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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Spoil Dad this Father's Day with delicious food and craft beer (Chicago,IL and nearby suburbs)
Treat Dad to a Special Pig Roast & Bluegrass Dinner this Father’s Day at 210 Restaurant & Live Music Lounge in Highwood
Show Dad he’s the man by treating him to a down-home, full-on pig roast
at 210 Restaurant & Live Music Lounge (210 Green Bay Rd, Highwood
IL, 60040; 847-433-0304) served from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. this Father’s Day,
Sunday June 18. While Dad is always going to be the number one grill
master, Chef Jeff Tomchek is serving up a delicious dinner guaranteed to
be hog heaven for even the toughest carnivores. Additionally, the
dinner will feature live music from the Windy City Bluegrass Band.
Start off with Chef Jeff’s salads: Heirloom Tomatoes with Burrata Cheese
and Basil, Roast Beets tossed in a Sesame Dressing and a Summer Salad
with fresh local produce. Light and refreshing, these starters highlight
spring’s colorful produce and perfectly warm up the palate.
For the meal’s main acts, meat lovers will have a plethora of top-notch
choices. Sink your chops into 210’s famous dry rubbed and pit smoked BBQ
Baby Back Ribs, slices of Pit Smoked Whole Hog and Pit Smoked Tri Tip
of Angus Beef. Guests who wish to dine lighter will enjoy devouring Chef
Jeff’s Chicken Vesuvio and Roast White Bass with Spinach & Garlic.
Complementing dinner’s main dishes are a handful of sides reminiscent of
good times with Dad such as backyard barbeques, fishing trips and
camping. Enjoy Chef Jeff’s take on classic crowd favorites including
Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Corn Pudding and Baked Beans.
For dessert, indulge in fantastic bluegrass music, favorite Dad stories
and 210’s delectable dessert spread of tangy Key Lime Tarts, decadent
brownies, cookies and fresh fruit.
The dinner buffet will be served from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and costs $45 for
adults and $20 for children 11 and under. There will be no ala carte
menu on Father’s Day. Make reservations now by calling (847) 433-0304 or
by visiting the OpenTable link online.
About 210 Restaurant and Live Music Lounge
210 Restaurant & Live Music Lounge, located at 210 Green Bay Road in
Highwood, Illinois, is a true supper club where guests enjoy live music
five nights a week and delicious chef-driven dining. 210 is a community
of musicians, food enthusiasts, and neighbors: an inviting, comfortable
and romantic environment where singles, couples and families escape
from their everyday life to relax, enjoy and indulge. 210 Restaurant
& Live Music Lounge is open 5 p.m. to midnight Wednesday, Thursday
and Sunday and from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with Dovetail Brewery
Dads wear many hats; they are fishing instructors, spider exterminators,
grill masters and embarrassing boyfriend evaluators. They check
underneath beds for monsters, say yes when mom says no, help build IKEA
furniture and give embarrassing girlfriend advice. This Father’s Day
give back to the man who gives you everything with Dovetail Brewery
(1800 W. Belle Plaine, Chicago, IL; 773-683-1414).
Studies show dad gets the short stick
compared to mom when it comes to Father’s Day, most likely because dads
are notoriously hard to shop for or because they just want a day to
relax. Luckily, Dovetail has the solution to both of those problems.
For those searching for the perfect gift to give, the brewery’s
merchandise is a slam dunk. From glasses to apparel to growlers full of
Dad’s favorite brew, there is something for every Dovetail-loving dad.
Even if he is hard to please and prone to returning gifts, Dovetail has
the solution—gift certificates that give him what he actually wants,
delicious craft beer. All Dovetail merchandise is for sale in the
For the dads who truly, no really, do not want any gifts, give him the
gift of the present and spend the day with him and the rest of the
family at one of Chicago’s newest and most exciting craft breweries.
Dovetail’s taproom is famously family friendly, so bring the under age
and furry four-legged family members. Enjoy delicious craft beer and
snacks that will satisfy all. The recently expanded menu includes cheese
flights and a Brewer’s Dinner in addition to pretzels, Landjager (sold
in pairs), Kabanos (sold in pairs), pickled eggs and Lucila’s Homemade
Alfajores for those with a sweet tooth. Of course, do not forget about
Dovetail’s brews. In addition to the
Lager, Pilsner, Hopfenlager, Rauchbier and Hefeweizen, Dovetail’s
seasonal specialty is the Maibock, brewed specifically to celebrate
their one year anniversary last month. Supply is limited so make sure to
try a glass before it is gone.
Additionally, Mike's Revenge Food Truck will stop by the taproom.
Serving mouthwatering and extra meaty sandwiches, Mike’s uses fresh cuts
seasoned to perfection, layered to infinity and guaranteed to please.
Their menu includes classics, like the Pastrami or Rueben, and bigger
game like the Porchetta, which features roast pork, grilled onions,
giardiniera and fresh aioli on an olive-oil painted baguette, as well as
seasonal sides. View the full menu here.
About Dovetail Brewery
Dovetail Brewery, located at 1800 W. Belle Plaine in Chicago, Illinois,
is a craft brewery owned by brewers Hagen Dost and Bill Wesselink,
specializing in delicious, balanced beers brewed using traditional
German and Belgian brewing methods. Signature beers include unfiltered
German-style lagers, traditional Hefeweizen, Rauchbier and Lambic-style
sour beers. Dovetail Brewery also produces a variety of special seasonal
The 22,000-square foot brewing facility includes an attractive tap room
that is open to the public for drinking and retail sales. The tap room
is also available as a rental space for private events.
Dovetail Brewery delivers beer by the keg to venues near the brewery and
also to some select venues closer to the Loop. All bars, taverns and
restaurants in the greater Chicagoland area that wish to serve Dovetail
beer on tap are welcome to pick up kegs, in two sizes, at the brewery
during normal business hours.
Treat Dad to a Delicious Father’s Day Dinner All Day at Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille in Oak Brook
Opening at 11 a.m. on Father’s Day
Celebrate your favorite grill master this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18,
2017 by giving him a break from the grill and treating him to a
perfectly Rare and Well Done dinner, served all day at
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille (5 Oakbrook Court, Oak Brook, IL 60523;
630-571-1808). In honor of dads, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille will
open early, at 11 a.m. on June 18, serving its dinner menu
throughout the day and evening. In addition, Perry’s will be
offering a special prix fixe three-course meal from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. for
$29.95 a person.
The special Father’s Day menu consists of a three-course menu: choice of
salad, Perry’s Famous Pork Chop and the Dessert Trio, making it the
perfect meal for spoiling Dad.
To start, choose between Perry’s fantastic salads. Savory or sweet and
packed with flavor, these salads are sure to please even the most
carnivorous dads. Salads include the Wedge Salad, Spinach & Warm
Bacon Vinaigrette Salad, Caesar Salad, Butcher’s Chop Salad with Perry’s
famous homemade Italian dressing, Kale Salad with Jalapeño Mint
Vinaigrette or the Field Green, Pear & Candied Pecan Salad.
Move onto the main course and star of the meal, Perry’s Famous Pork
Chop. A mouth-watering prime pork chop measuring seven fingers high as
an ode to the measuring system used by butchers back in the day, the
pork chop is sourced from Midwestern farms and butchered in house from
the pork loin. Once cut, it’s rubbed with proprietary seasoning, cured
and roasted on a rotisserie with pecan wood for up to six hours until it
is sweet, smoky and sizzling. Upon order, the chop is glazed,
caramelized, topped with Perry’s signature herb-garlic butter and carved
tableside. The pork chop is plated as three portions: the “eyelash”
(the most marbled, tender,
melt-in-your-mouth section above the eye of the chop), three baby-back
ribs and the center-cut loin for the ultimate comforting indulgence.
Finish on a sweet note with Perry’s Dessert Trio featuring three of
Perry’s finest sweets: Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée topped with a fresh
raspberry, Praline Cheesecake and Perry’s Chocolate Crunch, crunchy milk
chocolate covered with a dark chocolate ganache, served with homemade
whipped cream, toffee and peanut brittle.
Make Father’s Day reservations at Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille in Oak Brook by calling (630) 571-1808.
About Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille has earned a faithful following by
perfecting prime since 1979. Beginning as a small butcher shop, Perry’s
has grown into a renowned group of award-winning restaurants featuring
USDA Prime beef, tableside carvings, signature selections, flaming
desserts and handcrafted cocktails at its Bar 79. Specializing in a Rare and Well Done experience, Perry’s currently operates 13 steakhouse locations in
Chicago, Birmingham, Denver, and across Texas, as well as the two
original butcher shops now known as Perry & Sons Market &
Grille. A new Perry’s Steakhouse will be opening in Grapevine, Texas
late 2017. For more information and updates on Perry’s Steakhouse,
please visit www.PerrysSteakhouse.com.
Spoil Dad with an Extravagant Brunch this Father’s Day at Prairie Grass Cafe in Northbrook
The fastest way to a man’s heart
is through his stomach and Prairie Grass Cafe (601 Skokie Blvd,
Northbrook, IL 60062; 847-205-4433) will offers guests a delicious way
to show Dad how much he is loved and appreciated. Father’s Day Brunch
will be served buffet style from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, June 18. The
price is $49.50 for adults and $18 for children 10 and under. View the
full Father’s Day Brunch menu online. Reservations are strongly recommended.
The stars of the brunch—besides Dad—include Whitefish served with
Creamed Spinach, Grilled Honey Mustard Salmon over Marinated Beets,
Quinoa Cakes served with Spicy Remoulade, Oven Roasted Potatoes, Warm
Pesto Green Bean Salad, Shepherd’s Pie and White Beans and Rainbow Swiss
Chard served with Broccoli, Rapini and Toasted Bread Crumbs.
While Dad is always the number one grill master, let him feel pampered
as someone else serves him sliced-to-order Ancho Marinated Skirt Steak.
Made to order stations also include a Fresh Hot Waffle Station with
Maple Syrup and an omelet station with a variety of fixings including
peppers, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, cheddar cheese, ham and spinach.
Of course, there’s something for everyone’s taste, including an array of
Prairie Grass Cafe favorite salads: Chopped Salad with Tomato,
Peppers, Onion & Cucumber with Fresh Basil; Warm Baked Feta with
Sliced Tomatoes and Banana Peppers; Grilled Vegetable Platter with Basil
Remoulade and Balsamic Reduction; Tuna Tartare served with Avocado,
Sriracha Mayonnaise and Wonton Chips, and Caesar Salad with Homemade
Caesar Dressing and Shaved Parmesan.
Mouthwatering sides include Applewood Smoked “Maple Creek Farm” Bacon,
Homemade Maple Breakfast Sausage prepared by Prairie Grass Cafe’s
co-chef/owner George Bumbaris and a bread station serving an assortment
of Mini Breakfast Pastries such as Mini Chocolate Croissants. For fresh
fruit, enjoy cantaloupe, honeydew, watermelon, pineapple and mixed
Finish off with a stop—or two—at the dessert buffet. Indulge in telling
stories of dad’s most memorable moments over Mini Crème Brûlées,
Chocolate Cupcakes, scoops of a Warm Berry Crumble or slices of
Strawberry Cream Pie. There will also be a Crêpe Station where toppings
include Valrhona chocolate, whipped cream, strawberries, jam and
About Prairie Grass Cafe
Prairie Grass Cafe (601 Skokie Blvd.; Northbrook, IL; 847-205-4433)
supports Chicago’s Green City Market and local sustainable farms,
selecting the freshest ingredients to reflect the season. Prairie Grass
Cafe currently serves lunch Monday - Friday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner
Monday through Sunday. Dinner is served Tuesday - Thursday from 5 p.m.
to 9:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., and Monday
and Sunday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Prairie Grass Cafe also serves breakfast
Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Light fare
is available in the bar Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. For
more information or to make a reservation, please call
(847) 205-4433 or visit prairiegrasscafe.com. Follow Prairie Grass Cafe news at newsline360.com/prairiegrasscafe and on Facebook at Facebook.com/PrairieGrassCafe.