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Holiday Season Kickoff Cocktail and Dinner Party at Big Bricks in Chicago


This weekend, we kick off the holiday season with a cocktail and dinner party Saturday night at the new restaurant in Chicago's North Center neighborhood called *Big Bricks.* This engaging place is named for the big brick oven that turns out delicious barbecued meat favorites as well as famous "Bricks" pizzas.

Your evening begins with a get-acquainted cocktail hour (cash bar) in the restaurant's bar area. This is then followed by a seated dinner party in the more private back room. For the dinner, you can choose from five barbecued or grilled American favorites or three intriguing pizza options.

This cocktail and dinner party including all taxes and tips will be $32 or $36, depending on entrée choice for advance reservations. Walk-ins will be accepted with cash at the door, space permitting. To register right away with your charge card or Pay. Pal account, go to: ( .

Here are the delicious details for this special party:

When? - This Saturday, December 1, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

What? - Kick Off the Holiday Season with a Cocktail and Barbecue Dinner Party at the New

Where? - *Big Bricks Restaurant*
3832 North Lincoln Ave. (at W. Berenice Ave., 2 blocks South of Irving Park) on Chicago’s North Side

How Much? - $32 or $36 for advance reservations (depending on entrée choice)


What could be better than starting the holiday season with a hearty barbecue dinner? Easy -- kicking off your holiday weekend with a hearty barbecue dinner ALONG WITH a variety of drink options (including 20 craft beers on draft), lots of other singles and not having to prepare or clean up a thing.

Savor a casual barbecue get-together with highly-rated barbecue and grilled favorites or famous Bricks pizza at the new but already highly-rated *Big Bricks* in the North Center neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side (about a mile west of Wrigley Field).

Your special evening begins with a laid-back casual cocktail party (cash bar) in the restaurant's bar area. There, you can meet, mingle and get to know single friends familiar and new. Enjoy some of microbrews, a mixed drink or a glass of wine (cash bar). Then enjoy a seated dinner with your choice from six of the house’s savory entrees:

- BBQ Baby Back Ribs – Wet or Dry-rubbed and Slow Smoked Half-slab of Ribs
- Grilled Salmon – 8-oz. Grilled Smoked Atlantic Salmon Steak
- BBQ Pulled Pork – Smoked Shoulder Cooked 14 Hours
- Barbecued Chicken – Tender Young ½ Chicken, Brined and Smoked
- Beef Brisket Platter – Slow Cooked 18 Hours to Get It Nice and Tender
- Bricks Famous 10” Pizza – The Ditka (Ham, Sausage, Pepperoni and Bacon); the Popeye (Fresh Spinach, Tomato, Roasted Garlic, Basil, Tomato Sauce, Feta and Mozzarella Cheeses) or Build Your Own (with Cheese and Two Toppings)

Your dinner also includes your choice of a tasty comfort food Side Dish and Cole Slaw (except the pizza choice), plus a House Salad or Soup.

Your complete evening is $32 or $36 (for the Salmon or Ribs) for dinner, taxes and tips for advance reservations. Walk-ups at the door with cash are welcome.

Casual attire. Park on Lincoln or in the pay lot across the street (affordable meters) or for no fee on the side streets or on Damen a block west of the restaurant.

Reserve your spot now with your charge card or Pay. Pal account for this special cocktail and dinner party at ( or make arrangements to pay cash at the door.

See you at the Bricks!


Attendees (13)