On International Firefighter's Day, area restaurants will pay tribute to the dedicated men and women that serve our city. Timothy O'Toole's Pub in Streeterville will offer a free menu item to all firefighters on Saturday, May 4 from 11 a.m. 'til late night, 2:30 a.m. This offer includes any dish on Chef Corey Grupe's pub menu up to $12, such as boneless hot wings, Lagunitas IPA chicken tacos, Chicago-style hot dog and fries, cheesy buffalo chicken egg rolls, Irish nachos, soups, chili, salads and more.
The Chicago Firehouse restaurant, housed in a historic landmark building once home to Engine Company 104, will offer heroes of the Chicago Fire Department buy-one, get-one free entrees on May 4 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. The South Loop steakhouse's dinner menu features an array of local items (braised short ribs; lobster puttanesca; 18 oz double-cut Berkshire pork chop), surf (sea scallops and apple-brined pork belly; roasted whole dover sole; 8 oz lobster tail), and turf (center cut filet mignon, 16 oz New York strip; 20 oz dry-aged bone-in ribeye).