Dos Toros Taqueria opens its new restaurant today, August 28, at 1 N Dearborn St. and hosts $1 Burrito Day in stores and #DosTorosChi on social media today! For each image under the hashtag #DosTorosChi and every meal sold at our Chicago location that day, they’ll donate a meal to the Greater Chicago Food Depository AND The Food Bank for NYC!
Epic Burger, River North location ONLY (407 N. Clark Street), announces extended late night hours (11pm-4am) for THURSDAY nights as well as Fridays and Saturdays. Consider a #HangoverHelper meal = a classic Epic Late Night Burger plus fresh-cut fries. Even when you can’t come out, order online from Epic Burger’s full late night menu and have it delivered through the UberEats App.
Gene & Georgetti, 500 N Franklin St., an original Chicago steakhouse since 1941, introduces Saturday Brunch for the first time in more than 76 years in its downtown location in River North. Brunch selections include a frittata, an omelette and other 3-egg dishes plus signature Bloody Marys that are practically mini-meals in themselves. Gene’s Bloody Mary: Gene & Georgetti Vodka, garnished with thick cut bacon, salami, mozzarella cheese, lemon and lime, $13 . Georgetti Bloody Mary: Gene & Georgetti Vodka, garnished with jumbo shrimp, olives, mozzarella cheese, lemon, lime and celery, $15. Saturdays, 11am to 3pm.
* $6 Pints of Haymarket Brewery’s Speaker Wagon Czech Pilsner
* $6 Cambria Featured Cocktails: The Cambria Margarita and Strawberry Fields Forever
* $6 Buy-One-Get-One House Vodka Drinks
* $6 Wine: All wine, every wine, any wine!
* $6 Appetizers: Pretzel Lollipops, Chicken Lollipops and Bacon wrapped Italian Sausage
Smoke Daddy, 1804 W Division St. Saturday September 16 to Tuesday October 3. Enjoy 4 Star Restaurant Group’s “Smoketober Fest” in honor of the world’s largest beer festival and to kick-off the fall season. Menu items include the Smoked German Sausage Sandwich served with potato salad ($10); the Smoke Corned Beef Sandwich with potato salad ($10); the Giant Pretzel served with beer cheese and caramelized onion mustard ($13.95); the Smoked German Sausage Platter with sauerkraut, potato salad, and brisket ($15.95); and the Smoketober Giant Pretzel Platter served with beer cheese, smoked German sausage, smoked brisket, sauerkraut, potato salad, and caramelized onion mustard (24.95). Leinenkugel’s Oktoberfest pints will be available for $5 and Two Brother’s Atom Smasher pints for $7.
The Kimpton Gray Hotel, 122 W. Monroe, the 4,000 square foot rooftop bar Boleo complements its South American street food inspiration with all new East Asian-inflected midsummer cocktails from acclaimed Head Bartender Jess Lambertand her beverage team. The cocktails integrate Peruvian and Japanese ingredients as in the Nikkei cuisine found throughout South America.
Down on the second floor of The Gray, Jess Lambert’s Vol. 39, 39 S. LaSalle, bar team simultaneously unveils new cocktails that pay homage to 20th century American novelist Ernest Hemingway (himself an Oak Park native) and his time spent in Cuba where he tended his jetsetting soul at the Latin Caribbean island’s famed Hotel Sloppy Joe’s and La Floridita bar.