65 years young
It's been 65 years since Superdawg first opened its doors. They're commemorating the event with a souvenir cup decorated circa the 1940s filled with an ice cold beverage for $3.25 or purchase a patch for $5. Superdawg is known for just that -- its Superdawgs -- an oversized, all-choice beef hot dog served with mustard, relish and pickles plus a side of hand-cut fries for $5.50. Or its whoopercheesie, a half-pound burger made with two hamburger patties, plus cheese and a side of fries for $7.75.
Superdawg Drive-in is located at 333 S. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling. (847) 459-1900 or superdawg.com.
Every week, The Cellar Bistro's chef picks his favorite dishes to feature. This weekend's dinner specials include a 10-ounce New York strip steak with garlic mashed potatoes and sauteed asparagus for $34 and a horseradish-encrusted cobia served on a chickpea purée with cherry tomatoes and olives for $32. Or stop in on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday and bring a friend. Enjoy two glasses of wine plus an appetizer for $30. Cellar Bistro hosts live music from 6:30 to 9 p.m. every Sunday and Monday.
The Cellar Bistro is located 132 N. Hale St., Wheaton. (630) 653-6299 or thecellarbistro.com.
Gordon Biersch unveils spring menu
A new menu has taken over at Gordon Biersch. Now through May 12, order the Asian rib appetizer, slow-cooked Asian pork ribs with a five-spice rub and crackling ground peanuts for dipping, for $10.95. New entrees include grilled swordfish in a lemon vinaigrette served with quinoa kale pilaf for $20.95; and parmesan-crusted chicken breast topped with tomato-basil relish and served with a garlic spinach for $14.95.
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant is at 639 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. (630) 739-6036 or gordonbiersch.com.