The Big Deals for April 5, 2013
By DENISE I. O’NEAL firstname.lastname@example.org April 4, 2013 1:25AM
Socca restaurant hosts a Chicago Cubs Opening Day "Bangers" Party April 8, featuring an all-you-can-eat sausage bar that includes hot dogs; bratwursts; and Polish, Italian and kielbasa sausages with all the trimmings.
Updated: May 6, 2013 6:08AM
From upscale to low-calorie, Sun-Times Media’s Big Deals column brings readers the dish on food and drink specials that will not break the bank.
Suggestions include a Jamba Juice smoothies special in Orland Park.
Socca, 3301 N. Clark St., Chicago. The restaurant presents a Chicago Cubs Opening Day “Bangers” Party, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 8, featuring an all-you-can-eat Chicago-style sausage bar that includes hot dogs; bratwursts; and Polish, Italian and kielbasa sausages grilled with all the trimmings, $10. A la carte 8-ounce “Baseball”-cut prime top sirloin steaks priced at $10 make the dinner lineup April 9-10. Visit soccachicago.com .
Cru Kitchen & Bar, 25 E. Delaware Place, Chicago. Celebrate womanhood, food and fashion during Sequins at Breakfast from 9-11 a.m. April 5, $35. The prix fixe includes beignets filled with raspberry sauce and pastry cream, choice of breakfast wrap with scrambled eggs, guacamole, black beans, sour cream and pico de gallo or smoked salmon with toasted bagel, cream cheese, capers and hard-cooked egg. Fresh fruit with seasonal berries complete the meal. A portion of the proceeds benefits Bright Pink. Purchase tickets at stayclassy.org/sequinsatbreakfast .
Jamba Juice, participating locations including Orland Park at 15159 S. LaGrange Road, (708) 364-1054. Classic smoothies (Aloha pineapple, banana berry and Strawberry Surf Rider) are $2.49 each for the 16-ounce serving size through May 20. Visit jambajuice.com .
Drink of the week
C-View at MileNorth Hotel, 166 E. Superior St., 29th Floor, Chicago. The “Taxed” cocktail (Crown Royal, Peachtree schnapps, Red Bull and cranberry juice, $10) will be around through April 30. Visit milenorthhotel.com .
Deal of the week
Tecalitian, 1814 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago. The restaurant’s 40th anniversary celebration includes tacos at 1973 prices (50 cents) on April 7 starting at 10 a.m. Call (773) 384-4285.