On April 2, FIG & OLIVE Chicago will launch its Jazz Brunch Sundays series offering guests a seasonal, French Riviera-style dining experience in the city’s prominent Gold Coast accompanied by live jazz music.

Creating an elegant and lively atmosphere that exudes the essence of the Mediterranean, guests of FIG & OLIVE can listen to the rhythms of top jazz bands between noon and 3 p.m. while enjoying specialty beverages and brunch plates. The upcoming Jazz Brunch Sundays will feature the musical styling of:

Sunday, April 2: Dave Rice

Sunday, April 9: Chris White

Sunday, April 16: Liz Mandeville

French Riviera-Inspired Brunch

FIG & OLIVE’s brunch menu features fresh, simple ingredients characterized by traditional Mediterranean cuisine with premium olive oils at the core. Highlights from the brunch menu include:

  • Signature Crostini selections
  • Crab Cake with horseradish, preserved lemon mayo, cilantro
  • Quinoa Salad with red cabbage, squash, pomegranate, orange, Brussels sprout citrus dressing
  • Riviera Poached Egg and Cured Salmon with cream cheese, horseradish, hollandaise sauce, mixed salad
  • French Toast with fig cinnamon jam, seasonal fruits, vanilla whipped cream
  • F&O Burger with beef, bun, tomato, pickled onion, choice of cheese, chef’s sauce
  • Grilled Smoked Hanger Steak with baby kale, arugula, pine nut, romesco with almond and hazelnut

Guests can pair brunch dishes with a selection of juices and nectars and delightful hand-crafted cocktails including Blood Orange Mimosa with blood orange purée and orange juice topped with sparkling wine; Piscine with sparkling wine served on ice with fresh strawberries; Summer in Provence with gin, house made rosemary thyme syrup, muddled blackberries, lime juice; and Rosé Sangria with rosé wine, pamplemousse liqueur, cranberry and raspberry.

FIG & OLIVE’s Jazz Brunch will take place every Sunday from noon until 3 p.m. 

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