Authentico Mexican Restaurant celebrates its anniversary with a celebration beginning July 29 that includes drink specials and live music throughout the week. Enjoy regular weekly specials like $5 sangria Sundays and $5 Margarita Mondays. Tuesday's activities include celebratory half-priced margarita flights and a mariachi band.
Authentico Mexican Restaurant and Bar is at 700 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest. (847) 295-3500 or authenticorestaurant.com.
Stein master club
Become one of the club at Hofbräuhaus Chicago. The German microbrewery rolled out its new Stein Master Club membership this month, which includes an opportunity to stow your own stein in a locker on site. For $175, members get a free liter of every seasonal beer each month, 10 percent off retail items, invitations to keg-tapping events and, for an additional $50, a personalized jersey with your name and locker number.
Hofbräuhaus Chicago is located at 5500 Park Place, Rosemont. (847) 671-2739 or hofbrauhauschicago.com.
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Summer beer dinner
Tokio's summer beer dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 29. Beers include Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale, Finch's Golden Wing blonde ale, Two Brothers Outlaw IPA and Revolution Eugene Porter. Food items include tuna tataki, kimchee, cucumber salad, grilled swordfish with clams and ponzu and passion fruit cheesecake. $30 per person, not including tax and gratuity.
Tokio Pub is at 1900 E. Higgins Road, Schaumburg. (847) 278-5181 ortokiopub.com.