Events & Festivals

Valentine’s Day Round Up

Last minute ideas to impress your sweetheart.

Yikes! Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. Forgot to make plans? No worries! As always, we’ve put together a nice round up for those of you panicking to make a good impression this year. Get cozy with your sweetheart and make this Valentine’s Day a memorable one! XOXO

Celebrate with a shake and a twist! No, we’re not talking about the dance floor… but maybe after some liquid courage. Caulfield’s Bar and Dining Room
in Beverly Hills, CA will be hosting their “Best First Date” hands-on mixology class inside the Thompson Beverly Hill’s private second floor bar from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. For couples looking to properly get their booze (and groove) on, this is the perfect solution! Caulfield’s Bar and Dining Room is also offering a seasonal three-course prix fix menu from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. that will include dishes such as Artichoke Hearts Tempura and Binchotan-Grilled Oysters! 9360 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Surround yourself in romance at FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place in West Hollywood, CA with a three- course prix fixe menu starting at $65 per person. The menu will feature Beef Carpaccio with 18-year Balsamic Vinegar, Half Shell Oysters, Roasted Rack of Lamb and Organic Seared Salmon. In addition, receive a complimentary glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne and make a toast to your lucky sweetheart! 8490 Melrose Place, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Take a trip to Europe! Or maybe enjoy something a little closer to home but just as deliciously extravagant. Nic’s Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills, CA will be dishing out a French-inspired four-course menu that will include Porcini Cannelloni, Nic’s Oysters, Pan Seared Branzino, Pan Seared Organic Chicken and more! Enjoy a complimentary vodka shot in VODBOX, the ultimate “exhibitionist freezer designed solely for the enjoyment of vodka in its purest form.” The dinner is $95 per person. 453 North Cañon Dr. Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Celebrate in theme! Supperclub, Los Angeles, an Amsterdam original, will make your date swoon with their Love Kills, James Bond-esque event. The reservation includes a love potion shot, an oyster amuse bouche, a four- course dinner, half bottle of champagne and a rose for the ladies! 6675 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Spice up your night and get a little adventurous with NINETHIRTY Restaurant at the W, Los Angeles. Their “Night of a Thousand Spices” menu from Executive Chef, Dakota Weiss, will offer 8 courses that incorporate a variety of, that’s right, spices! Dishes will include Squid Ink Pasta, Tartare, Gnocchi & Byo Pesto, Short Ribs & NY Steak, Buttered Sea Scallop and more. 930 Hilgard Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90024

Looking for a little (or a lot) more past just wining and dining for the night? Treat yourself and your sweetheart to a romantic getaway at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, CA! The idyllic resort is offering multiple luxurious room packages, dining and spa specials for the couples looking to slip away for the night. 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave. Pasadena, CA 91106

Written by Terese Sy; Photo courtesy of The Royce, Pasadena, CA.