Holidaze

July 3, 2014

Longman & Eagle will maintain regular hours through the fourth of July holiday weekend, so are here to help cover your freedom-celebrating needs.

Thursday
9am to 2am

Friday
9am to 2am

Saturday
9am to 3am

Sunday
9am to 2am

Join us – we’d love to spend the holiday with you!

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Wine Enthusiast

June 27, 2014

We are pleased to find ourselves included in a recent survey by Wine Enthusiast, naming Longman & Eagle as one of America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants for 2014.  It’s a great list of restaurants, and we’re humbled to find ourselves alongside so many of our peers.

Many thanks!

 

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Barley’s Angels at L&E

June 19, 2014

Wednesday June 25th, 6-8pm

The Chicago Chapter of Barley’s Angels is back in action. First stop this summer: Longman & Eagle.

This time, we’re going to explore the world of Summer Beers, aka “Patio Pounders.” You know – the ones that go down easy but don’t completely knock you out. We’re going to do this the best way possible: by testing them out on the patio at Longman & Eagle.

Barley’s Angels is a collection of individual chapters around the world expanding the appreciation and understanding of craft beer among women by bringing them together with craft beer professionals to explore craft beer.

Tickets: $15 and available via HERE.

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Various Creative

June 12, 2014

Land and Sea Dept. is pleased to be partnering with Portland-based photozine Various Creative, in hosting their Chicago launch party.  The event takes place at the Off Site Bar at Longman & Eagle on Friday, June 27th.

Various Creative is a print-based project, one that uses a single quote per issue as creative inspiration for their broadly assembled contributors.  (In this case, for Various Three’, the quote is from Shel Silverstein.)  The results are clean and refreshing – art and works created solely for the very sake of creating.  Various sets itself apart by being a highly visual, physical and visceral offering in an increasingly digital, vapid world.

The launch event is free and open to the public.
Various Creative Chicago Launch
@ The Off Site Bar, at Longman & Eagle
7pm – 10pm

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Sat & Sun “Ends” Menu

June 4, 2014

Longman & Eagle is pleased to announce the launch of a new café menu, “Ends”, offered exclusively from the Off Site Bar (or “OSB”) every weekend. Chef Jared Wentworth’s new menu will be available on Saturday and Sundays from nine am to three pm.

The menu offerings are largely focused on portability, offering guests the option to order and eat quickly, either at the OSB (and its connecting patio), or on the go.

The initial menu includes:

Breakfast Sandwich
with Breakfast Sausage and Cheddar, on a House Made English Muffin

Fried Bologna Sandwich
With Sunny Side Egg, Sweet & Spicy Pickles and Sharp Cheddar

Ham & Manchego Sandwich
with Grain Mustard, on a Demi Baguette

Quiche Lorraine
With Werp Farm Greens and Green Goddess Dressing

Pulled Slagel Family Farm Pork Sandwich
With Pickled Watermelon Rind, Coleslaw and House Made BBQ Sauce

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Cheap Thrills!!!!!

May 27, 2014

CHEAP THRILLS!!

$1 OLD MILLS!!!

$2 CABIN STILLS!!!!

WEEKLY BOILERMAKERS

LATE NIGHT SNACK ATTACK AFTER 10PM

DON’T SLEEP…

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Evil Twin Brewing x Sunday Donut Shop

May 22, 2014

We were fortunate enough to secure a (one!) keg of Evil Twin’s coveted Imperial Doughnut Break beer, which we’ll be tapping this coming Sunday morning, in conjunction with our weekly Sunday Donut Shop pop up.

The beer is an Imperial Porter, topped off with an “insane amounts of doughnuts.” We’ll be offering it by the glass for $8, and will also have cans of Evil Twin’s Bikini Beer and Hipster Ale at $4 and $6 respectively.

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Local Brewery Spotlight: Penrose

May 22, 2014

When Eric Hobbs (Founder, Penrose Brewing) was working for Goose Island Beer Company, he had a brewer back out on a beer dinner. That’s where Tom Korder (Brewmaster, Penrose Brewing) comes in. Korder, then a young brewer for Goose, walked in the door ready to work.

“I was nervous, because he looked like a young kid who was barely old enough to drink,” Hobbs said. “Sure as hell, man, the dude delivered.”

That’s when Hobbs knew he had found his business partner. Penrose began selling their Belgian-inspired ales to a small client base this past March. Located in Geneva, IL, they work out a 14,000 square foot facility, which includes a 2,000 square foot taproom. Their two lead beers, a Belgian Single called Proto Gradus and a Belgian Pale called P-2, have been accepted with open arms (or mouths, you could say).

Longman & Eagle was one of the first restaurants to serve Penrose beer, on tap. Currently featuring Proto Gradus on our draft list, we’ve become big supporters of their food-centric beers.

Recently L&E Bar Manager Phil Olson sat down with Eric Hobbs to chat about the past, present, and future of Penrose. You can read the whole conversation below…

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Sunday Donut Shop

May 21, 2014

Our ‘Sunday Donut Shop’ pop-up is still in full effect. Created by Longman & Eagle sous chef Vincent Knittel in collaboration with L&E pastry chef Jeremy Brutzkus, the SDS @ OSB opens every Sunday, rain or shine, at 9am and will featuring a changing weekly selection focusing on classics, as well as seasonal inspired varieties, while supplies last. The donuts, as well as Rare Tea Cellar Tea and Dark Matter Coffee, are available for eating in or to go. Stop in this Sunday and enjoy a donut on the OSB patio.

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Small Room Collective at L&E

May 15, 2014

Longman & Eagle is pleased to welcome Small Room Collective on Friday, May 16th.

Small Room is a “mobile mercantile & gallery space” built in a reconstructed 1963 Airstream, one “affectionately known as Bob Mapplethorpe.”  The trailer features apparel, art, small goods, vinyl and more from “independent makers and shakers”, items gathered on travels across the US.

The Collective will be parked at Longman from Friday, May 16th through Sunday, May 18th.  There will be a welcoming reception at 5pm on Friday, featuring complimentary refreshments, or we welcome you to stop by at any point!

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