Brew and chew
Two Brothers Brewery invades Countryside Saloon for a beer dinner at 6 p.m. Monday, June 3. The farm-to-table menu includes arancini risotto fritters, organic baby spinach salad, braised pork shank and spring shortcake for dessert. The beer lineup features Bitter End, Ebel Weiss, Domaine DuPage and Dog Days. $45 a person includes tax and gratuity.
Countryside Saloon Sports Bar and Grill, 2501 E. Ballard Road, Des Plaines. (847) 827-5577 or countrysidesaloon.com.
Weber on wheels
Let Weber Grill take care of your next office party or backyard barbecue with its kettles on wheels -- grills that come with staff who grill on-site. If you have a minimum of 10 people you can select from packages like a burger bar (starting at $10.95 per person) or the smoky Joe's barbecue party with ribs, chicken, pulled pork or beef brisket with baked beans, coleslaw and cornbread ($16.95 per person).
Weber Grill has locations in Schaumburg, Lombard and Chicago. (630) 953-8356 or webergrillrestaurant.com.
Cacao Sweets opens
The newest location for Cacao Sweets and Treats is now open in Grayslake. Stop in for natural or organic sweet treats, iced tea or coffee. Everything -- from brownies to cupcakes -- is made from scratch. Cacao also creates treats for weddings and party favors for corporate events.
Cacao Sweets and Treats, 122 Center St., Grayslake. (847) 223-2253 or cacaosweetsandtreats.com.