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The Sloppy Sundae at Francesca’s Vicinato was featured during the celebration of the franchise’s 25th anniversary. Its legend is that of spur-of-the-moment creation turned secret menu item turned customer favorite. Photos by Bill Jones/22nd Century Media
Francesca’s Vicinato’s Burrata con Pomodorini features the soft cheese alongside heirloom tomatoes and basil, topped with aged balsamic.
The Insalata alla Francesca — which effectively serves as Francesca’s Vicinato’s house salad —features Romaine, endive and radicchio, with blue cheese, fresh vegetables, lemon and balsamic.
Bill Jones, Managing Editor
9:56 am CDT August 4, 2017
When Mia Francesca first opened in 1992 on Clark Street in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, it did not take reservations and reportedly saw lines down the street as word of mouth spread.