Tour de France drink
In honor of the Tour de France, Retro Bistro created the yellow jersey cocktail -- French L'Orange Grey Goose over ice with a splash of French Sparkling Mandarin Orangina. The yellow jersey is available for $8 through Sunday, July 21.
Retro Bistro is located at 1746 W. Golf Road, Mount Prospect. (847) 439-2424 or retrobistro.com.
Cardinal Warehouse Wine and Liquors hosts a scotch dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, at Smith Street Station. For $40, the evening includes tastings of several high-end scotches, four tapas courses and a two-hour seminar from a scotch expert.
Smith Street Station is at 180 N. Smith St., Palatine. (847) 359-0400 for reservations or smithstreetstation.com.
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National Tequila Day
Celebrate tequila with the Patron Tequila ambassadors Wednesday, July 24. Ambassadors jump-start the party with samplings of four Patron varieties and giveaways. Drinks include a Patron XO Cafe dark tequila served in an edible chocolate cup, and the Patron Perfect Margarita, made with Reposado, Patron Citronge, specialty orange liqueur and fresh lime juice.
Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel is at 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg. (847) 303-4100 or marriott.com.