To celebrate the season, we are giving away a dozen mystery gifts to the lucky winner of our 12 Days of Eat Más contest. Enter now to win, then follow us on Facebook and Instagram as we reveal one new prize each day beginning on December 1st! The prizes, inspired by the 12 days of Christmas, are designed to celebrate the savory and sweet sides of this special time of year.


Ends Dec. 14 at noon

1. A Partridge in a Pear Tree: Celebrate the season with 750 ml Infuse Spirits Pear Spice Vodka,7 50 ml Kammer Pear In Bottle Brandy (both from Binny’s in Elmwood Park), shot glasses, fresh pears, and a whimsical partridge in a pear tree tea towel.

2. Two Turtle Doves: Savory sweet treat! Enjoy a dozen of River Forest Chocolates signature River Forest Tortoises. Each River Forest Tortoise is created with couverture milk or dark chocolate, creamy caramel and freshly roasted salted nuts. Each tortoise is made by hand and finished with a signature “R”.

3. Three French Hens: Bring some flavors of France to your holiday season with a $25 gift certificate to Léa French Street Food. This Oak Park eatery has worked to adapt traditional French recipes using local ingredients sourced right here in the Midwest!  

4. Four Calling Birds: Enjoy a quartet of jams from Rare Bird Preserves. Located in the Oak Park Arts District, these artisan quality preserves and curds come in unique flavors like blueberry-gin and Peach-Lavender. 

5. Five Golden Rings: Whether gold or any other color, doughnuts are always the perfect holiday accessory. Snag a five edible rings of your choice with a $20 gift certificate to Firecakes Donuts.

6. Six Geese A-Laying: Venture over to Forest Park and grab a table at MP Kitchen for $20 worth of eggs (or whatever you might be craving).They’ve got omelettes, frittatas, skillets, benny’s, sandwiches, and breakfast nachos!

7. Seven Swans A-Swimming: You’ll be swimming in happiness with these seven sips of local libations. A trio of tastes from Quincy Street Distillery meet up with a quartet of beers from Kinslahger.

8. Eight Maids-A-Milking: For over 40 years, the folks at Di Nico’s Pizza have been serving up high quality Sicilian style pizza. We’re pretty sure they’ve needed more than 8 maids-a-milking to source all the cheese for their pizzas over the years! Venture on over to Berwyn with a $20 gift card to Di Nico’s and grab a few cheesy slices!

9. Nine Ladies Dancing: Sipping a trio of teas (think Dowager Countess and Queen Victoria) from Todd & Holland Tea Merchants out of an ultra feminine tea cup will surely help you unwind after a night of dancing!

10. Ten Lords-A-Leaping: You’ll be jumping for joy when you experience a caffeine high at the Buzz Café, on us. Use these $15 in Buzz Bucks to load up on some leap-inducing coffee on the go, or brew up some Buzz Blend coffee at home! 

11. Eleven Pipers Piping: When you say pipes, we think smoke and that leads to delicious thoughts of BBQ! Q BBQ is just the place to cure a BBQ craving, and this $30 gift card is sure to help keep your belly full!

12. Twelve Drummers Drumming: Thanks to Scratch Kitchen, you’ll be snacking on a dozen drumsticks! After all, they’re known for serving “nice legs” over chicken wings and you can use this $20 gift certificate to Scratch Kitchen to snag some saucy drumsticks!

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