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Need A Quarantine Cocktail? Some Of Chicago’s Best Bars Are Selling Make-At-Home Kits For Pickup, Delivery

Big Star margs on your couch? Club Lucky martinis with your house-made pasta? You can make it happen.

Famed cocktail bar The Violet Hour is selling cocktail kits.
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WEST TOWN — Is your home bar running low on supplies?

You can support your neighborhood bars and restaurants by ordering booze for pickup and delivery.

Cocktail kits

The Violet Hour: This award-winning Wicker Park cocktail lounge is selling $100 “TVH Stirred Kits,” which include enough fixings and supplies to create several Old Fashioneds or the bar’s own “Juliet & Romeo” gin cocktails. The kits are available for pre-order online. Pick up noon-4 p.m. at Big Star, 1531 N. Damen Ave.  

Club Lucky: The Bucktown Italian restaurant and cocktail lounge is packaging fixings for “Quarantinis.” For $30 — and with the purchase of a food item — you can order a liter bottle of Club Lucky’s signature vodka and a carton of homemade blue cheese stuffed olives or pickled Gibson onions. $10 goes directly to Club Lucky staff. Order online or pick up in person at Club Lucky, 1824 W. Wabansia Ave.

Bar Biscay: Located at 1450 W. Chicago Ave., this West Town seafood restaurant will deliver a $55 Manhattan cocktail kit, a $70 Negroni kit or a $25 mimosa kit. Order online.

Big Star: Aside from providing hundreds of meals to laid-off restaurant and bar workers, Big Star, 1531 N. Damen Ave., is still selling its famous margaritas and Old Fashioneds to-go. For $50, you’ll get one bottle of tequila, orange liqueur and 1 quart of house margarita mix. It makes 14 servings — so it can last you through quarantine. It’s also selling bottles of house Buffalo Trace bourbon, beer and, of course, tacos.

Kanela Breakfast Club The Chicago brunch chain is selling a $20 mimosa kit, which includes two bottles of champagne and your choice of juice. There’s also a $15 Bloody Mary kit, which Kanela’s house mary mix, lemons, limes, Zing Zang rim spice, skewers and celery stalks. Add a bottle of vodka for an additional $25. Available for pickup or delivery at each of Kanela’s six locations

Lawry’s the Prime Rib This River North restaurant is selling $40 “Meat Me At Home” martini kits, which include a liter of Chopin Potato Vodka, two martini glasses, a martini shaker, four olive pics and a mason jar of horseradish and prime rib-stuffed olives. Lawry’s is also selling beer and wine for 50 percent off. Place an order for curbside pickup by calling 312-787-5000 Tuesday-Sunday or order online

Parson’s Chicken And Fish From 3-8 p.m., the restaurant — located in both Logan Square and Lincoln Park — will deliver a bottle of its famous Negroni slushy. You can also order beer for delivery. Order online via Caviar

Old Pueblo Cantina The Lincoln Park restaurant at 1200 W. Webster Ave. is offering at-home margarita kits through Caviar or curbside pick-up. For $10 you get a regular or spicy margarita kit. Add a bottle of Corazon for $20. 

Gemini The Lincoln Park restaurant at 2075 N. Lincoln Ave. is offering cocktail kits for curbside pick-up. Options include a $75 Cadillac Margarita Kit, a $75 Gentleman’s Martini kit and a $40 “My Vacation Was Cancelled” Kit. 

Just the staples

Bar Biscay: In addition to cocktail kits, Bar Biscay can deliver beers, wines and liquors. Order online.

Roots Handmade Pizza: The West Town pizzeria, 1924 W. Chicago Ave., is offering Happy Home Hour deals on all beer and wine deliveries. All booze is 50 percent off 3-6 p.m. Order directly from Roots’ website and enter the code “happyhomehour” at checkout. 

Still can’t find what you’re looking for?

Foxtrot Wicker Park, 1722 W. Division St., will deliver beer, wine and cider, as well as hard liquor. Order online.

Garfield’s Beverage Express is offering delivery and curbside pickup at its Wicker Park locations. Download the Garfield’s app

Lost Lake: Logan Square’s famed tiki bar is closed due to COVID-19, but those who donate to its laid-off staffers will get an email newsletter with easy-to-follow food and cocktail recipes. This week, subscribers got an Avocado Daiquiri recipe along with three highball options for limited liquor cabinets. More on this here.

Know of additional options not listed here? Let us know and we’ll update the list. Email

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