Restaurants adding new fall flavors


Fall additions

As the season changed, suburban restaurants added fall flavors. Here are some new features to discover:

CityGate Grille: Why not start with a treat? New fall dessert menu features layered chocolate pie, hot pumpkin pound cake with vanilla gelato, Greek yogurt cheesecake with a baklava crust and a drizzle of apple cider caramel , and a pecan and amaretto pie topped with a praline sauce. There’s also a new drink: Apple Caramel Martini made with Crown Royal Apple, Apple Cider, Cranberry Juice and Caramel. The restaurant is located at 2020 Calamos Court, Naperville, (630) 718-1010,

Domino’s: The pizza giant recently added three oven-baked dips to accompany their bread twists. Options include the Cheese Marinara Dip and Five Cheese Dip, both paired with Parmesan or Garlic bread twists, and the Baked Apple Dip, which is served with cinnamon bread twists made by hand. The Dips & Twists combos cost $ 7.99. Domino’s has branches throughout the suburbs.

Krispy Skreme: Halloween has taken over at Krispy Kreme. There are four new donuts – Abra Cat Dabra (an Original Glazed dipped in chocolate frosting and decorated to resemble a cat), Bewitched Broomstick (a Kreme filled donut decorated in purple frosting with golden stars and a broomstick. pretzel), Enchanted Cauldron (a chocolate glazed donut decorated like a cauldron) and Spooky Sprinkle (an original frosting covered in orange frosting and decorated with Halloween sprinkles) – which are available until October 31. Plus, Saturdays in October are scary Saturdays, which means for every dozen purchased, a second dozen costs $ 1. And on Halloween, anyone who passes by Krispy Kreme in costume can get a free donut. Locations are at 412 E. Devon Ave., Elk Grove Village; 110, chemin S. Mannheim, on the hillside; 9150 S. Western Ave., Evergreen Park; 17815 S. Halsted St., Homewood; and 108 N. State St., Chicago;

Lou Malnati’s: For a limited time, Lou’s will be serving the Italian combo pizza topped with Italian beef, sausage and zesty giardiniera. It can be ordered as a deep plate or as a thin crust. With locations throughout the suburbs, see for details.

Table at Crate: Warm up with new dishes such as Korean barbecue ramen which can be topped with fried tofu, chicken, shrimp or beef larb and cauliflower lasagna made with ricotta, pecorino and mozzarella. Plus, sip a new fall cocktail like Passion Fruit Sangria made with white vermouth, chinola and triple sec. And for weekend brunch, available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, consider chive crepe cushions or layers of vegetables and sourdough made with spicy pork shoulder, bacon, tomato sauce. , free-range egg and Asian giardiniera. The restaurant is located at 35 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, (630) 590-9444,

Village Squire: Oktoberfest specialties are a la carte, including brat chips ($ 8.99), Bavarian pretzel bites ($ 10.99), German sausage combo (grilled bratwurst, smoked thuringer and knockwurst on sauerkraut for $ 17.99), pork cutlet ($ 17.99), brat roll ($ 12.99)), chicken schnitzelwich ($ 15.99), Oktoberfest burger ($ 15.99) and apple and caramel cheesecake ($ 6.99). Specialty drinks include Sam Adams Octoberfest, Hacker Pschorr Oktoberfest, Michigan Mule (Absolut, Apple Cider, and Ginger Beer for $ 7.99) and Zombie (light and dark rum with tropical juices and almond liqueur for 8, $ 99). Locations are at 4818 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake, (815) 455-4130; 125 Washington St., West Dundee, (847) 428-4483; 4512 W. Elm St., McHenry, (815) 385-0900; and 480 Randall Road, South Elgin, (847) 931-0400,

On The Border is offering their Gold Rocks Margarita for $ 5 in October.
– Courtesy of On The Border

Congratulations to 39 years old

On The Border has been offering Tex-Mex flavors for 39 years. And with October as the birthday month, the restaurant offers its Gold Rocks Margarita for $ 5 all month.

Locations are at 1512 S. Randall Road, Algonquin, (847) 960-3915; 1915 Glacier Park Avenue, Naperville, (331) 472-8740; and 535 N. Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, (224) 433-5450,

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