PATIO SPECIALS

CITY EVENTS

 

CHICAGO CUT STEAKHOUSE

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

 

Spectacular Patio Views and Fine Dining at Chicago Cut Steakhouse

If you’re looking to impress someone, be it a date or a client, Chicago Cut’s patio is the place to be.  The patio at Chicago Cut Steakhouse offers an al fresco dining experience that is arguably the best in the city.  An unobstructed, sweeping view of the Chicago River, a sprawling 120 seat outdoor dining area, and a live wall of flowers attracts diners all day and well into the evening. The restaurant’s full menu is available outdoors for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, featuring 100 percent USDA Prime beef, fresh seafood, innovative side dishes, and fresh salads.  With a dry aging room on site and a wine list that must be seen to be believed, Chicago Cut Steakhouse makes every dining experience a memorable one.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.

 

THE GRILL ON THE ALLEY 

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

 

Enjoy your holiday weekend at The Grill on the Alley

 

Enjoy an Ahi Tuna Steak while sipping a glass of Cabernet on The Grill’s 16-seat patio overlooking Chicago’s Mag Mile. Open until 1 a.m. daily, guests can enjoy dining al fresco in one of the city’s hottest spots to see and be seen.

 

REVOLUCION MEXICAN STEAKHOUSE

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

 

Celebrate your Monday off with a $5 margarita on the Revolucion Patio!

Monday, May 26, 2014   

Revolucion, Chicago’s first Mexican steakhouse, has opened its patio in Lakeview. Their sidewalk patio is flanked by flowers planted and cared for by the patriarch of the family, Antonio Estrada, whose hard work at his first restaurant El Mariachi became the foundation of the Mariachi Hospitality Group, now managed by his sons. On Memorial Day, enjoy house margaritas for $5- the recipe includes Camarena resposada (100% blue agave), Gran Gala orange liqueur, agave nectar, and fresh lime. Revolucion’s summer cocktail menu is innovative and impressive.  Here is a sampling:

  • Cucumber Jalapeno Margarita $11:  Tanteo Jalapeno Tequila, muddled cucumber, Gran Gala orange liqueur, agave nectar, fresh lime, and a splash of pineapple juice
  • Amsterdam Summer $12:  New Amsterdam Gin, pineapple juice, watermelon puree, and fresh lime

Enjoy a refreshing cocktail on a neighborhood patio that also offers up some of the most authentic Mexican cuisine around.

 

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.

 

EL MARIACHI TEQUILA BAR

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

Spend Memorial Day Weekend on El Mariachi Tequila Bar’s Patio- Lakeview’s Best Kept Secret!

Saturday, May 24- Monday, May 26, 2014

El Mariachi Tequila Bar invites you to start your holiday weekend off with their famous bottomless mimosa weekend brunch Saturday and Sunday 10am-2pm- $21 will buy you a bottomless good time and a brunch item. The Lakeview tequila bar is also opening early at 11am for the Memorial Day holiday, and they’re offering up a $5 house margarita special all day. Brunch, and really anything else you do at this vibrant tequila bar, is best enjoyed on their spacious patio between the bar/dining area and their two story private event space. The outdoor space at El Mariachi Tequila Bar is one of Lakeview’s hidden gems. Walk through the open air dining room to a spacious, vibrant patio. The patriarch of the family and founder of Mariachi Hospitality Group, Antonio Estrada, is the green thumb responsible for the beautiful flowers that give this unique space a secret garden feel. If you’re just stopping in for a snack, the custom made-to-order tableside guacamole is the way to go; pair it with the $5 house margarita, and enjoy your Monday off.

 

CLARK STREET DOG AND BAR

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

 

Enjoy a Burger and a Beer on the Patio

Grab a hot dog, a craft beer and a few friends and enjoy the open air patio at Clark Street Dog with room for 20. Guests can enjoy a burger and a craft beer for $6.95 with so many to choose from like the classic Goose Island 312

 

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

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES

 

MYSTIC BLUE CRUISES

Reservations required | 888.333.9150 |  www.odyssey.com

 

Memorial Day Sunday Dinner Cruise

5/25

Board at 6:30pm, cruise from 7pm-9:30pm

$76.90

 

ODYSSEY CRUISES

Reservations required | 866.305.2469 |  www.odyssey.com

 

Memorial Day Weekend Cruises

5/25, 5/26

Board at 6pm, cruise from 7pm-9:30pm

Board at 6pm, cruise from 7pm-10pm

$101.90

Celebrate the holiday weekend aboard the Odyssey. Enjoy a freshly prepared dinner, a complimentary glass of champagne and a photo to commemorate the occasion all while enjoying the stunning city skyline.

 

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CRUISES

Reservations required | 866.273.2469 | www.spiritofchicago.com

 

Memorial Day Weekend Cruises

5/25  Board at 6:30, cruise from 7-9:30

5/26  Board at 12pm, cruise from 12:30-2:30pm

5/26  Board at 6:30pm, cruise from 7:00pm-9:30pm

$84.90- dinner

$49.90- lunch

 

The Spirit of Chicago invites you to a Memorial Day Sunday Dinner Cruise or a Memorial Day Lunch Cruise complete with a Grande Buffet, an energetic DJ playing today’s Top 40 hits, carefully crafted cocktails and a photo op to commemorate the occasion. Pictures will be available for purchase after you dock.

 

SEADOG CRUISES

Reservations recommended | 888.636.7737 | www.seadogcruises.com

 

Seadog Memorial Day Cruises

5/26

30 minute lakefront speedboat tour,  Adults $26.95 Children $18.95

75 minute Lake & River Architectural Tour, Adults $36.95  Children $21.95

30 minutes Extreme Thrill Ride, Adults $31.95  Children $21.95

 

All cruises will depart daily. Children under three and dogs cruise for free.

 

FIORENTINO’S CUCINA ITALIANA

2901 N. Ashland Ave.| Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.244.3026 | www.fiorentinoscucina.com/

 

Dine al fresco on Fiorentino’s Patio

 

Fiorentino’s Cucina Italiana is pleased to announce a variety of new menu items just in time for summer. The Lakeview favorite has added appetizers, fresh salads, seafood dishes and even more delicious entrees, including the Grilled Lamb Chops alla Romano and Braised Beef Short Ribs. Guests can also plan to dine al fresco on Fiorentino’s admired and recognized, enchanting patio — home to their very own herb garden.

 

Fiorentino’s will be closed on Sunday, May 25 and Monday, May 26.

 

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday & Saturday: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. | Sunday: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

 

GO ROMA

848 N. State Street | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312. 252. 9946 | www.goroma.net

Other Locations in Bolingbrook, Lincolnshire and Northbrook. For hours and addresses, visit www.goroma.net

 

Patio Now Opening

5/26

 

Go Roma is celebrating the Memorial Day holiday weekend by opening their patio on Monday, May 26th. Savor one of their locally sourced salads like the Tuscan salad or their classic Chicken Parmesan with a glass of Chardonnay or a refreshing Blue Moon. Guests can enjoy the stunning views of the Gold Coast and vibrant flowers from 11am-9pm with enough seating for 20.

 

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

 

THE LOCAL CHICAGO

198 E Delaware Place | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.280.8887 | www.thelocalchicago.com

 

TLC Patio is a Welcome Oasis in the Gold Coast

The Local Chicago, the sister restaurant of Chicago Cut Steakhouse, invites you to relax on their Gold Coast sidewalk patio. The hundreds of live, local plants and floral arrangements enclosing the patio offers a respite from the hustle and bustle of the Mag Mile. In the shadow of the Hancock Center, dine al fresco and enjoy the classic American fare offered by TLC. The Lobster Salad is a favorite with Maine lobster, tomatoes, corn, feta, and champagne vinaigrette, and the oysters are flown in daily. Enjoy a summer cocktail on the patio or choose a glass of wine from their iPad wine list. The patio at TLC is a great addition to the Gold Coast neighborhood.

 

HOURS: Sunday – Saturday: 6:30 a.m. – 2 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

 

Memorial Day Patio Dining at Porkchop

Monday, May 26

$10 Burger and a Beer

Porkchop invites Chicagoans to enjoy their sidewalk patio on Randolph Street this Memorial Day. Featured specials include a $10 House Burger (half-pound beef burger served with choice of cheese) and a beer (select domestic cans) and will be available at both the Randolph Street and Hyde Park locations. Guests can also enjoy Porkchop’s extensive list of over 75 types of whiskey.

 

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: 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Thursday: 7:00am – 1:00am | Friday-Saturday: 7:00am – 2:00am

 

TACOS TEQUILAS

2919 N. Milwaukee | Chicago, IL 60618 | 773.278.9901 | www.tacostequilas.com

 

Tacos Tequilas Patio Open for Memorial Day

 

The weather is warming up and Tacos Tequilas patio is open for enjoyment. The Avondale taqueria invites guests to come pretend they are in Mexico while enjoying authentic Mexican street fare in the sun. With a wide variety of tacos and shared plates, Tacos Tequilas is ready for all patio party needs over Memorial Day weekend.

 

HOURS: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM

 

SUBURBAN EVENTS

 

BARBAKOA

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

 

Patio and Margaritas for Memorial Day

May 25 – May 26

$39 Margarita Puro Pitchers

This Memorial Day weekend, Barbakoa invites patrons to enjoy Margarita Puro Pitchers for $39 while lounging in one of their two outdoor spaces. The Margarita Puro Pitchers are made with 100% de agave tequila, hand squeezed lime, and organic highland agave nectar and will be available Sunday, May 25 and Monday, May 26. The modern Latin restaurant and bar features a patio with a fireplace as well as the Tropicana Room, a semi-enclosed patio area with lounge couches, a flat screen TV, and another bar. Barbakoa will be closed until 3 p.m. on Memorial Day.

 

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.

 

STONEWOOD ALE HOUSE

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

 

BBQ Ribs for Memorial Day

Monday, May 26

$13.99 for BBQ Ribs Only; $16.99 for BBQ Ribs Meal

This Memorial Day, Stonewood Ale House invites Schaumburg and the rest of the suburbs to celebrate with BBQ ribs, burgers, and the coldest beer in the ‘burbs. Guests can have a full slab of wood grilled baby back ribs for $13.99 or a full meal of the ribs with fries and coleslaw for $16.99. The deal is available from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for both dine-in and take-out. If ribs aren’t enough, Stonewood Ale House also offers a variety of wood grilled burgers, made from a blend of sirloin, short rib, chuck, and beef brisket. Guests can wash it all down with a beer chilled to 31.5°F.

 

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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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

Go Roma Discount with Movie Ticket Stub

All Go Roma locations invite Chicagoans to Go Roma and Go Muppets…or really any movie, in celebration of the upcoming holiday blockbuster season.  Guests who present a movie ticket or stub from any movie that day will receive $3 off any entrée at Go Roma.  There is a limit of one movie ticket per guest and offer is valid for dining-in guests only. Not valid with any other offer or promotion.

As an added bonus, families who catch a Sunday flick will enjoy Go Roma’s Kids Eat Free every Sunday with the purchase of an adult entrée.  Go Roma kids’ meals are $4.79 for children under ten and feature fresh and healthy options perfectly portioned for youngsters like Cheese Pizza, Chicken Strips and Potato Stix, Bowtie Pasta with Marinara Sauce and Mac n’ Cheese.  All come with a cookie and a choice of apple juice, soda or milk.  Gluten Free and whole wheat pasta are available.

Go Roma offers a wide range of fresh Italian dishes including hearty homemade soups, hand-stretched thin crust artisan pizzas, seasonal salads, Panini, tossed pasta, Italian specialties and homemade desserts. Complete menu available upon request.

WHERE:       www.goroma.net 

For ALL Go Roma Locations:
Chicago
848 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 252-9946
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM
Bolingbrook
635 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440, (630) 739-2660
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 8:30 PM | Fri & Sat, 11 AM – 9 PM | Sun, 11 AM – 8 PM
Chicago

848 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 252-9946
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM
Deer Park

20530 N. Rand Road, Deer Park, IL 60010, (847) 550-1600
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri & Sat, 11 AM – 9:30 PM | Sun, 11 AM – 8 PM
Lincolnshire
900 Milwaukee Ave #E, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, (847) 276-3663
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 9:30 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 8 PM
Northbrook
3061 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL 60062, (847) 480-2000
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 9 PM | Sat, 12 PM – 9 PM | Sun, 12 PM – 8 PM
Warrenville
28361 Diehl Road, Warrenville, IL 60555, (630) 393-7662
Hours: Mon & Tuesday 11 AM – 3 PM | Wed – Fri 11 AM – 9 PM | Sat 4 PM – 8 PM

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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.

Restaurants Offer Holiday Gift Card Rewards


CITY EVENTS

CARNIVALE
702 W Fulton St | Chicago, IL 60661| 312.850.5005 | www.carnivalechicago.com
Receive Gift with Purchase
Purchase before Saturday, December 31, 2011
For every $100 spent on holiday gift certificates before December 31, guests will receive a $35 gift card.  Complimentary gift card valid January 1 – March 31, 2012.  Gift cards can be redeemed Sunday – Thursday, tax and gratuity not included, no cash back.  Gift cards not valid for private dining or with any other offer or promotion.

CHICAGO q
1160 N. Dearborn St. | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.642.1160 | www.chicagoqrestaurant.com
$25 for $100 in Gift Cards
November 1 – December 31, 2011
Chicago q, the city’s hottest spot for upscale barbecue, offers Chicagoans an exciting and unique option for holiday stocking stuffers.  For every $100 in Chicago q gift cards or house-made sauces and rubs, Chicago q will gift the purchaser with a $25 gift certificate just for them.

CITYSCAPE BAR
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza | 15th Floor | 350 W. Mart Center Drive | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.836.5000 |  www.cityscapebar.com
Shoppers Receive Gift With Purchase
Purchase between now and Saturday, December 17, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of gift certificates from Cityscape Bar will receive an additional $50 gift certificate.  Certificate will be valid for one year.

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES
Cruising Makes a Great Holiday Gift
Chicagoans are invited to give friends and family the gift of cruising this holiday season.  A great experiential gift offers an exciting alternative to a dinner on the town.  Aboard the Odyssey, Mystic Blue, Spirit of Chicago or Seadog Cruises, guests can experience Chicago, complete with the gorgeous skyline as a backdrop.  All cruises include delicious menus and entertainment.  Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request.

Gift certificates are available two different ways: they can be purchased by cruise type (buyer can specify the number of guests and type of cruise) or in $50 increments, allowing the recipient to choose their cruise.

GIBSONS BAR & STEAKHOUSE – CHICAGO
1029 North Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611| 312.266.8999 | www.gibsonssteakhouse.com
$25 Lunch Card for Every $100 in Gift Cards
Monday, November 21 – Sunday, January 15
Starting November 21, those who purchase $100 in Gibsons Restaurant Group gift cards will receive a promotional $25 Lunch Card valid at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location during lunch.  Promotional Lunch Cards may be used for food, liquor, tax and gratuity before 3:00 PM January through October 2012.  Holiday gift cards with the promotional Lunch Card are available for sale November 21 through January 15 at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location or at www.gibsonssteakhouse.com.

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
Free $5 Gift Card with Every $25 Gift Card
Available Now
For every $25 in Go Roma Gift Cards purchased, guests will receive a $5 Sauce Happens Gift Card just for themselves.  There is no limit ($50 in Gift Cards gets $10 in Sauce Happens Gift Cards, $100 in Gift Cards gets $20 in Sauce Happens, etc.) to this promotion.  Offer available at any of Go Roma’s six Chicagoland locations; promotional Sauce Happens cards valid through 3/31/12.

ITALIASIA
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza | 15th Floor | 350 W. Mart Center Drive | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.529.1157 | www.italiasiarestaurant.com
Receive Gift With Purchase
Purchase between now and Saturday, December 17, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of gift certificates from ItaliAsia will receive an additional $50 gift certificate.  Certificate will be valid for one year.  Contact italiasiarestaurant@martplaza.com for details.

LM
4539 N Lincoln Ave. | Chicago, IL 60625 | 773.942.7585 | www.lmrestaurant.com
Receive a Free $25 Gift Certificate with Every $100 Gift Certificate
Available Now
Guests who purchase a $100 LM Restaurant gift certificate will receive a complimentary $25 gift certificate in return.  Available for purchase online and in the restaurant.

SHOWPLACE ICON THEATRE
150 W. Roosevelt Road | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312-564-2104 | www.showplaceicon.com
ShowPlace Icon Theatre Gift Cards are available for purchase online at www.showplaceicon.com and are accepted at the box office and concessions.  The gift cards are available in denominations ranging from $10.00 to $100.00 in $5.00 increments.  Additionally, Fandango will now accept Kerasotes Gift Cards as a method of payment when purchasing tickets through them for any of their locations.

LUXBAR
18 E. Bellevue Place | Chicago, IL 60611| 312.642.3400 | www.luxbar.com
$25 Lunch Card for Every $100 in Gift Cards
Monday, November 21 – Sunday, January 15
Starting November 21, those who purchase $100 in Gibsons Restaurant Group gift cards will receive a promotional $25 Lunch Card valid at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location during lunch.  Promotional Lunch Cards may be used for food, liquor, tax and gratuity before 3:00 PM January through October 2012.  Holiday gift cards with the promotional Lunch Card are available for sale November 21 through January 15 at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location or at www.gibsonssteakhouse.com.

PHIL STEFANI’S 437 RUSH
437 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.222.0101 | www.philstefanis437rush.com
Free Gift from Stefani’s with Purchase
Purchase before Saturday, December 31, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush gift cards this holiday season will receive a $25 gift certificate redeemable January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.

QUARTINO RISTORANTE
626 N. State | 312.698.5000 | www.quartinochicago.com
$25 Lunch Card for Every $100 in Gift Cards
Monday, November 21 – Sunday, January 15
Starting November 21, those who purchase $100 in Gibsons Restaurant Group gift cards will receive a promotional $25 Lunch Card valid at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location during lunch.  Promotional Lunch Cards may be used for food, liquor, tax and gratuity before 3:00 PM January through October 2012.  Holiday gift cards with the promotional Lunch Card are available for sale November 21 through January 15 at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location or at www.gibsonssteakhouse.com.

RIVA CRAB HOUSE on Navy Pier
700 E. Grand Ave. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.7482 | www.rivanavypier.com
Gift with Purchase at RIVA
Purchase before Saturday, December 31, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of Riva Crab House gift cards this holiday season will receive a $25 gift certificate redeemable January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.

TAVERN ON RUSH
1031 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.9600 | www.tavernonrush.com
Special Gift with Purchase
Purchase before Saturday, December 31, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of Tavern on Rush gift cards this holiday season will receive a $25 gift certificate redeemable January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.

TUSCANY RESTAURANT on Taylor Street
1014 W. Taylor St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.829.1990 | www.tuscanychicago.com
Gift with Purchase
Purchase before Friday, December 31, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of Tuscany on Taylor gift cards this holiday season will receive a $25 gift certificate redeemable January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.

QUAY RESTAURANT & BAR
465 East Illinois  | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.981.8400 | www.quaychicago.com
Holiday Gift Cards at Quay
Purchase before Saturday, December 31, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of Quay gift cards this holiday season will receive a $30 gift certificate redeemable January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.

SUBURBAN EVENTS

AGIO ITALIAN BISTRO
64 South Northwest Hwy. | Palatine, IL 60074 | 847.991.2150 | www.agiobistro.com
Receive Gift with Purchase at Agio
Available Now
This holiday season, guests who purchase a $100 gift card at Agio Italian Bistro will receive a complimentary $20 gift card which is redeemable January, 1 2012 – February, 29 2012.

CARLUCCI  RESTAURANT
1801 Butterfield Road | Downer’s Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 | www.carluccirestaurant.com
Carlucci Gives Gift with Purchase
Carlucci is offering a $25 gift certificate for every $100 spent on gift certificates.  Gift certificates are valid for one year from purchase date.

GIBSONS BAR & STEAKHOUSE – OAK BROOK
2105 Spring Rd. | Oakbrook, IL 60523 | 630.954.0000 | www.gibsonssteakhouse.com
GIBSONS BAR & STEAKHOUSE – ROSEMONT
5464 North River Rd. | Rosemont, IL 60018 | 847.928.9900 | www.gibsonssteakhouse.com

$25 Lunch Card for Every $100 in Gift Cards
Monday, November 21 – Sunday, January 15
Starting November 21, those who purchase $100 in Gibsons Restaurant Group gift cards will receive a promotional $25 Lunch Card valid at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location during lunch.  Promotional Lunch Cards may be used for food, liquor, tax and gratuity before 3:00 PM January through October 2012.  Holiday gift cards with the promotional Lunch Card are available for sale November 21 through January 15 at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location or at www.gibsonssteakhouse.com.

HUGO’S FROG BAR & FISH HOUSE – NAPERVILLE
55 S. Main St. | Naperville, IL 60540 | 630.548.3764 | www.hugosfrogbar.com
$25 Lunch Card for Every $100 in Gift Cards
Monday, November 21 – Sunday, January 15
Starting November 21, those who purchase $100 in Gibsons Restaurant Group gift cards will receive a promotional $25 Lunch Card valid at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location during lunch.  Promotional Lunch Cards may be used for food, liquor, tax and gratuity before 3:00 PM January through October 2012.  Holiday gift cards with the promotional Lunch Card are available for sale November 21 through January 15 at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location or at www.gibsonssteakhouse.com.

JERSEYS PIZZA & GRILL
2360 Lakewood Blvd. | Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 | 847.765.0085 | www.jerseyspizzaandgrill.com
Purchase a $25 Gift Card Earn a $5 Reward
Jerseys Pizza & Grill in Hoffman Estates invites guests to treat their friends and family this holiday season with a Jerseys’ gift card.  Those who purchase a $25 gift card will receive a $5 reward and those who buy a $50 gift card will receive a $10 reward.

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
Tuscany Gives Gift with Purchase
Purchase before Saturday, December 31, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of Tuscany gift cards this holiday season will receive a $25 gift certificate redeemable January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.

Go Roma Introduces “Web to Go” Online Ordering

Go Roma announces the launch of their new online ordering services, Go Roma Web to Go.  Through Web to Go, Go Roma makesordering their fresh Italian cuisine available at the touch of a button.  Web to Go is available now for carryout or catering orders.

Chicagoans are invited to “like” Go Roma’s Facebook page atwww.facebook.com/goroma for great online ordering offers and incentives.

Go Roma customers can use Web to Go to:

·      Order to go from the restaurant menu using a quick and simple online interface

·      Place group-participant or individual takeout orders, either in advance or right before they are needed

·      Get store-specific pricing and product availability

·      View and print copies of their last 5 orders

·      Safely edit and store their address and payment information

·      Earn Real. Easy. Rewards Points.

Go Roma customers can place Catering orders to:

·      Order items from Go Roma’s Catering channel, both online, and over the phone

·      Get catering orders for pick up or delivery, on-time and accurate

·      View and print copies of their last 5 orders

·      Safely edit and store their address and payment information

·      Repeat business and bulk users can place orders on account with variable payment terms and discounts

·      Earn Real. Easy. Rewards Points.

WHEN: Available now

WHERE: www.goroma.net
For ALL Go Roma Locations:
Chicago
848 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 252-9946
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM
Bolingbrook
635 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440, (630) 739-2660
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 8:30 PM | Fri & Sat, 11 AM – 9 PM | Sun, 11 AM – 8 PM
Chicago

848 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 252-9946
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM
Deer Park

20530 N. Rand Road, Deer Park, IL 60010, (847) 550-1600
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri & Sat, 11 AM – 9:30 PM | Sun, 11 AM – 8 PM
Lincolnshire
900 Milwaukee Ave #E, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, (847) 276-3663
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 9:30 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 8 PM
Northbrook
3061 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL 60062, (847) 480-2000
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 9 PM | Sat, 12 PM – 9 PM | Sun, 12 PM – 8 PM
Warrenville
28361 Diehl Road, Warrenville, IL 60555, (630) 393-7662
Hours: Mon & Tuesday 11 AM – 3 PM | Wed – Fri 11 AM – 9 PM | Sat 4 PM – 9 PM

Go Roma Gluten Free Menu Additions

Go Roma’s new spring menu features Gluten Free additions.  Signature items such as their savory Tomato Basil Soup, Pear and Walnut Salad, Marinara and Country Style Sauce are now gluten free.  A gluten free penne is also now available on the menu along with six gluten free sauce options.  Gluten free menu items are denoted with a GF. 

Go Roma’s menu also features a unique pasta section that allows diners to combine their favorite pasta shape with the sauce of their choice in the size that suits their appetite.   Pasta choices now include a gluten free penne, along with multi-grain corkscrew, rigatoni, spaghetti, four-cheese ravioli among others.  Gluten free sauce options include Marinara, Alfredo, Pomodoro, Vegetable Primavera, Country Style, and Garlic Shrimp among other savory choices.

Pizza is personal at Go Roma: diners are invited to choose from Go Roma’s favorite artisan recipes featured on the menu, or create their own signature combinations.  As always, Go Roma’s pizzas are hand-stretched and made to order with either Classic or Wheat crust.  Pizzas start at just $6.49.

Go Roma’s menu also includes fresh salads, sandwiches and Italian specialties.  For those who wish to make healthier choices, Go Roma’s sandwiches are now available with baby greens and balsamic vinaigrette or the classic French fries.  Panini start at $6.99.  Complete menu available at www.goroma.net.

WHEN:  Available Wednesday, May 4, 2011

WHERE:       
ALL Go Roma Locations:
Chicago
848 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 252-9946
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM
Bolingbrook
635 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440, (630) 739-2660
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 8:30 PM | Fri & Sat, 11 AM – 9 PM | Sun, 11 AM – 8 PM
Chicago
848 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 252-9946
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM
Deer Park
20530 N. Rand Road, Deer Park, IL 60010, (847) 550-1600
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri & Sat, 11 AM – 9:30 PM | Sun, 11 AM – 8 PM
Lincolnshire
900 Milwaukee Ave #E, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, (847) 276-3663
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 9:30 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 8 PM 
Northbrook
3061 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL 60062, (847) 480-2000
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 9 PM | Sat, 12 PM – 9 PM | Sun, 12 PM – 8 PM
Warrenville
28361 Diehl Road, Warrenville, IL 60555, (630) 393-7662
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 8:30 PM | | Fri, 11 AM – 9:30 PM | Sat, 12 PM – 9:30 PM | Sun, 12 PM – 8 PM

Go Roma Spring Party Packages

Along with flowers, sunshine and warm weather, spring brings with it graduation parties, bridal and baby showers and family celebrations.  Go Roma makes it a little easier for Chicagoans to celebrate this spring.  Everyone who places a catering order of $125 or more for a Saturday, Sunday or evening (after 5:00 PM) in May or June will get a complimentary $25 Gift Card.

Go Roma’s fresh and affordable catering menu offers a wide range of authentic Italian dishes including hearty sandwiches, seasonal salads, tossed pastas and homemade desserts, making it the perfect choice for gatherings of all sizes.  Featured packages include the Pizza Party (Choice of any Go Roma Artisan Pizza, plus Caesar, Mixed Greens, or Chopped Salad, served family-style, with a Dessert Tray), Pasta Party (Choice of any two Go Roma Tossed Pastas, plus Caesar, Mixed Greens, or Chopped Salad, served family-style, with warm Go Roma Bread and a Dessert Tray) or the Italian Feast (Choice of any Italian Specialty, plus any Tossed Pasta, plus Caesar, Mixed Greens, or Chopped Salad, served family-style, with warm Go Roma Bread and a Dessert Tray).  Complete catering menu and photos available upon request.

WHEN: May and June 2011

WHERE:       
ALL Go Roma Locations:
Chicago
848 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 252-9946
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM
Bolingbrook
635 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440, (630) 739-2660
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 8:30 PM | Fri & Sat, 11 AM – 9 PM | Sun, 11 AM – 8 PM
Chicago

848 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 252-9946
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM
Deer Park

20530 N. Rand Road, Deer Park, IL 60010, (847) 550-1600
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri & Sat, 11 AM – 9:30 PM | Sun, 11 AM – 8 PM
Lincolnshire
900 Milwaukee Ave #E, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, (847) 276-3663
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 9:30 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 8 PM 
Northbrook
3061 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL 60062, (847) 480-2000
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 9 PM | Sat, 12 PM – 9 PM | Sun, 12 PM – 8 PM
Warrenville
28361 Diehl Road, Warrenville, IL 60555, (630) 393-7662
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 8:30 PM | | Fri, 11 AM – 9:30 PM | Sat, 12 PM – 9:30 PM | Sun, 12 PM – 8 PM

Mother’s Day in Chicagoland

33 CLUB
1419 N. Wells  St. | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.664.1419 | www.33clubchicago.com

33 Club Mother’s Day Buffet
Sunday, May 8; seating begins at 11:00 AM 
$33.95 adults; $13.95 children 12 and younger

33 Club will feature a buffet with seating beginning at 11:00 AM.  Items will include: Prime Rib with Horseradish Cream, Honey Ginger Ham-on-the-Bone, Omelet Station, Apple Wood Smoked Bacon and Homemade Organic Pork Sausage, Potato Gratinee, Buttermilk and Chocolate Pancakes, Hash Browns with Fresh Herbs, Fresh Fruit with Organic Yogurt, Grilled Asparagus with Hollandaise, Homemade Pastries and Muffins, Beet Salad with Goat Cheese, Caesar Salad with Brioche Croutons, Red Velvet Cupcakes and Caramel Bread Pudding, Homemade Brownies and Cookies.  Reservations Required. 

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

Mother’s Day Brunch at Carnivale
Sunday, May 8 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Carnivale will open early for Mother’s Day and feature unique a la carte brunch selections created by Executive Chef David Dworshak.  Menu highlights will include House Smoked Local Ham served with Spring Onions, Peas and White Cheddar Grits ($18), Arepa Eggs Benedict (Pork Belly, Raw Cheddar, Aji Limo; $12), House Chorizo and Egg Torta Ahogada ($11), Cinnamon Stick infused Torrejas (French toast) served with Sweet Plantains, House Bacon and Maple ($10), and Spanish-Style Frittata (Serrano Ham, Potatoes, Iberico Cheese; $12).  Brunch specials will be available from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM and Carnivale’s regular menu will be available from 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM.

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

Moms Eat Free at Koi and Chens PLUS Enter to Win $200 Tiffany’s Gift Certificate
Sunday, May 8

Guests can give Mom the ultimate gift – a free meal and the chance to win a $200 Gift Certificate to Tiffany & Co.  Entrees from the Chinese Plate menu will be complimentary for Mom at Koi in Evanston and Chen’s in Wrigleyville on Mother’s Day.  Limit one “Mom” per table, three person minimum, dine in only.  And there’s no need for dads to get jealous, the same deal will be offered for dads on Father’s Day.

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

Chicago Cut Celebrates Mother’s Day
Sunday, May 8

Adults, $49.95; Kids, $20.00 (ages 3 – 14)

Complimentary Family Photograph

Chicago Cut Steakhouse will honor Mom this year with a special brunch menu including appetizers, entrees and delectable desserts by Executive Chef Jackie Shen.  Additionally, brunch guests will have the opportunity to receive a professional family photograph from an on-site photographer, to be delivered via email.  Menu highlights include items like Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, Stuffed Leg of Lamb and Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler; complete menu available upon request.

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

Chicago q Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 8

Chicago q, the city’s newest hot spot for upscale barbecue, is also the perfect place to bring Mom for Mother’s Day brunch.

Specials featuring house-made confections and smoked meats, created by Chef/Partner Lee Ann Whippen, will satisfy brunch-goers’ “sweet tooth” and the “meat tooth”.  Menu specials include Fried Chicken and Waffles, a deep fried airline chicken breast served with a savory buttermilk waffle; Kobe Brisket Hash, Brisket hash served with two eggs and buttermilk biscuit; and Mascarpone Stuffed French Toast; Texas toast stuffed with mascarpone cheese topped with walnut butter, served with home fries. 

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES
Odyssey, Spirit of Chicago and Mystic Blue Celebrate Mother’s Day on the Water

Sunday, May 8

The distinguished Odyssey, festive Spirit of Chicago and contemporary Mystic Blue cruise ships will all celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8 with amazing skyline views, plentiful brunches and delectable, entertaining dinners, each with their distinctive flair.  Moms cruise free on any of the classic cruise ships with a purchase of 3 adult tickets.  TICKETS CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH ANY OTHER OFFER.

All prices below are per person and exclude taxes and other fees.  Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request.  

MYSTIC BLUE CRUISES

Reservations required | 877.299.7783 | www.mysticbluecruises.com 

Mystic Blue Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise

Board 2:30 PM, Cruise 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

$59.90, Kids are 40% off, Mothers are free with a purchase of 3 adult tickets.

Mystic Blue’s cool cruise will include a bountiful brunch buffet, DJ entertainment and dancing, complimentary glass of champagne and a spring flower for Mom.

ODYSSEY CRUISES
Reservations required | 866.305.2469 |  www.odyssey.com

Odyssey Mother’s Day Brunch Cruises

EARLY: Board 9:30 AM, Cruise 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

$64.90, Kids are 40% off, Mothers are free with a purchase of 3 adult tickets.

AFTERNOON: Board 1:30 PM, Cruise 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

$69.90, Kids are 40% off, Mothers are free with a purchase of 3 adult tickets.

This distinguished cruise will include elegant brunch food stations, complimentary glass of champagne or mimosa, a rose for Mom and live entertainment. 

Odyssey Mother’s Day Dinner Cruise

Board 5:30 PM, Cruise 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

$79.90, Kids are 40% off, Mothers are free with a purchase of 3 adult tickets

The elegant Odyssey will offer a plated dinner menu, complimentary glass of champagne while boarding, a rose for Mom and live entertainment.

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

Spirit of Chicago Mother’s Day Brunch Cruises
EARLY: Board 10:30 AM, Cruise 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

$59.90, Kids are 40% off, Mothers are free with a purchase of 3 adult tickets.

AFTERNOON: Board 2:30 PM, Cruise 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

$59.90, Kids are 40% off, Mothers are free with a purchase of 3 adult tickets.

Spirit of Chicago will feature a plentiful brunch buffet, spring flower for Mom, complimentary glass of champagne or mimosa, DJ and entertaining performances by a talented staff.

Spirit of Chicago Mother’s Day Dinner Cruise
Board 6:00 PM, Cruise 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

$69.90, Kids are 40% off, Mothers are free with a purchase of 3 adult tickets. 

A plentiful dinner buffet, spring flower for Mom, a complimentary glass of champagne during boarding, a DJ and entertaining performances by a talented staff. 

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 

Carry-out on Dad this Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 8

Dads can “cater” to Moms this Mother’s Day by ordering Go Roma’s great Italian carry-out dishes from any of their six convenient Chicagoland locations.  For families who want to dine out this Mother’s Day, children who order off the Kid’s Menu eat free every Sunday at any Go Roma. 

HARBORSIDE INTERNATIONAL GOLF COURSE and PIER 37 BAR & GRILL
11001 South Doty Avenue East | Chicago, IL 60628 | 312.782.7837 | www.harborsidegolf.com

Mother’s Day Brunch at Harborside Golf Course
Sunday, May 8 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Adults $34.95; Children (3-12) $12.95; Children 2 years and under are complimentary

Guests can treat Mom to a beautiful brunch buffet at Harborside Golf Course on Mother’s Day.  The brunch will feature a chef-attended omelet station, pasta stations, bar service and more.  Reservations are required by calling  (312) 782.7837 x 227.

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

ItaliAsia Mother’s Day Buffet
Sunday, May 8 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

$26.95 Adults; $12.95 Children 12 years and under

ItaliAsia invites Chicagoans to enjoy a Mother’s Day buffet, served all day.  Menu highlights include Tuscan White Bean with Pancetta Ham Soup, Risotto with Wild Mushrooms, Udon Noodle with Oriental Vegetables and Yuzu Vinaigrette, Carving Station featuring USDA Choice Prime Strip Loin with Cabernet Demi Glaze, Lobster Ravioli with Mascarpone Cream and more.  Reservations strongly recommended. 

LAKEVIEW BASEBALL CLUB
4022 North Sheridan Road | Chicago, IL 60613| 773. 935.1880 | www.lakeviewbaseballclub.com

Mother’s Day Baseball – Mom is FREE
Saturday, May 7 at 12:10 PM and Sunday, May 8 at 1:20 PM

Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds

$99 per person
Mom’s reservation to the Mother’s Day game is complimentary with the purchase of two $99 discounted reservations at Lakeview Baseball Club.  Limit one “Mom” per group, limited availability.  Reservations can be made for this special offer by calling visiting http://lakeviewbaseballclub.ticketleap.com/ and entering the code MOM for either game. 

Chicagoans can watch the game in style on one of Lakeview Baseball Club’s three levels of space, including an air conditioned third-floor Club Room, rooftop bleacher seating for 100, and outdoor seating on two levels; wet their whistles at two beer and wine bars; and munch on game-day buffets.  

Game day menus include baseball classics such as Vienna all-beef jumbo hotdogs, juicy Italian beef sandwiches and boneless barbecue rib sandwiches, among others; plus a hot pretzel bar, veggie burgers, seasonal fruit and salads, and assorted gourmet cookies and brownies.  

Prices are per person, reservations are subject to availability, times and prices are subject to change.  Reservations are not for sale on game day.  All sales are final and non-refundable.  Reservations are transferrable to another individual with notification of Club.

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

Mother’s Day Brunch at Lottie’s
Sunday, May 8 at 11:00 AM

$5.50 – $8

For Mother’s Day, Lottie’s will feature their weekend brunch specials including Breakfast Biscuit Sliders ($7), Burritos ($8 each), Veggie Burritos ($7 each) and The Breakfast Plate ($5.50).

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

Mother’s Day Brunch Specials at LUXBAR
Sunday, May 8

Chicagoans are invited to enjoy Mother’s Day brunch on the Gold Coast’s hottest patio, weather permitting.  LUXBAR’s brunch features housemade specialties like Housemade Pecan Sticky Buns ($4) and Croissants ($3), House-cured Gravlox Eggs Benedict ($10.50), Gibsons Marinated USDA Prime Skirt Steak and Eggs ($14), and LUXBAR brunch standards like Housemade Granola with Dried Fruit and Milk, and LUXBAR’s Fried Egg Sandwich with bacon, tomato, onion and cheddar, served with hash browns.  

Guests are invited to enjoy a special Gua-Mosa on Mother’s Day Sunday, a prosecco guava mimosa for only $8.25.  

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

Mother’s Day Brunch at 437
Sunday, May 8 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Adults: $45++; Children (12 and under): $20++;  Kids 3 and under are free

Families and friends can treat Mom to a spectacular Mother’s Day Brunch at Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush located right off the Magnificent Mile.  Brunch will feature an array of selections including breakfast, pasta, salad, seafood and antipasto stations created by Executive Chef Federico Comacchio.  Full menu available upon request.  For reservations, call (312) 222.0101.

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

Mother’s Day Brunch at Riva
Sunday, May 8 from 11:00 AM to 2:45 PM

Adults: $42.95++; Kids: (4-12) $17.95++; Kids 3 and under are free

Families are invited to join Riva Crab House on Navy Pier for a delicious Mother’s Day brunch and fantastic lakefront views.  Chef Luigi Garcia will showcase a chef attended omelet station, carving station, fresh oysters, an ambient display of shellfish, fresh fruit, beautiful dessert display, and a variety of sides.  In addition, guests will enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne.  Large parties welcome.  Regular menu will begin at 5:00 PM. Reservations required, to reserve call (312) 644.7482.

SHOKRAN MOROCCAN RESTAURANT
4027 W. Irving Park | Chicago, IL 60641 | 773.427.9130 | www.shokranchicago.com

Mother’s Day Prix Fixe at Shokran
Sunday, May 8 beginning at 2:00 PM

$20 per person

Shokran invites Chicagoans to enjoy a fun BYOB Mother’s Day with a prix fixe menu which will include a choice of soup or salad, Chicken Bastilla, and a choice of Sweet Chicken Couscous, Tilapia Tagine, Morrocan Chicken Tagine or Mixed Grill.  Guests will also receive Chocolate Baklava for dessert.  Reservations recommended. 

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

ShowPlace Icon Offers Child Admission Price for Moms
Sunday, May 8

$7.50 – $10.00

Moviegoers are invited to treat Mom on Mother’s Day to a film at the new ShowPlace Icon Theatre in the South Loop.  All Moms will pay the children admission price at the box office when they are accompanied by a child 12 and under.  Matinees: Children – $7.50; Evenings: Children – $10.00.  Guests can also enjoy concession favorites available for purchase such as Starlite Frozen Yogurt, Freschetta® Pizzeria quality thin crust pizza, and the signature Icon popcorn with real butter.

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

Sunday Southern Brunch
Sunday, May 8 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

On Mother’s Day Sunday, May 8, TABLE fifty-two will serve an up-scale down home Southern Brunch featuring Chef Art Smith’s Famous Fried Chicken and Waffles and a variety of other classic dishes.  Other highlights include Shrimp and Grits featuring wild Gulf shrimp, stone ground grits and a spicy tomato stew; Crispy Pork Belly with fried egg, watercress, pickled okra, green tomato relish and dill aioli; and Bacon Doughnuts.  Complete menu available upon request.  Reservations recommended. 

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

Mother’s Day Prix Fixe Menus at Tavern on Rush
Sunday, May 8

Brunch: $24.95; Dinner: $35.95

Guests can treat Mom to a 3-Course Prix Fixe menu at lunch or dinner at Tavern on Rush this Mother’s Day.  Brunch menu items include Tomato Bisque Soup, Blackened Salmon Filet, Butter Poached Lobster Omelet, Grilled Lamb Chops and more.  For dinner, patrons can enjoy Iced Gazpacho Grilled Lobster, Filet Kabob, Raspberry White and Milk Chocolate Mousse Parfait and more.  Complete menus are available upon request.

TEXAS DE BRAZIL
51 East Ohio St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.670.1006 | www.texasdebrazil.com

Open at 11:00 AM on Mother’s Day Plus Brazilian Mimosas
Sunday, May 8 starting at 11:00 AM

Texas de Brazil will open at 11:00 AM on Mother’s Day and is the perfect setting for a family Mother’s Day celebration.  Families can enjoy traditional cuts of lamb, along with beef, pork, chicken and Brazilian sausage for which Texas de Brazil is famous, carved tableside in true Brazilian Churrascaria fashion.  Diners can complete their Brazilian Steakhouse experience with items from the bountiful 50-60 item salad bar, a decadent dessert, after dinner drink, steaming espresso or hand-rolled cigar.

Also special for Mother’s Day Sunday are refreshing Brazilian Mimosas, a frozen cocktail made with house Champagne, blended with a choice of fruit purée and a touch of orange juice.  Mango, papaya, wild berry, strawberry, pomegranate, passion fruit, and guava flavors are available.  Prices vary by location. 

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

Mother’s Day Brunch at The Pony
Sunday, May 8 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

$6 – $9

Chicagoans can visit The Pony for new weekend brunch specials including Very Berry French Toast ($7), Belgium Waffles ($7), Build Your Own Omelet ($7), House Cured Lox ($9), Crab Cakes ($9) and more. 

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

Mother’s Day Brunch Menu at Tuscany
Sunday May 8 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

$12 – $15

Tuscany Restaurant on Taylor Street will feature a unique a la carte Mother’s Day Brunch Menu created by Executive Chef Victorio Padilla.  Featured items will include: Cold Smoked Salmon ($12), Fruit, Cheese and Prosecco ($15), Eggs Viareggio (Toasted brioche, crab meat, white asparagus, poached eggs, herb hollandaise, crispy potatoes parmigiano; $15), Tuscan Benedict (Toasted ciabatta, crisped prosciutto, poached eggs, hollandaise, castelvetrano olives, potatoes parmigiano; $13), Eggs Fiorentina (Toasted focaccia, seared beef tenderloin, sautéed spinach, sun dried tomato béarnaise, potatoes parmigiano; $12) and more.  Full menu available upon request.  Reservations recommended. 

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

Carlucci’s Italian Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 8 from 11:00 AM  to 3:00 PM

Guests who join Carlucci for Mother’s Day Brunch can feast on an a la carte menu that features both traditional and Italian dishes.  Menu highlights include Crepes filled with shrimp, salmon, bay scallops, diced tomatoes, served with lobster cream sauce ($14.95); Prosciutto Affumicata, baked maple brown sugar glazed ham with mashed potatoes and roasted baby carrots ($18.95); and Roast Prime Rib of Beef with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, broccoli and natural juices ($19.95).  The full Mother’s Day menu is available upon request.  The dinner menu will also be available all day until 6:00 PM.  Reservations Required. 

CHEVY CHASE COUNTRY CLUB
1000 N. Milwaukee Ave. | Wheeling, IL 60090 | 847.465.2300 | 

Chevy Chase Country Club Celebrates Mother’s Day
Sunday, May 8 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Adults: $29.95; Kids: $11.95 (ages 6-12); Free for children 5 and under 

Chevy Chase Country Club is pleased to honor mom this year with a Mother’s Day brunch menu for the whole family to enjoy.  Along with traditional favorites like omelets and french toast, the menu will feature an array of dishes in an all-you-can eat buffet, including Lobster Bisque, Pork Marsala and Chicken and Penne Pasta Alfredo.  Additional kid-friendly menu items like Macaroni and Cheese and Chicken Tenders will also be available.

The brunch will take place in the historic Chevy Chase Country Club Grand Ballroom, which offers an elegant setting, ideal for this special day.  For more information or to reserve a table, call (847) 465.2311.  Prepaid reservations are required by Friday, May 6, and cancellations should be made no later than 72 hours prior to the event.

GROTTO ITALIAN STEAKHOUSE
3011 Butterfield Rd. | Oak Brook, IL 60523 | 630.571.5700 | www.grottooakbrook.com 

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at Grotto
Sunday, May 8 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

$40 adults; $20 children ages 6-12 (free for kids under 6)

Grotto will host a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet featuring Breakfast Favorites, Omelet Station, Kids Station, Salads, Fruits and Vegetables, Ham and Prime Rib Carving Station, Chilled Seafood Display, Traditional Italian Classics and Assorted Desserts.  The full brunch menu is available upon request.  Dinner will be available beginning at 5:00 PM offering regular menu items.  Reservations required.

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

Mother’s Day Brunch at Hugo’s Naperville
Sunday, May 8

Seatings available at 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, and 2:00 PM 

Adults: $45, Children 4-12: $15, Children 3 & Under: Free

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House in Naperville invites guests to their annual Mother’s Day Brunch.  This festive event includes a Carving Station with Prime Rib of Beef and Honey Rosemary Glazed Ham; an Omelet Station; a Shellfish Bar complete with oysters, shrimp, and snow crab claws; a Buffet Line with brunch classics; a Kids’ Table; and a Sweets Station, plus a Mimosa and Bloody Mary Bar for adults.  Price includes all stations plus orange juice, coffee, tea, iced tea and soft drinks.  Reservations strongly recommended.  Tax and gratuity are not included.  Menu subject to change. Dining room opens for regular service at 5:00 PM.

Q-BBQ
70 S. La Grange Road | La Grange, IL 60525 | 708.482.8700 | www.q-bbq.com 

Moms Eat Free at Q-BBQ
Sunday, May 8

Families and friends can treat mom to a FREE lunch or dinner on Mother’s Day at Q-BBQ in La Grange.  The offer is valid for dine-in only and moms can choose from an array of menu options including traditional Texas-style barbecue items, hickory ribs, corn bread, macaroni and cheese, brisket and pulled pork.

TEXAS DE BRAZIL
5 Woodfield Shopping Center Ste. D312 | Schaumburg, IL 60173 | 847.413.1600 | www.texasdebrazil.com

Open at 11:00 AM on Mother’s Day Plus Brazilian Mimosas
Sunday, May 8

Texas de Brazil will open at 11:00 AM on Mother’s Day and is the perfect setting for a family Mother’s Day celebration.  Families can enjoy traditional cuts of lamb, along with beef, pork, chicken and Brazilian sausage for which Texas de Brazil is famous, carved tableside in true Brazilian Churrascaria fashion.  Diners can complete their Brazilian Steakhouse experience with items from the bountiful 50-60 item salad bar, a decadent dessert, after dinner drink, steaming espresso or hand-rolled cigar.

Also special for Mother’s Day Sunday are refreshing Brazilian Mimosas, a frozen cocktail made with house Champagne, blended with a choice of fruit purée and a touch of orange juice.  Mango, papaya, wild berry, strawberry, pomegranate, passion fruit, and guava flavors are available.  Prices vary by location. 

THE LUCKY MONK

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

Mother’s Day Buffet at The Lucky Monk
Sunday, May 8 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

$21.95 adults; $14.95 kids ages 6-12; Free under 5

The Lucky Monk will feature a Mother’s Day Buffet including breakfast classics, a few sweet surprises, kids’ buffet and a carving station with ham, turkey and beef.  For reservations, call (847) 898.0500.

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

Tuscany Oak Brook Chef Mother’s Day Specials
Sunday, May 8 beginning at 12:00 PM

$12 – $27

Tuscany Oak Brook invites guests to enjoy unique chef specials this Mother’s Day beginning at 12:00 PM including Pizza al Pesto (Basil pesto, roasted peppers, green onions, fresh smoked mozzarella, crumbled pancetta; $12), Gnocchi Repieni (Homemade spinach, butternut squash and Gorgonzola stuffed gnocchi, fresh oregano brown butter, toasted panchetta and baby arugula; $18), Easter Ham (Classic Roasted Honey Smoked Ham, gratinate red potatoes, braised green beans, raisin sauce; $21) and more.  The full a la carte Mother’s Day menu is available upon request.  Regular menu items will also be available.

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

Tuscany Wheeling Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet
Sunday, May 8 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

$34.95 Adults; $17.95 Children (10 & under)

This Mother’s Day, Tuscany in Wheeling will feature a buffet featuring six different stations created by Executive Chef Bolla Loza.  The stations will include breakfast, seafood, carving station, omelet station, Italian station and dessert station.  Coffee, tea, soda and mimosas are included in the buffet price.  The regular dinner menu will begin at 4:00 PM.  Reservations are required.

Bottomless Pizza & Pasta at Go Roma State Street on Saturdays & Sundays

Go Roma invites Chicagoans to enjoy bottomless pizza and pasta entrées at their State Street location every Saturday and Sunday after 5:00 PM beginning Saturday, April 30.  The Bottomless Pizza & Pasta option is available for only $8 per entrée and includes an all-you-can-eat supply of either Small Plank or Entrée portions of pizza or pasta.  Available for dine-in only.

Go Roma offers a wide range of fresh Italian dishes including hearty homemade soups, hand-stretched thin crust artisan pizzas, seasonal salads, Panini, tossed pasta, Italian specialties and homemade desserts.  Complete menu available upon request.

WHEN:  Every Saturday and Sunday after 5:00 PM beginning Saturday, April 30, 2011

COST:  $8 per entrée, does not include tax.  As always, Go Roma prices include gratuity.

WHERE:   Chicago Location
848 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 252-9946
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM

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