If you’re looking to spice things up with your mate, a vintage pinup-style photo shoot at Vavoom Pinups is sure to do the trick with Valentine’s Day packages.
The artichoke hearts, scallops, cauliflower and mushroom in artichoke oil at Atwood. | Michelle Banovic photo
Valentine's Day options include Entertainment Cruises and Mystic Blue’s Valentine’s Day Las Vegas-Themed Wedding Extravaganza.
Chicago Botanic Garden’s gala Orchid Show preview, Escape to Paradise, on Valentine’s Day offers the chance to be surrounded by more than 10,000 orchids. | Getty Images
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Blue Chip Casino’s Spa Blu offers 50-minute side-by-side couples massage for $80 on weekdays throughout February. | Terence Mahone photo
With “I Love Lucy” TV episodes starring Lucille Ball and husband Desi Arnaz as well as distant bongos playing in the background, Barbakoa will feature a feast of gourmet modern Latin cuisine for Valentine's Day. | AP file photo
Homewood’s 12th annual Chocolate Fest on Feb. 15 in the H-F Park District Auditorium offers live music, baking demonstrations and a ton of sweets. | Getty Images
A pre-packaged bouquet from the grocery store and the accompanying generic Valentine’s Day card may show effort, but it’s just not going to cut it this year. Instead, here are 12 alternatives — ranging from romantic to risque — that are sure to make the …