Since opening in early October, the new Hutch American Cafe has quickly become River North's go-to brunch spot. Offering craveable brunch favorites like Fried Chicken and Waffles, Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict, signature sides like Bacon Ribs with maple tomato jam, cast-iron Skillet Corn Bread, along with Blood Orange Mimosas, and Bloody Marys stacked high with assorted cubed cheeses, Spanish olives, and fried house-made pickles.
Yet, there's no reason to wait for jammed-packed weekends to enjoy Hutch's hit parade. The full line-up of brunch classics, plus options like Roast Turkey-Havarti Grilled Cheese with cranberry-Dijon aioli, Grilled Tenderloin Arugula Salad with blue cheese and spiced walnuts, is available to devour 8 a.m to 3 p.m., 7-days-a-week.
Monday through Friday, from 4pm to 7pm, Hutch American Cafe hosts one of the best Happy Hour deals in River North. Enjoy $2 glasses champagne, $3 beers, $4 wines, and $5 craft cocktails including Blackberry Mule -- Ceres vodka, muddled blackberries, fresh-squeezed lime juice, ginger beer, and Prosecco Smash -- with thyme syrup, muddled plums.
During that time, a special $5 Happy Hour Menu of small plates and snacks is offered, featuring Avocado-Chicken Flatbread, Spicy Cheese Ball with tortilla chips, Bacon Ribs with cole slaw, Tater Tots with truffled cheese fondue....each priced at just $5.
The new Hutch American Cafe is sibling to Wrigleyville's popular Hutch American Bistro, which quickly gained a loyal following when opening in 2013. Hutch American Bistro offers its full menu 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 7-days-a-week. Happy Hour 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Reservations are accepted, and full carry-out service available.