rustic Mountain fare @ Table, Donkey and Stick

From the restaurant's website:

Located on the edge of Logan Square, Table, Donkey and Stick is a neighborhood restaurant offering seasonal fare and a unique selection of beer, wine and spirits honoring the eating and drinking traditions of the Alps.

STORY

Table, Donkey and Stick refers to a Brothers Grimm tale in which three brothers leave home to apprentice for a carpenter, a miller and a turner. The carpenter pays the first brother with a table that magically sets itself with rustic delicacies, which is promptly stolen by a wicked innkeeper. The miller gives the second brother a donkey that shits gold coins at the word “bricklebrit.” The innkeeper robs him too. The third brother receives from the turner a magical stick which beats the innkeeper until he returns the table and donkey.

ATMOSPHERE

A whimsical take on the inns known as berghaus or auberge de montagne that offer refuge to hikers in the Alps, Table, Donkey and Stick is a place to gather with friends in a warm and comfortable environment. The focus is on the table: a place for food and drink, but also for story-telling and fellowship.

FOOD

Chef Manley's menu features creative, seasonally driven dishes inspired by the mountain cuisines of France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Germany and Slovenia. Small and large plates are complemented by a rotating selection of chartuterie and artisan cheeses. The kitchen works with local farmers and whole animals whenever possible; all breads and charcuterie items are made in-house.

BEVERAGES

A selection of small-production wines focused on the growing regions surrounding the Alps, as well as beers from Austria, Bavaria and the Midwest complement Chef Manley’s fare. We honor the great Alpine tradition of brandies and liqueurs with an extensive selection of craft brandies, eaux-de-vie and schnapps, available by the glass or in tasting flights. House cocktails by Matty Eggleston focus on the complex aromatic liqueurs based on mountain herbs and flowers found in famous Alpine products like Chartreuse and Fernet Branca.

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  • Mabel

    Such a charming place! Sharing small plates was so much fun.

    October 5, 2013

  • Gary

    Nice restaurant. Interesting selection of menu items. A fun time.

    October 4, 2013

  • Sally

    Interesting conversation, food & drinks. Great planning as always.

    October 3, 2013

  • Mabel

    Driving from South suburbs in torrential rain, may be late

    October 3, 2013

  • Mike

    Unfortunately my plans have changed and I can't make it tomorrow night....everyone else have fun!

    October 2, 2013

  • Mike

    This looks to be interesting....love some of the comfort foods from Poland so looking to try something new (especially stuff from Austria and Slovenia).

    1 · September 12, 2013

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