Article posted: 11/20/2013 6:00 AM
Classic holiday cocktails
Ruth’s Chris keeps it classic this holiday season with a $12 vintage-inspired cocktail menu that includes the Classic Cosmo, Pomegranate Martini, Ruth’s Manhattan, Moscow Mule and the Rocks Rita. A happy hour takes place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with $7 eats such as a prime burger with fries, tenderloin skewer salad, crab BLT with zucchini fries, smoked salmon, a steak sandwich with fries, seared ahi tuna or spicy lobster.
Ruth’s Chris has suburban locations in South Barrington and Northbrook. Ruthschris.com.
Wildfire’s beer dinner
Wildfire picks its favorite seasonal brews and pairs them with a five-course meal starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22. Featured brewers are: Anderson Valley, Krombacher, Stone Brewing Co., Finch’s Beer Co. and Almar Orchards. Food includes grilled Pacific swordfish. $50 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
Wildfire is located at 235 Parkway Drive, Lincolnshire. (847) 279-7900 or wildfirerestaurant.com.
Rack House black
Celebrate black Wednesday at Rack House Kitchen and Tavern with a festive Black Bloody Mary made with Guinness, vodka and house-made Bloody Mary mix for $7 or the Guinness and Johnnie Walker Black shot special for $7. Or $5 martinis and $4 Smirnoff cocktails. Hungry? Try the $8 black Angus and blue cheese burger.
Rack House Kitchen and Tavern is at 222 E. Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights. (847) 640-7225 or rackhousetavern.com.