In celebration of National Meatball Day, Bar Roma will hold their second annual Meatball Eating Competition on Wednesday, March 9. Starting at 7 p.m., participants will be challenged to eat as many manzo (beef) meatballs as they can in three minutes. The winner will receive a $100 cash prize, along with Bar Roma merchandise and more. Prizes will also be awarded to the second and third place competitors. The entry fee is $20 per person. To reserve your spot, call Bar Roma at 773-942-7572.
Dining guests and spectators will be offered half-priced meatballs on Wednesday, March 9 from 4:30-9:30 p.m. Chef Ramos' polpette selections include Manzo (ground beef, braised beef cheeks), Maiale (spicy BBQ pork), and Pollo (chicken, pistachio, caramelized onions). For table reservations, visit BarRomaChicago.com.
Bar Roma Polpette Menu
$5.50 on March 9 (regularly $11)
three per order; add fried egg for $1
"Chicago's Best" ground beef, braised beef cheeks, pomodoro, whipped herb ricotta
Spicy BBQ pork, Calabrian pepper, rapini
Chicken, pistachio, caramelized onions, lemon white wine sauce, ricotta salata