You can still have romantic Valentine’s Day at home with your quarantine cutie! Valentine’s Day is on Sunday, February 14 and our Chicago restaurants are offering special carryout and delivery menus perfect for you and yours or if you prefer to go out and safely dine on one of our heated patios. Check out the Valentine’s Day happenings going on throughout the week.


RPM Italian Bucatini

The Best of Lettuce Delivered
WHERE: 59 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14
WHAT: Enjoy your favorite dishes from multiple Lettuce Entertain You restaurants all at once with The Best of Lettuce Delivered! Participating restaurants like RPM Seafood, Bar Ramone, il Porcellino, Summer House Santa Monica and more will be offering special holiday packages from Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14 in addition to their regular menu. Orders are available for pick-up at 59 W. Hubbard St. in River North as well as delivery to Chicago’s Northern and Western Suburbs. Restaurants participating in the Best of Lettuce Delivered include: il Porcellino, Ben Pao, Hub 51, Bub City, Pizzeria Portofino, RPM Steak, RPM Italian, RPM Seafood, Osteria Via Stato, Bar Ramone, Ema, Summer House Santa Monica and more. Select bottles of wine and cocktail kits are also available to add to your order. The delivery window is from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM or for pick-up at 5:00 PM. A limited amount of orders are available in the delivery window and all orders must be placed by 5:00 PM two days before. There is a $100 order minimum (before tax and delivery fee), the delivery fee is waived for orders over $100.
CONTACT: 847-431-3386Order for delivery or pick-up in downtown ChicagoOrder for delivery to the Northern suburbs |Order for delivery to the Western suburbs

 

Spicy Hummus from Aba

Aba 
WHERE: 302 N. Green St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
WHAT: Special for Valentine’s Day weekend, enjoy a Mediterranean dinner prepared by Chef CJ Jacobson plus add on a rose bouquet made by local florist, The Flower Firm! The dinner for two includes Lobster Bisque, Spicy Hummus with House-Bread & Crudite, Truffled Cauliflower Gratin, Shrimp Cocktail with Harissa Cocktail Sauce, Beef Tenderloin Kebab, Isot Double Chocolate Cake and a bottle of Giuliana Prosecco. The dinner for two is $119, plus tax with the option to add-on hand-tied Dozen Rose Bouquet by Flower Firm for $35, plus tax. Another add-on is the Interactive Chocolate Truffle Kit which includes a ten minute instructional video from Chef CJ and is $25, plus tax and yields a dozen 1 oz. Truffle Balls. Orders for the Valentine’s Day specials must be placed by 3:00 PM the day prior to desired pick-up. The dinner for two is served cold with re-heat instructions. Prefer to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your friends? Aba is also offering a Galentine’s Day feast For $39.95 per person, plus tax. The Galentine’s Day feast includes Spicy Hummus with House-Bread and Crudite, Shrimp Cocktail with Harissa Cocktail Sauce, Grilled Chicken Kebab with Lemon Dill Rice and Isot Double Chocolate Cake. This package also includes Aba’s Spotify playlist from the soundtrack of the dining room! Don’t forget to add-on cocktail kits, bottles of wine and more. The Galentine’s Day feast is also served cold with re-heat instructions and orders must be placed by Friday, February 12 at 3:00 PM for pick-up and deliveries. Both packages are available from Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14. The regular menu will be available on Valentine’s Day for dine-in on the heated patio.
CONTACT: 773-645-1400 | Order Aba’s Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two | Order Aba’s Galentine’s Day feast

 

Antico Posto Burrata Gnocchi

Antico Posto
WHERE: 118 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, IL
WHEN: Pick-up and delivery: Saturday, February 13: 11:30 AM-5:00 PM and Sunday, February 14:12:00 PM – 5:00 PM; Dine-in: Saturday, February 13: 11:30 AM – 8:30 PM and Sunday, February 14: 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM
WHAT: Antico Posto’s Valentine’s Day Meal for Two includes Shrimp Scampi, Gnocchi Burrata, Slow-Braised Short Rib and White Chocolate Cheesecake. The menu is $99.95, plus tax and orders must be placed 48-hours prior to your desired pick-up or delivery time. The special menu is also  available a la carte for heated patio dining on Saturday, February 13 from 11:30 AM – 8:30 PM and Sunday, February 14 from 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM.
CONTACT: 630-586-9200 |
Order Antico Posto’s Valentine’s Day Meal for Two | Make a reservation at Antico Posto 

 

B Square Pizza – Downtown Chicago
WHERE: 620 N. State St., Chicago IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WHAT: Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with a pizza lovers package from B Square Pizza. Each meal for two features your choice of a 12” Detroit-style pizza (Cheese, Pepperoni, Sausage or Vegetable), a bottle of Valdo Prosecco, a half dozen red roses and, for an extra bit of sweetness, Chocolate Chip Cookies. The price is $79, plus tax (gratuity not included) and the meal is available for delivery and carryout with 48-hours advance order notice. This special meal is only available at the B Square Pizza Downtown Chicago location.
CONTACT: 312-642-6980 | Order B Square Pizza – Downtown Chicago’s Meal for Two 

 

Bar Ramone charcuterie platter

Bar Ramone
WHERE: 441 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WHAT: Bar Ramone’s Spanish-Inspired Valentine’s Day Dinner For Two includes a Ham & Cheese Combo Board, Shaved Brussels, Vegetarian Crispy Spanish Rice, Chuleton Steak with whipped potato puree and piquillo and Cheesecake with quince compote. The Dinner For Two is served hot and is $75, plus tax (gratuity not included). For those looking to celebrate with brunch, enjoy a Valentine’s Day Brunch For Two including Spanish Tortilla with potatoes, onions, gordal olives and piquillo peppers, Pan Con Tomate with manchego, Pork Belly with caramelized dates and apple caramel sauce, Mixed green salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, crispy chick peas, and sherry vinaigrette, Chocolate Torrone and 10 oz. of orange juice. The Brunch For Two is served cold with re-heating instructions and is $45, plus tax (gratuity not included). Bundle both the brunch and dinner together, which includes a bottle of Giuliana Prosecco for $120, plus tax (gratuity not included). Valentine’s Day specials will be available for dine-in on the heated patio throughout Valentine’s Day weekend, in addition to the regular menu. The Valentine’s Day packages must be ordered two days prior by 2:00 PM for pick-up or delivery on February 1 2-February 14 from 1:00 PM-8:00 PM.
CONTACT: 312-985-6909 | Order Bar Ramone’s Valentine’s Day Packages | Make a reservation at Bar Ramone

 

Beatrix Chocolate Cake

Beatrix – River North, Fulton Market, Streeterville & Oak Brook
WHERE: River North: 519 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL | Fulton Market: 834 W. Fulton Market, Chicago, IL | Streeterville: 671 N. St. Clair St., Chicago, IL | Oak Brook: 272 Oakbrook Center, Oak brook, IL
WHEN: River North, Fulton Market & Oak Brook: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Streeterville: Friday, February 12: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14: 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
WHAT: Beatrix is offering a special Dinner For Two and a Flowers For Dreams Rose Bouquet! The menu includes specials like Burrata with pickled baby beets, Valencia and blood oranges, ruby red grapefruit, shaved fennel, gooseberries, pistachio, lemon and local honeycomb, Main Lobster Risotto, Slow-Braised Short Rib with whipped parsnip puree and sherry jus, Roasted Winter Vegetables, Tall, Dark & Handsome Chocolate Cake, plus a bouquet of roses. The package is $132.95, plus tax and orders must be placed by 3:00 PM the day prior to the desired pick-up time. Looking to order just the dinner for two and no flowers? Enjoy the menu for $110.95, plus tax.
CONTACT: Fulton Market: 312-733-0370 | Order Beatrix -Fulton Market’s Valentine’s Day menu for two| River North: 312-284-1377 | Order Beatrix – River North’s  Valentine’s Day menu for two | Streeterville: 312-642-0001 | Order Beatrix – Streeterville’s Valentine’s Day menu for two | Oak Brook: 630-491-1415 | Order Beatrix – Oak Brook’s Valentine’s Day menu for two 

 

Beatrix – River North, Fulton Market, Streeterville & Oak Brook
WHERE: River North: 519 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL | Fulton Market: 834 W. Fulton Market, Chicago, IL | Streeterville: 671 N. St. Clair St., Chicago, IL | Oak Brook: 272 Oakbrook Center, Oak brook, IL
WHEN: River North, Fulton Market & Oak Brook: Monday, February 8 – Sunday, February 14: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Streeterville: Monday, February 8 – Friday, February 12: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
WHAT: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Beatrix’s Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating Kit. The kit includes six holiday-themed cookies, four icings (red, pink, white, blue) and sprinkles. The kit costs $16.95, plus tax and orders must be placed two days prior to desired pick-up or delivery time.
CONTACT: Fulton Market: 312-733-0370 | Order Beatrix -Fulton Market’s Valentine’s Day Cookie Kit| River North: 312-284-1377 | Order Beatrix – River North’s  Valentine’s Day Cookie Kit | Streeterville: 312-642-0001 | Order Beatrix – Streeterville’s Valentine’s Day Cookie Kit | Oak Brook: 630-491-1415 | Order Beatrix – Oak Brook’s Valentine’s Day Cookie Kit 

 

Beatrix Deep Dish Pizza

Beatrix Market
WHERE: 23 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Monday, February 8 – Friday, February 12: 11:00AM – 5:00 PM
WHAT: From Monday, February 8 – Friday, February 12, enjoy an individual heart shaped Deep Dish Pizza for carryout and delivery from Beatrix Market! Toppings include Cheese for $7.69, plus tax and Pepperoni, Sausage or Spinach for $8.69, plus tax.
CONTACT: 312-583-0598Order carryout and delivery from Beatrix Market 

Ben Pao Valentine's Day

Ben Pao
WHERE: 51 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WHAT: Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with a special dinner menu for two featuring Ben Pao Chicken Egg Rolls, Cool Peanut Noodles, Sesame Chicken, Mongolian Beef, Vegetable Fried Rice, Jasmine Rice and Toasted Coconut Cake. The dinner for two is $44, plus tax and is available from Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14 between 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM. All orders must be placed by 5:00 PM two days prior to desired pickup.
CONTACT: 312-828-0051 | Order Ben Pao’s Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two | Make a reservation at Ben Pao & Hub 51 

 

Big Bowl – Lincolnshire, Schaumburg, Chicago
WHERE: Chicago: 60 E. Ohio St.. Chicago, IL | Lincolnshire: 215 Parkway Dr. Lincolnshire, IL | Schaumburg: 1950 E. Higgins Rd., Schaumburg, IL
WHEN: Thursday, February 11 – Sunday, February 14
WHAT: Spice up your Valentine’s weekend with a variety of specials ideal to share with your sweetheart, available for a limited time only. The specials are available for carryout, limited dine-in and delivery and include Moo Shu Pork, Long Life Noodles with Shanghai Beef, Black Peppered Sea Scallops and Banana Cheesecake. View the Big Bowl – Lincolnshire, Schaumburg, Chicago menu.
CONTACT: Chicago: 312-951-1888| Make a reservation at Big Bowl – Chicago | Lincolnshire: 847-808-8880 | Make a reservation at Big Bowl – Lincolnshire | Schaumburg: 847-517-8881 | Make a reservation at Big Bowl – Schaumburg  | Order carryout and delivery from Big Bowl – Chicago, Lincolnshire, Schaumburg

 

Bill’s Original Tavern Pizza – Chicago
WHERE: 317 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
WHAT: Give your loved one a piece of your heart with Bill’s Heart Shaped Pizza available in Classic Cheese for $18, plus tax. The special Valentine’s Day pizza can be ordered in any topping for an additional cost and is available for carryout and delivery throughout Valentine’s Day weekend.
CONTACT: 312-847-8412Order carryout and delivery from Bill’s Original Tavern Pizza

CBBR Rose Sangria

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!
WHERE: 2024 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 11:00 AM – 8:30 PM
WHAT: Enjoy a date night in Spain dinner under your own roof with Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba’s Valentine’s Day for Two package! From Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14, share a four-course surf & turf-inspired meal including Painted Hills NY Strip with moji picón and forest mushrooms, Hiramasa Marmitako Basque Tuna Stew with sustainable yellowtail, limited-time Rosé Sangria Pitcher To-Go, and more. This package serves two and is available for $110, plus tax (gratuity not included). Add on your favorite tapas and drinks at an additional cost. Orders must be placed 24-hours prior to desired pick-up by 9:00 AM for carryout and delivery Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14 from 11:00 AM – 8:30 PM. The regular menu is available for carryout, delivery and dine-in on the heated patio.
CONTACT: 773-935-5000 | Order Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s Valentine’s Day Dinner for carryout | Order Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s Valentine’s Day Dinner for delivery | Make a reservation at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

 

Ema
WHERE: 74 W. Illinois St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12- Sunday, February 14: 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
WHAT: Special for Valentine’s Day, Chef CJ Jacobson has created a carryout menu for those looking to cozy up on the couch, turn on a good movie, and feast on Mediterranean specialities. The Mezze and a Movie Dinner includes Za’Atar Spiced Popcorn with Black Truffle Butter, Shrimp Cocktail with Harissa Cocktail Sauce, Mixed Lettuce Salad with Radish, Cucumber, Tomato and Lemon Tahini Dressing, Hummus with Lamb Ragu, Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Spice Fried Chicken with Berbere Ranch and Spicy Sweet Chili Sauce, Sticky Date Cake with Whipped Cream and Sumac Caramel and Halva Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls. Wine, Champagne and Cocktail Kits to-go are also available to add on. The Dinner For Two is $120, plus tax (gratuity not included) and orders must be placed by Thursday, February 11 at 4:00 PM for pick-up and deliveries from Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14 from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM.
CONTACT: 312-527-5586 | Order Ema’s Mezze and a Movie Dinner for Two

 

Heart shaped carrot cake from Hub 51.

Hub 51
WHERE: 51 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM
WHAT: Every holiday calls for some Martha’s Special Occasion Carrot Cake from Hub 51. For Valentine’s Day, Hub 51 is offering a special edition of their famous carrot cake in a heart shape for that special someone. The cake is $50, plus tax and is available for carryout only. Orders must be placed by 9:00 AM the day before your desired pick-up. Hub 51 will be open for regular hours all Valentine’s Day weekend offering their full a la carte menu for dine-in in their heated patio, carryout and delivery.
CONTACT: 312-828-0051Order Martha’s Special Occasion Carrot Cake: Valentine’s Day Edition from Hub 51 | Make a reservation at Hub 51 | Order carryout and delivery from Hub 51

 

Short Rib with Truffle Polenta from il Porcellino.

il Porcellino
WHERE: 59 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
WHAT: Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with il Porcellino’s special dinner menu for two featuring Clams Positano, Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Prime-Beef Meatballs, Lobster Fra Diavolo and Short Rib with Truffle Polenta. The dinner for two is $99.95, plus tax. If you are looking to bring the full restaurant experience home with you, add on the il Porcellino Package for $50, plus tax, which includes a flower bouquet, a bottle of il Porcellino Chianti and the iconic red-checkered tablecloth. The Valentine’s Dinner for Two is available for pick-up and delivery from Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14 between 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. The il Porcellino Package is only available on Sunday, February 14. All orders must be placed by 5:00 PM two days prior to desired pick-up. If you’d like to reserve one of il Porcellino’s private heated greenhouses for a safe Valentine’s Day dinner out!
CONTACT: 312-595-0800Order il Porcellino’s Valentine’s day Dinner for Two | Make a reservation at il Porcellino

 

Alaskan King Crab from Joe's

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
WHERE: 60 E. Grand Ave, Chicago, IL
WHEN: Saturday, February 13 – Sunday, February 14: 11:30 AM – 8:30 PM; Dine-in: 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM
WHAT: Enjoy Joe’s Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14. The menu includes Caesar Salad, Pair of Kings (4 Large Stone Crab & 8 oz Alaskan King Crab), two 8 oz Filets and two 10 oz Lobster Tails, Jennie’s Mashed Potatoes, Broccolini and Key Lime Pie for dessert. The Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two is $274.95, plus tax. All items will be cold-packed with reheat instructions provided and oders must be placed by 5:00 PM on Thursday, February 11. Joe’s Seafood will be offering the regular menu for carryout and delivery. Joe’s Seafood will also be open for limited indoor dining, reservations are required.
CONTACT: 312-379-5637Order Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab’s Valentine’s Day Menu for Two | Make a reservation at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

 

L. Woods
WHERE: 7110 N. Lincoln Ave., Lincolnwood, IL
WHEN: Pick-up and delivery: Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14: 12:00PM – 8:00 PM
WHAT: Bring L.Woods home this Valentine’s Day with a special meal for two that includes Shrimp Cocktail, Northwoods Chopped Salad, Short Rib Wellington and Gooey Chocolate Cake. The meal for two is $99.95, plus tax and orders must be placed by by 8:00 PM the day prior to your pick-up or delivery date. Add on a bottle of wine or a to-go cocktail to your Valentine’s Day menu. Please note, the Valentine’s Day menu is not available on the patio.
CONTACT: 847-677-3350Order L. Woods’ Valentine’s Day Menu for Two 

Mon Ami Gabi Meal for Two

Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago
WHERE: 2300 N. Lincoln Park W., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14
WHAT: From Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14, Mon Ami Gabi is offering a six-course meal for two for carryout and delivery that includes Filet of Beef Tenderloin with truffle butter, au jus and frites, Skate Wing with confited marble potatoes and lemon-caper brown butter, and more. The Valentine’s Dinner for Two is $150, plus tax (gratuity and local delivery not included) and beverage pairings are also available for an additional cost. Orders must be placed 2 days prior to pick-up at Mon Ami Gabi on Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14 from 4:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Mon Ami Gabi’s regular dining menu will be available for dine-in, carryout and delivery all weekend.
CONTACT: 773-348-8886 | Order Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago’s Parisian Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two | Make a reservation for Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago | Order carryout and delivery from Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago

 

 

Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago
WHERE: 2300 N. Lincoln Park W., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Saturday, February 13: Pickup: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM; Delivery: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
WHAT: Mon Ami Gabi’s 2nd annual Sweetheart High Tea package is available for carryout and delivery on Saturday, February 13. The 11-part High Tea experience comes complete with handcrafted tea sandwiches like Watermelon Radish with nicoise olive spread on multi-grain, and pastries like Raspberry Macarons. The package comes with a trio selection of Kilogram Teas, and is $50 per person, plus tax (gratuity and delivery fees not included). Kids’ High Tea Packages can be purchased for $24.95, plus tax per child and includes five selections. Optional beverage add-ons for the adults are also available. Orders must be placed by Thursday, February 11 at 5:00 PM for pick-up or delivery on Saturday, February 13. View Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago’s High Tea Package menu.
CONTACT: 773-348-8886 |Order Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago’s High Tea Package 

 

Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook
WHERE: 260 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14
WHAT: From Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14, enjoy a six-course spread for two by Mon Ami Gabi for carryout and delivery that includes Filet of Beef Tenderloin with truffle butter, au jus and frites, Skate Wing with confited marble potatoes and lemon-caper brown butter, and more. The Valentine’s Dinner for Two is $150, plus tax (gratuity and local delivery not included) and beverage pairings are available for an additional cost. Orders must be placed 2 days prior to pickup at Mon Ami Gabi on Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Mon Ami Gabi’s regular dining menu will be available for dine-in, carryout and delivery all weekend.
CONTACT: 630-472-1900Order Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook’s Parisian Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two | Make a reservation for Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook | Order carryout and delivery from Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook

Mon Ami Gabi high tea

Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook
WHERE: 260 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, IL
WHEN: Saturday, February 13: Pick-up: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM; Delivery: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
WHAT: Order Mon Ami Gabi’s 2nd annual Sweetheart High Tea package, available for carryout and delivery on Saturday, February 13. The 11-part High Tea experience comes complete with handcrafted tea sandwiches like the Watermelon Radish with nicoise olive spread on multi-grain, and pastries like Raspberry Macarons. The package comes with a trio selection of Kilogram Teas, and is $50 per person, plus tax (gratuity and delivery fees not included). Kids’ High Tea Packages can be purchased for $24.95, plus tax per child and includes five selections. Optional beverages add-ons for the adults are also available. View Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook’s High Tea Package menu.
CONTACT: 630-472-1900Order Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook’s High Tea Package 

 

osteria cheese plate

Osteria Via Stato
WHERE: 620 N. State St., Chicago IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14:  4:00 PM – 9:30 PM
WHAT: Throughout Valentine’s Day weekend enjoy a multi-course dinner featuring imported and local Cheeses and Charcuterie, Ricotta Cavatelli with Local Butternut Squash, Prime Beef Tenderloin, Dark Chocolate Truffle Cake. The Valentine’s Day menu is $74.95 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included) and is available for dine-in, carryout and delivery. On Valentine’s Day, dine in and celebrate in the new personal heated greenhouse, complete with a bouquet of red roses. The greenhouses have a booking fee of $50 for a 90-minute reservation. Orders for the Valentine’s Day Menu to-go must be placed 24-hours in advance. The full a la carte menu will also be available for dine-in, carryout and delivery. View Osteria Via Stato’s Valentine’s Day menu.
CONTACT: 312-642-8450Order Osteria Via Stato’s Valentine’s Day menu | Make a reservation at Osteria Via Stato | Order carryout or delivery from Osteria Via Stato

 

Osteria Via Stato
WHERE: 620 N. State St., Chicago IL
WHEN: Thursday, February 11: 6:30 PM
WHAT: On February 11, join Osteria Via Stato for a Valentine’s Day virtual wine dinner hosted by Chef David DiGregorio and Patrizia Lello of Antinori Wines. Perfect for couples, the dinner features imported and local Cheeses and Charcuterie, Prime Beef Tenderloin, Dark Chocolate Truffle Cake and more, plus one bottle each of Prunotto Roero Arneis DOCG Piedmont 2019 and Marchese Antinori Tenuta Tignanello Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva 2017. The event is $300 per couple, plus tax (gratuity not included). Orders must be placed at least 72-hours in advance and are available for pick-up at Osteria Via Stato on Thursday, February 11 from 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM. View Osteria Via Stato’s Virtual Valentine’s Day Wine Dinner menu.
CONTACT: 312-642-8450Book Osteria Via Stato’s Virtual Wine Dinner

Pizzeria Portofino Valentine's Day

Pizzeria Portofino
WHERE: 317 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
WHAT: Celebrate the one you love from Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14, with Pizzeria Portofino’s Valentine’s Day packages. The Pizza, Prosecco & Flowers Package for Two includes a bottle of Giuliana Prosecco, Cacio e Quattro Pepe, a heart shaped Pepperoni Pizza, Chocolate Dipped Cannoli  and an floral arrangement from our partners at Cut Floral for $115, plus tax, (gratuity not included). Or, choose the Pizza and Pasta for Two package, which includes a Caesar Salad, Cacio e Quattro Pepe, a heart shaped Pepperoni Pizza and Chocolate Dipped Cannoli for $65, plus tax (gratuity not included). Add on floral arrangements, housemade desserts, or Spritz Kits for an additional cost. The Valentine’s Day packages are available for carryout from February 12 – 14 from 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Orders must be placed by 48-hours prior to pick-up. Prefer to dine out? Dine on Pizzeria Portofino’s heated patio overlooking the Chicago River.
CONTACT: 312-900-9018Order Pizzeria Portofino’s Valentine’s Day Packages  | Make a reservation at Pizzeria Portofino

 

Shaw's Chocolate cake

Quality Crab & Oyster Bah
WHERE: 1962 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Thursday, February 11 – Monday, February 15: 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WHAT: Quality Crab & Oyster Bah Meal is offering a menu For Two available to-go! The meal is available for carryout and dine-in and includes a dozen Oysters on the Half Shell, Caesar Salad, Maryland Style Crab Dip, 2 lbs. of Alaskan King Crab Legs with drawn butter, and a slice of Triple Layer Chocolate Cake for $149, plus tax (gratuity not included). Carryout orders must be placed 1-hour prior to desired pick-up time via Tock. The special menu is also available for in restaurant dining near the open air garage door window, reservations are required. View Quality Crab & Oyster Bah’s Valentine’s Day menu.
CONTACT: 773-248-3000| Order Quality Crab & Oyster Bah’s Valentine’s Day Menu for Two | Make a reservation at Quality Crab & Oyster Bah 

 

Ramen-san Tonkotsu Ramen

Ramen-san – River North
WHERE: 59 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Thursday, February 11: 6:00 PM CST
WHAT: Join executive Chef, Kevin Marquardt and the Ramen-san squad on Thursday, February 11 for a night dedicated to one of their favorite bowls, Tonkotsu Ramen. Learn the in’s and out’s of ramen along with history, technique, and most importantly, how to impress your loved ones with your new ramen skills. The Ramen Kit serves two and is $66, plus tax. The kit includes everything you need to make the Tonkotsu Ramen, Pork Belly Mantou Buns and a crunchy veggie side. Sake bomb kits, bottled cocktails, ramen bowls & spoons and more will be available to add to your order. Orders must be placed by 10:00 AM on Tuesday, February 11. When reserving your spot, select the time you wish to pick up your kit. Class will begin at 6:00 PM CST on Thursday, February 11. You will be provided with a Zoom link prior to class.
CONTACT: 312-377-9950 | Reserve your spot for the Virtual Tonkotsu Ramen Cooking Class

 

RPM Italian Branzino

RPM Italian Dine-in reservations SOLD OUT
WHERE: 52 W. Illinois St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM; Dine-in: 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
WHAT: RPM Italian’sValentine’s Day Dinner for Two includes Cicchetti for two, Sheep’s Milk Ricotta Cavatelli with truffles, choice of Branzino Filet or 8 oz. Creekstone Filet, Strawberry Chocolate Torta and more. This package is available for $155, plus tax (gratuity not included) with the option to add on a sommelier selected bottle of red wine or bubbles for an additional cost. The special Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two is available from Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14 for carryout only and can be ordered via Tock 48-hours prior to pick-up time. The a la carte menu will be available for carryout and delivery and on the heated, tented patio; reservations are required.
CONTACT: 312-222-1888 | Order RPM Italian’s Valentine’s Day Package for Two| Make a reservation at RPM Italian | Order carryout or delivery from RPM Italian

RPM Steak Valentine's day

RPM SeafoodDine-in reservations SOLD OUT
WHERE: 317 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Thursday, February 11 and Friday, February 12: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM, February 13: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
WHAT: Join us at RPM Seafood’s Valentine’s Day Market. Make a reservation to browse safely in person or shop virtually and place your order online. The Valentine’s Day Market features items from RPM’s award-winning pastry team including Chocolate “Grazing” Boards, the popular Magic Hot Cocoa Bombs, Galentine’s “Heart Breaker” gift packs, custom candy, build-your-own Prosecco and Cocktail Kits, sommelier selected wines, Valentine’s Day bouquets from Cut Floral, local candles and more! These items make for the perfect gift or interactive experience to enjoy with your family and friends. For an interactive experience, take home the Hot Cocoa Bombs which are handmade with Valrhona Chocolate and filled with cocoa powder, miniature marshmallows and sprinkles. Market items can be ordered via Tock or reserve a time to come into RPM Seafood to browse in person.
CONTACT: 312-900-9035Order from RPM Seafood’s Valentine’s Day Market online  | Make a reservation to browse RPM Seafood’s Valentine’s Day Market

 

RPM Seafood Abt menu

RPM SeafoodDine-in reservations SOLD OUT
WHERE: RPM Seafood: 317 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL | Abt: 1200 N. Milwaukee Ave, Glenview, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Saturday, February 13: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM; Sunday, February 14: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
WHAT: Cook alongside RPM Seafood’s Executive and Pastry Chefs in your own kitchen, this Valentine’s Day with “RPM Seafood x Abt” date night at home experience! The menu for two from RPM Seafood includes Tuna Provencal, Roasted Lobster, a Chocolate Strawberry dessert and more. This experience is $185 per couple, plus tax and orders must be placed 72-hours prior to pick-up. When you purchase the experience, you will receive a how-to video from RPM Seafood’s chef team to show how to prepare and plate your Valentine’s Day meal. The meal will be packed cold and include all ingredients and instructions to prepare the menu together at home.  The interactive date night at home is available from Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14 for carryout with pick-up options at RPM Seafood in River North (317 N. Clark Street) or at Abt in Glenview (1200 N. Milwaukee Ave). RPM Seafood will also be open for a la carte dining on their heated patio (reservations required), for carryout and delivery.
CONTACT: 312-900-9035 | Order RPM Seafood’s Interactive Date Night at Home | Make a reservation at RPM Seafood

RPM Steak Millionaires Potato

RPM Steak
WHERE: 66 W. Kinzie St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14
WHAT: Enjoy an extravagant RPM Steak Valentine’s Day menu at home with your sweetheart. The menu for two include Lobster Bisque, Chateaubriand, Millionaire Potatoes with truffles, RPM’s famous 14K Chocolate Cake and more. The menu is $150 per couple, plus tax (gratuity not included). This special Valentine’s Day menu is available from Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14 for carryout exclusively through Tock. The a la carte menu will be available on the heated, tented patio and in the individual greenhouses and reservations are required. Valentine’s Day orders must be placed 48-hours prior to pick-up.
CONTACT: 312-284-4990Order RPM Steak’s Valentine’s Day Menu for Two  | Make a reservation at RPM Steak 

 

Saranello’s
WHERE: 601 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
WHAT: Saranello’s Chef/ Partner Mychael Bonner is pulling out all the stops with a Valentine’s Day carryout menu to enjoy with your sweetheart at home throughout Valentine’s Day weekend. Highlights include Shredded Brussels Salad with Roasted Almonds and DatesParmesan Crusted Filet Medallions, Lobster Stuffed Ravioli, and more. The menu is $54.95 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included), with a minimum order for two people. Orders must be placed 24-hours in advance. Items are prepared and packed cold, with simple heating instructions. View Saranello’s Valentine’s Day menu. 
CONTACT: 847-777-6878 | Order Saranello’s Valentine’s Day Menu for Two

Shaw's Crab House Valentine's Day spread

Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago
WHERE: 21 E. Hubbard St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Thursday, February 11 – Monday, February 15: 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM
WHAT: Throughout Valentine’s Day weekend, Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago is offering a special four-course meal for two, available carryout and for dine-in on the heated, tented patio. The menu includes 14 oz. New York Prime Strip, 1 lb. of Steamed Alaskan Red King Crab Legs, Shaw’s classic sides, choice of appetizers and dessert for $170, plus tax (gratuity not included).Carryout orders must be placed 1 hour prior to your desired pick-up. View Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago’s Valentine’s Day menu.
CONTACT: 312-527-2722 |Order Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago’s Valentine’s Day Menu for Two | Make a reservation at Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago 


Shaw’s Crab House – Schaumburg
WHERE: 1900 E. Higgins Rd., Schaumburg, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday February 14: 11:30 AM – 8:45 PM
WHAT: Celebrate with Shaw’s Valentine’s Day meals for two – available for in-restaurant dining on the heated patio and to go. Enjoy a Surf & Turf Dinner for $155 plus tax (gratuity not included) and includes two 4 oz. Petite Filets, two 4 oz. Maine Lobster Tails, 10 oz. of King Crab sides & desserts, an Alaskan King Crab Dinner for $160 plus tax (gratuity not included) with 2 lbs. of Alaskan Red King Crab Legs, sides and dessert, and a Surf & Surf Dinner for Two for $165 plus tax (gratuity not included) and features two 4 oz. Maine Lobster Tails, 1.25 lbs. of Alaskan Red King Crab Legs, sides and dessert. Orders must be placed one hour prior to pick-up via Tock. View Shaw’s Crab House – Schaumburg’s Valentine’s Day menu.
CONTACT: 847-517-2722Order Shaw’s Crab House – Schaumburg’s Valentine’s Day Meals | Make a reservation at Shaw’s Crab House – Schaumburg 

SUmmer House ocokie kit

Summer House & Stella Barra – Chicago
WHERE: 1954 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Thursday, February 4 – Sunday, February 14: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
WHAT: From Thursday, February 4 – Sunday, February 14, pick up an all-in-one Valentine’s Cookie Decorating Kit for $19.95, plus tax (gratuity not included). The holiday package comes with five Valentine’s Day-themed sugar cookies, ready-to-use royal icing piping bags, and sprinkles. This package is carryout only and pickup is available daily at 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, and 5:00 PM at Summer House’s Market.
CONTACT: 773-634-4100Order Summer House & Stella Barra – Chicago’s Valentine’s Day Cookie Kit

Summer House Vday package

Summer House & Stella Barra – Chicago
WHERE: 1954 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: Pickup: 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
WHAT: From Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14, order a Valentine’s Day Luxury Dinner Date for Two, a four-course carryout menu with dishes like Seared Prime Beef Tenderloin, Truffle Risotto, and Lobster Bisque with brioche croutons and tarragon crema. This experience is available for $179.95, plus tax (gratuity not included), and wine or champagne can be added on at an additional cost. In addition to the four-course menu, Summer House & Stella Barra are offering a DIY Valentine’s Day Date Night for Two, including a Summer House Salad Bar with 11 toppings to choose from, Prime Beef Meatballs, Stella Barra’s Build-Your-Own Pizza Kit with pepperoni and shaved mushrooms, and DIY Heart-Shaped Cookies. This interactive experience available for carryout only and is $65.95, plus tax and serves two. Add on wine or champagne bottles for an additional cost. For both Valentine’s Day packages, orders must be placed by 10:00 AM, 3 days prior to intended pick-up date. Summer House & Stella Barra will also be serving the regular menu for dine-in, carryout and delivery throughout Valentine’s Day weekend.
CONTACT: 773-634-4100 | Order Summer House & Stella Barra – Chicago’s Dinner Date for Two | Order Summer House & Stella Barra – Chicago’s DIY Valentine’s Day Date Night for TwoMake a reservation at Summer House & Stella Barra | Order carryout or delivery from Summer House & Stella Barra

 

Oh Golly Dumplings

Summer House & Stella Barra – Chicago
WHERE: 1954 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: Pick-up: 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
WHAT: Fresh, handmade dumplings: the original language of love! This Valentine’s weekend, Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14, stop by Summer House & Stella Barra for a one-of-a-kind Oh Golly Dumplings pop-up from the minds and hands of Ryan and Sara Vansplinter, who met as Summer House employees. Preorder your pick of four authentic, homemade dumplings including The OG made with ground beef, purple cabbage, carrot and serrano with spicy housemade OG sauce or try other menu items like the all-natural Hot Dang beef hot dogs or Mushroom Broth with portobello and dried shiitake mushrooms. The Oh Golly Dumplings pop-up is available for carryout only from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM each day and orders must be placed by 2 days prior to intended pick-up date at 6:00 PM.
CONTACT: 773-634-4100Order Oh Golly Dumplings for pick-up

 

maki rolls sushi san

Sushi-San
WHERE: 63 W. Grand Ave, Chicago, IL
WHEN: Virtual Maki Class: Wednesday, February 10: 6:30 PM; TOGO-makase: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
WHAT: On Wednesday, February 10, join the Sushi-San team with your special someone for an interactive and virtual maki class experience. Chef Kaze will walk you through the different types of maki and provide his tips on how to make the perfect sushi rice before guiding the class through rolling their own maki. Guests will be provided with everything they need to make the maki at home, including a makisu for each guest and some of our favorite snacks to enjoy throughout the class including a heart shaped mochi cake. The maki kits serve two and are $150, plus tax. The class will be on Wednesday, February 10 at 6:30 PM and kits will be picked up the day of the class between 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. In addition to the class, Chef Kaze is bringing his signature omakase throughout Valentine’s Day weekend. The TOGO-makase highlights the freshest ingredients flown in directly from our partners at the Toyosu Fish Market and around the world. The 14-course menu is $98 per person, plus tax and additional Chef’s Selection of Nigiri, Emochi Gift Box and To-Go Sake By the Bottle are available to add to your order at checkout. The TOGO-makase is available for curbside pickup only and orders for the TOGO-makase must be placed before 1:00 PM on the day of pick-up, as supplies are limited.
CONTACT: 312-828-0575 | Book your spot for Sushi-San’s Virtual Maki Class | Order Sushi-San’s TOGO-makase

 

Painkiller from Three Dots and a Dash.

Three Dots and a Dash
WHERE: 435 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12: 6:00 PM CST
WHAT: Join Three Dots and a Dash’s Beverage Director, Kevin Beary, on Friday, February 12 at 6:00 PM for an interactive and virtual cocktail class dedicated to the Mai Tai and Painkiller. Guests will learn the history and technique behind these iconic tiki cocktails and get the chance to try their hand at mixing them up at home. All required ingredients are provided, as well as a jigger for measuring and a cocktail shaker. The kit serves two and is $85, plus tax (gratuity not included). Kits will be available for pickup at 435 N. Clark Street. Orders must be placed by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, February 10 with pick up slots available on Thursday, February 11 and Friday, February 12. A Zoom link will be provided for class access.
CONTACT: 312-610-4220 | Reserve your spot for Three Dots’ Valentine’s Day Cocktail Class.

 

Tokio Pub Ramen Bowls

Tokio Pub
WHERE1900 E. Higgins Rd., Schaumburg, IL
WHENThursday, February 11 – Monday, February 15: 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM
WHAT: Stay cozy at home with your sweetheart with the Surf & Turf Ramen Kit! The Surf & Turf Ramen Kit includes edamame, sliced beef tenderloin and grilled shrimp for the ramen, ramen toppings, and triple layer chocolate cake for $60, plus tax (gratuity not included). Add a Sapporo or a bottle of Sparkling Sake to enhance your date night.  The Surf & Turf Ramen Meal kit is available from February 11 – February 15 from 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM for carryout. Orders must be placed via Tock 1 hour prior to pick-up. View Tokio Pub’s Valentine’s Day menu.

 

Vong’s Thai Kitchen
WHERE: 21 E. Hubbard St., Chicago IL
WHEN: Thursday, February 11 – Monday, February 15: 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM
WHAT: Vong’s Thai Kitchen is offering a Spicy Chili Crab Dinner for two for carryout from Thursday, February 11 -Monday, February 15. The menu includes Tom Yum Soup made with shellfish stock, tofu, shiitake mushrooms, tomato, Chinese broccoli, Jasmine rice, Spicy Chili Crab with coconut rice and roasted bok choy and for dessert warm Valrhona Chocolate Cake. The Valentine’s Day menu is $80, plus tax and orders must be placed 48-hours in advance. View the Vong’s Thai Kitchen menu.
CONTACT: 312-527-6314 | Order Vong’s Thai Kitchen’s Valentine’s Day Meal for Two

 

Wildfire Valentine's DAy wellington

Wildfire – Chicago, Lincolnshire, Schaumburg, Oak Brook & Glenview
WHERE: Oak Brook: 232 Oakbrook Center Mall, Oak Brook, IL | Chicago: 159 W. Erie St., Chicago, IL | Glenview: 1300 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, IL | Lincolnshire: 235 Parkway Drive, Glenview, IL | Schaumburg: 1250 E. Higgins Rd., Schaumburg, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14
WHAT: Create a special Valentine’s Day dinner at home with your loved one with Wildfire’s Beef Wellington Dinner Kit for $125 per kit, plus tax. The kit includes Shrimp Cocktail, two Beef Wellingtons to cook at home, Shallot Balsamic Sauce, White Cheddar Au Gratin Potatoes, Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Chocolate Mousse Cake. All dishes in the kit will be cooked and come with reheating instructions, except for the Beef Wellington, which will come with cooking instructions. To place your order, call the Wildfire location of interest. Orders must be placed by Tuesday, February 9 for pick-up on Friday, February 12, Saturday, February 13 or Sunday, February 14. In addition to the Beef Wellington Kit, the full a la carte menu is available for carryout and delivery. View Wildfire’s Beef Wellington Kit menu
CONTACT: Chicago: 312-787-9000 | Lincolnshire: 847-279-7900 | Glenview: 847-657-6363 | Schaumburg: 847-995-0100 | Oak Brook: 630-586-9000 | Order carryout and delivery from Wildfire – Chicago, Lincolnshire, Schaumburg, Oak Brook & Glenview

 

Wildfire – Chicago
WHERE: 159 W. Erie St., Chicago, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14
WHAT: Wildfire- Chicago will be offering their dinner menu all day to enjoy on Valentine’s Day, in addition to a special Valentine’s Menu for Two available for carryout and dine-in from February 12 – February 14 for $125, per couple, plus tax. The special menu includes Shrimp Cocktail, Wildfire Chopped Salad, choice of select main courses with sides and desserts. Call Wildfire – Chicago to order. View Wildfire – Chicago’s Valentine’s Day menu.
CONTACT: 312-787-9000Order carryout and delivery from Wildfire – Chicago | Make a reservation at Wildfire – Chicago 

Wildfire Filet

Wildfire – Schaumburg, Glenview, Lincolnshire
WHERE: Glenview: 1300 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, IL | Lincolnshire: 235 Parkway Drive, Glenview, IL | Schaumburg: 1250 E. Higgins Rd., Schaumburg, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14
WHAT:  Wildfire will be offering their dinner menu all day to enjoy on Valentine’s Day, in addition to a special Valentine’s Menu for Two available for carryout and dine-in from Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14 for $115 per couple, plus tax. The special menu includes Shrimp Cocktail, Wildfire Chopped Salad, choice of select main courses with sides and desserts. Call the Wildfire location nearest you to order. View Wildfire – Schaumburg, Glenview, Lincolnshire’s Valentine’s Day menu.
CONTACT: Lincolnshire: 847-279-7900 | Make a reservation at Wildfire – Lincolnshire |
Glenview: 847-657-6363 | Make a reservation at Wildfire – Glenview | Schaumburg: 847-995-0100 | Make a reservation at Wildfire – SchaumburgOrder carryout and delivery from Wildfire – Schaumburg, Glenview, Lincolnshire 

 

Wildfire – Oak Brook
WHERE: 232 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, IL
WHEN: Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14
WHAT: Wildfire – Oak Brook will be offering their dinner menu all day to enjoy on Valentine’s Day for limited dining room reservations, in the heated enclosed tent and for carryout and delivery, in addition to a special Valentine’s Menu for Two available for dine-in and carryout from Friday, February 12- Sunday, February 14 for $115 per couple, plus tax. The special menu includes Shrimp Cocktail, Wildfire Chopped Salad, choice of select main courses with sides and desserts. Call Wildfire- Oak Brook to order.  View Wildfire – Oak Brook’s Valentine’s Day menu.
CONTACT: 630-586-9000 | Order carryout and delivery from Wildfire – Oak Brook | Make a reservation at Wildfire – Oak Brook 

 

Wow Bao BAnana Custard bao

Wow Bao
WHERE: All Chicago Wow Bao locations
WHEN: Throughout February
WHAT: In honor of Valentine’s Day, Wow Bao is offering a Chocolate Banana Bao infused with cocoa and filled with fresh banana custard and chocolate chips. The Chocolate Banana Bao is available as pack of two for $4.89, plus tax or mix-and-match with other favorite bao. 
CONTACT: Order carryout and delivery from Wow Bao

 

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