Friday, January 25, 2013
This week, Chris and Ryan talk about some surprisingly well-composed essays read by high school students on MLK day in the Heights. Also discussed is the opening of The Cottage On Dixie—Homewood's newest fine dining experience.
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Despite several setbacks, the long-anticipated Homewood restaurant is officially opening its doors to the public this Saturday, Jan. 26.
The Cottage On Dixie owners Glenna and Dudley Elvery were kind enough to invite Patch over Monday night to get a sneak preview of the Southland’s newest fine dining experience. It certainly lived up to the hype. The restaurant is scheduled to open to the public for the first time on Saturday, Jan. 26, but don't expect to get in that easliy. General Manager Robert Burt says they've already secured over 200 reservations. If you're anxious to give it a try, he recommends calling at 708.798.8263 to book a table in advance. Here's some photos to give you a glimpse of what the interior of the restaurant looks like. We've got even more info on The Cottage on Dixie coming up later, so make sure to check back with Patch!
Friday, November 16, 2012
We're also giving a preview The Cottage on Dixie, Homewood's upcoming fine dining restaurant.
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The Cottage on Dixie will feature a monthly rotational menu with each month focusing on a different part of the world.
Several new details on Homewood’s upcoming fine dining restaurant, The Cottage on Dixie, were revealed by owner Glenna Elvery during Homewood’s June 26 Village Board meeting. READ: Fine Dining Headed for Homewood A general manager, chef and assistant manager have all been hired, according to Elvery, but the names of all three are still under wraps in order to protect the security of their current jobs. Despite the secrecy, however, Elvery said the general manager has five years experience and the head chef has ran six previous restaurants. “We are going to be a very expensive restaurant,” Elvery said. “Our food is all gourmet. It’s as locally grown as it can be. The meats that we use will be pastured so that you’re not getting all those …
Friday, June 15, 2012
Olympia Fields residents Glenna and Dudley Elvery are the force behind Homewood's upcoming restaurant, The Cottage on Dixie.
At the time Patch announced the forthcoming of Homewood’s newest fine dining restaurant, “The Cottage on Dixie,” the owners of the new business remained a mystery. After nearly three months of mild speculation, local philanthropists Glenna and Dudley Elvery have come forward as owners of the anticipated restaurant. The Elvery’s are well known throughout the area for their charitable work, including fundraising for South Suburban Family Shelter and church activities and other fundraisers—many of which they run from their own home in Olympia Fields. Read: Fine Dining Headed for Homewood "About a decade ago my husband and I seriously considered moving away form the South Suburbs,” Glenna Elvery said. “Instead we made a commitment to them, he …