Your Lettuce Entertain You Gift Guide is Here!
The perfect gift for food lovers
We’ll admit it, shopping for the perfect gift is hard. We’re here to make selecting a gift a no-brainer. From specialty sauces and salts to wine clubs and cocktail kits, we have something for all of your gifting needs.
For the Aspiring Chef…
Salad Dressings, Marinades and Coffee from Wildfire
Wildfire, shipped to your door by Tastes of Chicago
Feeling nostalgic for midwestern mainstays? Tastes of Chicago is making it easier than ever to get your hands on Wildfire favorites – order it a la carte or packaged a la carte with Lou Malnati’s iconic deep-dish pies!
Filets: 8-oz filets with both horseradish and blue cheese crusts || $90.99 – $224.99 (includes shipping) || Purchase Wildfire’s Filets
Seasonal Pie of the Month: Highlighting the freshest and most flavorful fruits of the season, delicious hand-made pies are available year-round and can be bundled with Lou Malnati pizzas – an epic gift for your favorite foodie || Prices vary || Purchase Wildfire’s Seasonal Pies
Steak Salts from RPM
Composed of classic steakhouse spices – including sel gris, rosemary, thyme, garlic, onion powder, oregano, coriander and long pepper – RPM’s Steak Salt is the ideal gift for anyone who loves to cook. Season raw steaks with this salt before cooking, which will ensure optimal flavor, or use it to finish any type of meat (or fish, or chicken, or vegetables!) and you’ll look like a pro every time. RPM’s Steak Salt comes wrapped in a sleek black box and tied with a black and white RPM ribbon, which makes an elegant gift.
$8 + shipping || Purchase RPM Steak Salt by calling the restaurant directly at 312-284-4990.
Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! Paella Kit & Cookbook
The Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! kit includes an authentic paella pan, Bomba Valencia rice, La Mancha saffron, Spanish extra virgin olive oil, smoked sweet pimentón and a cookbook with tips and recipes from CBBR chefs.
For the at-home Barista: Beatrix Coffee Roasters
Give the gift of coffee with Beatrix Coffee Roasters, a coffee line from the team behind the coffee bar at Beatrix. Beatrix Coffee Roasters features Medium, Dark, Espresso and Decaf Roasts, bringing great tasting, quality coffee to your neighborhood, one mug at a time. Beatrix Coffee Roasters offers nationwide shipping and is also sold at each Beatrix location (River North, Streeterville, Fulton Market and Oak Brook). Purchase coffee from Beatrix Coffee Roasters
Eiffel Tower Restaurant Cookbook
Acclaimed Chef J. Joho takes readers into his kitchen, where he shares 50 of his signature dishes from Eiffel Tower Restaurant in Las Vegas. Explore recipes like The Everest Spoons, a delicate amuse bouche, to elegant desserts like Alsace Apple Strudel and an assortment of signature soufflés. With over 75 photos capturing the food and ambiance of Las Vegas’s most romantic restaurant, The Eiffel Tower Cookbook brings a touch of Parisian magic back to the home kitchen and is $40, plus tax. Buy the Eiffel Tower Restaurant Cookbook here.
Four Letter Hot Sauce from Quality Crab & Oyster Bah
Four Letter Hot Sauce
Some like it hot. Quality Crab & Oyster Bah‘s Chef Donny Farrell’s housemade hot sauce is a fun way to spice up your gift giving. Mix and match between six hot sauce flavors to create a personalized gift. Choose between Habanero, Smoked Fresno, Fresno, Banana, and Manzano.
All hot sauces are $6 per bottle || Purchase at Quality Crab & Oyster Bah by calling 773-248-3000
For the Wine Connoisseur…
Giuliana Prosecco, from RPM partner Giuliana Rancic, is produced in the heart of Italy’s Veneto region and boasts well-balanced structure and a dry nature. Its brut style – combined with notes of soft peach and white petal – instantly brightens and elevates any libation, making it an affordable favorite among even the most discerning palates.
$18.99 || Purchase Giuliana Prosecco here.
For the At-Home Mixologist…
Three Dots and a Dash Merch
Three Dots and a Dash custom merchandise is here. Check out these limited-edition items on the online mug shop, then have ‘em shipped (nationwide) right to your front door. Or come on by the merch store, located inside Three Dots and a Dash, and shop from selected mugs, shirts, cocktail kits, and more during the bar’s hours of operation.
Three Dots and a Dash’s signature small-production, custom glassware make perfect gifts! Choose from the Fijian Mermaid, the Sea Urchin ceramic mug and more.
Prices vary || Purchase Three Dots mugs online or head into Chicago’s premier tiki bar to purchase other styles of limited-release mugs, sold in-store only.
Featuring custom-designed apparel, Three Dots and a Dash’s shirts are produced using high-quality fabrics with hand-drawn prints.
A Cocktail Kit from Gin and Juice
The virtual bar is the first of its kind from award-winning Beverage Director Kevin Beary and the team behind Three Dots and a Dash. Gin and Juice offers group cocktail kits comprised of single barrel spirits, housemade cordials and syrups, cold pressed juices and bar tools, which makes for the perfect gift – no matter their taste! Order Gin and Juice online.
Bub City Whiskey
Bub City has the perfect gift for the whiskey lover in your life. Select bottles from their private whiskey collections in River North and Rosemont are available for purchase. The collections include whiskeys from well-known and independent distilleries. The star of the show is their Single Barrel Collection which features bottles hand-selected by their team from distilleries like High West, George Remus, Maker’s Mark and more. To check on available inventory and pricing, call the restaurant directly at 312- 610-4220 for River North and 847-261-0399 for Rosemont. Orders are for pick-up only.
Osteria Via Stato’s Limoncello Making Kit
Osteria Via Stato offers a limoncello making kit featuring tips, tricks and all you need to create this traditional Italian digestivo. The kit includes a peeler, infusion jar, funnel, strainer, two glass bottles for storing or gifting, label and step-by-step recipe, accompanied by a pre-recorded virtual class. The cost is $69 per kit, plus tax. Delivery and shipping nationally is available with an additional fee. Add a bottle of Basic Vodka and lemons for an additional $49 per kit (not available to be shipped). Order an Osteria Via Stato Limoncello Making Kit.
Bring the Sushi-san rare Japanese whisky collection home with the Whisky Bento Box which includes some of Asia’s most prestigious distilleries like Nikka, Suntory, Kavalan and more. The box includes four 2 oz. tastings, Kavalan rocks glass, silicone ice mold, and tasting notes. The Whisky Bento Box is $50, plus tax and are available for pick-up at Sushi-San (63 W. Grand Ave.) and can be ordered by calling Sushi-san at 312-828-0575 or order your Whisky Bento Box via Tock.
To feed that Sweet Tooth…
Summer House is known for their signature oversized cookies and unique flavors. With rotating options including Malted Chocolate Chip, Apple Oatmeal, Rice Krispy Chocolate Chip, Gingersnap and more, giving a sweet treat to a loved one has never been easier. Stop by our Chicago (1954 N. Halsted) or North Bethesda (Pike & Rose at 11825 Grand Park Ave) market to pick up a few of his or her faves.
Joe’s Whole Pies
From Key Lime to Banana Cream, Peanut Butter to Havana Dream, no meal at Joe’s is complete without a slice of our famous pie. Enjoying Joe’s pie doesn’t have to be reserved for dining at the restaurant though, as all of our whole pies are available for carryout. Varieties include: Key Lime, Peanut Butter, Havana Dream, Banana Cream, Boston Cream, Old Fashioned Apple, Coconut Cream, and Chocolate Fudge, as well as our seasonal pie of the month. Prices are $44.95, plus tax. Please allow 24-hour advanced notice.
Purchase a pie from Joe’s Chicago by calling 312-379-5637
Purchase a pie from Joe’s DC by calling 202-489-0140
Purchase a pie from Joe’s Las Vegas by calling 702-792-9222
Beatrix Whole Pies
It’s likely that you’ve wanted to take the whole pastry counter home with you at Beatrix, and it’s also likely that you’ve said “OH MY!” after taking a bite out of the sweet and perfectly decadent Oh My! Caramel Pie, or the gluten free Tall, Dark and Handsome Chocolate Cake. Perfect for the holidays or just to show a special co-worker, friend or family member how much you care, order up a whole pie or cake to enjoy. Seasonal options also available. Prices vary by pie or cake, ranging from $50 – $55, plus tax. Available at all Beatrix locations. Please allow 24-hour advanced notice. Order a whole pie or cake from Beatrix. Beatrix’s iconic Oh My! Caramel Pie and Tall, Dark and Handsome Chocolate Cake are now available to be shipped nationwide. Place your order via Tastes of Chicago for Beatrix for nationwide shipping.
Beatrix Honey Butter Cinnamon Rolls & Coffee Kit
In addition to Beatrix pies, you can also order Beatrix Honey Butter Cinnamon Rolls & Coffee Kit! It includes 12 Beatrix ready-to-bake Honey Butter Cinnamon Rolls, Cream cheese icing and a 8 oz. bag of Beatrix Coffee Roasters Enlightened Blend (Medium Roast) whole bean coffee. $99.99, plus tax. Order Beatrix Honey Butter Cinnamon Rolls & Coffee Kit.
Hub 51’s Martha’s Special Occasion Carrot Cake
It’s one of Rich Melman’s favorite things so you know it’s got to be good! Order up a Whole Martha Melman’s Special Occasion Carrot Cake with cream cheese frosting. The cake is available in 6″ for $40, plus tax or 9″ for $70, plus tax and is available for pick-up only; 48-hours advance noticed is required. Orders must be placed by calling Hub 51 at 312- 828-0051 or order Hub 51’s Carrot Cake online.
Wildfire Whole Pies
From our oven to your table, order a whole homemade seasonal pie to enjoy at home or a whole Door County Cherry Pie (available in IL only) from Wildfire. The perfect sweet treat to end any meal. Place your pie order by calling the Wildfire location nearest you.
For when you procrastinated…
Lettuce Entertain You Gift Cards
Pro-tip: Lettuce Entertain You eGift Cards can be purchased last-minute and they will hit the inboxes of your loved ones almost immediately. Whether buying for a sushi-lover or steak fanatic, we’ve got you covered. Purchase Lettuce Entertain You Gift Cards today.