New Bar Louie
Celebrate at Bar Louie's newest location in Geneva. Bar Louie is open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily. Enjoy a food happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with half-off select appetizers and flatbreads, including calamari, bruschetta, quesadillas, dips and boneless wings.
Bar Louie is located at 1602 Commons Drive, Suite 600, Geneva. (630) 397-4300 or barlouieamerica.com.
Blues Bar surrenders to Goose Island Saturday with a tap takeover. Starting at 4 p.m., grab a freshly tapped Goose Island brew from the following: Marisol, Golden Goddess, Gran Gas, Fleur, Matilda, Pere Jaque, Pepe Nero, Night Stalker, Big John, 2012 Bourbon County Stout, Bourbon County Coffee Stout and Bourbon County Cherry Rye Stout. Beers range from $6 to $12. No cover.
Blues Bar is located at 2 W. Busse Ave., Mount Prospect. (847) 788-9977 or blues-bar.com.
French Quarter specials
French Quarter is serving up more than its authentic Cajun Creole cuisine -- there are some new drink specials on the menu. On Wednesdays, enjoy $5 house wines. On Thursdays, have $2 well drinks plus free movies and popcorn. Catch the free live blues band from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. every Saturday. And on Sunday, karaoke your heart out from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with $3 domestics, $3 well drinks, $5 house wines and $5 Jameson.
French Quarter New Orleans is at 44 Yorktown Center, Lombard. (630) 495-2700 or fqrestaurant.com.