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All the Ways to Caprese at Eataly Chicago

All the Ways to Caprese at Eataly Chicago

'Tis that time of year when tomatoes abound! We love all of our pomodori, from juicy heirlooms to sweet cherries on the vine. What's the best way welcome in the season of the glorious tomato? Celebrate it like an Italian: make a caprese!

Here at Eataly Chicago, we have a line up of caprese-inspired events that you won't want to miss. Explore the activities below!

MAKE YOUR OWN CAPRESE AT SABBIA

Build your own caprese at SABBIA, our summer restaurant inspired by the Italian seaside. Choose your tomato, from the local heirloom to marinated MightyVine tomatoes, and any variety of our housemade mozzarella (yes, burrata included!). To finish, we’ll dress it simply with fresh basil, sea salt, and Roi ‘Mosto’ extra virgin olive oil from Italy.

Explore the menu, then book your table!

DISCOVER MOZZARELLA DI BUFALA

The easiest way to up your caprese game? Make it with buffalo mozzarella! For the next two weekends, take home a ball of imported mozzarella di bufala for just $9.80 $14.80! Act quick, amici, because this deal is only fresh while it lasts and only available from August 10 to 12. Grab yours at our Salumi & Formaggi counter on the second floor!

MAKE A CAPRESE AT HOME

From colorful heirlooms to the bite-sized cherry, explore our variety of tomatoes in our marketplace. Picked at the peak of ripeness and bursting with flavor, our selection of seasonal tomatoes include even the most unique varieties to pair with your summer dishes! Our suggestion? Try mixing and matching different types of tomatoes with different types of mozzarella, and savor the bright flavors of caprese all month long.

Need some inspiration? Check out a few of our favorite caprese recipes!

Caprese con Pesche Grigliate & Arugula (Caprese Salad with Grilled Peaches & Arugula)
Ravioli di Caprese con Salsa di Pomodoro (Caprese Ravioli with Roasted Tomato Sauce)
Insalata Caprese (Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad)

Buon appetito!

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Want to try your hand at making this salad at home? Discover the Key to Caprese on Eataly Magazine!