Chad Hauge in Austin

January 22, 2015

Last year, we had the occasion to befriend a number of the fine folks involved in the Bunkhouse hotel and McGuire Moorman restaurant groups – both based in Austin, Texas – over the course of a couple of different timeframes in Chicago last year, mutually affecting experiences that have since become deepening, sustained relationships.

Through this, Chef Alexandra Manley, of the McGuire Moorman Group, has invited Longman & Eagle principal bartender Chad Hauge to participate in a special dinner in Austin, taking place on Sunday, January 26th, where he’ll creative a special menu of drink and spirit pairings.

If you happen to find yourself in Austin this weekend, we’d love for you to join us!

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VD at L&E

January 16, 2015

5 courses = $85 per person
(Beer & wine pairings will also be available)
Three seatings – 5:30 / 7:30 / 9:30
contact for more info / to reserve.


Amuse Bouche – Truffle Panna Cotta with American Sturgeon Caviar


1st Course “Breakfast In Bed”

1 hour egg, Salmon Roe, English muffin, Maple-Banyuls Munierre, Potato Hash, Candied Bacon


2nd Course “Movie at the Logan”

Seared Bay Scallops, Popcorn Grits, Popcorn, Coca Cola, Butter Powder, Cola Compressed Hearts of Palm


3rd Course “Night in With Takeout”

Duck Char Siu, 5 Spice Cashews, Carolina Gold Rice, White Seasame, Shrimp Chili Caramel


4th Course “Painting the Town”

Seared Ribeye Oscar, Lobster, Hedgehog Mushrooms, White Asparagus, Sunchoke Puree, Sauce Bearnaise


5th Course “For My Sweet”
Chestnut & Chocolate Mont Blanc, Preserved & Dehydrated Alpine Berries



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L&E x 5

January 14, 2015

Join us at Longman & Eagle on Tuesday, January 20th, as we celebrate our five-year anniversary.

It’s hard to recall now, but when Longman & Eagle opened five years ago, it was a real departure. It was too dark, we were told. Oh, and way too loud, too. And so many beards! Folks told us that whiskey was for old men, and that the Old Fashioned cocktail was, well, ‘old fashioned’.

Five years on, Longman is still probably too dark, and, yes, probably still way too loud, and we still think whiskey tastes pretty damn good. Just the same, it seems like folks have gotten used to us, and we’ve shared many, many great times over the course of our last five years.

To celebrate, we’re having an open house on Tuesday, January 20th, from 5pm to 10pm. We are clearing the tables, offering up complimentary servings of some of our house favorites, including ‘baby’ Steigls, Negroni di Aquila cocktails and Wild Boar Sliders. (And there’s a strong chance Cabin Still Whiskey and cans of Old Milwaukee will make an appearance, too.)

(We won’t be offering dinner service proper, but the bar and bar snack menus will be available, with items for purchase.)

Longman has seen so much support over the last five years, patronage we have and continue to appreciate. We’d love to have customers, friends, lovers, neighbors and more join us in celebrating what has been a really remarkable five years, a period marked by so many fond memories and good times.

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I Hate Mondays

January 5, 2015







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NYE at L&E 2014

December 12, 2014

Ring the New Year in with us at Longman & Eagle! We will be taking reservations for three seatings, 5:30pm, 8pm and 10:00pm respectively. The first two seatings will feature a five-course chef’s menu, for $95.00, and the final features an eight-course dinner with a midnight champagne toast, priced at $125.00. Optional beer and wine pairings will be available for each seating.

It’ll be nice!

For reservations, call 773-276-7110 between ten am and six pm daily.

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Love Chicago

December 12, 2014

Longman and Eagle was nominated in the ‘Best Restaurant’ category as a part the recent Time Out Chicago Love Chicago awards, for the Northwest Side section of the city, where we were pleased to find it alongside friends, neighbors and peers Fat Rice and Lula Café.

And, lo and behold, Longman won!  Many thanks to all who voted, and congratulations to the L&E staff for their continued drive, effort and hard work in making the place a favorite!

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MARZ in the OSB

December 11, 2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 5:00pm-Midnight

We are beyond excited to have MARZ Community Brewing taker over the OSB this upcoming Tuesday. We will be featuring 4 of their beers on draft throughout the night. On tap will be:

Bubbly Creek Yuzu – A tart refreshing Berliner-Weisse with a touch of Yuzu for a dry, citrus accent.

Smoke Wheat Every Day – A Gratzer, made with oak smoked wheat.

Jungle Boogie – American Wheat beer infused with Rooibos tea for a unique, earthy, herbal undertone.

The Machine – An American Pale Ale with a nod towards the only sport Chicagoans can agree on, Politics.

As if that wasn’t enough, Mash Tun Journal will be in house selling copies. Mash Tun is an impressive documentation of all things craft beer. Six Packs of their previous issues will be available or individual releases.

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Josh Kurpius

December 10, 2014

We are so very pleased to be showcasing the photographic work of Josh Kurpius at Longman & Eagle currently, an exhibition of works that will be on display in both the restaurant proper and the OSB for the immediate future.

Kurpius is regarded for his photographs of motorcycles, motorcyclists and the surrounding culture, vivid testimonials to the pursuit of good times, personal freedom, and out and out ramblin’. A comprehensive survey of his work was recently exhibited at the Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee.

We encourage you to visit Longman to see the works, and we also suggest spending some time perusing his site, as the stuff is, truly, magic.


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December 10, 2014

We’re pleased to have Longman & Eagle participating in Dose Market’s Holidose this coming weekend.

Showcasing “the finest designers, chefs, makers, bakers, entrepreneurs and artists in one spot”, the event celebrates all things local, in an environment where you can “eat, shop, laugh, lounge and lock down gifts for everyone on your list!”

The event takes place on Saturday, December 14th at the Venue One space at 1034 W Randolph, runs from 10:00am to 5:00pm, and tickets are available here.



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Donut Shop in the OSB

December 8, 2014

photo: Clayton Hauck

The Donut Shop in the OSB at L&E opens every Saturday & Sunday, rain or shine, and features a changing weekly selection focusing on classic donuts from pastry chef Jeremy Brutzkus, as well as seasonal inspired varieties, while supplies last.  The donuts, Rare Tea Cellar teas, Dark Matter coffee, as well as our OSB only sausage breakfast sandwich and pulled pork breakfast burrito are available for eating in or to go.

Every Saturday & Sunday from 9am to 3pm.

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