Cab's January martini
Stop by Cab's Wine Bar and Bistro for the martini of the month: Dave's X-rated Martini. Through the end of January, try this specialty made with X-rated Liqueur, Sobieski vodka, ruby red grapefruit juice, cranberry juice and a splash of simple syrup for $8.
Cab's Wine Bar and Bistro is located at 430 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn. (630) 942-9463 or cabsbistro.com.
Brauer's risque bingo
This ain't your grandma's bingo, according to the organizers of Brauer House's weekly Monday night adult bingo. Fun begins at 7 p.m. with drink specials such as $5 20-ounce Long Island Iced Teas and Zombies and $2.50 call shots, as well as 50 percent off appetizers. Addison-based Studio 21 Adult Boutique provides the prizes.
Brauer House is at 1000 N. Rohlwing Road Suite 13, Lombard. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com.
Irish Mill's quiz
There's a $25 bar voucher at stake each Monday when a battle of the minds goes down at Irish Mill Inn. Pub quiz drink specials include $4.50 seasonal Sam Adams draft beers. First place gets a $25 bar tab. No cover.
Irish Mill Inn is at 26592 N. Route 83, Mundelein. (847) 566-7044 or theirishmillinn.com.
Tap In's post season
So, the Bears didn't make the post season, but you can still celebrate football at Tap in Pub and Carvery in Naperville. Game days feature $4 bowls of chili, 50-cent wings and $7 beer pitchers. Daily specials include ravioli on Monday, rib tips with homemade barbecue sauce, mac-n-cheese and corn on the cob on Saturday and chili-mac Sunday.
The Tap In Pub and Carvery is located at 2155 CityGate Lane, Naperville. (331) 457-5798 or tapinpub.com.
-- Sara Hooker