Fornetto Mei - Chicago DiningSavor unique meals at Fornetto Mei, an excellent pan-Italian restaurant located onsite at The Whitehall Hotel in downtown Chicago. Both breakfast and dinner are served on a daily basis, making mealtime easy, convenient, and delicious. Start your day off with one of many signature items, such as a fruit and yogurt plate, fresh fruit crepes, French toast, homemade buttermilk pancakes, a lox platter, Irish oatmeal, and Swiss muesli. Fornetto Mei also features a wide range of egg dishes, including omelets, two eggs any style, “hole-in-one” eggs, Eggs Benedict, and steak and eggs. What’s more, you can order the quiche of the day and the hotel’s famous corned-beef hash.
When it comes to dinner, nobody does it quite like Fornetto Mei. Choose from the intimate dining room or the jazzy atrium pizza bar. For dinner, there are some exceptional menu choices. Starters feature superb soups and sumptuous salads. Entrees are plentiful and include Berkshire Pork Bolognese, Herb Linguine with Chicken, Pappardelle with Mushrooms, Oxtail Gnocchi, Seafood Risotto with Scallops & Shrimp, Fresh Grilled Wild Salmon, and Pan-Roasted, Dry-Aged 8-Ounce Steer Tenderloin. As for the pizzas, well, you’re going to want to give them a shot, especially since they’re all made in a gourmet wood oven. Delight in everything from The Whitehall Hotel’s signature pizza with sausage, grapes, and goat cheese to Pizza D’Asti with lots of meat to the Basil Chicken Pizza. Don’t forget to order a glass of wine or one of Fornetto Mei’s classic martinis.