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Where to have a romantic meal on Valentine’s Day

For couples struck by Cupid’s arrow, here’s our Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14 unless otherwise noted) hot spots (prices per person):

Found Kitchen, 1631 Chicago Ave., Evanston. Famous lovers through history inspire a romantic menu; $65. foundkitchen.com.

Barbakoa, 1341 Butterfield, Downers Grove. Can you say “Babalu”? “I Love Lucy” with live bongo music is the theme; $39. barbakoa.com

Tesori, 65 E. Adams. “Buon San Valentino 2014” dinner sounds romantic; $45. tesorichicago.com

Geja’s, 340 W. Armitage. Romantic ambience, flamenco dancing and live classical guitar make for an unforgettable experience Feb. 14-15; $70-$90. gejascafe.com

DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th. Cupid approved: A.W.E.’s The Art of Sensuality, live exploration of the five senses and wine tastings, 7 p.m.; $15. eventbrite.com

Blackfinn Ameripub, 65 W. Kinzie. Cozy up to four courses of signature “craveable” dishes; $50, includes Champagne. blackfinnameripub.com

Nia Restaurant, 803 W. Randolph. An affair to remember: romantic movies and eight-course tasting menu featuring aphrodisiac ingredients Feb. 14-16; $33. niarestaurant.com

Tortoise Club, 350 N. State. Mood setters: “Red Room,” a la carte menu of house specials and Teddy’s Valentine martini. tortoiseclub.com

The Drawing Room, 937 N. Rush. Alluring: dinner by candlelight awaits Feb. 14-15; $49. thedrchicago.com

Coco Pazzo, 300 W. Hubbard. Four-course Amorous Valentine’s Tasting Menu is $65. cocopazzochicago.com

Tre Soldi, 212 E. Ohio. Four-course Romance of Rome Tasting Menu is $34 through Feb. 16. tresoldichicago.com

Fish Bar Chicago, 2956 N. Sheffield. “Maximize your love” with Chef Michael Kornick’s lobster menu; $44. fishbarchicago.com



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