Three new food and music venues in one building ready to open in Evanston!
Ron Onesti, the impresario who recently celebrated the one year anniversary of his extremely popular “Club Arcada” Speakeasy & Restaurant in St. Charles, is ready to make a big splash in Evanston. He will open three new venues, all of which are located in the former 27 Live building at 1012 Church Street.
After almost two years and hundreds of thousands of dollars on renovation, “Rock ‘N Ravioli” Italian Restaurant, “Bourbon ‘N Brass” Speakeasy Bar and The “Evanston Rocks” Music Hall will officially open this month, with “Rock ‘N Ravioli” opening on Sunday, January 7 at 3:00 pm.
“Rock ‘N Ravioli” will serve generations-old Italian recipes and fabulous live music. The Rock ‘N Rav menu will feature numerous varieties of home-made fillings and sauces including Braised Short Ribs and Potato, Lobster and Asparagus, and Frangelico Creme Sauce on Pumpkin Ravs. The “Rock ‘N Za” menu with have the finest Deep Dish Chicago Style, pan and stuffed pizzas in Chicago, with unique ingredients and toppings. A full menu will be available, with a wide variety of small plates to round out the food offerings.
Creative craft cocktails and beers will be available both at “Rock ‘N Ravioli” and at “1012 Bourbon & Brass” an exquisite 1920s-style Speakeasy & Showroom located on the restaurant’s second level. A cabaret stage will add to the ambiance of the antique-laden room.