Osteria La Madia Celebrates Super Bowl 50 with new Artisan Pizzas that pay tribute to the Broncos and Panthers
Chicago’s foodies and football fans alike will welcome two great commemorative artisan pizzas into their homes on Super Bowl Sunday, thanks to the artistry of Chef Jonathan Fox of Osteria La Madia (59 W. Grand Ave, Chicago, 312-329-0400). Chef Jonathan has developed two perfect pizza recipes to celebrate the signature flavors of Colorado (Denver Broncos) and North Carolina (Carolina Panthers). Delivery orders may be made online at Diningin.com or by calling 312-329-0400.
If you are rooting for the Denver Broncos, you’ll want to order some homemade Colorado lamb sausage pizzas. Chefs know that Colorado produces some of the best lamb in the United States and it is featured in restaurants from coast to coast. This is a red pizza topped with spicy Colorado Lamb Sausage, Fresno chilis, tomato and mozzarella.
On the other side of the field, if you’re a Carolina Panthers fan, you simply have to order Osteria La Madia’s special BBQ Pork Belly Pizza, designed by Chef Jonathan to pay tribute to Carolina’s favorite foods, bacon and barbecue. This white pizza starts with Barbecue Smoke Pork Belly, accompanied by sweet caramelized onions and Caciocavallo cheese.
Osteria La Madia’s regular menu, also available on Super Bowl Sundy, is filled with fan-favorite pizzas, salads, pastas and other italian specialties that are perfect for a scrumptious Super Bowl Sunday feast. There are red and white pizzas, so take your pick. Red pizza choices include La Quecia Coppa Piccante, sweet peppers and onions ($15); Quatro Formaggio (four cheeses; $13); Margherita, San Marzano tomato, mozzarella ($17); Triple Pepperoni finished with white truffle oil ($17); and Parma Classic, arugula and Prosciutto di Parmi ($19). White pizzas include the signature Three Hour Roasted Grape and Teleggio, with Prosciutto ($13); Wild Mushroom, Smoked Mozzarella ($15); Moroccan Speiced Lamb Sausage with mint pesto ($17),; Slagel Farm Smoked Porkbelly, with Tuscan kale ($16). All of Osteria La Madia’s pizzas can be purchased half-baked so you can finish baking them at home and serve them piping hot from the oven.
Osteria La Madia’s salads are the perfect accompaniment to the delicious pizzas. Try the Wood Roasted Heirloom Beets, baby kale, Grogonzola, and Marcona Almonds ($12); Arugula Salad with chicken, local apples, 3-hour roasted grapes, Grana Parmigiano, spicy walnuts, and walnut vinaigrette ($14); the Little Gem Greens Salad with chicken, market tomatoes, crispy Pancetta, and mustard dressing ($13).
If you want to indulge your Super Bowl Party guests with some great additional Italian specialties, add some Panini and Pasta dishes to your order. Favorite Panini include the House-cured Italian Beef with spicy giardiniere and taleggio ($13); and Italian Salumi Mortadella & Coppa with fontina, lettuce, tomato on Ciabatta bread ($13).
Pasta creations incluce Casoncelli, creamy butternut squash filled pasta, spinach, pistachio and Parmigiano ($20); Pappardelle, Wild Boar Bolognese, with aromatic vegetables, tomato and oregano ($22); and Orrecchiette with chicken sausage, tomato conserva, roasted eggplant and green olives ($22).
Remember that Osteria La Madia can prepare the perfect feast for your Super Bowl Sunday Party. Call the restaurant at 312-329-0400 to create your special menu and arrange for pickup or delivery.
About Osteria La Madia
Osteria La Madia is where two pleasures—great food and distinctive, delicious wines—come together. It is an urban Italian osteria that pays homage to traditional Italian cuisine, featuring house made pastas, anti pasti, salumi and prosciutto, formaggio, salads, and a full entrée selection. The robust wine list features more than 75 wines by the glass, a handsome bottled wine collection and some very crafty cocktails.
Food specialties include Carnaroli Risotto with Black Alba Truffles and Pecorino; Wood Roasted Who Branzino with Fennel, Grapefruit and Pine Nuts; Pan Roasted Chicken with Braised Winter Vegetables, Capolini Onions, Apple, Jus; Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb with Acorn Squash and Fingerling Potatoes, and Chianti Braised Short Ribs with Roasted Baby Carrots, Carnaroli Risotto, and Grana Padana Parmigiano.
Fans of Osteria La Madia’s pizza are never disappointed.
The award-winning fired-roasted selections were developed as a result of chef/owner Jonathan Fox tasting dozens of styles of pizza in the U.S. and Europe. Chef Fox put his own spin on this most elemental of dishes and the results are outstanding.
Osteria La Madia’s menu is designed for sharing, with flavor-packed, wood-fired pizzas that change seasonally, inventive salads, and savory pasta dishes. Desserts are all made on premises, in keeping with what is seasonally available.
In addition to wine, Osteria La Madia offers innovative cocktails, many of which are made from spirits infused in-house. Service is attentive, giving guests ample time to savor their food and drink in a relaxed yet up-tempo atmosphere.
When friends ask you to suggest a sleek yet comfortable place for a relaxed meal, Osteria La Madia will be your first choice. Delivery orders may be made online at diningin.com or by calling 312-329-0400.
West Grand Avenue 59, Chicago, 60654, Illinois, United States