Shelter-in-place: meet sunshine-in-place! Eating and drinking outside with friends and family is one of life’s little luxuries and as May weather starts to warm up, we wanted to bring the restaurants’ outdoor dining experience to your balcony, backyard, porch, or room near a window. Since we aren’t able to have you on our restaurant’s patios right now, here are ways we can help you to enjoy your time on yours.

Check out the Lettuce restaurants offering carryout and delivery near you. 

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Backyard BBQ

The smell of barbecue paired with the crisp Springtime air… doesn’t get much better than that! From grilling kits to family meal feasts, here’s how to take your backyard BBQ up a notch.

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Seaside’s To Go has a family meal for four that brings the flavors of the Jersey Shore to your backyard. Feast on chicken and ribs, mac & cheese and roasted broccoli, and cap it off with ice cream. Call 773-248-1749 or order Seaside’s online for delivery.

L Woods ribs

L. Woods family meals feed four people and features BBQ favorites that change weekly like Salisbury Steak and BBQ Turkey Meatloaf. In addition to the family meals, L. Woods is now offering a Burger Kit complete with four patties, buns, cheddar cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, housemade seasoning blend and tips to makeing the best burger from the chef. Call 847-677-3350 and arrange a time for pick-up or place an order for the family meal at L. Woods online.

RPM Steaks

Looking to DIY? RPM Steak Grilling Package comes with everything you need to make an impressive dinner at home including 2 filets, 6 burger patties and buns, asparagus, shallot butter, and a jar of RPM Steak Salt. Order RPM Steak’s Grilling Package online.

 

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Wildfire is now selling Filet Kits which 4 filet mignons, 4 parmesan crusts, a bottle of Wildfire backyard marinade, redskin mashed potatoes, balsamic roasted vegetables, homemade cornbread and key lime pie. Cooking instructions included. Call to the Wildfire nearest you to place your order.

Looking for grilling tips and tricks from our chefs? Click here. 

 

Staycation Vibes

What if we told you we could make you feel as if you’ve escaped to a Mediterranean oasis without leaving home?

Aba's Classic Hummus

Enter Aba’s Dinner For Two! Enjoy a four-course mezze meal featuring Aba’s Mediterannean-style dishes with the option to add on a wine pairing for $20. Orders must be placed by 2:00 PM the same day, and pick-up is at Aba. Check out Aba’s meal packages and order online.

RPM Ricotta

Now take a trip to the Italian countryside with RPM Italian Chicago’s Picnic Basket complete with Provolone-Stuffed Peppers, Giuliana’s Italian Salad, Prosciutto and Ricotta Toast, Chicken Parmesan Sandwich, Giuliana’s Cavatelli Pasta Salad and Chocolate Chip-Oat Cookies for $28 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included), available for parties of 4-8. Order from RPM Italian in Chicago online. 

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

 

Happy Hour on the Patio

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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.

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We’re declaring the spritz as the official drink of patio season. Several of our restuarants are offering refreshing spritz kits including il Porcellino! Order up il Porcellino’s Aperol Spritz Kit online or call 312-595-0800.

Pizzeria Portofino Spritzers

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 4 – 6 cocktails. Enjoy a pizza and a spritz on your deck today, order from Pizzeria Portofino.

Big Bowl shares their Blackberry-Rosemary Sangria recipe, the perfect pitcher cocktail to enjoy outside. 

mai tai from three dots and a dash

Tiki cocktails are best paired with vitamin D. Three Dots and a Dash has an array of build-your-own tiki favorites like Mai Tais, Zombies and more. Order from Three Dots and a Dash online.

 

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We’ve got the perfect Happy Hour all rolled into one. RPM Italian -D.C.’s Aperitivo. This experience serves two and comes with 600-Day Prosciutto, Imported Burrata, Fried Olives, Fried Mozzarella, and of course, a pint of RPM Negroni. Order RPM Italian’s Aperitivo Hour in D.C. online. 

Tallboy TAco Guac Kit

Do you know what makes every Happy Hour better? Guac! Tallboy Taco is not only offering margarita and taco kits, but you can now order their Build-Your-Own Guacamole Kit, which lets you customize your guac with a variety of toppings from pickled onion to charred corn. Of course it comes with tortilla chips too (we’re not crazy!). Order yours today by by calling 312-488-4917 or order Tallboy Taco online.

For more virtual Happy Hour deals, click here. 

 

From Our Wine Cellar to Your Porch

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If you’re looking for a new wine to sip on while hanging outside, we’ve got some exciting news. Some of our restaurants are opening up their wine cellars and offering some of their most exclusive and rare bottles for you to take home.

Bar Ramone 6-pack of wine

Bar Ramone’s 6-Pack of wines are the perfect way to explore a variety of high-quality vino. Choose from Spanish wines-only, Light Whites or Savory Reds. These 6-packs can be purchased by calling 312-985-6909 or order from Bar Ramone online.

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For special occasion sipping, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab in Chicago and D.C. are selling exclusive, handpicked bottles by their sommelier for carryout only. Check out the menu for Joe’s in Chicago here and to order call 312-379-5637. To view the menu for Joe’s in D.C. click here and to order call 202-489-0140.

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Perhaps French wines tickle your fancy. Mon Ami Gabi’s across the country have numerous opportunities to get your hands on some delicious wine. Try new boutique French wines from Mon Ami Gabi in Bethesda by calling 301-654-1234, Mon Ami Gabi Reston by calling 703-707-0233, Mon Ami Gabi in Chicago by calling 773-348-8886 and Mon Ami Gabi in Oak Book call 630-472-1900 to order, Mon Ami Gabi  in Las Vegas by calling 702-944-2442. Go ahead and stock up on rosé, crisp whites and more to feed your outdoor sipping needs. To check out the wine list at the Mon Ami location nearest you, click here. 

Don’t feel like cooking? Our sommeliers suggest the best wines to pair with your carryout and delivery. 

After the kids go to sleep, how about a little night cap and dessert on your patio?

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From ice cream, to pies from and everything in between, check out our list of top desserts to order for carryout and delivery. 

We can’t wait to have you on our restaurant patios again soon, but for now, we hope you can take a piece of the restaurant experience home with you and enjoy the fresh air!