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Blue 13's Rock 'n' Roll dinners begin Wednesday

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Ever wondered what a Weezer song tastes like? Apparently, so has Blue 13 chef Chris Curren, and he's decided to try to approximate the band's flavor with the first of his summer Rock 'n' Roll dinners tomorrow night (7:15 p.m., reservations required, (312) 787-1400).

Every Wednesday, Curren will prepare a five-course meal inspired by a different band for $50 per person. The full schedule of bands (including Radiohead, Nirvana and Kings of Leon) is after the jump, along with this week's Weezer menu. Our favorite? The "Half Japanese" pork belly duo.

July 1 - Weezer
1st Course: "Keep Fishin'"
“Quick Poached” Kona Kampache – Pickled Vegetables – Aromatic Fish Fume
7:30 p.m.

2nd Course: "Surf Wax America"
Deconstructed California Roll – Asian Crab Salad – Rice Cake – Avacado Mousse – Seaweed Gelee Surfboard – Pickled Ginger Wasabi Foam
8:00 p.m.

3rd Course: "El Scorcho"
“Half Japanese” Pork Belly Duo – (American) “Ham & Cheese” – Blue Cheese Mousse – Tomato Bacon Jam – Brioche Toast – (Japanese) Ginger Vinaigrette – Braised Bok Choy
8:30 p.m.

4th Course: "We Are All on Drugs"
Steak and Egg on Acid
9:00 p.m.

5th Course: "Only In Dreams"
Rhubarb Parfait – Chocolate Dust – Spiced Raspberry Paint – Marscapone “Clouds” – Chocolate Brittle Gel
9:30 p.m.

Future events
July 8: Alkaline Trio
July 15: Jimmy Eat World
July 22: Kings Of Leon
July 29: Get Up Kids/New Amsterdams
August 5: The Bands of Lollapalooza: Featuring - Tool, Silversun Pickups, Beastie Boys, TV On The Radio, Coheed and Cambria, and Janes Addiction
August 12: Foo Fighters
August 19: The Bands That Shaped the '90s: Featuring - Alice In Chains, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, The Smashing Pumpkins, Soundgarden, and Stone Temple Pilots.
August 26: Radiohead

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