Looking for something to do this Valentine's Day? Check out our list of things happening on this Lover's Day, Tuesday February 14, as well as throughout the month of February. Want more things to do this month? Also check out our Guide to February 2012
It’s Valentine's Day weekend and what better way to spend your Friday night than crawling down Clark Street with your loved ones or a ton of strangers looking to find love. You will be given a wristband at the first bar that will be honored at each location for great specials. Bar lineup to be announced soon.
This Valentine’s Day you and your honey build your own Heart Shaped Pizza for $12.95 at Harry Caray’s (33 West Kinzie Street) or decorate a specialty Heart Shaped Cookie. (Tip: On Harry Caray's menu, from February 11-14 will be a special Godiva Dark Chocolate Martini. For reservations call 312-828-0966.
For art lovers, dine on Valentine's Day at the Art Institute of Chicago's Terzo Piano (159 E. Monroe), which will offer a four-course Valentine’s Day dinner, cocktail service and a live band. For reservations call 312-443-8650.(Plan your trip to the Art Institute of Chicago with our Art Institute Guide
After recently completing the World’s Longest Candy Cane at 51 feet on December 8, 2012, Chef Alain Roby is reaching new heights at his All Chocolate Kitchen, 33 S. Third St in Geneva, Illinois on Valentine’s Day, February 14, with a 20-foot enchanted chocolate tree in the middle of the store, made with 1,200 lbs of chocolate. The All Chocolate Kitchen is also offering a Dessert & Coffee package for two, which includes raspberry crème brulee with a sugar rose for $14.99. Reservations are available by calling 630-232-2395.
Chicago’s most romantic restaurant, Geja’s Café, "sets hearts on fire" with an eight-day Valentine’s Festival including a Double Anniversary Discount on Monday, February 11th, where couples will receive a double discount on their food purchases with proof of total years married. On Love Note Tuesday on February 12th, all guests are encouraged to bring in a copy of their most meaningful love note that was written to their significant other at some point in the relationship. The writer of the most romantic and heartwarming love letter will win dinner for two, once a year for the number of years the note is old (limit $150 per visit). The Valentine’s Day dinner package includes Geja’s creamy Gruyere cheese fondue, a glass of champagne, Geja’s salad with tangy Dijon vinaigrette, entrée fondue of Beef Tenderloin, Lobster Tail and Jumbo Shrimp, Geja’s flaming chocolate dessert fondue with coffee.
Executive Chef and Partner, Bill Kim, is offering his a la carte menu plus some additional specials available exclusively on February 14, including Marinated yellowtail, avocado, passion fruit vinaigrette and Sticky toffee pudding vanilla soft serve. Dinner service begins at 5 p.m. For reservations call 312-563-1010