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  • Valentine's Day Sunday, February 14th 2021

  • Show your sweetheart some love with the gift of local.  Businesses throughout Lincoln Square and Ravenswood are rolling out the red carpet this Valentine's Day with local gift ideas and dining specials.

    Come back - more information is being added all the time!

  • Celebrate the Valentines in your life with Lincoln Square Ravenswood Love!

     

    • Enjoy a Virtual Date Night with Redline VR and escape with your loved one without leaving your living room! This includes a one night rental of one Oculus Quest 1 headset and one Mixed Up cocktail-to-go.
    • Or schedule a Virtual Wine Tasting with the Winemaker of VIN312, Warner DeJulio! You’ll learn about the winery and enjoy a guided tasting of 5 different wines. 
    • The Lincoln Square Ravenswood Love gift packages feature local businesses and are available for both adults and kiddos! 

     

    Orders must be placed by Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 3:00 pm.

    Pick-up Lincoln Square Ravenswood Love packages, VIN312 wine from Redline VR at 4702 N Ravenswood Avenue on Thursday, February 11 between 4:00 - 7:00 pm. VIN312 tastings and VR Date Nights will be scheduled accordingly.

  • Valentines Day
  • 016 Restaurant 016 Restaurant

    016 Restaurant - 5077 N Lincoln Avenue

    016 Restaurant has a Valentine's Special: Charcuterie board for 2 featuring house smoked meats & selected cheeses with a bottle of wine. Choose from Life Flows, a dry red wine or Jus de Joie, a pinot noir.

    Package cost is $50. At this time, for takeout only. Offer is available via Tock.
  • Artango Bar & Steakhouse Artango Bar & Steakhouse

    Artango Bar & Steakhouse4767 N Lincoln Avenue

    Valentine’s Day menu available for pick up or dine in: $60 per person 3 course meal Appetizers: Lobster bisque soup and hearts of artichoke empanadas Main: Grilled eye of Ribeye, mashed potato, chimichurri and Barramundi fish , Avocado-Aji Amarillo sauce, purple mashed potato Dessert: Passion fruit posset and Chocolate truffles.

  • Baker Miller Baker Miller

    Baker Miller - 4655 N Lincoln Avenue

    Valentines Day Bakery Specials

    Mini heart Cakes: 1. Double Dutch Vegan Chocolate 2. Sparkling Strawberry

    Mini Heart Pies: 1. Coconut Cream Pie 2. Chocolate Covered Cherry Cream Pies

    Savory: Charcuterie trays

  • Bistro Campagne Bistro Campagne

    Bistro Campagne - 4518 N Lincoln Avenue

    Valentine's Day Meal Kit for two $240 per kit. Each kit features four courses, plus sides, and includes dessert. Orders must be placed before Friday Feb 12th for Saturday, Feb 13th pickup. There is also an add-on option for an "All Day Celebration!" The add-on is an additional $120 and includes Brunch for two and a Midday snack. Menu and ordering details may be found here after 1/22

  • Cafe Selmarie Cafe Selmarie

    Cafe Selmarie4729 N Lincoln Avenue

    Valentine’s Day Dinner Package for 2 Entrée choice of Roasted Amish Chicken with Herb Jus or Braised Brisket with Mushroom Demi-Glace Winter Citrus Salad Dessert Flight Bottle of wine of your choice (N/A options available) Breakfast Pastry Box $110

    Valentine’s Dinner for 1 Entrée choice of Roasted Amish Chicken with Herb Jus or Braised Brisket with Mushroom Demi-Glace Winter Citrus Salad Dessert Flight $38

    All items will be served cold with reheating instructions. Pickup on Saturday 2/13 and Sunday 2/14. Full menu and online ordering available after 1/26: https://www.toasttab.com/cafe-selmarie

    From the bakery: Chocolate truffles, chocolate dipped strawberries, iced heart cookies, heart-shaped strawberry custard tarts, mini cupcakes, and more!

  • Carbon Arc Bar & Board Carbon Arc Bar & Board

    Carbon Arc Bar & Board4620 N Lincoln Avenue

    Valentine's Movie Night @ Home Treat, $50. We have a CUTE package for you, perfect to compliment a stay-at-home movie night with your favorite cuddler. For complete details and to place an order, see HERE

  • Chez Simo Chez Simo

    Chez Simo - 1968 W Lawrence Avenue

    Details coming soon...

  • Due Lire Due Lire

    Due Lire - 4520 N Lincoln Ave

    From Friday 12th to Sunday 14th, we are offering a shareable prix fixe menu for 2 "Let's Share the Love" The menu offer 6 dishes from soup to pasta to main courses to dessert. A perfect way to share a great time and great food together with your loved one. The cost would be $ 95 plus tax and gratuity. It can be ordered for dine-in or carry-out or delivery. Carry-out/delivery would be offered on Tock, on our website, or just calling the restaurant. The menu has the option to be ordered ala-carte too.

  • Fiya Fiya

    Fiya Restaurant - 5419 N Clark Street

    VALENTINE'S DAY MENU $80/COUPLE Champagne Cocktail Moroccan Cigar filled with Sweet Potato House Mixed Green Salad with Fresh Figs, Kataifi Straw, and Honey Vinaigrette Lamb Shishbarak (dumplings) in Spicy Tahini Sauce, or Spiced Rice Stuffed Onions in a Lemon Pepper Sauce Housemade Pita Berry Shortcake Harissa Chocolate Truffle **takeout or dine-in. Ordering will become available on our website soon, and reservations as well on OpenTable.

  • Geraldine's Geraldine's

    Geraldine's  - 4743 N Lincoln Ave

    Geraldine's Cafe has sweets for your sweet. Featuring raspberry mousse cake (Brownie bottom, white chocolate mousse, raspberry mousse, chocolate mousse topped with ganache and sugar cookie conversation hearts. You're going to love them!

  • L&M Fine Foods L&M Fine Foods

    L&M Fine Foods - 4363 N Lincoln Avenue

    Valentine's Day specials & packages Orders due in by 2/11 at 5pm for pickup anytime after 10am on 2/13 or 2/14. Orders can be placed in-store, over the phone, or emailed to catering@lmfinefoods.com.

    Gift-$50 The gift will include a floral bouquet from Youth & Yarrow, house-made chocolate-covered strawberries, and a choice of white, red, or sparkling wine. Upgrade your wine for $25

    Cheese plate-$30 A cheese & charcuterie plate for 2. It comes with 3 cheeses, 1 meat, jam, caramelized walnuts, peppadew peppers & bread. There is also the option of buying a paired sparkling, white, rose, or red wine with the plate for $25.

    Meal kits: There will be 2 options of meals that are meant to be taken home & warmed up. #1-$60 Miso-blood orange glazed salmon, wild rice pilaf, grilled carrots, & raspberry panna cotta #2-$75 Sous-vide duck with bourbon-cherry sauce, farro, brussels sprouts, & chocolate mousse with coffee syrup & whipped cream

    Pre-order filet mignon, lamb chops or racks, and duck breast Butcher preorders due in by 2/10.

  • Luella's Southern Kitchen Luella's Southern Kitchen

    Luella's Southern Kitchen - 4609 N Lincoln Avenue

    Luella's Valentine’s Day Specials are now available HERE for preorder. These items will be available for pick up from 2/12-2/14.

  • Robert et Fils Robert et Fils

    Robert et Fils - 4229 N Lincoln Avenue

    Menu de la Saint Valentin
    $150 for two; prepaid pickup
    Pick-up Friday 2/12 or Saturday 2/13

    Orders must be placed by Thursday, February 11. The restaurant will be closed February 14.
    Place your order via Tock HERE.

     

  • The Long Room The Long Room

    The Long Room - 1612 W Irving Park Road

    Celebrate Valentine's Day and support our Ravenswood Elementary School at the same time! Back by popular demand, Friends of  Ravenswood School has partnered with The Long Room to create a special cocktail package for this season of love. And they'll show us the love back by donating 25% of sales back to the school. Package includes Bazucca Fizz carbonated cocktail (bourbon, rhubarb amaro, vermouth, bubbles), Smoke & Crystal pocket cocktail (tequila, mezcal, strawberry-basil syrup, bitters), as well as a few Valentine's themed party favors. 
    Place your order here, and pickup at the Long Room February 11-14.

     

  • The Chopping Block - 4747 N Lincoln Avenue

    Virtual Cook Along: Valentine’s Feast Workshop Sunday, February 14 at 4pm CST o Click to register HERE

  • Valentine Hearts
  • Family Valentine Hunt  - February 9 - 11 Family Valentine Hunt - February 9 - 11

    Welles Park - 2333 W Sunnyside Avenue

    Bring your family to Welles Park anytime during the scheduled hours and hunt for the 14 Valentine Hearts. Stop in the club house for a clue sheet to begin and off you go! When all 14 hearts are located, bring the clue sheet back into the building for a Valentine Treat.

    The hunt can be completed Tu - Th anytime during the hours of 10:00am-6:00pm. Masks are required for all participants.”

  • Valentine's Weekend Shopping and a Show - Friday, February 12 & Saturday, February 13 Valentine's Weekend Shopping and a Show - Friday, February 12 & Saturday, February 13

    Hazel - 1835 W Montrose

    Hazel's got something sweet for you this Valentine’s Day! Join them for an event like no other with performances from Hazel employees and other Chicago nightlife entertainers. Shop with us, enjoy sweet treats from local vendors, and take in a show with your Valentine (or Galentines!). Visit hazelchicago.com or Hazel's Facebook event for all of the details and swipe to see which performers will be wowing you in our windows. Tickets are not necessary but tipping will be highly encouraged!

  • Virtual Wine and Cheese Tasting - Saturday, February 13 Virtual Wine and Cheese Tasting - Saturday, February 13

    The Chopping Block4747 N Lincoln Avenue

    Virtual Wine and Cheese Tasting Saturday, February 13 at 5:30pm CST o Click to register HERE

     

  • Virtual Date Night: Aphrodisiacs - Saturday, February 13 Virtual Date Night: Aphrodisiacs - Saturday, February 13

    The Chopping Block - 4747 N Lincoln Avenue

    Virtual Date Night: Aphrodisiacs Saturday, February 13 at 7pm CST o Click to register HERE

  • KOVAL Virtual Valentine's Day Brunch Cocktails & Treats Pairing Class - Sunday, February 14 KOVAL Virtual Valentine's Day Brunch Cocktails & Treats Pairing Class - Sunday, February 14

    KOVAL - 4241 N Ravenswood

    Sunday, February 14th at noon

    Treat yourself and your loved ones with the gift of delicious treats and cocktails! Join KOVAL for a Virtual Valentine's Day Brunch Cocktails & Treats Pairing Class, featuring decadent bubbly cocktails and delicious truffles. Resident Mixologist Zach Overstreet will teach you to shake and stir cocktails that have been designed to expertly pair with your treats, courtesy of guest pastry chef and owner of Yolk & White, Paul Yochum. Click here to register.

     

  • Uncle Nearest & Fountainhead Market Valentine's Day Singles Social - Sunday, February 14 Uncle Nearest & Fountainhead Market Valentine's Day Singles Social - Sunday, February 14

    Fountainhead Market + Zoom - 1966 W Montrose Avenue

    Just because there's no place to go doesn't mean you have to spend Valentine's Day alone! Purchase one of our featured items and get an invite to ouir Valentine's Day Singles Social, hosted on Zoom by our amazing Beverage Director, Ambrosia Borowski! Whether you're looking to talk about what's in your glass, meet other locals, or just sit back and listen, everyone is welcome. All purchases also include an Uncle Nearest Filled truffle made by local chocolatier, Megan, of Veruca Chocolates. Cocktail: Uncle Nearest's Brooklyn Godfather - $7 for one, $13 for two Wine: Cantini Barbera Nero d'avola - $13.99 Non-Alcoholic: Gruvi Rose - $11.99 (Orders must be placed by 4pm Friday, February 12th. Order in-store or online. Zoom gathering will be on Sunday, February 14th at 3pm.)

  • Virtual Cook Along: Valentine's Feast Workshop - Sunday, February 14 Virtual Cook Along: Valentine's Feast Workshop - Sunday, February 14

    The Chopping Block - 4747 N Lincoln Avenue

    Virtual Cook Along: Valentine’s Feast Workshop Sunday, February 14 at 4pm CST o Click to register HERE

  • Virtual Brunch in Bed - Sunday, February 14 Virtual Brunch in Bed - Sunday, February 14

    The Chopping Block4747 N Lincoln Avenue

    Virtual Brunch in Bed Sunday, February 14 at 11am CST o Click to register HERE

  • Valentine's Day Couples Wheelthrowing Classes Valentine's Day Couples Wheelthrowing Classes

    Lillstreet Art Center - 4401 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Lillstreet's popular Valentine's Day Couples Wheelthrowing workshop returns! Get your “Ghost” on and join us for a night of making cups, bowls, and pots on the potter’s wheel. Come dressed for mess and prepare to make some magic to the tune of Unchained Melody. CDC-approved masks are required, and spaces are limited to allow for social distancing. Register early—this class fills quickly every year. Link: https://lillstreet.com/class/16869

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  • A Pretty Flower A Pretty Flower

    A Pretty Flower2334 W Lawrence Avenue

    Valentine's Flower Arrangements

    Custom arrangements crafted with love for any budget.

    View the arrangements

  • Amy's Candy Bar Amy's Candy Bar

    Amy's Candy Bar4704 N Damen Avenue

    Valentine's Day Candy

    Everyone needs a little bit of candy for Valentine's Day!  Swing by Amy's Candy Bar in Ravenswood for the best selection of sweets.  From gummies to truffles, and everything in between, Amy's is sure to have that special treat for your loved one.

    Checkout what they're whipping up for Valentine's Day on their website.

  • Bottles and Cans Bottles and Cans

    Bottles and Cans - 4109 N Lincoln Avenue

    Valentines wine deal now through February 14! 4 schmoopie named wines for $128.99

  • Edgewater Candles Edgewater Candles

    Edgewater Candles

    Free shipping on all orders of Edgewater Candles 100% soy uniquely scented candles.  Ashen Rose, Champagne, Cannabis Vetiver and more scents available at edgewatercandles.com.

  • ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE

    ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE4723 N Lincoln Avenue
     
     
    Express Yourself This Valentine's Day Valentine's Day is Sunday, February 14 Why not surprise your lockdown lover or quarantine cutie with a specialty Valentine's Day Card. Or send a message of love across the miles to a family member or friend. We Ship/You Write or You Type/We Write Our cards are available to send individually, ship with a gift, or for in-store pickup in Chicago. We can send the cards to you so you can handwrite your own message. Or enter the personalized message in the space on the product page and we'll artfully write it for you—as you wish. Write Your Prose or Use Some Prompts If you're ready to write a DIY love sonnet we have 100's of blank love cards that are ready for your beautiful words. Or could you use a little help wordsmithing? We have cards with famous quotes, Fill In the Love gift books and funny sentiments. A card is only the beginning... We have 100's of gifts for every Valentine with sentiments and sayings that perfectly express love or beautiful floral gifts that make a lovely companion to flowers. Spread Love, Not Germs Valentine's Day themed mask and face coverings for adults and children. Including Chicago's MaggiePops handmade masks who donates a portion of the sales from every mask to the American Cancer Society.
  • Gateway to Learning + Dorothy's Sweet Shoppe Gateway to Learning + Dorothy's Sweet Shoppe

    Dorothy's Sweet Shoppe

    4925 N Lincoln Avenue

    This Valentine's Day you can purchase sweet treats for your special someone! All Valentine's orders will be available for pickup during our normal business hours, 9am-2:30pm, on February 11th and 12th. If you're unable to pickup on either day, we'll have our Sweet Shoppe open from 9am-12:30pm on Saturday, February 13th. From chocolate truffles, heart-shaped sugar cookies, and more. Place your order online HERE.

  • Hazel and Hazel Apparel Hazel and Hazel Apparel

    Hazel and Hazel Apparel1835 W Montrose and 1926 W Montrose

    Treat your Valentine (and Galentines!) to something special from Hazel this Valentine's Day! Find warm and cozy loungewear and winter accessories to chocolates and self care essentials your loved one will love. Stop in Hazel and Hazel Apparel to let us help you find the perfect gift or shop our selection at hazelchicago.com for curbside pick up or to ship directly to your Valentine. Either way, spread the love this year, we can all use a little extra right now!

    Gift ideas: Cold weather accessories - Keep the one you love warm this Winter! Vintage inspired puzzle - Create a picture perfect puzzle together while you're snuggled up at home. - Striking piece of jewelry - Give her a piece of jewelry that's almost as beautiful as she is! Chocolates - Add on something sweet for your sweet Pretty decent boyfriend - He's pretty perfect, show him exactly how you feel with a little sarcasm HERE Bath Bundle - Treat yourself and your Galentines to some self care this Valentine's HERE! Loungewear - We could all use some extra stylish loungewear while we spend more time at home, give your Valentine something super cozy HERE! Chocolate lover - A gift bundle perfect for your chocolate loving Valentine HERE

     

     

  • KOVAL Distillery KOVAL Distillery

    KOVAL - 4241 N Ravenswood Avenue

    KOVAL Cranberry Gin Liqueur - The perfect base for beautiful, bright red signature Valentine's Day cocktails. Made from a base of KOVAL Dry Gin, macerated with organic Midwestern cranberries and a hint of cane sugar. Organic, kosher, made in Chicago. Cocktail recipes: Cranberry Convo - 2oz KOVAL Cranberry Gin Liqueur, 1 oz KOVAL Dry Gin, 1oz lemon juice, 2 dashes orange bitters. Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Serve garnished with a lemon peel twist Cupid's Spritz - 2oz KOVAL Cranberry Gin Liqueur, 3.5oz sparkling water, splash of dry sparkling wine (optional). Combine ingredients together in a large wine glass over lots of ice.

    KOVAL Bourbon - An ideal gift for the whiskey drinker in your life who loves to buck tradition and "go against the grain." With a mash bill of 51% corn and 49% millet, KOVAL Bourbon offers a drinking experience that is distinct and memorable yet highly approachable. The unusual grain combination brings warming notes of vanilla sweetness and campfire smoke, with a balanced peppery caramel finish. Organic, kosher, single barrel, made in Chicago. Cocktail recipe: Chocolate Fashioned - 2.5 oz KOVAL Bourbon Whiskey, 2 dashes chocolate bitters, 2 dashes orange bitters, 1 sugar cube. Muddle sugar cube and bitters in a rocks glass then add ice and bourbon. Serve with an orange peel garnish.

  • Merz Apothecary Merz Apothecary

    Merz Apothecary - 4716 N Lincoln Avenue 

    Merz Apothecary's Valentine's Day Gift Guide is live and can be found HERE

    This year, they've also put together a staff picks page with Valentine's products is HERE

  • Neighborly Neighborly

    Neighborly - 4710 N Lincoln Avenue

    Neighborly's full collection of Valentine's Day gift ideas can be found HERE

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  • Phaedra's Philtres Aromatherapy Phaedra's Philtres Aromatherapy

    Phaedra's Philtres Aromatherapy

    Looking for unique and fun eco-friendly Valentine gifts?  Look no further!  Online business, Phaedra's Philtres Aromatherapy has a variety of gluten free and vegan face/bath/body items, upcycled glassware soy candles and repurposed booze bottle soap dispensers that bring a smile to anyone's face!  Free delivery for $25+ orders if you live within 5 miles of 60625.  10% off $50+ orders.  Support a small woman owned online business today!

  • Planet Access Company Store Planet Access Company Store

    Planet Access Company Store - 4727 N Lincoln Avenue

    Planet Access has special Valentine's greeting cards ($6.50) and boxed chocolates from Mayana Chocolate for Valentine’s Day (6 piece boxes $16; 4 piece signature boxes for $14). Shop in-store or online for more unique gift ideas.

  • Ponnopozz Ponnopozz

    Ponnopozz - 4824 N Damen Avenue

    Feb 1-14: 25% off any art prints when you buy 2 or more. Buy a print for yourself and one for your Valentine!

  • Ravensgoods Ravensgoods

    Ravensgoods - 4703 N Damen Avenue

    This year, Ravensgoods is selling heart socks to show you care about beating childhood cancer. They feature blue and pink hearts and a signature St. Jude logo embroidery. Each pair supports St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and their work to battle cancer and other diseases that affect children.  Click here to order today!

  • Sacred Art Sacred Art

    Sacred Art - 4619 N Lincoln Avenue

    Sacred Art has a ton of locally made Valentine gifts for your special someone! Cards, jewelry, and special gift items for everyone!  Get shopping online now at  www.sacredartchicago.com Sacred Art offers free local deliveries, in-store pick ups, and free shipping over $50! 
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  • Stanley Brown Jewelist Stanley Brown Jewelist

    Stanley Brown Jewelist - 4751 N Lincoln Avenue

    From February 1st until the 14th, all of our heart & flower shaped jewelry, red & pink gemstone jewelry & pearls are 14% off. For the entire month of February, a customer who spends $250 will get a $50 gift card!

  • The Book Cellar The Book Cellar

    The Book Cellar - 4736 - 4738 N Lincoln Avenue

    No matter your partnering status, now is the perfect time to make that leap of faith! Come peruse our Blind Date With A Book selections from February 1st-February 14th. Coy descriptions will be provided, but you won't know what you're going to read until you unwrap it. Who knows, you may just find The One! Or The One For Right Now, we're not judging.

  • The Chopping Block The Chopping Block

    The Chopping Block - 4747 N Lincoln Avenue

    The Chopping Block is offering 15% off any retail that’s red (red wine included!) for orders placed Monday 2/8 through Sunday 1/14.

    They also have a special Valentine’s package that would make a great gift for a sweetheart. It includes 2 bottles of wine (Cava and Port), 2 bags of Callebaut chocolate and 2 Le Creuset cocottes. This package is discounted 15% off and costs $100 (tax included). For retail orders, just email lincoln@thechoppingblock.com to place your order, and they'll contact you for payment and to arrange safe, curbside pickup.

     

  • VIN 312 VIN 312

    VIN 312 4710 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Give the gift of a Virtual Tasting Kit from VIN 312 this Valentine's Day, $35 https://www.vin312.com/virtual-tasting

  • Vom Fass Vom Fass

    Vom Fass - 4755 N Lincoln Avenue

    Get something from Vom Fass for your sweetie and we'll give you a gift too! Spend $50 - get $10 Spend $100 - get $25 Spend $150 - get $50 When you spend more than $50, you'll be entered to win a gift basket worth $150. When you spend $100, you'll be entered to win a free dinner at Barba Yianni worth $200! Shop in-store or online HERE.


  • LSR Community Gift Card

    Help keep local dollars LOCAL with the LSR Community Card!  Redeemable at participating businesses in Lincoln Square and Ravenswood, the Community Card allows you to give the gift of local for Valentine's Day or anytime throughout the year.

    How it Works.  Select the value of your LSR Community eGift Card. Choose your recipient (family, friends, team members) and send via email or text message. The recipient can use that value to make purchases at any participating locations!

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