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taste of moon at evanston restaurant prairie moon

Join us July 12-14 at Prairie Moon for a very special Taste of The Moon menu. A nod to our pals south of us, Taste of Chicago, the Taste of The Moon is a collaboration between Prairie Moon chef, Tony Luna and Chef Matt O’Neil. Regular menu is also served.

MENU

SOUP

Maquechoux (Mock-Shoe)
Cajun spicy cream sweet-corn chowder with shrimp, chicken, bacon, sweet and hot peppers … C 5.95 – B 8.95

SMALL PLATES

Brussels Flatbread
Shaved Brussels Sprouts, bacon, grilled onion, ricotta cheese, white sauce, reduced balsamic … 9.95

Grilled Wild Boar Sausage
Fresh boar sausage, cauliflower grits, braised red grapes … 10.95

Piri Piri Chicken Wings
Piri Piri pepper marinated chicken wings, Piri Piri wing sauce, cilantro, cilantro ranch dipping sauce … 13.95

BIG PLATES

Pan-Seared Pike
Walleye filet, spicy Napa cabbage salsa, red pepper risotto cake, roasted garlic broth … 19.95

Andouille Double Smash Burger
Double sausage and beef patty, chihuahua cheese, creole dejonnaise, grilled onions, Ancho fries … 10.95

Cherry Chipotle Pork Tenderloin
Grilled tenderloin,”off the cob” Elotes, arugula and cherry tomato, basil vinaigrette

Desserts

Key Lime Pie
coconut graham cracker crust, whipped cream, toasted coconut

Texas Sheet Cake
dense chocolate, vanilla ice cream

Michigan Blueberry Crumble
vanilla ice cream

Grilled Pound Cake
Fresh strawberries, strawberry sauce, lemon-basil ice cream

b 4th of july in evanston at prairie moon

Join us at Prairie Moon on July 3 for Evanston’s B-4th of July Basement Party. DJ James Stover will spin starting at 9PM. Local beer specials.

Prairie Moon will also be open on July 4th so come see us before or after the fireworks!

father's day in evanston at prairie moon superdad brunch

Show how super he is by treating him to the Prairie Moon SuperDad Brunch in Evanston. More than 30 items to choose from, plus the one and only Prairie Moon Hot Dog Cart! All Dads gets a free beer.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE WHOLE SUPERDAD FATHER’S DAY BRUNCH MENU!

Reservations strongly encouraged. Call 847-864-8328.

maplewood brewery at prairie moon in evanston

Prairie Moon is pleased to welcome Chicago’s Maplewood Brewery Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26 in Evanston. Prairie Moon will feature Maplewood beers paired with Prairie Moon small plates. Maplewood beers will also be available in flights. Friday at 4pm meet the brewer! Beers and pairings available all weekend while supplies last. Reservations encourages. 847-864-8328.

SMALL PLATE PAIRINGS

PEACH & PROSCIUTTO FLATBREAD 11.95
house flatbread, fresh peach, roasted cipollini onions, goat cheese, sage pesto, balsamic reduction
– Pairs with “Crushinator” IPA –

STEAK BANH MI 13.95
bulgogi marinated beef tenderloin, mango jalapeno mayo, sweet sour cumbers, carrot slaw, baguette
– Pairs with Charlatan APA –

TEMPURA SOFT SHELL CRAB 15.95fresh spring maryland jumbo soft shell, roasted cipollini onions, broccoli, sweet potato, ponzu sauce, chili aioli
– Pairs with “Son Of Juice” IPA –

KEY LIME PICKLED GULF SHRIMP 12.95
large gulf shrimp, old bay house pickling, key lime mustard aioli
– Pairs with “Fizzle Drizzle” Key lime sour –

MAPLEWOOD BEERS

MAPLEWOOD CRUSHINATOR IPA 6
Session IPA with Simcoe & Mt Hood Hops, tropical flavors, easy drinking IPA 4.5%

MAPLEWOOD “CHARLATAN” APA 6
Well balanced pale ale with Simcoe, Citra & Centennial hops – earthy pine, grapefruit notes with a proper malt backbone 6.1%

MAPLEWOOD “SON OF JUICE” IPA 6
Juicy IPA with loads of Simcoe, Mosaic and Nugget hops in a slightly hazy brew 6.3%

MAPLEWOOD “FIZZLE DRIZZLE” 7
Tart Key lime American wild ale – sour with vanilla, lactose & Graham 6.8%

happy hour at prairie moon in evanston

Join us every day from 4pm – 6pm for Prairie Moon’s Happy Hour. $4 Beers, $5 Cocktails, and $6 Wine and Small Plates!

st patricks evanston

Join us all weekend for mighty ye ole St. Pat’s weekend in Evanston.

This year we are partnering with our friends at Half-Acre with many of our St. Patrick’s Day specials prepared with Half-Acre beers.

ST. PATRICK’S WEEKEND MENU

SOUPS

IRISH BEEF STEW
Traditional slow roasted beef stew with potatoes & root vegetables finished with Half Acre’s “Good To See You” dry Irish Stout … Cup 4.95 Bowl 7.95 …

SMALL PLATES

COCKLES AND MUSSELS
Cockles and Prince Edward Island mussels in a tomato-basil and garlic broth with fresh cut fries and roasted garlic aioli … 14.95 …

BANGERS & MASH
Two Dry Irish Stout sausages with mashed potatoes and grainy mustard … 11.95 …

BIG PLATES

CORNED BEEF AND BRAISED CABBAGE
Brined beef brisket with cabbage braised in Half Acre Stout, cider vinegar, bacon and brown sugar, served with mashed potatoes … 15.95 …

CORNED BEEF ON RYE
Brined beef brisket with horseradish mayo & melted Swiss on rye with fresh cut fries … 11.95 …

GAELIC STEAK
Grilled center cut New York, sliced and with Glendalough Irish whiskey peppercorn cream sauce, served with mashed potatoes and broccoli … 22.95 …

SMOKED DOUBLE PORK CHOP
14oz. cider brined double pork chop with an Irish whiskey bacon chutney, mashed potatoes & garlic spinach … 17.95 …

FINNAN HADDIE
Smoked Boston cod baked in a light mustard bechamel, champ mashed potatoes, fresh broccoli … 16.95 …

“SMOKING GULL” COD & CHIPS
Crisp Half Acre pale ale battered cod filet with fresh-cut fries and herb tartar … 15.95 …

DESSERT

STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING
Rich, moist Medjool date cake with toffee sauce and vanilla bean cream … 5.95 …

COCKTAIL

IRISH MULE
Ireland’s Glendalough whiskey shaken with lemon, new Deal ginger liquer, aromatic bitters & topped with ginger beer served tall on the rocks … 9 …

IRISH OLD FASHIONED
Glendalough Irish whiskey old fashioned with Angustura and orange bitters and a touch of Drambuie … 9 …

mardi gras, fat Tuesday in Evanston at Prairie Moon with its Mardi Gras Supper Club

Our weekly Supper Club has a special spin this week because of Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras!

$15.95 for three-course New Orleans, Mardi Gras Dinner!

 

APPETIZER

Maquechoux (Mock-Shoe)
cajun spicy cream sweet-corn chowder with shrimp, chicken, bacon, sweet and hot peppers

Red Beans & Rice
cajun andouille sausage, red beans, white rice

Chicken & Andouille Gumbo
hickory-smoked pulled chicken, andouille sausage, okra, white rice

Green Chile Ceasar
Grilled baby romaine, Hatch chile Ceasar, sourdough crouton, Parmesan , Cotija and toasted pepitas

ENTREÉ

Ribeye Brochette / Jambalaya Combo
Grilled steak and vegetable skewer topped with Bienville sauce (Cajun Tasso, crimini mushroom and shrimp) and our Jambalaya

Grilled Chicken Rockefeller
Grilled chicken breast, applewood bacon, baby portobello mushrooms, Herbsaint-spinach cream, sweet onions & wild rice

Scallop & Shrimp Pasta Louise
East coast bay scallops with large Gulf Shrimp tossed in a light fresh herb & sweet pepper cream over linguine

Black Cat Ettouffee
Fresh blackened Louisiana catfish filet smothered in crawfish ettouffee over white rice YA YA!

DESSSERT

Bourbon County Bread Pudding
– chocolate bread pudding, whiskey sauce, vanilla ice cream –

Michigan Blueberry Crisp
– vanilla ice cream –

Texas Sheet Cake
– Rich chocolate cake, chocolate frosting –

mardi gras in evanston at Prairie Moon 2019 best place to celebrate fat tuesday in Chicago

Join us for Mardi Gras 2019! March 1 – March 5 (Fat Tuesday)!

See our special Supper Club Fat Tuesday menu HERE.

SPECIAL MARDI GRAS MENU SERVED March 1 – Fat Tuesday (regular menu also served)

MAQUECHOUX (MOCK-SHOE)
cajun spicy cream sweet corn chowder with chicken, bacon sweet and hot peppers

SMOKED CHICKEN & ANDOUILLE GUMBO
Smoked pulled chicken & Andouille sausage gumbo with filé & okra over white rice

OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELL
“Bevan’s” (St. James River, VA), house cocktail SHRIMP & GRITS bacon, garlic pan-sauce, cheddar grit cake, spicy giardiniera

OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER
6 St. James River oysters baked with Herbsaint creamed spinach

MISSISSIPPI CATFISH NUGGETS
Fresh catfish filet fried in a light seasoned corn flour with Creole mustard dipping sauce

JAMBALAYA
Traditional Cajun seasoned rice dish with shrimp, sausage, and chicken with a healthy blend of peppers & spice

BEER BRAISED MUSSELS WITH ANDOUILLE
PEI mussels, amber ale, fennel, crushed red pepper, tomato, Andouille sausage, fries, roasted chili-garlic aioli

SCALLOP & SHRIMP PASTA LOUISE
East coast bay scallops with large Gulf Shrimp tossed in a light fresh herb & sweet pepper cream over linguine

LOUISIANA SHRIMP & CRAWFISH BOIL
½# of Louisiana crawfish, ½# of Gulf shrimp, tossed in LA spice mix, corn on the cob, redskin potatoes.

GREEN CHILE CAESAR & BLACKENED SHRIMP
Grilled romaine, Hatch, NM chile Caesar, blackened shrimp sourdough crouton, Parmesan, Cotija and toasted pepitas

CHICKEN ROCKEFELLER
Pulled smoked chicken , Cajun tasso, baby portobello mushrooms, Herbsaint-spinach cream, sweet onions, rice

CAJUN-CREOLE COMBO
Blackened prime sirloin with blue cheese-basil butter over sautéed spinach with jambalaya

THE HURRICANE (COCKTAIL)
House-made Hurricane with passion fruit, pineapple and lime shaken with dark and light rum

SAZERAC (COCKTAIL)
Rye whiskey cocktail with Herbsaint & Peychaud bitters

Cajun-Creole favorites on our regular menu
Étouffée | Po’ Boys | Blackened Chicken & Andouille Hash Red Beans & Rice

spiteful brewing and few spirits at prairie moon

Join us Friday, February 22 for our Mid-Winter Feast and Pairings, with special guests, Spiteful Brewing and Few Spirits!

 

MENU MID-WINTER FEAST with SPITEFUL BREWING & FEW SPIRITS

PASTRAMI – SAUERKRAUT SOUP
Swiss cheese broth, Rye crouton – try with Spiteful “Lager” –

ANDOUILLE HUSHPUPPIES
Spicy Jalapeno remoulade – try with “Working for the Weekend” IPA –

BACON JAM FLATBREAD
Dijon mornay, arugula – try with a FEW “Foster Brooks” (whiskey cocktail) –

CHICKEN TIKKA KABOB
Coconut curry squash, spinach, basmati rice, house naan  – try with Spiteful “IPA” –

ROOT BEER BRAISED LAMB SHANK
Cheddar grits, fried onions, micro greens – try with Spiteful “Pigeon Porter” –

GRASSHOPPER BROWNIE
Flour-less, Creme De Menthe saybon, salt caramel sauce, mint Chantilly – Try with a FEW “Second Circle”

BEERS

SPITEFUL IPA
IPA brewed with Amarillo hops from Chicago (12oz can) 6.2% –

SPITEFUL LAGER SPECIAL
Crisp golden lager brewed in the German Pilsner style 4.7%

SPITEFUL “WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND” IPA
Double juicy IPA from Chicago 8%

SPITEFUL “GOD DAMN PIGEON PORTER”
Highly rated, toasted English amber malt with Simcoe hops from Chicago, 8.2%

SPITEFUL FIGHT OF FOUR 10

FEW COCKTAILS $9

THE BLUE BEAR
FEW Breakfast Gin, blackberries, mint, lime juice, rhubarb bitters

SECOND CIRCLE
FEW Bourbon, Fonseca Ruby Port, maple, Angustora bitters, cherry

FOSTER BROOKS
FEW American Whiskey, Carpano Antiqua, Benedictine, allspice bitters, lemon peel

valentines day in evanston restaurant prairie moon

Prairie Moon’s Valentine’s Weekend!

February, 14th – February, 16th
(Regular menu also available.)

VALENTINE COCKTAILS

BEES KNEES
Waterloo Old Yalupon Gin, local honey syrup, Meyer lemon, lemon bitters 9

TRUFFLE MARTINI
360 double chocolate vodka, Five Farms fresh Irish cream liqueur, Aztec chocolate bitters, chocolate shavings 9

SOUP

MAINE LOBSTER BISQUE
Homemade lobster stock, cream, Sherry cup 5.95 bowl 8.95

SMALL PLATES

BLUE CRAB STUFFED SHRIMP LOUISE
2 colossal shrimp with a blue crab, sweet pepper stuffing over spinach with a fresh herb Louise sauce 12.95

AZTEC CHOCOLATE STEAK TIPS
Prime center cut sirloin steak, cocoa-ancho marinade, Aztec chocolate bitters, stout, over bacon mashed potatoes with caramelized onions 13.95

BIG PLATES

ROCK LOBSTER TAIL
Broiled 9oz. Lobster tail, drawn butter, roasted red pepper mashed potatoes, rosemary asparagus 27.95

SEAFOOD DIAVOLO PASTA
Spicy tomato, garlic, white wine, lobster cream sauce & linguine tossed with Bay scallops & large gulf shrimp 18.95

SURF & TURF
9oz. Rock lobster tail and grilled 5oz tenderloin filet, herb-butter, roasted red-pepper mashed potatoes, rosemary asparagus 39.95

PRIME BONE-IN FILET
16oz. Center-cut, prime, bone-in beef tenderloin steak, fresh herb butter, rosemary asparagus, roasted red pepper mashed potatoes 39.95

DESSERT

MEXICAN CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE
Mexican chocolate, pasilla, guajillo, ancho chilis, cinnamon cookie crust, chili caramel, Mexican vanilla cream 6.95

~Regular Menu Also Available~