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New Year's Day Blues Brunch

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 • 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Howells & Hood
435 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

Live Blues for New Year's Day Brunch • Reservations Available

Don't stress about finding room on New Year's Day for brunch. Make your reservations now, and enjoy live, acoustic blues music from artist Matt Hendricks as he sets the stage for the quintessential Chicago brunch experience. Indulge in Chef Scott Walton's culinary creativity and kick off your new year on the Magnificent Mile. (just $29 per person)

OMELETS  omelets made with locally sourced farm eggs

country ham, applewood bacon, smoked pulled pork, seasonal wild mushrooms, artichokes, heirloom tomato, spinach, onion, garden sweet peppers, aged white cheddar, sweet swiss, pepperjack


Burton's maple syrup, strawberry lemongrass, blueberry ginger, dark chocolate ganache, chantilly cream

CHARCUTERIE & SEAFOOD - house cured salamis and sausages, house made mustards, smoked Superior whitefish, citrus cured salmon, deviled eggs

CHEESE & FRUIT - assorted local cheeses, sliced seasonal fruit & berries, house made jams & jellies, assorted artisan breads, bagels, breakfast pastries, croissants & muffins

CARVING STATION  served with assorted artisan rolls

•dry aged Painted Hills New York strip, horseradish cream

Benton's Farm Country Ham, stout maple glaze


•house cured applewood smoked bacon

 •Esposito's breakfast sausage

•sweet malted griddle cakes, Burton's maple syrup

•Miller Farms Corn Flake fried chicken

•braised short rib & green egg chilaquiles

•Swan Creek scrambled eggs, farmer's cheese, chives

•1891 Chili, cornbread muffin

•milk-braised pork & beans: 8 hour Slagel Farm pork shoulder, bacon vinegar beans, salsa verde, house made tortillas

•Howells & Hood Meatloaf: pork, veal, and beef, roasted root vegetables, yukon mashed, red wine sauce


•chopped salad: garden pepper buttermilk ranch dressing

•romaine salad: endive, chopped eggs, sheep's milk parmesan, brioche croutons, white anchovy, creamy lemon garlic dressing

•heirloom tomato salad: pickled red onion, buratta cheese, marinated olives, basil pistou

PASTRY STATION - Chef's favorites