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travel & leisure,
town & country
chicago magazine,
wine enthusiast,
usa today,
chicago tribune (3 Stars)

great food – oprah magazine

fashionable and fun – fortune

most exotic fusion concept – crain's business

biggest chicago trendsetter & scene setter
– bon appetit

noteworthy indian fusion – business week

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Vermilion and James Beard Foundation partner to support women

for details on the Women in Culinary Leadership Scholarship (WICL),
the ten celebrity Chefs for Women (CFW) backing this cause

(more details)

New Lunch Menu - 8 Naan Bread Sandwiches

Vietnam has their Banh Mi, the US has the Burger, Mexico their Burritos, and we're delighted to meld the best of india and latin america into our new lunch naan bread sandwiches. Enveloped in a warm fresh naan, with a layer of argentinean chimichurri, avocados, mint onion and arugula, with crisp masala fries. Pick from a choice of:
v i n d a l o o p u l l e d d u c k - o r - a l o o po t a t o
b l a c k e n e d
t a m a r i n d p o r k - or - e g g p l a n t
m i n t v e r d e c h i c k e n - or - p a n e e r c h e e s e
t a n d o o r i w h i t e f i s h -
o r - p o r t a b e l l a
If you're looking for an express lunch, the options are many - naan sandwiches ($12), the lunch Thali ($15) or slad soup duo ($12). Or pick from our full menu for a leisurely lunch. Book one of our many semi-private spaces for a business or social get away and inquire about our lunch prix-fixe and delivery options for groups.

Mother's Day - Gourmet Global feast at Vermilion

MAY 11th 2014 lunch / dinner

as a women-led women supporting entity, Vermilion is celebrating Mother's day by curating some of our best to create globetrotting unique brunch and dinner feasts. Adding celebration to this special day with our sparkling cocktails bar, an array of fizzes that render the omnipresent mimosa mundane (sparkling mango ginger, prickly pear clove, blood orange star anise, blueberry cardamom fizzes). And gifting with a delicious bag of Vermilion spiced cookies for Mom.

Brunch 3 courses - $35/$20 for children 12 under, 11:30am-2:30pm

Dinner 4 courses - $45/$25 for children 12 under, 5pm-9pm


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Vermilion founder Rohini's Chicago Sun Times
(monthly daily splash):

Skewering the gastro ceiling
(click here)
My beloved and reviled skirt steak (click here)
Nice girls don't open restaurants (click here)

Lamenting Indian cuisine in the US (click here)

Stockholm syndrome dining (click here)
Women's Networking (click here)
Culinary holy grail of authenticity (click here)
Doing business in New York vs. Chicago (click here)

revolutionizing dining out - NRA panel 05/18 led by Vermilion (event )

Politico Second Acts Panel (video)

NDTV Will Travel for Food (video)

Times Now - The Foodie (video)