95. Make it a Night at Mandile’s Restaurant & Banquets

 When was the last time you enjoyed a dinner date with delicious food and dancing after dessert? At Mandile’s Restaurant & Banquets, the dining experience satisfies more than your palate. On weekends the restaurant appeals to the active, social side of diners who appreciate dancing to live music. With an impressive wine collection and crafted cocktails, this restaurant-nightclub gives you … Read more…

93. Heinen’s Sunday Supper: Guerriere Family Pear Salad, Sea Scallops & Sunday Gravy

 It’s Heinen’s Sunday Supper time and the Guerriere family is inviting us to their dinner table tonight by sharing photos of some of their favorite Sunday dishes. Hyla, an interior designer and Nick, a financial trader, say they always enjoy sharing Sunday meals at home with their three children. Heinen’s Grocery gave the Guerrieres a gift card to purchase groceries … Read more…

75. Easter Egg Hunt & Brunch with the Bunny at Pinstripes

 All are welcome to join Pinstripes’ annual kids’ Easter egg hunt and brunch with the bunny this Sunday, April 5th.  The fun starts with the egg hunt at 9 a.m. sharp, followed by Easter bunny visits and brunch at 10 a.m. Be sure to bring your appetites because here’s what’s on the menu: Made-to-order Omlettes Wafflelicious Waffles Carved Prime Rib … Read more…

74. Mandile’s Easter Brunch Menu Features Over 50 Items!

 Feeling hungry? If you’re not, you will be after reading the Easter Brunch menu they’re planning at Mandile’s Restaurant and Banquets! Mandlie’s is hosting Easter Brunch from 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. this Sunday, April 5th. They will be featuring a more than FIFTY breakfast, lunch and dinner items to choose from plus dessert! The cost is $29.50 for adults … Read more…

66. Heinen’s Sunday Supper: Corned Beef, Cabbage & Saint Patrick’s Day Blessings

 With St. Patrick’s Day coming up this week, we’ve been fielding a lot of questions from our three young kids about leprechauns, rainbows and pots of gold. Though I wanted to put on my favorite green shirt and head to Chicago’s St. Pat’s Day Parade this weekend, the days of our celebrating with adults over green beer are long gone. … Read more…

58. Menu Monday: St. Patrick’s Day Treats at Anna Shea Chocolates

 We’re getting lucky for this week’s Menu Monday feature by taking a trip to Anna Shea Chocolates at the Arboretum of South Barrington.  At Anna Shea’s, you can always find the most beautifully decorated fine chocolates inspired by all holidays and seasons and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception!  Their annual St. Pat’s Collection of chocolates is back by popular … Read more…

51. Menu Monday: Egg Harbor Cafe Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday with Green Eggs & Ham

 For this week’s Menu Monday feature, we’re joining Egg Harbor Cafe in celebrating Dr. Seuss’ 111th birthday. One hundred and eleven years ago today, beloved children’s author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel (a.k.a. “Dr. Seuss”) was born.  Did you know that you can order a dish in honor of Dr. Seuss any day in Barrington?  That’s right, Green Eggs and Ham, … Read more…

44. Menu Monday: Mandile’s Gourmet Burger Thursdays

 Happy Monday, Barrington! It’s the first day of the workweek and it’s time to get cooking with this week’s Menu Monday feature. Today we’re dreaming of the $7 gourmet burger and hand-cut fries special served up on Thursdays only at Mandile’s Italian Resaurant & Banquets. This burger is so juicy, I might not be able to wait until Thursday to … Read more…

42. Heinen’s Sunday Supper: Mia Sorella Sisters’ Family Fiesta

 It’s Sunday and that means families are hard at work preparing hearty homemade meals at homes in Barrington area kitchens. Mary Sirois and Molly Kiefer, the twin sisters who owned Barrington’s Mia Sorella Salon, say they’ve been enjoying more time spent with their families since they made the decision to merge with Barrington Day Spa late last year. They’re inviting … Read more…

36. Prepare a Sweetheart Meal Inspired by Heinen’s Grocery

 You can discover your inner romantic by giving your sweetheart something more than a restaurant reservation – make an unforgettable meal prepared with ingredients found at Heinen’s Grocery in Barrington. It’s not hard and can be mastered by those who cook and those who don’t. Ken O’Connor, wine consultant, new hire orientation lead and customer service facilitator at Heinen’s grocery … Read more…