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Thursday, December 31

5-11 p.m.

III Forks Prime Steakhouse, located in Lakeshore East, will offer New Year's Eve dining guests two ways to ring in 2016. On Thursday, December 31, Executive Chef Billy Caruso will present a special a la carte menu featuring starters (wild yellow tail hamachi; lamb meatballs; lobster bisque), steaks (certified Angus beef prime 42 day age; Durham Ranch wagyu by the Strube family), seafood (Atlantic salmon; Chilean sea bass; cold water lobster tail), sides (off-the-cob creamed corn; six cheese potatoes; sautéed spinach) and "Celebrated Features" including a chef's caviar tasting and whole buttermilk fried chicken. The complete menu is outlined below.

For couples celebrating the start of a new year, Chef Caruso will feature a three-course Tasting Menu for Two. The New Year's Eve prix fixe, detailed below, includes a lobster appetizer, Strauss lamb shank entree, and banana cognac pot de creme for dessert ($120 per couple; add $80 for wine pairings).

Sommelier Chris McFall suggests toasting to 2016 with III Forks' array of wine, bubbly or craft cocktails. Gather your group or arrange for a romantic meal surrounded by breathtaking city views, double-sided fireplace and cozy banquettes. New Year's Eve dining reservations will be accepted from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Guests present at the stroke of midnight will receive a complimentary flute of champagne. To make reservations, call 312.938.4303 or visit

III Forks
 Prime Steakhouse
180 N. Field Blvd.

Chicago, Illinois 60601

New Year's Eve
$120 per couple; add $80 for wine pairings

First Course
Lobster with butternut squash, Osetra caviar and brown butter

Second Course
Strauss Lamb Shank with citrus gremolata, saffron risotto, English peas and roasted thumbalina carrots and parsnips

Third Course
Banana Cognac Pot de Creme

New Year's Eve - A La Carte Menu


Wild Yellow Tail Hamachi, yuzu vinaigrette, fried shallots $19

Seared Scallops, house made bacon jam $19
Crab Cake, creole beurre blanc $20
Hudson Valley Foie Gras, calvados foie gras torchon $22

Lamb Meatballs, caramelized fennel demi $9

III Forks Salad, toasted pecans, bleu cheese, granny smith apples, maple pecan vinaigrette $12
Caesar Salad $11
Lobster Bisque $15

Celebrated Features
Chef Caviar Tasting $55
Buttermilk Fried Chicken, bacon braised black eyed peas, mashed potatoes $30 half/$50 whole

Filet Mignon, 6oz $36; 8oz $42; 12oz $46

USDA Prime Bone In Ribeye, 18oz $56

USDA Prime Boneless Ribeye, 22oz $60
Tomahawk Ribeye, 32oz $90

USDA Prime New York Strip, 16oz $46

Certified Angus Beef Prime 42 Day Dry Age
Bone In New York Strip, 18oz $86
Bone In Ribeye, 28oz $130

Durham Ranch Wagyu by the Strube Family
New York Strip, 18oz $95
Bone In Ribeye, 24oz $145
Tomahawk Ribeye, 46oz $190

Butters and Crowns
Oscar Style, jumbo lump crab, asparagus, hollandaise $14
Blue Cheese Crown, roasted garlic, bordelaise $6
King’s Butter, black truffles, garlic, honey, foie gras $9

Parmesan Crust $9

Seafood and Local Favorites

Atlantic Salmon, tarragon chimichurri $35

Chilean Sea Bass $45
Scallops, bacon lardons, lemon beurre blanc $36
Fish of the Day - Market

Cold Water Rock Lobster Tail - Market

Vegetable Ravioli, roasted mushrooms, fontina, parmesan, marinara, pistachio pesto $19


Sautéed Spinach $10
Off-the-Cob Cream Corn $10

Roasted Mushrooms $10

Fresh Asparagus $12

Mashed Potatoes $10

Six Cheese Potatoes $12
Fried Brussels Sprouts $12
Lobster Mac and Cheese $20

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