Brews and pizza
Wednesday nights are half-price pizza night and $15 buckets of craft brews at Pizzeria Bombola. Grab a $4 craft beer draft on Thursdays and Saturdays. Try the restaurant's namesake, the bomb-bolas -- homemade meatballs wrapped in pizza dough with a garlic herb sauce. Through Aug. 15, first-timers receive a $10 gift card for future use.
Pizzeria Bombola Burgers & Brews is located at 2901 Ogden Ave., Lisle. (630) 922-4100 or pizzeriabombola.com.
Get in on the daily dinner specials such as all-you-can-eat ribs, crab legs or fried fish at Caliendo's Restaurant and Bar with the purchase of a beverage. Drink specials include $2.50 Miller Lite bottles on Tuesdays. Wednesdays are half-price bottles of wine and $3 Pacifico pints. On Fridays, grab a $4 Patron margarita on the rocks or $5 Patron Silver shots.
Caliendo's Restaurant and Bar is at OS050 Winfield Road, Winfield. (630) 690-1555 or caliendos.com.
Let the bottom fall out of your Sunday in a good way with John Barleycorn's new daily drink specials. Grab a plate or 10 from the $10.95 bottomless brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Drink specials include $3 domestic bottles, $18 domestic buckets, $4 4 Rebels Vodka cocktails and bloody mary's, and $4 4 Rebels Dragonbombs.
John Barleycorn is at 1100 American Lane, Schaumburg. (847) 619-5540 or johnbarleycorn.com.