Snuggery's summer drinks
Snuggery Schaumburg's patio is now open. Grab a $5 drink and relax outdoors. Everyday $5 cocktails include mojitos and margaritas, 20-ounce Long Islands, lemon drop martinis and other specialties like the Cruzan Confusion, made with Cruzan mango rum and Malibu coconut rum with pineapple juice on the rocks, or the Bay Breeze, made with Svedka clementine vodka with pineapple and cranberry juices. Snuggery Schaumburg is at 1540 Roselle Road, Schaumburg. (847) 519-7555 or snuggerychicago.com.
McGonigal's top Irish pub
Urban Spoon named McGonigal's Pub in Barrington one of the best Irish pubs in the Chicago area. Stop by for everyday beer specials that include $2 Miller High Life, $2 Hamms and $2.50 Old Style bottles, PBR bottles and 16-ounce cans and Rolling Rock bottles. Or swing in on days the Cubs play at home for $2 16-ounce cans of Budweiser and Bud Light. McGonigal's Pub is at 105 S. Cook St., Barrington. (847) 277-7400 or mcgonigalspub.com.
Celebrate Friday with Jack and Jim at JJ's Prime Time Sports Pub. Every Friday, Jack Daniels and Jim Beam cocktails are $5, along with an all-you-can-eat fish fry for $12.95. The fish fry includes haddock, coleslaw and choice of sweet tots, chips or fries. JJ's Prime Time Sports Pub is at 1555 Butterfield Road, Aurora. (630) 800-1161 or jjsprimetimepub.com.