This one goes out to anyone celebrating a birthday in quarantine this year. Just because you can’t go out to see family and friends in-person, doesn’t mean you still can’t have an amazing birthday bash! Here are ways Lettuce Entertain You can help you turn your living room into a party room for the best birthday ever!

For a full list of all the family meals, cocktail kits and booze to-go, click here.

Check out which Lettuce restaurants are offering carryout and delivery near you.

Cookie Dough Balls


For the Kiddos

What if we told you we had a way to keep your kids occupied all while making a tasty meals and birthday treats of their own? Start out with Make-Your-Own Pizza Kits from Stella Barra Pizzeria & Wine Bar.

Stella Barra Pizzeria

You KNEAD this pizza kit, and here’s why: This all-in-one box is $16.95 (plux tax) and has everything you need to create a Margherita Pizza. To place your order in Chicago call 773-634-4101 | North Bethesda: 301-770-8609| Santa Monica: 310-396-9250. Order your pizza kit online or carryout and delivery from Stella Barra Chicago here.  Place your order at Stella Barra in North Bethesda here. 

Watch Chef Ben Goodnick make pizza from the kit here.

Pro tip: Order one of Stella Barra’s Build-Your-Own Cocktail Kits for the parents. Check out the DIY cocktail kits available for pick-up or delivery.

Don’t worry, there WILL be dessert. Stella Barra Pizzeria, Summer House Santa Monica and Beatrix are offering cookie dough kits. Bring the legend that is these fresh-baked cookies into your kitchen – perfect for blowing out the candles. At Stella Barra and Summer House, pre-portioned cookie dough is available in flavors like chocolate chip, peanut butter, funfetti, and more with baking instructions included. Check out Stella Barra’s website to order yours today.

Beatrix Cookie Dough

Beatrix in Streeterville is selling cookie dough six-packs, with flavors including chocolate chunk, butterscotch oatmeal, magic, nutella and raspberry macaroon (GF). Get your hands on these by calling 312-642-0001 or order Beatrix delivery on Doordash.

Beatrix in Streeterville is also offering a custom creation cookie box that comes with six cookies that you can write a special message, personalize the color and design. These custom cookies must be ordered three days prior to pick-up, click here to order your custom creation cookie box from Beatrix. 

Beatrix birthday cookies

What goes better with cake (or cookies) than ice cream? Summer House in Chicago and  North Bethesda is a variety of ice cream pint flavors like oreo, coffee, and funfetti. Call ahead to check availability (Chicago: 773-634-4100 | North Bethesda: 301-881-2381).

ice cream pints

Osteria Via Stato also offers pints of your favorite gelato flavors to go including vanilla bean and burnt caramel. Call 312-642-8450 to order, or add it onto your online order from Osteria here. 


For a Romantic Birthday For Two

We’ve got special meals made for two to celebrate a birthday with the one you love (or the one you’re quarentined with).

Beatrix is offering a three-course menu available every day. Place your order on Tock by pick-up by 2:00 PM on the day you want it, and pick up your anytime between 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Beatrix Caesar salad

If you believe that seafood is an aphrodisiac, then consider going in for date night with Shaw’s with their Surf & Turf menu for two. The menu offers you and your significant other the freshest seafood and more. To order, call 312-527-2722 or order Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago online.

Shaw's Surf & Turf

For more date night ideas idea, click here. 


For the Birthday Bruncher

You can still plan your weekends around brunch. Select restaurants including Beatrix and Bub City are offering Bloody Mary Kits to elevate your brunch game.

Beatrix Bloody mary kit

Order from Beatrix by calling 312-642-0001 or you can get your Beatrix Bloody Mary Kit online. In addition to the Bloody Mary Kits, Bub City also offers Moscow Mules Kits. Give ‘em a call at 312-610-4200 to get more info.


Pair your bloodies with all of your weekend brunch favorites, wrapped up to-go, thanks to Summer House and Stella Barra in Lincoln Park. The whole menu can be viewed here and orders should be placed over the phone at 773-634-4100 or order Summer House’s weekend brunch online.

For all brunch options to-go, click here. 


For the Milestone Birthdays

Nothing says happy birthday like a perfectly-prepared steak. RPM Steak is selling some of the world’s most prized beef for you to prepare at home. Sink your teeth into Wagyu, prime dry-aged, and other signature cuts. Check out the new RPM Steak Grilling Package which features three of RPM’s best-selling steaks, asparagus, shallot butter and RPM Steak Salt. Call 312-284-4990 to inquire. Order some of your RPM Steak favorites for carryout or delivery here.

RPM Steaks

Whether you’re in Washington D.C. or Chicago, many people make it a tradition to celebrate a birthday at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab. Let us bring your Joe’s favorites to you, order carryout and delivery today. Pair your meal with $2 beers and 50% off select bottles of wine. To place an order and arrange a pick-up time, give them a call (Chicago: 312-379-5637 | D.C.: 202-489-0140) or order Joe’s online. 

Eat like a king (or queen) on your birthday with Alaskan King Crab Legs and Prime Burgers. Indulge with Crab Cellar’s meal packages built for two or four with sides included. Order your Crab Cellar meal package now. 

And for your birthday cake needs? You can now purchase a whole Martha’s Special Occasion Carrot Cake from Hub 51. While you can still get it by the slice, whole cakes must be ordered for pick-up at least 24 hours in advance. Order the carrot cake from Hub 51 online here. 

Hub 51 Carrot Cake

RPM Italian and RPM Steak are also offering special occasion cakes prepared per order. Choose from RPM chocolate cake with ganache and chocolate glaze or RPM Vanilla Cake, a vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream! To purchase your cake from RPM Italian in Chicago online, click here. To purchase your cake from RPM Steak, click here.

RPM birthday cake

Prefer pie in place of a cake? Beatrix is offering a whole Oh My! Caramel Pie for purchase. Order by calling 312-642-0001.

Oh My Caramel Pie from Beatrix
For When You Want to go to the Bar

One silver lining about having to stay home? You can now shop our restaurant’s wine cellars and get cocktail kits delivered right to your home. So if you were hoping to meet your friends at your favorite neighborhood bar for your birthday, let us bring the bar to you.


Whether you want to have an at home wine tasting or fill your cellar- Bar Ramone’s 6-Pack Wines will do the trick! Order your wine 6-pack today.

Sake bomb kit

Ramen-San in River North is offering a $20 Sake Bomb Kit complete with beer, sake and a guarenteed good time. Order your Sake Bomb Kit online.

RPM Italian Spritz

Summer may be a few months away, but you can certainly get in the mindset, right? RPM Italian in Chicago and D.C. offers Spritz Kits To-Go. Order online from RPM Italian in Chicago. Order online from RPM Italian in D.C.

Aba Martini Kit

If you’re looking for to mix up the perfect classic cocktail, try your hand at Aba’s Manhattan Kit or Martini Kit. Both come with all the ingredients you need, plus a recipe card.  Order by calling 773-645-1400 or check out Aba’s cocktail kits online.


For Those Who Know Calories Don’t Count on Your Birthday

It’s a fact, calories do not count on your birthday. Here are our picks for indulgent carryout or delivery.

#TacoTuesday is coming right to your living room! Every Tuesday, from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM get your favorite tacos from Tallboy Taco delivered. Select tacos like the Chicken Al Pastor, Beeler’s Pork Carnitas, and All-American Steak tacos are $2 and can be ordered online.

Tallboy Tacos three tacos

For more Happy Hour deals you can get delivered right to your door, click here.

In addition to satisfying your Chinese food or Thai food craving, Big Bowl in Downtown Chicago and Lincolnshire are offering ½ priced bottles of wine. Order Big Bowl Chicago here. | Order Big Bowl Lincolnshire.| Order from Big Bowl Schaumburg.

carryout from big bowl

Lettuce Take Care of You has come to the suburbs! Antico Posto in Oak Brook and L. Woods in Lincolnwood are here to bring you family meals that feed four people. Antico Posto’s family meal is includes Italian favorites but most importantly, pasta. To order, call 630-586-9200 or order Antico Posto online.

antico posto gnocchi

If you’re in the mood for some American comfort food, L. Woods is dishing out BBQ Brisket or their famous Baby Back Ribs complete with sides and key lime pie. You can see the L. Woods menu and order here!

L Woods ribs

No matter how you choose to celebrate, we are hoping to make your at-home birthday a little more delicious and a lot more fun! Wishing you a happy and healthy year ahead!

As the weather begins to warm up, we also have a lot of ideas of how to bring the restaurant patio experience straigh to your backyard, click here for ideas. 

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