh ingredients featuring greens, seeds, fruits and grains locally sourced whenever possible. In addition, chef prepared salads will be featured, including the Mity Nice Chopped and foodease market signature Asian Noodle salads.

Hot Entrée Bar – Your favorite comfort foods, including mac & cheese, meatloaf, chicken meatballs, oven roasted turkey and salmon. Selections will change daily and will feature themed nightly specials, such as Taco Night.

Sandwich Counter – Featuring five chef created sandwiches or build-your-own.

Sushi Bar – Grab-N-Go case featuring a full menu of maki, nigiri, and hand rolls available for immediate purchase or custom-made to order.

Soup Bar – Five of your favorite foodlife soups will be featured daily. Fresh baked bread and crackers also will be available. The bar will feature oatmeal with toppings and cream of wheat for breakfast.

Gourmet Food Counter – With something for everyone from crab cakes, spinach and jack cheese quesadillas to stuffed peppers and double-baked potatoes.

Bakery Counter – Self-serve selections from Sacred Ground’s Bakery & Café include morning buns, muffins, scones, cookies and brownies. Selections will vary throughout the day.

Chocolate Room – Featuring a selection of foodease market favorite chocolates, including local, fair-trade and artisanal products. This intimate room promises to attract all chocolate lovers.

The Freezer – Stocked with prepared foods including pizza, TV dinners, cookie dough and ice cream. An assortment of gluten-free products also will be available.

Farm Stand – A variety of locally sourced, seasonal fruits and vegetables will be available daily.

Coffee Bar – Chicago’s favorite roasters Metropolis, Intelligentsia and La Colombe will be available for self-serve and freshly ground by the pound.

Kitchen Table – This multipurpose table will provide samples, chef demos and tastings scheduled weekly.

Retail Corner – Local, well known restaurant products and some of foodease market’s favorite culinary tools will be found here.

Coke Free Style – Create the ultimate beverage experience with over 100 drink choices.

Create Your Own Trail Mix Bar – Mix and match over 30 selections of nuts, dried fruit, seeds and grains.

I am salivating over thoughts of sushi, wine and chocolate!

See you there for lunch!