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Indian and Latin American Fusion-Fare Dinner for Two or Seven-Course New Year’s Eve Meal and Dancing at Vermilion

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Gourmet-lauded chefs blend Latin American flavors with Indian dishes & ring in new year with deadly-sin-themed 7-course meal & dancing

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Expiration varies. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift for dinner for two option. May buy multiple for New Year's Eve meal option. Limit 1 per table for dinner for two option; no limit per table for New Year's Eve meal option. Valid only for option purchased. Dine-in only. Additional charge for dinner for two option for New York strip steak or lobster entrees, or crab cake, lamb chops, or shrimp appetizers. No online reservations. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Like attaching a fake mustache to a Halloween mask or cleverly changing your name from Obi-Wan Kenobi to Ben Kenobi, adding a new ingredient to something familiar can render it delightfully unrecognizable. Enjoy inventive eats with today’s Groupon to Vermilion. Choose between the following options:

  • For $38, you get an Indian and Latin American fusion dinner for two (up to an $82 value). Dinner includes the following:
  • Two appetizers (up to a $13 value each)
  • Two entrees (up to a $28 value)<p>
  • For $75, you get a Seven Deadly Sins dinner on New Year’s Eve (a $150 value), which includes:
  • A seven-course meal
  • A champagne toast and party favors
  • A DJ spinning Bollywood, global, and club music
  • Dancing until 3 a.m.<p>

The recipient of all manner of accolades and press mentions, Vermilion’s culinary team assembles a menu of specialties that combine the zesty flavors of Latin America with the scorching spices of Indian cuisine. The juhu ki pani puri appetizer pours spicy potato and chili-mint purée over flour shells. Shrimp paella combines shrimp and mussels with ancho tequila and indian flattened rice poha, and Vermilion thali offers a smattering of Indian dishes, including daal makhani, basmati rice, and naan bread, for a taste of India more manageable than a gingerbread Taj Mahal.

On New Year’s Eve, Vermilion hosts a soiree complete with a DJ spinning Bollywood dance tunes and party favors aplenty. A seven-course meal fuels the carousal with dishes named after each of the seven deadly sins. Pride kicks off the noshfest with blue-corn-crusted scallops, followed closely by the Avarice of mysore lamb chops, before moving onto Mild Irritability, which is marked by phone calls from telemarketers during the meal. The evening rounds off with a champagne toast in honor of the new year.

The expiration on this deal varies from option to option. * The prix-fixe dinner for two expires February 28, 2012 * The Seven Deadly Sins dinner expires December 31, 2011<p>


Vermilion has garnered a great deal of press and accolades over the years. From being named one of Chicago magazine’s Best New Restaurants of 2004 to gracing the pages of Esquire in an article titled "15 More Restaurants Not to Miss," the restaurant is no stranger to the spotlight. And at the heart of its success is Rohini Dey, a former consultant who, in 2003, decided to dive whisk first into the restaurant biz. Inspired by her Indian heritage, Dey set out to re-engineer the country’s traditional approach, fusing contemporary homeland flavors with elements of similarly bold Latin cuisine.

At Vermilion’s Chicago and New York City locations, the chefs craft meat and vegetarian fusions. Some of their most successful creations include the Gourmet-lauded duck-vindaloo arepas, lobster tail stewed in coconut-and-curry-leaf gravy, which was named the top dish worldwide by USA Today in 2004, and the tandoori skirt steak, hailed by Esquire. The decor mirrors the artful approach to dining, with sleek white spaces accented by black-and-white photos taken before the invention of color. Both locations also incorporate lounge areas that often come to life as fusion music, specialty cocktails, and a global wine list circulate the space.


76% of 339 customers recommend

  • “AWESOME Restaurant! Amazing Experience! ”

  • “Excellent place.”

  • “Unique and delicious food. ”

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    Near North Side

    10 W Hubbard St.

    Chicago, Illinois 60654


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