Snow snow, go away. Or stay, because some of Chicagoland’s hottest hotels and restaurants are offering up a selection of ways for Chicagoans to make the best of this upcoming winter advisory and frigid temperatures with special promotions beginning TODAY, Friday, January 17 through Monday, January 20, 2020.

Hotel EMC2/the Albert

To help the homeless during this snowy and frigid weekend, the art and science inspired restaurant located within Hotel EMC2 in Streeterville, the Albert, has partnered with Bulleit Frontier Whiskey to offer the “Golden Tears” cocktail, donating $1 from each beverage to the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. The special drink will be available for $9 and features Bulleit Bourbon, Saffron, lemon, ginger and pear. For more information or to make a reservation at the Albert, please visit

ROOH Chicago

One of the top Indian restaurants in Chicago, ROOH Chicago, 736 W. Randolph, will be offering guests 25% off on select bottles of wine beginning today through January 23. Guests are invited to experience a selection of world-class dishes courtesy of Executive Chef Sujan Sarkar, indulge in a great bottle of wine and forget the frigid temps ahead. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit

Hilton Chicago Northbrook

Hilton Chicago Northbrook, located at 2855 Milwaukee Ave., is providing guests with a $79.00 per night room rate to aid in escaping the frigid weather (Please use code SNOW or Snowed In Rate to redeem). Additionally, the property’s on-site restaurant, Allgauer’s on the Riverfront will be offering one complimentary hot chocolate per guest and 20% off for dinner.

Ocean Prime Chicago

Ocean Prime Chicago, located at 87 E. Wacker, offers a special happy hour Monday through Friday from 4-6p.m. including both drinks and specialty dishes. Patrons may receive half off select wines by the glass, all beers, and signature cocktails featuring the Prime Manhattan, Cucumber Gimlet, Black Orchid and Pineapple Picante. In addition to quenching guests’ thirst, Ocean Prime Chicago’s happy hour includes half off any appetizer, sushi or oysters. Irish Coffee

InterContinental Chicago Hotel

To prepare for the snowy weather, InterContinental Chicago Hotel will be offering guests a “Good Neighbor” rate consisting of up to 20% off the property’s best flexible rate, plus a welcome amenity featuring some local goodies. Only eligible for those throughout Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.

The Rose Hotel

In conjunction with the frigid temperatures upon us, The Rose Hotel will be offering guests a special signature hot cocktail special, available at the lobby bar, and 20% off guests’ bills at the property’s on-site restaurant if temps hit below negative 20. For more information, please visit


Offshore, 1000 E. Grand St., the World’s Largest Rooftop Bar, is gearing up for a snowy three-day weekend beginning today, January 17. From 4 p.m. until close, Offshore is inviting guests to “Get Blitzed” with the first potential blizzard of 2020. Patrons are invited to avoid a snowy Rush Hour and enjoy $5 Jameson shots, $5 Frozen Irish Coffee, $5 assorted bottles and cans of beer, $5 Beachfire Margarita, $5 Wild Thing cocktails.

Guests are then invited to celebrate a No-Monday Sunday-Funday on Sunday, January 19 which includes all day bottomless mimosas, an all day brunch menu, and access to their Boozy Cocoa Bar that includes cocoa, coffee, or tea and the option to add your choice of spirit (or keep it plain!) with an assortment of sweet treats.

Additionally, Offshore will be open for brunch service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 20 beginning at 11 a.m. Guests of all ages are encouraged to keep warm by choosing from a new kid’s menu, full brunch menu, as well as bottomless mimosas for $35 per person and access to the Boozy Cocoa Bar for those parents looking for a way to celebrate on their day off. Children 12 and under eat free with a full-paying adult.

For more information, please visit or call (312) 535-6660. 

Geja’s Café

Geja’s Café, the renowned “Restaurant of Romance” located at 340 W. Armitage, is inviting guests to stay warm and cozy this weekend by offering a special BOGO deal on their Cheese & Chocolate Fondue combo, available today, Friday, January 17 through Monday, January 20. The Cheese & Chocolate Fondue is complete with Swiss Gruyere Cheese and Belgian Chocolate Fondues, and served with a house salad with Geja’s Dijon vinaigrette. Patrons must mention “We are here to get out of the storm and want the BOGO Cheese and Chocolate Fondue” in order to receive the deal.  

For more information, please visit or call (773) 281-9101. 

Kinton Ramen

Chicago winters can be quite chilly and Kinton Ramen West Loop, 163 N. Sangamon St., and Kinton Ramen Wicker Park, 1426 N. Milwaukee Ave., are offering a #ColdDayHotDeal to ensure all Chicagoans and locals alike stay toasty this winter season. Through March 31, Kinton Ramen guests will enjoy 20% off their meal if it feels like or is 0°F or colder (including the Chicago wind chill!) for dine in only. Guests can redeem this offer by showing the temperature on their weather app. Whether individuals are looking to indulge in Pork Miso Ramen or Chicken Spicy Ramen, regardless of preference, everyone will warm up. For more information, please visit


Temps are dropping and so are ticket prices for MIDDLETOWN, a new play coming The Apollo Theater (2540 North Lincoln) from February 27 through March 22, 2020! Starring SANDY DUNCAN, known for her portrayal of Peter in PETER PAN; DONNY MOST, known for his role as “Ralph Malph” in the hit TV show HAPPY DAYS; ADRIAN ZMED, best known for his starring roles in the BACHELOR PARTY and TV’s T.J. HOOKER; and Chicago actress and multi Jeff Award winner KATE BUDDEKE, MIDDLETOWN is offering tickets for just $30 when purchased through Friday, January 31 at 10:00 a.m. Guests may redeem the offer online or by calling the box office using code MID30. The offer is only valid for the first week of performances and tickets are subject to availability (Price Level 2 Only). For more information, visit

Chicago Sinfonietta

For music and performing arts lovers, the nation’s most diverse orchestra, Chicago Sinfonietta, is offering a special, limited-time Blizzard/Cold Promotion this winter season. Guests may purchase a two-concert package for $75 using the code SPRING. This offer is only valid for the final two concerts of the 2019-2020 season concerts: Sight + Sound in March and Fusion + Fuego in May.  Sight + Sound is a sonic art exhibition that will honor female artists including Frida Kahlo, Maya Lin and Alma Thomas on March 7 and 9, 2020. Fusion + Fuego will highlight an intersection of jazz and latin rhythms, while also showcasing the importance of understanding many cultures and the wisdom that each culture brings to the table in our world, on May 9 and 11, 2020. Tickets subject to availability. For more information, visit