Texas de Brazil's Ronald McDonald House events
Texas de Brazil benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities this weekend with two events. On Friday, all proceeds from the sale of Eli's Moscato Berry Tira Mi Su Cheesecake go to RMHC. On Saturday, breakfast with Santa takes place from 9 to 11 a.m. and includes a breakfast buffet, gifts for all children and an appearance from the big man himself. $35 per adult, $20 per child younger than 12. Texas de Brazil is at 5 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg. (847) 413-1600 or texasdebrazil.com/locations/illinois/Schaumburg/.
The Grandstander gastropub celebrates the mustache on Mondays throughout November with Mustache Mondays. Check-in at The Grandstander on Facebook with a selfie of a real mustache or a mustache on a stick at the bar and get 10 percent off your total bill. The Grandstander is at 507 S. Third St., Geneva. (331) 248-0919 or facebook.com/GrandstanderGeneva/.
Morton's anniversary upgrades
Morton's just celebrated its 25th anniversary with a complete renovation that includes an upstairs bar as well as a patio. Now through December order the surf and turf -- a steak and lobster tail with drawn butter -- for $55. Daily happy hour specials include bar bites, like the $7 iceberg wedge bites and Parmesan truffle matchstick fries, as well as the $8 mini crabcake BLTs, four petite mignon sandwiches and short rib steak tacos, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close. Morton's The Steakhouse is at 9525 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont. (847) 678-5155 or mortons.com/.