Huzzah, once again there will be food service at The Literary, Downtown Champaign’s bookstore bar. The grand opening for The Literary Kitchen is this Saturday, September 9th. The kitchen’s new food menu will offer a variety of made-in-house savory snacks and desserts like cheesecake, tiramisu, and gelato.
Here’s a teaser of the menu:
dill dip with kettle chips
overnight oats with chia, apple pie compote, and granola
French toast with miso-butterscotch sauce, whopped cream, caramelized pecans, and blueberries
bacon, egg, and cheese bagel sandwich stuffed with hashbrowns, kimchi aioli, and arugula
seared salmon cakes over arugula, brown rice, beluga lentils, and lemon-dill dressing
cheeseburger on a brioche bunch with a burger sauce
fruit, greens, lentils, hemp hearts, and sweet cinnamon vinaigrette
The grand opening of The Literary Kitchen will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 9th and end Sunday until close. All weekend, books in the shop are 10% off.
For more about The Literary in Downtown Champaign, read Kathleen’s article all about bookstore, which carries hundreds of books plus pens, greeting cards, stickers, tees, and a fun board game by a Champaign-Urbana gamemaker, or follow the book bar on Instagram.
The Literary Kitchen
122 N Neil St
W-Sa 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Su 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.