Ted's Montana Grill's burger specials
Now through mid-July, try one of Ted's Montana Grill's specialty beef or bison burgers. George's Cadillac comes with cheddar cheese, smoky bacon and barbecue sauce ($13 beef, $14 bison); the Montana breakfast patty comes with American cheese, grilled ham, spicy tomato jam and an over-easy egg ($14 beef, $15 bison). The knife and fork chili cheese burger is topped with pepper jack and cheddar cheeses, 'Flying-D' chili, fresh tomatoes, jalapeņos and red onions, on an open-faced toasted ciabatta with sour cream ($14 beef, $15 bison). Pepper jack cheese also tops the New Mexico burger along with roasted Anaheim peppers, spicy tomato jam and handmade guacamole ($14 beef, $15 bison). Ted's Montana Grill has locations in Bolingbrook, Naperville and Glenview. tedsmontanagrill.com.
56-cent short stack
The International House of Pancakes celebrates 56 years in business with 56-cent short stacks. The discounted pancakes are available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 8. The original cost of a short stack was 60 cents. IHOP has locations throughout the suburbs. Ihop.com.
Mandile's Italian Restaurant celebrates 15 years this summer with a new dinner menu that includes all organic produce, fresh salmon, oysters, clams, shrimp, octopus, squid, halibut and grouper delivered daily and made-fresh daily cheeses like buratta, ricotta and buffalo mozzarella. Mandile's Italian Restaurant is at 2160 Lake-Cook Road, Algonquin. (847) 458-4000 or mandilesrestaurant.com.