Valentine’s Day Weekend at La Madia 2.14-2.15

La Madia

La Madia

La Madia
59 West Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 329-0400
(312) 329-0400

Chef Fox’s Prix Fixe Menu for Two or More
Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15

3:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.
$39 per person

Celebrate St. Valentine’s Day with a date, or gather a group for a fun evening out at La Madia in River North. Chef Jonathan Fox’s Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu will be offered on Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15 from 3:30 p.m. to midnight. The multicourse meal, served family-style, features the choice of appetizer, seasonal salad, Neapolitan-inspired pizza, and housemade pasta or risotto, as well as a flute of prosecco to start and chocolate truffles to finish. The complete menu is outlined below.

Chef Fox’s Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu is $39 per person (minimum two guests). La Madia’s regular dinner menu will also be available. Reservations are recommended; please visit or call 312-329-0400.

$39 per person; served family style

Nino Franco, Prosecco, NV, Valdobbiadene, Italy

choose one:

Pizza Fondue
Cheesy Tomato Sauce, Pizza Bread

Spinach & Taleggio Fondue
White Truffle Oil, Pizza Bread

Mozzarella di Bufala Campana Bruschette

Oven-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Balsamic

Seasonal Wild Mushrooms Bruschette
Whipped Ricotta & Marsala Glaze

choose one:

Organic Arugula
3-Hour Roasted Grapes, Local Apple, Spicy Walnuts, Shaved Parmesan & Walnut Vinaigrette

Chopped Italian Lettuces
Gorgonzola, Spicy Walnuts, Shaved Pear & Balsamic Vinaigrette

Nichols Farm Heirloom Beets
Watercress, Almonds, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Vinaigrette

Romaine Lettuce
Market Tomatoes, Crisp Pancetta, Shaved Parmesan & Creamy Mustard Dressing

choose one:

Three Cheese
Mozzarella, Provolone & Pecorino with Tomato Sauce

Housemade Fennel Sausage & Sweet Onions
Tomato Sauce with Mozzarella Cheese

Triple Pepperoni
Tomato Sauce and Mozzarella Cheese, finished with White Truffle Oil

Shaved Artichoke
Reggiano Parmesan & Garlic

Taleggio & 3-Hour Roasted Grapes

choose one:

Gnocchi with Housemade Sausage 
Spinach & Teardrop Tomatoes

Chicken Ragu, Tomato

Risotto Carnaroli 
Butternut Squash

Housemade Chocolate Truffles

The Glunz Tavern: Half-Price Bar Menu on Wednesdays

Glunz Tavern

Glunz Tavern

The Glunz Tavern
1202 North Wells Street
Chicago, Illinois 60610

Half-Price Bar Menu at The Glunz Tavern

Enjoy Snacks, Small Plates and Charcuterie on Wednesday Evenings 


Every Wednesday
5 p.m.-midnight

The Glunz Tavern in Old Town is now offering their bar menu at half-price on Wednesday evenings. From 5 p.m. to midnight, guests dining in the bar area have the opportunity to enjoy “snacks” (deviled eggs; pretzel; potato pancake), “small plates” (uberbacken; mussels; gnocci) and charcuterie and cheese boards at a fifty-percent discount. The complete bar menu is outlined below.

The Glunz Tavern has seven craft brews on draught, as well as an extensive selection of wine and spirits.


Bar Menu


Deviled Eggs (4)
smoked salmon, fried capers, micro greens, paprika $4 (regularly $3)


Warm Pretzels
imported from Germany, served with beer mustard $4 (regularly $8)

French Fry
blanched and fried potatoes $3 (regularly $6)

Potato Pancake
spiced applesauce, sour cream $3.50 (regularly $7)

Small Plates
spaetzle, bechamel, ham, shallots $4 (regularly $8)

butter, shallots, parsley, parmesan, white wine, smoked thuringer, bread $6 (regularly $12)

corned beef, leek, cream sauce, fried egg $5 (regularly $10)

Charcuterie & Cheese

3 Cheese Board
cow, sheep and goat cheeses, marcona almonds, pepper honey, bread $7 (regularly $14)

selection of smoked and cured meats with various sides $8 (regularly $16)

Spreads & Bread
chicken liver pate, smoked whitefish, olive tapenade and bread $8 (regularly $16)

City Tavern’s Valentine’s Day Specials 2.14-2.16

City Tavern Chicago

City Tavern Chicago

City Tavern
1416 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60605

Valentine’s Day at City Tavern

Enjoy Chef Barnes’ Savory Specials in the South Loop

Friday, February 14 to Sunday, February 16

City Tavern, a perfectly cozy spot for a romantic night out, will offer Valentine’s Day diners the regular dinner menu as well as savory specials. Chef Amanda Barnes has created four dishes, available February 14-16, that include: Seafood Cocktail; Grilled Maine Lobster; Cowboy Ribeye for Two; and Crab Spaghettini.  Dinner reservations are recommended; please call City Tavern at 312.663.1278.

If a Valentine’s breakfast date is more in order, City Tavern’s brunch service will be offered on Sunday, February 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch libations include a $5 bloody mary bar and bottomless champagne or mimosas for $25.

Valentine’s Day Specials at City Tavern

Seafood Cocktail $20

shrimp, oysters, clams, mussels, house cocktail sauce

Grilled Maine Lobster $50
garlic, lemon, chili butter
Cowboy Ribeye for Two $70

truffle fingerling potatoes

Crab Spaghettini $25
preserved lemon, chili, shallots, white wine

Valentine’s Day Dining at III Forks 2.14

III Forks

III Forks

“Sweetheart Menu” for Two, Featured Sparkling Selections

III Forks
180 N. Field Blvd.

Chicago, Illinois 60601
Friday, February 14
5 p.m.- 12 a.m.

III Forks Prime Steakhouse will welcome Valentine’s Day dining guests with a special “Sweetheart Menu” for two. Available on Friday, February 14, Executive Chef Billy Caruso will offer a three course menu that includes: III Forks Salad; Broiled Tenderloin with fig balsamic demi-glace, truffled yukon gold mashed potatoes and fresh asparagus; and Chocolate Lovers’ decadent dessert ($145 per couple). Each guest will receive an individual salad and steak entree; the dessert will be shared.

The Lakeshore East-located prime steakhouse will feature three sparkling wine selections by the glass or bottle (Chandon Brut Classic; Chandon Sparkling Rose; Etoile Brut), hand-chosen for the romantic holiday. III Forks’ extensive wine list and seasonal cocktail menu will also be available.

III Forks will also offer an a la carte menu on Valentine’s Day. Choices include “Beginnings” (ahi tuna’ shrimp cocktail; seafood medley; wedge salad; lobster bisque), “Beef Market” (filet mignon, USDA Prime bone in and boneless ribeye; rack of lamb), “Fish Market” (cold water rock lobster tail; Atlantic salmon; Chilean seabass), and sides (sauteed spinach; roasted mushrooms; off-the-cob cream corn; lobster mac & cheese; and more).

The complete menus are outlined below. Reservations are encouraged; please call 312-938-4303 or visit III Forks is open: Sunday through Thursday 5-11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 5 p.m.-midnight.

Valentine’s Day “Sweetheart Menu” For Two
$145 per couple

III Forks Salad
 – field greens with crisp green apples, local bleu cheese, toasted pecans, and house made maple walnut vinaigrette


Broiled Tenderloin with fig balsamic demi-glace, served with truffled yukon gold mashed potatoes and fresh asparagus


Chocolate Lovers’ Dessert

Featured Sparkling Selections
Chandon Brut Classic $12/$48
Chandon Sparkling Rose $12/$48
Etoile Brut $20/$80

A la Carte Menu
Ahi Tuna $16.95
Shrimp Cocktail $16.95
Seared Scallops with housemade bacon jam $16.95
Seafood Medley with Shrimp Cocktail, Crabcake & Seared Scallop $19.95
III Forks Salad $9.95
Wedge Salad $9.95
Lobster Bisque $12.95

Beef Market
FiletMignon, 8oz $37.95
Filet Mignon, 12oz $44.95
Bone In Filet 14oz $55.95
USDA Prime Bone In Ribeye, 18oz $45.95
USDA Prime Boneless Ribeye, 22oz $59.95
Tomahawk Ribeye, 32oz $89.95
USDA Prime New York Strip, 16oz $45.95
USDA Prime Bone In Strip, 18oz $64.95
Filet Mignon and Cold Water Lobster Tail $74.95
Rack of Lamb $46.95

Steak Toppers: Oscar Style $11.95; Blue Cheese Crown $4.95; King’s Butter $8.95; Parmesan Crust $8.95

Fish Market
Atlantic Salmon $29.o95
Chilean Seabass $36.95
Cold Water Lobster Tail, Market

Sauteed Spinach $9.95
Off-the-Cob Cream Corn $8.95
Roasted Mushrooms $9.95
Fresh Asparagus $9.95
Mashed Potatoes $7.95
Six Cheese Potatoes $9.95
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes $8.95
Lobster Mac & Cheese $19.95

Valentine’s Day Dining at Cantina Laredo 2.13-2.15

Special Prix Fixe Menu with Cocktail Pairings 
Cantina Loredo

Cantina Laredo

Cantina Laredo
508 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60654


Thursday, February 13 – Saturday, February 15

Add a little spice to your Valentine’s Day dinner date this year. Cantina Laredo in River North will offer a three course, Valentine’s prix fixe menu ($35 per person) from February 13 to February 15. Chef Kennon Reed’s selections, outlined below, include mango salad, roasted red pepper soup, sauteed shrimp with spicy mango mole, ancho chile-rubbed chicken, filet mignon, strawberry bunuelos and churros.

Each course may be paired with a cocktail (Peach Berry Flaca Flip; Passion Fruit Margarita; and Heart Warmer) for an additional $15 per person.

Cantina Laredo

‘s regular menu will also be available. The restaurant is open Sunday through Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.


Thursday through Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. For table reservations, call 312-955-0014 or visit

Valentine’s Day Menu
three courses $35; cocktail pairings $15



choice of:

Mango with jicama, seasoned pumpkin seeds, grapes, mint and queso fresco with a honey vinaigrette

Creamy roasted red pepper soup topped with almonds and queso fresco


Hornitos Plata Tequila and fresh lime juice with peach syrup and triple sec, topped with club soda and a strawberry flip of DeKuyper Strawberry Pucker


choice of:

Sauteed shrimp with spicy mango mole sauce

Ancho chile rubbed chicken breast with a chipotle rancho sauce, topped with grilled asparagus and roasted red pepper

7 oz. Certified Angus Beef  filet mignon topped with black peppercorn dijon sauce

Cocktail Pairing:

Herradura Silver Tequila, passion fruit syrup, fresh lime


choice of:

Fresh strawberries, whipped cream and vanilla ice cream on cinnamon chips

Drizzled with chocolate raspberry sauce, with Grand Mariner cajeta to dip

Cocktail Pairing:


Corazon Anejo, Bailey’s and coffee