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Valentine’s Day Dining & Events

Comme Ça
Chef David Myers three-course prix-fixe menu ($59) is inspired by the memories of Julia Child and her husband Paul’s love of the holiday and their quirky celebrations while living in France. From hearty Coq au Vin to a light and airy Paris-Brest, the menu recreates classics from the Julia’s kitchen. This “Sweethearts Dinner” will include dishes like a Rolled Omelet with osetra caviar, crème fraiche and chives (this choice is an additional $15); Lobster Thermidor with cognac cream and glazed English peas and carrots; and Gateaux Paris-Brest with toasted almond and praline crème or Chocolate Soufflé with vanilla raspberry anglaise. The regular menu is also available. 5:30 – 11 pm; 8479 Melrose Ave., 323.782.1104

Have a vintage Valentine’s Day! You can write a special message to a loved one, and, in turn, the restaurant team provides postage and mails the cards!. Enjoy Managing Chef Sven Mede’s special three-course prix fixe menu ($85), featuring the restaurant’s signature fresh daily seafood alongside dishes available exclusively for the holiday. Featured selections include Black Truffle and Artichoke Soup finished with Parmigiano-Reggiano and olive oil; Nantucket Bay Scallops with ricotta cavatelli, chanterelles, peas, and thyme; and Passion Fruit Chiffon Cake served with crème fraîche ice cream. Located in Santa Monica’s Hotel Casa del Mar, Catch features amazing ocean views and provides an ideal setting for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. 5:30-10 pm; 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405310.581.7714

Culinary couple, Karen and Quinn Hatfield invite you to celebrate Valentine’s Day at Hatfield’s with an intimate five-course prix-fixe menu ($140), featuring some of their favorite dishes. Wine pairings available; 6 – 10:30 pm; 6703 Melrose Ave., 323.935.2977

Executive Chef CJ Jacobson creates a seasonally driven four-course tasting menu ($75) featuring wild ingredients like forest tea, sage, wild flowers, and elderberry. The menu features Crudo of Local Bass marinated in “forest tea,” winter citrus, and elderberry wine curd, and Wild Flowers; Celery Root Soup with seasoned blueberry, black & white wild sage; Roasted Black Cod or Wild Wagyu Strip Loin with black winter truffle sauce; and Brownie Chocolate “Pudding” Cake with Sweet Clover Ice Cream. Supplemental aphrodisiac-driven dishes consist of: Hackleback Caviar and Oysters on the Half Shell. Valentine’s Day and Saturday, seatings at 5:30, 7:30, and 9:30 pm, 11334 Moorpark St., Los Angeles, 91604; 818.924.2323

FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place
Executive Chef Pascal Lorange crafts a three-course prix-fixe dinner ($65) inspired by the French Riviera. A selection of dishes include: Seared Scallops & Chanterelle with Mushroom Tapenade and Porcini Oil; Beef Tartar; Half Dozen Oysters on the Half Shell served with a trio of mignonettes; Roasted Rack of Lamb with Herbs de Provence, Goat Cheese Gnocchi, and Sautéed Wild Mushroom; and Valrhona Chocolate Brownie with Milk Chocolate, Mascarpone Mousse, and Chocolate Raspberry Glaze. 8490 Melrose Pl., West Hollywood, 90069; 310.360.9100

Napa Valley Grille
Executive Chef Taylor Boudreaux’s “Lovers Tasting Menu” ($125/couple) consists of a four-course prix-fixe menu alongside a Prosecco toast, including: Satsuma and Fuji Apple Salad with Goat Cheese, Mizuna, Marcona Almonds, and Yuzu Vinaigrette; Surf and Turf to Share including Fresh Maine Lobster and Filet Mignon with Confit Fingerling Potatoes, Oyster Mushrooms, Brown Butter, and Bordelaise Sauce; Grand Marnier-infused Chocolate Covered Strawberries.  Thursday, February 13 – Sunday, February 20; 1100 Glendon Ave #100, Los Angeles, 90024; 310.824.3322

Chef Josiah Citrin has created options to enjoy his Valentine’s Day menu on Thursday, Friday or Saturday. The eight-course menu includes dishes like his famous Egg Caviar, a soft poached egg with lemon crème fraiche and American Caviar; Perigord Truffle Risotto with mascarpone and shaved black truffles; and Crispy Atlantic Bass with Swiss chard, onions and sweet clover broth. Friday: $275; 8-course menu; first seating 5 – 6:30 pm, second seating 8:15 – 9:30 pm; Thursday and Saturday: $150; 8-course menu; first seating 5 – 6:30 pm, second seating 8:15- 9:30 pm; 1104 Wilshire Blvd., 310.395.0887

Tres by Jose Andres
Chef Jose Andres has created a multi-course prix-fixe menu ($85) to enjoy in the cozy restaurant and fireplace-side dining. 5:30 – 11:30 pm; 465 S La Cienega Blvd., 310.246.5551

The Bazaar
In addition to the regular menu, Jose Andres and Chef de Cuisine Holly Jivin will offer Valentine’s Day a la carte specials including black truffle dishes and tableside caviar kir royal cocktails. 6 – 11 pm.; 465 South La Cienega Blvd., 310.246.5555

SAAM at The Bazaar
For a unique evening this Valentine’s Day, SAAM at The Bazaar will be offering a seasonal black truffle tasting menu ($250). Chef Jose Andres and his culinary team have created a playful and inventive 18-course menu featuring black truffles foraged by The Truffle Brothers, Michael and Marco Pietroiacovom, of Italy. $100 optional wine pairing; 6:30 – 9:30 pm; 465 S La Cienega Blvd., 310.246.5555

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
Master Chef Wolfgang Puck and Executive Chef Hugo Bolanos have created the perfect Valentine’s Day menu ($155) to be enjoyed in the intimate setting of Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air. The three-course menu will start off with an amuse of Kumoamoto Oyster with Sudachi Citrus and dashi gelee; other dishes include Japanese Hamachi Sashimi with Moro blood orange ponzu, myoga and young shiso buds; Maine Lobster Pot Pie with winter root vegetables, tarragon and lobster sauce Américaine; and a Passion Fruit Verrine with coconut mousse, lemon sponge cake and basil granita.  An optional black truffle supplement is also being offered. Also available, a private dinner in the gazebo for two featuring a four-course tasting menu, bottle of champagne and personal butler for $1,500. Additionally, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday only, The Bar will be offering a special Valentine’s Day cocktail, the Forbidden Kiss with Hendrick’s Gin, raspberries, rose elixir and fresh lemon, for $18. 5 – 10 pm; 701 Stone Canyon Rd., 310.472.1211

Hinoki & the Bird
In addition to the regular menu, David Myers and Executive Chef Kuniko Yagi will be offering Valentine’s Day a la carte specials. Menu details TBD. 5:30 – 10 pm; 10 Century Dr.,Century City; 310.552.1200

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Celebrating Valentine’s Day with a two-course prix fixe menu plus a complimentary amuse bouche. Indulge in a Filet Mignon paired with a choice of an 8-oz Lobster Tail ($69.95) or Pecan Crusted Salmon ($59.95). The traditional Fleming’s a la carte menu will also be available. February 13-15, 5 pm; 455 Newport Center Dr. (Fashion Island), Newport Beach; 949.720.9633

4-course prix-fixe menu, $145 per person. 6 pm – 11 pm; 9500 Wilshire Blvd., 310.276.8500

Executive Chef Chuck Abair showcases his seasonally inspired Mediterranean fare with a three-course dinner ($85) featuring seafood, house made pastas, and shareable plates. Starters include Filet Carpaccio and Lemon Ricotta Gnocchi with mushrooms, prosciutto, and kale. Main dishes include Scallops with fennel, Yukon gold potatoes, guanciale, tangerines, arugula, and citrus powder; Maine Lobster with orzo, spinach, asparagus, and béarnaise sauce; New York Strip Steak with grilled escarole, garlic mashed potatoes, and red wine jus; and Black Truffle Risotto with shaved black truffles, mushrooms, and butternut squash. Desserts from Pastry Chef Tonye Dunn include White Chocolate Tart with salted caramel, raspberries, and cashew anglaise; and Dark Chocolate Cake with Grand Gala infused berries and chocolate sauce. From 5-11 pm; 4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, 90292; 310.823.6395

Little Dom’s
Little Dom’s is taking Valentine’s Day in a whole new level with sarcastic conversation heart cookies. Ann Kirk’s delicious sugar cookies has notes like “Get Lost” and “Bite Me.” Little Dom’s will be serving their regular dinner menu too. 2128 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles, 90027; 323.661.0055

This West Hollywood classic is offering their regular dinner menu, but their patio is one of the most romantic spots in Los Angeles. 8715 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood, 90048; 310.652.2335

Trattoria Neapolis
They are serving up a prefix menu ($65) and a Valentine’s Day cocktail, The Roman Love Letter, made with Rose Champagne, St. Germain Vodka, Fresh Lemon Juice and Peychauds Bitters, and Crushed Ice. 336 S Lake Ave., Pasadena, 91101; 626.792.3000

The Wallace
The Wallace is serving a prefix menu ($65) for Valentine’s Day. The menu features Oysters with Ponzu and Mignonette and Salmon Belly Crostini and Chicken Croquetas. Drink a Sweet Nothings cocktail (Ruby Port, Blackwell Rum, Egg, Cocoa and Nutmeg), while the DJ spins all night long. Optional bottle of champagne for $85 /person. 3833 Main St., Culver City, 90232; 310.202.6400

La Dolce Vita
Enjoy a prefix menu ($150) that includes a bottle of Sortesele Pinot Grigio, Tiziano Chianti or Ruffino Prosecco. 9785 Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, 90210; 310.278.1845

Order up specially curated sake flights ($70) that will include Dassai 23, Kubota Manjyu and Kamozuru Gold. 521 W 7th St., Los Angeles, 90014; 213.261.3479

Loteria Grill
This restaurant is joining Artbites for a romantic themed culinary experience on February 16. Maite Gomez-Rejon will highlight the history of chocolate in art, starting with the Mayans, through a private tour at LACMA. Then, enjoy a three-course chocolate regional Mexican lunch at Loteria Grill Hollywood prepared by Executive Chef Jimmy Shaw. As a sweet take-away, guests will receive a Mexican hot chocolate with dipping churros to-go. $80; February, 16, 12 pm; LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90036; 323.857.6000meet in front of LACMA’s Art of the Americas building; resys are required by February 12: and click on California Ranch Culture and History of Chocolate under adult classes.

Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
Head to this hotel for the Romance Package that includes house-made chocolate truffles and a bottle of wine upon arrival; $150 dining credit per night you can use for breakfast in bed, fireside cocktails at The Lookout outdoor lounge, or a romantic dinner for two in the Lobby Lounge or ONYX. Rates start at $494/ night. On February 14, Executive Chef Alexander La Motte will present a three-course “His and Her” sweetheart dinner ($95) with optional wine pairings and live singer in the Lobby Lounge. You can also dine in the modern Japanese restaurant ONYX, where Chef Masa Shimakawa will prepare a four-course menu ($75). For a more interactive experience, the Wellness Kitchen is having a cooking class and dinner from 6:00-8:30 pm, led by Registered Dietitian-Chef at California Health & Longevity Institute. The Institute’s resident “Love Doctor” Ilana Kukoff will be on-site during the evening providing relationship advice. 2 Dole Dr., Westlake Village, 91362; 818.575.3000

Bo Nuage
Bo Nuage is offering a special Black Forest heart-shaped nuage cake (dark chocolate and cherry) for the special person in your life. An individual one is priced at $6 and one to share in a 4″inch heart shape for $22. They also have their signature round nuage cakes in 12 flavors, which are all around 200 calories and come in gluten and dairy free versions. 8010 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, 90046; 310.880.2065

The Churchill
The Churchill is offering a tasting menu ($100) for two that is full of aphrodisiac inspired dishes. Items include Herbed Goat Cheese & Fig Blintz, Caviar; Malpeque Oysters; Cured & Smoked Salmon Tartare; Spiced Diver Scallops with Roasted Garlic Hollandaise, Smoked Almonds; Charcoal Beef Carpaccio; Ricotta Tortelini with Schaner Farms’ Duck Egg, Duck Leg & Asparagus Sauté; Habachi Grilled Halibut; Marinated Charred Ribeye Steak; Strawberry Basil Panna Cotta; and Chocolate Brioche Bread Pudding. Resys are available from 5-11 pm. $140 for the menu and bottle of Rosé; 8384 W 3rd St., West Hollywood, 90048; 323.655.8384

The Hudson
The Hudson is having  a “Lucky Hour” from 4-7 pm, where they will premiere their new winter cocktails which will be included as “Lucky Hour” specials at $9. Cocktails include: Liquid Courage (correlejo repo, oz Grand Marinier, Campari, lime); Edison (thyme infused 10 cane rum, orgeat, Triple Sec, lime, Floater of Myers dark rum); Paper Weight (Belvedere, pavan, orange ginger elixir, lemon, dashes angostura); Antico (Tanquerey, aperol, carpano antica, solerno orange liqueur); and  Lower East Side (High West double rye, vya vermouth, dashes of angostura). 1114 N Crescent Heights Blvd., West Hollywood, 90046; 323.654.6686

Rockwell Table and Stage
Valentine’s Day falls on the closing weekend of For The Record: Baz Luhrmann at Rockwell: Table & Stage. See the star-crossed lovers finale all weekend long from February 13-February 15. $25-55; for tickets: 323.661.6163 (ext 20) or; doors 7 pm, show 8 pm; 1714 N Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, 90027; 323.669.1550

Barlo Kitchen + Cocktails
Barlo’s Chef Adam Steudle is taking a stand against greeting card markers’ favorite day of the year, and inviting the Singles for a special menu. Head here for an Un-Valentine’s Day menu including items like “Forever Alone Frites” or “She Devil” Eggs, and main courses, made for one, like the Pork Belly or “Door in the Wall” polenta. 1697 Pacific Ave., Venice, 90291; 424.214.1063

Bigfoot West
If fancy dinners aren’t your thing, head over to the bar scene and celebrate the single life! DJ Charlie X will be spinning funk, soul, indie, 80s, 90s, and classic Valentine’s jams. February 14, 9 pm; 10939 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, 90034; 310.287.2200

The Valentine’s Day Feast ($55), on Seared Albacore Sashimi with Maui Onions and Soy Vinaigrette; Pan Fried Japanese Scallops with Truffle Mashed Potatoes; Spicy Tuna Hanabi; Robata course: Sake (salmon), Negima (chicken and green onions), and Kobe Pepper (American Kobe beef with black pepper sauce);  Sushi course: Tuna, Salmon, Albacore & Baked Lobster Roll with Asparagus & Avocado and two glasses of champagne and a Chocolate Volcano Cake. Katana’s Premium Feast ($80) is available upon request; 8439 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069; 323.650.8585

BOA Steakhouse Sunset
Their Chef’s Valentine’s Specials for Two includes ½ Dozen Oysters ($32); (2) Malpeque Oyster, Truffled Caviar;  (2) Kumamoto Oyster, Blood Orange Gelée;  (2) Eastern Oyster, Sea Urchin Foam; 16 oz. Chateaubriand for Two, carved table-side, and served with “Crab Oscar” mashed potatoes, white asparagus, and béarnaise ($95); and Lobster Thermidore for Two, served with farmers’ market vegetables ($100). 9200 W Sunset Blvd., #650, West Hollywood, 90069; 310.278.2050

BOA Steakhouse Santa Monica
Valentine’s Day Specials include Grilled Calamari Salad with wild rocket arugula, pomegranate, radish, and Meyer lemon vinaigrette; Prime Hanger Steak au Poivre with pommes dauphinoise; and Dark Chocolate Mousse with a chocolate tulip cup and fresh raspberries. 101 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, 90401; 310.899.4466

Sushi Roku Santa Monica
Grab the Chef’s Valentine’s Day Omakase Menu ($80) and a special Red Velvet Bread Pudding. 1401 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, 90401; 310.458.4771

Sushi Roku Pasadena
Grab the Chef’s Valentine’s Day Omakase Menu ($85/couple), which include dessert and champagne and Valentine’s Day-themed cocktails and champagne specials. Plus, get a complimentary takeaway photos of each couple. 33 Miller Alley, Pasadena, 91103; 626.683.3000

Chianina Steakhouse
Celebrate with a four-course menu ($90) by David Coleman, Executive Chef for Michael’s Restaurant Group. The night’s menu highlights include: Grilled Razor Clams stuffed with fennel and breadcrumbs; Choice of Winter Root Vegetable SaladDungeness Crab with avocadoPork Belly with caramel apple or Squid Ink Spaghetti with uni sauce; Choice of 8 oz Prime Filet Mignon with potato gnocchi, forest mushrooms, and bordelaise sauce, Seared Ahi Tuna with a scallion puree, roasted artichokes, sun chokes, and Taggiassca olives or Grilled Half Rack of Colorado Lamb with a mint pesto, potatoes gratin, and Brussels sprouts; and Salted Caramel and Chocolate Tart with raspberry crème anglaise. 5716 2nd St., Long Beach; 562.434.2333

Rok Sushi Kitchen
They are serving a 3-course Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu ($55) paired with sparkling beverages. Each course will be paired with a sparkling sake or wine that complements the dish. Items include Ahi Tuna Salad; Salmon Carpaccio; Manhattan Roll (shrimp tempura, cucumber, avocado, salmon, tuna, yellowtail); Soba Stir Fried Noodles with Chicken; and House-Made Tiramisu. 11:30 am-11 pm; 1200 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach, 90254; 310.798.4765

Enjoy a four-course prix-fixe menu($60+) from Chef-Partner Gino Angelini. The Valentine’s Day menu includes Sunchoke Soup with braised veal cheek and Sunchoke chips; Butternut Squash Tortelli with Amaretti, brown butter, pecorino, and sage; Vegetables en Papillote with baby carrots, baby fennel, Tinker Bell Peppers, rapini, fingerling potatoes, garlic, and white wine; and Dark Chocolate Chambord Tart, with Rosewater shortbread and raspberry macaron. 5:30 pm–midnight; 9201 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069; 310.278.2060

They are serving a four course prix fixe menu ($55) during regular dinner service on Valentine’s Day. Choices include Lobster Bisque with huacatay jalapeño potato latkes, yuzu caviar, seaweed lettuce; Truffle Betarraga with burrata, red and golden beets, aji amarillo vinaigrette; Pan Fried Branzino with aji amarillo glazed baby artichokes, celery mash, roasted baby carrots; Arroz con Quail with cilantro rice, fried yucca, huancaina, salsa criolla; Grilled Lamb Loin with sautéed golden quinoa, tomato eggplant stew, roasted peewees; Aji Mirasol Butter Poached Lobster with fresh green peas, seaweed, turmeric, purple potato crisp; and Chocolate-Covered Strawberries and Alfajores with dulce de leche and rocoto chocolate ganache alfajore. Vegetarian substitutions available; 514 W. 7th St., Los Angeles, 90014; 213.622.3744 

They are serving a five course prix fixe menu ($65) during regular dinner service. Highlights include: Tuna Tiradito with soy ceviche dressing, green apple; Duck Croquette with baby beets, burrata cheese, aji amarillo; Chaufa de Langosta; Prime Beef with Brussels sprouts, butternut squash, rocoto; and a dessert of Strawberry Flan. 9575 W Pico Blvd., Los Angeles; 310.277.0133

Order up their six course prix fixe menu ($110). Dishes include: Uni Shooter with Hokkaido scallop and sweet choclo; Oyster a la Chalaca with leche de tigre foam; Bun con Chicharron (steam bun with crispy pork shoulder); Anticucho de Pulpo (grilled octopus with olive Botija sauce); Guiso de Pato (two-way duck leg with orange miso sauce with edamame puree); and dessert of Selva Negra (chocolate layer cake with cocoa leaves). 13488 Maxella Ave., Marina Del Rey, 90292; 310.893.6100

Post & Beam
They are serving a three course prix fixe menu ($43). Dishes include: Bibb Lettuce and Endive Salad with Pickled Shrimp & Buttermilk Dressing; Hanger Steak with Lyonnaise Potato, Wilted Spinach and Lobster Hollandaise; Wild Grouper, Smoked Celery Root Mashed, Garden Greens & Lemon-Caper Relish; and dessert of Devil’s Food Cake with Nutella Butter Cream Frosting & Blood Orange Confit. Available February 13-15, during regular dinner service; 3767 Santa Rosalia Dr., Los Angeles, 90008; 323.299.5599

Willie Jane
Feast on their three course prix fixe menu ($75). Dish choices include: Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad with pickled shrimp, Pixi tangerines and avocado; Pan Fried Sweet Breads with garden peas, heirloom carrots, and blackberry romesco; Spicy Smoked Clam Chowder with Tasso ham and fava beans; Vegan Risotto Fritters with vadouvan-spiced Kabocha squash and crispy garden roots; Wild Striped Bass, charred escarole, red beans, house bacon and fried corn bread; Oxtail Agnolotti, peanut-black eye pea puree, collard green potlikker; Prime Sirloin, glazed cipollini onions, braised celery hearts and smoked brisket hash; Grilled Beet Fillet with fried macaronis, green apple, cashew cheese and horseradish custard; and dessert choices of Peanut Butter and Banana Crème Brûlée or Chocolate Chess Pie with pecan praline and bourbon ice cream. 1031 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Los Angeles, 90291; 310.392.2425

Wokcano Restaurant Santa Monica
This Valentine’s Day join in the I Heart Santa Monica VDay Bash! Whether you’re taken or single, celebrate your love for Santa Monica. Festivities include: music by DJ Frankie; complimentary hors d’oeurves from 9-10 pm; -for-1 oyster bar; complimentary “man”icures for ladies and men; raffle with amazing prizes from Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Santa Monica Surf and Flight Lessons, Chipolte Party Package, Dinner for 2 & more; photo booth; and themed cocktail specials. Benefiting Meals on Wheels West.  $10 in advance/$15 at the door; Valentine’s Day, 9 pm – 2 am; More Info

High Rooftop Lounge
Hotel Erwin’s roof top is a romantic destination for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy the Sunset Romance menu ($100/couple) from one of the best views on the coast. It includes a rooftop table, refined bottle of champagne and Chef’s selection of specialty California cheeses and charcuterie. 4-6 pm; 1697 Pacific Ave., Venice Beach, 90291; resys: 424.214.1004

Whiskey Red’s
This Marina del Rey has uninterrupted views of the beautiful harbor from their cozy patio or inside the spacious indoor dining room. They have a four course sweetheart menu ($65). where you can choose from options, which include oysters and Love Me Tender-loin, as well as a variety of the restaurant’s new seafood menu items and more. 13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey 90292; 310.823.4522

Del Frisco’s Grille Santa Monica
They are serving up a Lobster & Steak dinner for 2 on Valentine’s Day! Enjoy 8 oz filet & 8 oz lobster tail with champagne butter and loaded potato cake, paired with a 13oz bottle of Laurent Perrier champagne for $120. 1551 Ocean Ave., #105, Santa Monica, 90401; 310.395.7333

Big Bar
They are having a Carnival Cabaret Prom with Jordan Gold as their magician, a fortune teller, balloon artist, crazy decor and fun house mirrors, staff in burlesque/carnival cabaret gear, high striker, and a photo booth. Of course, you can expect delicious cocktails by bar ring leader Dan Long. Oh, and his absinthe cotton candy. 1927 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles, 90027; 323.644.0100

Executive Chef Giselle Wellman presents a five course “Caviar Affair” ($95) dinner menu. Menu highlights include dishes like the Package of Love Agnolotti with red wine and Point Reyes Blue Cheese, and the You Had Me at Risotto with Black Winter Truffles and Parmesan. The menu also includes a glass of Nicolas Feuillate Rosé Champagne. They are also having a “Morning After” Brunch  ($60) Saturday and Sunday mornings with a three-course caviar-centric menu including items like a Petit Petrossian Caviar presentation inclusive of 12 grams of Transmontanus caviar, followed by main dishes like the caviar scrambled eggs with whipped vodka crème, chives, and toast or the smoked trout with asparagus, lemon, dill, crème fraiche, pickled red onion, and topped with rainbow trout roe. Dessert includes vanilla panna cotta with espresso caviar and cardamom shortbread cookies and dulce de leche crème brulee. Bellini, mimosa, or Mumm Napa Valley Blanc de Blancs are also included. For both menus, a selection of the 93-year old caviar house’s signature caviar is also available. 321 N Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, 90048; 310.271.6300 or

Café Pinot
Café Pinot is partnering with the LA Library to present the Literary Love menu inspired by the tales of passion from time-honored novels. Selected novels were personally chosen by City Librarian John F. Szabo who joined with Executive Chef Sydney Hunter to capture the flavors and essence of the beloved characters. Rounding out the culinary tour through literature, Compartes Chocolatier has designed a trio of literary-inspired and artfully designed chocolates perfect for sharing in the intimate patio surrounded by twinkling lights in the 100 year old olive trees. Available Saturday and Sunday February 15-16, enjoy the Literary Love menu and receive a complimentary bottle of founding Chef Joachim Splichal’s signature cuvee. $75; February 1-28, Monday-Saturday, 5-10 pm, Sundays, 4:30-9 pm; 700 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, 90071; 213.239.6500

This restaurant is partnering with iconic Parisian perfume house L’Artisan Parfumeur to create a three-course menu ($80), inspired by the natural fragrant ingredients of the Explosions d’Émotion collection. Enjoy complimentary fragrance samples, along with a voucher towards a future L’Artisan Parfumeur purchase. Dishes include Nova Scotia Salmon with citrus-cured apple and grain mustard; Atlantic Black Cod with tender carrots and roasted garlic fumet, or the Omaha Beef Tenderloin with smoked potato mousseline and Bordelaise syrup; and dessert of Passion Fruit Crémeux with Valrhona chocolate and coconut sorbet. The restaurant’s second Valentine’s Day option is a six-course tasting menu ($160) that includes highlights like Oysters in Seawater with sea urchin, tapioca, and kombu; Layer Cake of Big Eye Tuna with soya onion, avocado, and ponzu vinaigrette; and Black Truffle Risotto with acquerello rice, Parmesan, and mascarpone. Full menus are available onlineL’Artisan Fragrance Menu – 5-9:30 pm; Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu – Pre-Theater 5-5:30 pm; Non Pre-Theater 5-9:30 pm; 141 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, 90012

Mud Hen Tavern
The new neighborhood bar and restaurant from chef Susan Feniger, is offering a special “Opposites Attract” menu for you and their loved one(s). Whether you’re looking to celebrate with your sweetheart or surround yourself with other singles, everyone can all enjoy a delicious dinner paired with cocktails at Mud Hen Tavern. They will also be offering a “Cupid’s Special” at the bar – if you buy someone else a glass of Vovetti Prosecco, you’ll receive an appetizer (complimentary goat cheese and strawberry fritter) for two to share! Vegetarian and vegan options are available. 742 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, 90038; 323.203.0500

Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse
Enjoy 3 ($65) or 4 ($75) courses including Tuscan Kale Salad with goat cheese, acorn squash, pepitas, and sherry vinaigrette; Pan-seared Diver Scallops with cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and kale slaw, almonds; Oak Grilled Filet Mignon with carrot-Yukon potato forchette, baby carrots, and red wine sauce; and S’more Kiss with dark chocolate center, milk chocolate Chantilly, mallow fluff and graham crumble. February 14, 5:30-9:30 pm; Saturday, February 15, 5-9 pm; Sunday, February 16, 4:30-8:30 pm; 213.680.0330

Kendall’s Brasserie and Bar
They are serving up 3 ($60) or 4 ($75) courses including Lobster Bisque with brioche crouton; Veal Sweet Breads with vegetable-truffle risotto and Port wine glaze; Roasted Barramundi with lentils du Puy, whole-grain mustard potato puree, crispy leeks; and Les Fraises et Crème with vanilla mousse, strawberry paper, rose water meringue, and strawberry-yogurt sherbet. 5 – 11:30 pm; 213.972.7322

Ray’s & Stark Bar
The 3 course menu ($60) here include Octopus with burrata cheese, salsa Calabrese, and toasted broccoli cicco; Heart Shaped Ravioli with beet pasta, egg yolk, ricotta, and fine herbs; and Sundae Cart with a selection of offerings to make a tableside sundae. 5 – 10 pm; 323.857.6190

Enjoy 3 courses including Fruits de Mer composed progression of lobster with horseradish, tomato water gelee, oyster with sake picked ginger granite, and poached green lipped mussel with red coconut curry mousse; Coeur de Boeuf Frites with paillard of grilled beef heart, chimichurri, super fine crisp shoestring fries, and creamed Swiss Chard; and Chocolate Pavlova with passion fruit and pistachios. 3 courses & 30 minute guided galleries tour: $60 members, $75 for non-members; 7:30 pm tour/ 8 pm dinner & 8 pm tour/8:30 pm dinner; 323.857.6197

Descanso Gardens
Their 4 course menu ($70/members, $78/non-members) include Warm Celeriac Soup with roasted celeriac, fried leeks, and chive oil; Little Gem Lettuce with olive oil roasted baby Chioggia beets, hazelnut-cavolo nero pesto, aged goat cheese, and shaved black bread; Pan-Seared Arctic Char with herb roasted new potatoes, sautéed broccoli rabe, caramelized garlic, and Meyer Lemon nage; and Strawberries ‘n’ Cream with vanilla mousse, strawberry paper, rose water meringue, and strawberry-yogurt sherbet. 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm seatings; 818.790.3663

Rustic Canyon
Enjoy award-winning chef Jeremy Fox’s menu ($85) of farmers’ market-inspired small plates, served family style. Choose eight plates per table from a selection of 16 menu items. Highlights include Steelhead Tartare with “Sierra Gold” potato, oyster, and old bay; Stone Valley Farms Pork Rillete, served in a jar with pickled red onion, parsley, and violet mustard; Roasted Scallops with cauliflower, vadouvan, and pine nut-raisin relish; and a Strawberry Lattice Pie with vanilla ice cream from Pastry Chef Laurel Almerinda. Also enjoy specialty seasonal cocktails, as well as a wine pairing to complement the meal ($45). Full menu is available online. 5:30-11 pm; 1119 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401;  Resys are recommended: OpenTable or 310.393.7050




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