Cool-weather greens, root vegetables, hearty soups, meaty dishes and warming spices take center stage as Chicago restaurants welcome fall with these new menu items.
GERMAN COMFORT FOOD
LG’s Bar, 1525 N. Wells St., celebrates Oktoberfest with four dishes available through Oct. 18. Best of the Wurst ($13), a trio of locally made German sausages, comes with housemade mustard and a Bavarian pretzel. Beef roulade with spaetzle, braised red cabbage and ginger gravy make up the hearty Rindsrouladen ($19), while Schweineschnitzel ($17) stars chicken schnitzel in a lemon-caper sauce with warm German potato salad. Dessert’s a classic German Chocolate Cake ($7).