437 Rush Hosts Vini Polvaro Wine Dinner


This April, Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush will host an exclusive wine dinner featuring Vini Polvaro.  Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres followed by a four-course dinner prepared by Chef Federico Comacchio.  Each course will be expertly paired with Vini Polvaro wines.  Menu highlights include Steamed Baby Octopus, Organic Gnocchi, Roasted Rib Eye Filet and more (full menu and pairings below).

WHEN: Wednesday, April 18
Hors d’oeuvres at 6:30 PM • Dinner at 7:00 PM

COST: $68 per person (does not include tax and gratuity)

RESERVE:  Call (312) 222-0101

MENU:
Antipasto
Polpo al Prezzemolo, Polenta e Radicchio Marinato
Steamed Baby Octopus, parsley sauce, organic stone ground polenta and marinated radicchio trevisano
Paired with: Lison

Intermezzi
Risi e Bisi can le Seppie
Organic Carnaroi rice, sweet English peas, pancetta and baby seppia
Paired with: 
Polvaro Oro

Gnocchi di Patate e Radicchio, Funghi, Salsiccia, Fonduta di Asiago
Organic potato and radicchio trevisano gnocchi, house Berkshire sausage, forest mushrooms and asiago cheese fondue
Paired with: 
Polvaro Cabernet Sauvignon

Entrata
Filetto di Costa, Cipollotti, Patate alla Pancetta, Riduzione di Balsamico e Midollo
Roasted rib eye filet, potato and pancetta tortino, glazed cipollotti, balsamic and veal marrow reduction
Paired with:
 Polvaro Nero

Dolce
Bigne di Mele Calde alla Grappa, Gelato e salsa alla Cannella
House bigne filled with caramelized organize Macintosh apples scented with grappa, vanilla gelato, and cinnamon English cream
Paired with:
 Dulcis


PHIL STEFANI’S 437 RUSH
437 N. Rush Street
Chicago IL 60611
312.222.0101
www.philstefanis437rush.com

Hours of Operation
Lunch:
Monday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Dinner:
Monday – Thursday: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Friday – Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Bar Bites
Monday – Friday: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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Phil Stefani Restaurants Lent Specials

Guests who dine at Phil Stefani Signature Restaurants during Lent beginning Wednesday, February 22 will enjoy an array of fresh fish specials at any of the five locations including Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush, RIVA Crab House on Navy Pier, Tuscany on Taylor, Tuscany in Oak Brook and Tuscany in Wheeling.

PHIL STEFANI’S 437 RUSH
437 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.222.0101 | www.philstefanis437rush.com
437 Rush Pesce Special
Available every Friday ONLY; February 24 – April 6
$42
On Fridays, 437 Rush will feature Zuppa di Pesce, a combination of clams, black mussels, shrimp, fresh catch, and baby octopus in a spicy tomato sauce served with garlic toast points for $39.  Guests can also indulge in a daily array of fresh fish specials from the regular menu including Atlantic Salmon ($27), Pacific Ahi Tuna ($32), Lake Superior Whitefish ($21) and Pacific Chilean Sea Bass ($33).

RIVA CRAB HOUSE ON NAVY PIER
700 E. Grand Ave. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.7482 | www.rivanavypier.com
Daily Fresh Fish Specials at RIVA
Wednesday, February 22 – Friday, April 6
In addition to numerous fish options on the regular menu, Chef Luigi’s ‘fresh sheet’ is updated daily and includes a wide variety of meatless options.  The full menu is available upon request.

TUSCANY RESTAURANT on Taylor Street
1014 W. Taylor St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.829.1990 | www.tuscanychicago.com
Tuscany Lent Specials
Wednesday, February 22 – Friday, April 6
$19 – $21
Available daily at Tuscany, guests will enjoy delicious seafood pasta dishes including Spaghettini (Calamari, octopus, mussels, clams, shrimp, marinara, toasted garlic and herbs; $21), Penne Brivido (Seared fresh Boston sea scallops, garlic, evoo, herbs, hot pepper, light tomato sauce; $19) and the classic Linguine Vongole (fresh Manilla clams, white wine garlic sauce, fresh herbs; $15).  In addition, all locations offer fresh fish specials daily along with plentiful non-meat options.

TUSCANY RESTAURANT
1415 W. 22nd St. | Oak Brook, IL 60521 | 630.990.1993 | www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-oak-brook.html
550 S. Milwaukee Ave. | Wheeling, IL 60090 | 847.465.9988 www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-wheeling.html
Tuscany Lent Specials
Wednesday, February 22 – Friday, April 6
$19 – $21
Available daily at all Tuscany locations, guests will enjoy delicious seafood pasta dishes including Spaghettini (Calamari, octopus, mussels, clams, shrimp, marinara, toasted garlic and herbs; $21), Penne Brivido (Seared fresh Boston sea scallops, garlic, evoo, herbs, hot pepper, light tomato sauce; $19) and the classic Linguine Vongole (fresh Manilla clams, white wine garlic sauce, fresh herbs; $15).  In addition, all locations offer fresh fish specials daily along with plentiful non-meat options.

New Year’s Eve in Chicagoland

CITY EVENTS

BISTRONOMIC
840 N. Wabash Avenue | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.944.8400 | www.bistronomic.net

Celebrate NYE at Bistronomic
Saturday, December 31
Bistronomic, the celebrated French bistro from Executive Chef Martial Noguier, invites guests to ring in the New Year.  Guests can enjoy an exclusive four-course menu with different choices for each course, available between 5:00 PM and 7:30 PM ($60 without wine pairing and $85 with wine pairing).

After 7:30 PM, guests can celebrate with the Gala Menu.  This five-course menu features a choice on each course ($80 without wine and $105 with wine pairing).  Featured menu items include Madagascar Shrimp Salad (American caviar, cucumber, lemon crème fraiche), Mache Salad (Blood orange, pleasant ridge shaving, lemon dressing), Beef Tenderloin Au Poivre (Dried plums, duck fat fingerling potatoes, aged Armagnac sauce), Homemade Parmesan Gnocchi (Glazed winter squash, sage, butternut squash emulsion), and Napoleon of Crème Brulee (Caramelized phillo, vanilla bean, butterscotch sauce).  Reservations required – 312-944-8400.

HOURS: Lunch: Tuesday – Friday 11:00 AM-2:30 PM — Dinner: Sunday – Thursday: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Friday & Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

CARNIVALE
702 W Fulton St | Chicago, IL 60661| 312.850.5005 | www.carnivalechicago.com

Carnivale NYE Cabaret
Saturday, December 31
No Cover
Carnivale’s New Year’s Eve Celebration will feature exciting entertainment like a DJ, cabaret and specialty acts including: a drag queen, fan dancer, contortionist and burlesque entertainers (provided by BigTop JoJo, www.bigtopjojo.com), stilt walker, magician, Action Photo Booth (www.actionbooth.com) in the bar and lounge and much more.  The evening will culminate with a balloon drop and champagne toast at midnight.  Carnivale’s soulful menu features dishes from Central and South America, The Caribbean, Cuba and Spain.  Dinner service is from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM.  Reservations are highly recommended.

HOURS: Lunch: M-F 11:30 AM-2:30 PM | Dinner: M-Th, Su 5 PM-10 PM | F-S 5-11 PM | Bar/Lounge: M-T 11:30 AM- 11 PM | W-Th 11:30 AM -12 AM | F 11:30 AM- 1 AM | S 5 PM – 1 AM | Su 5-10 PM

CHENS CHINESE AND SUSHI
3506 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.549.9100 | www.chenschicago.com

Chen’s New Year’s Eve Celebration
Saturday, December 31 from 10:00 PM – 1:00 AM
$45 per person
Chen’s rings in the New Year with their annual celebration on New Year’s Eve.  The evening features a mouth-watering, authentic Chinese buffet, fresh Japanese sushi, open bar, and party favors at midnight for $45 per person.  Chen’s will also accept regular dinner reservations.  Tickets are required: http://koi-chens.ticketleap.com/chens-nye-2011/

CHENS HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Friday – Saturday 4:00 PM – Midnight

CHICAGO q
1160 N. Dearborn St. | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.642.1160 | www.chicagoqrestaurant.com

Chicago q New Year’s Eve Specials
Saturday, December 31
Guests can enjoy New Year’s Eve specials by Chicago q’s Chef/Partner Lee Ann Whippen like Dry-Rubbed Rack of Lamb with port cherry compote and toasted rice pilaf ($39.95) and Diver Sea Scallops in smoked tomato saffron brother with a crispy risotto cake ($37.95).  There will be a champagne toast at midnight and discounted champagne prices all night.

HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 AM – 10:30 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM

CRYSTAL GARDENS AT NAVY PIER
700 East Grand Avenue |  Chicago, IL 60611| 312.595.5436 |

New Year’s Eve at the Crystal Gardens
Saturday, December 31 from  9:00 PM – 2:00 AM
$110 per person
New Year’s Eve at the Crystal Gardens on Navy Pier is the best NYE venue in the city.  The opulent setting at Navy Pier features a one-acre botanical garden inside a six-story glass atrium.  The ticket includes a full premium open bar from 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM, a specialty cocktail upon entry as well as a champagne toast at midnight.  Guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres catered by Phil Stefani Signature Events and music from  DJ Jordan V and DJ J-Donn while experiencing a premier viewing of the fireworks show at midnight from a private terrace for Crystal Garden’s guests only.  Guests will also receive an official after-party wristband.  To purchase tickets visit:
www.crystalgardensNYE.com.  For VIP TICKETS, table reservations & more information call 312-560-4422 or email crystalgardensNYE@gmail.com.

KOI
624 Davis Street | Evanston, IL 60201 | 847.866.6969 | www.koievanston.com

Kids’ New Year’s Eve at Koi
Saturday, December 31
Families can celebrate New Year’s Eve early at a special Kid’s New Years Eve at Koi – the perfect place to ring in the new year with the whole family.  The evening will feature a la carte dining options for adults and a kids menu for children 12 and under (menu available upon request).  Families will also enjoy festive hats, party favors and a special countdown to the New Year at 7:59 PM.  Reservations are required.

KOI HOURS: Lunch: Mon. – Sat.11:30 AM – 2:30 PM | Dinner: Sun. – Thurs. 4:30 – 10:00 PM | Fri. – Sat. 4:30 – 11:00 PM

CHICAGO CUT STEAKHOUSE
300 N. LaSalle St. | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.329.1800 | www.chicagocutsteakhouse.com

Chicago Cut Steakhouse NYE 2011
Saturday, December 31
As the hottest spot in town, Chicago Cut Steakhouse, adorned in festive holiday decorations, will take reservations up until 1:30 AM this New Year’s Eve.  Guests can indulge in a Surf and Turf special ($65) which features a 30 day Aged Prime Filet Mignon with Two Tristan Lobster Tails or dine from the popular daily menu.  Live music from jazz vocalist Typhanie Monique (www.tmonique.com) will entertain a lively crowd from 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM.  Included with dinner is a Billecart-Salmon champagne toast which will be served at midnight accompanied by a balloon drop and grand celebration of streamers and dancing.  Reservations Required: (312) 329-1800.

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 7:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 AM

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES
Entertainment Cruises offers Chicagoans three days of New Year’s celebrations for end-of-the-year and first-of-the-year dinner cruises.  Jump-start the festivities on Mystic Blue’s “Eve of the Eve” dinner cruise with a holiday buffet, DJ, dancing and entertainment.  On December 31, guests can count down 2011 in-style aboard the Odyssey, Spirit of Chicago or Mystic Blue with a premium dinner and hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast at midnight, entertainment, premium open bar and a stunning fireworks display.  And to usher in 2012, the elegant Odyssey will offer a New Year’s Day Champagne Dinner Cruise complete with a live band, dinner menu and a complimentary glass of champagne while boarding.

MYSTIC BLUE CRUISES
Reservations required | 877.299.7783 | www.mysticbluecruises.com
Mystic Blue Eve of the Eve Dinner Cruise
Friday, December 30
Board 7:00 PM, Cruise 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Dockside party 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM
From $49.90
Includes: Holiday dinner buffet including Tuscan Panzanella Salad, House Roasted Brisket and Penne alla Vodka, DJ, dancing and amazing skyline views
New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dinner Cruises
Board 8:30 PM, Cruise 9:30 PM – 12:30 AM, Dockside until 1:00 AM
From $147.90
Dinner buffet with premium open bar (21+ ages), champagne toast at midnight, DJ and Navy Pier fireworks display.

ODYSSEY CRUISES
Reservations required | 866.305.2469 |  www.odyssey.com
Odyssey New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dinner Cruise
Saturday, December 31
Board 8:30 PM, Cruise 9:30 PM – 12:30 AM, Dockside until 1:00 AM
From $219.90 per person
Includes: Plated dinner menu featuring Filet Mignon and Lobster, premium open bar (21+ ages), butlered hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast at midnight, live entertainment and Navy Pier fireworks display.
New Year’s Day Champagne Dinner Cruise
Board 5:30 PM, Cruise 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
From $84.90
Includes: Complimentary champagne while boarding, featured plated dinner menu and live entertainment.

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CRUISES
Reservations required | 866.273.2469 | www.spiritofchicago.com
Spirit of Chicago New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise
Saturday, December 31
Board 8:30 PM, Cruise 9:30 PM – 12:30 AM, Dockside until 1:00 AM
$159.90 per person
Includes: Dinner buffet, premium open bar (21+ ages), butlered hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast at midnight, DJ entertainment and Navy Pier fireworks display.

FRONTIER
1072 North Milwaukee | Chicago, IL 60642 | 773.772.4322 | www.thefrontierchicago.com

New Year’s Eve at Frontier
Saturday, December 31
$80 until December 15; $95 after December 15
This New Year’s Eve, Frontier will feature a 4-hour premium drink package from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM.  The 4-hour package will include a live DJ, Smoked Whole Animal Buffet and Champagne Toast at Midnight.  Large groups, call 312.453.9397 to inquire about private party rooms.  Guests can purchase tickets online at www.thefrontierchicago.com.

HOURS: Monday through Friday 4:00 PM to 2:00 AM | Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 AM | Sunday 10:00 AM to 2:00 AM

GEMINI BISTRO
2075 N Lincoln Avenue | Chicago, IL | 60614 | www.geminibistrochicago.com

NYE at Gemini Bistro – Family Seating at 5:30 PM
Saturday, December 31
Seatings at 5:30 PM, 7:30 PM, 10:00 PM
This New Year’s Eve, Chicagoans are invited to celebrate in style at Lincoln Park’s “gem,” Gemini Bistro with a four-course prix fixe menu created by Executive Chef Jason Paskewitz for only $55 for 5:30 PM and 7:30 PM seatings, and $65 for a 10:00 PM seating (per person excluding tax and gratuity).  The meal includes a champagne toast.  Menu highlights include Duck Confit , Sole a la Meuniere , Roasted Rack of Lamb, and Triple Chocolate Bombe.  Complete menu available upon request.

This year, Gemini Bistro invites families to celebrate with their little ones during the 5:30 PM seating’s Family New Year’s Eve.  Grownups will enjoy Chef Paskewitz’s special menu while kids can indulge in a special X-Small Menu just for New Year’s available for $15 per kid.  The menu features a choice of kid-friendly entrées like Mac & Cheese (baked macaroni and cheese gratin), the Small Burger (Gemini Bistro burger, crispy frites or fruit), or Pasta (served buttered, plain or with marinara and parmesan cheese) and a special dessert.  Kids are welcome to toast with the adults with Gemini Bistro’s Kiddie Cocktails, like an old-fashioned Shirley Temple or Roy Rogers (Coca Cola, grenadine, cherries) for only $3 each.  Kids New Year’s Eve will culminate with a “countdown” to 2012 at 6:29 PM and an apple cider toast for the whole family.  Prices exclude tax and gratuity, reservations recommended.

HOURS: Closed Monday | Tues-Thurs, 5-10 PM | Fri-Sat, 5-11 PM | Sun, 5-9 PM

GIORDANO’S
www.giordanos.com

Giordano’s Babysitter Special for New Year’s Eve
Available Saturday, December 31 for delivery and carry-out only
$24.95, price does not include tax, gratuity or delivery fee.
Chicagoland families are invited to treat the kids and the babysitter to Giordano’s pizza this New Year’s Eve.  For only $24.95, parents can order in some fun to ring in 2012 with the Giordano’s Babysitter Special.

The Babysitter Special includes a large Thin Crust Pizza (cheese or one-topping, additional toppings extra), Mozzarella Sticks (mozzarella cheese breaded to perfection and served with Giordano’s famous marinara sauce), a six-pack of soda, and noisemakers complete the party.  Serves 3 – 4 for a festive New Year’s Eve celebration.

Click here to see participating locations: http://www.blastmarketing.net/2011/12/06/giordanos-nye-babysitter-special/

GO ROMA
848 N. State Street | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312. 252. 9946 | Other locations include: Bolingbrook, Deer Park, Lincolnshire, Northbrook and Warrenville | FOR ALL LOCATIONS AND HOURS, visit www.goroma.net

Family New Year’s Eve at Go Roma – Countdown with the Kids
Saturday, December 31 from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Go Roma invites families to ring in 2012 together with a special Family New Year’s Eve celebration at all six of their Chicagoland locations.  Go Roma’s Family New Year’s Eve is the perfect solution for parents wanting to celebrate with the kids then still enjoy a night on the town later in the evening.  Plus, the event is only $15 per adult and $5 for children 12 and under.  Family New Year’s Eve includes a hearty all-you-can-eat Italian buffet of starters, salads, pastas, pizzas, Italian classics and dessert followed by a countdown to 2012 at 7:59 PM with a sparkling wine (or cider) toast.  To celebrate the New Year right, Go Roma will give each child a goodie bag that includes party hats, noisemakers, and a special Go Roma gift certificate to use in 2012.  Reservations are required.

CHICAGO LOCATION HOURS:  Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM

ITALIASIA
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza | 15th Floor | 350 W. Mart Center Drive | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.529.1157 | www.italiasiarestaurant.com

ItaliAsia New Year’s Eve
Saturday, December 31
$29.95 per person (tax and gratuity not included)
ItaliAsia will offer the ultimate VIP experience with no crowds this New Year’s Eve.  For $29.95 per person, patrons will receive a four-course prix fixe menu at ItaliAsia that features a selection of items including Crab Cakes, Miso Glazed Salmon, Chicken Milanese, Polenta with Mushroom Ragout and more.  Full menu available upon request.  Reservations required.

HOURS: Open Daily | Lunch: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Dinner: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

LM
4539 N Lincoln Ave. | Chicago, IL 60625 | 773.942.7585 | www.lmrestaurant.com

NYE Menu at LM Restaurant
Saturday, January 31
LM Restaurant celebrates New Year’s Eve with two holiday prix fixe menus.  For reservations before 7:00 PM, guests can enjoy a three-course menu for $50.  After 7:00 PM, guests can enjoy a five-course menu for $80.  Featured menu items include Cauliflower bisque caviar, lemon confit, brioche; Seared scallop, winter vegetable “tart”, truffle jus; Prime tenderloin, pommes puree, salsify, jus; Chocolate soup, vanilla mousse, strawberry puree and more.

Reservations Required – 773.942.7585

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Sunday: 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

LOTTIE’S PUB
1925 W Cortland | Chicago, IL 60622 | 773.489.0738 | www.lottiespub.com

New Year’s Eve at Lottie’s
Saturday, December 31
$65 per person
Guests who ring in the New Year at Lottie’s will enjoy a 5-hour package from 8:00 PM to 1:00 AM which includes premium drinks, pizza and appetizer buffet, champagne toast and party favors.  Large groups can call 312.453.9397 to inquire about Lottie’s private party space.  Patrons can purchase tickets online at lottiespub.com/promos.

HOURS: Sunday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM

LUXBAR
18 E. Bellevue Place | Chicago, IL 60611| 312.642.3400 | www.luxbar.com

LUXBAR’s New Year’s Eve Party
Saturday, December 31
NO COVER EVER AT LUXBAR
Guests can ring in the New Year with LUXBAR, where they enjoy no cover ever, even on New Year’s Eve.  This year, LUXBAR will offer a “no-package-deal” party.  White Label DJs Madrid and Sadie Woods will spin in the LuxLounge and the kitchen will be open until 1:00 AM.  All guests will receive party favors and enjoy a champagne toast at midnight.

HOURS: Monday-Friday: 11:00 AM-12:00 AM, Saturday-Sunday: 8:00 AM-12:00 AM |
Bar: Monday-Friday, 11:00 AM-2:00 AM, Saturday: 8:00 AM-3:00 AM, Sunday: 8:00 AM-2:00 AM

PHIL STEFANI’S 437 RUSH
437 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.222.0101 | www.philstefanis437rush.com

437 Rush and Amalfi Hotel New Year’s Package
Saturday, December 31
Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush has teamed up with the Amalfi Hotel to create a perfect New Year’s Eve package for sweethearts.  Guests who book a room at the Amalfi Hotel (http://www.amalfihotelchicago.com/packages/index.cfm ) for Saturday, December 31 will receive a $150 437 Rush Gift Card for dinner, a bottle of champagne and specialty chocolates delivered to their room and a complimentary Buon Giorno continental breakfast.  Package is available on December 31 only.  In addition, 437 Rush will have live music on New Year’s Eve starting at 9:00 PM featuring the Dynamic Duo of Jason and Johnny Stone.

HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Bar Bites: Monday – Friday, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM | Dinner: Monday – Thursday, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM and Friday – Saturday, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

PORKCHOP
941 W Randolph St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.733.9333 | www.porkchopchicago.com

NYE Celebrations at Porkchop
Saturday, December 31; Open bar 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM
$50 per person
Porkchop, the West Loop’s only late night BBQ and whiskey spot, invites guests to celebrate this New Year’s Eve.  For $50 per person, from 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, guests can celebrate with an open bar package that includes a live DJ and small bites from the kitchen.  A complimentary champagne toast will be presented at midnight.  Regular dinner service will be available from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.  Late diners will rejoice as the kitchen will remain open until 3:00 AM.  Those on a budget can still join the fun as guests do not have to buy the package to celebrate at Porkchop.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 5:00 PM – 3:00 AM | Sunday: 10:00 AM – Midnight

RIVA CRAB HOUSE on Navy Pier
700 E. Grand Ave. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.7482 | www.rivanavypier.com

New Year’s Fireworks at RIVA
Saturday, December 31
Guests who dine at Riva Crab House this New Year’s Eve will enjoy the best restaurant view of the fireworks as well as Chef Specials and a champagne toast at midnight.  Guests who purchase a glass or bottle of champagne will receive a special commemorative champagne flute (while supplies last).  There will be fireworks shows at both 8:15 PM and midnight.

HOURS: Riva Crab House Main Dining Lunch: Sunday- Saturday, 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM |  Dinner: Sunday – Saturday, 5:00 PM – 10:30 PM; (lunch menu available from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the bar only) Riva Cafe: Sunday- Saturday, 11:00 AM – 10:30 PM

RUSTIC HOUSE
1967 N. Halsted St. | Chicago, IL 60614 | 312.929.3227 | www.rustichousechicago.com

Rustic Prix-Fixe for New Year’s Eve
Saturday, December 31
Seatings at 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM
$65 for 6:00 PM seating and $75 for 9:00 PM; per person, excludes tax and gratuity
This year, Chicagoans are invited to ring in 2012 with Lincoln Park’s newest hot spot for new American cuisine.  Chef Jason Paskewitz has created a decadent 5-course menu and a spectacular Champagne and Sparkling list just for the occasion.

Menu highlights include Veal Cheek Ragout, Pan Seared Jumbo Sea Scallops, Duck a la Orange and Rotisserie Prime Rib Au Jus.  The complete menu is available upon request.  Reservations recommended.

HOURS: Monday: Closed | Tuesday – Thursday: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Sunday: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

TABLE FIFTY-TWO
52 West Elm St. | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.573.4000 | www.tablefifty-two.com

New Year’s Eve Special Menu
Saturday, December 31
Seatings until 10:00 PM
Chicagoans can enjoy a spectacular special menu at Art Smith’s Chicago restaurant, complete with a champagne toast and lots of balloons for guests there at midnight.  Menu highlights include Fried Green Tomatoes ($15), Pig and Brie Wood Fired Pizza ($14), Southern Pickle Board ($16), Cornmeal Crusted Catfish ($26), Filet and Maine Lobster Tail ($51), and more.  Complete menu available upon request.

HOURS: Monday-Saturday 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Sunday 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

TAVERN ON RUSH
1031 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.9600 | www.tavernonrush.com

New Year’s Eve at Tavern on Rush
Saturday, December 31
Tavern on Rush invites guests to enjoy their regular dinner menu a la carte in addition to a few holiday dinner specials, entertainment and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight on New Year’s Eve.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 AM | Sunday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 AM

THE PONY
1638 West Belmont | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.828.5055 | www.theponychicago.com

New Year’s Eve at The Pony
Saturday, December 31
$75 per person
Guests can enjoy a 5-hour package from 8:00 PM to 1:00 AM featuring a live DJ, premium drink package, appetizer buffet, champagne toast and party favors.  Large groups can call 312.453.9397 to inquire about the second floor party room.  Guests can purchase tickets online at theponychicago.com/promos.

Additionally, The Pony will open at 9:00 AM on New Year’s Eve for the Rise and Shine UK vs Louisville pregame party.  The $15 package features a breakfast buffet from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM which includes bottomless mimosas, Miller Lite and Coors Light Drafts.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 4:00 PM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM | Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM

THE SCOUT
1301 S Wabash | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312.705.0595 | www.thescoutchicago.com

New Year’s Eve at The Scout
Saturday, December 31
$75 per person
Guests who ring in the New Year at The Scout in the South Loop can enjoy a premium open bar package from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM.  The package includes passed hors d’oeuvres, party favors, entertainment and a champagne toast at midnight.  Tickets will be available via The Scout website.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 5:00 PM – 2:00 AM | Saturday 10:00 AM – 3:00 AM  | Sunday 10:00 AM -2:00 AM

VINO 100 CHICAGO
2711 N Elston Avenue | Chicago, IL 60647 | 773.489.WINE | www.vino100chicago.com

Vino 100 New Year’s Eve Wines and Champagne
Under $25 Each
Chicagoans can pick up the perfect sparkling wine or champagne for New Year’s Eve at Vino 100 Chicago.  Featuring 100 great wines for $25 or less, Vino 100 is a boutique wine shop with a unique selection of wine, spirits, and craft beers.  Using the customized and user-friendly Vino 100 Wine Barometer™, guests are able to choose their wines based on flavor and body.  In addition, guests can shop from Vino 100’s selection of craft beers, unique spirits, gourmet food and wine accessories.

New Year’s Sparkling Recommendations
Bollinger Champagne Special Cuvee Brut
Joseph Perrier Champagne Cuvee Royale Brut
Moletto Prosecco
90+ Cellars Prosecco
Domaine Camile Braun Cremant d’Alsace Brut
Mistenguette Cava
Santa Julia Brut Rose
Vueve de Vernay Blanc de Blanc Brut
Pearly Bay Celebration Sweet Sparkling Wine
Sansovino Vigneti Cantine Prosecco

HOURS:  Monday: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Tuesday- Friday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM  | Saturday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM  | Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

SUBURBAN EVENTS

AGIO ITALIAN BISTRO
64 South Northwest Hwy. | Palatine, IL 60074 | 847.991.2150 | www.agiobistro.com

NYE Celebration at Agio Italian Bistro
Saturday, December 31
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Seating – $55 per person; 8:30 PM – Close Seating: $75 per person
Agio Italian Bistro in Palatine invites guests to celebrate the New Year with a five-course menu, live entertainment, party favors, champagne toast and more.  Guests can choose from two separate seating times: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM ($55 per person) and  8:30 PM – Close ($75 per person).  Featured menu items include Braised Short Rib, Champagne Sorbet, Beef Tenderloin, Pan Roasted Sea Bass and House-made Tiramisu.  Note: a $20 per person credit card hold and 48 hour cancellation policy applies.  Reservations Required – 847.991.2150

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM | Friday: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Sunday: 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM

CARLUCCI  RESTAURANT
1801 Butterfield Road | Downer’s Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 | www.carluccirestaurant.com

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Carlucci
Saturday, December 31 from 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM
$75 per person
Carlucci will host a special New Year’s celebration featuring live entertainment, cocktails, dinner, dancing, party favors and a champagne toast and entertainment provided by The Niche from 8:00 PM to 1:00 AM.  $75 per person includes tax and gratuity, 2 drink tickets (followed by a cash bar), and a full buffet complete with appetizers, salads, pastas, entrees, carved prime rib and desserts.  Tickets can be purchased by calling the restaurant.

HOURS: Mon.-Thurs. 11:30 AM-9:30 PM | Fri.: 11:30 AM-10:30 PM | Sat.: 4:30 PM-10:30 PM | Sun. 4:30 PM-10:30 PM

CHEVY CHASE COUNTRY CLUB
1000 N. Milwaukee Avenue | Wheeling, IL 60090 | 847.465.2300 | www.chevychasecountryclub.com

Chevy Chase Country Club New Year’s Eve Ball
Saturday, December 31
Cocktails at 7:00 PM; Dinner at 8:00 PM
$79 per person
Chevy Chase Country Club invites guests to ring in the New Year with a spectacular event in their historic Grand Ballroom.  For only $75 per person, partygoers can indulge in a four-station dinner presentation including Chef-Carved Sirloin of Beef, Chicken Wellington, Salad, Pasta and international pastries.  Master of Ceremonies Bob Urbon of Ballroom Chicago fame will host an evening to remember as guests dance the night away to live music provided by the Dick Elliott Orchestra, and sip on a celebratory champagne toast as the clock strikes midnight.  Complete Menu available upon request.

HOURS: Visit www.chevychasecountryclub.com for tee times.

JERSEYS PIZZA & GRILL
2360 Lakewood Blvd. | Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 | 847.765.0085 | www.jerseyspizzaandgrill.com

Celebrate NYE at Jerseys Pizza & Grill
Saturday, December 31
Tickets purchased before December 26 – $35; Tickets purchased after December 26 – $50
Guests are invited to ring in the New Year at Jerseys Pizza & Grill in Hoffman Estates with an exclusive drink package.  From 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM, guests can enjoy premium well cocktails and draft beers, and after 10:00 PM guests can snack on $6 one topping pizzas.

HOURS: Sunday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-12:00 AM, Friday-Saturday: 11:00 AM-1:00 AM

THE LUCKY MONK
105 Hollywood Blvd | South Barrington, IL 60010 | 847.898.0500 | www.theluckymonk.com
Free Kids Party and New Year’s Eve at The Lucky Monk
Saturday, December 31
Chicagoans are invited to ring in the New Year in style at The Lucky Monk.  The restaurant will be open for lunch on New Year’s Eve with regular hours.  In addition, they will host a FREE Kids New Year’s Eve Celebration from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.  All children will receive complimentary pizza and soda and will enjoy a unique countdown at 5:59 PM.

The Lucky Monk will offer a special New Year’s Eve menu in addition to their regular dinner menu.  Guests will receive party favors for a countdown at midnight and enjoy live entertainment by the band TRIADD from 9:30 PM to 1:00 AM (acoustic 60s 70s 80s 90s and current rock; beatles, eagles, goo goo dolls, bon jovi and more) www.myspace.com/triaddmusic.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Kitchen closes at 11:00 PM | Friday and Saturday: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM, Kitchen closes at Midnight | Sunday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Kitchen closes at 10:00 PM

TUSCANY RESTAURANT OAK BROOK
1415 W. 22nd St. | Oak Brook, IL 60521 | 630.990.1993 | www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-oak-brook.html

New Year’s Live Music at Tuscany Oak Brook
Saturday, December 31
Guests who join Tuscany Oak Brook on New Year’s Eve will enjoy the sounds of Blonde Date Music Trio which starts at 8:00 PM and goes until 1:00 AM.  Tuscany Oak Brook will offer regular menu items and reservations are accepted.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 11:30 AM – 10:30 PM | Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Sunday: Closed

Chicagoland Restaurants’ Holiday Hours & Events

CITY EVENTS

BISTRONOMIC
840 N. Wabash Avenue | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.944.8400 | www.bistronomic.net

Bistronomic Presents Four-Course Christmas Eve Menu
Saturday, December 24
$55 adults, $20 children, $10 children 5 and under
Guests are invited to celebrate Christmas Eve with Bistronomic’s exclusive four-course menu.  On Saturday, December 24 from 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM, diners will enjoy a customizable four-course menu featuring multiple choices for each course.  In addition to more traditional French inspired holiday favorites, Chef Martial Noguier, crafted this menu to include a vegetarian option for each course.

Featured items include Maine Diver Sea Scallop (wild mushroom, caramelized cauliflower, winter truffle foam), Mache Salad (pomegranate, capriole goat cheese, citrus vinaigrette), Glazed Venison Osso Bucco (persimmon, celery root mousseline, black peppercorn sauce), Winter Squash Ravioli (almond, parmesan shaving, butternut squash nage), Chocolate Hazelnut Bars (bittersweet chocolate bars, Grand Marnier sauce) and more.  Reservations required – 312-944-8400

Bistronomic will be closed on Christmas Day.

CARNIVALE
702 W Fulton St | Chicago, IL 60661| 312.850.5005 | www.carnivalechicago.com

Carnivale is Open this Holiday Season
Saturday, December 24 and Sunday, December 25
Chicagoans can celebrate with Carnivale this season during their special holiday hours on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

CHENS CHINESE AND SUSHI
3506 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.549.9100 | www.chenschicago.com
KOI
624 Davis Street | Evanston, IL 60201 | 847.866.6969 | www.koievanston.com

Chens and Koi Open for Christmas
Saturday, December 24 and Sunday, December 25
Chens Chinese and Sushi and Koi of Evanston invite Chicagoans to join them this holiday season.  Both restaurants will be open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

CHICAGO CUT STEAKHOUSE
300 N. LaSalle St. | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.329.1800 | www.chicagocutsteakhouse.com

Christmas Hours
Chicago Cut Steakhouse will be open from 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day.

CHICAGO q
1160 N. Dearborn St. | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.642.1160 | www.chicagoqrestaurant.com

Christmas Hours
Chicago q will close at 10:30 PM on Christmas Eve and will be closed on Christmas Day.

CITYSCAPE BAR
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza | 15th Floor | 350 W. Mart Center Drive | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.836.5000 |  www.cityscapebar.com
ITALIASIA
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza | 15th Floor | 350 W. Mart Center Drive | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.529.1157 | www.martplaza.com

Cityscape Bar and ItaliAsia are Open for the Holidays
Saturday, December 24 and Sunday, December 25
Buffet: $25.95 for adults and $15.95 for children 12 and under
Both Cityscape and ItaliAsia are open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day this holiday season.  ItaliAsia will offer a special Italian-Asian inspired Holiday Buffet in addition to their regular menu on Christmas Day.  Menu highlights include Tuscan White Bean & Proscuitto Puree Soup, Roasted Asparagus and Wild Mushroom Tortellini, Roasted Fresh Free Range Chicken Breast Stuffed with Apples, Cornbread and Pecans with a Chardonnay Sauce and more.

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES
SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CRUISES
Reservations required | 866.273.2469 | www.spiritofchicago.com

Santa Lunch Cruise
Saturday, December 10
Board 12:30 PM, Cruise 1:15 PM – 3:15 PM, $39.90; 40% off for kids, children under 2 are free
With Christmas just around the corner, the festive Spirit of Chicago is pleased to announce their Santa Lunch Cruise.  Families are welcome aboard for an afternoon of entertainment including a plentiful lunch buffet, DJ entertainment, performances by staff, and a special appearance from Santa, which is sure to delight children in attendance.  All prices are per person and do not yet include taxes and other fees.  Date and time is subject to change.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2649 or by visiting www.spiritofchicago.com.

FRONTIER
1072 North Milwaukee | Chicago, IL 60642 | 773.772.4322 | www.thefrontierchicago.com

Christmas Hours
Frontier will be CLOSED on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

GIORDANO’S
730 N. Rush Street | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.951.0747
1040 W. Belmont | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.327.1200
815 W. Van Buren | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.421.1221 | www.giordanos.com

Christmas Hours:
Giordano’s will be open regular hours on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day.

RUSH HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM
BELMONT HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM
VAN BUREN HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM

GO ROMA
848 N. State Street | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312. 252. 9946 | Other locations include: Bolingbrook, Deer Park, Lincolnshire, Northbrook and Warrenville | FOR ALL LOCATIONS AND HOURS, visit www.goroma.net

Open for Lunch/Carry Out on Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24
Go Roma’s six locations will be open for abbreviated lunch hours from until 4:00 PM on Christmas Eve.  Perfect timing for Chicagoans to enjoy a lunch on the go or carry out an easy Italian meal for Christmas Eve at home with the family.  Go Roma will be closed Christmas Day.

LM
4539 N Lincoln Ave. | Chicago, IL 60625 | 773.942.7585 | www.lmrestaurant.com

LM Restaurant Presents Christmas Eve Menu
$45 per person (tax and gratuity excluded)
LM Restaurant, Lincoln Square’s authentic French gastro bistro, announces their exclusive Christmas Eve Menu.  On Saturday, December 24 from 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Executive Chef Justin Perdue presents this $45 four-course menu complete with holiday favorites like Braised Short Rib, Grilled Shrimp and Apple Tart.  Complete menu below. The regular LM Restaurant menu will also be available.

Christmas Eve Menu (menu is subject to change)
– Sunchoke soup, parsley puree, brioche
– Grilled Shrimp, Israeli couscous, lardon, orange zest
– Braised short rib, salsify, confit potato, truffle jus
– Apple tart, frangipane, cinnamon crème

LM will be closed on Christmas Day.

LOBBY LOUNGE at SHOWPLACE ICON THEATRE
150 W. Roosevelt Road | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312-564-2104 | www.showplaceicon.com

Showplace Icon Open for the Holidays
Saturday, December 24 and Sunday, December 25
Chicagoans can celebrate by catching a movie this season during special holiday hours on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  The theatre will close at 6:00 PM Christmas Eve and resume regular hours and showtimes on Christmas Day.

LOTTIE’S PUB
1925 W Cortland | Chicago, IL 60622 | 773.489.0738 | www.lottiespub.com

Rock and Roll Christmas at Lottie’s
Sunday, December 25 beginning at 4:00 PM
No Cover
Guests who visit Lottie’s on Christmas night can enjoy their annual Rock and Roll Christmas Party beginning at 4:00 PM.  Food specials will be available, and drink specials include $3.50 Newcastle and $5 Santa Bomb cocktails.  Patrons will be treated to Rock and Roll Christmas music and also be able to watch the Bears vs Packers game which begins at 7:20 PM.  Lottie’s features 19 flat screens upstairs and 4 flat screens and 2 projectors downstairs.  There will also be a raffle for a brand new Fender Guitar at end of game.

Lottie’s will be open on Christmas Eve Saturday, December 24 but closing early.

HOURS: Sunday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM

LUXBAR
18 E. Bellevue Place | Chicago, IL 60611| 312.642.3400 | www.luxbar.com

Holiday Hours at LUXBAR
LUXBAR will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and open early for brunch on New Year’s Day at 8:00 AM.

HOURS: Monday-Friday: 11:00 AM-12:00 AM, Saturday-Sunday: 8:00 AM-12:00 AM |
Bar: Monday-Friday, 11:00 AM-2:00 AM, Saturday: 8:00 AM-3:00 AM, Sunday: 8:00 AM-2:00 AM

PHIL STEFANI’S 437 RUSH
437 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.222.0101 | www.philstefanis437rush.com

Christmas Hours
437 Rush will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Bar Bites: Monday – Friday, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM | Dinner: Monday – Thursday, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM and Friday – Saturday, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

PORKCHOP
941 W Randolph St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.733.9333 | www.porkchopchicago.com

Christmas Hours
Porkchop will be open regular hours on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 5:00 PM – 3:00 AM | Sunday: 10:00 AM – Midnight

QUAY RESTAURANT AND BAR
465 E. Illinois | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.981.8400 | www.quaychicago.com

Christmas Hours
Quay will be open regular hours on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day.

HOURS: Monday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM

RIVA CRAB HOUSE on Navy Pier
700 E. Grand Ave. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.7482 | www.rivanavypier.com

Christmas Eve at Riva Crab House
Saturday, December 24
Riva will be open from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM on Christmas Eve, and will be closed Christmas Day.

HOURS: Riva Crab House Main Dining Lunch: Sunday- Saturday, 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM |  Dinner: Sunday – Saturday, 5:00 PM – 10:30 PM; (lunch menu available from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the bar only)

TAVERN ON RUSH
1031 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.9600 | www.tavernonrush.com

Christmas Eve at Tavern on Rush
Saturday, December 24
Tavern on Rush will be open from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM on Christmas Eve, and will be closed Christmas Day.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 AM | Sunday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 AM

THE PONY
1638 West Belmont | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.828.5055 | www.theponychicago.com

Christmas Hours
The Pony will be open at 10:30 AM on Christmas Eve and will be closed on Christmas Day.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 4:00 PM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM | Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM

THE SCOUT
1301 S Wabash | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312.705.0595 | www.thescoutchicago.com

The Scout is OPEN for the Holidays
The Scout will be open on Christmas Eve from 10:00 AM to 3:00 AM with a limited food menu available.  They will also open from 10:00 AM to 2:00 AM on Christmas Day with a full menu available and will show all NFL games.  There is seating for approximately 200 people among high and low top tables, booths, and leather banquettes and the restaurant is equipped with 34 flat screen TVs as well as 3 private party areas and two bars.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 5:00 PM – 2:00 AM | Saturday 10:00 AM – 3:00 AM  | Sunday 10:00 AM -2:00 AM

TRIBUTE
800 South Michigan Avenue | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312.957.0000 | www.tribute-chicago.com

Christmas Hours
Tribute will be open on Christmas Eve for breakfast and lunch only and will be closed on Christmas Day.

HOURS:  Monday – Sunday, 6:00 AM – 10:30 PM

TUSCANY RESTAURANT on Taylor Street
1014 W. Taylor St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.829.1990 | www.tuscanychicago.com

Christmas Hours
Tuscany Taylor will be open for regular hours on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day.

HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM | Dinner: Monday – Thursday, 3:30 PM – 10:00 PM; Friday, 3:30 PM – 11:00 PM; Saturday, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM and Sunday, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

VINO 100 CHICAGO
2711 N Elston Avenue | Chicago, IL 60647 | 773.489.WINE | www.vino100chicago.com

Christmas Hours
Vino 100 will be open from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM on Christmas Eve and will be closed on Christmas Day.

HOURS:  Monday: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Tuesday- Friday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM  | Saturday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM  | Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

WILDBERRY PANCAKES AND CAFÉ
130 E Randolph St. | Chicago, IL 60610 |  312.938.9777 | www.wildberrycafe.com/chicago.html

Christmas Hours
Wildberry will be open from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day.

HOURS: Open Daily: 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM

SUBURBAN EVENTS

AGIO ITALIAN BISTRO
64 South Northwest Hwy. | Palatine, IL 60074 | 847.991.2150 | www.agiobistro.com

Christmas Hours
Agio Italian Bistro will be open for regular hours on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day.

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM | Friday: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Sunday: 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM

CARLUCCI  RESTAURANT
1801 Butterfield Road | Downer’s Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 | www.carluccirestaurant.com

Christmas Eve at Carlucci
Saturday, December 24
Carlucci will open at 4:30 PM and closing early this Christmas Eve, and will be closed Christmas Day.

HOURS: Mon.-Thurs. 11:30 AM-9:30 PM | Fri.: 11:30 AM-10:30 PM | Sat.: 4:30 PM-10:30 PM | Sun. 4:30 PM-10:30 PM

GIBSONS BAR & STEAKHOUSE – OAK BROOK
2105 Spring Rd. | Oakbrook, IL 60523 | 630.954.0000 | www.gibsonssteakhouse.com

Gibsons Oak Brook Open for Christmas Eve
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Oak Brook will be open from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM on Christmas Eve, serving lunch and dinner, and closed Christmas Day.

HOURS: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM | Friday-Saturday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Dinner menu at 3:00 PM

GIORDANO’S
11400 Lincoln Hwy. | Mokena, IL 60448 | 815.806.8282
17W280 22nd St | Oak Brook Terrace, IL 60181 | 630.530.7799
14325 S. La Grange Rd. | Orland Park, IL 60462  | 708.349.7500
2870 W. Route 34 | Oswego, IL 60543 | 630.551.4411
9415 W. Higgins Rd. | Rosemont, IL 60018 | 847.292.2600
641 Plainfield Rd. | Willowbrook, IL 60521 | 630.325.6710 | www.giordanos.com

Christmas Hours
Giordano’s will be open regular hours on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day.

MOKENA, OAK BROOK, ORLAND PARK, ROSEMONT & WILLOWBROOK HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM | Sunday: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
OSWEGO HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM

HUGO’S FROG BAR & FISH HOUSE – NAPERVILLE
55 S. Main St. | Naperville, IL 60540 | 630.548.3764 | www.hugosfrogbar.com

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House in Naperville Open for Christmas Eve
Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House in Naperville will be open from 11:00 AM until 8:00 PM on Christmas Eve, serving lunch and dinner and closed Christmas Day.

HOURS: Monday-Friday: 11:00 AM-12:00 AM, Saturday: 8:00 AM-12:00 AM, Sunday: 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Bar: Sunday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-1:00 AM, Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM

PORTER’S PUB
1250 Bowes Creek Boulevard | Elgin, IL 60124 | 847.214.5877 | http://porterspubelgin.com/

Christmas Hours
Porter’s Pub will be open from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-9:00 PM, Friday and Saturday: 10:30 AM-12:00 AM, Sunday: 10:30 AM – 9:00 PM

THE LUCKY MONK
105 Hollywood Blvd | South Barrington, IL 60010 | 847.898.0500 | www.theluckymonk.com

The Lucky Monk is Open on Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24
The Lucky Monk will be open on Christmas Eve, and will be closed Christmas Day.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Kitchen closes at 11:00 PM | Friday and Saturday: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM, Kitchen closes at Midnight | Sunday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Kitchen closes at 10:00 PM

TUSCANY RESTAURANT OAK BROOK
1415 W. 22nd St. | Oak Brook, IL 60521 | 630.990.1993 | www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-oak-brook.html

Holiday Hours at Tuscany Oak Brook
Saturday, December 24 and Sunday, December 25
Tuscany Oak Brook will open at 5:00 PM and close early on Christmas Eve, and will be closed Christmas Day.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 11:30 AM – 10:30 PM | Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Sunday: Closed

TUSCANY RESTAURANT WHEELING
550 S. Milwaukee Ave. | Wheeling, IL 60090 | 847.465.9988 | www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-wheeling.html

Holiday Hours at Tuscany Oak Brook
Saturday, December 24 and Sunday, December 25
Tuscany Wheeling will be open for dinner on Christmas Eve and will be closed on Christmas Day.

HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday, 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM | Dinner: Monday – Thursday, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM; Friday & Saturday, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM; and Sunday, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

WATERLEAF  RESTAURANT
425 Fawell Boulevard | Culinary & Hospitality Center | College of DuPage | 630.942.6881 | www.waterleafrestaurant.com

Christmas Hours
Waterleaf will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Stefani Restaurants Handcrafted Cocktails

Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush, RIVA Crab House on Navy Pier, Tuscany on Taylor, Tuscany in Oak Brook and Tuscany in Wheeling will all offer an array of unique handcrafted cocktails available beginning this November for $8 – $12 each (prices will vary per location).

COCKTAIL MENU:

TUSCANY’S SIGNATURE MARGARITA
Herradura Reposado Tequila, Cointreau, Agave Nectar, Fresh Lime Juice, with a float of POM Wonderful over the top

437 RUSH COCKTAIL
Absolut Vodka, Campari, grapefruit, pineapple and cranberry juices with an orange wedge

MOSCOW MULE
Smirnoff Vodka, Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, Angostura Orange Bitters and Barritt’s Ginger Beer

ITALIAN MOJITO
Your Choice of Bacardi (Superior Light Rum, Orange or Rock Coconut), Sweet Vermouth, Fresh Lime Juice, Club Soda, and muddled Mint Sprigs

“OH-RON-YA”
Ketel One Oranje Vodka, Iced Tea, Fresh Lemon Juice, Bitter, Honey Simple Syrup. garnished with an Orange Peel

TWO WORLDS BLOODY MARY
Effen Cucumber Vodka and Hendrick’s Gin Rolled into a special Bloody Mary Mix, Garnished with a Cucumber Spear. Dashed with Sea Salt

JACK THE BEEKEEPER
Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey Whiskey, Gentleman Jack, fresh Lemon Juice, fresh Orange Juice, Splash of Simple Syrup, Float Rotari Prosecco

PALOMA
Don Julio Blanco, fresh Grapefruit Juice, fresh Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, Splash of Club Soda and garnished with a Lime

BITTERED CITRUS SLING
Your Choice of Grey Goose (Le Poire, L’Orange, Le Citron) Dry Bitters, Basil Simple Syrup, Fresh Grapefruit Juice, Fresh Lemon Juice and a dash of Sweet Bitters.

ITALIAN COFFEE
Absolut Vodka, Espresso coffee and cream

ESPRESSO MARTINI
Van Gogh Double Espresso Vodka (double caffeinated) or (decaffeinated)


PHIL STEFANI’S 437 RUSH

437 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.222.0101 | www.philstefanis437rush.com

RIVA CRAB HOUSE ON NAVY PIER

700 E. Grand Ave. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.7482 | www.rivanavypier.com

TUSCANY RESTAURANT on Taylor Street

1014 W. Taylor St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.829.1990 | www.tuscanychicago.com

TUSCANY RESTAURANT OAK BROOK

1415 W. 22nd St. | Oak Brook, IL 60521 | 630.990.1993 | www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-oak-brook.html

TUSCANY RESTAURANT WHEELING

550 S. Milwaukee Ave. | Wheeling, IL 60090 | 847.465.9988 | www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-wheeling.html

Local Restaurants Offer Holiday Party Incentives

CITY EVENTS

CHENS CHINESE AND SUSHI
3506 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.549.9100 | www.chenschicago.com
KOI
624 Davis Street | Evanston, IL 60201 | 847.866.6969 | www.koievanston.com

KOI New Private Dining Spaces
The newly appointed back dining rooms are separated by sliding glass and espresso wood doors and can be opened to accommodate groups of 20 to 100 guests—they are the perfect setting for holiday parties, anniversaries, company parties, meetings or other private events.

The modern décor now features new sleek black leather dining chairs, espresso-finished wood tables and walls of stormy gray and rich brown.  The dark colors stand out against the newly refinished bamboo floor and are reflected in the large, floor-to-ceiling mirrors that join the authentic Chinese and Japanese art on the walls.
CHENS HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Friday – Saturday 4:00 PM – Midnight
KOI HOURS: Lunch: Mon. – Sat.11:30 AM – 2:30 PM | Dinner: Sun. – Thurs. 4:30 – 10:00 PM | Fri. – Sat. 4:30 – 11:00 PM

CHICAGO CUT STEAKHOUSE
300 N. LaSalle St. | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.329.1800 | www.chicagocutsteakhouse.com

Holiday Parties at Chicago Cut Steakhouse
With USDA-certified prime steaks, more than 800 wine choices presented to guests on iPad wine lists, acclaimed menu items for all tastes, high-def plasma televisions and more, Chicago Cut Steakhouse has the amenities to take events to the next level.  The private dining area seats up to 80 people, and can be divided for more intimate events.  The food is top-notch: Chicago Cut Steakhouse butchers and dry-ages its own steak on the premises.  And the repertoire isn’t limited to traditional steakhouse fare.  Hors d’oeuvres include lollipop lamb chops, shrimp cocktail, and seared foie gras –just to start.  Lunch and dinner menus include prime filet mignons, wild salmon, New York strip, and a delicious array of appetizers, sides, and desserts.

Contact Events Manager Rachel Flores at 312.929.3570 for more details.

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 7:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 AM

CITYSCAPE BAR
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza | 15th Floor | 350 W. Mart Center Drive | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.836.5000 |  www.cityscapebar.com
ITALIASIA
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza | 15th Floor | 350 W. Mart Center Drive | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.529.1157 | www.italiasiarestaurant.com

Party Bookers Receive 10% of Purchase Back in Complimentary Gift Certificates
Book before Tuesday, November 15
Guests can celebrate the holiday with a spectacular view in The Holiday Inn Mart Plaza’s Cityscape Bar or in ItaliAsia Restaurant.  Guests who book their holiday party with Cityscape Bar or ItaliAsia will receive 10% of their purchase back in complimentary gift certificates, to be used for guest rooms or food purchases in the hotel.  Events must be planned for a date between December 1, 2011 and January 31, 2012.  Guests can receive up to $500 back.  Offer not valid with previously booked events.

CITYSCAPE HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 3:00 PM – 1:00 AM | Friday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 1:00AM
ITALIASIA HOURS: Open Daily | Lunch: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Dinner: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

FRONTIER
1072 North Milwaukee | Chicago, IL 60642 | 773.772.4322 | www.thefrontierchicago.com

Holiday Party Booking at Frontier
With capabilities large and small, Frontier is a perfect atmosphere for birthdays, charity, corporate events and more.  Guests can enjoy a dinner party on the main dining level or book the upstairs private party room for an exciting, lounge experience.  Frontier can accommodate small gatherings and private events up to 300 guests.  Contact 773.772.4322 or charlie@pioneertaverngroup.com.

CHEF’S TABLE
Diners looking for a true VIP experience can reserve the Chef’s Table in the open-air kitchen at the back of Frontier.  Guests, up to 12, will watch Executive Chef Brian Jupiter and his staff at work while enjoying a unique experience behind the scenes.

PRIVATE EVENT ROOM
The upstairs lounge, equipped with a full-service bar, state-of-the-art sound system and DJ booth, 11 flat-screen TVs, 2 HD projectors and private bathrooms can accommodate any type of event.  It sets an intimate scene with leather-upholstered chairs, a fireplace and private entrance.

BEER GARDEN
Frontier’s patio is fully-furnished and enclosed for winter with a bar, fireplace, full menu and more.

HOURS: Monday through Friday 4:00 PM to 2:00 AM | Saturday 11:00 AM to 3:00 AM | Sunday 11:00 AM to 2:00 AM

LOTTIE’S PUB
1925 W Cortland | Chicago, IL 60622 | 773.489.0738 | www.lottiespub.com

Holiday Party Booking at Lottie’s
Guests who book by November 15 will receive up to $100 in gift certificates
Located in the Bucktown neighborhood, Lottie’s is just a short block from the Damen corridor.  Tucked away on the corner of Cortland and Winchester, Lottie’s Pub offers a wide selection of beer, wine and liquor as well as a menu stacked with bar favorites including pizza, sandwiches, salads and burgers.  Illuminated in twinkling lights with a classic, rustic pub feel, Lottie’s carries a rich history.

An inviting corner bar deeply rooted into Chicago’s dark political past, Lottie’s remains a historic spot with undeniable neighborhood charm – a perfect backdrop for a private  party.  Guests can plan their next party in the very room where some of Chicago’s gangsters and politicians held their own.

Space is available to reserve on Lottie’s main level or back area.  For larger parties, Lottie’s has a fully renovated private party room, equipped with tables, booths, a full service bar and private bathrooms.  Groups can socialize in a cozy, intimate atmosphere or hang out amidst all the action near the main bar.  The back area of Lottie’s is also available for reservations.  To book an event or ask a question, call 312.453.9397 or email lotties@pioneertaverngroup.com.

The private party room offers:
– A private, full-service bar
– A projection-screen television with surround-sound audio
– Private washrooms

HOURS: Sunday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM

PHIL STEFANI’S 437 RUSH
437 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.222.0101 | www.philstefanis437rush.com

Holiday Party Booking at 437 Rush
Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush features a variety of space options for hosting a holiday event.  The Café and Newsroom radiate class and uniqueness; decorated with white linen, votive candles, mahogany wood, black and white tiled floors, stainless steel, mirrors and windows.  Overlooking Rush and Hubbard streets, these rooms are perfect settings for dinners and receptions over 25 people, weddings, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, political events, corporate events and friendly parties.  Designed to echo the feel of a 1940’s art deco Italian Steakhouse, these private rooms blend the best of past traditions with trends of the future.

The third floor VIP private dining area consists of three newly decorated rooms with a capacity for up to 25 people.  Furnished with highboys, artwork and windows looking out to Rush and Hubbard, the VIP lounge sets the tone for any special event.  While dining on the third floor, guests have a choice of two private dining rooms, both adjacent to the VIP lounge.  Perfect settings for dinners of up to 25 people, power lunches, off-premise meetings, baby showers and bachelor parties; these rooms have attracted guests such as Hillary Clinton as well as corporate professionals, families and friends.  This VIP atmosphere provides a creative, efficient and productive edge for corporate professionals and a comfortable unique feel for friendly gatherings.

HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Bar Bites: Monday – Friday, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM | Dinner: Monday – Thursday, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM and Friday – Saturday, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

QUAY RESTAURANT AND BAR
465 E. Illinois | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.981.8400 | www.quaychicago.com

Holiday Events at Quay
Quay offers a beautiful bar featuring an extensive wine list, handcrafted mixologist cocktails and an assortment of local microbrew beers.  Guests can enjoy a drink in Quay’s sports lounge, equipped with 45 plasma TVs, settle into the dining room or the Atrium on the Water to enjoy dinner and drinks.  Quay’s inviting atmosphere incorporates elements of water, including floor-to-ceiling windows with breathtaking views of the river.

HOURS: Monday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM

RIVA CRAB HOUSE on Navy Pier
700 E. Grand Ave. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.7482 | www.rivanavypier.com

Holiday Events at RIVA Crab House
Whether the party is casual, or calls for a truly extravagant meal, Riva Restaurant on Navy Pier offers menu options that are perfect for a variety of special event needs.

Riva’s menu items are prepared to order using only fresh, high-quality ingredients.  Riva can accommodate groups from 15 – 100 people and is a popular choice for both social and corporate events such as Private Corporate Events, Benefits, Convention Dinners, Showers, Birthdays, Anniversaries, or Fundraisers.

HOURS: Riva Crab House Main Dining Lunch: Sunday- Saturday, 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM |  Dinner: Sunday – Saturday, 5:00 PM – 10:30 PM; (lunch menu available from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the bar only) Riva Cafe: Sunday- Saturday, 11:00 AM – 10:30 PM

RUSTIC HOUSE
1967 N. Halsted St. | Chicago, IL 60614 | 312.929.3227 | www.rustichousechicago.com

Rustic House Private Dining
Rustic House, Lincoln Park’s hot spot for classic American cuisine, features a newly appointed private dining space in the Wine Cellar, joining the popular private back room as another exciting location for a holiday event.

Located in the secluded lower level of the restaurant, the room accommodates parties of up to 24 guests and features rich wine cabinets lining the walls, weathered barnyard walls, burlap wall treatments, Travertine tiled floors and farm-themed artwork by local artists.  Rustic House also boasts a private back room around a fireplace for entertaining up to 30 guests.  The warm and inviting atmosphere is the perfect setting for any special event, including birthdays, anniversaries, holiday parties and the like.

Chef Jason Paskewitz has more than a decade of experience creating notable dishes in some of Chicago’s finest kitchens, and his celebrated menu at Rustic House showcases his experience and talent in executing straightforward, flavorful classics.  He has carefully crafted several private event menus, perfect for any occasion, and will also create custom menus for special events as well.  Menus available upon request.

Rustic House provides all of the service and amenities guests desire when planning a special event.  The facilities feature HD televisions for slideshows and presentations, fireplaces, AV/Sound capabilities and more.  Room minimums apply.

HOURS: Monday: Closed | Tuesday – Thursday: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Sunday: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

TABLE FIFTY-TWO
52 West Elm St. | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.573.4000 | www.tablefifty-two.com

Perfect Private Parties at TABLE fifty-two
The venerable TABLE fifty-two, located in a historic carriage house building in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood and known for its quiet location, beautiful décor and seasonal Southern cuisine, is also the perfect destination for upcoming holiday celebrations and business meetings alike.

The intimate second-floor dining room can accommodate private-dining, large groups or receptions for up to 55 guests for lunch or dinner, and is well-suited for graduation parties, showers and other springtime festivities.  TABLE fifty-two is pleased to open just for private lunch parties and bridal showers with no room charge (only a food and beverage minimum).  They can also accommodate daytime business meetings and team building sessions.  Such corporate groups can do business upstairs and then break for lunch on the downstairs level.

Chef Art Smith has created a series of exceptional set menus beginning at just $60 per person and highlighting the cuisine for which TABLE fifty-two is known.  Menus feature signature dishes like Low Country Shrimp and Grits with Wild Shrimp, Bradley’s Stone-Ground White Corn Grits and Spicy Tomato Stew; Berkshire Pork Chop with Garbanzos, Andouille, Golden Raisins, Leeks, and Harissa; and Art’s Hummingbird Cake, a Banana-Pineapple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Vanilla Gelato, among other TABLE fifty-two favorites.  Complete private dining menus available upon request.

HOURS: Monday-Saturday 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Sunday 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

TAVERN ON RUSH
1031 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.9600 | www.tavernonrush.com

Holiday Events at Tavern on Rush
Tavern on Rush features a private dining room located on the second floor overlooking the corner of Rush and Bellevue.  The private dining space comfortably seats up to 25 guests and features floor to ceiling glass french doors, a flat panel high-definition television screen, wireless Internet connectivity and top-notch professional service.  Tavern’s private dining room is the perfect place to host a holiday party.  To book a holiday party, please call 312.664.9600.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 AM | Sunday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 AM

THE PONY
1638 West Belmont | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.828.5055 | www.theponychicago.com

Holiday Party Booking at The Pony
Guests who book by November 15 will receive up to a $100 gift certificate
With capabilities to host events large and small, The Pony’s rustic interior and relaxed ambiance is perfect for any holiday event this season.  The Pony is also proud to introduce its second floor this year.  Guests can rent out the top floor of The Pony, complete with a similar setup including HD flat screen TVs, separate sound system, custom booths and private bathrooms.

Located in the charming West Lakeview neighborhood just off the Belmont/Ashland/Lincoln intersection, The Pony is the ultimate destination spot for parties and events!  The Pony offers a wide selection of beer, wine and liquor as well as a delicious menu featuring house signatures like the 16-inch Clydesdale grilled cheese, salads, burgers, sliders and more.  To book an event or ask a question, call Brad Tice at 312.453.9397 or e-mail tice@pioneertaverngroup.com.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 4:00 PM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM | Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM

THE SCOUT
1301 S Wabash | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312.705.0595 | www.thescoutchicago.com

Holiday Events at The Scout
The Scout has 200 seats and 24 flat-screen TVs, and is available for buyout.  In the back of the space, a private room with three 50-inch flat-screen TVs and an iPod connection can seat 15 or host receptions for 25.  A semiprivate area at the back has its own bar and can host receptions for 125 or dinners for 50.  At the front of the space, a larger semiprivate area has booth and long-table seating and another bar, and can seat 75 or hold 200 for cocktails.

HOURS: Sunday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM

TRIBUTE
800 South Michigan Avenue | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312.957.0000 | www.tribute-chicago.com

Holiday Party Booking at Tribute
Tribute can accommodate groups up to 45 in the private dining room section of the restaurant for a variety of events like corporate meetings, corporate dinners, holiday parties, rehearsal dinners, baby showers, and anniversaries.  Warm tones, soft fabrics and natural wood features create a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.  Decorations can be provided upon request.

HOURS:  Monday – Sunday, 6:00 AM – 10:30 PM

TUSCANY RESTAURANT on Taylor Street
1014 W. Taylor St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.829.1990 | www.tuscanychicago.com

Holiday Events at Tuscany on Taylor
Tuscany is a comfortable trattoria featuring mouthwatering Northern Italian specialties.  Located in Little Italy, Tuscany offers an extensive selection of unique entrees, sure to tantalize anyone’s taste buds.  Besides one-of-a-kind pasta dishes, they also offer the finest steaks and freshest seafood, as well as daily chef specials prepared by Executive Chef.  Tuscany is the ideal destination for revealing the rich virtues of a Tuscan village, even down to the very best wines Italy has to offer.  Tuscany on Taylor offers one private dining room or offers a rent-out of the entire restaurant on Saturday or Sunday afternoons.

Capacity:
50 in the private dining room. Up to 200 for entire dining room.

Contact:
Alex Prekurat, Private Dining Manager (312)829.1990 or email aprekurat@stefanigroup.com

HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM | Dinner: Monday – Thursday, 3:30 PM – 10:00 PM; Friday, 3:30 PM – 11:00 PM; Saturday, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM and Sunday, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

VINO 100 CHICAGO
2711 N Elston Avenue | Chicago, IL 60647 | 773.489.WINE | www.vino100chicago.com

Holiday Events at Vino 100
Vino 100 Chicago, located in Logan Square, offers guests a unique space for hosting a private event or holiday party this year.  The intimate space complete with a tasting bar is a perfect setting for events like team building, bachelorette parties, baby showers, wedding showers and more.  Examples of event themes include: Wine 101, Wines of South America, Big Bold Reds, and There’s More to White Wine than Chardonnay.  Every event package is customizable and ranges in price from $100 to $250.  Small bites like an array of cheese is included, and any other food is available upon request.  There will be an additional charge of $10 per hour if more employees are needed based on the group size, and there is a minimum of 8 people with a maximum of 24 people.

Featuring 100 great wines for $25 or less, Vino 100 Chicago is a boutique wine shop with a unique selection of wine, spirits, and craft beers.  Using the customized and user-friendly Vino 100 Wine Barometer™, guests are able to choose their wines based on flavor and body.  In addition, guests can shop from Vino 100’s selection of craft beers, unique spirits, gourmet food and wine accessories.

HOURS:  Monday: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Tuesday- Friday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM  | Saturday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM  | Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

WILDBERRY PANCAKES AND CAFÉ
130 E Randolph St. | Chicago, IL 60610 |  312.938.9777 | www.wildberrycafe.com/chicago.html

Holiday Catering from Wildberry
This holiday season, guests can enjoy catering for any event from Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe located in downtown Chicago at 130 E. Randolph Street, adjacent to Prudential Plaza.  Wildberry can accommodate any size event and also create custom menus.  Party planners can choose from an array of items from the catering menu including scrambled eggs, French toast, potato skillets, sides, salads, sandwiches and more.

HOURS: Open Daily: 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM

SUBURBAN EVENTS

CARLUCCI  RESTAURANT
1801 Butterfield Road | Downer’s Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 | www.carluccirestaurant.com

Holiday Events at Carlucci Restaurant
All of Carlucci’s private rooms are the perfect venue to hold any holiday event this season.

Tower Room (Capacity: 10 – 25 people)
Fountain Room (Capacity: 30 – 50 people)
Garden Room(Capacity: 50 – 120 people)

For Information: Contact Sharon in the sales office for more info.
Phone number: 630.512.0990
Email Address: Sharon@carluccirestaurant.com

HOURS: Mon.-Thurs. 11:30 AM-9:30 PM | Fri.: 11:30 AM-10:30 PM | Sat.: 4:30 PM-10:30 PM | Sun. 4:30 PM-10:30 PM

PORTER’S PUB
1250 Bowes Creek Boulevard | Elgin, IL 60124 | 847.214.5877 | www.bowescreekcc.com/porters

Holiday Parties at Porter’s Pub
Porter’s Pub in Elgin invites guests to book their holiday parties.  This English-style restaurant and bar located at Bowes Creek Country Club boasts a variety of food and beverage packages.  With an array of reasonably priced buffet, plated, and bar packages and seating for up to 125 guests, Porter’s Pub is the perfect destination for any holiday occasion.  For those looking for a more intimate event, Porter’s Meeting Room comfortably seats 10 – 30 guests and includes AV amenities including Wi-Fi and a large Flat Screen TV.

For more information, please contact Heather Weaver at: 847-214-5877 (or) email: heather@porterspubelgin.com

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-9:00 PM, Friday and Saturday: 10:30 AM-12:00 AM, Sunday: 10:30 AM – 9:00 PM

THE LUCKY MONK
105 Hollywood Blvd | South Barrington, IL 60010 | 847.898.0500 | www.theluckymonk.com

Holiday Events at The Lucky Monk
Located next to the AMC 30 theatre just off Barrington Road, The Lucky Monk is a great place for date night, a comfortable family meal or private events.  The restaurant offers a variety of options for any event from baby showers, retirement parties, board meetings or birthday parties.  Event spaces include the Abbey Room which seats 50 people and includes a DVD player, Plasma TV, iPOD dock and wireless Internet access.  The Lucky Monk also houses the La Trappe Room (seats 36, semi-private), the new Priory Room (seats 15, accessibility to the fire pit and patio) and the patio (seats 70, can be divided into two semi private spaces).

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Kitchen closes at 11:00 PM | Friday and Saturday: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM, Kitchen closes at Midnight | Sunday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Kitchen closes at 10:00 PM

TUSCANY RESTAURANT OAK BROOK
1415 W. 22nd St. | Oak Brook, IL 60521 | 630.990.1993 | www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-oak-brook.html

Holiday Party Booking at Tuscany Oak Brook
Tuscany is a comfortable trattoria featuring mouthwatering Northern Italian specialties.  Located in Oak Brook, Tuscany offers an extensive selection of unique entrees, sure to tantalize anyone’s taste buds.  Besides one-of-a-kind pasta dishes, Tuscany offers the finest steaks and freshest seafood, as well as daily chef specials prepared by Executive Chef.  Tuscany is the ideal destination for revealing the rich virtues of a Tuscan village, even down to the very best wines Italy has to offer.  Tuscany in Oak Brook offers three private dining room;, each can accommodate up to 38 people or two rooms can be combined to fit groups up to 80.

Contact: Fred Lagon, Private Dining Manager (630) 990 – 1993 or email flagon@stefanigroup.com

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 11:30 AM – 10:30 PM | Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Sunday: Closed

TUSCANY RESTAURANT WHEELING
550 S. Milwaukee Ave. | Wheeling, IL 60090 | 847.465.9988 | www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-wheeling.html

Holiday Events at Tuscany Wheeling
Tuscany is a comfortable trattoria featuring mouthwatering Northern Italian specialties.  Located in Wheeling, Tuscany offers an extensive selection of unique entrees, sure to tantalize anyone’s taste buds.  Besides one-of-a-kind pasta dishes, they also offer the finest steaks and freshest seafood, as well as daily chef specials prepared by Executive Chef Bolla Loza.  Tuscany is the ideal destination for revealing the rich virtues of a Tuscan village, even down to the very best wines Italy has to offer.

Tuscany in Wheeling offers three private dining rooms:

  • The Montecatini Room can accommodate up to 25 guests.
  • The Siena Lucca Room can accommodate up to 35 guests.
  • The Florence Room can accommodate up to 80 guests.

Contact:
Karen Taylor, Private Dining Manager (847) 465 – 9988 or email ktaylor@stefanigroup.com

437 Rush Celebrates In-Fashion Week

Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush invites Chicagoans to enjoy a special prix fixe menu this August in celebration of the first Magnificent Mile In-Fashion Week.  In-Fashion is the USA’s first shopping festival being launched this summer by the Greater North Michigan AvenueAssociation.  The festival will offer a myriad of activities specific to the event’s theme, including designer appearances, celebrity chef events, fashion shows, entertainment and more, concluding on September 8 with Chicago’s version of Fashion’s Night Out.

WHEN: Friday, August 26 through Thursday, September 8

COST: Lunch: $25 per person (plus tax and gratuity)

Dinner: $35 per person (plus tax and gratuity)

RESERVE:   (312) 222.0101

MENU:

Lunch:

Bruschetta al Pomodoro

Toasted Italian baguette, slow roasted spiced cherry tomatoes and capers

Risotto allo Speck, Funghi e Raschera

Organic carnaroli rice tossed with speck, forest mushrooms and raschera cheese

437 Tiramisu

Dinner:

Bruschetta al Pomodoro

Toasted Italian baguette, slow roasted spiced cherry tomatoes and capers

Risotto allo Speck, Funghi e Raschera

Organic carnaroli rice tossed with speck, forest mushrooms and raschera cheese

Roasted Berkshire Pork Medallion

Wrapped in organic pancetta, sweet and sour red onion, green tomato marmalade and Marsala reduction.

437 Tiramisu

PHIL STEFANI’S 437 RUSH
437 N. Rush Street
Chicago IL 60611
312.222.0101
www.philstefanis437rush.com

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Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush Celebrates Filet Mignon Day

Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush invites Chicagoans to enjoy a special 3-course prix fixe menu this August in celebration of the National Filet Mignon Day.  The menu will be available at dinner only and highlights will include a Mediterranean Baby Octopus, Calamari and Cuttlefish appetizer, Roasted Petit Filet Mignon entrée and a Pineapple Carpaccio dessert.

WHEN: Saturday, August 13 (Dinner Only)

COST: $45 per person plus tax and gratuity

RESERVE:     (312) 222.0101

MENU:

Antipasto

CACIUCCO TOSCANO E CECI

Stewed Mediterranean Baby Octopus, Calamari and Cuttlefish In a wine tomato broth, served over Organic Garbanzo Beans Polenta crouton

Entrata

FILETTO ALL’AMARONE, PANCETTA E MIDOLLO

Roasted Petit Filet Mignon, glazed Asparagus, Apple wood Nueske’s Bacon, Veal Marrow and Amarone reduction

Dolce

CARPACCIO DI ANANAS E GELATO DI MANGO

Thinly sliced Pineapple Carpaccio, scented with zesty fresh Ginger and Pink Grapefruit, served with Mango Gelato

PHIL STEFANI’S 437 RUSH
437 N. Rush Street
Chicago IL 60611
312.222.0101
www.philstefanis437rush.com

Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush Summer Wine Flights

Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush has unveiled a new wine flight special beginning Monday, June 27.  Guests can now enjoy $10 wine flightsfeaturing 3 wines of choice in addition to a selection of 3 meats and/or cheeses for $8.  The flights will be available Monday through Friday from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM and served in the bar and lounge only.

WHEN: Available Monday through Friday from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
(Served in the bar and lounge only)

COST:
$10 Wine Flights (3 choices)
$8 Meat & Cheese (3 choices)

WINE FLIGHTS SELECTIONS:
$10 for 3 wines (2oz pour each)

Chardonnay Flight
William Hill (Central Coast)
Greg Norman (Australia)
Franciscan (Napa)

Cabernet Flight
Louis Martini (Sonoma)
Rodney Strong (Sonoma)
Folie a Deux (Napa)

White Flight
Colterenzio Pinot Grigio (Alto Adige)
Ferrari Carano Fume-Blanc (Sonoma)
Sonoma Cutrer Chard (Russian River)

Red Flight
Estancia Pinot Noir (Monterey)
Ruffino Chianti Tan (Toscana)
Kenwood Zinfandel (Sonoma)

MEAT & CHEESE SELECTIONS:
$8 for 3 choices
Gorgonzola
Stilton
Grana Padano
Pecorino
Soppressata
Prosciutto
Salame
Assorted Olives

PHIL STEFANI’S 437 RUSH
437 N. Rush Street
Chicago IL 60611
312.222.0101
www.philstefanis437rush.com

Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Italy’s Unification

Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush invites Chicagoans to enjoy a special menu from May 1 – 15 in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Italy’s unification.  Italian unification was the political and social movement that brought together different states of the Italian peninsula into the single state of Italy in the 19th century.

WHEN:  Sunday, May 1 through Sunday, May 15

COST:  $35 per person plus tax and gratuity

RESERVE: (312) 222.0101

MENU:

Antipasto
Caciucco di Polipo, Polentina di Ceci
Stewed Mediterranean Baby Octopus in a tomato wine broth, served over organic Chick Peas flour Polenta

Piatto di Mezzo
Ossobuco di Vitello in Gremolata, Tortino Fritto di Risotto alla Milanese
Braised Veal Ossobuco seasoned with Gremolata spices, fried Saffron Risotto & Veal Marrow Rice Cake

Dolce
Semifreddo al Torrone, Torta Sbrisulona, Cioccolato e Vaniglia
Almond Nougat Semifreddo served with sbrisulona (crumbling) cookie, Bitter Chocolate sauce scented with Vanilla 

PHIL STEFANI’S 437 RUSH
437 N. Rush Street
Chicago IL 60611
312.222.0101
www.philstefanis437rush.com

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