New pan-Asian tavern in Vernon Hills
Sample Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Korean and Vietnamese dishes at Silk Asian Tavern, Vernon Hills' new pan-Asian eatery. Try the lunch buffet Monday through Friday. Signature dishes include Chen du chicken -- a Szechuan-style chicken; the honey peach shrimp; the pork belly robatayaki; and the soft shell crab roll. Stop in between 3 and 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, for an open house and enjoy appetizers, beer and soft drinks for $20 per person.
Silk Asian Tavern is at 4 E. Phillip Road, Vernon Hills. (847) 680-1760 or silkasiantavern.com.
CiNe now open
A modern-day taqueria recently opened in downtown Hinsdale. Open for dinner six days a week, CiNe offers family-friendly contemporary Mexican dining. The bar menu includes small-plate options like tacos, seviche and tortas, as well as signature margaritas, mezcal cocktails and micheladas. The eatery is owned by Peter and Dana Burdi, familiar faces in the Hinsdale restaurant community, who also own downtown favorites Il Poggiolo and nabuki.
CiNe Modern Taqueria is located at 29 E. First St., Hinsdale. (630) 590-5655 or cinehinsdale.com.
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Peacock Indian Restaurant celebrates 20 years in business by adding its Mumbai Bistro menu. The new menu includes snacks, such as Pav Bhaji, Bhel Puri and Ragda Patties, that will be served all day Monday through Thursday.
Peacock Indian Restaurant is at 700 N. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills. (847) 816-3100 or peacockindianrestaurant.com.