Valentine’s Day in Ravenswood

Struggling with what to get or where to take your Valentine this year? Ravenswood restaurants are offering a variety of creative, Cupid-approved gifts and date ideas.

Ampersand Wine Bar + Amy’s Candy Bar

Bubbly and sweets- a classic Valentine’s Day combo! Amy’s and Ampersand are offering the perfect gift by pairing demi bottles of champagne with a box of chocolates. They’ll have two sizes available. For pricing and details, call (773) 942-6386.

Band of Bohemia

Michelin-starred brewpub Band of Bohemia will be hosting another of their Chef’s Takeovers for Valentine’s Day! They’ll host two seatings at their six-seat Chef’s Counter in full view of the kitchen, with a menu curated and served by the acclaimed chefs from Snaggletooth. Early and late seatings are available for this multi-course tasting menu experience. For pricing and reservation information, contact

The Band will also offer a collaborative tasting menu prepared by Snaggletooth and Band of Bohemia’s own Chef Matt DuBois for interested guests in the main dining room. Not required for the evening, but a great option!

Groundswell Coffee Roasters

Visit any Groundswell location and enjoy two free cookies with your purchase of two espresso-based drinks (while supplies last)

Lucila’s Homemade

Perhaps the quintessential romantic treat, Lucila’s Homemade will be offering a Valentine’s Day presentation for their Signature Gift Boxes. Available as 4, 6 or 12 packs, each box is filled with decadent alfajores, Argentinian pastries made of two soft and crumbly cookies sandwiched with a thick layer of “dulce de leche” (creamy caramel). Enter discount code “VDAY” in their online store for a 10% discount!

River Valley Farmer’s Table

RVFT will be running a five course prix fixe menu in the restaurant, as always featuring farm-fresh ingredients and selected wine pairings. They will also be hosting a tasting of Flama d’Or cava brut varieties and artisanal chocolates in their shop.

Sweet Sensations Pastry

Always a hit with their holiday offerings, Sweet Sensations has a load of goodies in the oven for all you lovers. Cake balls, heart-shaped sugar cookies, and scrumptious bread pudding are among the specials on the menu for 2017.

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