Sushi + opens
A new rotary sushi bar opened recently in Aurora. Sushi + offers a "Kaiten"-style experience with a refrigerated conveyor belt system that delivers food to every table. The traditional Japanese food is priced between $1.25 and $6.50, with options like the adventure sushi pizza -- a crispy rice topped with hirame, avocado, mango, onion, cilantro, mayo, tomato and cheese -- for $5.50. Or the Diablo roll -- a shrimp tempura, spicy tako, spicy tuna, avocado, mango, scallions and tobiko -- for $6.50.
Sushi + Rotary Sushi Bar is located at 4430 Fox Valley Center Drive, Aurora. (630) 820-1666 or rotarysushi.com.
Learn grilling from the experts at Weber Grill's school from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 17. The menu includes roasted summer potatoes with rosemary and orange; cedar-planked scallops with grilled corn salad; and strip steaks topped with heirloom tomatoes and blue cheese vinaigrette. $85 per person. Registration is required.
Weber Grill is located at 1010 N. Meacham Road, Schaumburg. (847) 413-0800 or webergrillrestaurant.com.
Di Pescara's baskets
Let Di Pescara pack your picnic basket for a relaxing evening at Ravinia. For $15.95 per person, get an appetizer choice of salted edamame, Hong Kong salad or summer vegetable salad with quinoa. For the main course, choose from California, Acapulco, vegetable or sweet potato sushi rolls, spicy tuna rolls or a sandwich such as roast chicken, caprese, tuna or roast turkey. Dessert is a green tea cupcake with ginger icing. Call 24 hours in advance.
Di Pescara is at 2124 Northbrook Court, Northbrook. (847) 498-4321 or di-pescara.com.