Central Lakeview Merchants Association to giveaway 600 cereal boxes containing 36 gift certificates for specialty breakfast throughout the city on September 22 and September 29
WHAT: September is National Breakfast Month, and Central Lakeview Merchants Association (CLMA) has teamed up with local restaurants to celebrate. On the last two Monday mornings in September, the 22 and 29, at 8 a.m. CLMA will give away 600 free, fun-sized cereal boxes at 6 CTA stations (100 per station) throughout the city. Six lucky winners at each station will win a certificate for a free breakfast at one of the many participating restaurants (listed below).
- Kanela Breakfast Club – 3231 N Clark
- Ann Sather Restaurant – 909 W Belmont
- Original Pancake House – 2020 N Lincoln Park W
- Golden Apple Grill & Breakfast House – 2971 N Lincoln
- Mather’s Restaurant – 33 E. 83rd Street
- Original Soul Vegetarian – 205 E 75th St
- Dats Enterprises Inc – 8249 S Cottage Grove
- 5 Loaves Eatery – 405 E 75th St
- St. Restaurant Country Kitchen – 727 E 87th St.
- Luversia’s Soul Food Restaurant – 522 E 79th St.
- Over Easy Café – 4943 N Damen
- Eden’s the Original – 6045 N Cicero
- Mellow Yellow – 1508 E 53rd St
- Valois Restaurant – 1518 E 53rd St.
- Clarke’s Diner – 1447 E 53rd St.
- Ms. Biscuit – 5431 S Wabash
- Daley’s Restaurant – 809 E 63rd St.
- Norman’s Bistro – 1001 E 43rd St.
- John’s Place – 2132 W Roscoe
WHEN: Monday, September 22 at 8:00 a.m.
Monday, September 29 at 8:00 a.m.
WHERE: Participating CTA locations-
- 79th Street Station (Metra)
- Belmont Red Line
- Damen Brown Line
- 55th/Garfield Green Line
- Peterson and Cicero Bus Stop
- Belmont & Hoyne Bus Stop
1924 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
Local gem alert! MAK owner, Tommy Wang is bringing his passion for food, family recipes and innovation to his Division Street restaurant. With family recipes in tow, MAK aims to elevate and modernize traditional Chinese and Asian fusion to new levels. With naturally raised meats, fresh produce and locally grown ingredients you’ll be happily surprised at the affordable prices. Not skimping on poor quality ingredients is a motto here and you can taste in every item on the menu.
MAK offers a pretty extensive list of proteins, grains/starches and vegetables to choose from. Everything here is fresh and made to order. Their signature bowls and wraps allow for a choice of rice or quinoa, vegetables and protein. For vegetarians you can also substitute tofu or falafel. Vegetarian or not I would highly recommend the falafel! (The sauce is amazing!) Another delicious item you don’t normally see on a Chinese menu is chicken wings. Using a family recipe for the ‘Wang Sauce’ found on both the falafel and chicken wings, you won’t be disappointed.
As a Wicker Park resident and as you know, lover of a good deal – I’d defintely recommend putting MAK on your must try list. Healthy Chinese is usually pretty hard to find and to find it in a quick service restaurant with nothing on the menu over $11, well that’s pretty impossible to find anywhere else.
Also make sure to check out their specials including, Ten Buck Tuesday with your choice of any bowl and a beer for only $10 and Wing Wednesday with half off a combo of beer and chicken wings or falafel in their signature Wang Sauce. Check their website and Poor Girl for new monthly specials as well.
Now go eat! Lauren LaRoche, Poor Girl’s Guide Chicago
Fountainhead is excited to host the Craft Beer Boat Ticket Raffle on the roof deck! Guests can join as the Fountainhead team welcomes Artisanal Imports, Allagash Brewing and Surly Brewing to mix, mingle & enjoy delicious craft beer! Buy a draft beer from one of these spectacular breweries and receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win two tickets to the August 27th Craft Beer Boat!
The Craft Beer Boat is single handedly one of the most fun beer events of the year…on a boat…on Lake Michigan!
Among an amazing draft line-up is De Proef/Surly Long of Tooth, a rare and unique collaboration between two exceptional breweries. An English-style old ale that has been aged in toasted oak and cacao, this beer is the latest addition to De Proef’s extensive Brewmaster’s Collaboration series. This collaboration is the perfect balance between the styles of the two breweries while still showcasing some new and unique characteristics.
Draft prices range from $6-$10. The regular rooftop menu will also be available for purchase and Chef Cleetus Friedman will have some delicious specials on hand for the event.
For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
The Draft List:
De Proef /Surly Long of Tooth
Aspall Dry Cider
Iron Maiden Trooper
St Feuillien Saison
Surly Coffee Bender
Surly Bitter Brewer
Allagash James Bean
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
1970 W. Montrose Ave.
Free cover, food and beverages available for purchase
win free lawn tickets to a few upcoming concerts at Ravinia, courtesy of Celebrity Cruises!
Anyone who follows “@Celebrity_CHI” on twitter will be able to view the rules to the concert ticket giveaway. Currently, Celebrity Cruises Chicago wants to know what Chicagoans believe to be modern luxury. Anyone who tags “@Celebrity_CHI” in their description of modern luxury will be automatically entered to win 2 lawn tickets to the Heart concert on August 3rd at Ravinia.
The 2 best answers (tweets) will be selected this week and tickets will be given to the wining individuals.
Celebrity Cruises will also be giving away tickets to upcoming concerts in the coming weeks and details on the other giveaways will be announced closer to the concert dates via Twitter. Celebrity Cruises Chicago Twitter followers will have the chance to win lawn tickets to the following concerts:
- Abba (8/17)
- Train (8/22)
- Carrie Underwood (9/7)