Perennial Chicago Bites Podcast #129

The linguini carbonara is wonderfully rich and creamy and the half order is right-sized.

The linguini carbonara is wonderfully rich and creamy and the half order is right-sized.

Perennial manages the delicate balance between being low-key and trendy all at the same time. Located on the corner where Lincoln, Clark, and Wells meet, this cozy little spot is always hopping. Now that we’ve tasted the food, we know why! Listen in to hear more.

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Show Notes:
00:00 – 01:29 Excited to walk in the door
01:30 – 02:51 The look and feel — is that water damage?
02:52 – 03:22 Attentive service
03:23 – 06:29 Truffle talk, corn opinions, & thoughts on presentation
06:30 – 06:59 Wine you can afford
07:00 – 09:51 Linguini carbonara, roasted salmon, sea scallops, spinach cannelloni
09:52 – 11:38 The sides stand alone and are nice, but they don’t match up
10:39 – 14:33 Whipped cheesecake concession, Bailey’s chocolate, & passion fruit
14:34 – 16:26 Wrap-up & sign-off

The light and fluffy cheese cake was a table favorite.

The light and fluffy cheese cake was a table favorite.

Perennial
1800 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
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Bridget’s Ratings Tammy’s Ratings
Food Quality 4 4
Value 5 5
Service 5 5
Ambiance 3 3
Overall 8 8

Average price per person: $60

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