For Immediate Release
Real Urban Barbecue Observes the Jewish Holiday of Passover
With a Special No- Chametz Carryout Menu
CHICAGO (March 2013)- Real Urban Barbecue, located in Highland Park and Vernon Hills, invites you to join them in celebrating the Jewish holiday of Passover with a special carryout menu. Light the holiday candles and trade your chametz in for a spread of Real Urban Barbecue dishes from March 25 – April 2.
Start your meal with your choice of appetizer: Matzo Balls or Matzo Meal Potato Pancakes, $1.50 each; or Chicken Soup, $5 per quart. Follow your appetizer with your choice of Urban Salad, Boston Bibb, crumbled bleu cheese, candied walnuts, $32 half pan | $64 full pan or a Dinner Salad, garden blend lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers & carrots, $15 half pan | $30 full pan.
For the main course, enjoy your selection of entrée: Whole Smoked Turkey, averages 12-14 pounds, $55; Whole Smoked Turkey Breast, averages 3.5-4 pounds, $45; Whole Smoked Brisket, priced per pound; 14-Hour Smoked & Sliced Brisket, $15 per pound; Smoked Sliced Turkey, $12 per pound; Whole Roasted Chicken, $10 each; Chicken (Matzo) Milanese, Topped with gourmet greens, $6.50 each; or Pan Seared Salmon, served over fennel, carrot & pepper slaw with a citrus vinaigrette, cost based on market prices.
Complement your main course with a few of Real Urban Barbecue’s delicious side dishes: Honey Glazed Carrots, $7 per quart | $18 half pan | $36 full pan; Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes, $7 per quart | $25 half pan | $50 full pan; Sauteed Corn & Peppers, Parsley Butter New Potatoes, Flame Roasted Fuji Apples, Balsamic Glazed Green Beans or Sweet Potato Souffle, $9 per quart | $33 half pan | $66 full pan; or Marinated & Seasoned Grilled Vegetables, $9 per quart | $35 half pan | $70 full pan.
Be sure to save enough room to end your meal and your festivities with a sweet treat or two. Dessert options include a fresh Fruit Tray, $37 half tray | $57 full tray; Flourless Chocolate Cake, $45 and French Macaroons, $22.50 per dozen.
For more information or to place an order visit www.RealUrbanBBQ.com or call Highland Park location at (224) 770-4227 or Vernon Hills at (847) 613-1227.
Prices are subject to change. Real Urban Barbecue may not be able to accommodate orders or changes made less than 48 hours in advance.
* Half pan of salad and sides feeds 12-15 people, full pan feeds 24-30 people and a 1-quart side dish feeds 6 people.
About Real Urban Barbecue
Highland Park native Jeff Shapiro launched Real Urban Barbecue, located at 610 Central Avenue #177 in downtown Highland Park in November 2010. In July 2012 Real Urban Barbecue opened the doors of their second location in Vernon Hills at 1260 South Milwaukee Avenue. Prior, Jeff had worked for Lettuce Entertain You for 14 years at restaurants including Bones, RJ Grunts, Bub City, Pappagus and PJ Clarke’s. He most recently served as director of operations of Carmichael’s Steak House in the West Loop for six years.
Shapiro has been winning trophies in the BBQ competition circuit for many years under the team name Dr. Deckle and Mr. Hide. Well before “Urban Barbecue” became the trend it is today, Shapiro’s feverish passion has had him touring the major BBQ markets of Midwest, the Carolinas, Kansas, Kentucky, Tennessee and Oklahoma.
Real Urban Barbecue specializes in dining, carryout, and catering. The charming dining room seats a total of 100 guests, which includes a private event space for 30 – 40 guests. The menu features homemade BBQ sauce and slow-smoked items like ribs, pulled pork, turkey, brisket and chicken slowly rotated on four Cookshack smokers capable of smoking 1600 lbs of meat daily.
Real Urban Barbecue has been featured on Chicago Magazine’s “Top Ten Hot List” in January 2011, Chicago Tribune’s “Top Ten Bites” in July 2011 and voted as the “North Shore’s Best BBQ” in August 2011 by the readers of Make It Better Magazine in their annual “Best Of” issue. More recent accolades include being voted “Best Sandwich” in the Highland Park Patch 2012 Readers’ Choice and winning “Best Side Dish” for the Mac & Cheese at the 2012 Taste of Highland Park.
For more information, curbside service and catering, visit www.RealUrbanBBQ.com or call Highland Park location at (224) 770-4227 or Vernon Hills at (847) 613-1227. Follow on Twitter @RealUrbanBBQ and become a fan on Facebook.
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