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Some of our favorite restaurants for fine food … and great times!


Catch 35 Seafood & Steaks
Catch 35, a true Seafood and Steak house, located in the heart of downtown Naperville, offers a seasonal variety of fresh seafood and premium steaks.   Signature dishes include Georges Bank Scallops, Jumbo Maryland style Crab Cakes, and Lake Superior Whitefish.  A 14 ounce New York Strip served with Maitre d’Hotel butter, garlic parmesan smashed red potatoes, creamed spinach, and roasted garlic is a steaklover’s favorite at Catch 35.  Dive into Catch 35’s annual Lobster Bash menu throughout September featuring lobster rolls, whole Maine Lobster, and “Award-Wining” Lobster Mac & Cheese.  Sample seasonal offerings with Catch 35’s 3 course Prix Fixe Menu for only $37.  The elegant atmosphere at Catch 35 is the perfect private party space for your next celebration dinner or business luncheon.     Visit for daily bar specials. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.  Locations: 35 W. Wacker, Chicago, 312-346-3500 and 35 S. Washington, Naperville, 630-717-3500.

Jen’s Guesthouse
We are proud to announce that Courtright’s Restaurant in Willow Springs is open seven days a week for your enjoyment. We have also added a new venue to our space, The Backyard. Our gorgeous outside boasts live music, delicious food & drinks, and great times for all to experience.

Plan your next event, corporate gathering, or holiday party with us. We can host private parties for up to 300 guests. Located at 8989 Archer Ave., Willow Springs, IL 60480. Call (708) 839-8000. Visit for more details and be sure to like us on Facebook.

Our new Dailies Menu features an entrée specialty – paired with a drink special – available for one day a week and for a limited time only. Whether you’ve been craving our Original Sizzling Fajitas or Meatloaf No. 9 (yep, they’re back); you want to try the new 612 Burger (our take on the Juicy Lucy); indulge in the Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken or some Huge Panko Fried Shrimp, they’re all good enough to deserve their own day. Plus, our Not Your Average Queso with potato skins for dipping and Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée are available every day to tide you over. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. for more information,

Mon Ami Gabi
Mon Ami Gabi is a classic French bistro located on the east side of The Oakbrook Center Mall, near Neiman Marcus. We’re open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, along with weekend brunch available Saturday 11:30am – 3:00pm and Sunday 10:30am – 3:00pm. We also host a variety of events: Gather your friends and sharpen up your cooking skills at our monthly cooking classes on Saturday, Sept. 16 and Saturday, Oct. 21. Learn how to make some of our most popular fall menu items with a demonstration by Executive Chef Bruce Williams. And, join us for our Night at the Cabaret Wine Dinner and Can-Can Show on Monday, Sept. 18 and on Monday, Oct. 23. To secure a spot to our events or to make a reservation, please call 630-472-1900 and visit our website at for more information.

Vino Thai
Vino Thai serves up healthy and fresh Thai cuisine.  Ever since 1990, Vino Thai has provided customers with the finest and freshest tasting Thai food in a pleasurable dining atmosphere. Signature dishes include Grilled Salmon, Crunchy Basil, Crazy Noodles and Basil Chicken. Dine in – Carry Out. Vino Thai is located in East Gate Commons, 3825 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174. Open every day for lunch and dinner. For reservations call 630-443-8461. for more information.

Eddie Merlot’s
At Eddie Merlot’s hospitality and the comfort of our guests are our highest mission; we pledge to provide the finest service, highest quality foods, in world class facilities for our guests to enjoy a memorable experience. Eddie Merlot’s features USDA Prime Aged Beef, fresh seafood, and many other offerings including an extensive wine list. We start with Prime beef, only 2% of all U.S. beef is awarded this certification. We age it for a minimum of 21 days, to an unparalleled standard of tenderness and flavor. Our from scratch kitchen crafts everything fresh daily from dressings and sauces to appetizers, sides, and desserts.

Eddie Merlot’s Prime Aged Beef and Seafood. With 3 Chicago Locations: Burr Ridge (630)468-2098, Warrenville (630)393-1900, and Lincolnshire (847)276-2000. for more information.

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