Category Archives: FRONTERA NOW

New Year’s Eve at Frontera Restaurants

The Champagne is on ice. The mariachis are tuning up. Our wood-burning grills are fired up and so are we. New Year’s Eve is one of favorite nights of the year. Here’s a look at what’s happening in our restaurants. Ring in 2020 at Topolobampo with a special six-course menu celebrating our staff’s favorite dishes and pairings from […]

Un Año: Bar Sótano’s First Anniversary Party 11/13

Bar Sótano is turning one!  Our speakeasy-style mezcal bar will celebrate its first anniversary with a special five-course dinner paired with the bar team’s Mexican market-inspired cocktails. The dinner takes place Nov. 13 in the bar, located in the alley behind Frontera Grill at 443 N. Clark St. “We knew Bar Sótano would be the […]

It’s Happy Hour at Frontera Grill!

For the first time in 32 years, Frontera Grill is hosting a happy hour. Just head into the bar on weekdays from the time we open our doors until 6:30 p.m. and we’ll offer you this special menu of mouthwatering snacks and drinks. Only available at the Frontera bar. New School Margarita Espolón reposado tequila, BroVo spicy curaçao, […]

Leña Brava Wine Dinner with Rick Bayless & Paolo Paoloni

We’re bringing revered winemaker Paolo Paoloni to Chicago for a very special dinner on Oct. 30 to unveil our newest Topolovino Baja wine. It’s an exquisite Nebbiolo, a collaboration between Paolo and our wine director Jill Gubesch, created at the dreamy Villa Montefiori winery in Valle de Guadalupe. Join us for a super-exclusive preview tasting and dinner party featuring four Baja-inspired dishes […]

Introducing “Tortazo” by Rick Bayless

Chef Rick Bayless is bringing the flavors of Mexico to Willis Tower. Tortazo is the celebrated chef’s new premium fast-casual restaurant located inside the iconic building at 233 S. Wacker Drive. It is slated to open in December. “Tortazo is all about offering soul-satisfying food and drinks, and delivering them with generous-spirited hospitality our guests […]