While many Americans have high hopes for an economic turnaround with a new administration, it might be a while before our wallets feel it. In the spirit of stimulating the sagging economy, bars and restaurants around town are offering special deals to keep your stomachs full and your pocketbooks even fuller.
Plan B Bar + Kitchen (1635 N. Milwaukee Ave.) offers a ''Stimulus Package'' every Thursday night. It includes:
$2 Coney Island hot dogs
$1 Bud products
$2 house shots
$3 house vodka
Live DJs spin, and there's no cover. Call for more information: 773-252-2680.
Adobo Grill (2005 W. Division St.) is featuring an Economy Buster Fall Menu of Mexican comfort food. The menu includes three tacos (choose from pork, beef, or fish) with rice and beans, a signature margarita, and warm churros with Mexican hot chocolate—all priced at just $20, plus tax and gratuity. Call for more information: 773-252-9990.
SUSHISAMBA Rio (504 N. Wells St.) is trying to make it all better with their Recession Menu. They're offering a three-course meal featuring your choice of an appetizer, large plate and dessert for $35 from Sundays through Thursdays, 5 p.m. until close. A SUSHISAMBA signature Lemon Samurai drink comes with the meal, and there are several discounted bottles of wine and sake for only $20 with the purchase of a Recession Menu. Call for more information: 312-595-2300.