Tokio Pub's $1 tacos
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, the Japanese fusion eatery offers up one of its favorite items -- $1 tacos -- from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Choose from crispy chicken, steak, nacho tacos, crying tiger shrimp, and crispy fish tacos.
Tokio Pub is at 1900 E. Higgins Road, Schaumburg. (847) 278-5181 or tokiopub.com.
Fresco 21 wine dinner
A wine dinner featuring La Spinetta and winemaker Giorgio Rivetti begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Dinner includes ocean pizza, country chicken terrine, mushroom cigar with la tur fonduta, prime New York steak sous vide and raspberry panna cotta. Wine pairings include Contratto Millesimato Brut 2007, La Spinetta il Colorino di Casanova 2008, La Spinetta Barbaresco Bordini 2008, La Spinetta Campe Barolo 2003 and La Spinetta Moscato d'Asti 2012 and Contratto Millesimato 2007. $125 per person, not including tax and gratuity. Reservations required.
Fresco 21 is located at 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont. (847) 447-4275 or fresco21.com.
Big fat Greek Easter
Celebrate the Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday, May 5, at My Big Fat Greek Restaurant in MB Financial Park. Chefs will cook a whole lamb on the patio, and it will be ready to eat at noon. Dinner costs $15 and includes veggies and a choice of rice or potatoes. Greek beers will be on special that day.
My Big Fat Greek Restaurant is at 5445 Park Place, Rosemont. (847) 905-6828 or mybigfatgreekchicago.com.