Dining out: Big Bowl fetes Chinese New Year with week of good luck specials
Year of the pig
To celebrate Chinese New Year, which is Tuesday, Feb. 5, Big Bowl in Lincolnshire and Schaumburg will be plating good luck foods Friday through Thursday, Feb. 1-7. Specialty drinks include blood orange ginger ale for $3.75 and blood orange sangria (white wine infused with blood orange puree) for $7.50 a glass and $28 a pitcher. Dine on egg drop soup for $4.95-$8.95, roasted pork egg foo young for $9.95, red braised pork shank (Chinese broccoli, mushrooms, pearl onions and jasmine rice) for $17.95, crispy Cantonese cod (Alaskan cod, scallions, Fresno peppers, black bean sauce and jasmine rice) for $17.95 and molasses spice cake with caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream for $5.95. Big Bowl is at 215 Parkway Drive, Lincolnshire, (847) 808-8880, and 1950 E. Higgins Road, Schaumburg, (847) 517-8881. bigbowl.com/.