St. Charles charhouse
The North Avenue Charhouse Restaurant opened its doors in St. Charles. Recent specials include an 8-ounce NY strip steak with lobster tail for $29.95 and shrimp scampi for $24.95 served with a choice of potato and soup or salad. On Mondays and Tuesdays, grab a burger and fries for $5. The eatery is open 4 to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 4 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
North Avenue Charhouse Restaurant, 3755 E. Main St., St. Charles; (630) 443-6600 or northavechar.com.
New burgers in Carol Stream
A burger revolution started in Carol Stream this week with the opening of Rev Burger, a healthier fast food alternative owned by Wendy and William Spatz. Rev Burger offers hormone-, antibiotic- and filler-free meats. Burgers are made with Angus beef and french fries, and chicken tenders are baked, not fried.
Rev Burger, 415 Schmale Road, Carol Stream; (630) 221-1789 or rev-burger.com.
Schaumburg gets Italian
Chicago Prime Italian recently opened in the former Rosebud location in Schaumburg. Serving lunch and dinner, the restaurant offers the flavors of classic Italian fare and rare wines, as well as steak, chops, veal and fresh seafood. Entrees range from $15 to $25.
Chicago Prime Italian, 1370 E. Bank Drive, Schaumburg. (847) 240-1414 or chicagoprimeitalian.com.
-- Sara Hooker