3/13 – Pop-Up Brunch w/ Chef John Wayne Formica

This Sunday we are happy to feature a new chef to the Guest Chef Pop-Up Brunch Series.  We would like to introduce Chef John Wayne Formica.   We’ll let The Traveling Cowboy Chef describe his philosophy:

“Worldly Travels, Food, Drink, Culture, and Life is my motto! I am a Culinarian, Chef, Cook, Foodie, Consultant, Biker, Veteran, Teacher, Writer with an open road and a knife!”


So come on by and check out his amazing and extensive brunch menu that he’ll be serving from 11am-3pm.



to nibble

Potato Latkes


fatta en casa lebne “yogurt” | applesauce

Fried deviled eggs

$2 ea

giardiniera | thyme | spicy mayo | crispy pork

Spiced papas fritas

paprika | cumin | parsley | sea salt | spicy mayo

Signature lamb tartare


Colorado lamb loin | cracked wheat | parsley salad

cinnamon | lemon | sesame aioli | smoked sea salt | toast points


from the garden

Citrus buratta Salad


4oz. buratta | arugala | red onion | grapefruit | citrus vin | crispy pork |

basalmic reduction | toast points

Windy city garden salad (vegan)


baby greens | sprouts | cucumber | red onion | carrot | goji berries |

sweet chili lime vinaigrette | bee pollen


from the water

Lump crab & polenta cake benedict


avocado | chive | crab fat hollandaise | black pepper

Lox –n- bagel


cowboy pit smoked salmon | market pickles | yogurt cream cheese

Stuffed avocado


spicy tuna | ponsu | tobiko | micro cilantro | mango sauce



from the land

Smoked pork belly hash


red potato | scallion | 60 degree egg | crab fat hollandaise

Banger portabella (can be vegan)


spicy sausage | spiced crispy potatoes | fried egg | arugala

Roma frittata


ricotta | red potato | cream | arugala

Hangover helper chilaquiles (can be vegan)


chicken | spicy tomato sauce | buratta | sundried tomato pesto | fried


Cowboy burger on brioche


8oz prime beef | bbq pork | french dressing | arugala | spiced papas


sweet tooth

French toast


Hawaiian bread | vanilla anglaise | orange walnut crumble | chantilly


Stuffed nutella pancakes


maple syrup | fresh banana | toasted hazelnut

bacon pancakes


“making bacon pancakes. Take the bacon and put it in a pancake”

nueske’s bacon | bourbon maple syrup