Spago Beverly Hills, the flagship restaurant of Wolfgang Puck which opened in 1997, continues to set the standard for cuisine, service and style for Los Angeles' finest restaurants and is an inspiration to chefs all over the world. Chef Lee Hefter creates imaginative seasonal menus that showcase the best of California's produce and products in a sophisticated, elegant and warm environment designed by Barbara Lazaroff. As in the first of Wolfgang Puck's restaurants, the kitchen viewed through a giant wall of colorful, etched glass is center stage for the art of dining. Original artwork and jeweled details surround the dining room settings and a beautifully landscaped garden patio is available year round. The restaurant offers two private dining rooms with a separate bar for receptions and functions. Spago Beverly Hills was awarded the Outstanding Service Award at the 2005 James Beard Foundation Awards. Chefs Wolfgang Puck and Lee Hefter and Sherry Yard have created a wonderfully romantic price fix three-course menu for our guests. The cost of the evening is $100 per guest exclusive of tax, beverage and 20% service charge. We will have sultry jazz by Maria De La Vega.
Reservations can be made by calling (310) 385-0880. All reservations should be pre-payed in advance so we do need to fax out a credit card authorization for our guests to complete and return to confirm reservations.
You'll begin with Maine Diver Scallops with Caramelized Cauliflower and Truffled Apple Puree with Spiced Cider Reduction. Then, 'For Him' ,' Morel Mushroom and Foie Gras 'Cappuccino,' Shaved Duck Prosciutto, and Sweet Potato Raviolis with Fava Beans and Baby Artichokes. Then, Pistachio encrusted Ahi Tuna with Blood Orange Braised Short Ribs and Beluga Lentils with Ice Wine Gastrique. For dessert, Bittersweet Silk Chocolate Tart with Champagne Sorbet, Candied Kumquats and a Turron Tuile. 'For Her' ,' White Asparagus Soup with Vanilla Scented Foam and Candied Meyer Lemons. Then, Seared John Dory with English Peas, Marble Potatoes and Dungeness Crab with a Lemon Verbena Sauce. For dessert, Tahitian Vanilla-Rose Mascarpone Panna Cotta with Blood Orange-Cardamom Consomme and Crystallized Basil.
The Belvedere's elegant Valentine's Day Dinner is yours to savor for $96 per person and will be served on Tuesday, February 14 from 6:00 P.M. to 10:30 P.M. Kindly call (310) 788-2306 for reservations.
Valentine's Day 2006 ~ $175.00 per person
Warm Vegetable Tart 'Provencal' Style
Eggs in their Shells with 'Tsar Nicoulai" Osetra Caviar ~ or ~ Terrine of Wild Salmon and Mediterranean Sea Bass with Confit Vegetables,
Topped with Caviar and Orange Vinaigrette ~ or ~ Vegetable Risotto with Fresh Black Truffles from Perigord ~ or ~ Duck Foie Gras Nougat, Spiced Pumpkin Marmalade, Herbed Potatoes and Toasted Brioche
Beaumes de Venise Granite
Roasted Fresh Turbot with Crayfish, Champagne Emulsion ~ Roasted Santa Barbara Spiny Lobster with Herbs, Swiss Chard, Tomato Confit,
Parmesan Cheese and Armoricaine Sauce ~ or ~ Duck Prepared Two Ways: Confit and Roasted, Served with Perigord Black Truffled Potatoes and Spicy Jus ~ or ~ Gremolata Style Saddle of Lamb, Moussaka and Tomato Candy, Zucchini Ravioli, Parmentier of Lamb Confit and Thyme Jus
Lovers Chocolate Dessert or Traditional Baba au Rhum, Light Cream and Fresh Fruits or St. Honore Version 2006 or Assorted Sorbets and Ice Creams with Fresh Fruit and Raspberry Coulis L'Orangerie (310) 652-9770 www.lorangerie.com
One Pico Valentine's Menu
- FIRST NIBBLE - Cured Foie Gras with Asian Pear,
Mint and Pomegranate Jelly ~ or ~ Watercress and Mizuna Salad with Red Delicious Apples, Redwood Hill Goat Cheese
and Caramelized Pecans ~ or ~ Fanny Bay Oysters with Yuzu-Citrus
Cucumber Mignonette ~or~ Big Eye Tuna with American Caviar,
Chives and Micro Cilantro Greens ~ or ~ Gilled Asparagus with Prosciutto, Baby Greens and Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette
- MAIN - Grilled Maine Lobster Butternut Squash Risotto and Crispy Sage ~ or ~ Filet of Beef,Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Salsify, Parsnips and Shiraz ~ Free Range Chicken Breast,Truffle
Mashed Potatoes, Braised Mustard Greens and Natural Jus ~ Alaskan King Salmon, Braised White Beans, Roasted Red Peppers, Artichoke and Saffron ~ Sauteed Sea of Cortez Scallops, Squid Ink Linguine, Alba
Mushrooms and Garlic broth
SWEET ENDINGS ~ 'Little Love Cookies'
95.00 per person ~ (This menu may change ever-so-slightly)
Stonehill Tavern Valentines Menu ~ $145 :
FOIE GRAS, YALI PEAR, PISTACHIO
GEURANDE SEA SALT, FRUITY OLIVE OIL
SHELLFISH BROTH, BRAISED CHICORY, URCHIN TOAST
KOBE BEEF CAP & CHEEK
BROCCOLI LATTE, SWEET ONIONS, SMOKED SEA SALT
PERIGORD TRUFFLES $50 SUPPLEMENT
TRUFFLE GRILLED CHEESE
GRANNY SMITH APPLE, GRAIN MUSTARD
WARM PECAN TART
QUINCE ICE CREAM, ROSEHIP CARAMEL or Bon-Bons
Reservations for Valentine's Day at Providence are available in two seatings: an Early Seating 5:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. and a Late Seating at 8:30 p.m. or 9:00 p.m. The menu is priced at $90 per guest or $135 with wine pairing selections and is exclusive of other beverages, taxes and gratuity. For reservations, call Providence (323) 460-4170 www.providencela.com or visit www.OpenTable.com
Bring your LOVED ONES to VIVOLI CAFE' for a complete fine dining experience, where we LOVE what we do. Happy Valentine's day from VIVOLI TEAM.
Sfornatino di porri e patate con salsa di gorgonzola
Potatoes and leeks souffle with gorgonzola cheese sauce.
Calamaro ripieno con salsa di pomodoro fresco piccantino
Stuffed calamaro in a Light arrabiata sauce.
Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, extra virgin olive oil
Insalata di Campo, Pinoli, e Parmigiano
Mixed greens, roasted pine nuts, shaved Parmesan, tomatoes, balsamic vinaigrette
Secodi ~ Choice of:
Gamberoni Imperiali con asparagi alla griglia
Grilled large Shrimps and asparagus
Costoletta di maiale con zucchini e gorgonzola
Pork chop filled with zucchini in a gorgonzola sauce
Fresh Main Lobster risotto
Ravioli di asparagi e ricotta con arrabiata
Home-made filled asparagus and ricotta cheese ravioli in a spicy marinara sauce.
Controfiletto di manzo al pepe verde
Grilled Ribeye Steak in a green peppercorn sauce.
Pollo alla Valdostana
Bone and Skin less chicken breast topped with cooked Italian ham and fontina cheese in a white wine sauce.
Dolci ~ Choice of:
Mousse al Cioccolato
Sorbetto al limone
$45 - wine not included
Corkage Fee - $25
Setting: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Reservation are suggested
Vivoli Cafe 7994 Sunset Blvd W. Hollywood, CA 90046 (323) 656-5050
Jar chef Suzanne Tracht will be offering a Valentine's brunch on Sunday, February 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a Valentine's Day dinner on February 14 from 5 p.m. The two-course brunch costs $35 per person and includes choice of entrees like lobster benedict with char sui pork and corn pancakes with applewood smoked bacon, plus dessert, fresh juice and pastries. The three-course dinner costs $70 per person. Highlights include warm Pacific oysters with Chinese black beans; Kobe hangar steak with warm potato-artichoke salad and black olive tapenade; and desserts such as honey-roasted dates with coconut sorbet. Jar 8225 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, 323-655-6566.
NORMAN's on Sunset, the critically acclaimed Los Angeles outpost of Chef Norman Van Aken, presents a Valentine's Day dinner on Tuesday, February 14, 2006. The three course menu of Van Aken's New World Cuisine, especially conceived for the holiday by Van Aken and Chef de Cuisine, Craig Petrella, showcases an array of exotic island spices and flavors that's only matched by the restaurant's stunning interior and spectacular view of the Sunset Strip.
Main plate selections are a Gratin of Florida Shrimp and Bay Scallops with Warm Spinach Salad, Citrus and Marcona Almonds, Seared and Roasted Turbot on Black-Eyed Peas, Chanterelles and Curry Emulsion, Wok-Seared Black Cod on Pad Thai Noodles with Maitake Mushrooms and Barrel-aged Soy, Stuffed Quail "Nicaraguan" Style with Beef, Pork, Potatoes, Raisins and Olives or Braised Veal Short Ribs on Yellow Grits with Escarole and Foie Gras Hollandaise. The dinner concludes with a tasting of Norman's Valentine's Day desserts and "Besitos" or "Kisses."
NORMAN's romantic evening celebration is priced at $95 per guest. For an additional $50 supplement per guest, the exotic menu can be paired by wines specially selected with the inimitable imagination of Managing Director and Sommelier Peter Birmingham, winner of the 2005 Sommelier of the year award by Angeleno magazine. Norman's on Sunset(310)657-2400