Indulge Show Kitchen Buffet opens at GVC
Indulge Show Kitchen Buffet is now open in the Grand Victoria Casino offering American comfort food, as well as Latin, Mediterranean and Asian foods, pastries and salad. Additionally, a live cooking demonstration takes place throughout your meal in the main dining area. The buffet is open seven days a week with lunch and dinner prices varying by day. Friday evenings feature a seafood buffet, while prime rib is on Saturday evening's menu.
Indulge Show Kitchen Buffet at Grand Victoria Casino, 250 S. Grove Ave., Elgin. (847) 468-7000 or grandvictoriacasino.com.
Retro's daily specials
Regular daily specials at Retro Bistro include the herb-roasted half chicken and garlic mashed potatoes for $13.95 on Tuesdays; potato-crusted Chilean tilapia in a lobster mousse and mandarin orange beurre blanc for $18.95 on Fridays; and the braised beef short ribs and mashed potatoes for $20 on Saturdays. Additionally, from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, try some half-priced appetizers such as the Florida crab and rock shrimp cakes.
Retro Bistro is at 1746 W. Golf Road, Mount Prospect. (847) 439-2424 or retrobistro.com.
Pinstripes has declared spring. Rain or shine, hang out on the outdoor patios that include covered bocce courts and dining areas, or have a drink by the fire pit. Diners can stroll through the vegetable and herb gardens and then try a dish made from the homegrown items -- such as the Caprese salad, gnocchi and ahi tuna, maple-glazed salmon and even the complimentary bread and pesto that comes to every table. Pinstripes has locations in Northbrook, South Barrington and Oak Brook. Pinstripes.com.