Dining events: Retro Bistro fetes Bastille Day

Retro Bistro fetes Bastille Day

Yay, France! Retro Bistro celebrates Bastille Day through Sunday with a three-course prix fixe menu that includes crabcake wellington and osso bucco. $45 per person, not including tax or gratuity. Retro Bistro has locations at 1746 Golf Road, Mount Prospect, (847) 439-2424, and 83 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, (815) 893-4465.

Beelow's cigar dinner

Beelow's Steakhouse hosts a carnivore cigar dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 19. The evening on the patio includes a seven-course dinner with three cigars to enjoy on the patio with a live cigar roller and a $10 gift card toward a future visit. The menu includes Kelly's spicy Asian shrimp, a salad, pork chops, Ivanhoe meat raffle beef and more. $75 per person, tax and gratuity not included. Beelow's Steakhouse is at 763 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich. (847) 540-0600 or

Gene & Georgetti's anniversary menu

Gene & Georgetti celebrates the 75th anniversary of its original location with a special menu for two available Thursday through Saturday, July 21-23. The menu includes two appetizers, two salads, two entrees and dessert. Entree choices include braised short rib, mango Chilean sea bass, bucatini carbonara, rigatoni with squash ragu, eggplant parmigiana, surf and turf, filet Brie and broiled rib-eye. $75 for two guests, tax and gratuity not included. Gene & Georgetti is at 9421 W. Higgins Road, Rosemont. (847) 653-3300 or

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