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ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES WELCOMES THE CHICAGO ELITE

Chicago’s Newest Yacht for Private Parties & Events

She’s arrived! Entertainment Cruises, Chicago’s largest lakefront cruise and events organization, welcomed Chicago’s newest private yacht, Chicago Elite, in June. This luxurious vessel is available to host a truly remarkable event on the water in a unique setting that is sure to impress all guests. Events are completely customizable to fit every need, including choice of menus and beverages, entertainment, décor and flexible boarding and cruising times.

 

Chicago Elite is available for exclusive private parties of groups up to 150, making it the perfect space for weddings, corporate events or other memorable gatherings. Enjoy sensational skyline views of Chicago from both dining and open-air decks. Chicago Elitefeatures two interior salons, an expansive bar and lounge on the main deck and a finely appointed dining room on the second deck. The top deck features a contemporary rooftop lounge with unparalleled waterfront views of Chicago’s award winning skyline and architecture.

 

 

 

To book your next event on Chicago Elite, please call 866.391.8439 or Request Information Here.

 

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

The Spirit of Chicago, Seadog, and The Odyssey received the Trip Advisor 2014 Excellence Award

 

The Odyssey received Illinois Meetings + Events magazine’s 2013 readers’ choice Best of Award.

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

About The Chicago Elite

The Elite is Chicago’s most innovative dining and entertainment experience. The private charter yacht is available as a private event space for parties of up to 150 guests. Featuring two interior salons, an expansive bar and lounge on main deck and a finely appointed dining room on second deck. Top deck features a contemporary roof top style outside lounge with unparalleled waterfront views of Chicago’s award winning skyline and architecture. Chicago Elite offers a completely customizable event on a private yacht for a meeting, wedding or unique gathering. For more information, visitwww.eliteprivateyachts.com.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visitwww.odysseycruises.com.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visitwww.spiritofchicago.com.

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit www.mysticbluecruises.com.

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visitwww.seadogcruises.com.

 

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SPIRIT OF CHICAGO PARTNERS WITH JOE’S LIVE FOR COUNTRY NIGHT CRUISES

Experience a new summer concert unlike ever before during Country Night Cruises, a series of country concerts aboard Spirit of Chicago in partnership with JOE’S LIVE. Guests will be treated to a live country music show, great food and fun, all while cruising Lake Michigan on a floating concert venue. The series – sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Shiner Specialty Beer – kicks off with a performance by Jack Ingram in June and Whiskey Jam in July, with additional shows to be announced at a later date. It’s time for Chicago to get its country on, in true summer fashion.

 

Thursday, June 26th - featuring a DJ & a performance from Jack Ingram

 

Thursday, July 24th - Whiskey Jam (Hosted by Josh Hoge and Ward Guenther, featuring Corey Crowder, Chris Gelbuda, A thousand Horses, Adam Sanders, Tyler Reeve, Channing Wilson, Old Dominion, Randy Montana, and Johnny Bulford)

 

More dates TBA

  

 

WHAT:          Country Night Cruises

 

WHERE:       Spirit of Chicago

Boards at Navy Pier

 

WHEN:          Dates & performers listed above

Board: 6:00pm | Cruise: 7:00pm to 9:00pm

 

MENU:          Food is available for purchase during the event

 

RSVP:            To book tickets please call 866.273.2469 or Book your Cruise Online

$33.09 per adult | Must be 21 or older with ID

 

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises, Chicago Elite and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

The Odyssey has received Illinois Meetings + Events magazine’s 2013 readers’ choice Best of Award.

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visitwww.odysseycruises.com.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visitwww.spiritofchicago.com.

 

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit www.mysticbluecruises.com.

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visitwww.seadogcruises.com.

 

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ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES CREATES AN UNFORGETTABLE SUMMER

Entertainment Cruises will offer a wide variety of cruises throughout summer that are guaranteed to make it one to remember. Guests can enjoy everything from a country music night on the water to an enriching Chicago history cruise sponsored by Chicago History Museum.

 

View the full list of events and details below. Dates available upon request.

 

Country Night Cruises- Guests will be treated to a live country music show in partnership with Joe’s Live, great food and fun this summer on a floating concert venue, the Spirit of Chicago.

 

Menu: Food is available for purchase during the event

Board: 6:00pm | Cruise: 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Price: from $33.09 per adult | Must be 21 or older with ID

 

‘Cruise into the Weekend’ Series - Including both beer and wine flight cruises, this Thursday night series departs Navy Pier at 8:15pm and will travel for 75 minutes down the Chicago River.

The beer flight cruise, titled ‘A Cruise of Blood, Sweat and Beers’, will offer beer flights from Hopothesis Beer Company in tandem with narration about the civil unrest in correlation to beer. At four points throughout the cruise, guests will sample beers including Seadog’s private label, The Flying Buttress. There will be no speedboat ride on this tour and all passengers must be 21 or over.

 

$36.95 per person.

Board: 8pm Cruise: 8:15-9:30pm

 

The Wine Flight River Cruises will offer four wine tastings and informative commentary from Seadog Sommelier, Chris Pawlisz, who will discuss all things wine and fine in Chicago. There will be no speedboat ride on this tour and all passengers must be 21 or over.

 

$36.95 per person.

Board: 8pm Cruise: 8:15-9:30pm

 

Gospel Lunch Cruise - Guests can enjoy live entertainment, a newly revamped all-you-can-eat-buffet and good fellowship. This two-hour cruise along Chicago’s magnificent lakefront is perfect for an afternoon getaway. Inspired live gospel music will be performed by Tecora Rogers and the Chicago Spirituals.

 

Gospel Lunch Cruise: Board 11:00am, Cruise 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Afternoon Gospel Lunch Cruise: Board 3:00pm, Cruise 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Pricing: from $49.90 per person

 

 

Full Moon Dinner Cruise - Step aboard one of Entertainment Cruises’ three dining boats – Odyssey, Spirit of Chicago, or Mystic Blue –  for an unforgettable evening under a star-studded, moonlit sky. Guests can enjoy delicious appetizers and entrées prepared fresh onboard daily. Local mixologists will be serving signature cocktails to accompany dessert. After dinner, guests can stroll to the outside decks and take in the spectacular sights of Chicago when the moon’s at its fullest, illuminating the city skyline.

 

Cabaret Lunch Cruise - This two-hour cruise along Chicago’s magnificent lakefront is perfect for an afternoon getaway, birthday, church group, entertaining out-of-town guests – you name it. Seniors will enjoy this truly interactive entertainment experience with the Spirit of Chicago Cabaret Show. Guests can expect a broad repertoire – everything from sing-along show tunes to jazz standards while incorporating fascinating facts about the iconic Chicago skyline. The Society of American Travel Writers voted the Chicago skyline, as seen from a boat, one of the top ten most spectacular panoramic views in all of America.

 

Board: Noon | Cruise: 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Price: From $36.90 per adult

 

Chicago History Cruise - This two-hour cruise along Chicago’s magnificent lakefront features exciting views of Chicago’s most famous architecture and landmarks. Guests can cruise and delight in Spirit of Chicago’s new menus by Chopped champion Chef Eric B LeVine, sit back and learn about Chicago’s history and iconic buildings with narration provided by Chicago History Museum’s expert curatorial staff, including Jill Austin, Joy Bivins, Libby Mahoney, John Russick and Petra Slinkard.

 

Board: Noon

Cruise: 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Price: from $36.90 per adult

 

Seadog & Chicago Children’s Museum Package -Seadog Cruises and Chicago Children’s Museum have come together to offer a special Lakefront Speedboat Tour and Museum Admission Package. Guests can enjoy a 30-minute Lakefront Speedboat Tour jam-packed with music, entertainment and fun. Pair the speedboat ride with a visit to Chicago Children’s Museum, located at Navy Pier, where exhibits and playful programs invite kids and their families to splash, climb, build, create, explore and discover.

 

Price: $29.90 per person

 

To book tickets for any of the above cruises, please call 866.305.2469 for Odyssey, 866.273.2469 for Sprit of Chicago, 877.299.7783 for Mystic Blue, 888.636.7737 for Seadog or Book your Cruise Online

 

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MYSTIC BLUE JOINS CRAFT BEER WEEK LINEUP

In honor of Chicago Craft Beer Week, Mystic Blue will host a craft brews cruise in partnership with Lakeshore Beverage on Thursday, May 22 Guests will sip a variety of craft beer, including some rare selections, from America’s top craft breweries, including: Goose Island, Brooklyn Brewery, Against the Grain, Jolly Pumpkin, Ommegang, Uinta and many more. Craft Beer Cruise guests will receive 4 (4oz) beer samples, poured by the brewmasters and founders themselves, as well as food to complement the different brews. Additional drink tickets can be purchased on board for $2 each. While taking in the Chicago skyline and enjoying craft brews, guests will also have the opportunity to win a variety of impressive prizes by participating in a #CraftBeerCruise social media contest.

WHERE:      Mystic Blue, off Navy Pier

 

WHEN:         

Thursday, May 22

Board: 5:00pm

Cruise: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

 

RSVP:           

$29.41 per adult ($2 each additional drink ticket)

Call 877.299.7783 or Book your Cruise Online

        

COMPLETE LIST OF BEERS:

12%

3 Sheeps

Against the Grain

Ale Syndicate

Atomium

Brooklyn Brewery

Central Waters

Duvel/Ommegang

Flossmoor

Gambrinus

Goose Island

Jolly Pumpkin

Local Option

MKE Brewing

Small Town

Summit Brewery

Tallgrass

Uinta

Upland

Virtue

All guests must be 21 or older with ID*

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises

and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises

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The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visit www.odysseycruises.com.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visit www.spiritofchicago.com. 

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visit

 

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SEADOG SPEEDBOAT CRUISES AVAILABLE APRIL 1

This April, Seadog, Chicago’s premier speedboat, offers three unique adventures on Lake Michigan. Passengers are invited to take a tour of the Chicago skyline on the 30-Minute Lakefront Speedboat tour, fully equipped with a brief narration and music. Those looking for a little Chicago history can sit back and enjoy the Lakefront view of the city skyline, as well as the up-close views from the Chicago River on the fully narrated and humorous 75-Minute River and Lake Architectural Tour. Guests can also choose to take a ride on the thrilling water rollercoaster, Seadog Extreme.

Information on Specialty Cruises such as Beer and Wine Flight Cruises, Sunset Cruises and Firework Cruises for the 2014 season will be forthcoming. As always, Chicagoans are invited to bring their dogs on their lakefront joyride – dogs cruise free on the Seadog. Seating is subject to availability.

In addition, Entertainment Cruises and Seadog are pleased to announce its capabilities for docking at alternate locations including McCormick Place and, new this year, Marina City, located near The House of Blues, The Kinzie Hotel, Hotel Chicago, The Trump, Westin and the Langham. This completely customizable service is ideal for groups of 20 or more seeking a unique transportation option to and from Navy Pier. Perfect for large parties, happy hours, dinners, corporate functions and more, patrons can enjoy a number of signature tours and drop anchor at the new docking spots. Food and Drink can be arranged through Harry Caray’s. Groups of 20 or more are required to charter the boat for alternate docking locations. Charters start at $1500.

SPECIAL OFFER

This spring, Entertainment Cruises offers guests 15% off their Seadog Lakefront Speedboat Tour orders, March 31 through April 30. Guests can use promo code BLAST15.

Restrictions: Valid Sunday through Friday only.  Not to be combined with other offers. Certain restrictions apply.  Subject to availability. Limit one discount per order.

WHEN:          Seadog begins Cruising Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Cruises may be available sooner, weather permitting.

 

COST:            Starting at $22.95.

Children three and under cruise for free.

Prices are subject to change.

Prices are per person and exclude taxes and other fees.

 

RESERVE:     Reservations must be made in advance online at www.seadogcruises.com or by calling 888.636.7737.

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visit www.odysseycruises.com.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visit www.spiritofchicago.com.

 

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit www.mysticbluecruises.com.

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visit www.seadogcruises.com.

 

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ODYSSEY AND SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CELEBRATE EASTER

The newly renovated Odyssey and vibrant Spirit of Chicago will celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 20 with two brunch cruises and one dinner cruise.

Guests will have two opportunities to board the Odyssey with a delicious brunch featuring eggs, breakfast meats, hash browns and waffles, Orange Glazed-Chicken Breast, Atlantic Tilapia, Pasta Primavera, Curried Vegetables and a Black Pepper Crusted Sirloin, carved to order or for dinner featuring a Hearts of Palm Salad, Herb Marinated Chicken Breast, Oven Roasted Salmon Filet, Seafood Linguine with Shrimp, Scallops and Mussels, or a Vegetable Tower. There will also be interactive emcee entertainment, treats for children and a guest appearance from the Easter bunny, these Easter cruises will guarantee an exciting and memorable day for the whole family.

The Spirit of Chicago will host a brunch cruise with a plentiful buffet featuring a harvest cheddar, omelets, applewood smoked bacon, hash browns, house-griddled waffles, BBQ sirloin, Caribbean roasted chicken, penne and more. There will an interactive MC and dancing as well as treats for children and a guest appearance from the Easter bunny.

All prices below are per person and exclude taxes and other fees.

Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request.  

EASTER BRUNCH CRUISES

ODYSSEY

WHEN:           Sunday, April 20, 2014

Board: 12:15 p.m., Cruise: 1 – 3 p.m.

 

COST:           Starting at $64.90

 

RESERVE:     Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 305-2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com

 

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO

WHEN:           Sunday, April 20, 2014

                        Board: 12 p.m., Cruise: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

 

COST:           Starting at $54.90

RESERVE:     Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2649 or by visiting www.spiritofchicago.com.

 

EASTER DINNER CRUISE

ODYSSEY

WHEN:           Sunday, April 20, 2014

Board: 5 p.m., Cruise: 6 – 8 p.m.

 

COST:           Starting at $89.90

 

RESERVE:     Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 305-2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises

and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visit www.odysseycruises.com 

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visit

www.spiritofchicago.com

.

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit

www.mysticbluecruises.com

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About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visit

www.seadogcruises.com

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ST. PATRICK’S DAY SPECIALS & EVENTS

ST. PATRICK’S DAY SPECIALS & EVENTS
CITY EVENTS

 

AMERICAN JUNKIE CHICAGO

15 Illinois St. | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.239.0995 | www.americanjunkiechi.com

 

American Junkie Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Saturday, March 15

Last year, American Junkie’s St. Patrick’s Day party was one of the best this city has ever seen. This year, Chicagoans are invited to celebrate once again. With close proximity to the river, the River North bar will open at 8 a.m. and serve up Irish classics such as Green Beers, Jameson, Guinness and Irish Car Bombs.

Upstairs will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. then reopen again at 10 p.m.

HOURS: Monday- Tuesday: 4 p.m.- 2 a.m. | Wednesday: 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Thursday-Friday: 11 a.m.- 2 a.m. | Saturday: 11 a.m.- 3 a.m. | Sunday: 11:00 a.m.- 2 a.m.

 

 

CHICAGO q

1160 N. Dearborn St. | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.642.1160 | www.chicagoqrestaurant.com

 

Chicago q Street Side Sandwiches and Specials 

Saturday, March 15 – Sunday, March 16: Cash-and-carry Sandwiches available starting at 10 a.m.

Friday, March 14 – Monday, March 17: Specials available during lunch and dinner

For hungry bar-hoppers and parade-goers on Division Street and in the Gold Coast, Chicago q will offer cash-and-carry Pulled Pork Sandwiches for $8 each on their patio beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16. Chicago q’s Pulled Pork Sandwiches feature Chef/Partner Lee Ann Whippen’s house-smoked pork shoulder on a fresh pretzel roll. Each will come with guests’ choice of sauce including the Original Mild (a tomato-based sauce that is both rich and sweet), the Spicy Sauce (a tomato-based Virginia state champion sauce that is bold in flavor with light spice), South Carolina Mustard Sauce (a tangy and sweet sauce with a little heat), and Eastern North Carolina Vinegar (a classic Southern vinegar sauce with a kick). Bottled beverages will be available for $3.

Additionally, Chicago q will offer a Corned Beef special during lunch and dinner Friday, March 14 through Monday, March 17. Whippen’s Kobe corned beef is served with Napa cabbage, fingerling potatoes and baby carrots. It is available for $17 during lunch and $22 during dinner.

 

HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.

 

 

CLARK STREET DOG AND BAR

3040 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.281.6690| www.clarkstdog.com

 

St. Patrick’s Day at Clark Street Dog and Bar

March 1-31

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all month long at Clark Street Dog and Bar. The Lakeview favorite invites revelers to indulge in a variety of holiday themed food and drink specials, most of which will be available throughout the entire month of March. Featured drink specials include $3 Green Beer Bud Light drafts*; $5 Jameson shots; $5 Guinness cans; $7 Irish Car Bombs and an $8 Irish Breakfast of Guinness, vodka, Bloody Mary Mix and bitters served in a 16 oz. glass. Clark Street Dog will also be offering two new menu items for March, the St Paddy Burger, a perfectly seasoned fresh 1/4lb all beef burger with dark mustard, sliced onions, 1/3lb sliced corned beef, sauerkraut, melted Swiss cheese, served on a grilled bun for $7.69  and a Corned Beef Sandwich, 5oz of corned beef served with dark mustard on grilled rye bread for $5.19.

*The Green Beer Bud Light drafts will only be available on Saturday, March 15

 

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 9 – 3 a.m. | Friday – Sunday: 10 – 4 a.m.

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CRUISES

 

Spirit of Chicago Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day on the Water

Starting at $49.90

Saturday, March 15 Board: 3 p.m., Cruise: 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The vibrant Spirit of Chicago invites Chicagoans to grab their green-clad friends to join them for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration on the water on Saturday, March 15. Guests will have the luck of the Irish with a delicious lunch buffet, green beers, amazing views, endless dancing and interactive DJ entertainment.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2649 or by visitingwww.spiritofchicago.com.

 

SEADOG CRUISES

Reservations required | 888.636.7737 | www.seadogcruises.com

 

Seadog St. Patrick’s Day

Seadog Cruises along the Chicago River will be available, weather permitting.

 

 

NOUVEAU TAVERN  

358 W Ontario | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.915.4100

 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day New Orleans Style

March 15, 2014

Nouveau Tavern will open early on March 15 to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Chef Norman Hargrove and his team will offer Irish favorites such as Corned Beef and Cabbage with a Nouveau twist. See www.nouveautavern.com for further details.

 

HOURS: Monday – Wednesday: 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. | Friday 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. | Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m. | Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

SUBURBAN EVENTS

 

RACK HOUSE KITCHEN AND TAVERN

222 E. Algonquin Rd | Arlington Heights, IL 60005 | 847.640.7225 | www.rackhousetavern.com

 

St. Patrick’s Day Blarney Bash in the Burbs

March 14, 2014 through March 17, 2014

$3 Green Miller Lites, $5 Guinness, $5 Jameson, $6 Irish Car Bombs

Rack House Kitchen and Tavern invites guests to avoid the congestion downtown and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the suburbs from March 14 to March 17. Rack House will have drink specials and a corn beef and cabbage special available throughout the weekend. Drink specials include $3 green Miller Lites, $5 Guinness, $5 Jameson, and $6 Irish Car Bombs.

 

HOURS: Monday- Friday: 11 a.m.- 12 a.m. | Saturday- Sunday: 10:30 a.m.- 12.a.m.

 

 

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CHICAGO FLOWER AND GARDEN SHOW LUNCH AND BRUNCH CRUISES

In honor of the Flower and Garden Show hosted by Navy Pier, Chicagoans are invited to step aboard the Spirit of Chicago for a vibrant and festive dining experience with impeccable views and exquisite flower demonstrations by a professional florist. Beginning March 15, guests will enjoy DJ entertainment and savor an array of menu items including appetizers, sumptuous entrees, and mouthwatering desserts.

Tickets are avaible with and without admission to the Flower and Garden show. Prices below are per person and do not yet include taxes and other fees.

Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request. 

WHEN:    

LUNCH CRUISES

Saturday, March 15, Tuesday, March 18 – Sunday, March 23

Board: 11 a.m., Cruise: 12 – 2 p.m.

 

BRUNCH CRUISES

 Sunday, March 16 and Monday, March 17

Board: 11 a.m., Cruise 12 – 2 p.m.

 

 

 

COST:      

 

 

Weekend Flower & Garden Show Cruises

$48.90 with Admission to Flower & Garden Show

 

 

$39.90 without Admission to Flower and Garden Show

 

Weekday Flower & Garden Show Lunch Cruises

$45.90 with Admission to Flower & Garden Show

$36.90 without Admission to Flower & Garden Show

 

RESERVE:

 Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2469 or by visiting

http://spiritofchicago.com/

 

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises

and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises

.

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from

Restaurant.com

.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visit

www.odysseycruises.com

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About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visit

www.spiritofchicago.com

.

 

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit

www.mysticbluecruises.com

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About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visit

www.seadogcruises.com

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SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CELEBRATES ST. PATRICK’S DAY

The vibrant Spirit of Chicago invites Chicagoans to grab their green-clad friends to join them for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration on the water on Saturday, March 15. Guests will have the luck of the Irish with a delicious lunch buffet, green beers, amazing views, endless dancing and interactive DJ entertainment. All prices below are per person and exclude taxes and other fees. Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request.  

In addition, Entertainment Cruises announces that weather permitting, Seadog Cruises along the Chicago River will be available on Saturday, March 15.

WHEN:          Saturday, March 15

Board: 3 p.m., Cruise: 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

COST:            Starting at $49.90

 

RESERVE:    Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2649 or by visiting www.spiritofchicago.com.

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises

and Seadog Cruises are apart of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises. 

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visit

www.odysseycruises.com

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visit

www.spiritofchicago.com

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit

www.mysticbluecruises.com

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1million people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visit

www.seadogcruises.com

 

 

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VALENTINES DAY SPECIALS & EVENTS – FEBRUARY 14, 2014

CITY EVENTS

 

BRASSERIE by LM

800 S. Michigan Avenue | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312.431.1788 | www.BrasseriebyLM.com

Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe at Brasserie by LM  

Friday, February 14 through Saturday, Feburary 15 5 – 10 p.m.

$35 per person, $55 with Wine Pairings

This Valentine’s Day, Brasserie by LM invites guests to celebrate with a special menu. The three-course prix fixe menu will be $35 per person. With wine pairings, the menu will be $55 per person. Highlights include a Butter Squash Veloute with brioche and creme fraiche or Duck Confit Lyonnaise Salad with frisee and farmed poached egg to start, Braised 5 Hours Short Rib Bordelaise with potato puree, rapini, and cote du Rhone reduction or Pan Roasted Lake Trout with local glazed carrots and a ginger mussel emulsion. As a sweet finish, guests can choose between  Flourless Chocolate Cake or Homemade Profiteroles to share.

In addition, Brasserie by LM will allow guests to pre-order flowers to their table when they book their reservations. The restaurant will provide packaging to bring the flowers home. Options include:.

  •       Le Petit Bouquet, $49 – A sophisticated collection of roses and seasonal garden flowers in the guest’s choice of red or shades of pink, presented in a cube vase.
  •       Les Roses Classiques, $99- A grand presentation of a dozen long-stemmed roses, wrapped and finished with a hand-tied ribbon bow. Available in guest’s choice of red, blush pink, magenta, yellow, lavender.

To arrange, call 312.431.1788.

 

HOURS: Sunday – Saturday: 6 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

 

 

CHICAGO q

1160 N. Dearborn St. | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.642.1160 | www.chicagoqrestaurant.com

Chicago q Valentine’s Day Specials  Available Friday, February 14

Chicago q offers diners special menu items created by Chef/Partner Lee Ann Whippen in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Reservations are recommended.

 

Appetizer Special: Sharing Plate for Two, $18

Two Dry-Rubbed Wings, Two House Bacon Cheddar Hush Puppies, Two Fried Green Tomatoes and Two Shrimp and Grits.

 

Entree Special: Veal Chop, $42

Served with fingerling potato hash and a roasted jalapeno red wine reduction

 

Dessert Special: Chocolate Tres Leches Cake, $9

 

HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.

 

 

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES

Spirit of Chicago and Odyssey Celebrate Valentine’s Day on the Water

Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15

The festive Spirit of Chicago and luxurious Odyssey cruise ship will celebrate Valentine’s Day Weekend with amazing skyline views, romantic dinners on both Friday and Saturday, and plentiful brunches on Saturday.

Onboard the Spirit of Chicago, guests will enjoy a lunch or dinner buffet, DJ entertainment and dancing. The buffet will include a selection of salads, entrees, sides and desserts. Guests can take their drinks topside and relax on Chicago’s largest outdoor patio deck or enjoy top 40’s hits.

The Odyssey will offer live music and a seated dinner with three courses including Lola Rosa and Greens Salad, a Blue Crab and Corn Bisque, Filet Mignon and Pawns and a sweets selection for dinner. Aboard Odyssey’s lunch cruise, there will be a decadent brunch buffet and guests can enjoy an upscale DJ, dancing and amazing skyline views.

All cruises include a complimentary champagne toast as well as a single rose per couple. All prices below are per person and exclude taxes and other fees.

 

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO VALENTINE’S WEEKEND DINNER CRUISES

Friday, February 14, 2014 and Saturday, February 15

Board: 6:30 p.m., Cruise: 7 – 10 p.m.

Starting at $79.90

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2649 or by visitingwww.spiritofchicago.com.

 

ODYSSEY VALENTINE’S WEEKEND DINNER CRUISES

Friday, February 14, 2014 and Saturday, February 15

Board: 6 p.m., Cruise: 7 – 10 p.m.

Starting at $99.90

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 305-2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com.

 

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO VALENTINE’S WEEKEND BRUNCH CRUISE

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Board: 11:30 a.m., Cruise: 12 – 2 p.m.

Starting at $47.90

RESERVE:      Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2649 or by visiting www.spiritofchicago.com.

 

ODYSSEY VALENTINE’S WEEKEND BRUNCH CRUISE

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Board: 11:00 a.m., Cruise: 12 – 2 p.m.

Starting at $61.90

RESERVE:      Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 305-2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com.

 

Mystic Blue Valentine’s Day Las Vegas-Themed Wedding Extravaganza

Friday, February 14

Board: 3:00 p.m. Ceremonies Begin: 4:00 p.m. Reception: 4:30 – 10 p.m., Cruising: 7:00 – 9 p.m. Dockside: 9:00 – 10:00 p.m.

$85 per person, $500 Ceremony Package

Entertainment Cruises and the Mystic Blue are excited to announce their Valentine’s Day Las Vegas-Themed Wedding Extravaganza on Friday, February 14. Beginning at 4 p.m., guests are invited on board to say “I do” with special 30-minute wedding ceremonies on the Mystic Blue.

The ceremony includes hors d’oeuvres on the Escapade Deck to enjoy before and after the ceremony. Each ceremony will be on the Vista Deck of Mystic Blue and will have an aisle for the bride or groom to walk down along with seating for his or her friends and family. Entertainment Cruise’s wedding officiant, Elizabeth Anne Stewart will marry the couple. The bride or groom may select his or her own entrance song and following the ceremony, the couple will enjoy their first dance and a complimentary champagne toast. Please note all couples must provide their own marriage license.

Following their ceremony, guests will enjoy a romantic 2-hour dinner cruise on Lake Michigan with gorgeous views of Lake Michigan. For this very special event, reservations are required and can be made by calling 888.333.9150 or by visitingwww.mysticbluecruises.com.

 

FIORENTINO’S CUCINA ITALIANA

2901 N. Ashland Ave.| Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.244.3026 |www.fiorentinoscucina.com/

Valentine’s Day Specials at Fiorentino’s Cucina Italiana

Thursday, February 13-Sunday, February 16

Fiorentino’s Cucina Italiana invites guests to join them for a romantic evening this Valentine’s Day. The neighborhood restaurant will be offering a wide selection of Southern Italian inspired specials which will be available Thursday-Sunday. Fiorentino’s is also running a Facebook contest for a chance to win a complimentary Valentine’s Day dinner for two delivered to your home. Participants can enter on Fiorentino’s Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/FiorentinosCucinaItaliana

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday & Saturday: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. | Sunday: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

 

GO ROMA

848 N. State Street | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312. 252. 9946 | www.goroma.net

Other Locations in Bolingbrook, Lincolnshire, Northbrook and Deer Park. For hours and addresses, visit www.goroma.net

Complimentary Dessert for Couples

Friday, February 14

Complimentary Dessert

This Valentine’s Day, when dining at any Go Roma’s location, couples will receive a complimentary warm chocolate pudding cake with the purchase of two entrees. This delicious dessert comes with hot fudge and vanilla bean ice cream.

 

CHICAGO LOCATION HOURS:  Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM

 

 

MACKU SIGNATURE

2925 N. Halsted St | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.360.8816

MACKU SUSHI

2239 N. Clybourn Ave. | Chicago, IL 60614 | 773.880.8012

“Be Mine” Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu at Macku Sushi and Macku Signature

Friday, February 14

$75 per person

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Chef Macku Chan’s delicious “Be Mine” prix fixe menu, available at both Macku Sushi and Macku Signature. The seven course menu, which includes a sparkling wine aperitif and dessert, is offered during 3 seating times on Friday, February 14th. Seating times are: 5 p.m.-7 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.-12 a.m. Diners who make their reservations by February 1 will be rewarded with 15% off the prix fixe menu, those who make reservations by February 13 will receive 10% off the prix fixe menu.* Additionally, guests who dine-in at either location before February 7 will have the opportunity to enter a contest to win a complimentary Valentine’s Day dinner at Macku Signature only.

*Reservation discount not valid during the 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. seating

 

Be Mine Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu

Aperitif

Sparkling Wine

 

1st Course

Tomato Soup

Fresh cream, ikura, parsley oil

 

2nd Course

Ebi Su

Shrimp, squid, pickled radish, ohba, cucumber, ponzu sauce

 

3rd Course

Tuna Sashimi

White tuna, burdock root, pickled onions

 

4th Course

Tuna

Shiitake mushrooms, black pepper sauce

Salmon

Enoki mushrooms, truffle oil, chives

Yellowtail

sautéed banana peppers

 

5th Course

Special Spicy Tuna Makimono

Sweet potato tempura, spicy tuna

 

6th Course

Filet -OR- Salmon

Asian pear reduction

 

7th Course

Dessert

Mango pudding, fresh berries, tapioca

 

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m | Friday & Saturday: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Sunday: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m | Friday & Saturday: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Sunday: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

 

 

NANDO MILANO TRATTORIA

2114 W Division Street | Chicago, IL 60622 | 773.486.2636

DILLO CON UN BACIO AT NANDO MILANO TRATTORIA

Celebrate Amore On Valentine’s Day With A Kiss!

February 14

A Kiss

Nando Milano Trattoria invites Valentine’s Day guests to seal their meal with a kiss. On Friday, February 14, Nando Milano will offer a sweet end to the evening with a special promotion. Couples dining at Nando Milano can enjoy one of Chef Alessio Vullo’s decadent desserts for the price of a kiss! After savoring any number of the authentic house-made Italian dishes, share a kiss with your date Nando Milano Trattoria invites guests to “Dillo Con Un Bacio” or “Say It With A Kiss” on Valentine’s Day with a special promotion. On Friday, February 14, Nando Milano will offer a sweet end to the evening for couples dining at the Wicker Park establishment. After savoring a dinner of the authentic house-made Italian dishes, guests can enjoy one of Chef Alessio Vullo’s decadent desserts for the price of a kiss!

“We want to celebrate l’amore and what better way to do it than to dillo con un bacio?” – Dario Vullo

For more information or reservations call (773) 486-2636 or visit OpenTable:http://www.opentable.com/nando-milano-trattoria

 

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m | Friday & Saturday: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Sunday: 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

 

 

NOUVEAU TAVERN 

358 W Ontario | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.915.4100

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Nouveau Tavern

Friday, February 14

$125

On Valentine’s Day, Nouveau Tavern will feature a special RESERVATION ONLY pre-fixe menu for two. The menu is comprised of three courses and served with a bottle of Champagne. Space is limited. Please visit Opentable to make a reservation.

 

First Course

Oysters on the Half Shell | Lemon, Cocktail Sauce, Micro Celery

or

Creole Shrimp Cocktail | Marie Rose Sauce, Chive

 

Second Course

Ribeye | Potato, Corn, Sweet Bell Pepper, Red Onion Preserve

or

Crawfish Crab Cake | Herb Salad, Creole Mustard Sauce

 

Third Course

Amarula Cheesecake | Kumquat Marmalade

or

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

 

HOURS: Monday – Wednesday: 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Thursday – Friday: 5:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. | Saturday: 5:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m. | Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

 

 

TROQUET RAVENSWOOD

1834 West Montrose Ave. | Chicago, IL 60613 | 773.334.5664 | www.troquetchicago.com

 

Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe at Troquet Ravenswood

Friday, February 14 – Saturday, February 15

$30 per person, Wine or Beer Pairings available for an additional $15

This Valentine’s Day, Troquet Ravenswood invites Chicagoans to enjoy a romantic dinner with their 3-course prix fixe menu available on Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15.

 

Menu highlights include Carrot and Ginger Bisque with saffron and creme fraiche or homemade chicken liver mousse to start, followed by Duck Confit Maison with roasted thyme fingerling potatoes and petite salade or Braised Lamb Shank aux Epices with spiced couscous and dried fruits. As a sweet finish, there will be Mousse au Chocolate to share or Apple Financier.

 

In addition, Troquet Ravenswood will allow guests to pre-order flowers to their table when they book their reservations. The restaurant will provide packaging to bring the flowers home. Options include:.

  •       Le Petit Bouquet, $49 – A sophisticated collection of roses and seasonal garden flowers in the guest’s choice of red or shades of pink, presented in a cube vase.
  •       Les Roses Classiques, $99- A grand presentation of a dozen long-stemmed roses, wrapped and finished with a hand-tied ribbon bow. Available in guest’s choice of red, blush pink, magenta, yellow, lavender.

To arrange, call 773.334.5664.

 

HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 12 p.m. – 12 a.m. | Friday & Saturday: 12 p.m. – 2 a.m.

 

 

 

TROQUET RIVER NORTH

111 W Huron St | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.202.9900 | www.troquetrivernorth.com

Valentine’s Day at Troquet River North

Friday, February 14 – Saturday, February 15 5 – 11 p.m.

$40 per person, Wine Pairings Available for an additional $20

Perfect for date night, River North’s newest neighborhood French bar, Troquet offers a romantic evening this Valentine’s Day Weekend. Managing Chef Partner Martial Noguier and Chef de Cuisine Benoit Fliou will prepare a special three-course menu with choices including a Shrimp Bisque with saffron creme chantilly and crunchy pistachio, Avocado Salad with coriander leaves and basilica vinaigrette or Rosemary Scallops Brochette with truffle oil and vanilla seed to start, followed by Sea Bass with haricot vert and lemon and capers beurre blanc, Hand Cut Fettuccine with winter mushroom fricassee and Parmesan shaving or Duck Magret with celery root puree and a spicy red wine reduction. Desserts include a Thin French Caramelized Apple Tart to share with brown sugar and vanilla ice cream or Chocolate Lava Cake with bittersweet chocolate and Earl Grey custard sauce.

 

In addition, Troquet River North will allow guests to pre-order flowers to their table when they book their reservations. The restaurant will provide packaging to bring the flowers home. Options include:.

  •       Le Petit Bouquet, $49 – A sophisticated collection of roses and seasonal garden flowers in the guest’s choice of red or shades of pink, presented in a cube vase.
  •       Les Roses Classiques, $99- A grand presentation of a dozen long-stemmed roses, wrapped and finished with a hand-tied ribbon bow. Available in guest’s choice of red, blush pink, magenta, yellow, lavender.

To arrange, call 312.202.9900.

 

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 6 a.m. – 11 a.m. | Friday & Saturday: 6 a.m. – 12 a.m.

 

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