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Elske + Boka

Boka restaurant and soon-to-open Elske worked together to create a special nine-course menu, paired with Spanish wines, for 16 guests.

The Chefs

Lee Wolen – Boka, (The Lobby at The Peninsula Chicago, Eleven Madison Park)
Meg Galus  – Boka, (Swift & Sons, NoMi at The Park Hyatt, Cafe des Architectes at Sofitel, Tru)
David Posey  – Elske, (Blackbird, Alinea, Trio)
Anna Posey – Elske, (The Publican, Blackbird, Everest)

I recently discovered on Instagram Stories, that Anna is also a talented illustrator. Her website has food, recipes and art.

Now, on to the dinner!

Meg Galus, Anna Posey, David Posey, Lee Wolen

Meg Galus, Anna Posey, David Posey, Lee Wolen

Boka kitchen

Boka kitchen

Michelin awards at Boka

Michelin awards at Boka

Main dining room at Boka

Main dining room at Boka

Twilight showing off through the glass ceiling at Boka

Twilight showing off through the glass ceiling at Boka

Cured Kanpachi, nori, curry

Cured Kanpachi, nori, curry

Cured Kanpachi, nori, curry

Cured Kanpachi, nori, curry

Bread at the Elske and Boka Dinner

Bread at the Elske and Boka Dinner

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2009 Juve y Camps Reserva de la Familia Gran Reserva Brut Nature Cava, Catalonia, Spain

Marinated Scallop, celery, apple, brown butter

Marinated Scallop, celery, apple, brown butter

2011 Acustic Celler Ritme Blanc, Priorat DOCa, Spain

2011 Acustic Celler Ritme Blanc, Priorat DOCa, Spain

Salad of Turnips, milk curd, dried apple

Salad of Turnips, milk curd, dried apple

2013 Bodegas los Bermejo Malvasia Brut Nature Espumoso, Lanzarote, Spain

2013 Bodegas los Bermejo Malvasia Brut Nature Espumoso, Lanzarote, Spain

Grilled Sepia, kohlrabi, freekeh

Grilled Sepia, kohlrabi, freekeh

2014 Bodegas y Vinedos Mengoba Brezo Mencia, Bierzo, Spain

2014 Bodegas y Vinedos Mengoba Brezo Mencia, Bierzo, Spain

Smoked Beets, buckwheat, sheep's milk yogurt, licorice

Smoked Beets, buckwheat, sheep’s milk yogurt, licorice

2014 Guimaro Blanco, Ribeira Sacra, Spain

2014 Guimaro Blanco, Ribeira Sacra, Spain

Roasted Chicken, matsukake, artichoke

Roasted Chicken, matsukake, artichoke

Roasted Chicken, matsukake, artichoke

Roasted Chicken, matsukake, artichoke

2001 R. Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia Gran Reserva, Rioja DOCa, Spain

2001 R. Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia Gran Reserva, Rioja DOCa, Spain

Elske and Boka Collaboration Dinner

Elske + Boka Collaboration Dinner

2014 Alvaro Palacios Camins del Priorat, Priorat DOCa, Spain

2014 Alvaro Palacios Camins del Priorat, Priorat DOCa, Spain

Slow Cooked Pork Collar, rutabaga, mustard

Slow Cooked Pork Collar, rutabaga, mustard

Hibiscus Frozen Yogurt, white chocolate, black lime

Hibiscus Frozen Yogurt, white chocolate, black lime

Hibiscus Frozen Yogurt, white chocolate, black lime

Hibiscus Frozen Yogurt, white chocolate, black lime

Bittersweet Chocolate, goat milk yogurt, licorice, thyme

Bittersweet Chocolate, goat milk yogurt, licorice, thyme

Carmelized Rye Bread, almond milk

Carmelized Rye Bread, almond milk

Elske and Boka Collaboration Dinner

Elske + Boka Collaboration Dinner

Elske + Boka Collaboration Dinner

David’s parents

Video

Info

Boka | 1729 N Halsted, Chicago IL | 312 337 6070

Elske | 1350 W Randolph, Chicago IL |

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