Cultural Crossover Dinner at Tanta

What: Tanta invites guests to a Peruvian-Asian inspired menu created by Chefde Cuisine Jesus Delgado and guest Chef Bill Kim of Belly Q.
Where: Tanta (118 W. Grand Ave.)
When: Thursday, January 22 at 6 p.m.
Details: The first installation of the quarterly series teams up Chef de Cuisine Jesus Delgado with Chef Bill Kim of Belly Q, Urban Belly, and Belly Shack to feature a Peruvian-Asian inspired menu paired with cultural cocktails and wines, hand-picked by General Manager Tomy Lokvicic, from the restaurant’s collection of renowned craft pisco cocktails and international wines.

The six-course seated dinner features a menu highlighting various twists on cultural cuisine, prepared by each chef to suit their individual cooking style and technique. The menu includes:

First Course: Chef Delgado
Tiradito Nikei
sliced Hamachi in smoked aji Amarillo and dashi leche de tigre finished with Peruvian seaweed

Second Course: Chef Kim
Roasted Tuna
Coconut Grits and Shrimp Ceviche

Third Course: Chef Kim
Sweet Potato and Maple Dumplings
quinoa and bacon

Fourth Course: Chef Delgado
Anticucho BBQ
crispy pork belly, aji panca barbecue glaze, potatoes cream, and kimchi mango chalaca

Fifth Course: Chef Kim
Cardamom Scented Ground Lamb Fried Rice
toasted pepitas

Sixth Course: Chef Delgado
Grilled Duck Breast
glazed in lemongrass and ginger sauce over wheat stew risotto in aji Amarillo and curry

Dessert: Chef Delgado
Mousse de Chocolate Fortunato
Peruvian chocolate mousse, crispy quinoa mix, cacao nibs, and cacao merengues

Tickets are priced at $99 per person for dinner only, and $150 with paired drinks, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Interested guests can make reservations by calling Lucy Kendall at 312.222.9604 or email A credit card number is required to secure the reservation.

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