He's popped the question, you've told mom and day, you've taken that #engagementringselfie, and now you're about to be planning the wedding day of your dreams! But before the details of the big day start to drive you mad, celebrate the fact the you're about to marry the love of your life with an engagement bash! Take your family and friends down to these trendy Chi-Town venues and toast to that stunning sparkler on your finger!
The Public Hotel (above)
This elegant boutique hotel offers a variety of luxe spaces. No matter which unique area you choose, party guests will be wowed by the chic, upscale décor and menu by celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Read real brides' reviews here!
Photo: Courtesy of Bar Siena
This industrial chic restaurant serves fantastic cocktails and outstanding Italian food. A huge illuminated sculpture, inspired by the olive tree logo from sister restaurant, Siena Tavern, extends up through the restaurants two floors — offering a touch of glam to this hip new restaurant.
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Champagne is the focus of the bar and restaurant menu, making it a fun spot to toast your recent engagement! Antique mirrors, Moroccan lamps and an abundance of candlelight give the space an intimate, romantic feel. Read real brides' reviews here!
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If you and your fiancé are cocktail connoisseurs, this is the venue for you! Winner of the James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Bar program in the U.S., your guests will enjoy an upscale menu featuring custom designed combinations of small bites and cocktails.
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Located on the roof of the Lincoln Hotel, this venue features amazing cocktails and small plates to be enjoyed while you and your guests take in one of the most beautiful views in the city. The outdoor atrium has a fully retractable glass roof so you can enjoy the perks of a modern rooftop event without having to stress about inclement weather. Read real brides' reviews here!
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This Michelin-recommended restaurant serves pan-Asian cuisine in a vibrant and modern setting. Menu packages are completely customizable and include options for fun signature culinary stations such as a sushi-rolling station, noodle station, seafood tower and more.