The Buzz: March 2, 2017

The Buzz: March 2, 2017

  • On March 1, 2017


Dimavera Hair & Nail Salon

Spring is the perfect time to start fresh, say goodbye to winter and update your do.

That’s why the top stylists at Dimavera Hair & Nail Salon are offering a limited number of free make-overs.  First-time customers always get 20% off and customers can get a free consultation at any time. Everyone is welcome!  The salon is located inside the arcades in Plaza Del Lago. Call 847-251-1177 or stop by anytime Tuesday-Saturday from 8am-5pm.  Get inspired, visit their Facebook page and see photos of the shop and hairstyles!



Plaza del Lago Cleaners

Spring cleaning doesn’t have to be a chore.  Especially when it comes to your bedding, how’s this for incentive?  Plaza del Lago Cleaners offers 20% off dry cleaning on comforters March 1 – April 30th.  They’ll do the work, you get to bring it home, sweet dreams.


Shop Vibrato Boutique

Vibrato Boutique is turning 23 and celebrating in fashion.  You’re invited on March 2nd from 6-9 p.m. to a celebration and bash benefiting WINGS.  For each bag of gently used clothing you bring in, you can enter your name in a drawing for $500 gift certificate and meet WINGS’, Diane Coverstone.  Benefit-goers can also check out new Bed Stu Shoes and Bags.




Dine at Convito Café & Market

Eat and drink your way through The Ides of March at Convito Café & Market Wednesday, March 15 – Sunday, March 19, 2017. Discounts, delicious dishes and more.

In the market: 15% off most items and take advantage of tantalizing tastings of extra virgin olive oils, vinegars, sauces, and more!

In the Café: Wine discounts. $5 glass of wine at lunch and half priced select bottles at dinner. Speaking of dinner, enjoy these Roman Dinner Specials:

  • Gnocchi alla Romana: semolina gnocchi baked with butter & parmesan. The word for gnocchi may derive from the Italian word nocchio meaning a knot in the wood. It has been a traditional type of Italian pasta since Roman times. Each area has developed their own kind of gnocchi.
  • Penne all’Amatriciana: succulent bacon and tomato sauce. The invention of the first tomato sauces dates back to the late 18th century. The Amatriciana recipe became increasingly famous in Rome in the 19th and 20th centuries rapidly thought of as a classic of Roman cuisine. Originated in the nearby town of Amatrice.
  • Saltimbocca alla Romana: chicken with prosciutto & sage. Saltimbocca literary means “jumps in the mouth”. Unifying the local flavors of the region our version of the dish combines butter, white wine, chicken breast, prosciutto & sage – a complex symphony for the taste buds.
  • Spaghetti Carbonara: eggs, cheese, pancetta & black pepper. Folklore abounds as to the origin of this dish. Some say derived from the Italian word carbonaro meaning charcoal burner – maybe made as a hearty meal for charcoal workers. Some say it is not a classic Italian dish but originated as a dish in the Second World War sought after by American soldiers when many Italians were eating eggs and bacon supplied by the troops. It seems more likely that it was an urban dish from Rome.
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