Thanksgiving Specials 2014

BUONA

708.749.2333 | http://www.buona.com/

 

Celebrate Turkey Day all Month Long with the Turkey Festiva

Available through January 1, 2015

$6.25

 

Sandwich lovers can celebrate Thanksgiving all month long with Buona’s Turkey Festiva sandwich. This limited-edition sandwich packs in all of Thanksgiving’s flavors with roasted turkey, baby spinach, Havarti cheese and cranberry relish on bread, toasted to golden perfection.


CARLUCCI RESTAURANT

1801 Butterfield Road | Downers Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 | http://carluccirestaurant.com/

 

Leave the Cooking to Carlucci This Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014

A la carte pricing

 

Don’t spend Thanksgiving in the kitchen, enjoy the day with family and friends and leave the cooking to Carlucci. Menu items include Carlucci’s twist on Thanksgiving classics like the “Tacchino,” marinated roasted turkey with gravy, sausage-chestnut stuffing, sweet potato, sautéed green beans and cranberry relish for $24.95 and ” Ravioli di Zucca,” homemade roasted butternut squash ravioli with brown butter, sage, and crushed amaratteo di sarona cookies for $17.95. A children’s menu will also be available all day. Carlucci will be open from 12p.m. – 7p.m. and diners can enjoy table-side magic from “The Amazing Brando.”

 

HOURS

Monday – Thursday11:30a.m. – 9:30p.m.

Friday: 11:30a.m. – 10:30p.m.

Saturday: 4:30p.m. – 10:30p.m.

Sunday: 4:30p.m. – 9p.m.

 

DELIGHTFUL PASTRIES & CAFÉ

http://www.delightfulpastries.com/

Old Town | 1710 N Wells St | Chicago, IL 60614 | 312.255.0724

131 N Clinton St | Chicago, IL 60661 | 312.234.9644

5927 W Lawrence Ave | Chicago, IL 60630 | 773.545.7215

 

Make Your Thanksgiving a Little Sweeter with Delightful Pastries & Cafe

Order by November 22

 

This Thanksgiving season, Delightful Pastries & Café will satisfy any holiday craving with sweet and savory menu items that take a front seat to Thanksgiving staples. Spice up holiday stuffing recipes using their Pecan Cranberry Sourdough bread and wow guests sweet tooth with a Sweet Potato Praline Pie or Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie. View the Delightful Pastries & Café Thanksgiving menu online to see all their offerings for the holiday.

 

HOURS

Old Town

Monday – Thursday: 8a.m. – 6p.m.

Friday – Saturday: 8a.m. – 7p.m.

Sunday: 8a.m. – 5p.m.

 

Chicago French Market

Monday – Friday: 7a.m. – 7p.m.

Saturday: 8:30a.m. – 5p.m.

Sunday: CLOSED

 

Jefferson Park

Monday – Friday: 6:30a.m. – 6p.m.

Saturday: 6:30a.m. – 5p.m.

Sunday: CLOSED

 

EL MARIACHI TEQUILA BAR

3906 N Broadway | Chicago, IL 60613 | 773.549.2932 | http://elmariachitequilabar.com/

 

½ Priced Wine for Black Wednesday

Wednesday, November 26

 

Choose El Mariachi Tequila Bar for Chicago’s biggest bar night of the year and enjoy ½ priced bottles of vino for Black Wednesday. Enjoy great drinks, food and music with friends and family.

 

HOURS

Monday – Friday: 4p.m. – 11p.m.

Saturday: 4p.m. – 12a.m.

Sunday: 10a.m. – 12a.m.

 

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES

Reservations required | 888.636.7737 | http://www.entertainmentcruises.com/

 

Thanksgiving Cruises Aboard the Odyssey

Thursday, November 27; Lunch Cruise: 2:30p.m. – 4:30p.m.; Dinner Cruise: 6:30p.m. -9:30p.m.

Lunch Cruise: adults from $59.90, children from $35.95

Dinner Cruise: adults from $79.90, children from $47.95

 

Odyssey Cruises announces special Thanksgiving Cruises on Thursday, November 27 with a special holiday buffet menu including an array of Thanksgiving favorites like Hickory Smoked Ham, Walnut-Crusted Turkey Breast, Cheddar Cheese Mashed Potatoes and String Beans. Guests will enjoy the day without the hassle of cooking and entertaining at home, making for a unique and festive celebration complete with DJ entertainment and the gorgeous Chicago skyline as a backdrop.

 

FAMOUS DAVE’S

www.famousdaves.com

 

Black Wednesday at Famous Dave’s in Evergreen Park & Bolingbrook 

$20 per person

 

Join Famous Dave’s at its Evergreen Park and Bolingbrook locations on Black Wednesday (November 26th) from 5-8pm for a Craft Beer Bonanza – featuring tastings from local and national craft breweries, wine tastings, and a buffet of Wings, Buffalo’d Bones, Mighty Bites and Veggie Dip.

 

Evergreen Park: Enjoy the sounds of motown.

Bolingbrook: Enjoy live music by acoustic duo, Rebel Heart.

 

BBQ Black Friday at Famous Dave’s

From Friday, November 28th through Sunday, November 30th, enjoy great BBQ and gift card specials at Famous Dave’s Chicagoland locations.

 

7-11 AM:

$10 Reward Card for every $25 Gift Card purchased

$2 BBQ Breakfast Tacos

FREE samples of the new bar menu: BBQ Flatbreads, Buffalo’d Bones & more

Enter the raffle to win one year’s worth of FREE weekly BBQ Flatbread!

 

11 AM – Close:

$5.49 Bloody Mary and choice of BBQ slider or taco in the bar area

$4 Bloody Mary Bar in the bar area

FREE samples of the new bar menu: BBQ Flatbreads, Buffalo’d Bones & more

Enter the raffle to win one year’s worth of FREE weekly BBQ Flatbread!

 

Holiday Hours: Famous Dave’s will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

 

Visit Famous Dave’s at one of their many Chicagoland locations: Addison, Algonquin, Bolingbrook, Evergreen Park, North Riverside, Orland Park, & Oswego

 

PLYMOUTH

327 S Plymouth Ct | Chicago, IL 60604 | 312.362.1212 | http://plymouthgrill.com/

 

Warm Up this Month with Plymouth’s Hot Toddy

Month of November and December

$9

 

Chicagoans don’t let the winter’s cold weather bog them down. Plymouth’s thirst-quenching November drink special will help guests get in the holiday spirit. Perfect for chilly autumn days, Plymouth’s Spiced Pumpkin Hot Toddy is made with pumpkin puree, a blend of six spices, and Knob Creek Rye Whiskey for a little extra warming!  Tastes like hot pumpkin pie in a glass. For guest’s convenience, Plymouth has discounted parking after 3 p.m. at the South Loop Parking Garage on 318 S. Federal St.

 

HOURS

Main Level:

Monday – Wednesday: 11a.m. – 7p.m.

Thursday – Friday: 11a.m. – 10p.m.

Saturday: 4p.m. – midnight

Sunday: CLOSED (except for special events)

 

Rooftop

Monday – Saturday: 4p.m. – midnight

Sunday: CLOSED

 

PORKCHOP

941 W Randolph St | Chicago, IL 60607| 312.733.9333 | http://chicagoporkchop.com/

1516 E Harper Ct | Chicago, IL 60615 | 773.493.9333

 

Black Wednesday at Porkchop

Wednesday, November 26

 

Customers who visit Porkchop this Black Wednesday will receive a penny drink (with purchase of entree) to start off their night! Both West Loop and Hyde Park locations will be open until 12 a.m. The bar offers over 60 whiskeys, various craft beers and more for late-night drinkers.

 

HOURS

Randolph

Monday – Thursday: 11:30a.m. – midnight

Friday: 11:30a.m. – 2a.m.

Saturday: 11a.m. – 3a.m.

Sunday: 10a.m. – midnight

 

Hyde Park

Sunday – Thursday: 8a.m. – midnight

Friday: 8a.m. – 1a.m.

Saturday: 8a.m. – 2a.m.

 

REVOLUCION MEXICAN STEAKHOUSE

3443 N Broadway | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.661.9893 | http://revolucionsteakhouse.com/

 

Celebrate Black Wednesday with $5 Sangria

Wednesday, November 26

$5

 

Celebrate the biggest bar night of the year at Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse with $5 Sangria. Guests can sip on Revolucion’s famous fruity drink while catching up with friends and family.

 

HOURS

Monday – Thursday: 11a.m. – 11p.m.

Friday: 11a.m. – 1a.m.

Saturday: 10a.m. – 1a.m.

Sunday: 10a.m. – 11p.m.

 

 

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CARLUCCI RESTAURANT AND Y. ROUSSEAU TEAM UP FOR WINE DINNER

Carlucci Restaurant in Downers Grove is partnering with Y. Rousseau to bring a gourmet wine dinner to the suburbs. The four-course meal and wine-pairing event takes place on Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Carlucci Restaurant. For $75, guests get to dine on Carlucci’s Tuscan-inspired cuisine paired with wines from Mount Veeder, Alder Springs Vineyard, Russian River, and Moon Mountain. Guests can read more about Y. Rousseau wines at yrousseauwines.com and can call 630-513-0990 to attend. Full available menu and wine pairing below.

 

WHEN:                     Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m.

COST:                       $75 per person (all inclusive of tax and gratuity)

RESERVATIONS:    Reservations required 630-512-0990; info@carluccirestaurant.com

 

MENU

 

RECEPTION:

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

With apples and sage

Paired with 2012 Chardonnay Milday – Mount Veeder, Napa Valley

 

FIRST COURSE:

Rocola e Pere

Fall spiced poached pear, arugula, toasted almonds, Pecorino cheese, pear vinaigrette 

Paired with 2013 Old Vines Colombard – Russian River Valley

 

 

SECOND COURSE:

Risotto con Funghi

Red wine “Pèpè” braised carnaroli risotto, wild mushrooms, mascarpone cheese

Paired with 2012 Merlot Pèpè – Sonoma Valley

 

 

THIRD COURSE:

Filet Mignon

Grilled petite filet, roasted fingerling potatoes, artichoke hearts, country bacon, in natural jus

Paired with 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Le Roi Soleil – Mount Veeder, Napa Valley

 

 

FOURTH COURSE:

Torta al Cioccolato

Ganache glazed bittersweet chocolate fudge cake with chocolate-hazelnut filling and raspberry coulis

Paired with 2013 Tannat – Russian Valley

 

Carlucci Restaurant
1801 Butterfield Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630.512.0990
www.carluccirestaurant.com
@CarlucciFood

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Saturday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Sunday: 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Bar remains open until close.    

 

About Carlucci Restaurant
Carlucci, a popular suburban dining destination, intertwines good food and a lively, entertaining and comfortable atmosphere. In addition to enjoying seasonally influenced dishes by Executive Chef Jonathan Harootunian, guests can hear live music on Thursdays and Saturdays by Stark Raving Dad, The Mix, Ready R Knot, and more.

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HALLOWEEN SPECIALS & EVENTS 2014

 

CITY EVENTS

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES
SEADOG CRUISES
Reservations required | 888.636.7737 | www.seadogcruises.com

Seadog Haunted Tours at Navy Pier
Date: Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from Sunday, October 5 through Halloween, Friday, October 31, 2014.

Seadog Haunted Tours run for approximately one hour and depart at 6:15 p.m. from Navy Pier. Additional tours depart at 8:15 p.m. every Saturday in October.

Price:Adults from $34.95, Children from $18.95*
*Price does not include taxes and feed and is subject to change.

Guests aboard the Seadog will discover Chicago’s architecture at nighttime while learning ghostly secrets about the Windy City. Eerie-costumed tour guides will highlight infamous incidents and supernatural occurrences from Chicago’s history, and reveal the haunting stories that plague the famous buildings along the Chicago River.

 

CHICAGO COSTUME
3906 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60613 | 773.549.2932 | www.chicagocostume.com

Chicago Costume Presents Day of the Dead Halloween Fashion Show
Date: Wednesday, October 22, 7p.m. – 10p.m.
Price: General admission is complimentary, with cash bar

Chicago Costume is hosting its 7th annual Halloween fashion show at El Mariachi Tequila Bar. The show will take place on El Mariachi’s heated patio and will feature Day of the Dead themed costumes, body paint designs and more. Chicago Costume is the city’s go-to spot for this year’s best Halloween costumes with five seasonal locations and two year-round locations. Managers Courtland and Erin Hickey have put together an array
of costumes for their 7th consecutive fashion show, which will showcase the season’s trendiest costume wear.

 

PLYMOUTH RESTAURANT & BAR
327 S Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL 60604 | 312. 363.1212 | www.plymouthgrill.com

Plymouth Halloween Party with Complimentary Themed Buffet
Date: Friday, October 31
Price: No cover

Dress to impress at Plymouth Restaurant & Bar’s Halloween party. Party-goers can indulge in holiday fun at the complimentary buffet serving up Swamp Dip and Cheesy Freddy Fingers. To wash down the spooky snacks, guests can enjoy drink deals including Blue Moon pints for $4.00 and Pama Pomegranate Martinis for $5.00, and The Scary Night drink special for $5.00. Costumes are encouraged!

Main level Restaurant / Bar:
Monday – Wednesday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Thursday – Friday: 11 a.m – 10 p.m. | Saturday: 4 p.m.- midnight | Sunday: Closed

Rooftop:
Monday – Saturday: 4 p.m. – midnight | Sunday: Closed

 

PORKCHOP
941 W Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.733.9333 | www.chicagoporkchop.com
1516 E. Harper Ct., Chicago, IL 60615 | 773.493.9333
555 S. Dearborn St., Chicago IL, 60605 | (312) 583-9333

Dia de los Puercos Halloween Party
Date: Friday, October 31
Price: No cover

Porkchop is throwing a Halloween party not to be missed, complete with a costume contest and spooky drinks. Best costume winner walks away with a $50 Porkchop gift card. Party-goers can enjoy $6 pumpkin drafts, $4 shots of Jacob’s Ghost, $4 shots of Cuervo Cinge being served by Cutty Sark shot girls. Porkchop diners can celebrate Halloween during the whole month of October. Themed cocktails for $9 include the Liquid Ghost: Marshmallow Vodka Martini; Kiss of the Devil: Cuervo Cinge Cinnamon Margarita; and the Jack O Lantern: Jack Daniel’s cocktail with Orange Juice and Grenadine. Season drafts include Southern Tier Pumking for $8, Ace Pumpkin Cider for $7, Jack-O Traveler for $6 and Revolution Oktoberfest
for $7.

RANDOLPH HOURS: Monday: 11:30 a.m. – Midnight | Tuesday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Saturday: 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – Midnight
HYDE PARK HOURS: Sunday – Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Thursday: 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. | Friday-Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.
DEARBORN HOURS: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

SUBURBAN EVENTS

 

BARBAKOA
1341 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515 | 630.852.2333 | http://www.barbakoa.com

Barbakoa Kicks Off One Year Anniversary on Halloween
Date: Friday, October 31
Price: No Cover

Barbakoa is starting its ten day anniversary celebration with a Halloween party on Friday, October 31. Party-goers can enjoy the special “La Pura Vida Menu” as well as featured cocktails such as the Purple Pisco Punch, Passion Ginger Sangria and Mojito “Classico” that are sure to infuse a taste of Latin celebration with every sip.

BAR HOURS: Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Friday 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 2 a.m.

RESTAURANT HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Brunch: Saturday – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Dinner: Sunday – Thursday 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday – Saturday 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.

 

FAMOUS DAVE’S
704 Janes Ave, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 | 630.783.1502 | www.famousdaves.com

Famous Dave’s Pumpkin Painting Contest
Date: Saturday, October 25, Noon
Price: No cover

Famous Dave’s in Bolingbrook hosts a Halloween pumpkin painting contest on Saturday, October 25 at noon. Non-alcoholic cider drinks will provided for all participants and the top three winners will receive Famous Dave’s gift cards. Guests are encouraged to participate in the costume contest with the ultimate prize of an All-American Feast including soft drinks for 4-6 people, valued at $75.00.

Famous Dave’s Halloween Party
Date: Friday, October 31
Price: No cover

Famous Dave’s invites guests to celebrate Halloween all day. Restaurant-goers can expect a fright with scary movies playing on the big screens and costume contest with Famous Dave’s prizes. Guests can enjoy flights of beer for $5.50, while listening to the live music starting at 8:30pm.

HOURS: Monday- Sunday 11a.m. – 10 p.m.

 

CARLUCCI RESTAURANT
1801 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 | www.carluccirestaurant.com

Halloween Costume Contest and Pumpkin Martini
Date: October 31
Price: No Cover

On Halloween, Thursday October 31, a Pumpkin Martini will be on special for $5 all day long and guests sporting their Halloween costumes will be entered in a costume contest. Prizes will be given away to “Best Couple” costume and “Most Unique” costume. The “Best Couple” costume will receive $100 gift card to Carlucci and the “Most Unique” will receive a $50 Carlucci gift card.

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. | Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Saturday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Sunday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH AT CARLUCCI

Pink Table Promotion and Skin Care Benefit Event
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Carlucci in Downers Grove aims to do their part to combat the disease with promotions all month long. Throughout October, Carlucci will have their “Pink Table” available for reservations. Anyone that dines at the Table, adorned in a pink tablecloth, will have 10% of their dinner check donated by Carlucci to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Guests can reserve the table in advance or dine at the table when available without reservations.

Call 630-512-0990 for reservations.

 

 

On Thursday, October 9 at 6 p.m., Carlucci will host a benefit event in partnership with ArteFill and Allure Skin & Laser Center. For $20 per attendee, guests will receive a complimentary dinner buffet and cash bar while learning about the longest lasting dermal filler and the newest FDA approved Regenica Skincare. It is a live demonstration and proceeds go to benefit the Breast Cancer Foundation. Space is limited to 30 people. RSVP by calling 630-818-7546.

PINK TABLE PROMOTION
WHEN:         All of October

COST:           No additional costs to guests; 10% of dinner checks at the table get donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

RESERVATIONS:    Call 630-512-0990 for reservations. Walk-ins can participate if table is available.
SKIN CARE BENEFIT EVENT

WHEN: Thursday, October 9 at 6 p.m.

RESERVATIONS: RSVP by calling 630-818-7546. Space is limited to 30 people.

 

Carlucci Restaurant
1801 Butterfield Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630.512.0990
www.carluccirestaurant.com
@CarlucciFood

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Saturday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Sunday: 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Bar remains open until close.    

 

About Carlucci Restaurant
Carlucci, a popular suburban dining destination, intertwines good food and a lively, entertaining and comfortable atmosphere. In addition to enjoying seasonally influenced dishes by Executive Chef Jonathan Harootunian, guests can hear live music on Thursdays and Saturdays by Stark Raving Dad, The Mix, Ready R Knot, and more.

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FIRST ANNUAL MAC & CHEESE FEST 50 RESTAURANTS COMPETING FOR THE GOLDEN NOODLE

Saturday, October 4 at the UIC Forum, Benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana

Cece & Melinda with Raymi Productions are pleased to announce the first annual Mac & Cheese Fest to be held on Saturday, October 4 at the UIC Forum from 12-3 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana.
“Mac & Cheese Fest is a celebration of the dish! With roots dating back to the 14th

century, recipes that span continents to entice aficionados galore, the Festival is a time to explore every variety of this beloved food,” says Cece Gonzales, President of Cece & Melinda of Raymi Productions. The event will feature a mind-blowing variety of macaroni and cheese entrees, appetizers and sides served with craft beers, wine and soft drinks.

Mac & Cheese Fest will feature approximately 50 Chicago chefs featuring their versions of Mac and Cheese, inspired from cultures, family traditions and their restaurant’smenu. Chefs will be asked to use any kind of pasta with any type of cheese as the primary ingredients. One lucky chef, recognized by attendees and a panel of foodies, will take home “The Golden Noodle.” Some of the dishes to be served include; Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese, Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese, White Cheddar Mac & Cheese, Chipotle Truffle Chorizo Mac & Cheese to name a few!

 

Participating Restaurants Include:

 

10 Pin Chicago, 676 Restaurant and Bar, American Junkie, Bar Pastoral, Barn & Company, Big G’s Pizza, Black Rock Pub & Kitchen, Blackfinn Ameripub, Blue Star Bistro + Wine Bar, BourBonQue, Buzz Burgers & Beer, Carlucci Restaurant & Bar, Carnivale , Chi-Town Eatery, Chicago Q, Connie’s Pizza, Creative Concepts, Crio Bar & Restaurant, deca Restaurant + Bar, ESTATE Ultra Bar, Famous Dave’s, Farmhouse Tavern, Fatso’s Last Stand, Fiesta Mexicana Restaurants , Five Star Bar, Grange Hall Burger Bar, Halsted’s Bar + Grill, Jake Melnick’s, JP Burkes Patio & Tap, Kitty O’Sheas May St Café, Meat, Municipal Bar, Noodles & Company, Orso’s Restaurant , Park Tavern, Puffs of Doom, Real Comfort American Kitchen, Rockit Bar & Grill, RoSal’s Rudy’s Bar and Grille, Schubas’ Harmony Grill, South Water Kitchen, Stanley’s Kitchen & Tap, State Restaurant, Table Fifty-Two, The Kerryman Bar & Restaurant, The Southern, Ugly Mug Café, Via Carducci Restaurants AND Viand Chicago

Tickets will be available through TicketMaster September 1 for $50. Entry includes all you can taste from the participating restaurants and 5 drink tickets for craft beer, red and white wines and spirits.

 

For more information, visit www.macandcheesechicago.com or contactMelinda@raymiproductions.com. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Cece Gonzales atcece@raymiproductions.com.

 

 

WHERE:       UIC Forum

725 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60607

www.macandcheesechicago.com

@macandcheesefst

www.facebook.com/macandcheesefest

 

About Ronald McDonald House Charities®of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (RMHC®-CNI): 

 

RMHC-CNI is an independent not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to care for families of children with complex medical needs by providing a ‘home away from home’ while their child is being treated in the hospital.  Every night, up to 140 families heal together because of the comfort, compassion and community at four area Ronald McDonald Houses® and Ronald McDonald Family Room®.  Annually 40,000 nights are provided where RMHC-CNI families are able to stay close to their child, helping them to heal faster and saving them over $7 million in hotel costs.  We are located near Advocate Children’s Hospital, Loyola University Medical Center, University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago,Edward Hospital in Naperville and the Cadence Health – Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) Campus in Winfield which will open in 2015.  For more information visit www.RonaldHouseChicago.org.  Stay connected – FacebookTwitter,YouTubeInstagram.  

 

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FOURTH OF JULY SPECIALS

CITY EVENTS

 
CLARK STREET DOG 

3040 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.281.6690| www.clarkstdog.com

Enjoy American Classics at Clark Street Dog

July 4th-6th

In honor of America’s birthday and National Hot Dog Month, enjoy a wide selection of classic American-style dogs and freshly made hamburgers al fresco. Wash it all down with an ice cold Vodka Lemonade or enjoy Clark Street Dog’s famous Pickleback shot for $5!

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 9 – 3 a.m. | Friday – Sunday: 10 – 4 a.m.

 

EPIC

112 W. Hubbard Street | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.222.4940 |www.epicrestaurantchicago.com

EPIC Celebrates the 4th of July and National Grilling Month

Friday, July 4th, 2014

EPIC invites you to the first and best River North rooftop EPIC Sky to celebrate the 4th of July.  In honor of National Grilling Month, EPIC owner Steve Tavoso will be manning the grill, and they’re offering up traditional holiday fare:  $6 hot dogs, $8 brats, and $16 half racks of ribs.  Keep it festive with a Red, White, or Blue Sangria- $10/glass, $40/pitcher; or toast ‘Merica with the Root Beer Float Shot made with ROOT and Bailey’s $5.  EPIC Sky, with its sweeping city views, offers the perfect setting for a memorable 4th of July experience.

EPIC Sky Rooftop Hours:  Monday-Thursday 4pm-12am | Friday and Saturday 3pm-12am

 

EL MARIACHI TEQUILA BAR

3906 N. Broadway | Chicago, IL  60613 | 773.549.2932 | www.elmariachitequilabar.com

El Mariachi Tequila Bar and Grill Opens Early for 4th of July Brunch!

Friday, July 4th-Sunday, July 6th, 2014

 

Celebrate the 4th of July all weekend long with El Mariachi Tequila Bar and Grill.  Friday, July 4th, El Mariachi kicks off the weekend by opening early for brunch 10am-2pm and offering $3 Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas.  You can also pair your Mexican brunch with an American cocktail-they’re featuring the Patriotic Margarita all day- a strawberry margarita with blue caracao and a strawberry, sugar and coconut rim $9.99.  Continue the holiday weekend celebration on Saturday and Sunday with El Mariachi’s famous bottomless mimosa brunch- $21 will buy you a bottomless good time and a brunch item.  Enjoy this summer holiday on the spacious El Mariachi patio- the patriarch of the family and founder of Mariachi Hospitality Group, Antonio Estrada, is the green thumb responsible for the vibrant flowers that make this patio one of Lakeview’s hidden gems.

 

REVOLUCION MEXICAN STEAKHOUSE

3443 N. Broadway  | Chicago, IL  60657 | 773.661.9183 |www.revolucionsteakhouse.com

Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse Celebrates 4th of July with Patriotic Pancakes and Margaritas!

Friday, July 4th-Sunday, July 6th, 2014

Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse invites you to join them 4th of July weekend for innovative Mexican fare and cocktails designed to commemorate the American holiday.  They’re opening early Friday, July 4th for brunch at 10am and are offering $3 Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas all weekend.  If it’s too early for an actual margarita, try the Blueberry Margarita Pancakes – a triple stack of pancakes served with blueberry margarita compote, dulce de leche cream, topped with a brown sugar and oat crust $9.99.  The weekend long holiday drink special is the red, white, and blue Patriotic Margarita- a strawberry margarita with blue caracao and a strawberry, sugar and coconut rim $9.99.  Enjoy brunch, lunch, or dinner on Revolucion’s sidewalk patio- it’s flanked by flowers planted and cared for by the patriarch of the family and founder of Mariachi Hospitality Group, Antonio Estrada.  Celebrate the 4th of July all weekend long at Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-12 a.m. | Friday 11 a.m.-2 a.m. | Saturday 10 a.m.-2 a.m. | Sunday 10 a.m.-12 a.m.

***Special hours Friday, July 4th:  Brunch 10 a.m. – 2 p.m; Dinner 2:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

 

JOE FISH

445 N. Dearborn St. | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.832.7700 | www.rosebudrestaurants.com

Joe Fish Celebrates 4th of July with Unique Cocktail Special Joe Fish mixologist Trudy Thomas is featuring a specialty 4th of July cocktail for the holiday weekend.  Try her festive sangria with blueberries, strawberries, and star shaped pineapple.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 4pm-11pm | Friday 4pm-1am | Saturday 10am-1am | Sunday 10am-10pm

 

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES

MYSTIC BLUE CRUISES

Reservations required | 877.299.7783 | www.mysticbluecruises.com

Chicago Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Friday, July 4th

Board 7:30 p.m., Cruise 8:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.

$139.90

Celebrate America’s birthday in style with a fun celebration to remember. Enjoy a delectable dinner buffet along Chicago’s iconic skyline as the Navy Pier fireworks display take your breath away!

 

ODYSSEY CRUISES

Reservations required | 866.305.2469 |  www.odyssey.com

Chicago Independence Day Lunch Cruise

Friday, July 4th

Board 11:00 a.m., Cruise 11:45 a.m.- 1:45 a.m.

$51.90

Wish America a Happy Birthday as you enjoy a three-course meal cruising along the beautiful Chicago skyline.

Chicago Independence Day Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Friday, July 4th

Board 7:00 p.m., Cruise 8:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.

$189.90

Witness the spectacular Navy Pier fireworks display aboard Chicago’s Odyssey for an upscale dinner cruise complete with dinner, DJ and dancing.

 

SEADOG CRUISES

Reservations required | 888.636.7737 | www.seadogcruises.com

4th of July Speedboat Cruise

Friday, July 4th

Board 8:45 p.m., Cruise 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

$69.95

Fireworks Speedboat Cruise

Saturday, July 5th

Depart 9:15 p.m, Return 10:30 p.m.

$34.95

Cruise around Lake Michigan and experience the 4th of July fireworks like never before with an up close and personal view of Chicago’s skyline and world class fireworks display!

 

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CRUISES

Reservations required | 866.273.2469 | www.spiritofchicago.com

Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Friday, July 4th

Board 7:30p.m., Cruise 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

$149.90

Treat yourself to a front-row seat to one of the best fireworks displays in town! Join us aboard the Spirit of Chicago for a festive buffet and a premium open bar while you take in the spectacular city skyline and a top-notch pyrotechnics display provided by Chicago’s Navy Pier.

 

THE GRILL ON THE ALLEY

909 N Michigan Ave. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.255.9009 | www.thegrill.com

Enjoy Classic American Fare at The Grill

Friday, July 4th

Celebrate America’s independence by treating yourself to a classic American meal al fresco. Enjoy a traditional Cucumber Gimlet or a selection of American-crafted brews, including Half Acre and Goose Island classics as you cut into a perfectly prepared 18 oz. New York Steak with your choice of 14 different sumptuous sides.

HOURS: Sunday – Saturday: 6:30 a.m. – 1 a.m

 

PORKCHOP

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

1516 E. Harper Ct. | Chicago, IL 60615 | 773.493.9333

Porkchop Fourth of July Pig Roast

Friday, July 4th

Porkchop, the West Loop’s late night BBQ and whiskey spot, celebrates the Fourth of July in true BBQ style with an outdoor pig roast on their Randolph street patio. Guests can enjoy $3 chicken, beef, and pork sliders (straight from the roast) as well as $7 Red Bull Bourbon Lemonade available in Red, White or Blue (made with Special Edition Red Bull). Guests can celebrate America by enjoying Porkchop’s extensive selection of whiskey, with over 75 different varieties to choose from.

RANDOLPH HOURS: Monday: 11:30 a.m. – Midnight | Tuesday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Saturday: 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – Midnight

HYDE PARK HOURS: Sunday – Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Thursday: 10:30am – 1:00am | Friday-Saturday: 10:30am – 2:00am

 

SUBURBAN EVENTS

 

BARBAKOA

1341 Butterfield Road | Downers Grove, IL 60614 | 630.852.2333 | www.barbakoa.com

4th of July at Barbakoa

July 4th – 6th

$3 Firecracker Tamales and $2 Bud Lites

Just because Barbakoa is a modern Latin restaurant and bar doesn’t mean it can’t celebrate America. This 4th of July weekend, Barbakoa invites guests to enjoy $3 Firecracker Tamales and $2 Bud Lites on either of their two gorgeous patios. If Bud Lite isn’t your taste of America, Barbakoa also has a variety of other American beers including Barbakoa Pale Ale, brewed by Two Brothers Brewing exclusively for Barbakoa.

BAR HOURS: Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Friday 11:30 a.m. – 1 a.m. | Saturday 11:00 a.m.  – 1 a.m.

RESTAURANT HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Brunch: Saturday – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Dinner: Sunday – Thursday 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday – Saturday 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.

 

CARLUCCI  RESTAURANT

1801 Butterfield Road | Downers Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 |www.carluccirestaurant.com

Live Entertainment and Magic at Carlucci Restaurant this 4th of July Weekend

July 5 – 6

 

Carlucci Restaurant in Downers Grove will be closed on Friday, July 4 but will be open July 5 and 6 for patio enjoyment and critically acclaimed Italian cuisine. From 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, July 5, Charles and Company will be performing on the patio. Charles and Company performs Motown, dance music, Temptations songs, Nina Simone songs, and standard jazz tunes. On Sunday, July 6, Carlucci will have “Brando Magic” performing table-side for all to enjoy.

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. | Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Saturday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Sunday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

 

STONEWOOD ALE HOUSE

601 Mall Drive | Schaumburg, IL 60173 | 847-805-0202 | www.stonewoodalehouse.com

BBQ Ribs at Stonewood Ale House to Celebrate America

July 4th

Full Slab of Baby Back Ribs for $13.99 or Full Slab Baby Back Ribs with Fries and Coleslaw for $16.99

This 4th of July, look no further than Stonewood Ale House for a taste of American pride. Stonewood Ale House’s full slab of wood-grilled baby back ribs with BBQ sauce will be offered for $13.99. Upgrade to a full meal for $16.99 total and get a slab with fries and coleslaw included. Dine-in or take-out. Beat the summer heat with the coldest beer in the burbs by having one of Stonewood’s 70+ beers to wash down the tender baby back ribs.

HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. | Friday and Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m. | Full 70-item menu served until 1 a.m. Sunday – Thursday, 2 a.m. Friday – Saturday.

 

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CARLUCCI RESTAURANT PATIO PARTY

An Annual Summer Kickoff Party on the Patio

 

Guests can celebrate the warmer weather on the patio at Carlucci Restaurant for its summer kickoff party while enjoying live music, cocktails and a dinner buffet. There will be 12 different cocktail stations each featuring 2-3 unique martinis and summer cocktails.The buffet will feature signature menu items including Caprese Salad, Bocci Balls Arancini (breaded, deep fried risotto balls with fresh mozzarella, pecorino, and peas with a tomato sauce), Squeeze Box Con Pollo (radiator pasta with chicken, broccoli and red peppers in a roasted garlic cream sauce), Pizza, Chicken Piccata and Grilled Salmon. Photos available upon request.

WHEN:          Thursday, June 5 at 6:30 PM

COST:            $30 Includes buffet and 3 drink tickets. Additional drinks are $5 each.

RESERVATIONS:   NO RSVP REQUIRED

 

Carlucci Restaurant
1801 Butterfield Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630.512.0990
www.carluccirestaurant.com
@CarlucciFood

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Saturday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Sunday: 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Bar remains open until close.    

 

About Carlucci Restaurant
Carlucci, a popular suburban dining destination, intertwines good food and a lively, entertaining and comfortable atmosphere. In addition to enjoying seasonally influenced dishes by Executive Chef Jonathan Harootunian, guests can hear live music on Thursdays and Saturdays by Stark Raving Dad, The Mix, Ready R Knot, and more.

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Administrative Professionals’ Day Specials

CITY EVENTS


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

Cityscape Bar Celebrates Admin Professionals Day
Wednesday, April 25
$4 – $5
In celebration of Administrative Professionals Day, guests who visit Cityscape Bar can enjoy all day specials including $4 House Wines, $4 Domestic Beers, and $5 Skyy Vodka you-call-its.  In addition, patrons can purchase one appetizer and get the second at half-price.

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 3:00 PM – 1:00 AM | Friday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 1:00AM

GIORDANO’S
www.giordanos.com

FREE Office Party Contest Catered by Giordano’s  
In celebration of Administrative Professionals Day, Giordano’s invites guests to enter to win a free catered office party for up to 20 guests.  Winners will have the opportunity to select any items off the Giordano’s catering menu (for up to $150 value).  Enter to win on Giordano’s Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/Giordanospizzeria

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

Luncheon Deal at Italiasia
Wednesday, April 25
ItaliAsia will offer a two-for-one luncheon deal on Administrative Professionals Day.  Guests can choose from menu items including Soups, Salads, Sandwiches, Entrees and Pizzas.

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

ROSEBUD RESTAURANTS – CITY LOCATIONS
CARMINE’S | 1043 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.988.7676
ROSEBUD EXPRESS | 70 W. Madison | Three First National Plaza | Chicago, IL 60602 | 312.332.9500
ROSEBUD PRIME | 1 S. Dearborn St. | Chicago, IL 60603 | 312.384.1900
ROSEBUD on RUSH | 720 N. Rust St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.266.6444
ROSEBUD STEAKHOUSE | 192 E. Walton St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.397.1000
ROSEBUD THEATER DISTRICT | 70 W. Madison | Three First National Plaza | Chicago, IL 60602 | 312.332.9500
ROSEBUD TRATTORIA | 442 N. Dearborn | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.832.7700
THE ROSEBUD | 1500 W. Taylor St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.942.1117
www.rosebudrestaurants.com

Complimentary Dessert at Rosebud Rosebud Restaurants
Wednesday, April 25
In celebration of Administrative Professionals Day, all Rosebud Restaurant locations will offer a complimentary chef’s choice dessert when guests mention this deal. One per table and dine in only.

Carmine’s: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM-12:00 AM | Sunday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM
Rosebud Express: Monday-Friday: 6:30 AM-3:00 PM
Rosebud Prime: Monday-Friday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Saturday: 3:00 PM-11:00 PM
Rosebud Rush: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM-12:00 AM | Sunday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM
Rosebud Rush: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11:30 AM-12:00 AM | Sunday: 3:00 PM-10:00 PM
Rosebud Theater District: Monday-Friday: 11:00 AM-9:00 PM | Saturday: 4:00 PM-9:00 PM
Rosebud Trattoria: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM | Friday 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Saturday: 12:00 PM-11:00 PM | Sunday: 3:00 PM-9:00 PM
The Rosebud: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-10:30 PM | Friday: 11:00 AM-11:30 PM | Saturday: 12:00 PM-11:30 PM | Sunday: 12:00 PM-10:00 PM


SUBURBAN EVENTS

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

Administrative Professional’s Day at Agio
Wednesday, April 25
$3
In honor of Administrative Professional’s Day, Agio will offer guests $3 Mimosas and Peach Bellinis.

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

Bouncebacks at Carlucci
Wednesday, April 25
When guests mention Administrative Professionals Day at Carlucci during lunch on Wednesday, April 25, they will receive a $25 Bounceback gift certificate for dinner on a future visit to Carlucci.

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

ROSEBUD RESTAURANTS – SUBURBAN LOCATIONS
ROSEBUD ITALIAN COUNTRY HOUSE & PIZZERIA | 560 Waukegan Rd. | Deerfield, IL 60015 | 847.914.0900
ROSEBUD ITALIAN SPECIALTIES & PIZZERIA | 22 E. Chicago Ave. | Naperville, IL 60540 | 630.548.9800
ROSEBUD OLD WORLD ITALIAN |1370 Bank Dr. | Schaumburg, IL 60173 | 847.240.1414
www.rosebudrestaurants.com

Complimentary Dessert at Rosebud Rosebud Restaurants
Wednesday, April 25
In celebration of Administrative Professionals Day, all Rosebud Restaurant locations will offer a complimentary chef’s choice dessert to administrative professionals when guests mention this deal. One per table and dine in only.

Rosebud Deerfield: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM | Friday-Saturday 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Sunday: 12:00 PM-9:00 PM
Rosebud Naperville: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Sunday: 11:00 AM-9:00 PM
Rosebud Schaumburg: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM | Friday-Saturday 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Sunday: 12:00 PM-9:00 PM

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

Complimentary Dessert in Celebration of Administrative Professionals Day
Wednesday, April 25
In celebration of Administrative Professionals Day, Waterleaf Restaurant will offer guests a complimentary chef’s choice dessert.  Limit one per table.

HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Saturday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM | Dinner: Monday: 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Tuesday & Wednesday (COD Culinary Program Dinners): 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Thursday & Friday: 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Saturday: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Sunday: 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM | Brunch: Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Carlucci April LIVE Music & Food/Drink Specials

Guests are invited to enjoy live music at Carlucci Restaurant in Downers Grove every Thursday from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM and Saturday from 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM.  Their new April music lineup features entertainment by Diva Montell,  Planet Groove, Soda and more. 


Every Thursday, guests can BYOV (Bring Your Own Vino) and receive no corkage fee while they enjoy the live music.  Guests can also indulge in $3 and $5 appetizers available from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Monday through Friday in the bar area with the purchase of a cocktail (dine-in only and a limit of one appetizer per drink).

APRIL MUSIC SCHEDULE:
Thursday, April 5: Soda
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM – www.sodarocks.com (Classic rock, 80’s new wave, Motown, disco, reggae, alternative and hip-hop)

Saturday, April 7: This End Up
8:00 PM – 12:00 AM – www.TEUBAND.com (Classic rock and roll, Martina McBride to Doobie Brothers and more)

Thursday, April 12: Diva Montell
7:30 PM – 11:30 PM –  www.DivaMontell.com (Dance, vocalist, Italian classics, ’60s to present covers and originals)

Saturday, April 14: Planet Groove
8:00 PM – 12:00 AM – www.planetgroovefunky7.com (Funked up R&B, dance, hits and more)

Thursday, April 19: Soda
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM – www.sodarocks.com (Classic rock, 80’s new wave, Motown, disco, reggae, alternative and hip-hop)

Saturday, April 21: Vinyl Jacket
8:00 PM – 12:00 AM – www.vinyljacketband.com (60’s to 80’s covers, rock and roll)

Thursday, April 26: Diva Montell
7:30 PM – 11:30 PM – www.DivaMontell.com (Dance, vocalist, Italian classics, ’60s to present covers and originals)

Saturday, April 28: Second Opinion
8:00 PM – 12:00 AM – www.secondopinionband.com (60′s through today, dance, party)

 

Carlucci Restaurant
1801 Butterfield Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630.512.0990
www.carluccirestaurant.com

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM
Friday: 11:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Saturday: 4:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Sunday: 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Bar remains open until close.

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

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