611 N. Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA
For this month’s sugar-packed, chocolate-covered, marshmallow-topped special Leap Year edition of Saturday Morning Cartoons, we’ve gathered all the tales of tenderness, feats of friendship, great romances, and cartoon camaraderie we could cram into one show, honoring St. Valentine! Our ode to the great Loves, Hates, and Friendships of the cartoon-iverse features Mickey and Minnie, Popeye and Olive Oyl, Ralph the sheepdog and Sam the wolf, plus plenty of surprises! From classic Pepe Le Pew foul play to modern day Regular Show shenanigans, it’s going to be a Saturday full of love and plenty of Happy Happy Joy Joy!
Curated commercial breaks, all-you-can-eat cereal bar, and a cash bar for the more grown up kids who want to enjoy a mimosa with their cartoons. Pajamas not mandatory, but encouraged.
8490 Melrose Place, Los Angeles, CA
5:30pm to 10:00pm
WHAT: On Saturday, February 13, 2016** and Sunday, February 14, 2016, West Hollywood’s olive oil oasis, FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place, celebrates Valentine’s Day with a four-course prix-fixe dinner ($79*), comprised of exclusive menu items that highlight the seasonally-driven tastes of Winter, including endives, hazelnuts, and clementines. FIG & OLIVE’s feast also transports guests around the world with wine pairings ($35*), featuring varietals harvested in the Valencia, Loire, and Napa Valley regions.
In addition to FIG & OLIVE’s signature selection of Crostini, the restaurant’s prix-fixe courses and wine tastings include:
Foie Gras – fig chutney and toast; paired with Chenin Blanc from France
Chilean Sea Bass – lemon, thyme, carrot, asparagus, celery root purée, roasted potato, charmoula mascarpone, harissa olive oil emulsion; paired with Chardonnay from the Santa Lucia Highlands
Filet Mignon – rosemary, thyme, garlic, barley risotto, chanterelle mushroom, manchego, mascarpone, and Arbequina olive oil béarnaise; paired with Chardonnay from Napa Valley
Clementine Vacherin – meringue, white chocolate mousse, and clementine sorbet; paired with Muscatel from Spain
WHEN: Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 5:30p.m. – 11p.m.**
Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 5:30p.m. – 10p.m.
Prix-Fixe Menu: $79*
Wine Pairing: $35*
*tax and gratuity not included
**FIG & OLIVE will also offer its à la carte menu on Saturday, February 13, 2016
1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403
A Valentine's Day double feature of romantic comedies by Woody Allen. First, his Oscar-winning ANNIE HALL, in which he stars as a neurotic comedian opposite Diane Keaton. Then,
THE PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO, in which 1930s matinee idol Jeff Daniels walks down off the movie screen into sweet, adoring fan Mia Farrow’s life.
11648 San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
10:00am to 10:00pm
In Brentwood, TAVERN’s chic space – boasting a glass roofed atrium and sumptuous bar with deep cushioned seating – invites leisurely dining in this stylish Westside neighborhood. Chef de Cuisine Amy Deaderick prepares a four-course menu beginning with Endive & Dungeness Crab, green goddess, marconas & preserved lemon; followed by Ricotta Gnudi with Asparagus, wild mushrooms, Parmesan cream & breadcrumbs. There is a choice of Orata with Beet Puree, gingered beets, mizuna & blood orange butter; a vegetarian Butternut Squash with Coconut Bread Pudding, sumac-ginger yogurt & pine nuts; Braised Short Ribs with Creamed Hominy, cavolo nero & meyer lemon salsa or share a Bone-in Rib Eye for Two, potato-gruyére gratin & sautéed swiss chard ($10 supplement per person). Finish with Caramel Bavarian Bar with Candied Almonds & Chocolate Sorbet. Pricing for the dinner menu is $110 per guest.
Serving Brunch: 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Valentine’s Day Dinner: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.