Tuesday, August 11, 2009

August Specials from Kurman Clients

As the summer begins to wind down, Kurman clients are still going strong as they offer great deals throughout the month of August. Take a look at what they are featuring:

Max’s on the Green
621 Westley Rd., Glencoe, Ill.
(847) 835-3686

As of June 15, Max’s on the Green opened at Glencoe Golf Club providing tasty food for both golfers and non-golfers alike. What used to be a typical golf course food concession has now transformed into a casual full-service restaurant for dinner, with fresh, prepared-to-order counter-side service for breakfast and lunch.

For dinner, Max’s on the Green offers a more expansive menu including appetizers and entrées. Appetizer selections include Shrimp in red pepper sauce ($5.50); Crab Cakes ($7.50); Chicken & vegetable pot stickers ($4.95); or Flat Bread Pizza ($5.95).

Max’s on the Green has delicious burgers like the Greg Norman Kobe Burger, the Greg “Shark” Norman’s 8-ounce beef burger grilled to perfection and served on a pretzel bun with lettuce and tomato, complimented with a choice of tobacco onion strings or crispy fries ($13.95). Add cheddar, American, bleu or Swiss cheese for an additional charge.

Entrées include Salmon Filet, pan seared with Chef’s special spice rub ($15.95); Tilapia, dredged in corn flour and lightly fried to golden brown ($13.95); 8-ounce Skirt Steak, seasoned and grilled, finished with compound butter ($16.95); or Ravioli, delicate pasta squares filled with spinach served with marinara sauce, ($12.95), or filled with lobster and served with a brown butter sauce ($16.95). All entrées are served with a starch and vegetables that change daily based on market fresh availability and Chef Ed’s preference. Entrées can be served with a choice of garden or Caesar salad for an additional charge.

Max’s on the Green will only remain open through October 31, so act quickly before the golfing season comes to an end.

About Max’s on the Green
Max’s on the Green is located 621 Westley Rd., Glencoe, Ill. and open for spring and summer, seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. through October 31. Reservations are not required, but are recommended for large parties and can be made at (847) 835-3686. For more information, please visit www.cateringbymaxs.com.

921 Pasquinelli Dr. Westmont, Ill.
(630) 455-9846
798 W. Algonquin Rd., Arlington Heights, Ill.
(847) 228-9551

Now is the time to experience Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen’s delicious seafood at a bargain price. Pappadeaux offers seven lunch menu items for less than $10.

Try the Louisiana Gumbo & Garden Salad, a choice of a steaming bowl of gumbo or crawfish bisque and fresh garden salad ($7.95); Pappadeaux Steak Sandwich; grilled steak served on French bread bun with horseradish, mayonnaise, grilled onions, tomato and arugula, served with hand cut French fries ($9.95); Louisiana Gumbo & PoBoy, choice of half blackened catfish, fried shrimp or fried oyster poboy and a cup of gumbo or crawfish bisque ($8.95); PoBoys, choice of catfish, oyster, shrimp or shrimp and oyster on a freshly baked hoagie bun with coleslaw in a creamy rémoulade dressing, served with French fries ($9.95); Fried Shrimp, served with French fries ($9.95); Pan Grilled Tilapia, topped with toasted hazelnuts and brown butter, served with green beans and potatoes ($9.95); or Chicken Linguine Picayune; grilled chicken breast, mushrooms, spinach, broccoli, garlic and extra virgin olive oil ($9.95).

Happy hour at Pappadeaux features more than 10 appetizers for less than $5 with a $2.50 minimum beverage purchase per person in the bar area. From 3-7 p.m. Monday through Friday snack on Green Bean Frit, with lemon aioli ($1.95); Beer Battered Pickles, with ranch dressing ($1.95); Catfish Beignets, with shoestring potatoes ($2.95); Crispy Orange Shrimp, tempura fried shrimp with a sweet and spicy sauce ($2.95); Blackened Boudin, with grilled toast points ($2.95); Petite PoBoy, choice of blackened catfish, fried shrimp or oyster ($3.95); King Crab Maki Roll, Alaskan king crab with cilantro, lime juice and a sweet and tangy teriyaki sauce ($4.95); Tandoori Seared Salmon Sticks, with a pineapple glaze ($4.95); Mini Fondeaux, with blackened shrimp and crawfish with garlic bread ($4.95); and the Chef Selection Oysters, on the half shell-half dozen.

About Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen is located in Chicago’s western suburbs (921 Pasquinelli Dr., Westmont, Ill.; 630-455-9846) and northwest suburbs (798 W. Algonquin Rd., Arlington Heights, Ill.; 847-228-9551). Pappadeaux’s Arlington Heights location is open for lunch 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. For dinner, Pappadeaux is open 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Pappadeaux in Arlington Heights serves brunch from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. every Sunday. Pappadeaux’s Westmont location is open for lunch 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Sunday. For dinner, Pappadeaux is open 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information or to join Pappadeaux’s e-mail club, visit www.pappadeaux.com.

Sweet Baby Ray’s
800 E. Higgins Rd., Elk Grove Village, Ill.
(847) 437-9555

August: Texas BBQ
During the hot month of August, Sweet Baby Ray’s introduces its version of Texas Brisket slow smoked and carved to order, offered lean or “with flavor,” served with the rich flavors from the deckle of the brisket. The special menu includes a trio of Texas flavors with smoked brisket, smoked sausage (imported from Southside Market in Elgin, Texas) and pork spareribs, all served Texas style with Sweet Baby Ray’s own Texas barbecue sauce, barbecue beans and potato salad, complimented with all-you-care-to-eat pickles, onions, jalapeño peppers, saltines and white bread ($11.49). Come in and experience a taste of Texas.

All-You-Can-Eat Pig Roast and End of Summer Barbecue Spectacular (August 23)
From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. August 23 come in to Sweet Baby Ray’s and enjoy an all-you-can-eat pig roast. For just $19.99 for adults and $8.99 for children, feast on freshly made Bratwurst, Hot Dogs, Jalapeño Dogs, and Cheddar Brats hand crafted at Elburn Meat Market. The pig roast and end of summer barbecue are in addition to Sweet Baby Ray’s house specialties, Baby Back Ribs, Smoked Chicken, Beef Brisket and Roasted Corn on the Cob.

Taste Sweet Baby Ray’s homemade sides including deviled eggs, Cajun style potato salad, grilled vegetables, jalapeños, onions and fruit, along with fresh cornbread and more.

For the kids, check out the IBC root beer floats and Sweet Baby Ray’s novelty ice cream station.

Drinks are just $3.50 and include ice cold Shiner Bock beer, Shiner Black lager and Shiner Smokehaus.

Summer Take-Out Specials
On the go? Sweet Baby Ray’s offers take-out specials Monday through Friday, including its Full Slab Dinner, with two sides and cornbread for only $15 (only available until August 31). Monday special includes Sweet Baby Ray’s best selling Pork Sandwich, served with fries and a drink ($5.99); and on Tuesday, take home Jambalaya, served with a cup of gumbo and a drink ($8.99). Wednesday features ¼ Chicken, one side, cornbread and a drink ($6.99), along with All-You-Can-Eat Ribs for $16.99, which includes au gratin potatoes, coleslaw and cornbread; Thursday, enjoy a Boneless Rib Sandwich, with fries and a drink ($5.99); and celebrate Friday and taste Sweet Baby Ray’s Rib Tips Plate, served with fries, cornbread and a drink ($7.99).

Chicago BBQ Everyday
For years, Sweet Baby Ray’s has exceeded the expectations of its Chicago customers. Each Windy City patron has their favorite dish, from baby back ribs, to rib tips and hot links, but the high quality of food is what Sweet Baby Ray’s prides itself.

In addition to the specials during these summer months, customers can order the signature dishes from the original menu. A restaurant favorite and a top selling item is the Pulled Pork Sandwich, seasoned with Sweet Baby Ray’s special rub, smoked low and slow for up to 12 hours, hand pulled with love, and infused with The Boss for $8.99. True Sweet Baby Ray’s fans can enjoy A Full Slab of Baby Back Ribs for $19.99

Labor Day
Don’t forget Sweet Baby Ray’s is open for Labor Day. Pick up a special catering package that starts at $99.99, or stop in the restaurant to enjoy our Monday Buffet for just $10.99 that includes Rib Tips, Pulled Pork and Jerk Chicken.

About Sweet Baby Ray’s
Summer is coming to an end, so don’t forget to take advantage of the outdoor patio while it is still open. Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue Restaurant is located at 800 E. Higgins Rd., Elk Grove Village, Ill. (847) 437-9555. The restaurant is open Monday and Tuesday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday Noon to 11 p.m. and Sunday Noon to 9 p.m. Sweet Baby Ray’s also offers a private room for special occasions. To learn more about Sweet Baby Ray’s, call (847) 437-9555 or visit online at www.sbrbbq.com.

Trattoria Isabella
217 N. Jefferson St., Chicago, Ill.
(312) 207-1900

Keep an eye out for Trattoria Isabella’s authentic, 12-inch homemade pizzas for lunch and dinner, baked in a brick-oven that comes straight from Italy. These pizzas are currently on the menu, but will be baked in the new oven come the end of August. Taste the difference and try the Margharita, mozzarella, tomato sauce and basil ($10.95); Isabella, bufala mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, arugula ($11.95); Pizza alla Paolo, prosciutto di Parma, fresh arugula ($12.95); Pizza Siciliana, cozze, shrimp, calamari, tomato sauce ($13.95 lunch/$14.95 dinner); Quattro Formaggi, Gorgonzola, mozzarella, parmigiano, Bel Paese ($12.95); Pizza Vegetable, zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms and asparagus ($11.95); Pizza Genovese, anchovies, mozzarella, tomato sauce and oregano ($12.95); and Pizza alla Mamma, Italian sausage, peppers and capricola ($11.95 lunch/$12.95 dinner).

About Trattoria Isabella
Trattoria Isabella is open for lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday; for dinner from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; and 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. Complimentary Parking is available in the lot at Fulton and Jefferson after 5 p.m. weekdays and all day on weekends. For reservations at Trattoria Isabella or for more information, please call (312) 207-1900 or visit www.trattoriaisabellachicago.com.

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