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Carry-On-Oke, No Scrubs & A Little Sweet Romance

What Valentine's Day looks like to us. Cheers!


FEBRUARY 2020 — At the Chicago Athletic Association, we have a little something for everyone celebrating (and not celebrating) Valentine’s Day this year.

Carry On-Oke” in Topgolf Swing Suite
New to our Valentine’s Day lineup, “Carry On-Oke” takes over the Topgolf Swing Suite. Belt it out in our swing-suite-turned-karaoke-lounge, poised and ready for the greatest “Carry On” songs of all time, hosted by People’s Choice Karaoke Champion™ Elise Barrington. Need to warm up first? Flip the script with Chicago Movieoke in the bay across the hall, where we’ll queue up your favorite gripping movie scenes to read aloud. Free RSVP required; drinks and food available for purchase.

“No Scrubs” Dance Party in Game Room
Game Room is throwing it back for Valentine’s Day with a No Scrubs dance party for you and your crew. Our very own Meredith Taylor will be on the decks playing ’90s and early 2000’s hits, just like all of the high school dances. We’ll have photo booth to pose with your buds or your boo, plus bubbly drink specials and hard seltzer and beers by the bucket. Join us in Game Room Friday, February 14 from 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. No reservation required; only rule— #noscrubs.

Dinner Date in Cherry Circle Room
Treat your special someone to Valentine’s Day in Cherry Circle Room’s James Beard award-winning space. Executive Chef Johnny Anderes has a menu of specials (in addition to the full dinner menu) to help you find that lovin’ feeling. Look out for king crab legs with fresno butter; 30 day dry-aged pork chop, apple, swisschard, and parsnip; and the coup de grâce: A single-noodle mushroom bolognese with smoked cream, so you can Lady and the Tramp your heart out. All that and a special champagne available by the glass — Agnès & René Mosse “Moussamoussettes” Pétillant Naturel en Magnum. Reservations available Friday, February 14 & Saturday, February 15. Book via Resy 

A Cocktail Experience for Two in Milk Room
Milk Room is offering a special Valentine’s Day experience for two this year. Couples will be greeted with a welcome champagne cocktail followed by a choice of two cocktails from a special menu featuring our rare Milk Room selections. The experience features a menu of bites from Executive Chef Johnny Anderes, including kushi oyster with white sturgeon caviar, marinated diver scalled with fresno pepper and black lime, and more. And it doesn’t end there –get ready to take home spiced hot chocolate with El Tesoro Cherry Circle Room Single Barrel to enjoy later. Reservations are $200 per person, available Friday, February 14 & Saturday, February 15. Book via Resy.

Group-Date-Worthy Sweets in Cindy’s
Cue the group date gang: Cindy’s offers its cozy wintertime dinner menu with Executive Pastry Chef Bobby Steckline’s Chocolate Berry Petit Gateaux special for the sweet tooth enthusiast in every group. Enjoy a sweet treat at the table, and one to take home in the house-made macaroons — on us. Imbibe in shareable apothecaries, Pink Ladies (Beefeater Gin, Lairds Applejack, Rhinehall Pineapple Brandy, Spiced Clementine Grenadine, lemon, egg white $14), all sparkling bottles available for 25% off, Drappier Carte d’Or (2 glasses for $30),and twinkly city-top views this Valentine’s Day. Reservations can be made via Resy.

Love A Little Longer This February with our Old Fashioned Romance package
Valentine’s Day may be revered as the only for grand romantic gestures, but we think every evening is cause for a good, old-fashioned getaway. Book our Old Fashioned Romance for stays between Sunday, February 15 – Saturday, February 29 and receive customized in-room sweets, in addition to two old fashioned cocktails in any restaurant under our roof, breakfast for two in Cherry Circle Room, and more. Love knows no bounds — or date restrictions.

 

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