Rivers were once a hotbed of transportation, conveying supplies, postal packages, and logs full of soggy burritos. Convey sustenance to starving stomachs with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of eclectic fare and drinks at Currents on the River. Hurry to redeem your Groupon, as it expires in just three months.
Currents on the River, neighbor to Chicago's noble waterway, presents patrons with menus of locally sourced and internationally inspired fare and served in front of wide, riverfront windows. Start digestive fiestas with Chicago Green River wings ($9), grilled and smothered in Green River soda-based signature sauce. Hand-held hunger-trouncers count among their troops the smoked pork bahn mi, a crusty baguette armed with Vietnamese smoked pork, pickled carrots, and chili peppers ($11). Up taste buds' cultural cache with the Moroccan vegetable stew ($13), a mound of couscous shaped to resemble the face of Sir Isaac Newton and loaded with veggies such as sweet potatoes, chickpeas, and red-mustard seed. A fully loaded dessert & drinks menu and kids' menu cater to appetites of all types and sizes.