Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Food & Drink
  3. Restaurants

Half price: three signature paellas at Mercat a la Planxa on National Paella Day

See also

Mercat a la Planxa, the modern tapas restaurant inspired by Spain’s Catalan region, celebrates National Paella Day, today, Thursday, March 27, by offering guests its signature paella dishes for just half the price.

Mercat’s signature paella dishes include: Paella Negra with black calaspara rice, lobster, scallops, clams, mussels, artichoke tomato salad and saffron aioli toast ($37.50; original price $75); Paella Valencia with saffron calaspara rice, chicken ropa, chorizo, artichoke tomato salad and saffron aioli toast ($21; original price $42); and Fideua de Camaron with angel hair pasta, jumbo prawns, squid, cherry tomato parsley salad and piquillo aiolo toast ($27.50; original price $55).

Chef Cory Morris strongly recommends guests make a reservation, as they must allow 45 minutes for the paella to be prepared.

Mercat’s National Paella Day celebration comes in advance of the restaurant’s First Annual Paella Cook-Off, hosted by Executive Chef Jose Garces with Chicago Gourmet on Monday, June 23. Chef Graces, along with a panel of judges, will taste paella dishes from Chicago’s top chefs to vote on the winner.

Mercat a la Planxa is one my favorite restaurants in a city festooned with fabulous eateries. Read more here.

Mercat a la Planxa
638 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
312.765.0524

INFO:
Mercat a la Planxa
312.765.0524
www.mercatchicago.com

Advertisement

Leisure

  • Hyundai Sonata
    The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is one amazing car, has terrific value and astonishing design
    Camera
    13 Photos
  • Asparagus and shrimp stir-fry
    Asparagus and shrimp: Try this quick and really tasty stir-fry
    Camera
    8 Photos
  • Pauley Perrette
    Hair color sends Pauley Perrette from NCIS to the emergency room
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Alternative medicine
    Alternative medicine: Remedies to make the bugs in your body go away for good
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Smart tray
    Need more counter space in the bathroom? Try the Smart Tray
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Wazee Supper Club
    Wazee Supper Club's summer menu is here to help you beat the summer heat
    Camera
    6 Photos