Valentine’s Day Dining at EPIC 2.14-2.16

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Epic Restaurant
112 W. Hubbard Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Chef Pollard Crafts Special Menu

Thursday, February 14 to Saturday, February 16

Have an “epic” date night with a delicious dinner set to dim lighting, sweeping skyline views and a sexy atmosphere. Executive Chef Mark Pollard has created an a la carte menu specifically for Valentine’s Day weekend. Epic’s special menu (starters, soups, salads, entrees and dessert outlined below) will be available for three evenings, February 14 to February 16.  After dinner, linger over cocktails in Epic’s lounge. Beverage director Michael Cristiani  offers an extensive list of lovely libations, including the “Salted Karamel” cocktail (Stoli Salted Karamel, Bailey’s, Dark Godiva, $13).

Dinner is offered Monday-Thursday from 5:30-10:00 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 5:30-11:00 p.m. Reservations are recommended.

Valentine’s Day Menu

To Start

Sautéed Prawns, Fried Green Tomatoes, Black-eyed Pea Salsa $14

Tuna Tartare, Guacamole, BBQ Papadams $14

Crispy Pork Belly, Crispy Grits, Coffee Barbeque $12

Potato Gnocchi, Lamb Sausage, Swiss Chard, Fennel Butter $12

Humboldt Fog Goat Cheese, Orange Marmalade, Grilled Walnut Bread $10

Tuna Carpaccio, Cocoa Nibs, Fresno Chili, Almond Aioli $12

Salads and Soup

Baby Romaine, Parmesan Lace, Croutons, Creamy Anchovy Dressing $12

9 Vegetable Salad, Butter Lettuce, Lime Vinaigrette $10

Grilled Apples, Dates, Celery, Arugula, Goat Cheese, Candied Pecans, Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette $12

Roasted Mushroom Salad, Kale, Manchego, Pork Belly Croutons, White Balsamic Vinaigrette $12

Mixed Endives, Walnuts, Dried Strawberries, Shaved White Chocolate, Thyme Vinaigrette $12

Butternut Squash Soup, Gingerbread Croutons, Sage $10


Braised Short Ribs, Brocolini, White Cheddar Grits, Beer Glazed Pearl Onions, Horseradish Cream $28

Seared Scallops, Pumpkin Ravioli, Japanese Soy Beans, Heirloom Carrots, Lobster Reduction $29

Roasted Sea Bass, Cauliflower-Crab Hash, Apple Cider Butter, Savory Granola $32

Crispy Chicken, Brussel Sprouts, Pomegranate, Lemon-Thyme Jus $24

Chocolate Braised Lamb Shank, Blue Cheese Polenta, Braised Savoy Cabbage $28

Herb Grilled Salmon, Spinach, Oyster Mushrooms, Rosemary-Paprika Butter $26

Pumpkin Risotto, Wild Mushrooms, Poblano Cream, Pumpkin Seeds, Manchego Cheese $24

Apple Brandy Glazed Pork Chop, Braised Greens, Apple-Cherry Chutney $28

Broiled Hanger Steak, Herb Fries, Watercress, Blue Cheese-Scallion Butter $28

Broiled Steaks: 8-oz Filet $38, 16-oz New York Strip $42, 24-oz Bone in Ribeye $44


Smoked Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese, Crushed Potato Chips $10

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes $8

Blue Cheese and Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes $9

Sautéed Spinach Shallots, Lime, Basil $8

Broccolini, Roasted Garlic, Fresno Chilies, Cumin Seed $10

Hand Cut Fries, Aioli $8

Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Apple, Sage $10

Duck Fat Potatoes, Parmesan, Thyme $10


Sorbet Trio $10

Caramel Apple Creme Brulee $10

Huckleberry Hand Pie, Meyer Lemon Ice Cream $10

Dark Chocolate Cake, Milk Chocolate Ice Cream, White Chocolate Anglaise $12

{For everything Valentine’s Day In Chicago,
visit the Poor Girl’s Guide to Valentine’s Day Hub!}

Suburban Valentine’s Day Happenings

Here’s a round-up of a few Valentine’s Day happenings in the Chicagoland suburbs. More being added daily!
Three-course surf and turf menu available Friday, February 8 through Thursday, February 14 priced at $45 per person.
Streets of Woodfield
Valentine’s Day Sharing Menu featuring three-courses including one shared flatbread, two entrees (Lobster Tail or Petit Filet Mignon) and two desserts for $25 per person.
Northbrook, South Barrington and Oak Brook
The day of love will be celebrated at both lunch and dinner all weekend-long with heart-shaped pizzas and complimentary chocolate cake and champagne toast.

{For everything Valentine’s Day In Chicago,
visit the Poor Girl’s Guide to Valentine’s Day Hub!}

Valentine’s Dresses & Accessories At Rent The Runway – Save $25


To ensure that you’re a vision on Valentine’s Day, we’ve secured an exclusive discount for you from Rent the Runway. Through Feb. 28, save $25 off all designer dress and accessory rentals of $75 or more; just enter LUVPOPSUGAR. Be a lady in a pink lace Milly dress or a siren in a red Hervé Léger number.

{For everything Valentine’s Day In Chicago,
visit the Poor Girl’s Guide to Valentine’s Day Hub!}