Valentine’s Day Weekend at Pinstripes 2.13-2.16

Pinestripes Valentine's Day

Pinstripes Valentine’s Day

Heart-Shaped Pizzas, Complimentary Chocolate Cake & Bubbly
during Valentine’s Day Weekend at Pinstripes

WHAT: The day of love will be celebrated all weekend-long as Pinstripes honors Valentine’s Day with holiday-inspired food and drink including heart-shaped pizzas, chocolate and champagne!

Perfect for sharing, Valentine’s dates of all ages can enjoy festive heart-shaped pizzas straight from the wood-burning oven. Chef Cesar Gutierrez will be offering the entire pizza menu, including favorites like Margharita, Italian Beef and Sausage and Peppers, in beautifully shaped hearts available in the bistro and for carryout.

Valentine’s Day-goers will also be romanced with two complimentary goodies including a champagne toast to start the celebrations and Pinstripes’ signature Frangelico Chocolate Cake, a flourless chocolate cake infused with Frangelico liquor served with whipped cream, red grapes and strawberry sauce, for a sweet ending.

WHEN: Thursday, February 13 through Sunday, February 16 for both lunch and dinner.

COST: Heart-shaped pizzas range from $12-$13.
Champagne toast (must be 21 years of age and older) and Chocolate Cake are complimentary and for dine-in only.

RSVP: Reservations are recommended.

WHERE: Pinstripes Northbrook
1150 Willow Road
Northbrook, IL 60062

Pinstripes South Barrington
100 West Higgins Road
South Barrington, IL 60010

Pinstripes Oak Brook
7 Oakbrook Center Mall
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Pinstripes Edina
3849 Gallagher Drive
Edina, MN 55435

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Wine and Dine With Your Valentine At La Madia 2.14-2.16

La Madia

La Madia


La Madia
59 West Grand Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654

Chef Fox Features a Five Course Menu for Two

Thursday, February 14 – Saturday, February 16
$35 per person

La Madia will welcome couples celebrating Valentine’s Day with an optional five course, sharing menu for two. From Thursday, February 14 to Saturday, February 16, parties of two may create their own prix-fixe by selecting each course from La Madia’s menu (choose any starter, salad, pizza and pasta dish) for $35 per person. The meal will conclude with homemade chocolate truffles. Executive Chef/proprietor Jonathan Fox will also offer a la carte pizza and pasta specials, along with the regular dinner menu.

Pair your Valentine’s Day cuisine with vino from La Madia’s extensive wine list. In addition to more than 75 selections by the glass and over 300 bottles, chef Fox also offers a red and white “Wine of the Week” for $6 each, along with a “Sommelier Selection” glass pour for $9.

Reservations are recommended. Please call La Madia at 312.329.0400. The River North restaurant is open for Valentine’s Day dining Thursday – Saturday 11:15 a.m. to 1 a.m.
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Valentine’s Day Dining at EPIC 2.14-2.16

restaurantbValentine’s Day Dining at EPIC

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!}