Valentines Day with your Sweetie
What to do? What to do?
Remember that one time – you know, that one time you thought “I don’t need to make plans or reservations for Valentine’s Day and it all worked out”? Right – SAID NO ONE EVER. Here’s a short round up of where to take your sweetie with time to make some rezzies.
Comme Ça in West Hollywood, CA is serving up a 3 course prix fixe Sweethearts Dinner [$59 per person] from 5:30pm – 11pm. Chef David Myer’s menu includes dishes like the French classic – Coq au Vin to the Lobster Thermidor with cognac cream and glazed English peas and carrots to the Paris-Brest for dessert. The regular menu is also available. 8479 Melrose Ave. West Hollywood, CA
Patina in downtown Los Angeles, CA is offering a three-course L‘Artisan Fragrance Menu [$80 per person] and a Six-course Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu [$160 per person] from 5:00 – 9:30 P. Items on the L’Artisan Fragrance menu includes dishes Nova Scotia Salmon – citrus-cured apple and grain mustard to the Atlantic Black Cod – served with tender carrots and roasted garlic fumet or the Omaha Beef Tenderloin with smoked potato mousseline and Bordelaise syrup. Versus the Valentine’s Day menu featuring Oysters in Seawaterwith sea urchin, tapioca, and kombu; the Layer Cake of Big Eye Tuna with soya onion, avocado, and ponzu vinaigrette; and the Black Truffle Risotto with acquerello rice, Parmesan, and mascarpone. 141 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA
Hatfield’s in Los Angeles, CA will be presenting a 5-course prix-fixe menu [$140 per person with wine pairings available] from 6:00pm – 10:30pm. Diners will enjoy a an intimate dinner with Hatfield’s classics. 6703 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen in Century City, CA is dishing up a four course prix fixe menu [$68 per guest] by Executive Chef Mohan Ismail. The dinner will include dishes like the Nyonya Seared Scallops, Singapore Peppered Fillet Mignon and the Thai Noodles with Vegetables. 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Melisse in Santa Monica, CA offers 3 nights of celebration from Thursday – Saturday. Chef Citrin has created an 8 course prix fixe menu for this special occassion featuring dishes such as his famous Egg Caviar – a soft poached egg with lemon crème fraiche and American Caviar to the Perigord Truffle Risotto with mascarpone and shaved black truffles and the Crispy Atlantic Bass with Swiss chard, onions and sweet clover broth. Valentines day – [$275 per person] First seating 5:00pm – 6:30pm, second seating 8:15pm – 9:30pm; Pre/post Valentines Day – [$150 per person] First seating 5:00pm – 6:30pm, second seating 8:15pm – 9:30pm. 1104 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA
Crossroads in Los Angeles, CA is showcasing a 5-course tasting menu including a complimentary glass of champagne ($75++) starting Valentine’s day on Friday, February 14 through Sunday, February 16th. Chef/Partner Tal Ronnen presents an exclusively plant-based menu with dishes such as a Spicy Oven Roasted Romanesco with toasted hazelnuts, Scaloppini Chanterelle with an anorith apple gremolata, and a Red Velvet Cake with sweet mascarpone cream and white chocolate truffle. 8284 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046.
SAAM at The Bazaar in Beverly Hills, CA is dishing up a 18-course black truffle tasting menu [$250 per person, $100 optional wine pairing] from 6:30pm – 9:30pm. Chef Andres will be featuring black truffles foraged by The Truffle Brothers, Michael and Marco Pietroiacovom, of Italy. 465 South La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air in Bel-Air, CA will be serving a three-course prix-fixe [$155 per person] from 5:00pm – 10:00pm. Master Chef Wolfgang Puck and Executive Chef Hugo Bolanos have created a Valentine’s Day menu with dishes such as the Kumoamoto Oyster with Sudachi Citrus and dashi gelee amuse; the Japanese Hamachi Sashimi with Moro blood orange ponzu, myoga and young shiso buds; and the Maine Lobster Pot Pie with winter root vegetables, tarragon and lobster sauce Américaine to name a few. 701 Stone Canyon Road, Bel-Air, CA
Girasol in Studio City, CA presents a 4 course tasting menu($75/person) with seatings at 5:30, 7:30, and 9:30 p.m. Executive Chef CJ Jacobson’s menu feasures wild ingredients such as Forest Tea, Sage, Wild Flowers, and Elderberry. Dishes include the Crudo of Local Bass marinated in “Forest Tea,” Winter Citrus & Elderberry Wine Curd, and Wild Flowers; Celery Root Soup with Seasoned Blueberry, Black & White Wild Sage; and Roasted Black Cod or Wild Wagyu Strip Loin with Black Winter Truffle Sauce to name a few. 11334 Moorpark St.,Studio City, CA 91602
La Monarca Bakery in Los Angeles, CA is offering a variety of Valentine’s Day sweets. Including the Chocolate Covered Fresh Strawberries (white chocolate and dark chocolate), Heart Butter Cookies, mini Strawberry Shortcake Bites, and our Valentine’s day Strawberry Shortcake. 1001 Mission St.South Pasadena, CA 91030 as well as Huntington Park, East LA, and Santa Monica.