Chef Amaury's beer dinner
Goose Island meets the fine dining of Chef Amaury starting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16. Featured beers include Sofie 2014, Lolita 2013, Matilda 2014, Pepe Nero 2012 and Pere Jacque 2013. The five-course meal includes duck pate, chicken and ramps, pork loin and passion fruit tres leches with pineapple and mango. $80 per person, tax and gratuity not included. Chef Amaury is at 33 W. New York St., Aurora. (630) 375-0426 or chefamaury.com.
Bandito's new specials
Cool off with Bandito Barney's new drink specials. Stop in any day for $7 Bacardi punch, $4 Bacardi "O" bombs and six for $22 Corona buckets. Other specials include $6 Tito's vodka drinks in a Mason jar on Mondays and $4 Irish Car Bombs and $3 slippery slopes on Fridays and Saturdays. Bandito Barney's Beach Club and Bordello is at 10 N. River St., East Dundee. (847) 426-7300 or banditobarneys.com.
Enjoy karaoke every Thursday and Friday night at O'Malley's Bar and Grill beginning at 9:30 p.m. Thursday's drink specials are 16-ounce Bud Lights for $3, and $3 312, Shock Top and Guinness Drafts, $3 UV bombs, and $3 gin and tonics. Thursdays offer free pool, darts and 2014 Golden Tee. Friday drink specials include $2 cherry Popsicle shots, $3 Shock Top drafts, $3 drink of the day, $4 UV bombs and buckets of 5 Budweiser or Bud Light for $13. O'Malley's Bar and Grill is at 701 Hill Ave., Aurora. (630) 898-8700 or omalleysaurora.com.