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9785 Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA
5:00pm to 11:00pm
Iconic Beverly Hills establishment La Dolce Vita serves a four-course Valentine’s prix-fixe from newly appointed Executive Chef Alejandro Galan, available for dinner from Friday, February 12th to Sunday, February 14th. Guests can whisper “ti amo” between bites of classic Italian fare and cozy up in one of the restaurant’s plush, red booths (many of which are dedicated to loyal Hollywood celebrity patrons). Italian and Californian wine pairings, curated by General Manager and Sommelier Melissa Strickland, will be available.
Yellowtail, avocado mousse, puffed rice, watercress, ginger serrano vinaigrette
Chayote carrot petite salad with a pepper remoulade sauce
Burrata, petite greens, spiced walnuts, black olive vinaigrette
Spaghetti, lobster meat, lobster sauce
Arborio rice, porcini, black truffle, Parmesan
Spinach, Pecorino, mushroom sauce
Seared Branzino Filet
Roasted fingerling potatoes and peppers, tomato caper sauce
Seared Rib Eye Steak
Sunchoke mash, wilted spinach, green peppercorn sauce
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
11647 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049
5:00pm to 11:00pm
Baltaire, Brentwood’s highly praised steakhouse, is gearing up for their first Valentine’s Day since opening with a decadent celebration.
In addition to the a la carte menu, a special four-course menu ($85 per person/additional wine pairing for $45) featuring signature Baltaire selections along with new, seasonal dishes from Executive Chef Travis Strickland will be available in the main dining room, outdoor terrace, and bar and lounge during lunch and dinner service February 12, 13, and 14. Adding to the indulgence, guests can enjoy live music all weekend, while Champagne and caviar carts roam the lounge and dining room.
Menu highlights include: Housemade Goat Cheese Cappelletti with baby zucchini, favas, squash blossoms, and Pecorino Romano; Little Gem Lettuce with confit tomato, Parmesan tuile, nasturtiums, and herb-buttermilk vinaigrette; Braised Beef Short Rib with parsnip-carrot puree, and horseradish cream; and TCHO Chocolate Soufflé with bourbon chocolate sauce and Chantilly cream.
Reservations can be made via online or calling 424.273.1660.
900 W. Olympic Blvd, 24th Floor, Los Angeles, 90015
5:30pm to 10:00pm
Celebrate Valentine's Day in sophisticated style on the 26th floor rooftop of The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles with sweeping views of the glistening city of L.A. for an exclusive dining experience in your own private cabana, complete with a personal butler.
Join us February 12 - 14, 2016 at WP24 by Wolfgang Puck for a seven course dinner including fresh oysters and caviar, grilled Alaskan King prawns to a decadent desser board showcasing a selection of sweet treats, including truffles, tarts, and more.
$600 per couple. Reservations are accepted through February 8, 2016. For more information or to book your reservation, please call 213-743-8824.
5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA
5:45pm to 11:00pm
Over the long holiday/Valentine’s Day weekend, Executive Chef Michael Cimarusti presents an indulgent, seafood-centric prix-fixe menu ($240* per person/$365* with wine pairing) at Providence.
The eight-course dinner, including a selection of amuse bouche and desserts, will be offered from Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 5:45 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Following amuse bouche such as Fluke with hibiscus and Dungeness Crab with pickled daikon, guests can indulge in additional courses such as:
- Barely Cooked Spot Prawn – chilled prawn gelée, caviar, herbs
- Nantucket Bay Scallops – quickly sautéed, sunchoke, black truffle
- Lobster/Beet – Maine lobster, assorted salt-roasted beets
- Parsnip Veloute – foie gras, parmesan, port, truffle
- Black Sea Bass – turnip, blood orange, Indonesian spices
- Wagyu Beef – truffled celery root purée, roasted celery root
Pastry Chef Jessie Liu’s dessert offerings include Meyer Lemon Sorbet with Osmanthus and Butterscotch Cremeux with banana Bavarian and pecan.
*price excludes tax and gratuity
Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant at .
225 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA
6:00pm to 10:30pm
Savor dishes such as Tajarin with parmigiano and black winter truffles, Spiced Duck Breast in a pear purée and foie gras emulsion or Prime Sirloin of Beef in a Barolo reduction. Relish a sweet end to your evening with a choice of Caramelized Bittersweet Chocolate Semifreddo or Passion Fruit Panna Cotta. Additional classic wine and rosé flights are also available.
Available Friday, February 12th through Sunday, February 14th. $132 per person, excluding tax and gratuity,
For reservations, please call (310) 860-7970.
Classico wine pairing $50
Premium rosé pairing $75
1226 Beverwil Drive 12th Floor, Los Angeles, 90035
6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Restaurant at Mr. C, introduces two special menus created by Executive Chef Giuseppe Manco for the Valentine’s Day weekend.
For the Friday and Saturday (February 12 - 13) leading up to the holiday, a special three-course, prix-fixe menu ($79 per person) will be offered in addition to the regular a la carte menu, as a great romantic alternative for avoiding the chaos on the actual holiday. Some standout highlights include: Diced Tuna Tartar with avocado and chives and Beef Medallions alla Rossini with foie gras and heirloom carrots.
On Valentine’s Day, February 14, Mr. C will be exclusively serving a romantic, four-course dinner menu ($135 per person), including a complimentary “deconstructed” Bellini at arrival; live music performances at 7 and 9 p.m.; and a single stem rose or lily for your special date. A few of the menu highlights include: Baked Béchamel Veal Ravioli alla Cipriani; Alaskan Halibut with asparagus and citrus sauce; and a Trio of Chocolate Semifreddo with vanilla sauce and raspberries.
Guests can make reservations by emailing [email protected] or calling 310.226.6245.