Everyone deserves a little pampering . We all work hard, do chores around the house and give their partner emotional support. We all want to be appreciated, take a night off away from the kids, and just relax. Maybe you and your co workers just want a place to have some drinks and just relax after working hard all day. Well not far from the busy city of Chicago, we found the perfect place.
Oakbrook Center has become a shopper’s mecca. It seems sometimes with all of the designer stores , that someone came along and moved Michigan Avenue to the burbs. Shoppers can buy top drawer items like Michael Kors, Burberry, and Brooks Brothers and then sit down to five star dining. Perry’s Steakhouse can offer the discriminating gourmet and the foodie an experience that they will not forget.
Dining out should be an event, and that is exactly what they do at Perry’s Walk in, and you are surrounded by atmosphere. Live music comes from the lounge while diners sip cocktails as they wait for their table. When we sat down, I was welcomed by a flight of their signature cocktails. Each drink had its own personality. My personal favorite was the Peachy Glen. It tasted like a light fruity delight with its use of peach nectar and captured that summertime feel. Loved the garnish with the edible orchids.
Perry’s also prides itself on inventive starters. Fresh seafood and finest cuts of meat mingle to entice the diner and allow them to have a sneal preview of what is to come. We got a taste of two favorites, the Perry’s signature fried asparagus and beef and bleu. It was a great way to get me to eat my veggies. Fresh crabmeat was piled on top of the asparagus spears to make a veggie treat . The beef and bleu were tender cuts of meat and large chunks of aged bleu to allow the most discriminating gourmet an enjoyable dining overture.
Summer is definitely salad time. We all want to fit into those swimsuits and Perry’s has salads for those who are health conscious. It also makes for a light lunch after a morning of shopping. I liked the wedge salad with the homemade buttermilk dressing.
Jen ordered the Butchers Blend burger and that is the way that a burger should be served. The burger also came with a condiment tray which allowed her to put exactly what she wanted on it. The burger also came with the crispiest Cajun fries that was not too spicy , seasoned just right. I was treated to a taste of the fine examples of Perry’s cuisine. The pork was tender and juicy because of the curing and the salmon seasoned to perfection with the lemon dill butter on the side.The pork was accompanied by a dollop of homemade apple sauce , complete with chunks of apple in it. I was taken back to my mother’s kitchen and the apples she would cook to put in jars.
A fine dinner should come to a dramatic ending and the nutty dangelo definitely provided that. The flames not only entertained us, but the group next to us as well. The nuts , brown sugar , and brandy fused together to make a delightful treat. The vanilla ice cream added to the mixture and allowed to cap our evening with a sweet summer treat.
.Now you can treat yourself to a small sampling of one of Perry’s award winning dinners. Perry’’s celebrates five years at the Oakbrook location and you can be part of the celebration. They are offering four courses for forty four dollars. You can dine on some of the favorites that were mentioned here. Pair that with a glass of Perry’s special reserve wine and you can have a five star evening. But hurry, this offer expires on July 31. For more info go to their website. Why not treat you and a loved one to a night of fine dining? After all, you deserve it.
Perry’s Steakhouse is located at 5 Oakbrook Center in Oakbrook Illinois.