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Little Beans Cafe - Evanston
Little Beans is a family café and imaginative indoor playground for kids. Their café boasts a delicious assortment of coffee drinks and snacks where parents can enjoy the ambiance of our comfortable café with their tiny tots. At Little Beans, kids have the freedom to play, learn, imagine and create in their custom interactive indoor village and playground. They are truly a destination that is fun for the whole family.
American Toby Jug Museum
The American Toby Jug Museum is home to more than 8,000 Toby and Character jugs, and related derivatives from around the globe. The collection spans the Centuries and features characters representing the times in which they were made, from the oldest dating back to the 1760’s to the most recent ones still in production. It is the largest collection in the world, and is on display and open to the public
Bahá’í House of Worship for North America Dedicates New Welcome Center
A dedication of the new Welcome Center at the Bahá’í House of Worship for North America will take place Sunday, May 3, 2015 from 12:30-5 pm. The Welcome Center is the first major architectural addition to the landmark building since it opened to the public in 1953. The Bahá’í House of Worship, or the Bahá’í Temple, is one of the Illinois Office of Tourism’s “Seven Wonders of Illinois.” It is one of only seven Bahá’í Temples worldwide (an eighth is under construction in Santiago, Chile), and the only one located in North America. The event is free and open to the public. The event will begin with a devotional program in the Auditorium at 12:30 PM, followed by remarks by special guests. Refreshments will then be served at the Open House reception from 2:00-5:00 PM.
Skokie Festival of Cultures
Since its inception in 1991, the Skokie Festival of Cultures has become one of the premier ethnic festivals in Illinois, attracting more than 450,000 visitors and dozens of cultures, all representing Skokie's tremendous diversity. Attendees will take their free 'Tour of the World,' enjoying two days of ethnic folk music and dance, a wide range of food, unique arts and crafts, beer tasting, a merchandise bazaar, and dozens of cultural booths and displays.
The menu is presided over by a silhouette of the peckish pig himself, armed with fork and knife like a cannibal, and divided into sections: The Plank, The Bowl, Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Vegetarian, On Bread, Sides and Desserts. That makes it easy to troll through the menu and hit something from every food group; much of this food is made for sharing, and prices are reasonable, so don’t worry too much about over ordering. Unique menu items include: Duck Confit Mac & Cheese, served with a Sunny-Side Up Egg, Flatbread with Arugula, Serrano Ham, Goat Cheese and Red Onion with a Fig Jam Glaze, Kimchi Potato Cakes with Plum Sauce, Lamb Burger with Cumin Fries, and Beer Big Mussels cooked in beer with onions and bacon just to name a few. Desserts are all made in house by Debbie and they are definitely calorie-worthy. "
In a world chock-full of mass-produced spirits, only few remain truly handcrafted, and small-batched. FEW Spirits are a new take on timeless distilling techniques, and transcend the oft-ordinary taste we’ve all grown accustomed to. Distilled from the very best grains, aged to perfection, and bottled under one roof, FEW remains in worthy hands until distribution.
Koi Chinese and Sushi
Located right in the heart of charming Evanston's restaurant row, Koi brings the bold flavors of the eight different regions of authentic Chinese Cuisine and fresh sushi to every dining experience. The menu brings owner Sandy Chens' love for traditional Chinese cooking to the forefront.
Steak 'n Shake - Evanston
This restaurant serves a full menu including chili, melts, salads, soups and club sandwiches. They are famous for their steak burgers.
Meats are slow-smoked using the greenest hickory wood to ensure the juiciest, most favorable taste. To complement that, a variety of homemade barbeque sauces and other Southern specialities including salads and seafood dishes are offered.
Edzo's Burger Shop
This ubber-popular eatery brings a hand-crafted, quality approach to the iconic Chicago hot dog stand. Featuring freshly-ground burgers, hand-cut-fries, Chicago-style dogs and great shakes.
Le Peep Pancake House & Grill
All your breakfast favorites in a relaxing and comfortable environment.
Food that is comfortingly familiar, yet excitingly unexpected. Quince serves contemporary American cuisine in the heart of Evanston. Offering an outstanding dining experience in a lively and comfortable setting, all at an approachable price.
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Enjoy the atmosphere and ethnicity of good, fresh food served at the counter. Specialties include burrittos and margaritas.
Among the North Shore's finest Italian restaurants tucked inside the historic Margarita European Inn. Pensiero Ristorante serves Italian fare prepared from the finest imported ingredients. The moment you enter the room, you know you are in for a special dining experience. The menu is seasonally inspired and the wine list is sure to compliment your dining experience. During the summer, dine outdoors in the lovely garden terrace.
A Big Ten school and one of the leading universities in the U.S. Its Evanston campus is on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan. Founded in 1851, this renowned educational institution is rich in stunning architecture. More than 150 historically significant and interesting sites on campus are featured in various walking tours, each taking approximately 30 minutes to complete. Highlights include the Arch, University Hall and the Arts Circle.
Dixie Kitchen and Bait Shop
Dixie Kitchen "brings the best of Southern delta cooking North". Specialites include gumbo, red beans & rice, and peach cobbler. Don't foret the Dixie beer!
A perfect spot to enjoy excellent Italian cuisine in downtown Skokie. Brothers Ruben and Oscar serve all dishes made to order and the wine options combine perfectly with each dish. Pastas as well as meat and fish dishes round out a full range of entree options. Desserts should not be missed with the cannoli made fresh on site. Serving lunch and dinner.
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant
Conveniently located in the heart of the North Shore at Westfield Old Orchard Shopping Center. The perfect spot for an intimate dinner for two or a large celebration for 300 people. You'll love our beautiful mahogany decor and stained glass windows; and with a fresh list and menu that changes twice daily, we are excited to offer you the freshest dining experience.
The perfect place for before, during or after the game. Menu features a variety of entrees, sandwiches and appetizers. Satellite TV in the bar. No better place to watch the game.
From Pad Thai to curry, Thai Sookdee offers a generous portions. Numerous vegetarian options. Delivery starts at 5pm.
Conviently located at the Central St. "El" station, Mandarin Garden offers classic Chinese dishes.
Johny Rockets is a place where you can sit in a red-padded booth, play your favorite song and eat some good old-fashioned hamburgers and more.
Flat Top Grill
Create your own stir-fry meal. Offering more than 25 ingredients including traditional and exotic fruits and vegetables, a selection of rice and noodles, signature handcrafted sauces, prime beef tenderloin and seasonal offerings including game and seafood. Also featuring Asian inspired appetizers, homemade desserts, and a full bar featuring Tiki drinks and urban cocktails.
Evanston Thai restaurant. Order online for pickup or delivery. Vegetarian kids' options.