Friday, December 06, 2013

Fumare Meats & Deli will be featuring two European specialty items this December

Fumare Meats & Deli will be featuring two European specialty items this December


ET - Fumare Deli LogoFumare Meats & Deli wants to bring back "Old World" traditions and will be featuring two European specialty items this December. Swedish Potato Sausage (Potatis Korv), is a fresh sausage made with ground pork and beef that is mixed with potatoes, onions, salt and pepper, $7.99/lb - This sausage is traditionally eaten during the Christmas season. Fumare also will be featuring Fresh Polish Blood Sausage, $5.99/lb - Blood Sausage is one of the most popular food items across the world and is an unusual butcher's delicacy made by cooking blood or dried blood with a filler, such as pork or other meats, which gives the sausage its dark color.
 
Check out Fumare 
 a vendor at the Chicago French Market
 
 

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About SpeakingPhoto SpeakingPhoto is collaboration by two San Francisco Bay Area women, business veterans and social advocates, Dawn Davis and Diana Iles Parker. Both Davis and Parker share the strong belief in the power of voice and bringing voice to precious memories and causes alike. By putting the emphasis on the storytelling (or voice) and the art of listening, the vision is to use mobile technology to capture life experiences and add dimension to the many photos shared and archived. The result: a kinder and gentler photo app that enhances business, lives and relationships. SpeakingPhoto is also available in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French, German, Japanese and Chinese. Learn more about SpeakingPhoto on Mashable and by visiting www.SpeakingPhoto.com.


WICKED HOST A HOLIDAY BENEFIT PERFORMANCE “The WICKED Night Before Christmas” This Sunday, December 8 at The Laugh Factory (Chicago)


BROADWAY IN CHICAGO 
 
MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL TOURING COMPANY OF
WICKED
HOST A HOLIDAY BENEFIT PERFORMANCE
“The WICKED Night Before Christmas”
This Sunday, December 8 at The Laugh Factory
 
CHICAGO (December 4, 2013) – Members of the National Touring Company of WICKED will host “THE WICKED NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS,a staged holiday performance at The Laugh Factory (3175 N. Broadway) Sunday, December 8, at 8:00 p.m.  The event will feature the members of the company of WICKED, and net proceeds will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Chicago HouseWICKED, Broadway’s biggest blockbuster, celebrated its 10th anniversary on October 30, the first performance of the eight-week Chicago engagement.  WICKED is currently playing the Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) through Dec. 21, 2013.
 
“THE WICKED NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS” is part of an ongoing series of performances and appearances by the touring company to support charitable causes which advance WICKED’s theme of acceptance and illuminate the musical’s message that people should not be judged on first impressions.  The company believes that in these divisive times we must come together to support those in need throughout the country and around the world. In its eight years on the road, the company has raised over $2.5 million in donations for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and local AIDS service organizations all over the country. 
A throwback to the holiday variety shows of yesteryear, the WICKED company comes together to celebrate the joy of the holidays.  Haul out the holly, spin the dreidel, harvest the fruit and celebrate the season in a way that only WICKED can.  Company members making special appearances in the event include:  Alison Luff (Elphaba), Jenn Gambatese (Glinda), Curt Hansen (Fiyero), as well as TV’s Kim Zimmer (Madame Morrible) and John Davidson (The Wizard).  The production also includes members of the ensemble, band, and touring staff.  “THE WICKED NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS” proves to be a once in a lifetime evening of magic and fun.   
In addition to the performance, there will be live and silent auctions including several opportunities to join the company backstage at the Oriental Theatre, and a chance to bid on a walk-on role in a performance of WICKEDWICKED, Broadway’s biggest blockbuster is playing through December 21 at the Oriental Theatre.
ABOUT BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) is the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fund raising and grant making organization.  BC/EFA is the on-going, committed response from the American theater community to an urgent worldwide health crisis. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of this community, BC/EFA raises funds for AIDS-related causes across the United States. Since its founding in 1988, BC/EFA has raised over $150 million for critically needed services for people with AIDS, HIV, and other serious illnesses.  www.broadwaycares.org


­ABOUT CHICAGO HOUSE
Chicago House and Social Service Agency serves individuals and families by providing housing, employment services, medical linkages, HIV prevention services, and other supportive services to those who are disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS, poverty, homelessness, and/or gender nonconformity.  All Chicago House services are provided without discrimination and are explicitly designed to guide people towards wholeness and self-sufficiency. 

The first HIV/AIDS housing provider in the Midwest, Chicago House has continuously evolved its services to meet the changing needs of those who are living with HIV and AIDS.  Their programs guide more than 1,500 people to wholeness and self-sufficiency each year. But as the realities of HIV and AIDS change, one remains the same: Chicago House: There at the beginning: Here to meet the challenge.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
    
The Oriental Theatre performance schedule for WICKED is as follows:
Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays at 2 & 8:00 p.m.
Sundays at 2 p.m.
Additional performance Monday 12/16 at 7:30 p.m.
Please note: Ticket prices and performance schedule are subject to change.

TICKET INFORMATION
General Admission to “THE WICKED NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS” is a $60 donation (includes 2 drinks).  A limited number of VIP tickets are available for a $125 donation and include priority seating as well as a 6:30pm pre-show reception with members of the company.  All proceeds from the evening benefit BC/EFA and Chicago House and admission donations are tax deductible. Tickets are available online at www.chicagohouse.org
or by phone (773) 248-5200 ext 303.  The evening is intended for mature audiences.  Must be 16 or older to attend; 21 or older to purchase alcoholic beverages.
Tickets for WICKED at the Oriental Theatre start at $40.  A select number of premium seats are also available for many performances. Tickets are available now for groups of 20 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710.  Tickets are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and online at www.BroadwayInChicago.com
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Silver Eye Center for Photography Fellowship 14 Winners Announced: Donna J. Wan and Aaron MacLachlan

 
 

Fellowship 14 International Photography Winners Announced
Solo Exhibitions by Donna J. Wan & Aaron MacLachlan
Silver Eye Center for Photography is pleased to announce that Donna J. Wan (Menlo Park, CA) and Aaron MacLachlan (Pittsburgh, PA) are the winners of the Fellowship 14 International Photography Competition. Now in its 14th year, this juried competition identifies and recognizes both rising talent and established photographers from all corners of the globe and from the state of Pennsylvania. This year's judge was Linda Benedict-Jones, Curator of Photography, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh.

The winning portfolios by Ms. Wan and Mr. MacLachlan are scheduled to be on view at Silver Eye Center for Photography from January 31 through March 22, 2014. Admission is free and open to the public.

With 222 applications from 19 countries around the world, judge Linda Benedict-Jones was quickly reminded of how difficult a task it could be to choose a winner.

International Award winner Donna J. Wan's mesmerizing images, from her series In the Landscape, are concerned with people's interactions with nature. From a vast horizon of ocean to a sprawling, snowy forest, Wan welcomes us to breathe in the landscapes that she has allowed us to populate simply by viewing the photograph.

"Donna J. Wan's mesmerizing images are concerned with people's interactions with nature. Witnessing the human race as presented through her lens is liberating," states Benedict-Jones. "The men and women we witness in the forest, at the gorge, by the river, and elsewhere, are dwarfed by nature as they assume their rightful place in the universe. With their backs turned to us, and their faces barely visible, these people become placeholders for you, and for me."

A stark contrast to the vast views of nature that Wan provides the onlooker, Keystone Award winner Aaron MacLachlan, with his series Solipsism Postulate, pushes the boundaries with his own experimentation in the digital domain in which the world of photography now resides. Utilizing Google's "Search by Image" feature implemented in 2011, MacLachlan input his photographs into Google and the results were incredible diptychs that require more than just a simple glance.

"The willingness on the part of MacLachlan to allow a machine to curate partners for his images illustrates a contemporary twist in the art-making process, one that has parallels in music, sculpture, painting, and more," states Benedict-Jones. "The comparisons fascinate, yet leave us wondering what may come next. They almost beg the question: Can we imagine a shift from 'everyone is a curator' to 'curators need not apply'?"

Five Judge's Commendations have been awarded to the following photographers. Each of these photographers will showcase one image during the Fellowship 14 exhibition: Victoria Crayhon (Providence, RI, USA); Johanne Seines Svendsen (Gims√łysand, Norway); Kevin Sweeney (Austin, TX, USA); Christian Werner (Nordstemmen, Lower Saxony, Germany); and Yoong Alex Wong (Istanbul, Turkey).


About the Fellowship 14 Winners

Donna J. Wan is the International Award winner for her series In the Landscape. Born in Taipei, Taiwan and raised in New York, Wan now resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2008, and her Masters and BA in Economics with honors, distinction, and Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University in 1999.

Wan has been featured in solo exhibitions for her series In the Landscape at PHOTO Gallery (Oakland, CA) and Gallery 1401 (Philadelphia, PA), and her series WaterLand at CarteBlanche Gallery (San Francisco, CA). Her work has also been seen in numerous group shows at museums and galleries across the United States, including THE CENTER (Santa Fe, NM); Museum of Photographic Arts (San Diego, CA); RISD Museum of Art (Providence, RI); SF Camerawork (San Francisco, CA); Photo Center NW (Seattle, WA); and the Center for Photography at Woodstock (Woodstock, NY). In 2013, Wan was awarded the CENTER Gallerist's Choice award (Santa Fe, NM) and, in 2012, she was awarded a scholarship grant by the Lucie Foundation/APA (Los Angeles, CA). For more information on the photographer, please visit www.donnajwan.com
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Aaron MacLachlan is the Keystone Award winner for his series Solipsism Postulate. MacLachlan received his BA in Photography from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY. Although new to the world of exhibiting his work, MacLachlan has experience as a photographer's field assistant, performance photographer, videographer, and documentary filmmaker. MacLachlan has shown in group shows, including "Tic Tac Toe," Amo Studios (Brooklyn, NY) and at the Grace and Clark Fyfe Gallery (Glasgow, Scotland), as well as a number of shows at Sarah Lawrence College.
 
About Silver Eye & the Fellowship Program

This marks the 14th consecutive year of Silver Eye's Fellowship program, which has no awarded more than $58,000 in unrestricted grants and solo exhibitions to 18 emerging and mid-career photographers. The program is an integral part of Silver Eye Center for Photography's mission to provide direct support and encouragement to gifted and committed photographers from the region, the United States, and abroad.

Past winners include Elijah Gowin (2000); Kerry Stuart Coppin (2002); Sue Stepusin (2003); Dylan Vitone (2004); Howard Henry Chen (2006); Caleb Charland (2007); Martin Weber (2008); Katrina M. d'Autremont (2009); Laura Heyman and Laura Bell (2010-11); Akihiko Miyoshi and Isa Leshko (2012); and Diane Meyer and Ross Mantle (2013).

Silver Eye Center for Photography is the only non-profit organization in Pittsburgh and the surrounding region devoted exclusively to contemporary photography and related visual media. Founded in 1985, Silver Eye presents wide-ranging exhibitions by emerging, mid-career, and established artists and has been a catalyst and advocate for new ideas, discourse, and trends in the field.

Silver Eye is located at 1015 East Carson Street in Pittsburgh's historic Southside. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

Silver Eye Center for Photography is generously supported by our members and individual donors and by the Allegheny Regional Asset District, The Fine Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, the Henry John Simonds Foundation, the Irving and Aaronel deRoy Gruber Charitable Foundation, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation, and The Sprout Fund.


Photo Credits (left to right): Donna J. Wan, At the Airstrip, 2007-2013. Courtesy of the artist. Aaron MacLachlan, Flax, 2013. Courtesy of the artist.

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New Year's Eve Party at Roots Handmade Pizza (Chicago,IL)



New Year's Eve Party at Roots Handmade Pizza
Five-hour premium drink and food package, midnight champagne toast, party favors, DJ

  Roots Handmade Pizza (1924 W Chicago Ave) will throw an all-inclusive New Year's Eve Party featuring a five-hour premium bar package, a food buffet, midnight champagne toast, party favors, and a DJ spinning all night long that will start at 8pm on Tuesday, December 31.

Tickets must be purchased in advance online for the Roots New Year's Eve Party at www.RootsNYE2014.eventbrite.com. A limited amount of early bird tickets are on sale and available for $65 each. Regular tickets are $75 each.

All tickets include the following:

* Five-hour premium open bar (from 8pm until 1am) that includes all premium liquor, all draft and bottled beer (except bombers), all wines by the glass, Red Bull, and soda. Shots and bombs are not included in the package, and all shots and bombs are $5 each. Cash bar available from 1am until 2am.
 
* Two-hour buffet (9pm-11pm) of Roots food including Quad Cities style malt crust pizza, appetizers, salads, and more.
 
* Midnight champagne toast.

* Party favors.

* DJ spinning all night long.



About Roots Handmade Pizza: Dining scene vets Greg Mohr and Scott Weiner co-own this West Town restaurant located at the corner of Chicago and Winchester avenues that specializes in Quad Cities-style hand-tossed pizza. Roots seats 240 inside and an additional 90 outside on its patio that runs along Winchester Avenue. Open for lunch and dinner every day, Roots also features scratch-made mozzarella sticks, massive build-your-own salads, gourmet sausages, and sandwiches. Beverage-wise, Roots sports a 80-strong Midwest-only beer list with 15 on tap including its own Roots House Brew, six ice-encrusted liquor taps, 22oz specialty cocktails based on childhood favorite sodas and candies, and its own housemade root beer. Located at 1924 W Chicago Ave (773.645.4949) Roots is open from 11am-2am Sunday thru Friday and 11am-3am Saturday. Additional info, full menus, and complete beer, wine and drink lists available http://www.rootspizza.com
 
. “Like” Roots on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/RootsPizza and follow Roots on Twitter at http://twitter.com/RootsPizza and check out Roots on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/RootsPizza
 
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Silver Eye Center For Photography Fellowship 14 Winners Announced: Donna J. Wan and Aaron MacLachlan

 
 

Fellowship 14 International Photography Winners Announced
Solo Exhibitions by Donna J. Wan & Aaron MacLachlan
Silver Eye Center for Photography is pleased to announce that Donna J. Wan (Menlo Park, CA) and Aaron MacLachlan (Pittsburgh, PA) are the winners of the Fellowship 14 International Photography Competition. Now in its 14th year, this juried competition identifies and recognizes both rising talent and established photographers from all corners of the globe and from the state of Pennsylvania. This year's judge was Linda Benedict-Jones, Curator of Photography, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh.

The winning portfolios by Ms. Wan and Mr. MacLachlan are scheduled to be on view at Silver Eye Center for Photography from January 31 through March 22, 2014. Admission is free and open to the public.

With 222 applications from 19 countries around the world, judge Linda Benedict-Jones was quickly reminded of how difficult a task it could be to choose a winner.

International Award winner Donna J. Wan's mesmerizing images, from her series In the Landscape, are concerned with people's interactions with nature. From a vast horizon of ocean to a sprawling, snowy forest, Wan welcomes us to breathe in the landscapes that she has allowed us to populate simply by viewing the photograph.

"Donna J. Wan's mesmerizing images are concerned with people's interactions with nature. Witnessing the human race as presented through her lens is liberating," states Benedict-Jones. "The men and women we witness in the forest, at the gorge, by the river, and elsewhere, are dwarfed by nature as they assume their rightful place in the universe. With their backs turned to us, and their faces barely visible, these people become placeholders for you, and for me."

A stark contrast to the vast views of nature that Wan provides the onlooker, Keystone Award winner Aaron MacLachlan, with his series Solipsism Postulate, pushes the boundaries with his own experimentation in the digital domain in which the world of photography now resides. Utilizing Google's "Search by Image" feature implemented in 2011, MacLachlan input his photographs into Google and the results were incredible diptychs that require more than just a simple glance.

"The willingness on the part of MacLachlan to allow a machine to curate partners for his images illustrates a contemporary twist in the art-making process, one that has parallels in music, sculpture, painting, and more," states Benedict-Jones. "The comparisons fascinate, yet leave us wondering what may come next. They almost beg the question: Can we imagine a shift from 'everyone is a curator' to 'curators need not apply'?"

Five Judge's Commendations have been awarded to the following photographers. Each of these photographers will showcase one image during the Fellowship 14 exhibition: Victoria Crayhon (Providence, RI, USA); Johanne Seines Svendsen (Gims√łysand, Norway); Kevin Sweeney (Austin, TX, USA); Christian Werner (Nordstemmen, Lower Saxony, Germany); and Yoong Alex Wong (Istanbul, Turkey).


About the Fellowship 14 Winners

Donna J. Wan is the International Award winner for her series In the Landscape. Born in Taipei, Taiwan and raised in New York, Wan now resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2008, and her Masters and BA in Economics with honors, distinction, and Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University in 1999.

Wan has been featured in solo exhibitions for her series In the Landscape at PHOTO Gallery (Oakland, CA) and Gallery 1401 (Philadelphia, PA), and her series WaterLand at CarteBlanche Gallery (San Francisco, CA). Her work has also been seen in numerous group shows at museums and galleries across the United States, including THE CENTER (Santa Fe, NM); Museum of Photographic Arts (San Diego, CA); RISD Museum of Art (Providence, RI); SF Camerawork (San Francisco, CA); Photo Center NW (Seattle, WA); and the Center for Photography at Woodstock (Woodstock, NY). In 2013, Wan was awarded the CENTER Gallerist's Choice award (Santa Fe, NM) and, in 2012, she was awarded a scholarship grant by the Lucie Foundation/APA (Los Angeles, CA). For more information on the photographer, please visit www.donnajwan.com
.


Aaron MacLachlan is the Keystone Award winner for his series Solipsism Postulate. MacLachlan received his BA in Photography from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY. Although new to the world of exhibiting his work, MacLachlan has experience as a photographer's field assistant, performance photographer, videographer, and documentary filmmaker. MacLachlan has shown in group shows, including "Tic Tac Toe," Amo Studios (Brooklyn, NY) and at the Grace and Clark Fyfe Gallery (Glasgow, Scotland), as well as a number of shows at Sarah Lawrence College.
 
About Silver Eye & the Fellowship Program

This marks the 14th consecutive year of Silver Eye's Fellowship program, which has no awarded more than $58,000 in unrestricted grants and solo exhibitions to 18 emerging and mid-career photographers. The program is an integral part of Silver Eye Center for Photography's mission to provide direct support and encouragement to gifted and committed photographers from the region, the United States, and abroad.

Past winners include Elijah Gowin (2000); Kerry Stuart Coppin (2002); Sue Stepusin (2003); Dylan Vitone (2004); Howard Henry Chen (2006); Caleb Charland (2007); Martin Weber (2008); Katrina M. d'Autremont (2009); Laura Heyman and Laura Bell (2010-11); Akihiko Miyoshi and Isa Leshko (2012); and Diane Meyer and Ross Mantle (2013).

Silver Eye Center for Photography is the only non-profit organization in Pittsburgh and the surrounding region devoted exclusively to contemporary photography and related visual media. Founded in 1985, Silver Eye presents wide-ranging exhibitions by emerging, mid-career, and established artists and has been a catalyst and advocate for new ideas, discourse, and trends in the field.

Silver Eye is located at 1015 East Carson Street in Pittsburgh's historic Southside. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

Silver Eye Center for Photography is generously supported by our members and individual donors and by the Allegheny Regional Asset District, The Fine Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, the Henry John Simonds Foundation, the Irving and Aaronel deRoy Gruber Charitable Foundation, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation, and The Sprout Fund.


Photo Credits (left to right): Donna J. Wan, At the Airstrip, 2007-2013. Courtesy of the artist. Aaron MacLachlan, Flax, 2013. Courtesy of the artist.

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Stats on Women’s Holiday Spending from Spectrem's Millionaire Corner

Stats on Women’s Holiday Spending







Of women who plan to spend more this holiday season, one quarter will do so because they have saved properly to spend more this year. For those spending less, most say it’s because they have less disposable income than year’s past.

So, where will those hard-earned dollars be going this year?


Charitable Giving
• The majority of women plan to donate to charity over the December holiday (73%)
• Most (46%) plan to give $100-$499 to charity

Holiday Travel
• Most women (48%) plan to stay at home
• Of those who are planning to travel, most are doing so to see family
• The most commonly reporter budget range for holiday travel costs is $100-$499, though over half of women traveling will spend upwards of $500

Gift Giving
• 59% of women plan to spend $500 or more on holiday gifts
• 41% plan to limit themselves to an under-$500 budget
• 94% are not planning on making a ‘major’ holiday purchase this year (car, jewelry, etc.)
• More than any other product category, 58% plan to buy electronics
• Women are much more likely to purchase something made in America now than before the economic crisis*

Christmas Clubs & Layaway
• 10% of women still contribute to a ‘Christmas Club’ or dedicated holiday spending savings account; 90% do not
• 94% will not use layaway services

Taking on Debt
• The vast majority of women are not willing to take on debt for holiday spending

Thanksgiving
• Most women still plan to cook for their Thanksgiving meal, and spend $50-$99
• 69% are not planning on traveling

Black Friday
• 72% of women do not plan to go shopping on Black Friday, compared to 79% of men

New Year’s Eve
• 91% of women will spend less than $200 on New Year’s Eve celebrations, with most costs going toward food


This research is based upon Spectrem's Millionaire Corner
monthly research with investors. It includes responses from approximately 1,400 households per month which are proportionately allocated among wealth segments used in the analysis. Media are encouraged to pull appropriate statistics for their individual holiday stories.






The 23 Coolest small businesses in Chicago!

Loved this info:

The 23 Coolest small businesses in Chicago!

I live here and never knew half of these great places exist.I think I need to get out more!

http://www.businessinsider.com/coolest-small-businesses-in-chicago-2013-8#the-boring-store-4

TOKIO PUB'S HOLIDAY HOOK-UP (Schaumburg,IL)

 



 
TOKIO PUB'S HOLIDAY HOOK-UP
(Schaumburg, IL)- This holiday season, Tokio Pub's got your hook-up. Stop by for lunch any day during December before 3:00 p.m. and receive a gift certificate for the same amount you just spent to dine in for your next visit! Spend $50 and get a $50 gift certificate! Spend $100 and get a $100 gift certificate! Enjoy some of your Tokio Pub favorites like the Crying Tiger Shrimp Tacos, the Volcano Maki Roll, and the Fried Coconut Bao during December and get a gift certificate to enjoy them again in January!

Gift certificates earned during Tokio Pub's holiday promotion must be used before 3:00 p.m. any day in January 2014 (beginning January 2nd). For more information, please call 847.278.5181 or visit www.tokiopub.com

Tokio Pub specializes in fresh Japanese cooking, served in a richly-hued dining room with lively music, friendly service & an edgy atmosphere. Located adjacent to Shaw's Crab House in Schaumburg's Streets of Woodfield, Tokio Pub is open for lunch, dinner & cocktails.

East Asian classics are blended with flavors from Japan & Latin America to create a unique pub menu. Try specialty Sushi, Tacos & our signature Hot Rock, along with Japanese Stir Fry, House-made Ramen & Tokio Pub's famous chocolate filled Beignets. 

Tokio Pub is open Monday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight, and on Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Valet parking is available for $5 per vehicle, four season patio for 40 diners is available and all major credit cards accepted. For more info, call 847.278.5181, visit the website at www.tokiopub.com, tweet at @Tokio_Pub, join the Mobile Club (text Tokio to 30364) or keep up on Facebook at
 
   

 TOKIO PUB
                        1900 E. Higgins Rd.
                        Schaumburg, IL  60173
847.278.5181