Food & Drink in Kankakee

$24 for 2 16" One-Topping Thin Crust Pizzas and One 2-Liter Soda for Takeout at Rosati's Pizza ($38.77 Value)

Rosati's Pizza

Multiple Locations

$38.77 $24

Thin crust pies topped with pepperoni, bell peppers, mushrooms, bacon, black olives, hot giardiniera, jalapenos, and more

Yakov Smirnoff at Rialto Square Theatre on Saturday, September 27, at 8 p.m. (Up to 41% Off)

Yakov Smirnoff

Rialto Square Theatre

$47.25 $28

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Soviet-born comedy icon who found fame comparing the US with the USSR is still yukking it up with society-deconstructing wordplay

One or Three Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of American Pub Food at Mcbride’s On 52 (Up to Half Off)

McBride's on 52

Joliet

$20 $10

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New Joliet location features a home-style selection of Angus burgers, wings in six different sauces, and other classic pub comfort foods

$5 for $10 Worth of Casual American Fare at Jody's Hot Dogs in Joliet

Jody's Hot Dogs

Joliet

$10 $5

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Cooks prepare Chicago-style hot dogs, cheeseburgers, french fries, and a variety of sandwiches inside a casual ‘50s-inspired setting

Casual American Cuisine for Dinner or Lunch at Tin Roof (50% Off). Three Options Available.

Tin Roof

Joliet

$20 $11

Locally sourced ingredients shine in stand-outs such as blackened chicken with homemade chipotle ranch, mahi mahi tacos, and craft cocktails

Appetizers for 2, 4, 8, or 10 People at Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery (Up to 50% Off)

Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery

Joliet

$20 $11

Waitresses clad in mini kilts ferry burgers, Dublin-inspired stew & ice-cold Guinness to tables with views of HD sports games

Mexican Cuisine at La Quesadilla Mexican Grill (48% Off). Two Options Available.

La Quesadilla Mexican Grill

La Quesadilla Mexican Grill

$20 $11

Fresh ingredients and family recipes inform a menu of Mexican staples including fish tacos and housemade horchata

$20 Off Your Bill or a Five-Visit Punch Card Good for $10 Off Your Bill on Each Visit at Sanfratello's

Sanfratello's

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

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Thin- and pan-crust pizzas, pasta, and paninis for dine-in, carry-out, or delivery; new Highland location boasts wall murals and booths

$20 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $18 Worth of Italian Food for Carryout at Palermo's ($36 Total Value)

Palermo's

Multiple Locations

$18 $10

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Classic thin crust, deep dish or stuffed pizzas with signature sweet sauce; Italian sandwiches, pasta dishes, and entrées

Italian Cuisine for Dinner on Friday–Saturday or Sunday–Thursday at Zaza's (Up to 50% Off)

Zaza's

Clarendon Hills

$40 $25

Entrees of housemade gnocchi, thin-crust pizzas, seafood, and veal decorate tables between sun-colored walls

Sushi or Hibachi at Bistro Nami (Up to 38% Off)

Bistro Nami

Westmont

$40 $25

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Hibachi chefs sizzle up cuts of steak and marinated beef short rib as sushi chefs roll up super white tuna and striped bass into maki

One or Three Groupons for $22 Worth of Pizza, Sandwiches, and Pub Food at Harry's Sports Bar

Harry's Sports Bar

Countryside

$22 $12

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Sports bar with more than 30 TVs and three projection screens entertains guests devouring wraps, pizzas, and nachos

Olives, Olive Oils, Giardiniera, or $10 for $20 Worth of Italian Groceries at Formella Gourmet

Formella Gourmet

Countryside

$20 $10

Since 1909, Formella family members have preserved original Sicilian recipes, using garlic, fresh tomatoes and vegetables, and rich cheeses

Dinner for Two or Four at Scapa Italian Kitchen (Up to 47% Off)

Scapa Italian Kitchen

Clarendon Hills

$109 $60

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Starters such as lobster mac and cheese or margherita pizzette; entrees ranging from butternut squash ravioli to scallops and risotto

Pizzeria Cuisine for Dine-In, Pickup, or Both at Mama & Me Pizzeria (Up to 50% Off)

Mama & Me Pizzeria

Homewood

$20 $11

Thin-crust, stuffed, or pan pizzas covered in customizable toppings alongside homemade pasta, baked sandwiches, and salads

Burger Meal and Beer Flights for Two or Four at 12 Handles Ale House (Up to 51% Off)

12 Handles Ale House

Crest Hill

$32.90 $17

Fully loaded 10-ounce burgers served on brioche buns wash down easy with sips from a flight of refreshing beer

Mediterranean and Indian Cuisine at Madi (Up to 50% Off). Five Options Available.

Madi

Crest Hill

$15 $8

Menu fuses Indian specialties such as chicken tikka with Mediterranean staples such as falafel pockets and minced beef kabobs

Italian Dinner for Two or Four at Ciao Bella Ristorante (50% Off)

Ciao Bella Ristorante

Schererville

$30 $15

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Florence-native chef populates an Italian menu with Mediterranean-style meats and thin-crust pizzas.

$12 for $20 Worth of Mexican Fare at Pepe's Mexican Restaurant in Homer Glen

Pepe's Mexican Restaurant

Homer Glen

$20 $12

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Burritos, enchiladas, and other Mexican favorites with vegetarian options

Pizza at Dream's Pizzeria Bar and Banquet (Up to 52% Off). Two Options Available.

Dream's Pizzeria Bar and Banquet

Oak Forest

$25 $12

Expansive menu goes beyond just pizza, with pastas such as spaghetti with meatballs and hot sandwiches such as the sausage and beef combo

$15 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $15 Worth of Dining at Lucky's Drive-In ($30 Value)

Lucky's Drive-In

Oak Forest

$15 $7.50

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Whether you order from the comfort of your car or in the welcoming dining room, Lucky's puts together top-notch Chicago-style eats

Bar and Grill Food at Bottoms Up Bar & Grill (Up to 53% Off). Two Options Available.

Bottoms Up Bar & Grill

Thornton

$20 $10

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Guests munch on burgers or fresh seafood as live bands jam in an outdoor beer garden and sporting events flash across 25 TVs

Indian Food for Lunch or Dinner at Taj Mahal Restaurant (Up to 50% Off)

Taj Mahal Restaurant

Orland Park

$20 $10

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Family recipes used to create vegetarian and nonvegetarian entrees, such as chicken curry, shrimp vindaloo, and vegetable korma

Pasta Bowls, Piadinas, or Salad Bowls and Drinks for 2 or Catering for Up to 18 at Italio (Up to 52% Off)

Italio

Orland Park

$21.86 $12

Build-your-own pasta bowls, salad bowls, and Italian wraps or choose three catering platters

Irish Pub Food for Two or Four at Sullivan's Irish Pub & Eatery (45% Off)

Sullivan's Irish Pub & Eatery

Midlothian

$20 $11

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Irish staples such as corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie, and pints of Guinness at South Side pub with a patio open all four seasons

$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of American Diner Food at Zorba's Restaurant ($30 Total Value)

Zorba's Restaurant

Highland

$10 $5

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Expansive American diner menu served in family-friendly restaurant

David Spade at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino on Friday, September 26, at 8 p.m. (Up to 35% Off)

David Spade

The Venue at Horseshoe Casino

$46 $29.90

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Boyish comedian of Tommy Boy, Grown-Ups, and Saturday Night Live fame entertains audiences with his acidic wit

$15 for $30 Worth of Irish Food at T.J. Maloney's Authentic Irish Pub

T.J. Maloney's Authentic Irish Pub

Merrillville

$30 $15

Shepherd’s pie, lamb and beef burgers, and fish 'n' chips pepper furniture imported from Dublin

$22 for a Distillery Tour for Two with Two Glencairn Glasses at Quincy Street Distillery ($44 Value)

Quincy Street Distillery

Riverside

$44 $22

60- to 90-minute tour of a distillery that produces 12 artisanal, small-batch spirits; each guest brings home a Glencairn glass

$15 for $30 Worth of Sushi and Japanese Dinner Cuisine at Sushi Train

Sushi Train

Romeoville

$30 $15

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Experienced chef oversees menu of familiar and updated Japanese cuisine, including sushi rolls with Cajun-spiced king crab meat and cilantro

Two or Four Pub Entrees with Drinks or $25 for $35 Worth of Pub Food for Carryout at Island Sports Bar and Grill

Island Sports Bar and Grill

Blue Island

$70 $35

Customers dine on buffalo chicken wraps, rib sandwiches, and wings dressed in 11 sauces

Indian Dinner Cuisine for Two, valid Sunday through Thursday (Up to 50% Off)

Maharaja

Rosemont

$30 $15

Celebrity chef Durga Prashad Bhatt heats up tables with Indian dishes such as lamb boti kebabs, tandoori shrimp, and chicken vindaloo

$10 for a 12-Inch Cookie Cake with Writing at Great American Cookies ($22 Value)

Great American Cookies

Schiller Park

$22 $10

Chefs at the Entrepreneur magazine–lauded bakery craft cookie cakes from a generations-old recipe and decorate them by hand

Mexican Food for Parties of Two or Four at Delicia Mexican Grill (Up to 46% Off)

Delicia Mexican Grill

Plainfield

$25 $14

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In a bright restaurant, diners enjoy chef's specialties such as marinated skirt steak, seafood-stuffed pineapples, and fried ice cream

$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at CherryBerry Self-Serve Yogurt Bar ($30 Value)

CherryBerry Self-Serve Yogurt Bar

Plainfield

$10 $5

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Frozen yogurt in flavors such as Cookie Monster, Birthday Bash, Sea Salt Caramel Pretzel, Chocoholic, and Orange Sorbet

One or Three Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of American Pub Food at McBride's Pub and Grille (Up to 50% Off)

McBride's Pub and Grill

Joliet

$20 $10

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Burgers laden with chipotle sauce or pulled pork; wings drenched in six sauces; ample domestic drafts and craft beers at a full bar

Wings or Appetizers and Beer for Two, Four, or Six at Philly T's (Up to 53% Off)

Philly T's

Palos Hills

$40.95 $20

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Glasses of frothy beer paired with wings, nachos, or mozzarella sticks; sports every night

Starters with Pizza or Small Plates, or Carry-Out at SIP Appetizer Bar (Up to 54% Off)

SIP Appetizer Bar

Oak Lawn

$20 $13

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Mediterranean-inspired small plates such as bacon-wrapped dates, goat cheese-stuffed lamb meatballs, and thin-crust pizzas

$16 for $30 Worth of Sushi and Drinks at Sushi Thaime

Sushi Thaime

Sushi Thaime

$30 $16

Sushi rolls with fresh yellowtail, eel, or salmon; marinated Korean-beef short ribs charbroiled to perfection

Mexican Food on Sunday–Thursday or Anytime at Mago Grill & Cantina (Up to 40% Off). Three Locations Available.

Mago Grill & Cantina

Multiple Locations

$50 $35

Lauded Chicago chef crafts Mexican & Latin dishes such as ceviches, empanadas & moles paired with margaritas, mojitos, & sangrias

Ice Cream Cupcakes with Unlimited Toppings at Cupcakeologist (47% Off). Two Options Available.

Cupcakeologist

Bolingbrook

$38 $20

Choose from more than 15 flavors of ice cream, such as cookie dough, coffee, and strawberry cheesecake, paired with unlimited toppings

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Interactive dinnertime murder mystery that stars professional actors tests diners’ sleuthing skills throughout a multicourse meal

$16 for $30 Worth of East Asian Cuisine and Drinks at Sesame Inn

Sesame Inn

Sesame Inn

$30 $16

Traditional food from China, Japan, and Thailand with sushi combos and 17 types of stir-fry

$10 for $20 Worth of Mexican Cuisine at Fajitas Mexican Restaurant

Fajitas Mexican Restaurant

Burbank

$20 $10

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Traditional Mexican cuisine includes homemade chips and salsa, tacos and burritos chock-full of meats, and huevos rancheros

Sushi and Stir-Fry at Wok ’n Fire (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Wok 'n Fire

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

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Japanese, Thai, and Chinese specialties include grilled mango mahi-mahi, teriyaki chicken, and spicy Hong Kong scallops

$15 for $30 Worth of Hibachi Cuisine at Dao Hibachi Restaurant

Dao Hibachi Restaurant

Burr Ridge

$30 $15

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Hibachi entrees sizzle on grills among boxy lanterns, sleek booths, and walls decorated with Japanese text

American Pub Food for Two or Four at Nikos Bar & Grill (Up to 50% Off)

Nikos Bar & Grill

Bridgeview

$20 $11

New york strip steak, Greek-style chicken, and grilled salmon; full bar and live entertainment on Friday and Saturday until 3 a.m.

$12 for $25 Worth of Eastern European and American Cuisine, Valid Monday–Saturday at Old Vilnius Cafe

Old Vilnius Cafe

Darien

$25 $12

Pierogi, sausages, sauerkraut, and even beef tongue populate a menu of Lithuanian and Polish eats

$15 for $30 Worth of Italian Dinner Cuisine at La Notte Due in Darien

La Notte Due

Darien

$30 $15

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Gnocchi with spicy arrabbiata sauce, spaghetti Bolognese, and other Italian entrees paired with a selection of international wines

Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 or $12 Worth of Chinese Food at Wonton Deli (Up to Half Off)

Wonton Deli

Woodridge

$12 $6

Chinese food such as barbecue pork, shrimp roll, and wonton lo mein

$13 for $25 Worth of Lithuanian Food and Drinks at Grand Duke’s Restaurant

Grand Duke's Restaurant

Summit

$25 $13

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Kugelis, sausage, steak, kebabs, and dumplings served amid medieval castle decor sourced from Lithuania

Pizza and Subs at Angry Slice and Sub Shop (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Angry Slice and Sub Shop

Summit

$20 $11

Pizzas topped with jerk chicken or italian beef and classic subs on D'Amato bread; all orders include complimentary ice cream

Burgers, Beers, and Appetizers for Two or Four at Scoreboards Pub & Grill (Up to 54% Off)

Scoreboards Pub & Grill

Oswego

$37.97 $18

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Friends gather to watch games and pound pub food, choosing from an ever-evolving beer menu to complement their bites

Guided Tour and Wine Tasting for Two or Five Bottles of Preselected Wines at Fox Valley Winery, Inc. (Up to 52% Off)

Fox Valley Winery, Inc.

Oswego

$28 $14

Extensive tour of the winemaking facilities ends with a tasting of five wines

Mexican Food at El Xacalli (Up to 49% Off). Two Options Available.

El Xacalli

Yorkville

$20.40 $11

Burritos, tortas, tacos, and enchiladas accompanied by table-side guacamole

$9 for $15 Worth of Café Food at Juicy-O Pancake House

Juicy-O Pancake House

Multiple Locations

$15 $9

Classic breakfast and lunch food supplemented with complimentary house donuts and fresh fruit juices

$21 for $40 Worth of Indian Food and Drinks During Dinner at Saffron

Saffron

Westmont

$40 $21

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Sample Indian food staples such as saffron chicken and lamb in spinach puree

$16 for $30 Worth of Pan-Asian Cuisine at Baisi Thai in Oak Brook

Baisi Thai

Oakbrook Shopping Center

$30 $16

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Thai fare such as red curry, fresh catfish & basil leaves meld with whimsically decorated sushi rolls in sleek dining room

Prix Fixe Mexican Dinner for Two with Margaritas, Starter, Entrees and Desserts at CiNe (34% Off)

CiNe

Hinsdale

$99 $65

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Sip margaritas while exploring a selection of house specialties such as guacamole, red snapper, chicken in mole sauce, and tres leches cake

$12 for $20 Worth of Food ($25 if Redeemed Sunday-Thursday) at Al's Char-House

Al's Char-House

La Grange

$20 $12

Diners feast upon juicy steaks and seafood inside a wild west-themed restaurant adorned with old photographs and cowboy memorabilia

Steak, Seafood, and Drinks at Saban's Place (Up to Half Off)

Saban's Place

Hodgkins

$30 $17.25

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Chefs fire steak and seafood dishes and handcraft salad dressings and desserts in nostalgic, supper club–style setting

Vietnamese Food for Two or Four or More or Carryout at OMAI Vietnamese Restaurant (Up to 48% Off)

OMAI Vietnamese Restaurant

La Grange

$20 $12

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Noodles with shrimp, calamari, and crab, pho brimming with meat and veggies, or banh mi with pork or lemon-grass beef and pickled daikon

English Food and Drinks at Chequers of La Grange (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Chequers of La Grange

La Grange

$30 $15

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English and Irish draft beers foam beside bangers 'n' mash and beer-battered fish ‘n’ chips as fireplaces flicker inside and on patio

Traditional American Food for Lunch or Dinner at Mécénat Bistro & Retail Wine Shop (Up to 43% Off)

Mécénat Bistro & Retail Wine Shop

Mecenat Bistro

$20 $12

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Menu featuring innovative, seasonal specialties at a modern restaurant and wine bar with a full selection of beverages

American Steak and Seafood for Up to Two or Four People at Parea (Up to 44% Off)

Parea

Valparaiso

$45 $25

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American bar and grill sears Atlantic salmon, T-bones, and pours Bells, Stella Artrois, and Brother Thelonious drafts

Spanish Tapas and Drinks at Don Quijote Restaurant (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Don Quijote Restaurant

Valparaiso

$40 $22

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Menu with 25 different Spanish tapas dishes ideal for sharing served alongside wine or housemade sangria

$20 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of Bistro Food and Wine at The Cellar Door ($40 Total Value)

The Cellar Door

Downers Grove

$20 $10

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European-style bistro pairs small plates and carefully sourced charcuterie with wines from top vineyards around the world

$17 for Pakistani and Indian Meal for Two with Two Entrees and One Appetizer at Food Street (Up to $34.47 Value)

Food Street

Downers Grove

$34.47 $17

Chunks of boneless chicken, braised goat meat, and thick cheese simmer in spiced gravies

$10 for $25 Worth of Indian Cuisine at Shikara

Shikara Restaurant

Downers Grove

$25 $10

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Spicy chicken-chili masala with bell peppers and jalapeños; lamb in onion and tomato gravy; housemade cheese in roasted cumin sauce

$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of American Fare at Skuddlebutts Pizza ($30 Total Value)

Skuddlebutts Pizza

Skuddlebutts

$10 $5

Open more than seven decades, restaurant features burgers, fried chicken, ribs, and wings

$10 for $20 Worth of Produce and Prepared Fare at Lemon Tree Grocer

Lemon Tree Grocer

Downers Grove

$20 $10

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Upscale grocery store stocks local & organic produce & savory prepared dishes such as chicken pot pie, pasta salads & baked lasagna

Party Trays of Sandwiches with Two or Five Pounds of Pasta or Potato Salad at Alice's Deli (Up to 56% Off)

Alice's Deli

Prairie Lake Manor

$65 $29

Alice whips up catering trays full of sandwiches and wraps or side dishes such as potato salad or pasta salad in her casual Naperville deli

Indian Food at Sankalp (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Sankalp

Pebblewood East

$20 $11

Classic Indian dishes such as crepe-like dosas filled with curried vegetables, tandoori chicken, and lamb in cashew gravy

$10 for $20 Worth of Tapas and Drinks at Macarena Tapas

Macarena Tapas

Naperville

$20 $10

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A seasonal menu of more than 40 classic and updated tapas pairs with fruity pours of sangria during dinner

$10 Off Your Bill at Häagen-Dazs & Popcorn Palace. Two Options Available.

Häagen-Dazs & Popcorn Palace

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

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Gourmet flavors of Häagen-Dazs ice cream and small-batch kernels of creatively flavored popcorn delight taste buds

Artisan Teas Tasting for Two or Four at Adagio Teas (Up to 57% Off)

Adagio Teas

Multiple Locations

$46 $21

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Groups sample a variety of flavorful teas and take home ceramic teapots

$11 for $20 Worth of Indian Food at Cuisine of India

Cuisine of India

Naperville

$20 $11

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Spicy curries, soft naan & dishes from tandoor oven unite flavors from across India inside casual restaurant with elegant table dressings

$11 for $20 Worth of Indian Dinner and Lunch Cuisine for Two at Green Chilli Indian Cuisine

Green Chilli Indian Cuisine

Naperville

$20 $11

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Traditional Indian dishes such as shrimp tikka masala, goat biryani, and butter chicken served for lunch or dinner

$10 for $20 Worth of Italian Take-Out at Little Sicilian Pizza

Little Sicilian Pizza

Cress Creek

$20 $10

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Hand-tossed pizzas made with never-frozen ingredients, served alongside salads, sandwiches, and pasta dishes at family-owned eatery

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In 1988, Auntie Anne's founders Anne and Jonas Beiler purchased a Pennsylvania farmers'-market stand, where they experimented with dough until they created a pretzel that seemed to strike the perfect chord with their customers. Today, at their more than 1,350 locations worldwide, the pretzel makers still hand roll the original recipe but have added to the menu with inventive options such as the eight signature dipping sauces. The team constantly explores new uses for the pretzel dough, such as wrapping it around hot dogs and slicing it into bite-size nuggets. To transform the snack into a meal, they accompany it with specialty drinks, including frozen-lemonade desserts.

When not twisting dough, Auntie Anne's team partners with the national charitable organization Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which raises funds to fight childhood cancer. Auntie Anne's also reaches out to the community through fundraising opportunities.

1600 N State Route 50
Bourbonnais,
IL
US

A family-owned-and-operated establishment, the idea for Jenny's Steak House sprouted more than 60 years ago in a small pub on Chicago's South Side. These days, chefs still whip up menu items that the family concocted all those years ago, such as potato pancakes, braised lamb shanks, and oxtail soup. The culinary maestros at Jenny's Steak House also grill hand-cut steaks smeared with a special seasoning blend, pair wraps and sandwiches with homemade Idaho potato chips, and blacken, broil, or fry fresh seafood. Meanwhile, the pizza kitchen dispenses pies until 1 a.m., at which time all the uncooked dough and pepperoni turn into a magical pizza carriage. The lounge accommodates guests even later as they relax with martinis, local brews, or wine while enjoying evening entertainment such as live music and karaoke.

20 Kansas St
Frankfort,
IL
US

Renowned chef Michael Papandrea leads a team of culinary craftspeople as they create wide-ranging Italian fare including shrimp, veal, and pasta dishes, as well as a slew of sandwiches. Pizza artisans bake hand-pulled crusts directly on stone, bestowing each round foundation with a scrumptiously crispy texture and excellent posture. The eatery?s pesto sauce kicks butter to the curb, while cheesy bread stashes gooey mozzarella inside an italian loaf prior to baking. Parmesans? skilled staffers deliver catered fare and set up the Italian nibbles, freeing up hosts to light candles, arrange flowers, and retrieve the special-occasion china from the basement?s 7,926-mile hole leading to the other end of the world.

10235 W Lincoln Hwy
Frankfort,
IL
US

Open for 25 years and celebrated by AM670 The Score, the Southland Star, and Patch.com, the items on the Durbin’s menu vary by location, but all of its kitchens prepare hearty sandwiches, pizzas, and barbecue. Wood embers infuse ribs and chicken with smoky flavors as USDA Black Angus steaks are plated alongside sautéed mushrooms and homemade coleslaw. Fresh donut holes are also made in-house and stacked on ice cream sundaes topped with a single red cherry that resembles the setting sun resting on a pillow of vanilla-flavored clouds.

14 Elwood St
Frankfort,
IL
US

Choo Choo's train-themed eatery revs diners' digestive engines with a medley of wraps and sandwiches, as well as a miniature locomotive that gallivants through the family-friendly dining room. The dynamic servers, clad in engineer attire, deliver hearty menu items, such as the bacon-and-cheese char-burger ($8.49) and the tortilla-swaddled chicken-and-bacon wrap ($8.49). The Conductor's special bookends charbroiled chicken, marinara, and parmesan between a gourmet bun, and the Penn Central sandwich trots down the track, tempting tongues with rib-eye steak, mozzarella, grilled onions, and peppers embraced by french bread ($7.99). Watch kids marvel as a model train delivers food at the counter or chugs through a miniature city populated by tiny commuters and average-size thimbles.

20831 S La Grange Rd
Frankfort,
IL
US

For years, Julie Scianna’s celiac disease left her uncomfortable and bloated—until she eliminated gluten. The advice made her feel better almost immediately. However, finding gluten-free food to sustain her new diet proved easier said than done. To solve this problem for fellow celiac sufferers, Julie, in collaboration with Chef Andrew Hebda now makes gluten-free treats widely available through OMG…It’s Gluten Free. The restaurant’s entirely gluten- and peanut-free menu includes café items such as lasagna, pizza, and corn dogs along with bakery classics such as cinnamon rolls and brownies. In addition to the main café in Frankfort, Julie also distributes her gluten-free treats at various locations in eight states.

19810 S Harlem Ave
Frankfort,
IL
US