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Valentine's Day in the Heritage Corridor

It's Valentine's Week in the Heritage Corridor.  Are you looking for that night out?  You can take advantage of Joliet Area Restaurant Week, which takes place all week (except for Thursday).  We've got the solution(s) for your Thursday night right here in this article!

Gelsosomo's Valentines Day Special

Gelsosomo's Pizzeria - Lemont

Special Valentine's Day Menu (Available February 14, 15, and 16) featuring a heart-shaped pizza (large) with complimentary chocolate mouse available upon request.  From the bar, you can get specials including a glass of house wine ($5), bottle of house wine ($18), glass of Four Sisters Sangria ($5), a chocolate raspberry martini ($5) and a cranberry mimosa ($4).

Flapjack Brewery
For $50 (plus tax), get a package including a heart-shaped pizza, a bottle of Cava, chocolate lovers plate and a rose for your sweetie.

Alter Brewing Company
Enjoy an amazing 5-course meal meal prepared by Chef Sanchez, paired with 5 delicious Alter beers. During the second two courses, you will be able to observe the chef as he prepares the fourth course:  paella valenciana.  Single tickets are $70 (plus tax).  See the entire menu and purchase your tickets at their Facebook event page.

Honest Abe’s Tap and Grill (featuring MyGrain Brewing)
Honest Abe’s is working on a 5-course Mardi-Gras themed menu, which they are pairing up with 5 brews from MyGrain Brewing.  $40 per ticket, limited reservations available.  Find out more at their Facebook event page.

MyGrain Brewing
The Joliet brewery is also releasing their Spring Menu on Valentine’s Day.  Their newest Executive Chef is bringing some great items to the menu, including Ricotta Gnocchi, Seafood Fettuccini, Burrata and Beat salad, Herb Buttered Hanger Steak with Truffle Potatos and more.