Dining out: Wild Onion Brewery fetes 25 years with two-day fest

  • Wild Onion Brewery is celebrating 25 years with a two-day festival Friday and Saturday, June 24-25.

    Wild Onion Brewery is celebrating 25 years with a two-day festival Friday and Saturday, June 24-25. Courtesy of Wild Onion Brewery

  • Noodles & Company opened its first location in Downers Grove this week.

    Noodles & Company opened its first location in Downers Grove this week. Courtesy of Noodles & Company

 
 
Updated 6/30/2022 2:32 PM

Cheers to 25 years

Raise a toast to Wild Onion Brewery's 25th anniversary during its upcoming two-day festival running 5-9 p.m. Friday, June 24, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the Lake Barrington venue. In honor of 25 years, the brewery will be releasing a specialty beer crafted with 25 different hops that will be available through June. Plus, expect live music from Pat McKillen on Friday and bluegrass music from Bourbon Aristocracy on Saturday.

 

Wild Onion Brewery is at 22221 N. Pepper Road, Lake Barrington, (847) 381-7308, onionbrewery.com/.

Lobster indulgence

Calling all lobster lovers: Morton's is offering a lobster indulgence three-course chef's summer menu Friday through Sunday, June 24-26. Treat yourself to the $69 meal, which includes a choice of starter (caprese salad, Caesar salad, artisan goat cheese salad or lobster bisque (extra $5)), a choice of entree (8-ounce cold-water lobster tail, lobster and jumbo lump crabcakes, Maine lobster ravioli or lobster scampi), and a choice of dessert (crme brle, Key lime pie, fresh mixed berries or Legendary Hot Chocolate Cake (extra $6)). Reservations are requested.

Morton's The Steakhouse is at 1751 Freedom Drive, Naperville, (630) 577-1372; 699 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, (847) 205-5111; 9525 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont, (847) 678-5155; 1470 McConnor Parkway, Schaumburg, (847) 413-8771, mortons.com/event/lobster-indulgence/.

ICYMI

This week, Downers Grove welcomed its first Noodles & Company location. New dishes to try include the LEANguini lemon Parmesan and cavatappi lemon Parmesan with shrimp tortelloni. Plus, Noodles offers keto- and paleo-friendly dishes, gluten-sensitive noodles, chef-curated salads, zoodles and more.

Noodles & Company is at 1101 Ogden Ave., Downers Grove, (630) 283-6902, noodles.com/.

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