This November, Hearth restaurant will open at The Homestead Hotel in Evanston, occupying the space once held by Quince and Trio. The inviting eatery will welcome guests for casual, contemporary cuisine set in a warm and lively atmosphere. Executive Chef John "Woody" Linton's dinner menu will feature small plates (steak tartare; crispy crab cake; duck jambalaya), big plates (potato crusted salmon; chicken roulade; braised short rib; veggie ramen), sides (spaetzle; wild mushroom ragout; artichoke gratin), dairy land (Humbolt Fog; Nancy's Hudson Valley Camembert; Point Reyes Bay Blue) and dessert (spiced donuts; vanilla custard).
The 70 seat dining room will boast rustic and earth tone decor elements, including maple tables, banquette seating, iron and glass fixtures, whitewashed wood paneling, and a wood-burning brick fireplace. The Lounge, located adjacent to the restaurant, features an additional fireplace, dark wood bar and cozy leather club chairs.
Hearth offers a variety of options for private gatherings: the elegant and intimate Library (seats 14); the Terrace "garden room" (seats 24); the sunken living room Lounge (30 seated/50 reception); the main dining room (seats 50). Hearth's spacious front porch will available for alfresco events, in season.
Hearth will be open Tuesday-Thursday, 4-9:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 4-10 p.m. and Sunday, 4-9:30 p.m.
1625 Hinman Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60201