From heart-shaped pizzas to cakes: Suburban eateries offer Valentine's specials
Restaurant Michael and George Trois' Valentine's menus
Indulge your sweetheart: Restaurant Michael serves up a five-course prix fixe menu from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14. Choose from three appetizer and main course options including the medallion foie gras paired with lyonnaise duck and foie gras strudel and confit figs in Armagnac, all for $89 per person. Reservations required. Or choose the George Trois six-course menu with a flight of three wines paired to the menu of roast filet wagyu beef tenderloin with sauce bourgogne, gratin of potato and Périgord truffle. Seating times are 6 and 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14. $200 per person, reservations required. Restaurant Michael and George Trois are at 64 Green Bay Road, Winnetka. (847) 441-3100 or restaurantmichael.com.
Portillo's heart-shaped cakes
Taste the love in every bite of Portillo's special heart-shaped chocolate cakes available through Tuesday, Feb. 14, in stores. It's the same classic chocolate cake everybody knows and loves, but baked in a heart shape, for $14.99. Portillo's has locations throughout the suburbs. (866) 986-2333 or portillos.com.
El Tapeo's prix fixe tapas
Take your love for his or her favorite tapas, entradas and postres at El Tapeo with a special prix fixe menu for two available now through Tuesday, Feb. 14. Choose two tapas, two entrees and two desserts from a special menu that includes items like the pollo ahogado, el pulpo plana, paella de pollo, bajo carbonizado and more. $130 per couple. Le Meridien Chicago Oakbrook is at 2100 Spring Brook Road, Oak Brook. (630) 828-2044 or eltapeorestaurant.com.
Home Run Inn's heart-shaped pizzas
Not up for wine and roses? Go for something everybody loves: pizza. Heart-shaped 10-inch pizzas are available for dine-in or carry out for $12.99 through Tuesday, Feb. 14. Additional toppings are $1.25. Home Run Inn has locations throughout the suburbs. Homeruninnpizza.com.
Devon's love menu
Love lobster? Then get to Devon Seafood + Steak. A special menu is available through Tuesday, Feb. 14, that includes a one-pound lobster tail and an 8-ounce filet or a 6-ounce filet with an 8-ounce lobster tail with two seasonal sides. It costs $60 is available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for lunch and 3 to 10 p.m. for dinner. Devon Seafood + Steak is at 17W400 22nd St., Oakbrook Terrace. (630) 516-0180 or devonseafood.com.