How To Throw the Best Birthday Ever (At Home!)
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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).
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).
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.
For the Birthday Bruncher
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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