Although the gift-giving season may be drawing to a close, the foodie holiday season is poised to last through January. This week's forecast has in store an extended brunch with bloody mary specials, a gourmet Italian dinner and a month-long crab festival.
Three-Restaurant Extended Holiday Brunch
From December 26 to January 2, enjoy an extended brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Frasca Pizzeria and Wine Bar, Dunlays on the Square and Dunlays on Clark. In addition, in honor of National Bloody Mary Day (Jan. 1), anyone who orders a bloody mary during extended brunch will have the option to buy a 32-ounce bottle of "foot stompin' good" Smoke Daddy "Smokin' Mary" mix for $2. Frasca Pizzeria is located at 3358 N. Paulina St., Dunlays on the Square is located at 3137 W. Logan Blvd, and Dunlays on Clark is located at 2600 N. Clark St.
Shaw's Annual Crab Festival
Bring in the new year and honor the crab in the month of January at Shaw's for their annual crab festival. Both Shaw's Chicago and Schaumburg locations will offer special three-course crab prix fixe dinners throughout the month of January.