Winter citrus on menus in Chicago

January 21, 2009 10:35:41 AM PST
The taste of fresh citrus is usually enjoyed only in the summertime. But ABC7's Hungry Hound says a number of local restaurants are now putting winter citrus on their menus. From blood oranges to kumquats, now is the peak season.

From Ben Pao
52 W. Illinois St.
312-222-1888
blood orange duck soong

From Naha
500 N. Clark St.
312-321-6242
Honey Bell Spritzer: fresh-squeezed Honey Bell Juice on ice with a combination of Club Soda, lemonade and cranberry juice
Vanilla Bean, Citrus and Spice Scallops with Caramelized Belgian Endive, Ruby Red Grapefruit and Mint

From Eve
840 N. Wabash
312-266-3383
Meyer lemon basil cake with basil anglaise

From Blackbird
619 W. Randolph St.
312-715-0708
White chocolate mousse with kumquats, green tea streusal and cara cara sorbet (kumquats are candied in sugar, orange juice and rice wine vinegar) with puree of red navels