Forbidden Root Botanic Beer Dinner

May 5th - May 6th

Chicago’s Forbidden Root
Wishing for Summer Botanic Beer Dinner
Chef Dan Weiland


Inspired by their love of barley, water, hops and yeast, Chicago’s Forbidden Root, a botanic brewery, is simply : inspired by nature. Bark, stems, flowers, herbs, spices, leaves, roots, and other foraged flavors have long been a part of beer.

While they don’t claim to have invented botanic beer, we are obsessing on how they have embraced it. All the while believing in the magic of harnessing nature.

Join executive Chef Dan Weiland (formerly of Trenchermen, Blackbird and Avec) on May 5th and 6th inside frame as he brings us a dinner and beer pairing, with a menu that’s American rustic.

Emphasizing, complementing, and incorporating Forbidden Root’s beers.


Kimchi, Dill & Lime Sweet Potato Chips
Wildflower Pale Ale Beer Cheese, Spicy Maple, Scallion, Ritz Cracker
Fried Giardiniere, Ranch
Malted Hanger Steak, Smashed Peas, Fried Potatoes, Bagna Cauda
Coconut Panna Cotta, Strawberry Granita, Shave Chocolate, Basil

Saturday, May 5th 6:00pm
Sunday, May 6th 6:00pm

$45 / person + tax and service fee

– 5 courses over 2 hours –
Forbidden Root Paired Beers

Forbidden Root Beers  + Cocktails Available
Cash Gratuity very much appreciated.

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What is Frame?

Tucked quietly behind joebar, frame is a revolving creative hub, home to a carefully curated programs of chef residencies and all round awesome experiences. 

Chef residencies, Sunday at Nonna’s Dinners, rap battles, art workshops, live acoustic sessions, cocktail pairings,  you name it… explore your interests, hone your skills, master a new art craft. meet new friends, share a meal. drink cocktails.  No two days here are ever the same. Seasonal, locally sourced and above all delicious, we’ve built our reputation on the food and drink we serve at frame.

We also partner up with a variety of brands on events of all different shapes and sizes, offering up top-notch food and drink and creative in-house production. frame can seat up to 50 guests dining or 80 guests, theater-style.

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“Tried out frame as part of the ‘grandma’s basement series’ with Chef James (Mabel Gray) and Chef John (Grey Ghost). Our Italian Family Dinner was delicious! Enjoyed every course (which kept coming). Best meatballs I’ve ever had!! Love the idea of home Cookin with a little flare, shared Family style with strangers. A wonderful evening!”

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Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press

“The vibe at the Frame dinners also reflected the personalities of the chefs, who were able to interact with guests and offer stories about their food memories while cooking rustic dishes without the same expectations that come with their respective restaurants. The food was predictably great and unpretentious, but the series also highlighted the growing importance of personality and storytelling to the modern dining experience.”

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