This week: Hot Dog Week, Reviver Pets Freshening Swipes, Ray-Ban’s Flashmirror frames and Tru Blooms Second Harvest eau de parfum.
Bull & Bear celebrates Hot Dog Week (July 22 – 28) with neighborhood-inspired creations from chef David Blonsky. We’re drooling over the Pilsen Dog (above), an al pastor sausage topped with grilled pineapple-cactus relish, cilantro crème and jalapeño salsa served on a bolillo roll. Hot dogs start at $8, 431 N. Wells; Bullbearbar.com
Keep four-legged friends fresh and clean with new Reviver Pets Freshening Swipes. The quick and handy wipes help eliminate dog and cat odor with natural ingredients, such as aloe and vitamin E, that are safe for both humans and pets. $2.99 each, PetCo, 2000 N. Clybourn; Petco.com
It’s mid-July and the summer sun is burning bright — protect your eyes with Ray-Ban’s Flashmirror frames, then add a trendy twist to the timeless aviator style with this sea green color punch. $160, available at Spex locations citywide; Spexchicago.com
We shop local when it comes to food and fashion, and now, fragrance, thanks to Tru Blooms Second Harvest eau de parfum. The limited-edition scent from Tru Fragrance is made with flowers cultivated in Chicago gardens and harvested by local employees. $20-$42, available at select retail locations and at Trubloomschicago.com.