Valentine's Day Dining Hot Spots

Valentine's Day is that one day of the year where you really have to go the extra mile. If you don't impress on this day, what does it say for the rest of the year? The evening is going to begin with dinner so you better get it right, that will set the tone for the entire evening. We made it easy for you and put together some of the best spots to take your date on this special day

Sherbourne in West Hollywood allows you the opportunity to dine under the stars and also impress your date by sharing a menu of dishes that are as tasty as they are original. Sherbourne is offering a four-course meal for $75 per person on Valentine's Day.

Amuse Bouche (just a kiss)

Chocolate Purple Potato Chip / Avocado Crème Fraiche Ice Cream / Pink Salt

First Course

Pink Lady Apple Salad / Brussels Sprout Chips / Herb Salad / Candied Pistachios / Citrus

Golden Osetra Caviar / Rose Champagne Sabayon Crème Fraiche / Pink Peppercorn

Duck Consommé / Duck Confit Ravioli / Lavender Blood Orange

Second Course

For Two

Hibiscus Flower Goat Cheese Fondue

Pink Scallops on the Half Shell / Variation of Pearls

Oxtail ‘Wellington” / Candied Fennel Parsley Mustard Salad

Third Course

Nori Lobster “Roll” / Pickled Green Papaya

For Two

Grapefruit Crusted Lamb Loin / Sunchoke Parsnip Puree / Roasted Ruby Red Grapefruit

Roasted Truffle Chicken / Trumpet Herb Pasta / Shiitake / Cheddar

Dessert

Passion Fruit Soufflé

Baked Molten Chocolate Cake / Rose Pedal Whipped Cream Champagne Cognac Berries

Sherbourne is located at 327 North Sherbourne in West Hollywood, CA.  For reservations and additional information, please go to www.opentable.com or call (310) 289-5942.

Sherbourne

If you are looking for a little south of the border flavor, you can't beat Pink Taco in Century City. Pink Taco is offering a $45 prix fix menu, which includes a bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries. Pink Taco in Century City will not only be serving a special menu for the couples inside the dining area, but they will host the exact opposite on their patio: “Speed Dating on the Patio – Singles Only.”  This Taco Tuesday party for the single ladies and gents will include Happy Hour from 3-7pm, 2-for-1 pitchers of margaritas all night long, $3-$4 tacos, and $8 Pink Margaritas. This is one Valentine's Day you might be better off being single!

Three Course Meal

Grille Mexican Chop Salad: Zucchini, Squash, Corn, Avocado, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Queso Fresco, Cilantro Vinaigrette

or

Trio Of Ceviche: Shrimp, Fish, Lobster, Tomatoes, Onions, Jalapeno, Avocado, Citrus, Cilantro

*****

Pan Seared Golf Snapper: Corn, Tomatoes, Red bell Peppers, Red Onions, Chile Lemon Butter Sauce

OR

Carne Asada: New York Steak, Rice, Beans, Jalapeno Toreado, Caramelized Onions

*****

Chocolate Brownie Sunday: Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce, Candy Walnuts 

For more information on Pink Taco, visit: www.pinktaco.com

Pink Taco

 

Haven Gastropub in Orange and Haven Gastropub  Brewery in Old Pasadena


Executive Chef Greg Daniels is presenting a unique $40 prix-fixe menu at Haven Gastropub in Orange (190 South Glassell Street) and a separate $40 menu at Haven Gastropub Brewery in Old Pasadena.


Valentine’s Tasting Menu - Orange

First Course: 

California Spiny Lobster
mizuna, shaved fennel, pomegranate arils, Kubler’s absinthe “green fairy” dressing

Choice of:
Roasted Venison Loin
polenta, bordeaux radishes, chocolate chili sauce, baby amaranth
or
Loch Duart Salmon
cauliflower risotto, tempura fried oyster, blood orange buerre blanc, micro peppercress

Dessert
Flourless Chocolate Cake
frozen yogurt, blood orange

Valentine’s Tasting Menu - Pasadena

First Course

Purple Baby Artichoke
yellow frisée, pickled black trumpets, preserved lemon, picholine olive mix (soppressata, parmesan), bull’s blood

Choice of:
Loch Duart Salmon
smoked white bean purée, grilled white radicchio, nasturtium leaves, cara cara gastrique
or
Elk Loin
red currant sauce, pommes purée, baby brussels sprouts

Dessert:

Flourless Chocolate Cake
frozen yogurt, blood orange

Pasadena Reservations: call 626-768-9555 and for Orange Reservations: call 714-221-0680

KOI Los Angeles

Valentine’s Day Specials

White Kiss Roll  - Yellowtail, Scallion and Cucumber Wrapped in Soy Topped with Sliced Halibut & Tomatoes with a Lemon Lime Ume(Plum) Sauce

Heirloom Tomato & Shrimp Cocktail with Sweet Yuzu Vinaigrette

Tuna Caprese - Buffalo Mozzarella, Garlic Oil, Balsamic & Soy 

Oven-Roasted Snapper with Habanero Dashi Salsa 

Dessert Trio Platter

Dessert

Trio Platter - 5 Layer Chocolate Cake, Macaroon Ice Cream, Chocolate Covered Strawberry

Tres Leches Cake


Champagne Chocolate Mousse Cake

Drinks

Koi Crush - Vanilla Vodka and Strawberry Liqueur topped with Pineapple and Cranberry

For more information the Koi Valentine's Day menu, visit: http://www.lasplash.com/publish/Los_Angeles_Restaurant_Reviews_123/koi-los-angeles-valentines-day.php

 

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