9 ball Tuesdays
Join Shark City's weekly 9 ball tournaments starting at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. $15 entry fee. Tuesday drink specials include $1 domestic bottles, $2 16-ounce domestic drafts, $3 well drinks and $6 domestic pitchers.
Shark City, 2240 Bloomingdale Road, Glendale Heights. (630) 893-9346 or sharkcity.biz.
Get your bacon on at Barbakoa on Mondays. Drink specials include $4 Stella Artois, $5 Macho Reds and $6 Mojitos, as well as complimentary bacon to snack on from 3 to 7 p.m. in the bar. Or stop by on Tequila Club Thursdays, $6 house margaritas and complimentary margarita upgrades. Friday offers sangria or rum ponche fishbowls for $19, and on Saturday you can order $19 pitchers of sparkling sangria.
Barbakoa, 1341 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove. (630) 852-2333 or barbakoa.com.<.b>
Bring your people to e+o food and drink. Try the $20 specialty carafe cocktails for four friends Monday through Friday in the bar and lounge. Carafes come with a choice of three drinks: Watermelon Storm, Lychee, and Strawberry Sling -- a blend of Tito's Vodka and orange blossom, mixed with muddled fresh strawberries, mango puree, St. Germaine and a splash of soda.
e + o food and drink, 125 Randhurst Village, Mount Prospect. (847) 398-3636 or eofoodanddrink.com.