Feast Al Fresco: Eat & Drink Outdoors With These Lettuce Restaurants
Eating and drinking outside with friends and family is one of life’s little luxuries and as the weather warms up, we wanted to bring the restaurant experience to your gathering. From chef-curated grilling kits and DIY lobster rolls, to pintxo picnics and more, check out these to-go options perfect for your next picnic or outdoor dining at home.
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The smell of barbecue in the fresh springtime air… It doesn’t get much better than that! From grilling kits to ready-to-eat family meal feasts, take your backyard barbecue up a notch.
Barbecue is synonymous with summer, and Bub City is offering BBQ packages for carryout, featuring your choice of meat like 18-Hr Smoked Natural Brisket, Fried Chicken Tenders (River North only) or Charcoal-Roasted Baby Back Ribs. BBQ packages serve 4-6 people and come with sides and cookies. Might we suggest extra napkins for all the finger lickin’ good sauce? Order from Bub City – River North. Order from Bub City – Rosemont.
Have the ultimate BBQ at home with L. Woods‘ BBQ Pack for Two that includes Caesar Salad, BBQ Baby Back Ribs, BBQ Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Macaroni & Cheese, Coleslaw, and Key Lime Pie for $79.95, plus tax. The BBQ Pack is available daily for carryout and delivery only. Call 847-677-3350 or order the L. Woods BBQ Pack for 2 online.
Seaside’s To Go offers a family meal for four that brings the flavors of the Jersey Shore to your backyard. Featuring Fried Chicken, a full slab of Baby Back Ribs, a green salad, mac & cheese, and a pint of peppermint ice cream for $64, plus tax for delivery, and $59, plus tax for carryout. Call 773-248-1749 or place your order for Seaside’s online.
Pick-up one of Wildfire – Tysons‘ family meals such as the Chicken Dinner, Baby Back Ribs Dinner, Salmon Dinner and Steak Dinner. Click here to check out the menu and order Wildfire’s family meals online.
Looking to DIY? RPM Steak offers a grilling package that includes all the ingredients and instructions to prepare a feast at home. The pack includes RPM’s Grass Fed Burgers (6), Hanger Steaks (4), and local asparagus for $165, plus tax. Orders must be placed 48-hours prior to pickup. Call 312-284-4990 or Order the RPM Steak Grilling package online.
Zip through Beatrix Market for ready-made salads, sandwiches, spreads, cocktails to-go, wine and sweets. Order from Beatrix Market – Streeterville | Order from Beatrix Market – Fulton Market | Order from Beatrix Market – Loop | Order from Beatrix Market – DePaul Loop
Quality Crab & Oyster Bah‘s Seafood Roll Kit includes four Seafood Rolls, Garden Salad, Boardwalk Fries, and Peppermint Ice Cream for $79, plus tax (gratuity not included). You can order the kit to “build-it-yourself” or have the rolls assembled and ready to eat. Call 773-248-3000 or order the Bah Seafood Roll Kit online.
Be the host or hostess with the mostess. RPM Italian‘s Cheese & Charcuterie Boards feature curated imported meats and cheeses alongside a selection of house-made breads, farm vegetables, and accoutrements. The board will serve 2–4. The option to have it prepared on a wooden board hand crafted by one of our chefs is also available. The package is available for carryout Monday – Sunday from 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM for $150, plus tax. Orders must be placed 48 hours in advance. Order the RPM Italian Cheese & Charcuterie Board.
Pack up the kids and head to RJ Grunts, located across from the Lincoln Park Zoo. Make lunchtime a breeze by grabbing some of their signature burgers, wraps, fried chicken sandwiches and more. Do yourself a favor and don’t forget to add on a hand-dipped milkshake! Order carryout from RJ Grunts online.
RPM Italian – D.C.’s sandwich boxed lunches are the perfect grab-and-go option for your next picnic. Choose from a menu of Italian-inspired sandwiches like the Chicken Parmesan Sandwich, Meatball Sandwich, Vegetarian Sandwich, or VIP Sandwich made with 600-Day Prosciutto, basil pesto and imported burrata. These boxed lunches are $15 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included) and come with kettle chips. Email RPMItalianDCParties@leye.com to place your order 24 hours prior to pick-up.
Feed your inner travel bug with Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago. The Petite Fête menu features appetizers, custom sandwich platters, salads and mini desserts. To order, e-mail email@example.com or click here to submit a catering inquiry to Mon Ami Gabi in Chicago.
The Pintxos Picnic Package from Cafe-Ba-Ba-Reeba includes a pintxos platter, favorite tapas, and dessert, and comes with disposable plates and roll-ups. The package for two people is $45 plus tax, and $90 plus tax for four people (gratuity not included). Add on a Sangria pitcher ($28, plus tax) or Cocktails To-Go ($24, plus tax). The Pintxos Picnic Package is available daily for preorder on Tock. Orders must be placed by 9:00 AM of the intended pick up day. Call 773-935-5000 or order the Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba Pintxos Picnic Package online.
Bring the Mediterranean vibes with you for your next outdoor picnic! Aba Catering offers a mezze-style meal perfect for the whole family. All menu items serve 8-10 people and serving utensils are included. 48-hour notice is required for all catering orders. Order Aba Catering online or email firstname.lastname@example.org to place your order.
Tallboy Taco’s taco bar is available for groups of 2 or 4 and includes Carne Asada & Chimichurri Chicken, Flour and Corn Tortillas, Queso, Pico de Gallo, Limes, Cilantro & Onion, Red and Green Salsa, Guacamole, Corn Fundito, Tortilla Chips and Cinnamon Toast Crunch Treats. The kit for 2 is $59.95, plus tax, and the kit for 4 is $99.95 plus tax. The Casamigos Margarita Kit includes a 375ml bottle of Casamigos blanco tequila, limes, 2 housemade mixes (Lime Agave and Hibiscus Lemonade) and a tin of lime-Tajin salt. The kit includes a cocktail jigger, collectable Cantaritos glassware and a recipe card. The Casamigos Margarita Kit is $65, plus tax. The kits are available for carryout and delivery via Tock or by calling the restaurant at 312-584-3192. Order Tallboy Taco’s Fiesta Taco Bar or Margarita Kit
When you’ve volunteered to bring dessert
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 from Beatrix – Streeterville | Order from Beatrix – Fulton Market | Order from Beatrix – River North | Order from Bearix – Oak Brook
If your crew is into trying something new, wow them with Wow Bao’s dessert baos, including the Chocolate Bao made with chocolate and ginger or the Coconut Custard Bao made with light and creamy coconut custard. These hand-held desserts are available at all Wow Bao locations, order from the Wow Bao nearest you.
After the kids go to sleep, how about a little nightcap and dessert on your patio? Check out our list of top desserts to order for carryout and delivery.
A refreshing drink on your balcony is a great way to end the day. These cocktail kits will help you to mix up your favorite libations like a professional bartender.
Prefer to spend happy hour at one of our restaurants? Check out these happy hour deals and specials near you.
We’re declaring the spritz as the official drink of patio season. Several of our restaurants are offering refreshing spritz kits, including il Porcellino! Order il Porcellino’s Aperol Spritz Kit online or call 312-595-0800.
Pizzeria Portofino is offering three different Spritz Kits including the Venetian Spritz Kit (Aperol, Giuliana Prosecco, soda and orange wheels); the Amalfi Spritz Kit (limoncello, Giuliana Prosecco and pinot grigio); and the Portofino Spritz Kit (Campari, Giuliana Prosecco, grapefruit juice, soda and grapefruit wheels). Each kit makes 2 cocktails. Enjoy a pizza and a spritz on your deck today. Order from Pizzeria Portofino.
Gin and Juice offers individually bottled cocktails and group cocktail kits like the Espresso Martini, Mai Tai, Paloma and Sesame Old Fashioned. Group cocktail kits include everything you need from spirits to mixers like fresh squeezed juices, hand-crafted cordials, syrups, and garnishes, to a selection of bar tools and specialty cocktail ice. Order Gin and Juice online.
Tiki cocktails are best paired with vitamin D. Three Dots and a Dash has an array of individually bottled cocktails and build-your-own cocktail kits available for carryout and delivery. Bring home some of your favorite drinks like the Mai Tai, Painkiller, Jet Pilot and more. Order from Three Dots and a Dash online.
Conduct your very own wine tasting at home with RPM Wine Club. Each month, you’ll 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. Sign up for RPM Wine Club via Tock.
Prefer to have our bar teams to mix up the cocktail for you? We’ve got a plethora of restaurants offering cocktails to-go near you! Check out a list of all of our cocktails to-go available near you!