Sam and Harry's updates dessert menu
Sam and Harry's has a breakfasty dessert you just can't miss: carrot cake doughnuts topped with salted caramel cream cheese and candied pecans. Other new desserts include strawberry cheesecake with strawberry sorbet, strawberry mint jam and graham streusel; Key lime pie with caramelized white chocolate and blackberry jam; and chocolate creamaux. All desserts cost $9. Sam and Harry's is at 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg. (847) 303-4050 or samandharrysschaumburg.com.
A month of burgers at Rivers Casino
Flipt at Rivers Casino celebrates national burger month with a new burger every day during May for $10. Burgers selections include the southwest turkey: signature turkey patty topped with pepper jack cheese, guacamole, pico de gallo, lettuce and tortilla strings; the carnivore burger, a quarter-pound beef and quarter-pound turkey patty with American and Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, ketchup, mustard and rivers sauce; and the teriyaki burger, a soy-glazed signature beef patty with avocado, pickled ginger, Asian slaw and wasabi mayo. Rivers Casino is at 3000 S. River Road, Des Plaines. (888) 307-0777 or riverscasino.com.
Tokio Pub's beer dinner
Tokio Pub brings the flavors of central Illinois' Destihl Brewery to a four-course beer dinner at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 19. Eats include rabbit rillette, house-made tater tots, suckling pig and buttermilk biscuits. Abbey's Single, Hoperation Overload, Strawberry Blonde and Flanders Red will be poured. $35, excluding tax and gratuity. Tokio Pub is at 1900 E. Higgins Road, Schaumburg. (847) 278-5181 or tokiopub.com.