Parakeet Cafe

#ForksOut: New Restaurants as of November 15, 2022

The countdown to the new year is on, and whether you're knee-deep in 2023 budgeting or enjoying the slow time while your boss is on vaca, you deserve a great business meal. The new restaurants in our lineup have something for everyone, from pub fare to healthy options to get ahead of your resolutions. Many of our partners go all out during the festive season, providing the perfect venue for your Secret Santas and holiday happy hours.

Chicago, IL

Butch McGuire’s is a Chicago tradition — especially during the holidays, where you’ll find a stunning array of lights, garland, quirky mobiles, and trains that run throughout the main bar and antique room. Of course, it’s a sure bet for cozy business meals year-round, with a menu full of pub favorites like burgers, wings, and pizza, and several original house cocktails (along with all your classic favorites).

9 locations in ID, KY, UT

With every business meal at Firehouse Subs, you’ll not only earn myDinova points. You’ll help the Firehouse Subs Foundation save lives! That’s because a portion of every purchase goes to support first responders — as if you needed another reason to treat yourself. Firehouse also offers convenient online ordering for when you’re in a hurry to get to your next meeting, and its sub platters and boxed lunches are a crowd-pleasing catering option.

11 locations in IL

Foodbarz is “an elevated fresh quick casual food court style chain” with many locations throughout IL (including O’Hare). Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner with grab & go options available, Foodbarz is a convenient way to get your fix of delicious Mexican, pizza, paninis, burgers, and more, even when you’re short on time. Many items are made fresh in-house, and there are rotating weekly specials, so even “frequent flyers” can always find something new.

Chicago, IL

Tucked away in Chicago’s Fulton River District neighborhood, Jefferson Tap & Grille has been “keeping spirits high” since 2002. Its contemporary pub menu, two full bars, and dog-friendly patio are just a few qualities that make it the ideal place for your next business happy hour, dinner, or full-blown celebration! You’ll also find special events throughout the workweek, like trivia, sports watch parties, and fun seasonal celebrations.

Libertyville, IL

Known as the area’s “Favorite Mexican Restaurant,” Milwalky Taco serves authentic cuisine in the heart of downtown Libertyville. Its menu features something for everyone in your business dining party, from unique tacos (try the short rib and brisket!) to classics like queso and margaritas. Private dining is available for parties of 8 or more, with an event space for up to 30. Need catering? Milwalky offers pickup, delivery, and a fully-staffed catering service.

Libertyville, IL

Welcome to Libertyville’s favorite fine dining destination, featuring an eclectic menu of seasonal shared plates and pre-prohibition era cocktails — all made with precision and care. You’ll also find craft beers, a thoughtfully-curated wine list, and a gorgeous patio. To ensure your business dining experience goes smoothly, reservations are available. Milwalky Trace is also the perfect venue for private, upscale business dining. Seafood tower, anyone?

4 locations in CA

Parakeet Cafe makes the business dining shortlist for those actively working on self-care. Everything on the menu at this cafe and juicery is made to help you feel and perform your best, from açai bowls and avocado toasts to superfood-packed smoothies. Parakeet offers catering services, perfect for promoting health and wellness at the office, and changes the menu seasonally to source the highest-quality local ingredients.

2 additional locations in TX

Need a business meal that’s fresh, satisfying, and close by? You can never go wrong with Subway. Find participating restaurants wherever business takes you, and earn myDinova points while enjoying your favorite footlong sub, wrap, or “No Bready Bowl.” Did you know Subway offers breakfast, too?

The restaurants here are just the newest partners to join the Dinova preferred business dining network. Wherever you are, and wherever you’re headed, we’ve got restaurant partners ready for your business! Use the Dinova desktop search tool or our free mobile app to search through all in-network options. Happy dining!