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Cheap Date – 12 March 2011 – Peggy Kinnane’s 10th Anniversary Celebration!

It’s time for another Cheap Date Show, and we’re excited to bring you the details of Peggy Kinnane’s 10th Anniversary Music Festival, which is being held in downtown Arlington Heights on March 17-18-19, 2011! Join us for our interview with Derek Hanley, owner of Peggy’s, to hear all the detail of this exciting event! Details [...]

Cheap Date – 28 June 2010 – Biggby Coffee

 We’re pleased to be back and even more pleased to bring you the tale of an Arlington Heights favorite that has returned! Listen to our review of Biggby Coffee and our interview with owner Tim Mickelson.  We’re sure you’ll enjoy this one! We love hearing from you– if you’d like to tell us about your [...]

Cheap Date – 25 December 2008 – Grand Station

Happy Holidays! We’re back with an all-new show for you to enjoy… This time, we visit a brand-new addition to downtown Arlington Heights: Grand Station Restaurant and Cocktails! Listen in as we talk about the restaurant’s expansive drink and food menu. Drop us a line at if you’d like to share your thoughts about [...]

Cheap Date – 21 June 2008 – Slàinte!

Tonight we visit one of our very favorite restaurants of all time: Peggy Kinnane’s Irish Restaurant and Pub in Arlington Heights. And it’s about time, too… we certainly go there enough. So pull up a bar stool, pour a Harp, and enjoy the comfort of an authentic Irish pub right here in our own town. [...]

Cheap Date – 7 June 2008 – Summer’s Here and the Time is Right

Summer ’08 is here in our hemisphere, and it’s time to get out there for some Cheap Date goodness! Join us on the patio for a glass of Zolo Torrontes, this week’s restaurant review, and some recommendations for upcoming events… First off, we share our thoughts about Gumrai Thai, a relatively new restaurant in downtown [...]

Cheap Date – 26 April 2008 – Chef’s Fest 2008 & Contest Winners!

This week’s show is actually two podcasts in one, kind of like what they used to say on the old Certs commercial. First, you’ll join us for the most recent episode of Discover Woodfield! as we visit the 15th Annual Original Chef’s Fest at the Arlington International Racecourse. This is our Third Annual visit to [...]

Cheap Date Video – 27 November 2007 – Arlington Heights Holiday Tree Lighting

Join us for another Cheap Date Video cast! This time, we share a few minutes at the Annual Holiday Tree Lighting in Arlington Heights’ North School Park. Enjoy! This episode’s running time: 5:00

Cheap Date – 27 October 2007 – I Make Lamb (Well, Not This Time)

Welcome to the latest episode of Cheap Date! This time out, we visit Periyali Greek Taverna in Des Plaines for a wonderful family meal. We also spend some time talking about Halloween and lots of other stuff, too. Here is the link to listener Chris’ recap of his two weeks in Europe drinking LOTS of [...]

Cheap Date – 13 October 2007 – A Bushel and a Peck

It’s an episode that’s full of apple goodness. You couldn’t BE more autumnal if you tried. Lisa shares her cobbler recipe, which can be found here. And her baked apple recipe is here. Then it’s a recap of Crazy Apple Butter Daze at Lisa’s parents’ house in the fields of Indiana. This week’s Cheap Date [...]

Cheap Date – 29 September 2007 – Meet Me in the Barn

Time for another Cheap Date, Guys and Gals… Joe talks about the “Highway McFifty,” a drink he invented, and the variations thereof. And if that wasn’t enough sugar for you, we taste-test the brand-new Snickers Dark candy bar. Then it’s off to Bogie’s Ale House in Mt Prospect for– what else?– pizza and beer! Oh, [...]