Bapi's limited time app
For a limited time Bapi Italian Ristorante will be serving bufala mozzarella cheese, fresh from Italy, as an appetizer with sliced tomatoes, fresh pesto and a balsamic glaze for $14. Enjoy it with one of the seasonal specials, like the black spaghetti with fresh Mediterranean mussels ($22) or fresh Atlantic wild salmon with red and yellow sun-dried tomatoes ($24).
Bapi Italian Ristorante is located at 1510 E. Hintz Road, Arlington Heights. (847) 253-2333 or facebook.com/bapiitalianrestaurant.
Start your engines
Indoor go-kart racing recently invaded Buffalo Grove with the opening this month of K1 Speed Chicago. Watch the action from the Skybox Bar and Grill, a full-service restaurant with two private dining areas and four party rooms. Menu offerings range from pizza, pasta and salads to steaks, ribs and numerous shareable appetizers -- all made in-house.
K1 Speed Chicago is located at 301 Hastings Drive, Buffalo Grove. (855) 517 7333 or k1speed.com.
Flavors of spring
Baskin-Robbins embraces the long-awaited arrival of warmer weather with spring-inspired flavors available until the end of May. New items include blueberry shortbread ice cream, mixed berry waffle cones, blueberry shortbread milkshakes, berry waffle crunch 31-degrees below (vanilla soft serve blended with strawberry topping and crunchy mixed berry waffle cone pieces) and a Coke float.
Baskin-Robbins has locations throughout the suburbs. See baskinrobbins.com.