Options abound at this popular River North spot. From 5:00 to 6:45 p.m., it's business as usual, but from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m., there's a special $45 sharing menu which includes a crudo from the raw bar, three en pan (apps), two small platos (plates, duh), two large platos, and a dessert tasting. Or, go big with the all-inclusive party experience for $125 (starting at 9:30 p.m.), which includes a five-course sharing menu, two-hour open bar, champagne toast, and party favors.
Tavernita,151 West Erie Street (at La Salle Drive); 312-274-1111.
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