Art of Barter members in  *good standing may order scrip which can be used at restaurants listed here.  Download printable PDF of current list from home page..  AOB scrip may be redeemed at regular prices though special conditions may apply.  Scrip is not valid in combination with other offers and is not redeemable for cash.  No change is given and sales tax and gratuity is to be paid by the bearer in cash.  

Ordering Information:  All AOB scrip comes in $10.00 increments unless otherwise stated.  There is a $10.00 cash handling charge per order to cover standard UPS delivery.  Call or email to order. 

A Word About Tipping...
 Restaurant wait staff don't use barter.  They work hard for their cash.  A good trader tips well (minimum 15% gratuity).  Be sure you're welcomed back with a smile. 

*Qualifications necessary to be a Member in Good Standing: You must have a positive trade balance, be current on all cash fees, and provide your product or service 100% trade at fair market cash prices. 

Multiple Scrip is issued in $10.00 denomination and accepted at numerous establishments listed on the current Scrip List.  Order from AOB. 

Ambassador Scrip is issued in $10.00 denomination and imprinted with the name of the restaurant.  It may be used only that particular establishment.   Ambassador Dining scrip must be ordered for each restaurant accepting only Ambassador scrip.  Ambassador scrip is imprinted with the name of the restaurant and the account name of the AOB member purchasing it. 


O'Malley's Bar & Grill: Restaurant and Bar.  Serving Burgers, Wings, Sandwiches, Appetizers, and Pizza.  Terms: Dine in only. Dining 100% trade up to $50.00 per table/order. Alcohol is cash only. Not available for carry out orders or catering.  Hours: Monday - Thursday 11am - 1am; Friday and Saturday 11am - 2am; Sunday 12pm - 11pm.  Location: 701 Hill Avenue, Aurora, IL  Contact: Ron   Telephone: 630-898-8700  Accepting AOB Multiple Scrip. 

Downers Grove

Cozzi Corner: Fast food restaurant serving Vienna beef hot dogs, Kronos gyros, Italian beef, meatballs, etc.  Eat in/carry out.  Extensive catering menu for all types of home and office parties.  Contact: Wendy Villarreal  Location: 1202 75th St., Unit E, Downers Grove, IL  Telephone: 630-241-4799  Accepting AOB Multiple Scrip. 

Downers Grove

Pinecone Cottage Tea House: Serving a four course, monthly changing afternoon tea using seasonal ingredients.  Specializing in private parties, especially baby and wedding showers.  Hours: Wed Fri 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm, Sat and Sun 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Terms: Barter reservations required.  Location: 1029 Burlington Ave., Downers Grove, IL  Contact: Pamela Geralds  Telephone: 630-963-9130  Accepting AOB Multiple Scrip.

Downers Grove

Skuddlebutt's Pizza & Catering: Pizza, Burgers, Beef, Salads. and Full Service Catering.  Terms: 100% Trade up to $100.00 per order.  Counter service carry out only.  Catering available for 50% trade and 50% cash.  Sales tax is cash.  Location: 440 Ogden Ave., Downers Grove, IL  Contact: Jasmine or Danny Glover  Telephone: 630-964-6688  Accepting AOB Multiple Scrip.

Forest Park

The Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor: Featuring super premium, all natural ice cream, baked goods and ice cream cakes and pies.  Location: 7314 W. Madison St., Forest Park, IL  Contact: Connie Brown  Telephone: 708-366-7970 
Accepting AOB Multiple Scrip.


Rosati's Pizza Montgomery: Pizza, Pasta, Beef, Chicken, Salads, and More.   Catering Available.  Dine in pub or carry out only.  Location: 2083 Orchard Rd., Montgomery, IL  Contact: Sandra Carlos  Telephone: 630-264-4410  Accepting AOB Multiple Scrip.


Genoa Pizza: Pizza, Italian Dinners, Sandwiches, etc. Carry out, Local Deliver, and Catering.  Contact: Cesear Pizzo  Location: 4538 Rt. 71, Oswego, IL 
Telephone: 630-554-9699  Accepting AOB Multiple Scrip. 


Rosati's Pizza Wheaton: Pizza, Pasta, Beef, Chicken, Salads, and More.   Catering Available.  Carry out only.  Location: 1287 E. Butterfield Rd., Wheaton, IL  Contact: Mark Bridges  Telephone: 630-682-3443  Accepting AOB Multiple Scrip.

Stella's Pizza: Restaurant at Fox Bowl, serving pizza, sandwiches, burgers, salads, and more.  Location: 1101 Butterfield Rd., Wheaton, IL  Contact: Kim Stanek Sims  Telephone: 630-690-2400  Accepting AOB Multiple Scrip.


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