Bourbon dinner at Wildfire
If you’re a fan of bourbon, make reservations now for Wildfire Lincolnshire’s Beam Suntory Bourbon Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. The $100 dinner starts off with stuffed shrimp scampi and honey-bourbon chicken meatballs paired with Jim Beam Black. Next up is Basil Hayden’s-brown sugar glazed Faroe Islands salmon with Basil Hayden’s Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The main course consists of roasted maple whisky rack of pork and Maker’s Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky. End the meal with roasted apple crostata and Jim Beam Vanilla. Tax and gratuity are not included. Wildfire is at 235 Parkway Drive, Lincolnshire, (847) 279-7900 or wildfirerestaurant.com/.
Super Sunday planning
It’s never too early to start thinking about those Super Bowl parties and what you might serve. Here are some carryout options:
• Big Bowl Lincolnshire & Big Bowl Schaumburg: Party platters include grilled chicken satays, sesame peanut noodles, barbecued pork fried rice, Mongolian beef and more. Order by Saturday, Feb. 2; pick up by Sunday, Feb. 3. Lincolnshire: (847) 808-8880; Schaumburg: (847) 517-8881. bigbowl.com/
• Bub City Rosemont: Carryout options include barbecue wings, fried chicken and barbecue by the pound, including 18-hour smoked brisket, pulled pork and more. Order by Saturday, Feb. 2; pick up by Sunday, Feb. 3. (847) 261-0399 or bub-city.com/rosemont/.
• Wildfire: Think outside the box with Wildfire’s party platter menu, which includes the Wildfire chopped salad, bison meatballs, kale and artichoke fondue, barbecued baby back ribs and more. Plus, indulge in the seasonal pie or triple layer chocolate cake. Order by Saturday, Feb. 2; pick up by Sunday, Feb. 3. Lincolnshire: (847) 279-7900, Oak Brook: (630) 586-9000, Glenview: (847) 657-6363, Schaumburg: (847) 995-0100 or wildfirerestaurant.com/.