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Cinco de Mayo Specials 5.2-5.4

19 Apr Division Ale House - Cinco de Mayo
Division Ale House

Division Ale House

Division Ale House
1942 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60622


The Division Ale House celebrates Cinco de Mayo Friday, May 2 through Monday, May 5 including drink deals and festive food specials. Meet the Dos Equis Girls Saturday night (the Dos Equis schedule has not been released; please visit for future updates) and score free logoed Dos Equis gear. The Ale House augments the daily deals with the below specials May 2-May 5:

Smoked Brisket Tacos
10-hour house-smoked beef brisket, roasted poblano peppers, grilled onions, sour cream, Chihuahua cheese – $9.95/three tacos

Fried Avocado Tacos
Breaded avocado, pico de gallo, black beans, cilantro, sour cream, Chihuahua cheese – $9.95/three tacos

Dos Equis XX Lager 16 oz. Tall Boy Cans – $4

House-Infused Watermelon Margaritas – $5

Kentucky Derby Specials 5.3

18 Apr Division Ale House
Division Ale House

Division Ale House

Division Ale House
1942 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60622

The Division Ale House screens the Derby Undercard, the Derby Pre-Show and the 140th Kentucky Derby (post time approximately 5:24 p.m.) on a dozen HDTVs and offers Derby-inspired specials all day Saturday, May 3 in addition to the regular daily deals including:

Kentucky Brunswick Stew

House-smoked pulled pork, beef brisket and pulled chicken, signature BBQ sauce (sweet and vinegar), sweet corn, baby lima beans, tomatoes, chef Wally Rouse’s secret spice blend, side of cornbread – $4.99 cup/$6.99 bowl


Kentucky Brisket Sandwich

10-hour house-smoked beef brisket, Maker’s Mark BBQ sauce, caramelized onions, brioche bun, choice of side – $9.95


Maker’s Mark Mint Juleps - $5




The Division Ale House is open from 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-3 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Sunday. Full menu available until midnight Monday-Sunday. The sidewalk café is open until midnight daily, weather permitting. All major credit cards accepted. Reservations are accepted for all size parties via 773-384-6886 or for indoor dining; reservations are not accepted for the sidewalk café.



Kentucky Derby Parties And Specials In Chicago 5.3

17 Apr Lottie's Mint Julep


Lottie's Mint Julep

Lottie’s Mint Julep

Featuring a pig roast, hat contests, sweepstakes, and food and drink specials, check out this A-Z list of Kentucky Derby Parties in Chicago!

Kentucky Derby Specials at Commonwealth

  • Saturday, May 3

  • $5 Mint Juleps

Guests who visit Commonwealth Tavern in Roscoe Village on Derby Day will enjoy $5 Angel’s Envy mint juleps while watching the race on eight TVs including a 70-inch plasma.

2000 West Roscoe Street
Chicago, Illinois 60618


Kentucky Derby Party at Frontier

  • Saturday, May 3 at 12 p.m.

  • $20 per person

Frontier and Lincoln Park Young Professionals invite Chicagoans to celebrate the Kentucky Derby dressed in their best derby attire from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. Patrons can view the race outside in the beer garden or in the main dining area. Specials include $7 Maker’s Mark mint juleps, $8 Knob Creek Frontier Edition cocktails and $5 Daisy Cutter. To purchase tickets, click here.

1072 North Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60642



Derby Day Specials & Hat Contest at Lottie’s

  • Saturday, May 3

  • $5 – $15 specials

Guests who visit Lottie’s for the Kentucky Derby will enjoy $5 mint juleps

and $15 bourbon flights (includes 3-samples) in addition to a brand sampling featuring Kentucky’s best bourbons. Lottie’s will host a “Best Derby Hat” contest and the winner will receive a collectors item Woodford Reserve Derby bottle. Lottie’s features 19 flat screen TVs upstairs and four flat screens and two projectors downstairs, making it a perfect spot to catch the Derby.  
Restaurant Details:
1925 W Cortland
Chicago, IL 60622


Annual Kentucky Derby Pig Roast at The Pony

The Po

The Po

  • Saturday, May 3
  • $5 – $12 specials

The Pony in Lakeview will host its annual Derby Party on Saturday, May 3 which includes a $12 pig roast at 2 p.m., best dressed and best hat contest, country band, drink specials, and more. The Kentucky Derby will be broadcast live on overhead plasma TVs and at tables that feature an individual flat-screen TV for viewing. Other specials include $6 Woodford Reserve mint juleps and $5 Lexington Bourbon.

The Pony
1638 West Belmont
Chicago, IL 60657


More Kentucky Derby fun @ PG Kentucky Derby

Easter Sunday Buffet at The Chicago Firehouse 4.20

16 Apr thumb.php

The Chicago Firehouse
1401 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605


The Chicago Firehouse

Meet The Easter Bunny During Your Midday Meal 

Sunday, April 20
9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Adults: $49 per person
Kids ages 5-12: $17 per child
Children under 5 are free

The Chicago Firehouse will hold an all-day affair this Easter Sunday. On April 20, an elaborate brunch buffet will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by a dinner buffet from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu, outlined below, includes an omelet station, breakfast dishes, pasta station, carving table, salads, entrees, seafood platters, sides, sweets and more. The Easter Bunny himself will be making an appearance, handing out treat-filled eggs to little diners between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The Chicago Firehouse’s unlimited Easter menu is priced at $49 for adults and $17 for children ages 5-12 (kids under 5 are free). Tax and gratuity is not included. Reservations may be made by calling 312.786.1401 or online at


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Encore Liquid Lounge Presents March of Dimes 4.23

16 Apr Encore


Encore Liquid Lounge presents March of Dimes on Wednesday, April 23! From 6-8PM, this loop lounge will be serving complimentary samples of Sam Adams Rebel IPA while acclaimed local artist, Aly Jados, performs live music. The event will culminate with special guest speaker, Lindsey Stanley, March of Dimes’ Chicago Director, who will share what developments are on the horizon for the non-profit and how our community can participate. Julie April Montgomery will also be on hand to accept donations on behalf of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity for MOD as well.

When: Wednesday, April 23 from 6-8PM

Where: 171 W. Randolph St.

Cost: Free!


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