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Tuscany Oak Brook Live Music

Guests are invited to enjoy the sounds of the Eustachia Band featuring Cindi Cronin at Tuscany Restaurant in Oak Brook for the monthly music series “Tune into Tuscany: Fourth Fridays Live” on Friday, June 24.  Patrons can also indulge in Tuscany’s revamped $3 Bar Bites Happy Hour, available Monday through Friday from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, featuring items like Mini Burgers, Fried Shrimp Tempura, Mini Filet Sandwiches and Baked Caprese Crostini.  Daily drink specials at Tuscany Oak Brook include half-off martinis on Tuesdays, half-off wine on Wednesdays and half-off all beer on Thursdays.  Specials are available in the bar and lounge only.

Friday, June 24
8:00 PM to Midnight

COST:  No Cover

1415 W. 22nd St.
Oak Brook, IL 60521

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Sunday: Closed 

About Eustachia Band
Four incredible musicians combined to form the band, Eustachia, that creates dynamic and energetic sounds through the decade for listening and dancing pleasure.  The lovely and talented Cindi Cronin is on vocals and accompanied by Terry Allen (Keyboard & Bass), Mark Shraub (Guitar), Keith Pabach (Drums & Percussion) and Mingas Matkus (Saxophone & Percussion).


Gibsons Oak Brook Hosts Charles Krug Wine Dinner

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Oak Brook announces the next event in their 2011 Sommelier Dinner Series with a five-course Charles Krug Wine Dinner hosted by Peter Mondavi Jr. on Thursday, June 16 at 6:30 PM.  Executive Chef Brian Key has created a special menu that is perfectly paired with a selection of wines from Charles Krug (complete menu is available below).  Reservations are required. 

The first winery in the Napa Valley was founded in 1861 by Charles Krug.  Charles Krug Winery concentrates on handcrafted red Bordeaux varietals from Napa Valley appellations under the stewardship of the Peter Mondavi Family.  Peter Mondavi Jr. is the second son of Peter and Blanche Mondavi and grandson of Cesare and Rosa Mondavi, the Napa Valley pioneers who purchased the historic Charles Krug winery in 1943.  As co-proprietor with his brother Marc, he works closely with their father, Peter Sr., on issues of strategic importance, including stewardship of all the winery’s brands.

WHEN: Thursday, June 16, 2011
                6:30 Reception, 7:00 Dinner 

COST:   $99 per person, tax and gratuity included 

WHERE: Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse – OAK BROOK
2105 Spring Rd
Oak Brook, IL  60523


2010 Sauvignon Blanc
King Crab Tacos
Avocado, Lettuce, Citrus Salsa
Baby Brie En Croute
Apricot Chutney, Toasted Almonds

2009 Chardonnay Carneros
Citrus Cured Halibut, Micro Radish Salad, Citrus Tobiko, Carrot Vinaigrette

2007 Pinot Noir
Pan Seared Breast of Duck, Duck Confit Ravioli, Parsnip Puree, Micro Asparagus, Cherry Reduction

2008 Merlot
Grilled Irish Organic Salmon, Roasted Cauliflower, Pea Tendrils, Miso Butter

2006 Cabernet Sauvignon
Gibsons USDA Prime Angus Strip Loin, Bone Marrow Mashed Potato, Hon She Medji Mushrooms, Blackberry-Ancho Sauce 

Zinfandel Port Lot XIII
Vanilla/Honey Pound Cake, Wild Berries, Poached Meringue, Port Syrup

Gibsons Oak Brook Patio Specials

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse announces their highly anticipated Spring & Summer Schedule of cocktail specials, live music and other lively events perfect for the warmer weather (full schedule available below). 

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse Oak Brook boasts numerous outdoor spaces which have the capacity to seat 200 including a lounge area with three toasty fire pits perfect for sipping cocktails after work; a full-service outdoor dining area with seating for 125; and a full outdoor bar complete with two HD flat-panel televisions, a 6-foot long glass enclosed fire place, digital sound-system and heat lamps for those chilly Chicagoland evenings.  A newly built Alpine Waterfall feature off the main outdoor dining room provides a relaxing ambience for enjoying classic Gibsons cocktails and fare.  The Gibsons Oak Brook patio is open for dining during both lunch and dinner.


Wednesday: ABSOLUT Dueling Wednesdays
Featuring: Chicago Dueling Pianos from 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM on the patio
$5 16oz pint of Absolut Lemonade (any flavor)
$9 Absolut Martinis

Thursday: GREY GOOSE Thursdays
Featuring: Live Pop Music Band
$7 Grey Goose Mixed Drinks
$7 Dragon Berry Lemonade (16oz pint Glass)
$9 Grey Goose Martinis

Friday: CHAMBORD Vodka Royal Treatment Fridays 
(Ladies Night Out)
Featuring: Live DJ spinning dance music, disco through today
$7 Regal CV (Official Cocktail of the Royal Wedding)
$9 Chambord Vodka French Martinis
$30 bottles of Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay
PLUS Mani’s & Makeup from local salons

Saturday: MOET-HENNESSY Cigar Lounge Saturdays
Featuring: Jazz trio playing standards 
$7 10 Cane Mojitos
$9 Belvedere Martinis
$30 Bottles of Domaine Chandon Pinot Noir
$30 Bottles of Newton Claret
$8 Glenmorangie 10-year scotch
PLUS Great selection of cigars from the humidor

Sunday: Mules, Margaritas, and Music
Featuring: Live DJ on the patio
$7 Patron Margaritas
$7 Moscow Mules
$7 Patron XO Café

WHERE:       Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse – OAK BROOK
2105 Spring Rd
Oak Brook, IL  60523

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Oak Brook Hosts Glenlivet Scotch Dinner

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Oak Brook announces a Glenlivet Scotch Dinner featuring Glenlivet Ambassador Winston Evans and courses prepared by Executive Chef Brian Key on Tuesday, April 26 at 7:00 PM. 

The Glenlivet Distillery, located in Moray, Scotland produces single malt scotch whisky.  Glenlivet scotch has become the biggest selling malt whisky in the United States. 

The five-course event begins with passed appetizers like Foie Gras PB&J paired with The Glenlivet 12 Year Old.  Four courses will follow and highlights include Seared Sea Scallop and Lobster paired with The Glenlivet 16 Year Old Nadurra, and Gibsons Prime Angus Strip Loin paired with The Glenlivet 18 Year Old.  The decadent meal will finish with Flourless Chocolate Cake paired with The Glenlivet 21 Year Old Archive.  All attendees will enjoy a “final toast” featuring The Glenlivet XXV.  Complete menu and scotch pairings are below.

WHEN:         Tuesday, April 26
                        6:30 PM Reception, 7:00 PM Dinner

COST:            $85 per person, all-inclusive

RESERVE:   Reservations required, space is limited. Call 630-954-0000.

WHERE:       Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse – OAK BROOK
                        2105 Spring Rd
                        Oak Brook, IL  60523

Grilled Artichoke, Leek and Spinach Purse
Foie Gras PB&J with toasted peanut puree, roasted pineapple and herb jam, brioche
The Glenlivet 12 Year Old

Duo of Roast Quail Breast
Morel mushroom risotto, wild spring onions, natural jus
The Glenlivet 15 Year Old French Oak Reserve

Seared Sea Scallop & Lobster
Shaved fennel, arugula, cara cara orange, bouillabaisse vinaigrette
The Glenlivet 16 Year Old Nadurra

Gibsons Prime Angus Strip Loin
Yukon Gold potato puree, roasted heirloom carrots, green peppercorn sauce
The Glenlivet 18 Year Old

Flourless Chocolate Cake
Espresso anglaise, walnut brittle, toasted chili ice cream
The Glenlivet 21 Year Old Archive

Final Toast
The Glenlivet XXV

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse and Hugo’s Frog Bar Live Music

This April, Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Rosemont, Oak Brook and on Rush Street and Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish Houses on Rush Street and in Naperville take their classic dining scenes to the next level with a full schedule of live music.  Every evening (hours vary, see below), guests will enjoy different styles of live music to complete their dining experience.  Admission is free (See full schedule below).

At Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, while guests enjoy their dinner, they will also be treated to the sounds of keyboardist, signer and songwriter Desiree Irwin on Wednesday, April 20 and enjoy pianist and vocalist Sami Scot on Thursday, April 21.  Having performed around the world, Sami Scot has become one of Chicago’s premier solo artists.

Additionally, guests can come for the steak and stay for the music as longtime Chicagoland favorite, Lenny Capp, entertains as the resident musician at Gibsons in Rosemont Wednesdays through Saturdays from 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM throughout April.   


Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Oak Brook:
In the Bar:
Mondays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Jim Rollins
Tuesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Anderson “Sonny” Edwards
Wednesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Anderson “Sonny” Edwards
Wednesdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Sonny Trio
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Anderson “Sonny” Edwards
Thursdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Desiree Irwin
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Jim Rollins
Fridays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, KC McDonough Piano/Guitar Duo
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Paul Coscino
Saturdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Sonny TrioGibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Rosemont:
Wednesdays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Lenny Capp Solo
Thursdays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Lenny Capp Solo
Fridays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Lenny Capp Trio
Saturdays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 PM, Lenny Capp TrioGibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Rush St.:
Mondays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Mondays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Alex Kaleo
Tuesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Joe Hurt
Tuesdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Larry Hanks
Wednesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Larry Hanks
Wednesdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Lloyd Wilson
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Thursdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Lloyd Wilson
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Fridays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Deborah Wyndham
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Alex Kaleo
Saturdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Lloyd Wilson
Sundays: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Deborah Wyndham or Father Michael Shannahan
Sundays: 8:00 PM – 12:00 PM, Joe HurtMondays: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, John Talmadge
Tuesdays: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, KC McDonough
Wednesdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, John Talmadge
Wednesdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Professor John
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, John Talmadge
Thursdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Professor John
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Anderson “Sonny” Edwards
Fridays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Professor John
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, John Talmadge
Saturdays: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Damian Williams
Sundays: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, John TalmadgeWednesdays: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Desiree Irwin
Thursdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Sami Scot
Thursdays: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Piano/Guitar Duo with KC McDonough & Andrew Collins
Fridays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Professor John
Fridays: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Duotone
Saturdays: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Professor John
Saturdays: 8:00 PM – Midnight, Steve Kouba 

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, Rush St.:

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, Naperville:

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
1029 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611, 312.266.8999
5464 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018, 847.928.9900
2150 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523, 630.954.0000
Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House
1024 N Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611, 312.640.0999
55 S Main Street, Naperville, IL 60540, 630.548.3764

Grotto Hosts Wine and Cheese Tasting

Grotto Italian Steakhouse in Oak Brook invites guests to enjoy a complimentary wine and cheese tasting on Wednesday, April 13 beginning at 5:00 PM.  Wine enthusiasts will have an opportunity to sample two featured wines of the evening including Estancia Pinot Noir and Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc.  The wines will be expertly paired with an array of hand cut cheeses selected by Grotto’s Executive Chef Abraham Aguirre.  

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 13
                  5:00 PM – 7:00 PM            

COST:  Complimentary

RESERVE:   Space is limited. (630) 571-5700.
                        Reservations Required by April 11. 

Grotto Italian Steakhouse

3011 Butterfield Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Tuscany Oak Brook April Wine Dinner

Guests are invited to enjoy an evening with James Collins as he features the Wines of Washington State with a five-course dinner on Tuesday, April 5 at Tuscany Restaurant in Oak Brook.  Seasonal menu highlights will include: Roasted Jumbo Shrimp wrapped in Smoked Bacon, Round Ravioli stuffed with Granny Smith Apples and Duck Confit, and Roasted Veal Strip Loin Medallion wrapped in Speck Prosciutto.  Featured wines will include: Waterbrook Melange Blanc 2008, Primarius Pinot Noir 2006, Washington Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 and more.  Full menu with pairings available below.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30 PM

COST:  $55.00 per person (not including tax and gratuity)

RESERVE:   Call 630.990.1993

Gamberetti Arrosto

Roasted jumbo shrimp wrapped in smoked bacon, Tuscan farro mousse with fresh thyme aged balsamic reduction
Paired With: 
Waterbrook Sauvignon Blanc 2007
Insalatina D’Asparagi
Marinated grilled green and white asparagus, baby romaine, toasted cashews, shaved Pecorino, black peppercorn dried cherry vinaigrette
Paired With:
Waterbrook Mélange Blanc 2008


Agnolotti D’Anatra Alla Salvia
Round ravioli stuffed with Granny smith apples and duck comfit, Sage brown butter sauce, oven dried cherry tomato, shaved parmigiano
Paired With:
Primarius Pinot Noir 2006

Medaglione di Vitello
Roasted veal strip loin medallion wrapped in speck prosciutto, pan seared white potato crust, caramelized Vidalia onions, and Washington Hills Cabernet Sauvignon reduction
Paired With:
Washington Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Torta di Cioccolato
Chocolate mousse cake with fresh forest berries
Paired With: 
Red Decadence

1415 W. 22nd St.
Oak Brook, IL 60521