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Cru Kitchen and Bar Hosts Oscar Viewing Party


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Chicago, IL (February 2013) – It’s written in the stars! Cru Kitchen & Bar (25 E. Delaware Pl.) is hosting an Oscar® Viewing Party from 5:30-10:30pm on Sunday, February 24 with nominee themed cocktails and prizes.

Cru invites guests to strap on their heels or put on their ties and head to a party all about the movies. Vote for your award picks for a chance to win prizes, while sipping on themed cocktails crafted by Beverage Manager Benjamin Augustine.

Clover Club_SingleSip on the Lincoln (a traditional Old Pal cocktail) with Old Overholt Rye, Campari, Vermouth and orange bitters; the Amour (Clover Club) with Death’s Door Gin, raspberry, lemon and egg white; the Zero Dark Thirty (Blood and Sand) with Famous Grouse Scotch, Cherry Heering, Punt e Mes and orange; and more! The special drink of the evening is Cru’s take on a spiked sweet tea—the Hushpuppy—with Pimms, lemon juice, simple syrup and ice tea, inspired by Beasts of the Southern Wild.

For more information on Cru, call 312.337.4001 or visit www.crukitchen.com.

Nestled in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood, Cru Kitchen & Bar balances its elegant décor with a casual ambiance. Guests are invited to cozy up to a fireplace in winter or enjoy alfresco dining in warmer months as they dine on farm-to-table American cuisine, craft cocktails and beers, and a wide selection of global wines. Cru proudly supports small producers and sustainable farming, using local and seasonal produce and meat, when possible.

Cru is located at 25 E. Delaware Pl. and is open 11 a.m.-12 a.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. on Friday, 9 a.m.-1 a.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m.-12 a.m. on Sunday. For more information, please call 312.337.4001, visit their website at www.crukitchen.com

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