If the shelves of heart-shaped boxes, giant stuffed animals and sappy cards didn't already tip you off, Valentine's Day is almost here. While you may not be able to book a table at one of the best restaurants in Chicago, that shouldn't stop you from treating your special someone to delivery and takeout. If you're single, you can always use the mooshy holiday as an excuse to practice self-care—and nobody will judge you if you order a heart-shaped pizza for one. No matter what your relationship status is, Valentine's Day presents a great opportunity to reach out to people you care about, even if your feelings for them aren't romantic. Here are our recommendations for surviving another Valentine's Day in Chicago.
How to spend Valentine's Day in Chicago
Where to shop
Set the mood
It doesn't matter if you have a significant other or not—making plans on Valentine's Day sucks. If you're single, you need to find something to distract you from all the happy couples that you're suddenly intensely aware of. If you're in a relationship,...