Showing 2,017-2,112 of 2,291 items
A unique Japanese, concept restaurant offering complex flavors and textures from Japan, with subtle Asian & French flair. Michelin recommended 2010-2012.
Mixteco Grill in Chicago has been labeled as both “Interesting and flavorful", two things you want from an award-winning restaurant serving up delicious authentic Mexican cuisine. The colorful modest space is decorated with framed art, giving it a homey environment.
Kohler Water Spa
Relax and unwind at Kohler Waters Spa at Burr Ridge – recently named the #1 Day Spa in Chicago by Chicago magazine.
Cite Elegant Dining at the Top of Lake Point Tower
French-American cuisine with spectacular views; 360-degree panoramic views with impeccable service and delectable cuisine.
Established in 1995, a culinary passage through the land of exotic spices and aromas. Received "Four Forks", the highest rating from the Chicago Tribune. Strongly recommended by Sun Times, Chicago Magazine, Where Chicago, etc. Live entertainment and bellydancing on weekends. Lunch buffet.
Tavern at the Park
Tavern at the Park offers food that is easily recognized and effortlessly enjoyed, all at the hands of our three-star executive chef, John Hogan and our Chef de Cuisine Mike Cisternino. We provide a modernly classic setting with the timing and precision of fine dining while maintaining the relaxed air and comfort of your neighborhood tavern. In short, food and drink you've had like you've never had it.
Broken Arrow Golf Club
Located in Lockport, IL, just 40 miles southwest of Chicago's Loop, Broken Arrow features 27 holes of Championship Golf, Driving Range, and Banquet Venue. Broken Arrow utilizes the "Prolink" GPS System by GPS Industries on its entire fleet of Club Car Golf Carts. These large and easy to use systems act as "virtual caddies" designed to give you all the information you need. At a glance, golfers can see the entire hole, hazards, bunkers, and rough areas. This system also allows the golf shop to issue weather warnings and other messages to golfers. The clubhouse features a full service golf shop, snack bar, locker rooms, restaurant, and banquet room. Accommodating up to 250 guest events, the Banquet Room is perfect for making your dream event a reality! With 27 holes of Championship Golf, Restaurant, and Banquet Venue, Broken Arrow has plenty to offer.
Restaurant at Conrad
The international cuisine of The Restaurant at Conrad accounts for the minimal carbon footprint of key ingredients, accented with a taste of rich culinary diversity and unique Midwest-centric lifestyle.
The freshest fish, prepared using local and regional ingredients with a bold, attentive flavor in a Hawaiian state of mind.
Quartino is an urban Italian neighborhood restaurant and wine bar offering authentic regional Italian food and wine in a lively, welcoming atmosphere with attentive and personable service. Our Italian small-plates approach with an emphasis on sharing works well for groups of any size and ensures an exciting and upbeat experience. The unique carafe wine list and fully stocked liquor bar fuels the fun. Lunch, dinner, late night. Open daily at 11:30 a.m. serving food until 1a.m. and wine until 2a.m. Reservations recommended.
Piazza, Hyatt Lodge
Relish the unparalleled lake views and premier Italian cuisine served in a casually elegant atmosphere with an extensive wine selection from all over the world.
Cumin restaurant: modern Nepalese and Indian cuisine, has taken on the task of bringing you the absolute best tastes of the Indian sub-continent as well as the Himalayas of Nepal. Located in the heart of Chicago's Wicker Park they offer various services such as lunch buffet, dine-in, take-out, delivery and catering.
Kloeckner Preferred Flowers
Kloeckner Preferred Flowers searches the world for beautiful product paired with decor, design & value-driven services.
Modern day Japan meets European elegance in this grand industrial space. Traditional sushi and contemporary entrees include Filet Mignon, broiled lobster and smoked duck. Casual lounge seating and fine dining available for groups and parties. Lunch Daily 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner Daily from 5pm; Lounge Mon.-Wed. 5pm-1am; Fri. 5pm-2am; Sat. 5pm-3am.
Prime steaks, fresh seafood and classic specialties in the heart of the theatre district.
A modern American take on an ancient Italian concept. La Madia offers the perfect experience. A quick business lunch or a leisurely evening with friends is made great by the ideal union of great pizza and wine.
Carmichael's Chicago Steak House
Specializing in certified Angus beef and reminiscent of old-time Chicago, this traditional steakhouse is a fabulous destination where customers feel like old-time regulars. Centrally located in the West Loop, complimentary valet parking and shuttle service to and from the United Center.
After conquering Hollywood with their tiny delicacies, Sprinkles Cupcakes sets up shop in Chicago with handcrafted cupcakes made from the finest ingredients, including sweet cream butter, fresh bananas and carrots, real strawberries and natural citrus zests.
Orland Park Place
Orland Park Place features an exceptional line-up of retailers including Old Navy, Marshall's, Nordstrom Rack, DSW, Jared Jewelers and many other fine stores and restaurants.
Syl's Restaurant & Lounge
Fine dining specializing in prime rib, steaks, fresh seafood, chicken, ribs, and chops. Private dining rooms available. Specialize in serving groups. Menu information on website. Dinner M-Th 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM, F-S 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Sun 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Dinner For Two Specials Sun-Thurs $22.95, Fri & Sat $31.95 Ask for "Dinner for Two Special Menu"
We take our inspiration from the 18th century tavern. Our chef has created a menu that takes a modern spin on some classic tavern recipes.
Lao Hunan is Chef Tony's Hu’s 5th restaurant in Chicago. It focuses on famous gourmet Hunan cuisine, which is characterized by fresh spice and lingering taste of food. The chef is from Hunan and has over 30 years experience specializing in Hunan cuisine. For exotic flavors, spices and dishes stop by and bring an appetite for an exciting culinary experience.
Aurora Farmers Market Downtown
Shop Aurora's Farmers Market for seasonal favorites! Join neighbors and enjoy the familiar flavors and weekly surprises. Illinois' oldest continually-running market, proudly celebrating area history and heritage. Each week with their Healthy Growing Initiative, your shopping experience includes a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as the opportunity to discover unique handcrafts, homemade breads and pastries, specialty meats, artisan cheeses, and beautiful flowers. Pick up your farm fresh produce for the week - and plan to spend some time savoring the sweetness of locally-made baked goods, snacking on fresh popcorn, or tasting delicious hot donuts! The City of Aurora Farmers Markets are more than a place to get your vegetables. An excellent way to kick off your Saturday morning with a mini-festival of socializing, food, music and much more. Held Saturday mornings, June through October.
Weather Mark Tavern
American bistro cuisine in upscale nautical atmosphere. 50 rum specials. Live Jazz Thursday, restaurant til midnight, drink til 2am. Weekend brunch, children's specials. Walk from Field Museum and Grant Park. Mon.-Fri. 11:30am-12am; Sat. 10:30am-2am; Sun. 10:30am-12am.
Described by Wine Spectator as "leading a streamlining of American cuisine," award-winning chef Sandro Gamba's dishes are complemented by a prized wine collection, gracious staff and views of the Water Tower.
Located in the West Loop across from the Harpo Studios, La Sardine is a Parisian cafe with classic bistro fare, all-French wine list and friendly service. Sister bistro to Bucktown's Le Bouchon.
Rockit Bar & Grill
Rockit Bar & Grill is an upscale restaurant and bar that is conveniently located in the heart of the booming River North neighborhood, in close proximity to all meeting and convention centers in downtown Chicago.
MK the Restaurant
Contemporary American cuisine with French and Italian influences set in a modern lofted space with highly exceptional service.
For romantic dining or an outing with friends, Coco restaurant serves a satisfying Puerto Rican menu in an up-scale, comfortable setting. Known for its funky modern art and unique structural design, Coco has become a major local hangout for young, multi-lingual crowds on Division Street. The restaurant offers a mix of traditional and modern Spanish dishes which includes a tasty Coconut-Crusted Shrimp, their famous Mofongo shrimp and chicken dish, and a Coconut Flan.
Italian Fiesta Pizzeria
A South Side favorite since the 1950s, this pizza joint boasts creamy butter in the dough and toppings such as black anchovy and shrimp.
Spacca Napoli Pizzeria was inspired by the authentic aroma, taste, and craft of pizza found on the streets and in the pizzerias in Naples. It is the intention that everything at Spacca Napoli is faithful to tradition, from the high quality of the food to the way it is served: The oven was built by third- and fourth-generation artisans from Napoli; the dough mixer also comes from Italy. The decor is reminiscent of classic Italian pizzerias, yet is contemporary and filled with light. Spacca Napoli strives to be a neighborhood place but it is also a destination for anyone who wants to taste genuine Neapolitan style pizza.
Upscale dining for mid-range prices. Our cuisine is a mixture of both Northern and Southern styles. The restaurant is intimate and warm. L: 11am-4pm; D: 4:30pm-11:30pm.
Pollyanna Brewing Company
Pollyanna Brewing Company experiments with local fruits and spices, seasonal lagers, barrel-aging, wild yeast and bacteria, and cider-beers on occasion. In our intimate and truly unique taproom, we offer tasting flights, pints, and 64oz growlers and 32oz howlers to-go, as well as free tours and a scenic look at the brewery. Bring your own food or look for our special dates with food offerings. Open Mon, Wed, Thurs - 3:00pm - 10:00pm; Fri - 3:00pm - 11:00pm; Sat. - 11:00am - 11:00pm; Sun - 11:00am - 7:00pm. Closed Tues.
Lake View Nature Center
Lake View Nature Center is dedicated to bringing fun, hands-on environmental education and recreation opportunities to promote awareness and appreciation of the natural world. Learn and play with hands-on exhibits, live animals, fishing pond, and summer paddleboat rentals.
The Drake Hotel Oak Brook
Breathtakingly elegant, lavish, and newly renovated, The Drake Oak Brook features traditional furnishings and timeless architecture. Stunning banquet rooms open to newly designed terraces and courtyards.
Sport Zone Family Fun Center
Home for soccer, go-karts, mini-golf, indoor golf and batting cages.
Zagat-rated No. 1 in 2008/2009;and 2009/2010. Authentic, award-winning Spanish tapas cuisine;Valet parking.
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
Established in 1991, Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art (Intuit) is the only nonprofit organization in the United States that is dedicated solely to presenting self-taught and outsider art — with world class exhibitions; resources for scholars and students; a Permanent Collection with holdings of more than 1,100 works of art; the Henry Darger Room Collection; the Robert A. Roth Study Center, a non-circulating collection with a primary focus in the fields of outsider and contemporary self-taught art; and educational programming for people of all interest levels and backgrounds.
Set in the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast in the chic Waldorf Astoria Chicago Hotel, Balsan is a market-driven, bistro showcasing, refined yet rustic fare with American sensibility.
Mercadito restaurants have grown from their first New York City location to become a renowned restaurant group specializing in Mexican cuisine and modern taquerias with Chef Patricio Sandoval at the helm.
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
LaSalle Power Company
The tri-level rock n' roll inspired restaurant, bar and music venue spins a fresh take on amplified American cuisine and live stage performances weekly. Each floor offers a variety of elements; 170" plasma video wall; two stages; three full bars, large outdoor cafe and a private room offering personable service.
A unique blend of authentic Asian and classic American dining. Full breakfast, lunch and dinner available. Grab and go options and full espresso bar as well.
Family owned and operated for 18 years. A full-service restaurant.
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.
Havana Restaurant - Pan Latin Grill - Mojito bar, Cuban fare and Latin flavor. Specialty Drinks.
Midwest Independent Film Festival
The Midwest Independent Film Festival is the nation's only film festival solely dedicated to the Midwest filmmaker, presenting audiences with regionally produced independent cinema every first Tuesday of the month at Landmark Century Centre Cinema in Chicago. This year-round film festival sits proudly at the center of the independent film scene in Chicago and the Midwest and is dedicated to celebrating and strengthening the Midwest filmmaking community
P.J. Clarkes Streeterville
Streeterville restaurant and bar serves classic American cuisine for lunch and dinner. Best Sunday brunch and late night dining in the bar.
Kai Zan is the brainchild of local sushi legends Melvin and Carlo Vizconde. Also known as the sushi twins. With modern and traditional cooking techniques the twins will create an omakase dinner experience that you will come back for over and over again.
Kroll's South Loop
Full-service restaurant and upscale sports bar specializing in live charcoal grilling and broasted meals. Accommodates both intimate groups and large parties. Wide variety of beer and wine, full liquor bar. Sun.-Thurs. 11am-Midnight; Fri. & Sat. 11am-2am.
GT Fish & Oyster
GT Fish & Oyster opened in March of 2011, and has helped redefine the American seafood restaurant. Michelin starred, and Food and Wines Best New Chef 2008, Giuseppe Tentori, has developed a menu that’s half-traditional, half modern, in an ever-changing small plates format.
Macello's, named one of Chicago's Best Pizza's by Chicago Magazine, serves rustic and oh-so-comforting cuisine from Puglia region. Steaks, chops and acclaimed pizzas with burrata come straight from an authentic wood-burning oven. Fresh, lovingly prepared pastas and risottos combine regional flavors with familiar favorites. The Beautiful urban dining room features exposed brick, high ceilings and warm woods.
Casual, care free dining, nearly world famous wings, sandwiches, seafood, and salads, all served by the famous Hooter girls! Now with a full bar.
Sarah's Pastries & Candies
Chicago native Sarah Levy developed a passion for food at an early age. The daughter of Mark Levy, co-founder of Levy Restaurants, Sarah grew up surrounded by fine food and quickly developed a passion for all things sweet. Inspired by the joy that fine food can bring to peoples' lives, Sarah founded Sarah's Pastries & Candies. Sarah started her company making chocolate candies out of her mom's kitchen. After a year she had built up a wholesale business that includes 17 Whole Foods Markets in the Midwest. Sarah launched her first retail store at 11 E. Oak St. in September 2005. She has expanded her line to include morning pastries, cakes, tarts, espresso drinks and other delectable pastries.
Francesca's Bryn Mawr
Delicious northern Italian fare, comfortable surroundings and friendly service. Menu rotates bi-weekly in order to offer fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Mistwood Golf Club
Recently sweeping the national award season, Mistwood Golf Club was selected as Golf Magazine's " Renovation of the Year", one of Golf Digest's "Best New Courses", and one of Golf Range Magazine's "Top 50 Public Ranges"! Designed and renovated by course designer Ray Hearn, Mistwood Golf Club features 20 St. Andrews- style sod-wall bunkers, truly bringing a feeling of Scotland to the Midwest. Additionally, Mistwood has five tee placements per hole with the ability to now play over 7,000 yards. Part of the recent renovation also included the construction of a brand new 5,000 square foot Performance Center at the foot of our driving range that offers custom club fitting, club repair services, and lessons. Construction of a new Scottish-style, 26,000 square foot clubhouse is currently underway, and will be complete in the summer of 2015. Come experience Chicagoland's premier public course. Come experience Mistwood Golf Club!
May St. Cafe
Contemporary Latin. Serving Allen Brothers steaks. Outdoor dining, full bar, speciality drinks, parking, catering.
In Evanston is a dining experience that’s much more than it seems: Found is a kitchen, a social house and a restaurant with a mission. Its rustic new American dishes change with the market and season and are served in a relaxed, creative atmosphere inspired by 1920’s Bohemian Paris and icons of the Beat Generation.
Casual, care free dining, nearly world famous wings, sandwiches, seafood and salads all served by the famous Hooter Girls! Now with a full bar.
Chicagoland Unconventional Bicycle Expo (CUBE)
The only place where you can test ride:unicycles, recumbents, trikes, cargo bikes, tandems and electric bikes all in the same place. Then walk the show and see a full line of the newest accessories, clothing, shoes, etc. Not to mention the touring companies, and bike clubs. You won't want to miss this show. It's the only one of it's kind in the America's.
Luigi's House invites you to come and experience true Italian cooking and casual dining in the various rooms of Luigi's home. Themed dining spaces include the kitchen, pottery room (with twinkling lights), library, or the landscaped patio. Inside Luigi’s House is Julian’s Piano Bar, which offers live entertainment three nights per week, great Martini’s and appetizers.
The Aurora Area's Culinary Champion for best steak! The setting and ambiance are 1930's classic Hollywood, but the culinary experience is fine contemporary dining. With USDA prime beef and delicious seafood creations, plus rich pastas, fresh salads, and an award-winning selection of wine, it’s no wonder Fairbanks was named Best Casino Fine Dining Restaurant by the readers of “Midwest Gaming & Travel.”
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.
Penny's Noodle Shop
Menu offers delicious entrees from several Asian cultures. Well-known for stir-fried noodle dishes with freshest meats, vegetables. Penny's offers a wide mix of noodle and vegetable bowls and soups. Silver Platter Award Winner 2006-2007. Delivery 5 p.m. - closing.
Flat Top Grill-Oak Park
Flat Top Grill is a create-your-own stir-fry adventure. Choose from the freshest ingredients for create-your-own breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy appetizers, homemade desserts and our full bar. We accept reservations and welcome large groups. Gift certificates are available.
Drawing Room at Le Passage
This Chicago restaurant is a jewel that also serves a chic culinary cocktail lounge where people can share their lives over sumptuous American Contemporary cuisine and classic cocktails.
Will County Fair
Our local fair includes livestock as well as arts & crafts judging. With a free Family entertainment tent, a carnival, food, grandstand entertainment & commercial exhibits and a beer tent. 7AM-12AM
Francesca's on Taylor
Delicious northern Italian fare, comfortable surroundings and friendly service. Menu rotates bi-weekly in order to offer fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Cere's Table serves contemporary American food with Italian, particularly Sicilian, influences. We use local, seasonal & sustainable products when possible.
It’s not just a bike shop, and it’s not just a coffee shop—it’s an artistic space, a working space, a space to live in. They encourage everyone to bring suggestions and feedback; to bring their kids, or their laptops, or both; and to make new friends by elbowing into the community table. Everything they do is centered around this sense of community, right down to their manufacturing. Heritage bikes are designed, welded (by hand, out of American steel), and assembled right here in the city of Chicago. Plus, almost every bike is entirely unique, as Heritage focuses on full customization. Whether it’s sparkly colors or Italian leather accessories that float your boat, they’ll find something to match your style.
Rosebud Theater District
A Rosebud restaurant, located in 3 First National Plaza. Charming and fast paced by day, elegant and relaxing at night. Customers continuously select Rosebud as the ultimate lunch spot, pre-theater dining destination and post work haven, serving the finest complimentary appetizer buffet in town. Mon.-Fri. 11am-10pm; Sat. 4pm-10pm,
Midtown Kitchen & Bar
Midtown is a contemporary American restaurant offering a unique dining experience. Within steps of Michigan Ave., the Theatre District and Business District, Midtown is centrally located in the heart of Chicago. Daily 11am-10pm.
Hailstorm Brewing Company
Hailstorm Brewing is a regional craft brewery with a full tap room offering a variety of rotating and seasonal craft beers. (Food is available from nearby restaurant).
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!
Celeste is a modern, sophisticated, multi-level establishment. The design of the building is reminiscent of turn-of-the-century Chicago and the food is just as innovative. Enjoy classic American drinks, a versatile wine list, and seasonal multi-layered cuisine. Drink and dine at the bar, in the deco room, or in the garden.
Little Beans Cafe - Chicago
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.
Premium seafood and steak with a touch of Mexico! All the flavors from Mexico are mixed to give our food a unique and authentic flavor.
Chicago Helicopter Experience
Offering helicopter tours of the Chicago skyline and private helicopter charters. Arrive at our own private downtown heliport just minutes from the heart of the city. Once you are checked in at the heliport you will explore and learn about Chicago’s rich history in our 6,000sqft Customer Experience Center. Your flight will depart at your scheduled time and take you on an epic journey with unparalleled views of the city.
If These Walls Could Talk
If These Walls Could Talk in Downtown Aurora not only provides 100% archival quality framing services their shop acts as an art gallery for visitors to enjoy, buy, and sell their art. A regular venue for Downtown Aurora's First Friday event.
ItaliAsia - The Best of Both Worlds
ItaliAsia offers a kaleidoscope of flavors from Italy and Panasia that will satiate all kinds of appetites with affordability guests appreciate.
Art 4 Soul
Three floors of fun! Shop our 1st floor boutique, create in our upstairs art studio and upcycle with vintage soul re-sale in our lower level.
Old Orland Antique Shops
The Old Orland Historic District has antique and specialty shops, and interesting service businesses nestled in a 1800s neighborhood of historic churches, charming houses and colorful gardens.
A rustic tavern specializing in wild game, signature whole animal service, craft beers and specialty cocktails. Michelin Guide recommended.
St. James at Sag Bridge
St. James at Sag Bridge is the Oldest Church in Northern Illinois. Built by Irish immigrants who built the canal. Established in 1833, it is the sole country parish of the Archdiocese of Chicago serving a growing community of Catholics who come together to worship God through the celebration of the Eucharist and traditional devotional activities within truly unique and beautiful surroundings.
Aurora Farmers Market West
Shop Aurora's Farmers Market for seasonal favorites! Join neighbors and enjoy the familiar flavors and weekly surprises during our 103rd Anniversary. Illinois' oldest continually-running market, proudly celebrating area history and heritage. Each week with their Healthy Growing Initiative, your shopping experience includes a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as the opportunity to discover unique handcrafts, homemade breads and pastries, specialty meats, artisan cheeses, and beautiful flowers. Pick up your farm fresh produce for the week - and plan to spend some time savoring the sweetness of locally-made baked goods, snacking on fresh popcorn, or tasting delicious hot donuts! The City of Aurora Farmers Markets are more than a place to get your vegetables. An excellent way to kick off your Saturday morning with a mini-festival of socializing, food, music and much more. Held each Wednesday afternoon from July through September.
Big Run Golf Club
Opened in 1930 and designed by C.H. Muelenford and Sam Sneed. Hundreds of tall oak trees throughout the course (some oaks are centuries old), complimented by five lakes and Long Run Creek, will test your shot making abilities. Big Run Golf Club can be difficult but enjoyable, challenging and sporty. The course has never stood on it's laurels, it has been reshaped over the years to compliment both the improvements in today's golfers and to take advantage of this scenic piece of land golfers have come to enjoy.
America is obsessed with bacon, which is why Pomegranate Restaurant’s bacon waffle just makes so much sense. If bacon’s not your thing but waffles still are, try their pomegranate waffle–it comes with their pomegranate sauce and it’s amazing. Another great thing about this place, aside from their fresh ingredients, is that they serve breakfast all day. Late risers, rejoice! You can get breakfast and a mimosa at 4:00 p.m. Don’t let breakfast bias keep you from ordering off the lunch and dinner menus. All of their food is amazing!
North Aurora Days
The Village of North Aurora is proud to continue the North Aurora Days tradition of providing a fun-filled weekend of activities and entertainment for the whole family in our great community. The sponsors, volunteers, and participants of North Aurora Days have been working hard to plan and provide a great celebration filled with fun for the entire family.
Brick by Brick at the Museum of Science and Industry
Explore the power of play at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago’s new temporary exhibition, Brick by Brick, opening March 10. Brick by Brick features a spectacular collection of more than a dozen LEGO®-built structures of engineering marvels, including a 60-foot-long Golden Gate Bridge, the International Space Station, St. Louis Gateway Arch, Hoover Dam, Roman Colosseum, the Burj Khalifa and more. These models are constructed by LEGO Certified Professional and Chicago native, Adam Reed Tucker. Guests will also experience hands-on building challenges that reinforce key principles of engineering, construction and architecture—and encourage creativity. Throughout the exhibit, guests learn how architects and engineers push the limits of design, materials and location to make the seemingly impossible, possible; witness how form follows function; and learn how building beautifully uplifts us all.
Bobak's Signature Events and Conference Center
Bobak's is a unique banquet conference facility for corporate, social and family events. Whether you are looking to plan a wedding reception, corporate function or birthday party, expert Event Specialists will work closely with you to ensure that your day is a success. From intimate to exclusive, Bobak's first-rate banquet & meeting facilities, award winning cuisine and unparalleled service will transform your event to extraordinary!
Midwest Wizard of Oz Fest
The Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival has been a long standing tradition began in 1982 when Wizard of Oz store owner, Jean Nelson, came up with the idea to create an Oz-themed festival. Since then it has grown to be one of the biggest festivals in the nation that produced crowds of about 30,000 people each year.
We take great pride in using only the finest quality ingredients that are preservative and filler-free, and freshly-prepared the old-fashioned way. We never cut corners! Our famous Barbecue Ribs and Rotisserie Chicken are always cooked fresh throughout the day, and our signature smoked meats – sliced Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork, and Pulled Turkey – are seasoned and slow-cooked for hours. We make our own soups from scratch daily and we even grind and patty our own hamburgers. The way we do things may require extra effort, but we believe you can really taste the difference! For over 35 years, we continue to follow the same philosophy – quality, value, exceptional service and delicious barbecue!
Raimondo's Pizza & Pub
Two-time Culinary Champion Raimondo's pizzas and pastas are the best pizza and the best ethnic restaurant in the Aurora Area according to our local mayors. Handcrafted pizza pies, sauces and sandwiches made to order. Each pie dough is rolled by hand and made to order. Salivate over the menu. Experience the best when you experience Raimondo's!
Time Travelled Collectible Toy Show
Have you ever wondered where you can find those old collectible toys that you can never find anymore? Join us for our Toy Show and choose from a huge selection of collectibles such as G.I. Joe, Hot Wheels, Action Figures, PEZ and more!
Basils Greek Dining
Blending old world tradition with culinary flair and innovations, this is a celebration of Mediterranean Cuisine. Named after the "royal" herb, Basils brings the delicate balance and warmth of Greek comfort food to the modern dining table. Named one of 15 Unique Restaurants by Only In Your State: "Who knew some of the best Greek food wasn't in Greektown but was instead in a suburb? Yes, it's at Basils, a fantastic restaurant that has phenomenal Greek food perfectly paired with wines." (July 16, 2015)
Shakespeare 400 Chicago
Shakespeare 400 Chicago is a yearlong international arts festival in 2016 celebrating the vibrancy, relevance and reach of Shakespeare. As the world commemorates the four hundred years since Shakespeare’s death in 1616, Shakespeare 400 Chicago will engage more than 500,000 Chicagoans and visitors to our City through 850 events.