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Dinner and a (Streaming) Movie: LUXBAR and Knives Out

Published: May 19, 2020  |  Filed under: Dinner and a Movie

L: LUXBAR’s Gold Coast Sliders; R: Star Michael Shannon and director Rian Johnson at the Chicago International Film Festival premiere of Knives Out

Welcome to Dinner and a (Streaming) Movie! Each week for #TakeoutTuesday, we will collaborate with one of our Hot Spots restaurant partners to bring you delicious pickup and delivery food options along with a film selected by the chef preparing your meal!

This week, we’re featuring the all-American comfort food of LUXBAR and Chef Dan Huebschman who paired the meal with the crowd-pleaser Knives Out from the 55th Chicago International Film Festival.

Dinner Take-Out Pick


LUXBAR, a Gibsons Restaurant Group location, is Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood bar and restaurant serving all-American, feel-good food and handcrafted cocktails since 2005. LUXBAR specializes in making use of fresh, natural ingredients, thoughtfully sourced from local farmers, expertly prepared and professionally served along with hand-crafted cocktails that change seasonally.

Recommended Food Pairing:

  • Gold Coast Sliders: Gibsons Blue Star Angus Filet Sliders. Three 2 oz medallions served on housemade sesame seed buns with maitre d’ butter.
  • Truffle Fries: Truffle oil and parmesan cheese.
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts: topped with bacon and parmesan cheese.
  • Chocolate Cake

Additionally, please check out a special Memorial Day Menu for this week/weekend only: 

How to Order:

To Order: Order online through Doordash or Caviar or call (312) 642-3400.

Download full menu here (PDF).

LUXBAR Menu Pairing

Movie Pick

We paired the classic comfort foods of LUXBAR with this old school whodunit murder mystery.  Everything is easy to eat so you don’t have to take your eyes off the screen.”  – Chef Dan Huebschman

Knives Out

Director: Rian Johnson

Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in Knives Out, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. With an all-star ensemble cast including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, and Christopher Plummer, Knives Out is a witty and stylish whodunit guaranteed to keep audiences guessing until the very end.

Streaming Details:
Knives Out is streaming now on iTunes, Amazon, and more.

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