Chicago Valentine’s Weekend

Heart Shaped Pizza
February 12, 2016 @ 9:00 am America/Los Angeles Timezone
Bacinos & Bella Bacinos - Chicago
75 E Upper Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601

Pizza lovers, what better way to say “I love you” than with a delicious, heart-shaped pizza to celebrate Chicago Valentine’s Weekend? This special pie is available at Bacino’s in Lincoln Park and both Bella Bacinos locations, 75 E. Wacker Dr. in Chicago and 36 South La Grange Road in Downtown LaGrange.

Paired with Bacinos’ extraordinary, award-winning wine list, it will set the stage for an unforgettable, romantic meal.

Live out of town? Bacino’s renowned stuffed pizzas are available for shipping. Orders must be received no later than February 10 for arrival on February 12. Call 312-263-2350 to order. Prices are: Small: (2-3 servings) Medium (serves 3-4) plus $3.50 for local delivery; shipping costs vary.

If you’re looking for a more gourmet experience, both Bella Bacinos locations are featuring a special Valentine’s menu all weekend—Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, February 12, 13, and 14, including Sunday brunch. The La Grange location is featuring live music by guitarist Anselmo Marquez, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Friday, February 12.

End the evening on a sweet note with one of Bacinos’ house-made desserts. Indulge in the Tiramisu, an Italian classic, or the Flourless Chocolate Cake, featuring imported Valrhona dark chocolate, and pair it with a delicious sparkling dessert wine.
Valentine’s weekend reservations and hours are:

Bella Bacinos Chicago (75 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL; 312-263-2350)
Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Weekend Brunch: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bella Bacinos La Grange (36 S. La Grange Rd., La Grange, IL; 708-352-8882)
Friday: 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday: noon to 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: noon to 8 p.m.

Bacinos Lincoln (2204 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL; 773-472-7400)
Friday and Saturday lunch, heart-shaped pizza and regular lunch menu: 11 a.m. to 4:30
Friday and Saturday dinner: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday Brunch: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday Mid-Day Lunch: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday Dinner: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Valentine’s Weekend Menu 2016
a la carte specials
Chicago: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday & Saturday; 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday
La Grange: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday & Saturday; 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday
Complimentary glass of bubbly to toast the evening!
First Course
CAPRESE – Oven dried Tomatoes, basil, extra virgin
olive oil, imported buffalo mozzarella from Campania $8
SALADA D’INVERNO – Arugula, red wine poached pears, candied
pecans, capriole farm goat cheese $10
KALE Salad $8
Second Course
Duo of Ravioli
Choose two for $21
QUATTRO FORMAGGI – Four cheese ravioli, pine nuts, butter, Marsala glaze,
parmesan curls
RAVIOLI CON ASTICE E GRANCHIO – Lobster, Crab meat and leek stuffed Ravioli
sautéed with light tomato cream
RAVIOLI FUNGHI E PINOLI – Medley of wild mushrooms, toasted pine nuts,
light cream sauce
Third Course
PAPPARDELLE – House made wide flat pasta, spiced wild boar ragu $23.95
BRAISED BEEF SHORT RIBS – Braised beef short ribs, soft polenta, greens $28
OSSOBUCCO – A gourmand’s delight, hearty and robust braised veal shank with saffron risotto sautéed spinach and roasted beets $23.95
NIMAN RANCH RIBEYE –Grilled 12 oz. Niman Ranch Ribeye topped with fresh black truffle butter, served with mashed potatoes, cream braised fennel
and sautéed spinach $33.95
Fourth Course
Chocolate Tiramisu $6.95
Heart shaped Chocolate cake garnished with white chocolate gelato and berries $7.95
Valentine’s Day Brunch
Sunday, February 14
Chicago: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday
La Grange: Noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday
In addition to selections from Bella Bacino’s regular breakfast and lunch menus, the restaurant will offer a special Valentine’s day brunch for couples and families. Adults will be treated to a complimentary glass of bubbly with the purchase of brunch.
Specials include: Make Your Own Omelets ($12),
Very Berry Strawberry Waffle and Chantilli Cream ($8.50), Crème Brulee French Toast ($8.50), Ricotta Stuffed French Toast ($12), and Heart-Shaped Frittata ($13).

About Bella Bacinos Chicago and LaGrange
Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast award winning Bella Bacinos is located in the heart of Downtown Chicago and La Grange, IL. Bella Bacinos prides itself in offering authentic Napoletana Wood Fired Pizza, delicious homemade contemporary Italian fare, and desserts.

With one of the best wine menus offered in the country, the list includes more than 600 wines from around the world, with more than 20 wines by the glass. Bella Bacinos offers a number of wine programs including frequent wine dinners and a “Wine Lovers Wine Club.” The restaurant also features a Wine & Dine Bar.

Enjoy lunch or dinner with family, business associates and friends as the restaurant is conversation friendly. Bella Bacinos offers indoor, carryout and delivery, including food and wine. The outdoor dining area overlooking downtown LaGrange is a hot spot in the summer.

The restaurant has two locations; one at 75 E. Wacker Dr. in Chicago, overlooking the Chicago River, and one at 36 S. La Grange Rd. in Downtown La Grange, IL The La Grange location is open for dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bella Bacinos in La Grange is closed Monday for private events. For information and reservations, please call (708) 352-8882 or visit To receive notices about events, follow our news.

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