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  • Valentine's Day Wednesday, February 14th 2018

  • 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.

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  • Artango Bar & Steakhouse Artango Bar & Steakhouse

    Artango Bar & Steakhouse
    4767 N Lincoln Avenue

    Valentine's Day, February 14th Special
    Live Latin Jazz
    $55 3-Course Prix Fixe Menu

    Reserve Your Table Now

    Band of Bohemia Band of Bohemia

    Band of Bohemia
    4710 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Valentine's Day, February 14th Special
    5:00pm - 10:00pm
    3-Course Tasting Menu w/ Additional Take-Away
    $65 per guest
    Make a Reservation Today


    First Course
    - Milk Braised Suckling Pig

    - Milk Braised Salsify

    Second Course
    - Prime Rib with Maitake and Soy Buerre Monte

    - Roast Eggplant

    - Monkfish

    Third Course
    - Chocolate Pot de Creme

    Take-Away
    - Hot Chocolate and Accompaniments

    Begyle Brewing (Pre-Valentine's Pairing) Begyle Brewing (Pre-Valentine's Pairing)

    Begyle Brewing
    1800 W Cuyler Avenue

    Pre-Valentine's Day Pairing Experience, February 8th
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
    $30 per guest
    Purchase Tickets Today


    It's time to get sweet!

    Join Begyle Brewing for the second annual Sips & Sweets - a pairing of delicious treats with Begyle Beer.

    They've teamed up with Katherine Ann Confections and Amy's Candy Bar to offer this delicious, pre-Valentine's pairing experience. 

    Tickets include a sampling of gourmet truffles, marshmallows, caramels, and other candy surprises that have been carefully paired with several Begyle beers.

    Space is limited and you must be 21 to attend.

    Cafe Selmarie Cafe Selmarie

    Cafe Selmarie
    4729 N Lincoln Avenue

    Valentine's Day, February 14th Special
    5:00pm to 9:00pm
    3-Courses, including dessert
    $50 per person

    Call 773.989.5595 for reservations


    First Course
    - pan seared scallop
    avocado mousse, sweet shallot jam

    - burrata
    caper lemon gremolata, saba, grilled ciabatta

    - chicken liver mousse tart
    roasted persimmon, cornichon, herbs

    - butternut squash veloute
    smoked trout, sesame pecan crumble, pomegranate

    Second Course
    - grilled lamb chops
    ratatouille, herb-goat cheese stuffed gougeres, whole grain mustard brown butter

    - filet mignon
    smoked cheddar polenta, local mushroom & leek ragout

    - alaskan halibut
    purple sweet potato puree, roasted asparagus, caviar sauce

    - black truffle gnocchi
    sweet peas, miso beurre fondu, arugula, crispy parmiggiano reggiano

    Carbon Arc Bar Carbon Arc Bar

    Carbon Arc Bar
    4620 N Lincoln Avenue

    A Roaring 20's Valentine's Day, February 14th
    6:30pm seating & 8:00pm seating
    3-Course Couples Menu
    $65 per couple

    Call 773.961.8946 for reservations
    For complete details click here


    First Course (choose between)
    - Truffled Frisee-St. Andre Cheese Salad
    with glazed pecans & beet gastrique

    - Smoke Tomato-Lobster Bisque
    with a warm fennel crab salad

    Second Course (choose between)
    - Duck Leg Confit
    with brussels sprouts, a celery root puree & bacon lentils

    - Herb Braised Short Rib
    with double baked brie-cauliflower-lobster potato

    - Forest Mushrooms
    served with vegetarian sausage risotto, peas & aged parmesan

    Third Course (shared dessert)
    - A Roaring Chocolate Dessert
    with a complimentary glass of Champagne

    *Vegetarians welcome. Please let Carbon Arc know if you have any dietary restrictions and they will do their best to accommodate.

     

    Gather Gather

    Gather
    4539 N Lincoln Avenue

    Valentine's Day, February 14th Special
    5:00pm to 10:00pm
    3-Course Prix Fixe Menu, plus dessert
    $59 per person

    Call 773.506.9300 for reservations


    First Course (choose one)
    -Bok Choy Salad
    smoked pork belly, winter citrus, crispy buckwheat, togarashi, chili honey vinaigrette

    -Tuna Tartare
    avocado, ponzu, smoked sesame seed, scallion

    Second Course (choose one)
    - Roasted Carrot Risotto
    bay scallop, black garlic, crispy bbq carrot, herbed gremolata

    - Mushroom Tortellini
    truffle butter, roasted mushroom, smoked egg, parmesan crispy, marcona almond

    Third Course (choose one)
    - Ora King Salmon
    smoked baby carrot, farro, apple cider, braised kale, carrot puree

    - Braised Short Rib
    miso glazed broccoli, crispy potato, broccoli sald, bonito aioli

    Dessert
    - Chocolate Pound Cake
    chocolate ganache, rosewater whipped cream,strawberry ice cream

    Isla Pilipina Isla Pilipina

    Isla Pilipina
    2501 W. Lawrence Avenue

    Valentine's Day, February 14th Specials
    From February 14th through 17th, Isla Pilipina will be featuring two specials to help you celebrate Valentine's Day in the most delicious way:

    Salmon Steak
    brussel sprouts, almonds, paprika, Groundswell Coffee
    Sriracha Honey Chicken
    tamari, apple cider vinegar, sriracha, honey, roasted potato
    We will also be doing a dessert special:
    Ube Flan
    purple yam custard


    Reserve Your Table Now

    Luella's Southern Kitchen Luella's Southern Kitchen

    Luella's Southern Kitchen
    4609 N Lincoln Avenue

    Valentine's Day, February 14th - 17th Special
    5:00pm to 10:00pm
    4-Course Menu
    $80 per couple

    Call 773.961.8196 for reservations


    First & Second Course
    - She Crab Soup

    - Kale Ambrosia Salad
    with Citrus segments, Pineapple, Goat cheese, Candied pecans, Toasted coconut, Cranberry vinaigrette

    Third Course (entree selection)
    - Smoke Prime Rib
    with Pimento Cheese Hush Puppies and Braised Collards

    - Creole Lobster
    and Aged Cheddar Tamales

    Fourth Course (dessert)
    - Dark Chocolate Buttermilk Pie
    with Peanut Butter Ice Cream

    Nick's Pizza and Pub Nick's Pizza and Pub

    Nick's Pizza and Pub
    2434 W Montrose Avenue

    Valentine's Day, February 14th Special

    Whether you’re looking to spend this special day together as a family or just need a casual, relaxing night out as a couple, Nick’s Pizza & Pub’s rustic dining room is the perfect place to be on Wednesday, For just $22, Nick's Special Includes:

     - 1 Large, One-topping Thin Crust Pizza
     -  Beer Nuggets
     - and a Junior Colossal Cookie

    *Dine-in only. February 14th 2018. Can’t be combined with any other offer.

    Click here for more information about Nick's Pizza and Pub

    O'Shaughnessy's Public House O'Shaughnessy's Public House

     

    O'Shaughnessy's Public House
    4557 N Ravensood Avenue

    O'Shaughnessy's Public House will be running a $5 Guinness special all day long on Wedensday, February 14th.  There will also be special Kerrygold Wisconsin Shamrock Martinis for $8 and Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey shots for $5.  And last but not least, Curry Fries $4 All day!
     
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  • Amy's Candy Bar Valentine's Pop-Up at Neighborly - Saturday, Feb 10th & Sunday, Feb 11 Amy's Candy Bar Valentine's Pop-Up at Neighborly - Saturday, Feb 10th & Sunday, Feb 11

    Neighborly

    2003 W Montrose Avenue

    Stop by Neighborly on Saturday, February 10th and Sunday February 11th for an in-store pop-up with Amy's Candy Bar. Expect lots of sweet treats for your Valentine of Galentine, and plenty of sweet samples!

    Click here for details.

  • Born to Shine Fundraiser - Saturday, February 10th Born to Shine Fundraiser - Saturday, February 10th

    jookie, a portrait boutique

    4656 N Rockwell Street

    Just announced!  jookie's Valentine fundraiser, Born to Shine has been extended through Saturday, February 10th!  Five fresh spots opened just in time for Valentine's Day!

    A portion of every session fee will be donated to Saving tiny Hearts Society, and you will receive a complimentary e-Valentine with your wall art purchase.

    Simply call jookie at 773-463-5665 or email jill@jookiekids.com to get the rest of the details for this limited-time Valentine specialty session. 
     
  • Chase Park's Annual Sweethearts Dance - Friday, February 16th Chase Park's Annual Sweethearts Dance - Friday, February 16th

    Chase Park

    4701 N. Ashland Avenue

    Bring your sweethearts to Chase Park's Annual family Valentine's Day dance! Pizza, salad and treats will be served. Dance to some amazing tunes and enjoy all the fun with us! Tickets are limited!

    Click here for ticketing information

  • From the Heart Market at Lillstreet Gallery - Saturday, Feb 10 and Sunday, Feb 11 From the Heart Market at Lillstreet Gallery - Saturday, Feb 10 and Sunday, Feb 11

    Lillstreet Gallery

    4401 N Ravenswood Avenue

    From the Heart Market
    February 10 & 11
    11am - 4pm


    On Saturday, February 10th and Sunday, February 11th from 11-4, experience a special selection of handmade, artisan goods in Lillstreet Gallery's From the Heart Market. Treat yourself and your Valentine to locally-made jewelry, hand-dyed scarves, handcrafted undergarments, vases, cards and more.

    Click here for event details.

  • Haiku Your Love - Tuesday February 13th Haiku Your Love - Tuesday February 13th

    The David L Hoyt Foundation

    4312 N. Lincoln Avenue

    Spread the love this Valentine's Day by creating love-themed haikus with the David L. Hoyt Foundation and the Poetry Center of Chicago.

    Tuesday, February 13th 5:30pm to 9pm at The Weinberg/Newton Gallery 300 W. Superior St. #203.

    Tickets for Haiku Your Love can be purchased online for $3.50 plus fees through Eventbrite or for $5 at the door.  All proceeds will be donated to the American Heart Association.  Light refreshments will be provided.

    Click here for more information.

  • Love Me Tinder  - Shows throughout February Love Me Tinder - Shows throughout February

    Laugh Out Loud Theater

    3851 N. Lincoln Avenue

    From Tinder to tenderness, this improv comedy show pokes fun at dating, romance, and everything in between.

    Friday and Saturday nights
    7:30 - all ages, so you can bring the family 
    9:30 - for grown ups
    Adults - $20, Kids - $12
     
    Special show on Valentine's Day Wednesday, February 14th at 8pm, tickets $20.
     
  • Sprouts of Love: Valentine's Sweet Potato Stamp & Screenprinting - Satuday, February 10th Sprouts of Love: Valentine's Sweet Potato Stamp & Screenprinting - Satuday, February 10th

    Chicago Printmakers Collaborative

    4912 N Western Avenue

    Spread the love by dropping by the CPC on Saturday, February 10th, 12-5pm to make a screen printed card or valentine creation made with sweet potato stamps! We clearly love printmaking AND potatoes! Bring the kids, your sweetie, friends & family for treats and printing. This will also be one of your last chances to buy beautiful prints from the small print show for someone you LOVE. Or for yourself, because you are awesome and deserve it.

    Special guest artist Mary-Kate Moroney from LOVE PROPAGANDA will also be on hand, sharing one of her designs with us as we create V-day cards to color in and pass along.

    Click here for details.

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  • A Pretty Flower A Pretty Flower

    A Pretty Flower
    2334 W Lawrence Avenue

    Valentine's Flower Arrangements

    Choose from nearly 40 different arrangements at Lincoln Square's only local flower boutique.

    View the arrangements

    Amy's Candy Bar Amy's Candy Bar

    Amy's Candy Bar
    4704 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 Facebook page.

    Best Care Spa Best Care Spa

    Best Care Spa
    2555 W Lawrence Avenue

    Free Gift For You

    Free handmade purses or organic gluten free soaps & lip balm with every purchase of a gift card over $30.

    Click here to learn more about Best Care Sap

    Bloom Yoga Studio Bloom Yoga Studio

    Bloom Yoga Studio
    4663 N Rockwell Street

    Share the Love of Yoga this February!

    Bring a Friend, You Both Take Class For Free!

    Share your love of Bloom Yoga with your friend and enjoy a free class together! During the month of February bring a friend, who is new to Bloom and you both receive a free class.

    *Offer is good through February 28, 2018. Both parties must attend the same class on the same day. At least one person must be a new Bloom Yoga student. Offer may be redeemed multiple times with multiple people. Promotion does not apply to workshops and may not be combined with other offers.

    View class schedules and more at BloomYogaStudio.com

    Dovetail Studios Dovetail Studios

    Dovetail Studios
    2853 W. Montrose Avenue

    Valentine's Day Class Pass Special

    Dovetail Studios is offering a 5 class fitness pass for only $45

    Pass is available for new clients only, pass expires 3/24/18, and is for sale now. Only valid for fitness and yoga classes and not valid with any other promotion or discount.

    To purchase, click here.

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

    ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE
    4723 N Lincoln Avenue

    All You Need Is Love
    This local independent gift store has so many items to help you show your love to that special someone in your life.  From cards to socks, and items for your house, you're sure to find that unique gift at ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE!

    View the LOVE collection

    Gene's Sausage Shop Gene's Sausage Shop

    Gene's Sausage Shop
    4750 N Lincoln Avenue

    Say It With Sausage!

    Order Your Valentine Sausage Basket now.  Includes a fresh red rose, a pair of Alpine Sausage or Snack Sausage, German Mustard, Lindt Chocalate Truffles, and a card!  Custom baskets also available.  Local delivery only.

    Order yours today - visit www.genessausage.com or call 773-728-7243

    Great Clips Lincoln Square Great Clips Lincoln Square

    Great Clips
    2321 W Lawrence Avenue

    A Great Haircut Looks Even Better with a Great Product

    All products in pink or red bottles are 30% off through Valentine's Day.  Ask your stylist at Great Clips for a product recommendation that is best for your hair type or style.

    KOVAL Distillery KOVAL Distillery

    KOVAL Distillery
    5121 N Ravenswood Avenue

    A Spirited Valentine's Day Gift Guide

    As Valentine's Day approaches, the search is on for the perfect gift for that special someone. To help in the quest, KOVAL Distillery has curated two gift guides inspired by two very distinct personalities - their KOVAL Bourbon and Dry Gin. KOVAL has collaborated with other makers and companies they admire, many of whom are neighbor businesses right here in Chicago. 

    Click here to view KOVAL's curated gift guide.

    Merz Apothecary and Q Brothers Merz Apothecary and Q Brothers

    Merz Apothcary and Q Brothers
    4716 N Lincoln Avenue

    Unique Valentine's Gifts

    Skip the cliché presents and pamper that special someone with a memorable gift from Merz & Q Brothers instead! Come discover beautiful candles, niche fragrance, stellar shaving & grooming goods, indulgent bath & body care, and more. Guaranteed to make your sweetheart swoon!

    Click here to browse our hand-picked gift guide.

    On the Route Bicycles On the Route Bicycles

    On the Route Bicycles
    2338 W Lawrence Avenue

    I Love My Bike Valentine's Day SpeicalsWin a Gift Basket!
    Now through Thursday, February 15th, all bike accessories are 25% off at On the Route Bicycles!

    Click here to learn more about On the Route Bicycles

    Savory Spice Shop Lincoln Square Savory Spice Shop Lincoln Square

    Savory Spice Shop Lincoln Square
    4753 N Lincoln Avenue

    Win Their Heart With Mad Cooking Skills!

    Savory Spice Shop has Saffron Salt ($9.95) in store as a limited time product through February  There will be in-store samples of Blondies made with Saffron the weekend before Valentine's Day

    Need a wonderfully easy idea for a romantic Valentine's Day Dinner at home?  Savory Spice Shop has also introduced a new Spice 'N Easy - Chanterelle and Saffron Risotto ($10.95).

    Savory Spice shop is also offering Southern Living's Ultimate Book of BBQ and their Jumbo BBQ Gift Pack for $50 as a great gift idea for your BBQ and grilling enthusiast.

    Click here to learn more.

    Stanley Brown Jewelist Stanley Brown Jewelist

    Stanley Brown Jewelist
    4751 N Lincoln Avenue

    Heart-Themed Jewelry Sale
    25% Off all in-stock heart-themed jewelry.

    The Chopping Block The Chopping Block

    The Chopping Block
    4747 N Lincoln Avenue

    A Sweet Deal

    Purchase a Sweetheart Gift Card in February valued at $180, and The Chopping Block will add an extra $20 to it. We suggest you use that toward a bottle of wine during your cooking class. This sweet deal makes the perfect Valentine's Day gift!

    Click here for more information.

    Valentine's Day Classes

    Why celebrate your loved one with an overpriced meal in a busy restaurant? Do something different this Valentine's Day! A cooking class is fun yet educational and will create memories with your sweetheart. Plus, you get a delicious meal! We have hands-on classes for those couples who want to cook together as well as demonstration options for other pairs who prefer to relax as our chefs prepare their romantic meals. We even have a class to celebrate the holiday together as a family!

          Hands-On Valentine's Day Fest: Parisian Pleasures

    • Endive-Apple Salad with Walnuts and Champagne Vinaigrette
    • Crab Florentine au Gratin with Gruyere Cheese
    • Sole Meunier with Pomme Duchess
    • Sauteed Haricot Vert with Almonds an Tarragon
    • Dark Chocolate Pot de Creme

    Class Available: Friday, February 16 6:30pm and Saturday, February 17 6pm

    Hands-On Valentine's Feast: Moonstruck

    • Tuscan Kale Salad with Pears, Pecorino and Walnuts
    • Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp and Roasted Garlic Alfredo Sauce
    • Red Wine Marinated Ribeye Steaks with Tuscan Herb Sauce
    • Roasted Potatoes with Rosemary and Parmesan
    • Torta Caprese (Dark Chocolate Flourless Torte with Almonds)

    Class available: Saturday, February 10 6pm, Wednesday, February 14 6:30pm, Wednesday, February 14 6:30pm

    Valentine's Day Family Brunch

    • Minty Melon Fruit Salad
    • Bisuits and Sausage Gravy
    • Sauteed Pepper, Mushroom and Fontina Cheese Frittata
    • Lemon-Oatmeal Bars

    Class Available: Sunday, February 11 10am

    Sensual Food & Wine Pairings

    • Welcome wine: Adami, "Bosco di Gica" Prosecco Superiore
    • Domaine Pichot, Vouvray "Le Peu de Moriette" paired with Baked Brie en Croute
    • Domaine Pichot, Vouvray "Le Peu de Moriette" paired with Roasted Beet and Butternut Square Salad with Almonds and Arugula
    • Babich, Sauvignon Blanc paired with Steamed Mussels with Spicy Italian Sausage, Herbs and Tomatoes
    • J.K. Carriere, Pinot Noir "Provacateur" and Reunion, Malbec paired with Sauteed Beef Tenderloin with Crumbled Blue Cheese, Red Wine Reduction and Truffled Potato Puree
    • Albino Rocca, Moscato d'Asti DOCG paired with Chocoate-Dipped Strawberries

    Class Available: Friday, February 16 7pm, Saturday, February 17 7pm

    All classes listed are at the Lincoln Square location. Click a date above to enroll now.

    vom Fass Lincoln Square vom Fass Lincoln Square

    vom Fass Lincoln Square
    4755 N Lincoln Avenue

    Win a Gift Basket!
    With every purchase at vom Fass Lincoln Square, you'll be entered to win a Valentine's Day themed gift basket.

    Click here to learn more.

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