Chicago Food Magazine's Travel and Dining Guide to Labor Day

The Tiramisu at Carlucci Rosemont

Full Article -- Chicago Food Magazine 
Aug. 22, 2020

This Labor Day, Chicago’s hospitality community is prepared to welcome locals and visitors alike for a safe and memorable holiday weekend. 

The Village of Rosemont is conveniently located just outside of Chicago near O'Hare and is home to numerous restaurants with many types of cuisine as well as a wide variety of entertainment destinations including Fashion Outlets of Chicago, Chicago Dogs baseball games at Impact Field, the Parkway Bank Park entertainment district.

Eat and Drink

Treat your family to an unofficial end of COVID-summer, carb-loaded meal at Carlucci. The authentically Italian restaurant has a massive outdoor seating area, ensuring the utmost safety and comfort while dining.

Every dish is clearly made and plated with extreme passion and care. Indulge in signature items like the Polpo e Gamberi, a cold antipasti of perfectly grilled marinated octopus and shrimp, Yukon potatoes, roasted bell peppers, green beans, and Mediterranean olives; or the Linguine con Prosciutto di Parma, everything you want in a pasta dish. Add an extravagant bowl of Fruitti di Mare, loaded with shrimp, scallops, mussels, calamari and fin fish, simmered in white wine with Campanelle pasta in a saffron tomato broth. Finish the evening with a decadent Tiramisu or Cheesecake to share!

Make a reservation now to enjoy safe and clean family fun at Kings Dining and Entertainment. Sip on beers in the Draft Room, nosh on some bites or chow down on a full dinner before taking it to the lanes to go for your best bowling score! Billiards and shuffleboard are also available by the hour. 

Home to the 64oz Mug-A-Rita with live music and outdoor patio seating!

Inspired by Chicago’s first airport, Ashburn Flying Field, The Ashburn is an innovative restaurant that celebrates the heritage and tradition of aviation. The Ashburn’s offerings include unique twists and modern interpretations of classic American cuisine in a contemporary and relaxed gastropub setting.

Bub City features authentic Southern barbecue, whiskey and live music and is open seven days per week. Southern-style brunch and DIY Bloody Mary bar is offered on Sundays starting at 10 am. The menu is crafted by chef /partner Doug Psaltis, with highlights including "Meat & Three" entree special on Mondays, the original Giddy Up Fries and house-smoked meats like 18-Hour Natural Beef Brisket and BBQ Pork Ribs. Other signatures include Bub’s General Joe’s Fried Chicken and All-American Double Barrel Burgers. 


Work up an appetite with a shopping spree at the Fashion Outlets of Chicago. With over 150 brand-name stores, you're sure to find something to add to your closet! End of Summer sales will be luring you in at every door in addition to extra Labor Day discounts so take advantage of those end of season savings!

We won't be able to catch a ballgame at Wrigley or Guaranteed Rate this year but Chicago families can still safely enjoy America's past time and cheer on local independent team, the Chicago Dogs! There are only a few home games left in the season so get your tickets now and enjoy all the summer experiences Impact Field has to offer! 

Feel the adrenaline rush of indoor skydiving with iFLY Chicago. This is a great way to treat the kids (or yourself) to a little thrill seeking in Chicago's back yard. iFLY has taken every precaution to make sure their adventurous guests feel safe at all times during their flight! 

Leave the kids with a sitter and get your game on at Rivers Casino Des Plaines. Rest assured, Rivers Casino employees are working hard at providing the safest and cleanest environment for guests to still play their favorite casino game!

Learn a thing or two about European art at the Hummel Museum. The unique Donald E. Stephens Museum of Hummels is the largest display of M.I. Hummels in the world! Here you can take a close look at more than 1,000 rare M.I. Hummel figurines and ANRI woodcarvings.The late Mayor shared his love of the figurines with millions of national and international Rosemont visitors. The establishment of the museum ensures not only that his collection will remain intact, but that it will continue to grow.


If you really want to make it a staycation weekend, Rosemont has a ton of name brand hotels to truly give it that 'getaway' feel. 

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