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 Pizza kit

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

Watch Chef Ben Goodnick make pizza from the kit here.

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 chocolate chip cookie dough with baking instructions included. Check out Stella Barra’s website to order yours today.

Beatrix Cookie Dough

Beatrix is selling cookie dough six-packs, with flavors including chocolate chunk, butterscotch oatmeal, magic, Nutella and raspberry macaroon (GF). Get your hands on the cookie kits by ordering online.  Order Beatrix -Streeterville online. Order from Beatrix -Fulton Market online. Order from Beatrix – River North. Order from Bearix – Oak Brook.

Beatrix birthday cookies


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).

Shaw's Surf & Turf

If seafood is more your thing, Shaw’s Crab House is offering a Surf & Turf Dinner for 2 for $120, plus tax. Order from Shaw’s Chicago.

Maki kit from Sushi-san.

Sushi-san’s do-it-yourself maki kit makes for a fun, interactive birthday date night! The kit features Balfego Spanish Bluefin Tuna, Japanese Hamachi and Faroe Island Salmon; plus an assortment of vegetables, garnishes and sauces. You will be provided with a makisu for rolling as well as an instructional video from our master sushi chef Kaze Chan to guide you through the ins and outs of rolling sushi from the comfort of your home. The kit serves two and is $85, plus tax. Pickup is available daily from 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Orders must be placed by 5:00 PM the day before. Place your order for Sushi-san’s Do-It-Yourself Maki Kit.


For the Birthday Bruncher

You can still plan your weekends around brunch.

breakfast tacos from Hub 51

Every Wednesday – Sunday, Hub 51 is serving up classic brunch items like Thick-Cut Brioche French Toast, Breakfast Nachos, Breakfast Tacos and Breakfast Burritos. Side items include Maple Bacon, Hash Browns, Mexican Hash Browns, and Turkey Sausage. Hub brunch is available for curbside carryout or delivery. Hub 51 is offering Mimosa Kits and Brunch Packages for 2 for pick-up! Call 312-828-0051 or order carryout from Hub 51 online via Tock. Order Hub 51 for delivery via Caviar

For all brunch options to-go, click here. 



For the Milestone Birthdays

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. To place an order and arrange a pick-up time, give them a call (Chicago: 312-379-5637 ) or order Joe’s online. 


Coconut Cake for National Cake Day

Quality Crab & Oyster Bahis celebrating its Fifth Birthday and bringing a full blown Shellabration Platter The Shellabration Platter includes 1 lb. of chilled Alaskan King Crab Legs, 18 freshly shucked Oysters on the Half Shell, 6 Jumbo Cocktail Shrimp & a Petite Lobster Tail. And because we know no celebration is complete without bubbles and a sweet finish, we have included a bottle of sparkling and a slice of our Signature Triple Layer Coconut Cake (with a candle of course!). This is available for $169.95, plus tax (gratuity not included) and is available throughout the holiday season. Order the Shellebration Platter from Quality Crab & Oyster Bah. 


RPM Seafood CAviar and CHampagne

RPM Seafood allows you to bring home the luxe with the Champagne and Caviar Kit that includes a half bottle (375 ml) of Krug, “Grande Cuvée”, Brut and a 1 oz. tin of RPM Seafood Golden Kaluga Caviar. To pair with the caviar, enjoy housemade toasted brioche and the traditional accompaniments including crème fraîche, chives, egg whites and yolk and shallot brunoise. Order RPM Seafood’s Champagne and Caviar Kit.

RPM Italian Family Meal

RPM Italian – Chicago‘s Family Meal for Four features Giuliana’s Italian Salad, Truffled Garlic Bread, Mama Depandi’s Bucatini and Bill’s Chocolate Budino for $75, plus tax (gratuity not included). Order RPM Italian – Chicago on Tock


Pintxos Package picnic

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! is giving you the chance to enjoy a family-style Spanish picnic with the Pintxos Picnic Package built for two for $46 per order, plus tax (gratuity not included). This package is prepared ready-to-eat, including disposable plates and roll-ups. Upgrade your picnic spread with a pitcher of our Sangria for an additional $28 each and Spanish Cocktails To-Go for $24 each, plus tax (gratuity not included). The Pintxos Picnic Package for Two is available and orders must be placed in advance on Tock by 9:00 AM for the same day pickup or delivery option. Order Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! Pintxos Picnic Package

Hub 51 Carrot Cake

And for your birthday cake needs? You can now purchase a whole Martha Melman’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 Birthday Cake

RPM Steak offers 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 Steak, click here.

Prefer a whole pie or cake rather than a slice? Beatrix is offering a whole Oh My! Caramel Pie or Tall, Dark and Handsome Chocolate Cake. 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.


Bar Ramone wine collective

Give the gift of Bar Ramone wine! Bar Ramone’s Custom Wine Collective is a customized approach to finding your giftees perfect bottles of wine. First, choose the tier; ‘House’ are our go-to cellar favorites, go big with our ‘Reserve’ tier, or search for rare and unique finds from the ‘Grand Reserve’ tier. Then, take the custom wine quiz that our in-house sommelier will use to review and curate a three-pack wine bundle. Pick it up, or get it delivered on your desired day! Orders are available for pick-up and delivery Wednesday – Sunday from 2:30 PM – 8:00 PM and must be placed three days prior to pick-up. Call 312-985-6909 or order Bar Ramone Custom Wine Collective online.


RPM Wine Club

RPM Wine Club provides wines hand-selected by Wine Director, Richard Hanauer and the RPM Restaurants’ team of sommeliers and features vintages that are currently drinking at their potentials. Each month, guests receive a case containing three unique bottles, with descriptions and tasting notes that describe the wines and why they were chosen. Choose between three tiers including Reserve for $60, plus tax, Premier for $80, plus tax or Marquee for $120, plus tax. Each month has a theme inspired by seasonality and some of the teams favorite wine regions.
Sign up for RPM Wine Club via Tock.


Sushi san whisky box

Bring the Sushi-San rare Japanese whisky collection home with the Whisky Bento Boxes which includes some of Japan’s most prestigious distilleries like Nikka, Mars, Suntory and more. The boxes include four 2 oz. tastings, silicone ice mold, jigger and tasting notes. Whisky Bento Boxes start at $50, plus tax and are available for pick-up at Sushi-San (63 W. Grand Ave.) and can be ordered by calling Sushi-San at 312-828-0575 or order your Whisky Bento Box via Tock. 

Aba Martini Kit

If you’re looking for to mix up the perfect classic cocktail, try your hand at one of Aba’s cocktail kits. All options come with the ingredients you need, plus a recipe card. Order by calling 773-645-1400 or order Aba’s cocktail kits online. 

Whiskey Kit from Gin and Juice

Gin and Juice is the first virtual bar from Three Dots and a Dash and the more than two dozen cocktail kits to choose from, from single serve to group drinks, the Gin and Juice cocktail kits help bring the party to you for your next quarentine birthday celebration. Order Gin and Juice 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.

Satisfy your Chinese food or Thai food craving with Big Bowl. Order Big Bowl Chicago here. | Order Big Bowl Lincolnshire.| Order from Big Bowl Schaumburg.

carryout from big bowl

If you’re in the mood for some American comfort food, order up L. Woods’ BBQ Brisket or their famous Baby Back Ribs with a side of their famous ‘ice box cold’ key lime pies. You can see the L. Woods menu and order here!

L Woods ribs


Tallboy Taco’s build-your-own taco bars feature hand-pressed tortillas, choice of two proteins (carne asada, chicken chimichurri, grilled baja shrimp and pork al pastor), assorted toppings, fresh guacamole, corn fundito and housemade chips. The kit also includes signature sweets Cinnamon Toast Crunch Treats. Order the taco kit for two people or four people. Call 312-584-3192 or order Tallboy Taco online.

Tallboy Taco Bar


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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