The World Champion Chicago Cubbies are back in town to begin baseball season at Wrigley Field. On Monday, April 10, area restaurants will welcome fans with food and drink specials and viewing parties. The Cubs will take on the Dodgers at 7:05 p.m.
Timothy O'Toole's Pub in Streeterville will show the game on 74 screens. Chef Corey Grupe's featured dishes will be "Chicago Dog Fries" (fries topped with beef hot dog, mustard, onion, relish, pickle, tomato, sport peppers and celery salt, $10) and Chicago-style Hot Dogs (two beef hot dogs topped with mustard, onion, relish, dill pickle, tomato, sport peppers and celery salt, $10). Pair your stadium-inspired specials with $4 canned craft brews, $14 Miller/Coors pitchers of beer, $17.50 Miller family buckets of beer, $7 Grey Goose cocktails and $10 Grey Goose martinis. O'Toole's will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. 622 N. Fairbanks Court, Chicago, IL 60611 TimothyOTooles.com (312) 642-0700
Jerry's Sandwiches, with locations in Lincoln Square and Andersonville, will give guests the choice of a Chicago-style special or a Cali-inspired sandwich. Cubs fans may enjoy Jerry's Chicago Beef Sandwich made with pot roast, fresh mozzarella and giardinera ($13), while Dodgers fans may delight in Jerry's California Veggie Delight made with fried tofu, avocado, asparagus and cheddar ($12.50). The special Opening Day sandwiches include the choice of two side dishes. Each location will show the game on two screens. Jerry's in Lincoln Square is open from 11 a.m. to midnight and Jerry's in Andersonville is open from 11:30 a.m. to midnight. 4739 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625 872-208-6264 and 5419 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640 773-796-3777JerrysSandwiches.com @WithHotSauce