Dining Out: Pi day deals and more

Pi day deals

Thursday, March 14, is pi day, which means not only do you get to celebrate the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, but you also get some tasty deals.

• Stop by Beatrix for Pi(e) Day and grab a slice of Oh, My! Caramel Pie for just $3.14 (regular price is $8.95) when you dine-in at Oak Brook or their four Chicago locations on March 14.

Blaze Pizza is offering diners an 11-inch pizza for $3.14 (not including crust upgrades) when they download the Blaze app and join Blaze Rewards. Blaze is located at 5 Woodfield Road, Suite VC11, Schaumburg.

Happy anniversary

Mikerphone Brewing, 121 Garlisch Drive in Elk Grove Village, is celebrating its ninth anniversary week March 13-17 with a lineup of favorite food vendors, including Biker Dude Smashburgers, Chicago Culinary Kitchen, Tacos Las Manitas, Kurbside Pizza and Dark Horse Pop-up kitchen. Enjoy live music each day in addition to specialty beer releases and some hard-to-get guest beers.

The George Trois dining room has closed to make space for an expansion to sister restaurant Aboyer in Winnetka. Courtesy of Daniel Kelleghan

Au revoir, George Trois

After nine years, Chef Michael Lachowicz and the George Trois Group announced last week that the George Trois dining room, which shares the same building as the group’s popular French brasserie Aboyer in Winnetka, would cease service. But the news isn’t as bad as it sounds. The decision to close was made mainly to use the space as a much-needed extension for the Aboyer dining room. Additional events such as cooking classes, wine programs and George Trois pop-ups have been planned for the space on select dates as well.

“The enthusiasm that everyone has shown for Aboyer has been truly incredible, and we cannot be more grateful, but the love that everyone has shown has created a good problem for us,” Lachowicz said in a news release. “Specifically, we need more tables to serve our guests. The bittersweet answer for me is to expand Aboyer seating into the restaurant George Trois.”

Existing reservations for George Trois will be refunded or can be transferred to Aboyer.

Strap on your bib

It’s time to get crackin’ with king crab month at Pennyville Station in Park Ridge. From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, diners can feast on Alaskan king crab legs for $45 a pound. Au gratin potatoes, grilled asparagus, creamed spinach and garlic mashed potato sides are $8.95 for a half order and $12.95 for a full. Offer is for dine-in only and not available on holidays. Pennyville Station is located at 112 Main St. Reservations are available at OpenTable.

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