RA Sushi Bar & Restaurant
RA Sushi restaurants in Chicagoland will be open to the public with special holiday hours for Christmas Eve/Day.
12 p.m. - 10 p.m.
3 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Guests can enjoy their limited-time only cocktails, available now until January 13:
- Burning Love - Milagro Blanco Tequila, X-rated Liqueur shaken with passion fruit, lime and bitters with togarashi salt rim
- “RA”ckin’ POM - Hendrick’s Gin, PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur mixed with crushed cucumber, lemon juice and organic agave nectar
- Purple Passion Margarita Bowl - Casamigos Blanco Tequila, Combier Liqueur d’Orange, lime juice and organic agave nectar; topped with Butterfly pea Flower Tea (meant for two)
- Purple Passion Margarita - Casamigos Blanco Tequila, Combier Liqueur d’Orange, lime juice and organic agave nectar; topped with Butterfly pea Flower Tea (meant for one)
Pennyville Station is offering two ways to relieve the stress of feeding the whole family this Christmas Eve. To start, they’ve added special holiday brunch hours for the day - On Tuesday, December 24th, Pennyville Station (112 Main Street in downtown Park Ridge) will serve brunch from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Chicagoland Fannie May
Chicagoland Fannie May locations are selling their classic Holiday Mint Meltaways (1lb, $29.99) filled with creamy mint chocolate and coated in sweet white confection. The seasonal treats are festively covered with just the right amount of red and green sugar crystals, making them ideal table item for every holiday hostess.
Join Headquarters Beercade River North for a "Jazzy Charlie Brown Christmas Brunch" on Saturday December 14th from 1pm-4pm. Guests will be offered live performances by the Tim Stine Quartet playing Vince Guaraldi's timeless Christmas album, a brunch buffet, and holiday-inspired cocktails (such as The Naughty List, Jack'd Skellington, and North Star).
Celebrate the holiday season with Chicago cupcake maker. Molly’s Cupcakes South Loop is offering a 12-pack of limited edition festive cupcakes. These boxes are available to order now - December 23, 2019 for holiday gifting.
Designs include blue and white swirls, red frosting with crushed candy canes, green holiday wreaths, and red Santa hats. Flavors include 3 Chocolate, 3 Vanilla, 3 Red Velvet. The box also includes 3 of their special December flavor: Chocolate Peppermint with Chocolate cake, stuffed with peppermint mousse, frosted with peppermint buttercream, and topped with crushed candy canes.
Pick up is available at Molly’s Cupcakes South Loop (1150 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605) during business hours, anytime after Noon.
Santa Claus is coming to town at Coarse Italian on Sunday, December 8 (9am & 11:30am), Saturday, December 14 (9am & 11:30am), or Sunday, December 15 (9am & 11:30am) for a Breakfast with Santa event.. The buffet-style breakfast is $30 for adults and $15 for kids. Reservations can be made at 847-657-3200.
Sable Kitchen & Bar
Miracle, the Christmas-themed pop-up bar, will once again take over cocktail den, Sable Kitchen & Bar, this holiday season as the only Miracle bar in Chicago, November 25 – December 24, 2019. Sable’s halls will be completely decked out with boughs of holly and kitschy holiday décor sure to get the grouchiest Grinch in the holiday spirit. In collaboration with Cocktail Kingdom, Miracle’s cocktail menu of 10 Christmas-inspired libations and three shots will be shaken, stirred and served in festively ornate glassware by Beverage Director Jenee Craver. Guests can take home their favorite Santa mug as glassware will be available for purchase. Executive Chef Kevin Atkinson will debut a sweet and savory bar bites menu—think Fried Turkey Sliders and Cinnamon Sugar Churros.
For the duration of Miracle, Sable will host “Reindeer Games” where teams will have the chance to win gift cards, holiday swag and more prizes with every food & beverage purchase plus participation in festive events throughout Miracle, such as: Holiday Movie Trivia Nights, Name That Carol, and the World’s Largest Ugly Sweater Party.
Miracle at Sable Kitchen & Bar will be open daily from 4PM to close; reservations are not available. A portion of proceeds from the duration of the pop-up will be donated to the non-profit, Hope For The Day.
Overview: Teams of one to six people will sign up to play Reindeer Games and earn points for the chance to win gift cards, holiday swag and more prizes!
Dates: Monday, November 25 – December 24, 2019
How to Earn Points:
- Every dollar spent on food & beverage
- Participation in Holiday Movie Trivia Nights every Monday with drink specials hosted by Stewpendous Productions - November 25 & December 2, 19, 16, 23
- Participation in the World’s Largest Ugly Sweater Party - Monday, December 2
- Special bottles behind the bar earn bonus points
- Bring in new, unwrapped toy donations for Toys For Tots or a monetary donation to Hope For The Day
On Sunday, December 1, Marisol (205 E Pearson St) diners are invited to experience the Drag Queen Story Time and Brunch: Holiday Edition featuring Chicago drag queens Lucy Stoole and Kat Sass. Stoole and Sass will read selections of their favorite books from the MCA Store for a holiday event for kids of all ages. In addition to performances and readings from the drag queens, guests will have the opportunity to order from Marisol’s brunch menu. Though brunch will be served during normal hours from 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., two seatings for the storytelling portion of the series will take place at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m..
The Lincoln Park bistro will soon be rolling out its annual 2019 ZooLights Menu. The 3-course menu for $38 will be kicking off on Friday, November 29 for the annual ZooLights festival at the Lincoln Park Zoo. Stop by Gemini for a feast before heading over to see the lights. Guests can choose from one starter, a main course and a hot beverage with Santa's cookies to go. Choose from Sparrow Coffee, Rishi Tea, Hot Chocolate or Hot Apple Cider. All of the cookies are made in house and you'll receive a to-go cup and little package of cookies to go. Thanks, Santa!
The menu will be available throughout the entire holiday season through the whole month of December.