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Unread 02-17-2010, 07:42 PM   #31
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Thanks for the info!

I might need some good Chinese carbs on Saturday after all of that meat.
Maybe :)

There is also another chinese place on Odgen west of the hotel called Lao Sze Chaun that used to be very good, but the most recent Yelp review haven't been very good.

Their web site appears to be down, but here is the Yelp page.

http://www.yelp.com/biz/lao-sze-chua...-downers-grove
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Looking forward to it, are we allowed to take a few pictures?

So good to hear of a full class and a great fundraiser!
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Congrats on the sellout Scottie, great job!
I'm sure it will be a great success :)
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just got a chance to check out the Clubhouse Inn website...looks great! including:
Our Complimentary Breakfast Buffet includes: hot scrambled eggs, link sausage or bacon, golden hash browns, biscuits and gravy, pancakes or french toast, make-your-own Belgian waffle, coffee cake or danish, dry or hot cereal, fruit, milk, juice, and Colombian coffee or hot tea from our coffee bar - complete with flavored syrups.
A complimentary Nightly Cocktail Hour that includes beer, wine, full cocktail service, sodas, as well as light snacks from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM every evening except Sunday.
Indoor pool and jacuzzi!!!
thanks scottie for getting a group discount at this hotel
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Nothing but the best Tim. ;)

China Chef in downtown is good. Connie's is still the best deep dish if you don't want to drive. Rosati's, well done for a thin crust that is right across street from hotel. Also close to the hotel is Pappadeux, which is a cajun type restaurant. Awesome food! Siam kitchen on Ogden for Thai. Drive about 3 miles down Ogden for a combo at Scooby's Red Hots in Downers Grove. Taco Express in downtown is also good quick eating. Uncle Bub's has awesome food as well. Just had some outstanding jambalaya there last night.

Beer/wine at the Jewel at Cass and Ogden.

I think those are all my haunts locally.
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Indoor pool and jacuzzi!!!
BBQ guys + jacuzzi.....that can't end well
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Nothing but the best Tim. ;)

China Chef in downtown is good. Connie's is still the best deep dish if you don't want to drive. Rosati's, well done for a thin crust that is right across street from hotel. Also close to the hotel is Pappadeux, which is a cajun type restaurant. Awesome food! Siam kitchen on Ogden for Thai. Drive about 3 miles down Ogden for a combo at Scooby's Red Hots in Downers Grove. Taco Express in downtown is also good quick eating. Uncle Bub's has awesome food as well. Just had some outstanding jambalaya there last night.

Beer/wine at the Jewel at Cass and Ogden.

I think those are all my haunts locally.
I forgot about China Chef! I haven't been there in at least 20 years! Scooby's is a good choice!

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Once we get out they'll have to add water!
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A complimentary Nightly Cocktail Hour that includes beer, wine, full cocktail service, sodas, as well as light snacks from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM every evening except Sunday.
I don't see anything on the agenda about time off for happy hour. Is there any way to fix that?????
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I don't see anything on the agenda about time off for happy hour. Is there any way to fix that?????

I'll talk fast!

In reality, I built in extra time for questions, et al. So if we finish up early, I might be joining ya!
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I should also add. Some of the food that I have Uncle Bub's catering, you won't to eat the hotel food... Maybe grab a quick cup of coffee on the way out. But Mark is planning a spread for both dinner and breakfast...
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Scottie, that's great news, congrats on the sell out!!!!!!

I'll be out there in Aug, staying at the Westin O'hare in Rosemont for a conference. Will be picking your brain for food ideas.
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Clubhouse was great, nice and clean, very easy to find, and quiet. Had deep dish pizza at Connies, and loved it.

The food supplied by Bub's BBQ was awesome(thankfully is wasn't BBQ food), and the class was very well done and entertaining. I learned alot, and the goody bags and misc. loot we got to take along with us very nice.

Thanks to Scotty, Mike and all the support staff for making such a great informative event.

Scotty...............she would be very proud to see how helpful and well behaved your daughters are.

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