Small city meets upscale at 10 West Restaurant and Bar in Cicero. This dimly lit date escape is fashionable with an revolutionary menu whereas staying fairly priced. We acquired a number of suggestions from neighbors telling us to attempt their flatbread pizza, so we’re checking 10 West off our record!
The tables have been fairly far other than one another, which is okay as a result of it makes it extra intimate for a date night time. However it seems like they eliminated some tables for COVID and simply by no means put them again.
We began with pretzel breadsticks, the scrumptious form you see at just a few different locations on the town. We must always do an entire publish itemizing all of the locations you may get these identical pretzel breadsticks.
I additionally need to pause and acknowledge the tomato horseradish soup. It was so good! It had simply sufficient chunk with out making your nostril run. I need to serve tomato horseradish soup for the vacations now, it feels each fancy and like a household recipe for consolation meals. Actually the soup was my favourite a part of the meal.
I ended up getting the Gator ‘N Grits bowl and Chris acquired the Meatlovers flatbread pizza. The bits of deep-fried gator have been somewhat powerful – I believe I am only a sucker for the novelty of getting one thing you do not get each day. The cheddar grit cake was really phenomenal, and the andouille sausage was flavorful and hid the blandness of the gator.
However you are not right here to speak about gator, let’s speak concerning the flatbread pizza. It was evenly cooked with a crust sturdy sufficient to carry as much as the toppings with out flopping over, and with a nice however not overly crispy crunch. Let’s simply say it was completely first rate, recent toppings, however we’re not raving about it and considering again on the expertise I’ve extra fond reminiscences for the horseradish soup than I do for the pizza.
The ambiance is a winner, and all in all it was a very good expertise. We might undoubtedly return for one more date night time!