Karma's penny wine
Throughout June, order two entrees at Karma Asian Food and Wine and add a bottle of red or white wine to your meal for a penny. The contemporary restaurant offers a bottle of one-cent house wine with its modern Asian fusion cuisine throughout the month of June. New entrees include the grilled mahi-mahi with quinoa, roasted red peppers, spinach, baby carrots and ginger soy for $25 or the potato and nori salmon with wasabi mashed potatoes, wakame salad and ginger scallion for $22.
Karma is at 510 E. Route 83, Mundelein. (847) 970-6900 or karmachicago.com.
Docks' drinks with a view
Enjoy a cold drink and a nice view at Docks Bar and Grill on Bangs Lake. Daily drink specials include $3 Corona, Corona Light and Pacifico bottles and 16-ounce cans of Old Style and Pabst Blue Ribbon. Every Sunday, stop in for an open jam. Sunday drink specials are $5 Smirnoff Bloody Mary's, $4 Smirnoff cocktails and $2 Miller Lite drafts.
Docks Bar and Grill, 3 is at13 E. Liberty St., Wauconda. (847) 526-3625 or docksbarandgrill.com.
Thirsty Whale's Saturday
Test the waters this weekend at Thirsty Whale Bar. Catch Hi Fi Superstar starting at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Drink specials include $6 Bloody Mary's, $4 Southern Comfort and DOC shots, and $3 domestic bottles and drafts.
Thirsty Whale Bar is at 1700 S. Randall Road, Algonquin. (847) 458-8555 or thirstywhalebar.com.
-- Sara Hooker