Valentine’s Day Drink Recipes

Whether you’re staying in or going out this Valentine’s Day, we’ve gathered up some great Valentine’s Day drink recipes. Part of our DIY Holiday + Party Kit series.

Try these at home or at the local hot spots below!

Darling Clementine

Ketel One Oranje vodka
Strawberry puree
Lemon juice
Champagne

Instructions:

All items are combined in a shaker then strained into a flute, then topped with champagne.

Credit: James Brown, Market Bar Chicago, www.marketbarchicago.com

Strawberry Kiss
– 1 1/2 oz. Absolut Vanilia
– 1/2 oz. strawberry liqueur
– Splash of CranPineapple juice

Instructions:

Combine ingredients and top with champagne.

Credit: Absolut, www.absolut.com

The Stag

Makers Mark
Chartreuse
St Germain
Lime

(served rocks)

Credit: Christina Santarelli, ROOF, www.thewithotel.com

The Looker

Ketel Citroen
St Germain
Crème de Violette
Orange
Lemon

(served in a flute)

Credit: Christina Santarelli, ROOF, www.thewithotel.com


(credit: absolut.com)

Cherry Crush
2 Parts ABSOLUT KURANT
2 Dashes Lime Juice
1 Part Cherry Puree
2 Whole Cherry

Instructions:
Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Shake and strain into a chilled rocks glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with cherry.

Credit: Absolut, www.absolut.com

Passionate Affair

(credit: greygoose.com)

A Passionate Affair

1 1/2 parts GREY GOOSE® L’Orange Flavored Vodka
1 1/2 parts cranberry juice
1/2 part passion fruit
6 raspberries
1 tsp sugar syrup
1/2 part fresh lime juice

Instructions:

In a cocktail shaker, mix the seeds and pulp from half a passion fruit. Add the
other ingredients with plenty of ice and shake hard. Strain through a fine sieve into
a martini glass and garnish with raspberries.

Tips:
Experiment with limes from different parts of the world and notice how the flavor
of the drink changes in subtle ways.

Credit: Grey Goose, www.greygoose.com

Femme Fatale

1 3/4 part Grey Goose Original

1/3 Gancia Americano

1/3 part lychee juice

1/2 part raspberry puree

1/3 part Chambord

1/2 part lemon juice

2 drops of Rose water

Instructions:

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with cubed ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a rocks glass filled with cubed ice. Serve with a black rose.

Credit: Grey Goose, www.greygoose.com


-Cheers!

Valentine’s Day Prix-Fixe at Commonwealth Tavern 2.14

Commonwealth (33 of 45)

Valentine’s Day Prix-Fixe at Commonwealth Tavern

Saturday, February 14
$40 per person
Commonwealth Tavern invites guests to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a decadent four-course menu created by Chef Donny Farrell. The prix-fixe menu will feature Bay Scallops, Braised Short Ribs, Sauteed Shrimp and more (complete menu below). Drink specials include half-price bottles of wine and $6 craft cocktails. The regular menu will also be available. Guests can make reservations by calling 773.697.7965.

FIRST COURSE (choice of):
Cauliflower Soup with chili oil, pickled shishito, mint, smoked almonds
Endive Salad with currant, hazelnut, Gravity Hill cheese, tarragon goddess

SECOND COURSE (choice of):
Bay Scallops with sunchoke puree, maitake, preserved lemon, spiced walnut
Celery Root Risotto with brown butter, vinaigrette, pickled grape

THIRD COURSE (choice of):
Sautéed Shrimp with Burmese rice, winter citrus, smoked almond, harissa aioli
Braised Short Rib with cranberry mostarda, smoked potato, shishito pepper, mustard jus

FOURTH COURSE:
Chocolate Budino with basil, candied orange, hazelnut

Valentine’s Day Weekend Hotel Packages

 

Hotel Palomar

Hotel Palomar

Check out this round-up of Valentine’s Day weekend hotel packages!

Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco:  I’m Too Booty-Luscious For Your Anyway (Chicago, IL)

Who says single ladies can’t enjoy Valentine’s Day? Embrace Queen Bey’s girl power mantra with your girlfriends at the Monaco this month. Our Booty-Luscious package will firm your “jelly” for a night on the town of hip swaying and female bonding. Trust us, your vibe is too vibealacious for him anyway! Continue reading

Valentine’s Day at The Glunz Tavern 2.14-2.15

Champagne, Caviar and Cocktails in Old Town 

Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15
5 p.m.-2 a.m.

Glunz Tavern

Glunz Tavern

The Glunz Tavern, located in Chicago’s charming Old Town neighborhood, welcomes guests for an intimate and cozy Valentine’s Day celebration. In addition to the regular dinner menu and extensive list of wine, spirits and craft beer, The Glunz Tavern will offer a special cocktail, half-priced flutes of champagne by the glass, a caviar tasting plate and a vodka and caviar pairing. The Valentine’s Day specials, available February 14 and 15, are outlined below.
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Untitled Valentine’s Day 2.14

Untitled Chicago

Untitled Chicago

Untitled
111 West Kinzie Street
Chicago, IL 60654
312-880-1511

www.untitledchicago.com

This Valentine’s Day, Untitled has your back. We’ve thought of everything, and we’re going to make you look good.

On the most romantic evening of the year, Untitled fetes Valentine’s Day lovebirds with an indulgent evening of dinner, drinks, music, and entertainment, within the gorgeous confines of Untitled’s lounge. Continue reading

Darling Clementine

Valentine’s Day Drink Recipes

Whether you’re staying in or going out this Valentine’s Day, we’ve gathered up some great Valentine’s Day drink recipes. Part of our DIY Holiday + Party Kit series.

Try these at home or at the local hot spots below!

Darling Clementine

Ketel One Oranje vodka
Strawberry puree
Lemon juice
Champagne

Instructions:

All items are combined in a shaker then strained into a flute, then topped with champagne.

Credit: James Brown, Market Bar Chicago, www.marketbarchicago.com

Strawberry Kiss
– 1 1/2 oz. Absolut Vanilia
– 1/2 oz. strawberry liqueur
– Splash of CranPineapple juice

Instructions:

Combine ingredients and top with champagne.

Credit: Absolut, www.absolut.com

The Stag

Makers Mark
Chartreuse
St Germain
Lime

(served rocks)

Credit: Christina Santarelli, ROOF, www.thewithotel.com

The Looker

Ketel Citroen
St Germain
Crème de Violette
Orange
Lemon

(served in a flute)

Credit: Christina Santarelli, ROOF, www.thewithotel.com


(credit: absolut.com)

Cherry Crush
2 Parts ABSOLUT KURANT
2 Dashes Lime Juice
1 Part Cherry Puree
2 Whole Cherry

Instructions:
Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Shake and strain into a chilled rocks glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with cherry.

Credit: Absolut, www.absolut.com

Passionate Affair

(credit: greygoose.com)

A Passionate Affair

1 1/2 parts GREY GOOSE® L’Orange Flavored Vodka
1 1/2 parts cranberry juice
1/2 part passion fruit
6 raspberries
1 tsp sugar syrup
1/2 part fresh lime juice

Instructions:

In a cocktail shaker, mix the seeds and pulp from half a passion fruit. Add the
other ingredients with plenty of ice and shake hard. Strain through a fine sieve into
a martini glass and garnish with raspberries.

Tips:
Experiment with limes from different parts of the world and notice how the flavor
of the drink changes in subtle ways.

Credit: Grey Goose, www.greygoose.com

Femme Fatale

1 3/4 part Grey Goose Original

1/3 Gancia Americano

1/3 part lychee juice

1/2 part raspberry puree

1/3 part Chambord

1/2 part lemon juice

2 drops of Rose water

Instructions:

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with cubed ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a rocks glass filled with cubed ice. Serve with a black rose.

Credit: Grey Goose, www.greygoose.com


-Cheers!