New specials at Bakersfield
Swing by Bakersfield for half-priced wines by the glass on Tuesdays; $16 wine flights on Wednesdays, choose three from the glass pour list; and $6 classic cocktails, including Sidecars, Gin Fizzes, Swizzles and more on Thursdays. Half-priced appetizers from 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays include house-made guac, short rib sliders, creamy spinach dip, Buffalo wings, crab and avocado roll, nuevo taco cuatro and crispy Thai shrimp.
Bakersfield is located at 330 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont. (630) 568-3615 or bakersfieldrestaurant.com.
Meet us at McMae's
McMae's invites everyone to stop in the Bartlett bar and grill for drinks, which include $5 Bloody Marys, $3.50 23-ounce Miller Lite drafts and $2.50 16-ounce Miller Lite drafts on Sundays; $5 martinis on Mondays; half off wine on Tuesdays; $3.50 Corona, Corona Light and Dos XX and $4 margaritas on Wednesdays; $2 domestic bottles on Thursdays; $3.50 import pints and $5 Patron on Fridays; $3.50 premium or import bottles and $4 Absolut mixers on Saturdays.
McMae's Tavern and Grill is at 1075 W. Stearns Road, Bartlett. (630) 736-1100 or mcmaes.com.
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Salsa 17's specialty margaritas
Special doesn't just happen on one particular day at Salsa 17 in Arlington Heights. Try Salsa 17's featured margarita everyday, starting at $8.50. Featured margaritas rotate bi-weekly. Recent yumminess has included the blackberry margarita and the apricot beer-garita made with Tequila El Jimador Reposado, Cointreau Orange Liquor, fresh apricots, fresh-squeezed lime juice and IPA beer on top, served on the rocks with a salted rim.
Salsa 17 is at 17 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights. (847) 590-1122 or salsa17grill.com.