About Filini Restaurant and Bar-Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
Whether you're looking for a dozen oysters fresh from the sea, a hearty weekend brunch buffet to enjoy with the kids, or an elegant dinner of housemade pasta (bucatini carbonara, perhaps?) and a slice of indulgent chocolate layered cake, Filini Restaurant and Bar has you covered.
Authentic, exciting and innovative, Filini focuses on the finest fresh ingredients and flavors. The cuisine is uncomplicated but exquisitely prepared and presented to enhance the excellence of the produce. Unpretentious and stylish, the mood of the restaurant is friendly and subtle with memorable Mediterranean overtones.
Modern Tea is available Friday through Sunday from 2pm to 4pm. Guests can enjoy a selection of sweet and savory bites alongside a pot of tea from Rare Tea Cellars or Craft fully made Tea Cocktails. Reservations require 24-hour advance notice and are available by phone only. Please call 312-477-0234. A Modern Twist on an Afternoon Tradition.
medium | high caffeine | high antioxidants | haunting almond; high mountain estate grown chinese green tea blended with the finest fresh pressed italian almond oil and seville orange. this blend came to being in sicily, italy. a bottle of precious italian almond oil broke in a bag and smelled so good it brought birth to italian green almondine
Freak of Nature Oolong
medium | high caffeine | very high in antioxidants | haunting honeyed shortbread aroma | buttered popcorn; this imported high mountain oolong is limited to 100lbs annually. the secret to this rare tea is the tree is shocked by temperature changes from 80 degrees to 20 degrees then back to 80 degrees. this temperature change causes the outrageous buttery shortbread component to the tea
Crema Earl Grey
high caffeine | aromatic creamy floral fragrance | italian bergamot fruit; high mountain black tea imbued with the finest italian organic oil of bergamot and a hint of rotary evaporated artisan sweet cream. every year heirloom fruit is purchased in bergamato italy and sent by truck to one of the top perfumiers in france where they turn the fragrant skins into an aromatic essence used in crema earl grey
Cider Spice Noir
high caffeine | aromatic mulling spice and hot cider aroma | soothing during fall and winter months; high mountain ceylon and indian black tea is imbued with clarified and reduced cider. it is than barrel aged with amazing spices and rare ingredients including mekong cinnamon, ceylon cinnamon, two varieties of allspice, cloves, black pepper, green cardamom, white cardamom, ginger, coriander, freeze dried apple, and a couple secret ingredients
Lemon Berry Meritage
no caffeine | fresh berry and lemon | adult fruit punch; first place winner of north american tea championship. this award winning blend of dried blueberry, currant, hibiscus, raisins, cherries, five different rare lemon leaves, pharoahs ancient lemon peel found by the pyramids of egypt, and wild japanese lemon peel, results in a fruity lemon tinted elixir
Vintage Pu-Erh Tea
2012 Vintage Barrel Aged Hot Chocolate
medium | high caffeine | naturally earthy and smooth with incredible sweet hot chocolate notes | heavenly aroma | amazing digestif; ancient tea tree pu-erh is blended aged with fresh roasted cocoa nibs from the world's finest chocolatiers. sourced from dominican republic, madagascar and venezuela and chosen from hundreds of varieties. for the last month, madagascar reserve grade vanilla beans are added to make a creamy milk chocolate expression
Garden of Eden
ch vodka infused with butterfly pea flower, lemon berry meritage syrup, fever tree elderflower tonic
ch gin infused with italian almondine, st germain, lemon, simple syrup
4 roses bourbon infused with canadian maple tea, maple syrup, apple cider