Photo courtesy of Cliff’s Edge, LA.
Valentine’s Day is this weekend. La Bouche it up with your nearest and dearest at these places:
“This doesn’t feel like a restaurant to me; it’s a house,” Dominique Crenn explained in her San Francisco Chronicle write up last year. Her multi-course Valentine’s Day dinner may include goat’s milk Parisienne gnocchi with black walnuts, black trumpet mushrooms and Perigord truffles. Welcome home. 7-course prix fixe dinner for $110 with an optional beverage pairing for $65 (and a glass of champagne is included in your experience.)
Number eight on Bon Appetit’s list of the best restaurants of 2015, Rintaro is setting up a special 5-course menu. Pescatarian option will be available. 5-course prix fixe dinner for $70++.
Mina Test Kitchen; Little Italy
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with MTK on their last day as Little Italy. The lovers menu will include classics like, baked clams oreganatta, stuffed peppers, linguini vongole and more. When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie. 4-course dinner (plus surprises) for $65.
Join Piperade for a special, Cava filled evening, with options like, Basque rice “Gaxuxa,” traditional Gâteau basque + apple compote and take-away homemade chocolate truffles. 3-course prix fixe dinner for $75++.
New York City
Your friends at Charlie Bird will be offering a special Valentine’s Day menu beginning with a family-style crudo and antipasti situation, including live diver scallops with brown butter and their classic razor clams. Then, pasta, mains and sweets. 4-course prix-fixe menu with options for $98++.
Trestle on Tenth
Trestle will run a 3-course special Valentine’s Day prix fixe all weekend. Salmon tartare, oyster and cod chowder, seared duck breast, black sea bass and crab tagliatelle are all options. 3-course prix fixe dinner for $52 per person ($48 if reservation is being made through the app), with an optional wine pairing for $22.
Join Kingsley for a special 5-course tasting menu (in addition to their standard menu) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. The prix fixe offers oysters, champagne, white truffle and lots of cocoa mixed in. 5-course prix fixe menu dinner for $75.
“The idea behind our food is that it’s unassuming and unpretentious, but then when you eat it, you’re like, ‘F#%*, what just happened?!’” That’s chef Mattos describing his vision for Estela. See for yourself. 4-course prix fixe dinner for $90++ with an optional wine pairing.
Is sharing your thing? Perfect, because this Basque-inspired, family style menu is available all weekend long and features items like, oysters escabeche, smoked trout tortilla, a saffron and almond broth with mussels, clams, shrimp, squid and cod served with uni butter toast. For dessert, there’s chocolate y almendras and more. Family style prix fixe dinner for $60++ with an optional Spanish beverage pairing for $40.
Marlow & Sons
Recent Brooklyn Hospitality Included-ers, Marlow is offering a New American v-day menu with a farm fresh emphasis. Williamsburg, you’re covered. 3-course prix fixe dinner for $75.
You can’t go wrong with a little Daniel Boulud for Valentine’s Day. Good to pair with Lincoln Center shows, too. 4-course prix fixe dinner for $145++.
Colicchio & Sons
Post up in their Main Dining Room for a prix fixe event including caviar, passion fruit meringue tarts and even a red velvet pavlova. YOLO. 4-course prix fixe dinner for $145 with an optional wine pairing for $75.
Family style dinner for two in Flatiron? Start with hamachi, domestic prosciutto and east and west coast oysters for the table, then you’ll select between a slew of proteins, 3 heavenly sides and 3 desserts for the table. 3-courses, family-style prix fixe dinner for $125.
If you’re looking for a simple, delicious, decision-free meal, do this. First, you’ll select one of 3 salads or salmon belly tartare, house-smoked Kielbasa and/or foie gras. Then you’ll have a choice of a main course including buttermilk fried young chicken. And lastly, a choice of either the olive oil cake, pineapple upside down cake, chocolate custard tart or the sticky toffee pudding. Done and done. 3-course prix fixe dinner for $75.
Enjoy Kingside’s full standard menu along with a special 5-course tasting menu served all weekend long, including: fruits de mer for 2, stuffed artichoke hearts with pancetta + black garlic, veal short rib and a delicious sticky chocolate pudding with poached cherries + a lavender anglaise. A la carte.
Landmarc at the Time Warner Center
Take your pick of chef Marc Murphy’s special a la carte menu including raw oysters with pink peppercorn mignonette, poached lobster with leeks fondue, Long Island duck two ways and more. A la carte.
This Sunday’s menu includes dishes labeled as “Roses & Pearls” (featuring Shigoku oyster, beet liquor, rose mignonette), “Comfort” (a cottage roll with fresno peppers, cultured butter) and “Warmth of Winter.” There are more heart-catching dishes but you get the point. 7-course prix fixe dinner, complete with cocktail pairing, for $250.
This warm and cuddly restaurant is where seafood dreams are made. Oysters, aphrodisiac, etc. Prix fixe dinner for $72 with an optional wine pairing for $20.
This team has got two eventful evenings for you. On the Saturday, the 13th, they have a special three course “Valentine’s Eve” set menu. On Sunday, Cliff’s has prepared a stunning five-course menu with optional wine pairings. Silverlake, romance is in the air. 3 & 5-course prix fixe dinners for $65++ & $85++.
New to the app, Chef Laurent Quenioux (LQ) is producing a Valentine’s Day inspired event where he’s featuring a raw bar with variety of oysters, lobsters from both coasts, in-season crabs, whole live sea urchins, “Crevette Grise” uni shots and much more. He will also be pushing a cheese cart with a selection of 40+ non pasteurized cheeses from France and the USA. A la carte.
db Bistro Moderne
Miami, are you looking for a French bistro-vibe? db Bistro Moderne is offering a tempting four course menu featuring Peekytoe crab salad, black truffle risotto, butter-poached lobster and a strawberry-raspberry tart with special wine selections. 4-course prix fixe dinner for $155.
Cena by Michy
Eat, drink, love at Cena by Michy with menu highlights including: open face ravioli with soft baby vegetables, turnips, radish and blue crab, pomegranate kissed Colorado lamb chops and more… MiMO has got the love. 3-course prix fixe dinner for $65.
Celebrating all weekend long, Pinch has got roasted beets, langoustine and a love-ly orange and chocolate soufflé. 3-course prix fixe dinner for $65 (including 2 glasses of their Bordeaux blend and 1 digestif.)
The Federal Food Drink & Provisions
Join The Federal this Sunday evening for a 5-course dinner. Menu highlights include crispy sweetbreads with sour cherry, cauliflower and a sous vide egg, “silk handercheifs” (i.e. handmade pasta with taleggio fondue) and a dessert called “strawberries in texture.” ‘Nuff said. 5 course prix fixe dinner for $65++, option of $30 wine pairing.
With Maple Ave’s prix fixe menu, our only question is will you have the yuzu crème brulee or the fried apple pies with lavender honey? 3-course prix fixe dinner for $59++.
DBGB Kitchen and Bar
This weekend, visit Daniel Boulud’s only DC establishment where you’ll experience a 4 course meal including bison tartare with foie gras, cavatelli with uni, razor clams and botarga, bacon wrapped squab and sweets of course. 4-course prix fixe dinner for $85. Wine pairing available for $45.
Sing with your lover at Cupid’s Karaoke Night on Saturday the 13th at 8pm. On Sunday, enjoy a Filipino-American dinner for 2. DC, here are your weekend plans. Prix fixe dinner for 2 for $75. A la cate also available.
Are you and your bae both meat lovers? Then you’re going to love this Argentinian steakhouse. On the menu you’ll find charcuterie y queso, grassfed fillet mignon from Uruguay and more. You’ll finish off your meal with some dulce de leche flan. 4-course prix fixe dinner for $85.
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