Alfresco Dining In Chicagoland

CITY EVENTS 

ATHENA GREEK RESTAURANT
212 S. Halsted Street| Chicago, IL 60661 | 312.655.0000 | www.athenarestaurantchicago.com

Athena Patio Now Open
Serving delicious Greek cuisine in a classic old world setting, Athena Greek Restaurant features a recently renovated 2,500 square foot patio situated under a retractable dome with an award-winning view of the Chicago skyline. The patio seats 150 people, is equipped with a full bar, shade umbrellas and heated floors, and guests can enjoy full lunch, dinner and cocktail menus al fresco.

HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 AM – Midnight | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM


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

Al Fresco Dining at Bistronomic
Bistronomic, the James Beard semifinalist from Executive Chef Martial Noguier, invites guests to enjoy outdoor dining on their covered patio, weather permitting. The patio seats 34 and is open for lunch and dinner. Guests dining on the patio can enjoy the complete menu of this celebrated Gold Coast hotspot.

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

 

CARMINE’S
1043 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.988.7676 | http://rosebudrestaurants.com/rest2.php

Carmine’s Patio Now Open
Nestled in Chicago’s hip Gold Coast neighborhood, Carmine’s outdoor patio is one of the best in Chicago featuring a fun and spirited nightlife, live music, celebrity sightings, and a canopied patio for the best people watching in the city. Carmine’s seats up to 78 guests on the outdoor patio on a first come, first serve basis and does not accept reservations for that space.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM-12:00 AM | Sunday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM

 

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

Dine Outdoors at Carnivale
Carnivale’s outdoor dining area boasts views of the Chicago skyline. With seasonal flowers and French doors open to the restaurant’s interior, Carnivale’s patio maintains the Latin flair for which the restaurant is famous. Patio seats 30 and is open for lunch and dinner. Full indoor menu is available. Guests can indulge Carnivale’s new lunch menu ranging in price from $3 to $12. The menu showcases seasonal ingredients in dishes such as tacos, sandwiches, salads, small plates and more. Additionally, guests can enjoy COMPLIMENTARY valet at Carnivale this spring during lunch only Monday- Friday.

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

 

CASTAWAYS BAR & GRILL
1603 N. Lake Shore Drive | North Avenue Beach | Chicago, IL 60614 | 773.281.1200 | www.castawayschicago.com

Castaways on North Avenue Beach
Castaways is the only venue of its kind in the city. Located on North Avenue Beach, Castaways serves lunch and dinner every day from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM and drinks from Noon to 11:00 PM. Menu items include fresh salads, wraps, sandwiches, and quesadillas accompanied by frozen cocktails and even Corona in a can (No bottles on the beach). Castaways has live music from Noon to 6:00 PM on Saturdays and Sundays and drink specials during the week. Private party space is available which can accommodate up to 400 people–perfect for corporate outings and special events.

HOURS: Starting Friday, May 25: Open Daily, 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM

 

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

Chicago q Spectacular Patio Now Open
Chicago q brings their upscale barbecue outdoors on Chicago’s most talked-about patio of the season. Featuring a custom-built white picket fence with lush flowers surrounding plush seating for 40 guests, Chicago q brings their clean, country aesthetic to their outdoor dining area right off the bustling action of Division Street. 

Guests can look forward to enjoying refreshing house-made Strawberry Citron Vodka Lemonade and Cucumber Mint Citron Vodka Lemonade($11 each) along with barbecue specialties like Kobe Beef Ribs, “Competition” Baby Back Ribs, and House-Smoked Half Chicken prepared by Chef/Partner Lee Ann Whippen.

Patio seating is first come, first served and a food purchase is required. Complete menu is available upon request. Patio Hours are 11:00 AM – 10:30 PM Sunday through Thursday and 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM Friday and Saturday. Patio will be open, weather permitting.

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

 

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

Chicago Cut Steakhouse Outdoor Dining
The patio at Chicago Cut Steakhouse offers guests an exceptional al fresco dining experience along the historic Chicago River with a spectacular view of the city. The restaurant’s full menu is available outdoors for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, with new Executive Chef Russell Kook serving up 100% Prime USDA beef in signature dishes. The patio seats 120 and features a cocktail lounge with an unrivaled wine list available via iPad.

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

 

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES
MYSTIC BLUE CRUISES
Reservations required | 877.299.7783 | www.mysticbluecruises.com

The Mystic Blue’s Observation Deck
The Mystic Blue’s open-air observation deck with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan provides the ultimate al fresco experience. Featuring contemporary decor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue offers cool music, interactive DJs, delectable buffets, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. PHOTOS AVAILABLE.

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

Spirit of Chicago’s Al Fresco Alternative
The gleaming, four-story Spirit of Chicago offers high-energy fun as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront and provides a lively alternative to typical al fresco sidewalk dining. The 192-foot luxury ship is spaciously designed to accommodate guests from parties of two to 600. The ship features a vibrant interior of three climate controlled dining decks with three indoor bars, two dance floors and stage areas, spacious bathrooms and panoramic windows.

 

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

Frontier Al Fresco Options
Frontier’s 2,500 square-foot outdoor beer garden, a charming patio separated from the restaurant by floor-to-ceiling windows, is fully winterized and open year round. The patio features seating for 100 guests, a full service bar, multiple TVs, fireplace and full menus for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. 

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

 

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

Al Fresco Dining at Gemini Bistro
Chicagoans are invited to enjoy Chef Jason Paskewitz’s contemporary and seasonal bistro offerings and the quaint Lincoln Park neighborhood on Gemini Bistro’s sidewalk cafe. The tree-lined area on Dickens Avenue provides seating for up to 40 and will be open this Spring, weather permitting. Full dinner, wine and cocktail menus are available outside.

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

 

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

Harborside Opens for Golfers
Located just 16 minutes from the Chicago loop, Harborside brings championship style golf; open to the public, to Chicago’s doorstep.  Combining a rugged links exterior, with sculpted fairways and manicured greens, Harborside is the perfect choice for locals and travelers looking to enjoy traditional links golf. The amenities at Harborside include a magnificent 24,000 square foot Prairie Style clubhouse, offering food by Chicago’s top restaurateur, Phil Stefani, in the Pier 37 Restaurant. The clubhouse can hold up to 300 people for outings, meetings and banquets.

HOURS: April 1 – October 31: Full Menu, 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM | Limited Menu, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

 

HUGO’S FROG BAR & FISH HOUSE – CHICAGO
1024 North Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611| 312.640.0999 | www.hugosfrogbar.com

Hugo’s Patio Open for Lunch
Hugo’s outdoor patio is now open for lunch and dinner, weather permitting, from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Hugo’s, however, is not open indoors until 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. Hugo’s is open for lunch Saturdays and Sundays indoors and outdoors at 11:00 AM. The regular menu will be offered on the patio, and indoor seating will be available daily from 3:00 PM – 12:00 AM. PHOTOS AVAILABLE.

HOURS: Daily: 3:00 PM-12:00 AM | Bar: Daily, 3:00 PM-2:00 AM

 

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

Lottie’s Al Fresco Dining
Lottie’s Pub features a spacious outdoor patio with capacity for 63 guests and is now open, weather permitting. Guests can enjoy full bar and food menus on the patio.

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 Al Fresco Option
LUXBAR invites diners to enjoy the regular menu outdoors this spring. LUXBAR’s patio will be open from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM Monday through Friday, and weekend brunch fans and guests can dine al fresco from 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Dogs are not permitted. PHOTOS AVAILABLE.

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 Al Fresco Dining – Patio Now Open
Located just steps off Michigan Avenue at the corner of Rush and Hubbard, Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush offers intimate al fresco dining, weather permitting. Whether it’s for lunch or dinner, guests are sure to enjoy a great meal with impeccable service in a friendly atmosphere. Patrons can indulge in the full dining room menu as they take in the beauty of spring weather in Chicago. (Patio Capacity: 45)

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.chicagoporkchop.com

Al Fresco Dining at Porkchop
Chicagoans are invited enjoy the action on Randolph street while feasting on Porkchop’s Southern-style BBQ selections. The spacious patio offers seating for 36 guests and is currently open, weather permitting.

HOURS: Monday: 11:30 AM – Midnight | Tuesday – Friday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM | Sunday: 11:00 AM – Midnight

 

QUARTINO RISTORANTE

626 N. State | 312.698.5000 | www.quartinochicago.com

Al Fresco Dining at Quartino

Quartino Ristorante invites diners to enjoy their meals al fresco in the impending warm weather on the patio. Quartino’s patio seats 85 and is open from 11:30 AM until 11:00 PM.

HOURS: Monday-Friday 11:30 AM – 2:00 AM | (Kitchen open until 1:00 AM) | Saturday 11:30 AM – 3:00 AM | (Kitchen open until 1:00 AM; pizza until 2:00 AM) | Sunday 11:30 – 1:00 AM | (Kitchen open until 12:00 MIDNIGHT)

 

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

Al Fresco Dining at Quay
Located in the River East Plaza in the Streeterville neighborhood, Quay offers a bustling yet intimate patio to enjoy dinner and drinks. The patio features seating for 40 guests and will open, weather permitting on April 1. Indoors, Quay’s inviting atmosphere incorporates elements of water, including floor-to-ceiling windows with breathtaking views of the river. Boaters will enjoy Quay’s extensive docking space, just off the patio, for a meal and summer cocktail.

HOURS: Monday – Wednesday: 3:00 PM – 2:00 AM | Thursday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 10:00 AM – 3:00 AM | Sunday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 AM

 

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

RIVA Cafe Outdoor Dining
This more casual version of Riva Crab House, Chicago’s premiere seafood restaurant, will please visitors and locals alike on lively Navy Pier.  Riva Café accommodates guests with a superb seafood menu, gourmet sandwiches, soups, and salads. The café’s outdoor seating area provides a beautiful view overlooking Lake Michigan as well as access to all of Navy Pier’s fun and excitement. (Patio Capacity: 150 – 175).

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

 

ROSEBUD PRIME
1 S. Dearborn St. | Chicago, IL 60603 | 312.384.1900 | http://rosebudrestaurants.com/rest10.php

Al Fresco Dining at Rosebud Prime
Rosebud Prime invites guests to soak up the sunshine or dine under the stars on their outdoor patio situated on the 16,000 square foot plaza in front of the restaurant at One South Dearborn Street. The patio is flanked by blooming flower boxes and seats approximately 48 guests.  Conveniently located amidst the hustle and bustle of the loop and thriving theater district, the patio is perfectly situated for a fast paced business lunch or a relaxing pre-theater dinner. With the city’s towering skyscrapers looming above, the atmosphere is picturesque while foot traffic on Dearborn Street creates infinite opportunities for people watching. The patio will open daily starting this week and offers Rosebud Prime’s complete lunch and dinner menus. Reservation preferences for outdoor seating are accommodated when available.

HOURS: Monday-Friday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Saturday: 3:00 PM-11:00 PM

 

ROSEBUD on RUSH
720 N. Rust St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.266.6444 | http://rosebudrestaurants.com/rest3.php

Dining Al Fresco at Rosebud
Featuring al fresco dining for up to 54 guests along Rush and Superior Streets and located in the heart of the Magnificent Mile, guests can indulge in handmade pappardelle or cavatelli after a day of shopping and exploring the city, and try one of Rosebud’s famous martinis, the perfect accompaniment to any meal choice.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM-12:00 AM | Sunday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM

 

ROSEBUD STEAKHOUSE
192 E. Walton St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.397.1000 | http://rosebudrestaurants.com/rest4.php

Patio Now Open
Located one block east of Michigan Avenue near the Drake Hotel, Rosebud Steakhouse features an intimate patio with al fresco dining for up to 12 guests. Rosebud offers an irresistible menu that will tempt guests’ stomachs as much as the cool, hip atmosphere will tempt their eyes.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11:30 AM-12:00 AM | Sunday: 3:00 PM-10:00 PM

 

ROSEBUD TRATTORIA
442 N. Dearborn | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.832.7700 | http://rosebudrestaurants.com/rest9.php

Patio Now Open
Conveniently located in the heart of River North and steps from Chicago’s famed Theater District, the patio at Rosebud Trattoria seats up to 28 guests. Guests can enjoy a full menu outside at lunch and dinner of items created from the best ingredients possible at a moderate price.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM | Friday 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Saturday: 12:00 PM-11:00 PM | Sunday: 3:00 PM-9:00 PM

 

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

Patio Cafe at Tavern on Rush
Voted “Best Outdoor Dining” by Chicago Scene Magazine, Tavern’s outdoor patio cafe is “the” place to see and be seen when looking for al fresco dining in downtown Chicago.  The 114-seat patio is perfect for catching a few rays on a sunny afternoon over the lunch hour or for dining with friends on a beautiful summer evening.  While dining al fresco on the patio at Tavern on Rush, guests will enjoy the sights and sounds of lively Rush Street, while dining on delicious steak and seafood options prepared by Executive Chef John Gatsos.

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

 

THE LANDSHARK BEER GARDEN at Navy Pier
Navy Pier | 700 E. Grand | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.595.5446 | www.chicagosbestbeergarden.com

Outdoor Dining at The LandShark Beer Garden
The LandShark Beer Garden, on the East End of Navy Pier, is a great place to unwind and enjoy Chicago’s lakefront while listening to the hottest local bands. Residents and visitors, alike, will enjoy the outdoor atmosphere, surrounded by the unique personality of Navy Pier and the Chicago Skyline. At the center of the action by day or night, The LandShark Beer Garden is the perfect backdrop for fun social gatherings and casual corporate events.

HOURS: Sunday- Thursday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM | Friday and Saturday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM | Holidays: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM

 

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

Outdoor Dining at The Pony
The Pony’s outdoor patio is undergoing renovations and is set to open late-Spring, weather permitting, with a capacity of 15 guests. Full menus are available outside.

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

 

THE ROSEBUD
1500 W. Taylor St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.942.1117 | http://rosebudrestaurants.com/rest1.php

Patio Now Open
Located in the heart of Chicago’s famed Little Italy, The Rosebud is the original location where it all began and the outdoor space has seating for up to 64 guests.  Serving generous portions of fresh homemade pasta, The Rosebud’s traditional Italian recipes, like mouth-watering Chicken Vesuvio, keep families coming back for more. The Rosebud on Taylor delivers food and hospitality in portions as generous as the Rosebud Team’s commitment to fine dining.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-10:30 PM | Friday: 11:00 AM-11:30 PM | Saturday: 12:00 PM-11:30 PM | Sunday: 12:00 PM-10:00 PM

 

TROQUET
1834 West Montrose Ave. | Chicago, IL 60613 | 773.334.5662 | www.troquetchicago.com

Al Fresco Dining at Troquet
Troquet, the newly opened neighborhood bar from the LM Group, invites guests to enjoy outdoor dining this spring. Troquet features a spacious 70 seat patio; open for lunch and dinner (weather permitting). Guests will enjoy traditional French experience in a comfortable environment with simple bar fare and beverage menu, all priced at $12 or under.

HOURS: Sunday – Wednesday: 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM | Thursday – Friday: 12:00 PM – 2:00 AM  | Saturday: 12:00 PM – 3:00 AM

 

SUBURBAN EVENTS


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

Agio’s Outdoor Dining
Guests can enjoy al fresco dining on Agio’s secluded patio rain or shine with an enclosed roof, stone patio and seating for 40. Full food and wine menus are available outside.

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

Outdoor Dining at Carlucci
Carlucci’s outdoor dining area features seasonal flowers and a unique fountain that sets the tone for any occasion. Guests can enjoy live music on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday on the patio by Frank and Dave, Eric Howell, Opal Staples and more. Patio seats 80 – 100 people, includes an outdoor bar and is open for lunch and dinner. Full indoor menu is available. PHOTOS AVAILABLE.

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

Spectacular Outdoor Dining in Oak Brook
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Oak Brook boasts numerous outdoor spaces which have the capacity to seat 200 including a lounge area with three toasty fire pits perfect for sipping cocktails after work; a full-service outdoor dining area with seating for 125; and a full outdoor bar complete with two HD flat-panel televisions, a 6-foot long glass enclosed fire place, digital sound-system and heat lamps for those chilly Chicago evenings. An Alpine Waterfall off the main outdoor dining room provides a relaxing ambience for enjoying classic Gibsons cocktails and fare. Gibsons Oak Brook Patio is open for dining during both lunch and dinner.

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

 

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

Hugo’s Recently Renovated Patio Now Open
Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House announces that their recently  renovated patio is open for enjoyment. Guests can enjoy additional privacy and seating while dining on Hugo’s signature dishes and sipping cocktails al fresco.

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/

Outdoor Dining at Porter’s Pub
Located at the Bowes Creek Country Club in Elgin, Porter’s Pub offers a delightful patio that seats 45 and is now open, weather permitting. Guests can enjoy shaded tables, the full Porter’s Pub menu and recently updated beer list.

HOURS: Sunday – Monday 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (kitchen closed), Tuesday – Saturday: 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Hours subject to change.


ROSEBUD ITALIAN COUNTRY HOUSE & PIZZERIA-DEERFIELD
560 Waukegan Rd. | Deerfield, IL 60015 | 847.914.0900 http://rosebudrestaurants.com/rest12.php

Patio Now Open
Guests can dine al fresco on the outdoor patio at the newest addition to the Rosebud family, Rosebud Italian Country House & Pizzeria. They offer lunch and dinner seven days a week with a menu focusing on regional dishes and fresh ingredients. Specialties like homemade Square Noodles, fresh Fish Salad, and crispy Brick Chicken are included on the menu along with a variety of pizzas hot from the oven. The patio seats 90 guests and reservations are not accepted for patio seating.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM | Friday-Saturday 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Sunday: 12:00 PM-9:00 PM

 

ROSEBUD ITALIAN SPECIALTIES & PIZZERIA-NAPERVILLE
22 E. Chicago Ave. | Naperville, IL 60540 | 630.548.9800  http://rosebudrestaurants.com/rest7.php

Dine Al Fresco in Naperville
Located in the heart of Downtown Naperville, Rosebud Italian Specialties & Pizzeria features a beautiful al fresco dining patio which blends seamlessly with the restaurant’s sleek interior. The patio seats up to 44 guests and full lunch and dinner menus are available daily.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Sunday: 11:00 AM-9:00 PM

 

ROSEBUD OLD WORLD ITALIAN-SCHAUMBURG
1370 Bank Dr. | Schaumburg, IL 60173 | 847.240.1414 | http://rosebudrestaurants.com/rest11.php

Patio Now Open
Rosebud Old World Italian features a lavish outdoor patio, transforming the open air space outside the restaurant into a relaxing retreat. The patio seats 50, and guests can enjoy Rosebud’s extensive lunch and dinner menus featuring fresh salads, thin crust pizzas, seafood, chops, and generous portions of the renowned housemade pastas.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM | Friday-Saturday 11:00 AM-11:00 PM | Sunday: 12:00 PM-9:00 PM

 

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 OUTDOOR DINING
Located across from Oak Brook Shopping Center, Tuscany is known for its authentic northern Italian cuisine, top-notch service and elegant yet comfortable atmosphere. The complete lunch and dinner menu can now be enjoyed, weather permitting, in the beautiful outdoor patio space. (Patio Capacity: 60 people)

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

Tuscany Wheeling Al Fresco Dining
This classic dining space, reminiscent of the outdoor cafes found throughout Italy, accommodates about 60 guests. The entire menu is available, including homemade pastas, wood-fire gourmet pizzas and tender grilled veal. Patio is open now, weather permitting. 

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

Outdoor Dining at Waterleaf Restaurant
Waterleaf restaurant invites guests to enjoy al fresco dining on their spacious outdoor patio. Overlooking a small pond, the Waterleaf patio comfortably seats 40 guests and features outdoor heaters, fire pits and large shady umbrellas. Guests dining on the patio can enjoy the complete lunch and dinner menus in addition to the new spring menu launching later this month.

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

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Gibsons & Hugo’s Live Music for the Holidays

This holiday season, Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Rosemont, Oak Brook and Chicago, and Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish Houses in Chicago and Naperville take their classic dining scenes to the next level with a full schedule of live music.  Every evening (hours vary, see below), guests will enjoy different styles of live music to complete their evening and make for a festive, holiday dining experience.  Admission is free (see full schedule below).

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Oak Brook invites guests to enjoy their live music with drink specials on Wednesdays and Thursdays.  Van Gogh Martinis are $7 every Wednesday, and Thursdays is Ladies’ Night Out featuring Pinnacle Martinis for only $6.

Additionally, guests can come for the steak and stay for the music as longtime Chicagoland favorite, Lenny Capp, entertains as the resident musician at Gibsons in Rosemont Wednesdays through Saturdays from 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM through December.

DECEMBER MUSIC SCHEDULE

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Oak Brook:
Mondays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Jim Rollins
Tuesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Jim Rollins
Wednesdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Carmen Stokes
Wednesdays: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Sonny’s Crew
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Lynn Hilton
Thursdays: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Somethin’ Else
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Andrew & Co.
Fridays: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Sonny & Sherri
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Lynn Hilton
Saturdays: 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Sonny & Sherri

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Rosemont:
Wednesdays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Lenny Capp Solo
Thursdays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Lenny Capp Solo
Fridays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Lenny Capp Trio
Saturdays: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Lenny Capp Trio

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Chicago
Mondays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Mondays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Alex Kaleo
Tuesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Joe Hurt
Tuesdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Larry Hanks
Wednesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Larry Hanks
Wednesdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Lloyd Wilson
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Thursdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Lloyd Wilson
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Fridays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Deborah Wyndham
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Saturdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Lloyd Wilson
Sundays: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Deborah Wyndham or Father Michael Shannahan
Sundays: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Joe Hurt

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, Rush St.:
Sundays: 6PM – 10PM, Stevie G
Mondays: 6PM – 10PM, Stevie G
Tuesdays: 6PM – 10PM, Andrew Collins
Wednesdays: 5PM – 9PM, John Talmadge;
Wednesdays: 9PM – 1AM, Lynn Hilton
Thursdays: 5PM – 9PM, John Talmadge;
Thursdays: 9PM – 1AM, Lynn Hilton
Fridays: 5PM – 9PM, John Talmadge;
Fridays: 9PM – 1AM, Damian Williams
Saturdays: 5PM – 9PM, John Talmadge;
Saturdays: 9PM – 1AM, Damian Williams

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, Naperville:
Wednesdays: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Steve Kouba (12/7), Desiree Irwin (11/30, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28, 1/4)
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Sami Scott, Steve Rohbock (12/8)
Thursdays: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Andrew Collins, Joe Beatty Duo (12/8)
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, John Kattke (12/16-1/6), Steve Rohbock (12/2, 12/9)
Fridays, 8:00 PM – Midnight, Tony Alvarez (12/2, 12/23), Desirée Irwin (12/9, 12/16), Joe Beatty (12/30), John Kattke (1/6)
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Andrew Collins (12/3, 12/10, 1/7), Dave Allen (12/17), Tony Alvarez (12/31)
Saturday: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Joe Beatty (12/3, 12/17), Tony Alvarez (12/10)

GIBSONS RESTAURANT GROUP
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
1028 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611, 312.266.8999
5464 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018, 847.928.9900
2105 South Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523, 630.954.0000
www.gibsonssteakhouse.com 
Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House
1024 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611, 312.640.0999
55 South Main Street, Naperville, IL 60540, 630.548.3764
www.hugosfrogbar.com 
LUXBAR
18 East Bellevue Place, Chicago, IL 60611, 312.642.3400
www.luxbar.com 
Quartino Ristorante, Pizzeria & Wine Bar
626 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312.698.5000
http://www.quartinochicago.com/

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.

Complimentary Crab Claws at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House

In celebration of National Seafood Month and the start of Florida Stone Crab Season, Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House’s downtown location will give away complimentary Florida Stone Crab Claws to all guests on Tuesday, October 18.

Since Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House only serves fresh, never frozen, stone crab claws the quality of the “perfect crack” is of the utmost importance, Hugo’s invites friends and patrons in to sample the first catch. Guests can help the staff get back in the swing of the “perfect crack” by sampling their practice claws from the first shipment.

Complimentary Stone Crab Claws are based on availability. Limit one claw per person.

Fishing begins for Stone Crab Season on Saturday, October 15, and Captain Dave of Ozona Crab Company will send the first shipment of fresh Stone Crab claws to be served at Hugo’s on Sunday, October 16. Fresh Stone Crab season runs through May 15, 2012. See below for fun Stone Crab facts.

Both Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House locations pride themselves in never serving frozen Stone Crab claws. Stone Crabs are best enjoyed fresh, not frozen, during their fishing season (October 15-May 15). Prices for Stone Crab are market price and sizes vary depending on availability.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 18, 2011

COST: Complimentary Florida Stone Crab Claw for dining guests, limit one per person, dine-in only.

WHERE:        Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House – DOWNTOWN
1024 N Rush Street
Chicago, IL 60611
312.640.0999

Stone Crab Facts

  • Stone Crabs are best enjoyed fresh, not frozen, during their fishing season (October 15-May 15).
  • Menippe Mercinaria (species)
    • Menippe (Greek – meaning source of courage)
    • Mercinaria (Latin – meaning something of value)
  • Gibsons Restaurant Group ONLY USES FRESH STONE CRABS
  • Both claws are harvested, the crab is said to regenerate it’s arms quicker when both are removed, around 12-18 months
  • When the claws are harvested the Crab will bury himself in the mud until it’s claws grow back
  • Hugo’s Stone Crabs are caught off the Gulf Coast of Florida
  • Stone Crabs are caught in baited traps reset every other day
  • Stone Crabs are bottom dwellers that live from the shore to depths of 200 feet
  • Stone Crabs are Cooked the Day of Harvest, then chilled immediately and air freighted to our doors
  • Stone Crabs are graded by weight:
    • Medium – 3oz
    • Large – 3-5oz
    • Jumbo – 5-7oz
    • Colossal – 7-9oz
  • It takes 18-24 months for a crab to grow to a size to harvest the claws
  • A crab may have its claws harvested up to 4 times in its life span
  • Stone Crabs may live up to 8 years old
  • Stone Crabs are only harvested during daylight hours
  • To legally harvest a Stone Crab Claw it MUST be 2 ¾ inches long measured from the tip of the immovable finger to the first joint
  • Florida Law prohibits the harvest of the entire crab
  • Spawning season lasts from spring through summer during which a female can produce 500,000 to 1 million eggs
  • 36 days and six stages later a juvenile crab emerges
  • The large claw is called the “crusher” the smaller claw is called the “pincer”

Swordfish Special at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House in Naperville

Hugo’s Frog Bar and Fish House in Naperville celebrates swordfish season with a fresh and summery swordfish special created byExecutive Chef Jose Sosa.  The swordfish is served Mesquite-grilled with Marked Beans, Sweet Corn Relish and Chipotle Butter for $27.00.

Guests can indulge in the swordfish special while listening to live music al fresco on their new patio.  Hugo’s is the only destination in Naperville to offer an outdoor patio complete with food, drinks and live entertainment from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM every Wednesday through Saturday.

WHEN: Available now, lunch and dinner

COST: $27.00 per entrée, does not include tax and gratuity

WHERE:  Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House NAPERVILLE
55 S Main Street
Naperville, IL 60540
630.548.3764
www.hugosfrogbar.com

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse and Hugo’s Frog Bar August Music Schedule

This August, Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Rosemont, Oak Brook and on Rush Street, and Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish Houses on Rush Street and in Naperville take their classic dining scenes to the next level with a full schedule of live music.  Every evening (hours vary, see below), guests will enjoy different styles of live music to complete their dining experience.  Admission is free (see full schedule below).
Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House in Naperville invites guests to enjoy live music al fresco on their new patio.  Hugo’s is the only destination in Naperville to offer an outdoor patio complete with food, drinks and live entertainment from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM every Wednesday through Saturday.  Guests can also enjoy specials like Grey Goose Thursdays with $7 Grey Goose Mixed Drinks, $7 Dragon Berry Lemonade and $9 Grey Goose Martinis.

Additionally, guests can come for the steak and stay for the music as longtime Chicagoland favorite, Lenny Capp, entertains as the resident musician at Gibsons in Rosemont Wednesdays through Saturdays from 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM throughout July.

AUGUST MUSIC SCHEDULE

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Oak Brook:
Live Entertainment 6 Nights a Week
Mondays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Jim Rollins
Tuesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Jim Rollins
Wednesdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Carmen Stokes
Wednesdays: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Sonny’s Crew
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Desiree Irwin
Thursdays: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Somethin’ Else
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Andrew & Co.
Fridays: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Sonny & Sherri
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Lynn Hilton
Saturdays: 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Sonny & Sherri

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Rosemont:
Wednesdays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Lenny Capp Solo
Thursdays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Lenny Capp Solo
Fridays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Lenny Capp Trio
Saturdays: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Lenny Capp Trio

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Rush St.:
Mondays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Mondays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Alex Kaleo
Tuesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Joe Hurt
Tuesdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Larry Hanks
Wednesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Larry Hanks
Wednesdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Lloyd Wilson
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Thursdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Lloyd Wilson
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Fridays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Deborah Wyndham
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Saturdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Lloyd Wilson
Sundays: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Deborah Wyndham or Father Michael Shannahan
Sundays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 PM, Joe Hurt

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, Rush St.:
Mondays: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Stevie G
Tuesdays: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Andrew Collins
Wednesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, John Talmadge
Wednesdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Damian Williams
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, John Talmadge
Thursdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Steve Kouba
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, John Talmadge
Fridays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Damien Williams
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, John Talmadge
Saturdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Damien Williams
Sundays: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Stevie G

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, Naperville:
ON THE PATIO: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Wednesdays:
8/3, 8/17: Tony Alvarez
8/10, 24: Morgan Fingleton
Thursdays:
8/4, 8/25: Joe Beatty
8/11: Eric Howell
8/18: Andrew and David Gans
Fridays
8/5, 8/19, 8/26: Tony Alvarez
8/12: Joe Beatty
Saturdays
8/6: Eric Stand and Robbie Gold
8/13: Tony Alvarez
8/20, 8/27: Morgan Fingleton

INDOORS:
Wednesdays: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Desiree Irwin (8/10, 8/17, 8/24), Steve Kouba (8/3, 8/31)
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Sami Scot (8/4, 8/25), Tommy Sklut (8/11), Joe Montenero (8/18)
Thursdays: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Andrew Collins (8/4, 8/11, 8/25), Desiree Irwin (8/18)
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, John Kattke
Fridays, 8:00 PM – Midnight, Steve Kouba (8/5, 8/26), Desiree Irwin (8/12, 8/19)
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Josh (8/6), Andrew Collins (8/13, 8/20, 8/27)
Saturday: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Steve Kouba (8/6, 8/13, 8/27), Tommy Sklut (8/20)

GIBSONS RESTAURANT GROUP
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
1029 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611, 312.266.8999
5464 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018, 847.928.9900
2150 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523, 630.954.0000
www.gibsonssteakhouse.com
Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House
1024 N Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611, 312.640.0999
55 S Main Street, Naperville, IL 60540, 630.548.3764
www.hugosfrogbar.com

Hugo’s Naperville June Wine Party

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House in Naperville is excited to announce the continuation of their monthly Wine Party series.  For $35, guests will enjoy a lively wine tasting and discussion complemented by a selection of paired appetizers.  As an added bonus, each guest will take home a special bottle of wine from the tasting.

This month’s tasting will feature a variety of regional wines from New Zealand and perfectly paired bites like Chef Jose Sosa’s Tuna Tartare cornets and Whipped Goat Cheese with Candied Beets and Grapefruit Marshmallows.  Reservations are required.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 28, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

COST: $35 per person, all-inclusive

RESERVE: Reservations required, call 630.548.3764

WHERE: Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House – NAPERVILLE
55 S Main Street
Naperville, IL 60540
630.548.3764
www.hugosfrogbar.com

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse and Hugo’s Frog Bar Live Music

This May, Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Rosemont, Oak Brook and on Rush Street, and Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish Houses on Rush Street and in Naperville take their classic dining scenes to the next level with a full schedule of live music.  Every evening (hours vary, see below), guests will enjoy different styles of live music to complete their dining experience.  Admission is free (See full schedule below).

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Rosemont invites guests to indulge in a daily offering of complimentary signature appetizers every Monday through Friday from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.  Complimentary appetizers created by Chef Marco DiBenedetto include Gibsons Filet Sliders, Barbequed Shrimp, House-made Pigs in a Blanket and more.  Following the free appetizer buffet, guests can stay for the music as longtime Chicagoland favorite, Lenny Capp, entertains as the resident musician at Gibsons in Rosemont Wednesdays through Saturdays from 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM.  

Featured musician this May is keyboardist, singer and songwriter Desiree Irwin.  She will take the stage every Thursday from 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM at Gibsons in Oak Brook and every Wednesday from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM at Hugo’s in Naperville.

MAY MUSIC SCHEDULE

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Oak Brook:
Live Entertainment 6 Nights a Week
Mondays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Jim Rollins
Tuesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Jim Rollins
Wednesdays: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Anderson “Sonny” Edwards
Wednesdays: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM, My Crew
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Anderson “Sonny” Edwards
Thursdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Desiree Irwin
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, KC McDonough Piano/Guitar Duo
Fridays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, KC Sherri
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Anderson “Sonny” Edwards
Saturdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Sonny & Sherri

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Rosemont:
Wednesdays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Lenny Capp Solo
Thursdays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Lenny Capp Solo
Fridays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Lenny Capp Trio
Saturdays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 PM, Lenny Capp Trio

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Rush St.:
Mondays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Mondays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Alex Kaleo
Tuesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Joe Hurt
Tuesdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Larry Hanks
Wednesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Larry Hanks
Wednesdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Lloyd Wilson
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Thursdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Lloyd Wilson
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Fridays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Deborah Wyndham
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Saturdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Lloyd Wilson
Sundays: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Deborah Wyndham or Father Michael Shannahan
Sundays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 PM, Joe Hurt

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, Rush St.:
Mondays: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, John Talmadge
Tuesdays: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, KC McDonough
Wednesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, John Talmadge
Wednesdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Andrew Schultz
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, John Talmadge
Thursdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Steve Kouba
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, John Talmadge
Fridays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Mike Archer
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, John Talmadge
Saturdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Damian Williams
Sundays: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, John Talmadge

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, Naperville:
Wednesdays: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Desiree Irwin
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Sami Scot
Thursdays: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Piano/Guitar Duo with KC McDonough & Andrew Collins
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Ed Enright or Andrew Schultz
Friday, May 6: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Damien Williams & Jesse Cryderman
Friday, May 13: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Steve Kouba
Friday, May 20: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Desiree Irwin
Friday, May 27: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Damien Williams & Jesse Cryderman
Saturday, May 7 & 28: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, John Kattke
Saturday, May 14 & 21: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Andrew Schultz
Saturday, May 7: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Ed Enright
Saturday, May 14: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Mike Archer
Saturday, May 21 & 28: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Steve Kouba

GIBSONS RESTAURANT GROUP
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
1029 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611, 312.266.8999
5464 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018, 847.928.9900
2150 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523, 630.954.0000
www.gibsonssteakhouse.com 
Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House
1024 N Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611, 312.640.0999
55 S Main Street, Naperville, IL 60540, 630.548.3764
www.hugosfrogbar.com 
LUXBAR
18 E Bellevue Place, Chicago, IL 60611, 312.642.3400
www.luxbar.com 
Quartino Ristorante, Pizzeria & Wine Bar
626 N State, Chicago, IL 60654, 312.698.5000
http://www.quartinochicago.com/

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House Naperville Wine Dinner

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House in Naperville is excited to announce the continuation of their monthly Wine Event series with a special five course sit-down wine dinner featuring wines from Louis M. Martini.  Dinner will be led by Winemaker Michael Martini from Louis M. Martini Winery and courses prepared by Executive Chef Jose Sosa.  

Louis M. Martini Winery’s philosophy is that great winemaking begins with great vineyards.  Their wines express the best characteristics of Cabernet, the personality of the special places where the grapes are grown, and the vision and skill of the winemaker in blending balanced, engaging, and memorable wines.

The five course event features courses and pairings like Pan Seared Wild Alaskan Halibut crusted in porcini mushrooms with watercress purée with Louis M. Martini Chardonnay, Pan Roasted Duck Breast in an ancho maple glaze with apple maiche salad and apple potato puree and cranberry demi glaze with Louis M. Martini Napa Cabernet, and Gibsons Prime Angus Strip Steak with Yukon gold potato gnocchi and roasted shallot puree in a red wine sauce reduction with Louis M. Martini Alexander Reserve Cabernet among others.  Complete menu is below.

WHEN:  Tuesday, May 24, 6:30 PM

COST:  $95 per person, all-inclusive

RESERVE:   Reservations are required for this event, call 630.548.3764

WHERE:       Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House – NAPERVILLE
                        
55 S Main Street
                        
Naperville, IL 60540
                        
630.548.3764
                        
www.hugosfrogbar.com 
                        
HOURS: Kitchen 11am-12am Mon-Sat, 11am-11pm Sun
                        Bar 11am-1am Sun-Thurs, 11am-2am Fri-Sat

MENU:          Louis M. Martini Wine Dinner Menu
                        Pan Seared Wild Alaskan Halibut
                        
Porcini Mushroom Crusted, Watercress Purée and Crispy Wild Mushrooms
                        
Louis M. Martini Chardonnay

                        Diver Scallop wrapped in Caul Fat
                        Braised Oxtail and Grilled Ramps
                        
Louis M. Martini Sonoma Cabernet

                        Pan Roasted Duck Breast
                        Ancho Maple Glaze Apple Maiche Salad
                        
Apple Potato Puree and Cranberry Demi Glaze 
                        
Louis M. Martini Napa Cabernet

                        Gibsons Prime Angus Strip Steak
                        Yukon Gold Potato Gnocchi Roasted Shallot Puree
                        
Red Wine Sauce Reduction
                        
Louis M. Martini Alexander Reserve Cabernet

                        Lavender Brownie S’mores
                        Louis M. Martini Monte Rosso

Hugo’s Anniversary Specials and Frog’s Leap Wine Pairings

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House’s Rush Street location is celebrating their 14th anniversary as Chicago’s prime site for fresh fish and seafood with an exciting and thematically appropriate partner: Frog’s Leap.  Executive Chef Daniel Huebschmann has created a menu of seasonal specials that are perfectly paired with a selection of wines from Frog’s Leap, available at special pricing for the entire month of May. Specials are below.

CONTEST:     Guests will have an opportunity to enter into a month-long raffle for a chance to win two tickets to the sold out Frog’s Leap Wine Dinner with winemaker John Williams at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House on May 25 along with a signed bottle of Frog’s Leap, a $350 value. Entries will be accepted at both Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House’s Chicago and Naperville locations.

SPECIALS:    
Pan Fried Soft Shell Crab
$16 Appetizer and $48 Entrée
Frog’s Leap 2009 Napa Sauvignon Blanc ($9/glass, $32/btl)

Halibut en Papillote $36
Frog’s Leap 2009 Napa Chardonnay ($10/glass, $36/btl)

Grilled 16 oz USDA Gibsons Prime Angus Bone-In NY Sirloin $38.75
Frog’s Leap 2007 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon ($14/glass, $50/btl)

WHEN:  Specials available during the month of May

WHERE: Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House – DOWNTOWN
1024 N Rush Street
Chicago, IL 60611
312.640.0999 

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