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A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens’ timeless tale of hope and redemption comes to life in an enchanting 35th anniversary production that promises more magic and merriment than ever before. Join us as we celebrate three and a half decades of the beloved holiday tradition, and experience the electrifying arrival of the ghosts, the jubilant musical numbers, the “Bah Humbugs” and Scrooge’s joyful discovery of life and love.
Maz Jobrani at UP Comedy
Maz Jobrani is a founding member of The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, which aired on Comedy Central in 2007. He has had two Showtime comedy specials, I Come In Peace and Brown and Friendly, and performs stand-up comedy around the world, including the Middle East where he performed in front of the King of Jordan. Maz starred in the films Friday After Next, 13 Going on 30, and The Interpreter. On TV he was a regular on ABC's Knights of Prosperity and FOX's Life on a Stick. He also recurred on ABC's Better Off Ted. Maz has guest starred on Curb Your Enthusiasm, 24, ER, NYPD Blue, Traffic Light, Man Up, Men at Work, and most recently Whitney. He has performed his standup on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and Lopez Tonight. He has been featured on NPR, CNN, The BBC and in print in The New York Times, Time Magazine, and Newsweek. Maz also co-hosts a popular podcast about fatherhood called “Minivan Men,” and currently is gearing up to shoot JIMMY VESTVOOD: AMERIKAN HERO, a feature which he co-wrote and is starring in.
Kyle Kinane at UP Comedy
Kyle Kinane has been up and at it for almost half his life, mostly searching for what "it" might be. In 1999, Kyle realized there might be something more to it all than pulling nights at a suburban gas station. "Something more" has taken him to comedy festivals across the US, Canada, and England. He has performed in the Leicester, Vancouver, Washington DC, Portland, Just For Laughs/Chicago, and the USCAF/Aspen comedy festivals, and his nights are now occupied with performances at popular venues such as the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre in Los Angeles and the national chain of Improv comedy clubs. He has been on the TV via "Last Call with Carson Daly," "The Very Funny Show" on TBS, "The World Stands Up" on the BBC and the Judd Apatow production Funny People. He was called "bleak and misanthropic" by the London Evening Standard, which he still feels may be a compliment. He is a regular opener for headliners such as Patton Oswalt and Brian Posehn. Askmen.com rated him #5 on their top 10 list of upcoming comedians.
American Toby Jug Museum
Showcasing the largest collection of Toby and Character Jugs in the world including many rare and unique jugs within the complete Royal Doulton collection. On display are over 6,000 pieces illustrating their evolution from inception circa 1765 to the present day. Admission is free.
This sophisticated North Shore hotel is a Four Diamond Award winner and a recipient of the 2012 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Located in the heart of downtown Evanston, The Hilton Orrington’s focus is on superior guest service, and its 269 guest rooms join contemporary style and historic elegance. Enjoy updated modern amenities, including complimentary wireless high speed internet in all the public spaced as well as a variety of dining and lounge options, including Globe Café and the Indigo Lounge.
8th Annual Kite Festival
In the open area near Evening Island, enjoy soaring stunt kite performances set to music by members of the Chicago Fire Kite Team and members of the Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois. The Chicago Fire Kite Team has been competing and demonstrating team sport kite ballet and precision since 1986. Invited to kite festivals around the world, they have flown in front of friendly crowds in England, France, Japan, and Canada as well as the United States. Free.
Chicago Botanic Garden Farmer's Market
First and third Sundays of the month (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) Gather seasonal produce, flowers, herbs, and other local, sustainable products at this bimonthly Garden event that is held rain or shine. Talk with vendors and sample fresh fare. Visitors may purchase a special market bag from the Garden Shop to carry their purchases home. Free admission; $25 per car (includes tax) .
Evanston Symphony Orchestra
The ESO was founded in 1945 by a handful of veteran and amateur musicians who were passionate about making music together. Concerts take place on Saturdays at 2:30 PM.
Ignite wonder, curiosity and creative exploration at Make-A-Messterpiece, the ultimate kids’ creative studio! Come see what the mess is all about by participating in hands-on activities: Kids’ Creative Kitchen, Bubble’ology, Drum Roll, Lil’ Sprouts, and Experimentation Station. Kids are encouraged to unlock their inner innovation and explore their inner creativity in an atmosphere built just for them. Say yes to the mess! Best of all, every child learns the responsibility of cleaning up after themselves. Also within Make-A-Messterpiece is Club M, a relaxing space for parents and caregivers to enjoy while kids explore and play. Adult take-home projects are available for groups of 10 or more with advance notice.
The Vine Martini & Wine Bar
The Vine first started out as a small tapas bar and within two years had expanded their bar and restaurant into a full operation that continues to focus on using fresh and local ingredients and features over 75 cocktails. Everything, from food to drinks, is made in-house and prepared to order. We hope you enjoy your time at The Vine as much as we enjoy having you here.
Crowne Plaza Chicago-Northbrook
Conveniently located near popular area attractions like the Botanic Gardens, Allstate Concert Arena, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Woodfield Mall, the Crowne Plaza Northbrook’s 318 guest rooms feature free high-speed Internet access, a microwave, fridge, work desk and 32” flat panel TV. There is a Health and Fitness Center which has an outdoor pool. Willows, is the hotel’s full-service restaurant and The Scoreboard is the lobby bar.
Cuneo Mansion and Gardens
The opulent Cuneo Museum and Gardens, located on 75 acres and dotted with formal gardens and statuary was the perfect setting for the wedding scenes in "My Best Friend's Wedding." The gazebo where the best friends were caught kissing was built specifically for the film, but Cuneo's owners liked it so much they decided to keep it permanently. Take a guided tour through the historic Mediterranean-style Cuneo mansion to see Renaissance artworks and lavish European furnishings.
CITY: Vernon Hills
Explore your creative side at this unique painting studio. A team of talented artists will guide your painting stroke-by-stroke or, for the more advanced, unleash your creativity on your own canvas. Be amazed at the masterpiece that can be created with a little professional guidance. The studio’s carefully designed featured paintings are user-friendly and address all skill levels. Day and evening times are available with or without supervision. Wonderful entertainment option for individuals of all ages including children.
Hamilton Lakes is home to Chicagoland's largest fireworks display synced to music as well as an annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games. The lakes also offers several fields good for soccer tournaments and other outdoor activities.
National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series
Seventy-mile per hour riseballs, 240-foot frozen ropes, soft hands and lightning-quick reactions all wound into seven feverish innings of gritty, gutsy, fast-paced action. Welcome to hard-hittin', fast-pitchin', affordable family fun. Welcome to National Pro Fastpitch! (NPF)
Christopher Titus at UP Comedy
Employing what he’s labeled “hard funny,” Christopher Titus has released three comedy albums in as many years and has had three one-hour comedy specials on Comedy Central. After years of experimentation with dark and personal storytelling, he debuted his one-man show “Norman Rockwell is Bleeding” at the Hudson Theater in Los Angeles. It was from this performance that the dark comedy, “Titus,” was born on Fox. The show earned Titus a Writer’s Guild nomination as well as an Emmy nomination, and Newsday called him “TV’s most original voice since Seinfeld.” After watching Christopher Titus perform live, there is no doubt that he is one of the best comics working today. With the complete package of comedy, acting and writing, there hasn’t been someone like him in a long time.
Chicago Rush vs. Cleveland Gladiators
Come out and watch the Rush vs. the Gladiators! The Chicago Rush, who has the largest market in the Arena Football League, has played at the Allstate Arena since 2001. The team has qualified for the playoffs eleven out of twelve seasons and won the AFL championship, ArenaBowl XX in 2006. During its history, the team has won its division five times and advanced to the AFL Conference Championship six times, including four consecutive appearances from 2004 to 2007.
Free Event. Bringing the best of Chicago's Northwest area attractions to you! Meet, greet, and play with Chicagoland's most lovable attraction mascots during Character Caravan! This one-of-a-kind free event lets you discover some of Chicagoland's best attractions. Games, prizes, face painting, goodie bags, and photos with your favorite Characters. Rain or Shine! Registration is required to receive goodie bag, limited to the first 500 registered children. Deadline for registration is May 31, 2013.
Dave Foley at UP Comedy
Join us for a night of stand-up with Kids in the Hall alum, Dave Foley. After the successful television run of Kids in the Hall, Dave signed onto the long running NBC series, Newsradio. In between seasons, he forged a feature film career that is still very active today. In addition to his comedic work, Foley has also been seen in HBO’s critically-acclaimed mini-series From the Earth to the Moon.
Ian Bagg at UP Comedy
Do not miss your chance to see Ian. After moving to New York City, he quickly became a regular at all the major comedy clubs. After a short three years in New York, Ian had made three appearances on NBC’s “The Conan O’Brien Show”, rocked HBO’s “Aspen Comedy Festival”, and destroyed “Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival”. He has worked as a correspondent for MySpace, hosted Ripe TV’s “The Hollywood Burn” and even had his own live talk show “The Ian Bagg Show”. He’s added credits like NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn” and CBS’s “The Craig Ferguson Show”. He was able to be apart of a half hour comedy special, “A Comic’s Climb” from HBO and “Comedy Central Presents Ian Bagg." In love with the art of stand up, he was thrilled when The History Channel asked him to be a part of their special, “The History of the Joke”.
Deerfield's Annual Fine Arts Festival
Fun for the whole family featuring art from across the U.S., live music, catered festival food, kid's art activities and more! Artists representing media such as painting, photography, jewelry, fiber, sculpture, mixed media and ceramics hail from 20 states will be exhibiting. New this year will be Dancing in the Streets with the Big Band Sound of Deerfield, featuring Bob Gand, followed by Blue Road Band, featuring Special Guest Shirley King.
WWE Payback at the Allstate Arena June 16
Chicago's Allstate Arena will again play home to WWE history when it hosts the first-ever edition of WWE Payback, live on pay-per-view, on Sunday, June 16 at 6:30 PM. Find out how to get tickets to the groundbreaking event at http://www.wwe.com/shows/wwe-payback.
Tony Rock at UP Comedy
American actor and stand-up comic Tony Rock, the younger brother of actor Chris Rock, grew up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, one of the toughest neighborhoods in Brooklyn. His first big break came when he booked some comedy gigs in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and soon after he was named one of the hot young talents to come out of New York in 'The Hollywood Reporter.' In April 2001, he starred in the pilot for the ABC series "Me and My Needs" and later he got a job hosting the short-lived game show "Can You Tell?" Tony has lent his voice to the show "Battle Bots," and he is best known for his role as Dirk Black in the CW series "All Of Us."
Loni Love at UP Comedy
Just how funny is comedian and actress Loni Love? Ask both Variety and Comedy Central, both of which have named her among their Top 10 Comics to Watch, or Campus Activity magazine, which honored her as its Hot Comic for 2009. Love is not only one of the most hilarious and lovable comics performing stand-up on the comedy club and college circuits but also a busy TV host, guest and actress who has also appeared in films and dramatic plays. Love starred in her own half-hour special for Comedy Central in 2007 and has also been seen on the channel’s “Premium Blend,” “Weekends at the DL” and “Chocolate News”. Her many television appearances include “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn,” “The Best Damn Sports Show Period”, VH1's “I Love the 70's/80's/90's,” “Vh1's The Great Debate” and “Comics Unleashed” among numerous others.
Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove
Prestigious Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Designation. Athletes from around the world come to compete in the tour. Includes some of the richest pro cycling purses in the world. Food, exhibits, cycling vendors, & entertainment.
CITY: Elk Grove Village
The Stadium at the Ballpark
Seventy-mile per hour riseballs, 240-foot frozen ropes, soft hands and lightning-quick reactions all wound into seven feverish innings of gritty, gutsy, fast-paced action. Welcome to hard-hittin', fast-pitchin', affordable family fun. Welcome to National Pro Fastpitch! Come out and chear on the teams!
SKETCHBOOK '13 Festival
14 World Premiere Works of Theater. 4 Programs to Choose From. The annual SKETCHBOOK Festival is Collaboraction at its best: breaking down the walls that divide theater, music, visual art, video, and the internet. Selected from hundreds of submissions, SKETCHBOOK once again brings together the collective talents of more than 150 pioneering directors, designers, actors, musicians and artists from Chicago and around the country for a jaw-dropping evening of creativity, experimentation, and celebration.
Taste of Park Ridge
Taste of Park Ridge. Community festival complete with live entertainment, plenty of food vendors, activities for the entire family, and so much more. Held at various locations in downtown Park Ridge near the Metra Station and the Library. Visit the website for more details about specific performers that include American English, Evolution, and The Chicago Catz.
CITY: Park Ridge
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center offers a total 840,000 square feet of flexible exhibition space. Configure it any way you like. You may need a 500-booth to 800-booth area, or 100 to 200 booths. If you’re planning a larger show, you’ll appreciate our continuous 250,000 square-foot space for 1,225 booths. Or you can create a multiple hall layout for up to 3,566 booths. Customized floor plans are our specialty, so just ask.
Come out and see the amazing Cody Simpson, Australian pop singer from Gold Coast, Queensland, live at the Rosemont Theatre Friday, July 5th at 7 PM.
New Kids on the Block
Come out and see the New Kids on the Block perform live at Rosemont's Allstate Arena. Thursday, July 18th at 7:30 PM and Friday, July 19th at 7:30 PM.
The National Sports Collectors Convention 2013
Activities include VIP Reception, an Autograph Pavilion, hosted by Tristar Productions Inc, with 70+ athletes. Other activities to be announced. The National offers a full range of sports, entertainment and gaming cards and collectibles, toys, event-used equipment and sports & entertainment autographs. The event is open to the general public July 31-Aug 4, 2013.
River North Chicago Dance Company
River North Chicago delivers a show-stopping dance and musical experience, with humor, style and a sense of adventure.
The Arts Center
This magnificent Neoclassical architectural gem features a 700-seat auditorium and the Ernest Hemingway Museum.
CITY: Oak Park
Rockin in the Park
After last year’s successful inaugural celebration, the Village of Rosemont announces the return of their free summer concert series, ‘Rockin’ in The Park.’ Expanding upon last year’s series, the 2013 festival will be a summer-long concert series, beginning on Thursday, June 6 and continuing through Thursday, August 15. The festival, sponsored by WXRT, will feature eleven live bands, fireworks and food and beverage tents on the great lawn in the center of new MB Financial Park at Rosemont, located at 5501 Park Place, Rosemont. Throughout June, July, and August, there will be a variety of live music including 7th Heaven, Hi Infidelity, Kashmir, Spazmatics, Arra, Libido, Funk Circus, 16 Candles, American English, Modern Day Romeos, Infinity and Breakfast Club. Admission is free, parking is free with validation and outside coolers cannot be brought into the park.
LEGO Star Wars MINILAND Model Displey
Young Padawans will learn to harness the Force in LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago’s first-ever LEGO Star Wars Miniland – a large-scale, interactive LEGO model display, chronicling the adventures of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace. Take part in a thrilling Podrace through treacherous terrain on the planet Tatooine, and help defeat the evil Droid Army on the rolling plains of Naboo.
PROP THTR - Chicago Cultural Center's Studio Theatre
A series of workshops, readings, performance and talk backs with the playwrights, directors and dramaturgs.
Pullman Visitor Center
Stop here for exhibits and tours of the historic town of Pullman, built in 1880 by railcar magnate George M. Pullman. Several buildings remain on this landmark site.
The Newberry Library is an independent library free and open to the public for research and reference in the humanities. The library offers a vast array of lectures, seminars, concerts and exhibits related to its collections.
Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop
This Hyde Park neighborhood staple serves homey Southern cuisine such as catfish, fried green tomatoes, gumbo and oyster po' boy sandwiches.
Located in the new Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago, the highly anticipated Terzo Piano is a must-stop for lunch and Thursday dinner. It features the signature cuisine of Chef Tony Mantuano, who has been delighting Chicagoans for years at the four-star Italian restaurant, Spiaggia. The food is all fresh, local, organic and sustainably produced. There is even an authentic cava di stagionatura (cheese cave), where some of America's most interesting artisanal cheeses are kept at ideal temperature and humidity. Outside you can dine al fresco on the covered piazza, while enjoying spectacular views of Millennium Park, Michigan Avenue and the Bluhm Family Terrace.
We are a French bistro dedicated to providing the purest and best tasting food that is organically raised on sustainable family farms.
The Bristol offers a seasonal Midwestern menu with Mediterranean roots. The diverse menu includes bar snacks, daily specials, and rotating chalkboard specials of salami, charcuterie and other sustainable foodstuffs. Besides being an English port city, a "bristol" is also defined as a place where friends and neighbors meet. The latter is the intent of the folks at The Bristol. The team behind the restaurant looks to make this spot both a regular stop for locals and a destination where those who hanker for simple rustic cuisine with world-class beers and wines can relax and make merry. Does not accept reservations.
The first Lettuce Entertain You restaurant, Grunts still exudes the funky, devil-may-care lifestyle of the 70's in its style, decor, music and menu.
Leopold offers Belgian inspired food + drink, sourced locally whenever possible, in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood. European-influenced, our menu highlights Belgium and draws from the elegance of French cuisine and the heartiness of German. A neighborhood place, join us for dinner at the bar, in the lounge or in our dining room featuring repurposed raw materials and natural woods all coming together to produce a warm and inviting space that allows the food to shine. Enjoy seasonal cuisine crafted by chef Jeffrey Hedin, complemented by an extensive selection of Belgian beers, food-friendly wines and classic - and new classic – cocktails.
Named after the flower synonymous with celebration and festivity in India. Marigold is a place to celebrate India's culture and food. Marigold's atmosphere offers a vibrant dining experience with a friendly neighborhood vibe. From the fresh chutneys to the family recipes, it is the combination of tradition with the unexpected that makes Marigold special. We hope you'll join us soon.
Big Jones brings you delicious dinner, brunch, and lunch inspired by Southern cooking from New Orleans, the Gulf Coast, the Carolina Lowcountry, and Appalachia. We are inspired by the history and richness of Southern cooking. Try our fried chicken with the Boarding House Lunch or for dinner during the week (featured on Hungry Hound and 190 North.)
Grayslake's Fall/Winter Farmers Market
Come out to downtown Grayslake on Saturdays for the Fall Farmers Market. The market will offer seasonal produce, baked goods, wine and cheeses, spices, organic selections, ready-to-eat food, live entertainment and much more. The fall market is located at Centennial Park 147 Center Street in downtown Grayslake. For details and vendors please visit the website.
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - Meeting facility located conveniently next door to the Quality Inn & Suites in Lombard.
Oak Brook Polo
Polo has been played for more than 80 years at the historic Oak Brook Polo Grounds and everyone is invited to come out and watch the exciting "game of kings!" Polo is an exciting team sport played on a large grass field. Players on horseback attempt to score by driving a small ball into the opposing team's goal using a long-handled wooden mallet. The Oak Brook Polo Club has six match dates scheduled for 2013.
CITY: Oak Brook
ABBA the Concert at Rosemont Theatre
Come out and enjoy the amazing sounds of ABBA at the Rosemont Theatre. Saturday, July 20th at 7:30 PM. The producers have had to cancel the April leg of the US Tour, but we are pleased to announce a new show for Saturday, July 20th at 7:30PM at the Rosemont Theatre! The Music of Abba is considered to be the finest Abba show in the world and is direct from Sweden!
Wildberry Pancakes & Cafe
Wildberry specializes in gourmet breakfasts, fresh baked breads, panini sandwiches and so much more. Enjoy the inviting and warm fireplace or our beautiful outdoor patio. We also have a private dining room with beautiful French doors and mahogany stained hardwood. Our well trained staff is devoted to you and is always ready to help you out with anything you might need.
BAPS-Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Experience peace and enjoy hours of discovery at Shri Swaminarayan Hindu Mandir. This traditional Hindu Mandir (or temple) is a masterpiece of exotic design and workmanship.
Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, across from the Art Institute, Archicenter features exhibits, a city model, galleries, special events, daily tours and great shopping.
Oriental Institute Museum
Located in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the University of Chicago campus, the Oriental Institute Museum showcases the history, art and archaeology of the ancient Near East. Permanent collections focus on ancient Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Syria and Turkey.
Petrillo Music Shell
Located in Grant park, this historic venue houses Chicago's summer music festivals put on by the Mayor's Office of Special Events, the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Chicago Park District.
The Dining Room at The Ritz-Carlton
Award winning cuisine featuring one of the country's most extensive wine lists and warm attentive service in a classic setting.
RoSal's wants their guests to remember the sounds, aromas and flavors of the old neighborhood. Fresh homemade Sicilian entrees are the specialty.
The Fireplace Inn
Main dining room has a ski lodge atmosphere. Exposed brick walls. All season outdoor garden. Seventeen TVs for all major sporting events.
Southern cooking for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Butch McGuires Inc.
Family owned Irish saloon in business for 50 years. Great food, friendly and fun place to be.
Inspired Asian Cuisine. Shanghai Terrace is always an exquisite experience, notable as much for its intensely flavored Shanghainese and Cantonese dishes as it is for its matchless service. Accommodates 80 guests, including a semi-private Dining Room for 30, and seating on the outdoor Terrace during Chicago's warmer months. Mon.-Sat.12pm-2:30pm; D: Mon.-Sat. 5:00 pm-11:00pm.
Located in the beautiful South Shore Cultural Center with a view of Lake Michigan, this hidden gem offers a seasonal menu in a upscale environment. Patio dining available. Reservations suggested
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Fleming's is a sophisticated, contemporary steakhouse, offering prime steaks, chops, fresh fish and chicken, with a unique wine list featuring over 100 wines by the glass.
A fusion of a sensuous nightclub, state-of-the-art live performance space, and high-end lounge, The Shrine is a next generation nightlife venue in the emerging South Loop district of Chicago. With a finger on the pulse of Chicago’s young metropolitans, The Shrine will bring together the city’s music, fashion, and art communities to create a truly diverse, trendsetting clientele. The Shrine’s mission is to be the city’s new social hub for music across an eclectic cross-section of modern genres.
Hubbard Inn is a tavern and brasserie featuring inventive but classic American & European cuisine in a "not too shabby" setting.
Sable Kitchen & Bar
New American gastro lounge serving and eclectic, American menu with shared plates. The lounge rivals the kitchen with a complex cocktail program.
deca Restaurant and Bar
The casual elegance of art deco and brasserie-inspired cuisine come together in deca restaurant + bar – a new dining scene on the Magnificent Mile in The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, a Four Seasons Hotel. The recent recipent of a Michelin Bib Gourmand Award, deca celebrates the latest culinary trends with inventive twists on classic dishes. Executive Chef Mark Payne’s market driven menus showcase the ingredients from farmers near and far with his innovative cooking style. The authenticity of the cuisine and the warmth of a stylish, comfortable setting is enhanced by approachable and personable service making for a memorable experience morning to night.
Francesca's on Taylor
Delicious northern Italian fare, comfortable surroundings and friendly service. Menu rotates bi-weekly in order to offer fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Kopi A Traveler's Cafe
This comfortable cafe sells coffee in bulk and is a quiet respite for a light lunch. Jalan Jalan, a boutique in the back of the cafe, is crammed with travel books, artwork, textiles, gifts and jewelry from around the world. In the very front of the cafe is an elevated area where patrons remove their shoes to lounge among the pillows that furnish the floor. To complete the intercontinental atmosphere, clocks on the wall keep the current time in various countries.
Woolly Mammoth Antiques
We are a curiosity cabinet of antiques & oddities resurrected from the past. Located in the heart of the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago, IL, our store is a great place to find strange old stuff! We invite you to browse through our large selection to find the perfect gifts for your home. Stop by today!
Your neighborhood farm-to-table restaurant. Celebrating the rich diversity of American food and drink. Our produce and meats are sourced almost exclusively from small family farms in the Midwest. The menu is seasonally focused and our casual dining room features a spectacular Brunswick bar, as well as comfortable booths and tables.
Buckinghams Steak House
Steak house located in Grand Victoria Casino.
Black Steer Charhouse
Enjoy grilled to perfection steaks along with charbroiled burgers and sandwiches, pastas, chicken, and ribs. Listen to live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays or indulge in our Black Steer Brunch on Sundays.
CITY: Elk Grove Village
Rotary International Headquarters
The lobby museum features a re-creation of the first Rotary Club meeting place and other historic objects in the fight against polio.
An intimate casual setting specializing in authentic Italian cuisine.
Giordano's - Evanston
Casual restaurant famous for stuffed pizza along with salad and pasta.
Shula's Steak House
Offers fresh seafood, lamb and live Maine lobster. Relax in the "No Name Lounge" for a martini.
Prairie Rive Fire Pit & Patio Eaglewood Resort & Spa
Prairie Rive is the perfect setting to meet with friends in a relaxed atmosphere featuring al fresco dining on our outdoor patio. Nothing compares to the enhancing glow of an outdoor fire, adding a sense of magic, welcome and comfort to your al fresco dining experience.
Magnum's Prime Steakhouse
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - A Mecca for steak aficionados - offers a varied menu including lobster and fresh seafood. Serving casual lunches, dinners filled with ambience and elegant customized banquets. Find out why we're a favorite!
Giordano's Oakbrook Terrace
Pioneer of the famous stuffed and equally renowned thin-crust pizza! Pastas, sandwiches and assorted fresh salads. Dine-in, delivery, carryout, catering and full service bar.
CITY: Oakbrook Terrace
Weber Leisure Center/Fitness First!
This state-of-the-art recreation center includes the Fitness First! health club, a running track, basketball/volleyball courts, and the Skatium Ice Arena.
Waukegan Sports Park
The top sports complex in Northern Illinois which features 14 outdoor soccer fields including a lighted synthetic turf Championship Field and 4 softball diamonds with lights. A perfect place to host tournaments and events.
TopGolf is an interactive high-tech golfing experience like no other. With state-of-the-art equipment, restaurant, and bars, we are able to take care of your every recreation, social, and event need. Fore Seasons Bar & Grill is a full service restaurant serving our customers with a wide array of fabulous food. Visit the restaurant, or order from your Golf Suite and you'll be served while you play. At the TopGolf facility there are bars and lounges on every level. Enjoy a great meal, watch sports on our large screen plasma TV's, or just relax in one of our lounges. Great service in a great atmosphere every day of the week, come out to TopGolf for exceptional service, great food, and a wonderful, fun environment.
CITY: Wood Dale
Small European hotel.
Rosebud on Rush
Rosebud on Rush is located just west of Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Featuring the finest chops, steaks and best pasta in the city.
Prime steaks, fresh seafood and classic specialties in the heart of the theatre district.
Cozy, bistro-style, American steakhouse. Jazz music, warm booths and hardwood floors.
Sultry & sensuous, like a movie set of a French Colonial Vietnam complete with ceiling fans, palm trees, period photography and colonial shutters. The food is traditional Vietnamese & exquisite.
Kate Spade has hand bags, small goods, paper goods, shoes, baby bags, luggage, glasses, beauty products, jewelry. Jack Spade has work and travel bags, small goods.
Rochester Big & Tall Clothing
Clothing for Big and Tall.
Foodlife at Water Tower Place
Why limit yourself to one restaurant's menu when you can eat what you want worldwide? Items range from under a buck to less than a lot. And there's something for everybody, no matter how persnickety they are. foodlife is a collection of kitchens - more than a dozen—each with its own distinctive menu, all with one thing in common: food cooked from scratch, made fresh today. foodlife is a community of eating areas. Some are park like, some are urban, and some are—let's face it - near the elevators in the mall. foodlife is an assortment of shops for ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook take-out foods. It's a wine store. A bakery. An espresso shop. A health bar. You get a charge card when you enter. Wander around; see the variety. Get what you want, where you want, when you want it. Charge it to the Foodlife card. Leave when you feel like it—that's when you pay.
May St. Cafe
Contemporary Latin. Serving Allen Brothers steaks. Outdoor dining, full bar, speciality drinks, parking, catering.
e.leaven Food Company Restaurant & Bakery
Just off Michigan Ave., e.leaven Food Company offers a variety of breakfast, lunch and bakery items, everything made from scratch daily.
Chicago q is modern urban BBq. We take BBq seriously. With Chef/Partner Lee Ann Whippen at the helm, we turn out the best BBq in Chicago. Come see us!
Located in Downtown Chicago, Bistro Voltaire is a bar and restaurant serving authentic french cuisine. Bistro Voltaire provides a unique getaway from Chicago's busy streets. With wall murals covered with photos of French writers, Voltaire being the best known one, deep brown mahogany furniture, soft leather couches, Bistro Voltaire creates a unforgettable ambiance worth experience. Stop by and experience the classic French atmosphere, friendly service, exquisite art and of course, the delicious meals.
Fado Irish Pub
We consider Fadó a different type of Irish pub. We blend the best of the old with the best of the new. Our decor and friendly staff evoke images of the great old pubs of Ireland, whereas our style of operating - our music, food, beverages - connects more so with the contemporary pubs and bars of modern Ireland.
From the creators of The Gage comes Henri — energetically American, French influenced. Heralded as an "instant classic", Henri offers fine dining without pretention. Henri takes its inspiration, as well as its name, from the pioneering American architect Louis Henri Sullivan, whose work re-imagined our turn-of-the-century urban landscape.
A rustic tavern specializing in wild game, signature whole animal service, craft beers and specialty cocktails. Michelin Guide recommended.
Andies Restaurant in Andersonville is a Mediterranean restaurant on Clark Street serving amazing dishes of many influences for more than 30 years. We cook our food with the freshest ingredients and make each dish to order. Our servers are detailed, attentive, accommodating and friendly. Our main priority is to ensure you have the best dining experience possible. Our philosophy is to cook locally and seasonally. We use produce from local farmers in the Midwest, when and where it is available, and from Andies’ garden. Be sure to check out our Seasonal Menu page for fresh specials.
Friendly, neighborhood hangout with reasonably-priced, authentic Mexican food.
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.
Ruby Tuesday - Skokie
Specialties include the large salad bar, sensational sandwiches and burgers, and plentiful platters. Guests are served in a casual and fun atmosphere created with artifacts and antiques, polished brass, tiffany-style lamps, and warm inviting colors.
Great food, attentive service, and a comfortable north woods-inspired decor make EJ's Place a fine choice for lunch or dinner. The dinner menu leans toward red meat, fish and Italian specialties. Portions are enormous and doggy bags virtually de rigueur.