Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Hmmm, beer, that sounds good about now, but where to go? Tell us you favorite spot.
The weather's getting warmer and summer's getting closer, so where do you go for a cold beer when you go for a cold beer in Plainfield? The nominees are: MoeJoe's Front Street Cantina Fiesta Mexicana Grill & Cantina Katie O'Connor's Pint House & Eatery Bin 48 Buffalo Wild Wings Chili's Grill & Bar Fox's Restaurant and Pub HopScotch & Vine McBride's Pub & Grille Uptown Eatery & Tap Tap House Grill The Back Door Pub Railsplitter Inn Go ahead and choose from the ones above, then click the link to its directory page and leave a glowing review. Or if you like someplace better we haven't mentioned, let us know in the comments, and then on Friday we'll pick a winner. Cheers!
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Organic foods paired with wines and beers will be featured; the Green Market with organic meats, produce and eggs resumes Sept. 17.
Organic and sustainable wines and foods are the nature of business year-round at Wine & Cheese by TCC in downtown Plainfield. Several special events will let you sample and savor the goods even more. The seventh anniversary tasting party from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday will feature wine and beer tastings along with organic food. Tickets for the party, which will be held under a tent in the parking next to Wine & Cheese by TCC, 24104 W. Lockport St., are $10 and include a commemorative wine glass. The Green Market, featuring the sale of local, organic and sustainable farm-fresh produce, meats and eggs, will resume Sept. 17. Held inside the store from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday (except Sept. 10), the Green Market offers different items each …
Friday, April 8, 2011
The Saturday night event features beer and wine tasting and an Easter egg hunt.
Kids have the Easter Bunny, baskets of candy and egg hunts. Thanks to a new event in town, adults can get in on the fun this Easter, too. “Sippety Hoppity Wine & Beer Tasting and Adult Egg Hunt” on Saturday evening at a former supper club in Plainfield will be just that – drinking and searching for eggs. More than a dozen beers and more than a dozen wines will be offered, and eggs will be filled with candy and prize money. Appetizers and entertainment by acoustic guitarist and vocalist Dave Bellah from the band Red dB also will be part of the fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of the Plainfield Park District Foundation. Raffle items such as Ravinia tickets, Rachael Ray cookware and a Weber grill will be up for bid, with tickets sold by …
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Customers voted new Plainfield brewpub tops in suburban brews, food, dancing and drinks.
For a new kid on the block, Plainfield’s Limestone Brewing Company is making its share of nightlife news. SuburbaNites Dining and Entertainment Magazine, at Monday night’s “Best of the Burbs” party in Aurora, handed Limestone its top awards for Best Brewpub, Best Dance Club, Best Chef, and Best Mixed Drink, the latter for its Limestone Lemonade. Customers voted Limestone tops in four categories from a field of all suburban Chicago dining and entertainment venues. “Being recognized as the best brewpub in the Chicago suburbs is fantastic considering that we have only been open for just over a year,” Limestone partner/owner Doug Isley said. “It’s a tribute to all of our employees and shows that we really are dedicated to producing outstanding…
Monday, January 31, 2011
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Monday, December 20, 2010
For your dining, driving and last-minute food and gift-giving pleasure, a handful of businesses are open on a day when most of us are celebrating.
This coming Christmas Day, not everyone will be basking in the glow of the family hearth feeling nothing but goodwill toward men after downing a huge feast and tearing open a bounty of presents. Some folks will be manning cash registers, working in kitchens and overseeing gas pumps to guarantee you can not only get to grandma's house, but that you can pick up that last-minute bottle of booze, box of candy or present for Aunt Mildred along the way. And just in case the Bumpus' hounds make off with your turkey, several Chinese restaurants will be open for your dining pleasure. Here are 15 places you may or may not know are open on Christmas: 1. Starbucks, 12640 Route 59, open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 2. Walgreens, 14902 Route 59 (at Route 126) …