Quay New Cocktail Menu

Quay Restaurant & Bar has unveiled a new menu of creative cocktails perfect for cooling down this summer.  Guests can sip on specialty drinks from $10 to $12 each including the Red Gingham, The Writer’s Choice, Dulcet Arpía and more.  Additionally, the new menu offers a choice of mocktails (non-alcoholic cocktails) for $6 each.  A sample of the menu is below and the complete menu is available upon request.

SAMPLE OF MENU:

MOCKTAILS
Market Punch, $6
Strawberry, basil, simple syrup, lemon, lime, ginger ale 

The Lucy, $6
Cucumber, ginger syrup, lemon, ginger beer 

COCKTAILS
The Meanest Flower, $11
The Botanist Gin, lemon, rose water infused cherry compote 

Red Gingham, $10
10 Cane Rum, lime, simple syrup, watermelon, cucumber, soda

121 Express, $10
Cucumber infused New Amsterdam vodka, lime, ginger beer

The Writer’s Choice, $10
Ron Zacapa, Luxardo, grapefruit, sugar

Dulcet Arpía, $11
Avion Silver Tequila, agave nectar, Grand Marnier, red pepper, jalapeno, lime

QUAY RESTAURANT & BAR
465 East Illinois
Chicago, 60611
312.981.8400
www.quaychicago.com

HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM
BRUNCH:
Saturday and Sunday:  8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

National Hamburger and BBQ Month Specials



CITY EVENTS

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

Chicago Cut Steakhouse Boasts USDA Prime, Dry Aged Burger
May 1 – 31
$14
In celebration of National Hamburger Month, Chicago Cut Steakhouse invites Chicagoans to try its famous 12-ounce Chicago Cut Prime Burger ($14).  In line with all of its top quality steaks and chops, the burger is crafted from USDA Prime, dry-aged, ribeye and sirloin meats.  It is served with fresh, handmade fries on a buttery brioche bun with Boston lettuce, organic tomatoes, Rio red onions and dill pickle.  

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

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

National Barbecue Month at Chicago q
May 1 – 31
Chicago q is Chicago’s hottest spot for upscale barbecue, and the perfect place to celebrate National Barbecue Month this May.  Open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, the menu features “Competition” Baby Back and St. Louis Ribs, Kobe Beef Ribs, Smoked Half Chicken, and Kobe Chopped Brisket, Pulled Pork, and Chicken Sandwiches.  Classic barbecue sides include Honey Butter Cornbread, Braised Greens, Kobe Brisket Baked Beans and a seasonal vegetable.  Chicago q’s high-quality meats are all smoked in-house in Chicago q’s 1,000-pound Southern Pride smoker.

Chef/Partner Lee Ann Whippen is no stranger when it comes to barbecue.  She is the Lead Pitmaster for Wood Chick’s BBQ Competition Cooking Team, Kansas City Barbecue Society Member, has more than 14-years competitive BBQ cooking experience, is the winner of the pulled pork competition on “Throwdown! with Bobby Flay” and has appeared on TLC’s “BBQ Pitmasters.”

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

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

National Hamburger Month with the Gemini Burger
May 1 – 31
$14
Gemini Bistro, Lincoln Park’s favorite place for contemporary-American fare, invites patrons to try its signature Gemini Burger ($14) throughout the month of May.  The 8-ounce prime beef burger is layered with crispy smoked bacon and choice of cheese atop a soft potato bun, served with fries.

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

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

Gibsons USDA Prime Angus Beef Burgers at LUXBAR
In celebration of National Hamburger Month, LUXBAR invites guests to enjoy burgers and sliders at this Gold Coast hotspot.  Featured burgers include the LUX Royale, Bacon & Cheddar, Sunrise, Patty Melt and more.  LUXBAR’s slider menu features favorites like Filet Mignon & Lobster, and Buttermilk Fried Chicken.  See full menu below.

LUXBAR proudly serves ground Gibsons USDA Prime Angus Beef.  Gibsons Restaurant Group is the only restaurant in the country to have their own USDA certification; LUXBAR serves USDA Process Verified Gibsons Prime Angus Beef.  More information about this certification available upon request.

LUXBAR BURGERS
(All served with handcut fries)
- LUX Royale: stacked and layered with American cheese, sautéed onions, pretzel bun, $12.50
- Classic: lettuce, tomato, onion, sesame seed bun, $11.50
- My Big “Greek” Burger: topped with shredded braised lamb shank, tzatziki, marinated tomatoes, onions, arugula, sesame seed bun, $13.50
- Sunrise: fried egg, maple & whiskey house-smoked bacon, American cheese, sesame seed bun, $12.00
- Turkey: lettuce, tomato, onion, sesame seed bun, $12.75
- Veggie: made with basmati brown rice, veggies and cashews, sesame seed bun, $11
- Portobello Mushroom & Gruyere: grilled sliced Portobello mushroom, gruyere cheese, sesame seed bun, $13.25
- Bacon & Cheddar: maple & whiskey house-smoked bacon, four-year aged cheddar, sesame bun, $13.25
- Patty Melt: caramelized onions, gruyere cheese, toasted rye, $12.50
- Bleu Cheese Fondue: Black River Farms blue cheese fondue, pretzel roll, $13.25

LUXBAR SLIDERS
- Filet Mignon: maitre d’ butter, $4.75
- Filet Mignon & Lobster: filet mignon & lobster patty, arugula, chive-lemon mayo, $6.50
- Turkey Burger: tomato & pickles, $3.75
- Buttermilk Fried Chicken: tomato & bacon-mayo, $3.75
- Pulled Pork: bbq sauce & pickle, $4
- Cross Town Classic: Sheboygan brat patty, Paulina market polish, sauerkraut, onions, mustard, pretzel bun, $4
- Blackened Tilapia: hot pink mayo, $4
- Slider Combo: any two gold coast sliders (excluding filet & lobster); choice of soup or house salad, $11.75
- Filet & Lobster Slider Combo: two sliders; choice of soup or house salad, $15.25

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

PIONEER TAVERN GROUP
FRONTIER
1072 North Milwaukee | Chicago, IL 60642 | 773.772.4322 | www.thefrontierchicago.com
LOTTIE’S PUB
1925 W Cortland | Chicago, IL 60622 | 773.489.0738 | www.lottiespub.com
THE PONY
1638 West Belmont | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.828.5055 | www.theponychicago.com

Pioneer Tavern Group Celebrates National Hamburger Month
May 1 – 31
In honor of National Hamburger Month, Pioneer Tavern Group invites Chicagoans to sample special blend burgers throughout May.  Corporate Executive Chef Brian Jupiter developed the $10 “Pioneer Burger”, available at both Lottie’s Pub and The Pony along with the $12 “Cook’s Bison Ranch Burger”, available only at Frontier.  Burger descriptions below. Photos available upon request.

LOTTIE’S PUB & THE PONY:
Pioneer Burger | House ground short rib, chuck and brisket burger, aged cheddar, lettuce, tomato and onion. Served with fries. $10

FRONTIER:
Cook’s Bison Ranch Burger | Hook’s Tilston blue cheese, house-smoked bacon. Served with hand-cut fries. $12

FRONTIER 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: 10:00 AM to 3:00 AM | Sunday: 10:00 AM to 2:00 AM
LOTTIE’S HOURS: Sunday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM
THE PONY HOURS: Monday – Friday: 4:00 PM – 2:00 AM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM | Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM

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

National Hamburger and Barbecue Month at Porkchop
May 1 – 31
$5.50 (regularly $11)
Porkchop invites guests to try its signature BBQ Burger for half-off in observance of both National Hamburger and Barbecue Month.  The BBQ Burger is a half-pound, topped with Swiss cheese, bacon, mushrooms and BBQ sauce, served with fries and slaw ($5.50 during May).  The Southern-style restaurant is known for its other barbecue specialties like Chipotle Bourbon BBQ Baby Back Ribs ($24), Sliced Brisket ($14) and Pulled Pork Sandwich ($11).

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

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

$5 Burger Mondays at Quay
Every Monday in May (May 7, 14, 21 and 28)
$5
In celebration of National Hamburger Month this May, Quay Restaurant & Bar invites guests to enjoy their 10-ounce Prime Beef Burger and Fries for only $5 every Monday at lunch and dinner.  Restrictions: Dine in only.  Not valid with any other offer.  One per person.

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

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

Chicago Burger Bible’s #1 Burger
$11 (includes pomme frites) at lunch and dinner
After sampling Rosebud Prime’s burger, ChicagoBurgerBible.com ranked the dish Chicago’s #1 Burger.  The fourteen-ounce burger is served on a pretzel roll with choice of toppings like lettuce, tomatoes and pickles (cheese, bacon, caramelized onions and grilled mushrooms cost additional).  Photo available upon request.  For full review, please visit http://chicagoburgerbible.com/rosebud-prime/.

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

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

Tavern on Rush Celebrates National Hamburger Month
May 1 – 31
$11.25 – $19.95
Tavern On Rush, a Gold Coast favorite, will highlight several new burgers from its recently launched new menu in celebration of National Hamburger Month this May.  Executive Chef John Gatsos now chargrills all of his burgers, which enhances the flavor of the meat and ensures a nice crust outside and juicy center.  The updated burgers include Tavern Angus Burger, Kobe Beef, Turkey, Naked Veggie, and Tavern Steak, a delicious blend of short rib, brisket and ground chuck.  They also offer a variety of sliders including Angus and Filet Mignon.

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

SUBURBAN EVENTS

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

Porter’s Pub Celebrates Hamburger Month with Sticky Fingers Burger
May 1 – 31
$9.50
Porter’s Pub in Elgin invites patrons to try its unique Sticky Fingers Burger throughout May.  The burger is topped with cheese and bacon and is served on a glazed donut in place of the traditional bun.  This decadent treat is plated with thick cut fries and is both sweet and savory.  The pub offers a variety of other burgers including the Bowes Burger (bacon, lettuce, cheese, tomato, onion, pretzel roll; $9.75), the Bunker Burger (two quarter-pound burgers, stuffed with a thick layer of smashing potatoes, cheddar cheese, bacon; $9.75) and a Turkey Burger (cranberry, mayonnaise, all the trimmings; $9.95).

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

$5 Burgers at Rosebud Naperville
May 1 – 31
$5
In celebration of National Hamburger Month this May, Rosebud Italian Specialties & Pizzeria in Naperville invites guests to indulge in a $5 hamburger and fries special available at lunch only, Monday through Friday.

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

$5 Burgers at Rosebud Schaumburg
May 1 – 31
$5
In celebration of National Hamburger Month this May, Rosebud Old World in Schaumburg invites guests to indulge in a $5 hamburger and fries special available at lunch only, Monday through Friday.

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

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

 

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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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Quay House Brunch Saturdays

Quay Restaurant & Bar invites guests to the new House Brunch on Saturdays located in the Atrium Lounge.  The event will be held every Saturday and will feature House Music from DJ Jordan V, Quay’s brunch menu items and bottle specials.  The brunch menu includes items like House-smoked Salmon Benedict, Bananas Foster French Toast, Chicken Hash and more, ranging in cost from $7 and up.  The full menus are available upon request.


WHEN: Every Saturday beginning April 14 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

COST: No Cover

RESERVE: Guest List and Bottle Service RSVP: info@diamondnightchicago.com

 

QUAY RESTAURANT & BAR
465 East Illinois
Chicago, 60611
312.981.8400
www.quaychicago.com

HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM 
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM
BRUNCH: 
Saturday and Sunday:  8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Quay Blackhawks Bus Trip

Quay will host an exclusive Blackhawks Bus Trip on Monday, December 26 for the 7:30 PM Chicago Blackhawks vs. Columbus Blue Jackets game.  For $80 per person, guests will receive appetizers, domestic beer and wine at Quay from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, a bus ride to and from the United Center, and a ticket to the hockey game.  Limited space is available, and tickets can be purchased by calling the restaurant at (312) 981-8400.
WHEN:      Monday, December 26
Beginning at 5:30 PM, bus leaves at 6:30 PM

COST:         $80 per person all inclusive

RESERVE:   Limited Space Available, Call (312) 981-8400

QUAY RESTAURANT & BAR
465 East Illinois
Chicago, 60611
312.981.8400
www.quaychicago.com

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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

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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.

Thanksgiving Specials and Events Around Chicago


CITY EVENTS

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

Bistronomic Presents Four-Course Thanksgiving Menu
Thursday, November 24
$55 adults, $20 children, $10 children 5 and under
Guests are invited to celebrate Thanksgiving with Bistronomic’s exclusive four-course menu.  On Thursday, November 24 from 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM, diners will enjoy a customizable menu featuring four different choices for each course.  In addition to traditional French-inspired Thanksgiving favorites, Chef Martial Noguier has crafted this menu to include a vegetarian option for each course.

Featured items include foie gras and chicken liver terrine (mizuna salad, crispy apple, hazelnut vinaigrette), baby spinach lyonnaise (poached farm egg, bacon lardons, shallot vinaigrette), roasted farm turkey (hillside orchards chestnut stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, glazed quince), wild mushroom ravioli (duxelle, Parmesan shaving, truffle oil), apple crepes (turbinado sugar and caramel sauce) and more.  Complete menu available upon request.  Reservations required – 312-944-8400

HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Friday & Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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

Chicago Cut Steakhouse Thanksgiving Prix Fixe
Thursday, November 24
Adults – $49.95, Kids – $25, Kids 2 and under are FREE
Chicago Cut Steakhouse invites guests to celebrate Thanksgiving with a celebratory prix fixe menu.  On Thursday, November 24 from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM, guests can enjoy traditional Thanksgiving favorites like Butternut Squash Soup, Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans Almondine and more.  For the main event, Chicago Cut Steakhouse presents a Maple Glazed Roasted Turkey complete with cornbread stuffing and Rhode Island Cranberry Sauce.  Families will finish off the meal with something sweet – Pumpkin Pie (with cinnamon whipped cream), Apple Pie (with Homer’s vanilla ice cream) or Georgia Pecan Pie (with Homer’s vanilla ice cream).  Complete menu available upon request.  Reservations Required: (312) 329-1800

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

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

Chicago q Dine In or Thanksgiving To Go
Thursday, November 24, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Chicago q, the city’s hottest spot for upscale barbecue, invites Chicagoans to take the day off this Thanksgiving and enjoy a classic Thanksgiving feast at the hands of award-winning Chef/Partner Lee Ann Whippen.  The Chicago q Thanksgiving is available for dine-in or carry out and can accommodate a holiday meal for up to 14 guests.

The star of Chicago q’s Thanksgiving feast is Whippen’s Free Range Smoked Turkey, smoked in-house and accompanied by Roasted Turkey Gravy and Cranberry Orange Compote.  Sides include Haricot Vert, Pork Belly and Caramelized Onion Casserole, Whipped New Red and Yukon Gold Potatoes, Pork Sausage and Granny Smith Apple Stuffing, and Candied Fingerling Sweet Potatoes.  The meal has a sweet finish with options like q Bourbon Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Sugar Glaze, House-Made Pumpkin Pie and Traditional Carrot Cake.  Complete menu available upon request.

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

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

Thanksgiving Weekend Champagne Cruises
Thursday, November 24
Thanksgiving Afternoon Lunch Cruise
Board 2:00 PM, Cruise 2:30 – 4:30 PM, Price $40.90; Kids $24.95 (Age 2 and under are free)
Family Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise
Board 6:00 PM, Cruise 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM, $69.90; $41.95 (Age 2 and under are free)
Odyssey Cruises announces two special Thanksgiving Holiday Cruises on November 24 with a traditional buffet menu including Thanksgiving favorites.  Guests can enjoy Thanksgiving without the hassle of cooking and entertaining at home with a unique and festive Thanksgiving celebration complete with DJ entertainment and the gorgeous skyline as a backdrop.

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

Thanksgiving Turkeys To-Go at Frontier
$4.50 per pound
Frontier will be closed on Thanksgiving Day but is offering guests the option to order Turkeys To-Go which will be available for pick up on Thanksgiving Day from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Available sides for a la carte pricing include Five-Cheese Mac, Cornbread Stuffing, Sweet Potato Puree and more.

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

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

Black Dog Gelato for Thanksgiving
November
This November, Gemini Bistro offers three signature gelato flavors from gourmet Chicago gelateria Black Dog Gelato perfect for Thanksgiving season.  Featured flavors are the Half Acre’s Baume Stout, Pumpkin Spice, and a decadent Chocolate Coffee Toffee.  The Thanksgiving gelato trio is available for $7.

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

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

ItaliAsia Thanksgiving Buffet
Thursday, November 24
$24.95 for adults and $15.95 for children 12 and under
Guests are invited to celebrate Thanksgiving in style this year at ItaliAsia Restaurant in the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza.  From 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Italiasia will offer a unique Italian-Asian inspired Thanksgiving Buffet featuring an array of items.  Lunch and dinner service from the regular menu will also be available in addition to the buffet.  Buffet menu items will include: Chicken Won Ton Soup, Tuscan Puree White Bean Soup, Honey Glazed Country Ham, Roasted Fresh Amish Tom Turkey with Country Giblet Gravy, Country Stuffing, Fresh Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Fresh Roasted Sweet Corn, Pasta Bolognese, Mediterranean Salad, Fresh Mozzarella with Roma Tomatoes, Roasted Asparagus and Wild Mushroom Tortellini Salad, Mini Assorted Pastries, Pumpkin Pie with Fresh Cream, Sweet Potato Pie, Pecan Pie and much more.  Full menu available upon request.  Reservations are required.

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

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

LM Restaurant Presents Thanksgiving Menu
Thursday, November 24, 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM
$45 per person (tax and gratuity excluded)
LM Restaurant, Lincoln Square’s authentic French gastro bistro, announces their exclusive Thanksgiving Tasting Menu.  On Thanksgiving, Executive Chef Justin Perdue will present a $45 four-course menu complete with holiday favorites like Chestnut Soup, Slow Cooked Turkey Breast, Sweet Potato Gratin, Pumpkin Tart and more; complete menu available upon request.  The regular LM Restaurant menu will also be available.

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

Lottie’s Open for Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 24
Lottie’s will open at 5:00 PM on Thanksgiving with Thursday specials including $4 Italian Beef Sandwich, $6 32-oz Miller Lite and Coors Light Drafts and $4 SoCo Lime Shots.

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

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

Thanksgiving at Quay
Thursday, November 24
Adults: $27.95; Kids $13.95
Quay Restaurant & Bar will offer a special Thanksgiving menu from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day.  Menu options include Oven Roasted Organic Turkey (Choice of light or dark or both), Wild Mushroom Stuffing, Cranberry Relish, Sweet Potato Pave with Candied Pecans and Maple Syrup Strussel, Applewood Smoked Bacon and Brussel Sprouts, House Made Turkey Gravy, Sweet Corn Pudding, Pumpkin Pie with Vanilla Bean Whip Cream, Apple Pie with Chocolate Ice Cream.  A limited menu will also be available in addition to the Thanksgiving menu.

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

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

Thanksgiving Sides and Pies To Go
This Thanksgiving, TABLE fifty-two invites Chicagoans to bring a little TABLE to their Thanksgiving table with classic southern sides and homemade pies to go.  Some of Chef Art Smith’s savory sides include an indulgent Three-Cheese Mac, Sweet Potatoes, Braised Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey and a Turkey Brining Kit.

No Thanksgiving meal is complete without homemade pies from TABLE fifty-two’s Pastry Chef Celese “CeCe” Campise.  She is serving all of the classics this Thanksgiving: a classic southern Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie, and a decadent Sweet Potato Pie with Bourbon Marshmallow.  Complete menu is available upon request.

All orders must be placed by 7:00 PM on Saturday, November 19, and reheating instructions will be available at pick-up.  Questions/orders: reservations@tablefifty-two.com.  Available Pick-Up Times:
– Tuesday, November 22: 9 – 11 AM, 11 AM – 1 PM, 1 – 3 PM
– Wednesday, November 23: 9 – 11 AM, 11 AM – 1 PM, 1 – 3 PM

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

Thanksgiving Dinner and To Go at Tavern on Rush
Thursday, November 24
$39.95 adults; $15.95 children under 12
Beginning at 11:00 AM on Thanksgiving Day, Tavern on Rush will host a traditional 3-course Thanksgiving dinner including Roasted Acorn Squash Soup, Whole Carved Turkey, Chestnut Stuffing, Sweet Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, Homemade Cranberry Sauce, Homemade Gravy, Autumn Vegetables, an Assortment of Freshly Baked Breads, Pumpkin Pie, Warm Apple Cobbler and Organic Carrot Cake.  For parties of 4 or more, family-style service will be available.  Reservations are required.

The carry out Thanksgiving Dinner Service will also be available for the same prices per person by calling 312.664.9600.

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

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

The Scout Open on Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 24
The Scout will be open from 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM on Thanksgiving Day.  There will be a Turkey Dinner a la carte menu, in addition to a limited menu.

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

Thanksgiving Day at Tribute
Thursday, November 24
$5 – $21
Tribute will feature an a la carte Thanksgiving Day menu from 5:00 PM until 10.30 PM
featuring Roasted Turkey Breast, Pan Gravy, Creamy Mashed Potato, and Green Beans with Bacon ($21).  Sides will be also be available for $5 each and include Stuffing, Candied Sweet Potato and Cranberry Sauce.  Dessert options include Pecan Pie ($7) and Pumpkin Pie ($7).  The recommended beverage pairings for the Thanksgiving specials are 2010 Verget Macon Villages, Burgundy Wine, Chablis ($11/glass) and the Centipede Cocktail featuring muddled cucumber and rosemary, Bols Genever, hibiscus syrup, fresh lemon, topped with soda ($12).  The regular menu will also be available.  Reservations are recommended.

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

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

Vino 100 Thanksgiving Wines
Under $25 Each
Chicagoans can pick up the perfect wine pairing for Thanksgiving 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.

Thanksgiving Wine Recommendations
SPARKLING
Mionetto Prosecco, Camile Braun Cremant d’Alsace, Santa Julia
Brut Rose, Veuve du Vernay Brut

WHITES
St. Christopher Gewurztraminer, Ventana Riesling, Jean-Luc
Colombo Viognier, Heron Chardonnay, Clif Family The Climber Sauvignon
Blanc, Chapoutier La Ciboise Blanc

REDS
Mountainview Pinot Noir, Tandem Peleton, Jacky Janodet
Beaujolais-Villages, Lang & Reed Cabernet Franc, Silk Oak Old Vine
Zinfandel

ROSE
Barnard Griffin Rose of Sangiovese

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

Wilberry Open on Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 24
Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe, located downtown adjacent to the Prudential Plaza, will be open from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day.

SUBURBAN EVENTS

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

3-Course Thanksgiving Dinner at Carlucci
Thursday, November 24
$30.95 adults and $14.95 for children
Carlucci Restaurant in Downers Grove will offer a 3-course dinner available 11:30 AM – 7:00 PM.  Menu items will include Spiced Roasted Pumpkin and Apple Soup, Balsamic Glazed Turkey served with Gravy, Sausage-Chestnut Ciabatta Stuffing, Sicilian Crushed Potatoes, Maple Glazed and Baked Sweet Potato, Butternut Squash Ravioli, Spit Roasted Duck, Butternut Squash Tiramisu, Pumpkin Pie and much more.  Full menu available upon request.  Reservations are required.  The regular children’s menu will also be 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

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

Thanksgiving at Porter’s Pub
Thursday, November 24; 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Adults: $29.95, Kids 6-10: $12.95, 5 and under: FREE
Porter’s Pub invites guests to celebrate Thanksgiving with their exclusive holiday menu.  Families will enjoy such Thanksgiving favorites as Smashed Potatoes with Gravy, Balsamic Glazed Turkey, Sausage Stuffing, Cranberry Orange Relish and more.  Diners can finish off the meal with something sweet including Pumpkin Pie with Maple Whipped Cream, Marshmallow Creme Brulee, Pecan Pie and more. In addition to the Thanksgiving Menu, a limited selection of the regular Porter’s Pub menu items will also be available.  Reservations Recommended – 847.214.5877.

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

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

Thanksgiving at Tuscany Wheeling
Thursday, November 24
$24.95 – $120
Tuscany in Wheeling will serve a seasonal Thanksgiving prix fixe dinner for $24.95 per person featuring Turkey, Mashed and Sweet Potatoes, Gravy, Green Bean Casserole, Cranberry Sauce, Stuffing and a slice of Pumpkin Pie.  Open for Dinner: 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM; reservations required.

In addition, they will offer Turkeys To-Go.  Guests can choose between a 15 lb turkey for $100 or a 20 lb Turkey for $120.  Both come with all of the traditional sides.  Turkey pick-up will be available between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day.  To place an order call (847) 465-9988.

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

Quay Restaurant & Bar Fight Night

Chicagoans are invited to view the highly anticipated Manny Pacquiao vs. Sergio Marquez fight LIVE from the MGM Las Vegas on Saturday, November 12 at Quay Restaurant & Bar in Streeterville.  The HBO Pay-Per-View broadcast will be presented live on the plasma TVs in the front bar beginning at 8:00 PM.

While there, guests can enjoy Quay’s signature bar appetizers for $8 – $13 each including Bacon Sliders, Mushroom Flatbread, Breaded Oysters, Mussels, Calamari, Tarte Flambe, Duck Confit Nachos, Quay Crab Cakes, Wisconsin Cheddar Sliders and more.

WHEN:       Saturday, November 12
Beginning at 8:00 PM

COST:         No Cover

RESERVE:   No reservations required

QUAY RESTAURANT & BAR
465 East Illinois
Chicago, 60611
312.981.8400
www.quaychicago.com

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