Valentine’s Day

Shade Hotel
zinc@shade, the boutique hotel’s restaurant, is offering a four course menu. On Saturday, the menu includes a choice of Amuse Bouche; Roasted Cauliflower and Potato Soup with Parmesan Cannoli and Chive Oil; 12 Hour Braised Short Rib with House Made Maine Lobster Ravioli, Corn-Bacon Cassoulet, Rainbow Fingerling Hash and Root Vegetable Crisps; or Garlic Roasted Cauliflower Steak with Grana Padano Potato Risotto and Smoked Romesco Sauce. Desserts choices include Tahitian Vanilla Panna Cotta with Passion Fruit Caviar, Dark Chocolate Mousse, Pomegranate Coulis or Spiced Almond Brittle. $50; Saturday: 5 pm & 8 pm, Sunday, 5 pm; 1221 N Valley Dr, Manhattan Beach, CA; 310.546.4995

Oak Grill
The culinary team at Oak Grill helmed by Chef Marc Johnson is creating a highly seductive meal to be shared by special someones for Valentine’s Day. The Four-Course Menu includes a First Course of Chilled Frutti Di Mare Platter – crab legs, prawns, oysters, cocktail sauce and remoulade. Second Course choices are Lobster Bisque or Baby Green Salad. The Entrée Course features Wagyu Ribeye Medallion and Chilean Sea Bass, along with other selections served with choice of two gourmet sides. The end of the celebration is highlighted with a Chocolate Salted Caramel Bombe; and a very bubbly Champagne Toast with a sparking rosé is included. $100/per person; Saturday & Sunday; The Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660; Reservations: 949.760.4920

118 Degrees
The charming plant-based living foods restaurant is serving up a Valentine’s Day 5-course prix fixe menu, including a glass of Frizzante. Executive Chef Jenny Ross is serving up courses, beginning with Cremini mushrooms stuffed with walnut pesto; Verde Tacos topped with fresh Napa cabbage, spicy Pepita cheese, cucumber, corn, carrots, chopped spinach, Tomatillo salsa and spicy Pepitas; Coconut Curry Wraps with sweet yellow curry, vegetables, coconuts, a savory red sauce and sweet crème filling; Tomato Stacks, thin slices of Roma tomatoes topped with an olive basil vegetable chutney, capers, fresh basil and marinated red onions; Red Pepper Kelp Noodles; and a dessert sampler. $75/couple or $40/person; Sunday, 6 pm & 9 pm; 18636 Ventura Boulevard, Tarzana, CA 91356; 818.660.1118 

Bar Mattachine
The gay craft cocktail bar in the heart of DTLA has everything you need to celebrate with your sweetheart, offering tasty breakfast bites and specialty cocktails during The Windup Sunday Brunch. Bite into two fresh and toasty breakfast sandys from Chef Maxwell, including the open-faced Vegan Virgin, a bed of butter lettuce topped with seared tofu, grilled and marinated Portobello mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, avocado and bean sprouts and Her Slutty Sister, a roasted pork belly sandwich on sourdough toast with sundried tomatoes, arugula, grilled Portobellos and roasted garlic aioli. Savor an $8 My Bloody Valentine cocktail from Owner Garrett McKechnie who is shaking up these specialty spicy libations with Mattachine’s house-made bloody Mary mix and your choice of vodka or gin. You can also enjoy a classic Mimosa with fresh orange juice, Curaçao and Champagne or opt for the refreshing Ramos Gin Fizz crafted with gin, egg whites, cream and fresh lemon and lime juices topped with soda. During The Windup, host Shawn Morales and DJ James Cerne turn up the beat on the dance floor and the discounted brew-skies flow, featuring $3 Pabst Blue Ribbon Beers and $4 Joe’s Pilsnersfrom 3-9 pm. Sunday, 10-2 am; 221 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.278.0471

Bruxie Santa Monica
Indulge in two Valentine’s Day specials from Owner & Executive Chef Dean Simon, celebrating ripe, locally grown California strawberries for the holiday. Get down with The Love Bruxie, filled with warm Belgium chocolate, fresh California strawberries, whipped cream and powdered sugar for just $6.95. Pair that with the decadent Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Shake blended with real Wisconsin frozen custard and fresh California strawberries, served in a chocolate rimmed cup topped with whipped cream and a juicy red strawberry dipped in chocolate for $5.95. Through Sunday, 10 am-9 pm; 1412 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 424.268.9955

Celestino Ristorante
Owner and Executive Chef Calogero Drago will be cooking up a Valentine’s Day special menu, featuring four courses of delicate seafood, hearty (and heart-shaped) house-made pastas and even a delightful dessert. The dinner includes Insalata D’Aragosta alla Romeo e Giulietta, a steamed lobster salad with sweet pea sauce and melon; Ravioli di San Valentino is heart-shaped ravioli with red beets in a goat cheese sauce; Filetto di Branzino con Patate Peruviane alla Moda Degli Amori di Primavera, filet of sea bass on red Peruvian mashed potatoes, celery and black truffles; and the Anellini di Pollo con Salsiccia, Funghi Porcini alla Serenata Notturna, chicken breast stuffed with sausage, mushrooms, pink peppercorns and a Brandy sauce. The Torta Sorpressa D’Amore is a surprise love cake that is great for sharing. $68/person; Sunday, 5:30-10:30 pm; 141 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101; 626.795.4006

They are serving up chopped steak burgers, crispy triple-cooked fries, creamy frozen custards and Champagne specials all day long. Raise a glass to romance with $20 Bottomless Mimosas, Habanero burger topped with a four-chili mix of red bell pepper, Habanero, jalapeño and Anaheim peppers with garlic mayo and queso fresco. A perfect complement to a chopped steak burger, Mick’s Triple Cooked Fries are fresh-cut Russet potatoes cooked three times to a crisp-golden perfection. A special Valentine’s Day sweet treat, the velvety Strawberry Cheesecake Frozen Custard is whipped up with liquid nitrogen and creamy cheesecake bites are swirled into a tart, blush-colored berry mixture for just $6. Sunday, Noon-10 pm; 3319 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026; 323.928.2963

Owner Carolos Tomazos recommends sharing the love and sharing small plates like Octopus in wine with pearl onions and red wine, along with Potted Duck with walnuts, orange and cardamom and Herb Crusted Salmon with an eggplant-Tahini salad and Oven Roasted Potatoes with lemon and garlic. Pair these clean plates with the delicate Persephone wine cocktail poured with Champagne, pomegranate juice, lemon and fresh thyme. Follow that up with a decadently delicious Valentine’s Day special dessert of Karydopita; a walnut and date cake with Brandy and honey whipped cream for $9. Sunday, 5:30-9 pm; 606 Broadway Ave, Suite 101, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.458.3366

Executive Chef Shigefume Tachibe is cooking up delectable Valentine’s Day specials that couples are sure to fall in love with. Begin with the Osawa Bouillabaisse, a steamy saffron stew offering of clams, white fish and cayenne aioli for $39; Australian Wagyu Steak served with traditional Dengaku miso, spring vegetables, rice and a side of miso soup for $48; Uni Spaghetti for $14; Bonito Salad with garlic and olive oil for $18; Spicy Tuna Tartare for $16; and Shrimp Chili for $14. Sunday, 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 5-9:30 pm; 77 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103; 626.683.1150

solita Tacos & Margaritas Valencia
Owner and Executive Chef Deborah Schneider is serving up authentic Antojitos perfect for sharing: Yellowtail Tropical Ceviche with diced Gulf of California yellowtail tossed in fresh-squeezed lime juice, Serrano chilies, cucumber, tropical fruit, salsa Fresca and avocado; crispy Chicken Taquitos are stuffed with shredded chicken and cilantro, topped with lettuce, salsa Fresca, sour cream and guacamole; Queso al Forno is melted, hot Mexican cheeses topped with green onions and Serrano chilies, served with warm corn or flour tortillas; and Watermelon Copa is a glass goblet filled with juicy watermelon cubes, along with lime wedges and Chile con Limon. A special Valentine’s Day Frozen Margarita Flight for $12 is perfect for sipping on with your sweetie! A trio of ice-blended tart and juicy margaritas from Beverage Director Colin Pflugradt, choose three fresh flavors to enjoy: strawberry, kiwi, mango, watermelon, pomegranate, guava or pineapple. Sunday, 11 am-10 pm, bar remaining open until Midnight; 24201 Valencia Blvd, Suite 3470, Valencia, CA 91355; 661.291.1399

The Raymond 1886
Executive Chef Tim Guiltinan is cooking up a four-course Valentine’s Day dinner menu. Dishes include the Micro Farmed Oyster, MA with “Naughty” sauce; Japanese Baby Albacore with bacon Dashi, winter citrus and chili pepper; Arugula & Wild Mustard Salad with Montana blueberries, sheep’s milk cheese and almond dressing; Veracruz Lobster Soup with pickled corn and Oaxacan chili; Roasted Chicken with goat cheese polenta, grilled asparagus and rosemary jus; Roasted Artichoke Ravioli with Pecorino cream, English peas and a marjoram pesto; Prime Beef with liquefied potato, South Pasadena Farmer’s Market vegetables and salsa Verde or Colombian River Wild Salmon with Thai curry broth, palm hearts and hand rolled cous cous. Decadent desserts from Pastry Chef Eliot Pardo include choices like the Red Beet Velvet Cake is topped with white chocolate mousse and served with a house-made Meyer lemon cream cheese ice cream and Triple Chocolate Custard comes with passion fruit curd and tropical tea ice cream. Pardo is also sending you off with special Chocolate Truffles as end-of-dinner take-home favors. Complement this romantic dinner, with a signature 1886 Bar craft cocktail from Barman Peter Lloyd Jones for $10 each. The 1926 Vodka Cosmo is shaken up with vodka, fresh raspberries, fresh lemon and house-made simple syrup and the My Valentine is mixed up with Cognac, Peychaud bitters, Absinthe spray, sugar and a lemon peel. $105/person; Friday-Sunday, 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 5:30-10 pm; 1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.441.3136

Spare Tire Kitchen & Tavern
This one-of-a-kind mid-city tavern is offering a 5-Course blind tasting tapas dinner. Couples will be given blindfolds (optional) to explore their senses while enjoying five courses of creative and inventive dishes from Executive Chef Isaias Peña. This playful dinner also comes with a complimentary bottle of Champagne. Due to the fun conditions of this romantic top-secret dinner, the5-Course blind tasting tapas dinner will not be disclosed, but guests with allergy risks are urged to alert the kitchen ahead of time. As for a little liquid love, Bar Manager Melissa Taimanglo is pouring specialty cocktails like the Horney Sidecar crafted with Buffalo Trace bourbon, Cointreau and lemon juice, along with other youthful libations like the Bubbly Fragola mixed with Russian Standard vodka, lime juice, muddled strawberries and topped off with fizzy Prosecco. $60/person; Sunday, 10 am-11 pm; 5370 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.525.2618

Venice Whaler
The rocking beachside eatery is offering a fun weekend of festivities, along with delicious food and drink specials to mark the romantic occasion. On Saturday, join in the Pajama Jammy Jam. Get cozy in your bedtime onesie, sweats, flannel, pajamas, or something a bit sexier if you dare and head to where Washington Boulevard meets the sand for this fun-filled party. Bar Manager Brittini Rae will be pouring out specialty cocktails for girls and gals called the HIS and HERS for just $8 each. Sip on HIS crafted with scotch, apple brandy and strawberries or savor HERS, mixed up with Pisco, mint, citrus and raspberries. Additionally, there will be $5 Pickle Back Shots and a $5 Whaler Fashioned on offer for anyone who dresses in their pajamas! On Sunday, Executive Chef Nick Liberato will be serving up two Valentine’s Day Specials, including a Whole Grilled Branzino with oregano and macadamia for $23, along with a Grilled Filet Mignon with black peppercorn sauce, whipped potatoes and green beans for $27. A fizzy bottle of Perrier Jouet Champagne will also be available for $80, along with the HIS and HER cocktail s. Find a sweetie on Saturday night and book your first date on Sunday at the Venice Whaler this Valentine’s Day. Sunday, 11 am-2 am; 10 W Washington Blvd, Venice, CA 90292; 310.821.8737

Cleo at The Redbury
Enjoy a four-course prix-fixe menu served with their signature Mediterranean twist. Curated by award-winning Chef Danny Elmaleh, the menu will feature a shared mezze board, choice of specialty soup or salad, entree, and dessert platter. Dishes include Roasted Rutabaga with Almond, Date & Orange; Burrata with Heirloom Apple and Herb Gremolata with Walnut, Watercress, Nigella, Sesame Cracker; Bone-In Braised Short Rib Sabzi Tagine, Lemon, Herb, Almond and Cous Cous; and Halibut with Saffron & Tomato Cured Lemon, Green Olive, Confit Garlic, Almond and Fava Bean. The full menu can be found here. $75; 1717 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028; reservations here

Join Chef Nyesha Arrington for a four-course, specialty Valentine’s Day menu of “foods that hug you from the inside.” With that and a built-in beachside setting perfect for a sunset stroll, who even needs a date? $95; Sunday, 5:30 – 11 pm; 123 Washington Blvd, Venice CA, 90291; 310.822.5379

The London West Hollywood’s signature restaurant, will be offering a Valentine’s Day menu that combines seasonal flavors and Executive Chef Anthony Keene’s signature touch. Draw a little closer while enjoying shared plates, a wide variety of appetizers, entrees and desserts like Oyster Rockefeller with Creamed Spinach, Burrata Cheese Salad with Radicchio, Candies Walnuts, Basil and Apple; Lobster Bisque with Chanterelle Mushrooms; Scallops and Asparagus Salad with Caviar Crème; Prime New York Steak with Santa Barbara Uni Butter and King Crab Gratinée and more in Boxwood’s sophisticated and stylish atmosphere. $85/person; Sunday, 6 – 10 pm;1020 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; Reservations here.

Umami Burger
Umami Burger is taking Valentine’s Day to celebrate the launch of their new dessert sliders! Salted caramel ice cream, topped with caramel drizzle, is sandwiched between two chocolate brioche Larder Bakery buns and sprinkled with a powdered sugar “U”! This Valentine’s Day, Umami Burger is offering you one free dessert slider per person. Offer is good at all locations. Post-Valentine’s Day, sliders will be served at 2 pm for $8. All Locations

Public School
For those on the opposite side of the love spectrum, or those just in love with beer, Public School is inviting you to “Shred Your Ex” on Valentine’s Day. Bring a photo of your ex to Public School all day long Saturday and Sunday, say your final goodbye with each location’s decorated shredder, and get 50% off your first beer purchase! Saturday & Sunday; (310, 213, 818, 805 locations)

This farm-and-forest-to-table spot helmed by Executive Chef CJ Jacobson, will offer a four-course prix fixe Valentine’s Dinner Menu with a glass of Prosecco. The restaurant’s design, inspired by its namesake — the sunflower — has a warm and cozy setting, perfect for a romantic dinner. Menu highlights include: an amuse bouche of Chilled Washington State Oyster, with a vichyssoise of Weiser Farms root vegetables and Meyer Lemon Conserve; Quince roasted in foraged forest floor served with buratta, herbs, citrus and grilled escarole; Maine Lobster Bisque with wild California bay brown butter emulsion; and the choice of entrees designed for two to share, both of which are served with sides of truffled potato sunchoke puree and fresh farmer’s market vegetables: Whole Roasted Wild Branzino glazed with blood orange butter sauce, or Grilled Prime New York Strip. Wind down with a Chocolate Chip Cramique a la mode served with Chocolate Cremieux, Crème Fraiche Custard Ice Cream and Coco Nib. Please note that menu items are subject to change based on ingredient availability and freshness. $100 per guest; Saturday and Sunday, 6-11 pm; 11334 Moorpark Street, Studio City, CA 91602

Chef David Bartnes serving special dishes like Scallop Crudo with citrus salad, caper crema, and Kalamata olive emulsion; Roasted Beet & Blood Orange Salad with roasted hazelnuts, frisée & arugula, and amustard vinaigrette; Coffee Rubbed Filet of Beef ($65*) with maple yam purée, and parmesan & pistachio broccolini; Jidori Chicken Ballotine ($48*) with watercress, Asian mushroom & lardon stuffing, whole grain mustard, and miso pan jus; Ras el Hanout Lamb Chops ($55*) with honey zaatar, roasted baby carrots, and mashed turnips; Pan-Seared European Sea Bass ($50*) with roasted tomato & olives, lemon couscous, arugula pesto; and a dessert of Mixed Berry Pavlova with rose syrup. Sunday; 1301 Manhattan Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254; 310.798.8227

Dia de Campo
At the Baja surf lodge-inspired eatery, Chef Ken Johnson will serve a four-course menu of reimagined Mexican specialties like Chocolate Duck Quesadillas with Oaxacan cheese, salsa negra, and tamarind; Scallops with parsnip purée, red cress, grilled pluots, and bacon crumbs; Pork Chili Verde with epazote olives, cotija, and tortillas; Plancha Pork Belly with smoked yogurt, roasted beets, nopal, crispy okra, and chicharron; Short Rib Empanada with corn salsa, sofrito, egg, and queso; and a dessert of Churros with raspberries, lime sugar, and spiced chocolate sauce. All guests will receive acomplimentary champagne toast. You can also opt to add a supplemental seafood platter course for an additional $15* per person. Festive libations ($12*) include Blood Orange is the New Black made with Blackhouse Single Barrel Patron Añejo, blood orange, bitters and Bows & Eros made with red wine, açaí, pineapple, Falernum. $55; Sunday; 1238 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254; 310.379.1829

West Hollywood’s modern Asian dining destination and rooftop is crafting a sweet and savory Lovers Menu from Executive Chef Louis Tikaram and the EP kitchen. Specials include two glasses of Prosecco or Veuve Clicquot, ½ dozen Pacific Oysters served with red chili, lime & cilantro or white soy & ginger, Chiang Mai Larb – spiced salmon, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaf & Cabbage, Lou Dogg’s Crispy Skin Chicken served with black vinegar, chilli & lemon, E.P Vegetable Fried Rice, and “Coconut S’mores” – toasted coconut marshmallow, graham cracker, roasted milk chocolate & berries with fresh strawberry sauce, served with a young coconut sorbet. You can also mix and match the Valentine’s Day specials with a signature Valentine’s Day cocktaila fruit served in a hollowed-out grapefruit called the Tainted Love ($14). On the LP rooftop, they will also host a “Not So Lonely Hearts” party presented by Tinder, for those who are single and ready to mingle! ($100/couple; $125/two people with Veuve Clicquot pairing); Sunday; 603 N La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.855.9955

Katana West Hollywood
The Sunset Strip spot will serve a special iteration of their three-course Izakaya prix-fixe menu including a complimentary champagne cocktail. Dishes include Tuna Carpaccio with wasabi soy truffle oil and parmesan cheese; Assortment of Robata-Yaki Skewers: Sea Bass, Chicken with green onions, American Kobe beef with black pepper sauce; Lobster with sherry soy vinaigrette and Burgundy reduction, topped with black truffles (premium only). You can also add a dessert ($10) and exclusively priced bottles of champagne include Dom Pérignon ($300*) and Cristal ($400*). $65/person, $85/premium offersing (two person minimum); Friday-Sunday; 8439 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.650.8585

Sushi Roku Pasadena
Pasadena’s premier modern Japanese restaurant, Sushi Roku, will offer a 5-course Valentine’s Omakase Menu, served with two glasses of sparkling Prosecco. Highlights include: Tartare Trio (toro, salmon, and shrimp) served on garlic toast, Sashimi San Ten Mori, Filet with blistered shishito peppers and carrots topped with mushrooms and black pepper sauce, Premium Sushi, and Raspberry Cheesecake with marshmallow sauce. $100/couple; Sunday; One Colorado, 33 Miller Alley, Pasadena, CA 91103; 626.683.3000

Del Frisco’s Grille Santa Monica
This Valentine’s Day weekend, Del Frisco’s Grille will be a place for lovers with cocktails, brunch, entrees and dessert for Santa Monica sweethearts. The Grille will offer a romantic brunch with Cupid’s Cocktails ($10.50 or $21 for a brunch carafe), made with a mix of Stoli Razberi, POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice and orange juice. Order up a a 6 oz. Filet and Lobster Tail for $44 and a Prime Rib for $41, paired with a Triple Chocolate Decadence for dessert for $9. You can also entering to win a Valentine’s meal through Facebook. Two lucky couples will win a last-minute brunch or dinner (valued at $200) on Saturday by tagging their date on Facebook and sharing why they’d like to spend Valentine’s Day weekend at Del Frisco’s Grille. All three California Del Frisco’s Grille locations – Santa Monica, Pasadena and Irvine – will be featuring these items. Santa Monica: Friday-Sunday; 1551 Ocean Ave. #105, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Obicà Santa Monica
Celebrate with Obicà’s delicious couples tasting menu. The prix-fixe meal includes four-courses of Obicà’s Italian fare that is optionally paired with the perfect hand-picked wines. Dishes include Carciofo – artichoke flan with pink peppercorns, peppermint and Parmigiana; risotto with lobster; and Dentice – a red snapper atop chickpea puree, Taggiasche olives, and fried sage. Dessert is a Semifreddo with white chocolate, vanilla, and red currant. $95, $25/wine pairing; Sunday; 606 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.393.6633

Celebrate Valentine’s with a three-course prix fixe menu. The menu features an 8-ounce Filet Mignon with your choice of Chardonnay Poached Scottish Salmon Filet or North Atlantic Lobster Tail as an entree. Each dish pairs perfectly with the LVE Collection by John Legend. Fleming’s is also offering a special brunch Valentine’s Day beginning at 11 am. Enjoy a delectable three-course menu featuring Fresh Seasonal Berries to start and choice of Filet Mignon Benedict or Baked Brioche French Toast accompanied with Roasted Baby Potatoes and Pan Seared Broccolini. Dinner: $59.95+, Brunch, $39.95; Friday-Sunday

Messhall is giving you a whole weekend to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Chef Pritchett has created a pre-fixe tasting menu or order a la carte. The tasting menu includes Warm Maine lobster with avocado salad, butter lettuce and citrus vinaigrette; Grilled filet of beef with foie gras butter, mashed sweet potatoes, roasted cipollini onions and port wine Demi glacé; Roasted truffle stuffed chicken breast with olive oil mashed potatoes, glazed carrots and a mustard chicken reduction; Soft serve ice cream sundae, chocolate cake, strawberry essence, homemade magic chocolate shell and whipped cream. Sunday; 4500 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027; 323.660.6377

The maestro of plant-based dining, Chef Tal Ronnen, will serve up a five-course menu this Valentine’s Day holiday. Chef Ronnen, with Executive Chef Scot Jones will offer Walnut Sherry Roasted Chanterelles with amaranth apple gremolata; Sundried Tomato Cannelloni with sundried tomato almond ricotta, and dueling sauces (Spinach cream and Truffle cream); and Scaloppini Chanterelle with pomegranate seeds and prosecco demi sauce. Also offered is the classic Italian Wedding Soup—a fun play on the translation (minestra maritata)  “married soup”—and was created for the menu (offered as an option for the second course) in the spirit of Valentine’s Day. $75; Sunday, seatings: 5 pm, 7 pm, and 9:30 pm; 8284 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA; 323.782.9245

This Culver City spot will transport you to India. Chef and owner, Akasha Richmond, is serving up a special menu that will include ginger & tangerine braised crispy duck leg with saffron quinoa and leeks & pistachios; tandoori NY steak with hand cut fries, chaat masala, and Sāmbār steak sauce; paneer, peas & pea tendrils with tomato & fenugreek sauce; and finished off with desserts infused with Indian spices like a cardamom & vanilla crème brûlée served with a rose shortbread or a flourless dark chocolate & cashew torte served with blood orange sorbet and old monk rum chocolate sauce. Friday-Sunday; 9531 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA

208 Rodeo Restaurant
Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, grab a seat on the dining terrace. 208 Rodeo will be offering a four course lovers’ prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day from Executive Chef Curt Gladden. Start with an amuse bouche of Caramelized Onion Tartlet with chevre, and then choose from Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail; Baby Beet Salad with pistachio and sorrel; or Wild Mushroom Bisque for the first course. For the main event, options include Wagyu Beef Short Rib with Anson Mills polenta; house made Spinach Ricotta Ravioli with baby artichoke and truffle butter nage; or Black Cod with butter beans and brown butter emulsion. Finish the night with Chocolate Fondue for two, served with fruit, brioche, and marshmallows. Live jazz and soul music from the Jerome Dean Trio will play through out the evening. $90/person; Sunday, 6-11 pm; 208 Via Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.275.2428

Located in the heart of the Sunset Strip, Estrella will be partnering with LXV Wine to offer a Valentine’s Day a 4-course dinner and optional wine pairing. Estrella’s Valentine’s Day menu will include Foie Gras & Truffle Mozzarella Toast with charred shishito pepper, sunchokes and haystack potatoes; Harissa Grilled Prawns with house made potato cavatelli, charred sweet onions and black garlic; Sous Vide Beef Tenderloin with red beet and black truffle risotto, grilled abalone mushrooms and beet chips; and Cinnamon Sticky Toffee Pudding with ginger-orange gelato & pecan praline. Vegetarian substitutions will also be available. $65, $35/optional wine pairing; Sunday, 5:30-10 pm; 8800 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Celebrate your Valentine from morning to night with brunch and dinner dishes at Viviane, the newly opened Beverly Hills restaurant from Executive Chef Michael Hung and restaurateurs Stephane Bombet and François Renaud. For daytime diners, Hung will pay homage to the Avalon Hotel’s most iconic resident, Marilyn Monroe, with a selection of brunch dishes inspired by the starlet’s most famous sweethearts, including Joe DiMaggio, Arthur Miller, John F. Kennedy, Marlon Brando, and Frank Sinatra. After sundown, Valentine’s Day guests will be treated to a romantic prix fixe dinner with a choice of three courses, highlighting Hung’s modern, California take on Continental classics. Highlights from the dinner menu include a Caviar Amuse-Bouche; a Salad of Blood Orange and Chioggia Beets with fennel, spiced pistachios, and Greek yogurt; Pan Roasted Delta Sturgeon with sautéed Bloomsdale spinach, Meyer lemon potato fondue, and crayfish butter; and Rose Scented Pavlova with pomegranate crémeux, grapefruit marmalade, and toasted oats. $72; 9400 W Olympic Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.407.7791

Hinoki & The Bird
This year lovebirds will be able to enjoy special brunch and dinner hours at Hinoki & The Bird from Executive Chef Brandon Kida!  Hinoki is normally closed all day on Sundays, but this weekend, guests visiting for Valentine’s day will be able to enjoy dinner. Dinner dishes will include Beef Tartare with pickled jalapeno and parmesan; Kabocha Squash Toast with burrata cheese and butterscotch miso; and Hinoki Scented Black Cod with dashi and shishito. In addition, Hinoki will treat guests visiting on Valentine’s Day with a complimentary to-go treat to enjoy. Sunday, 5-9 pm; 10 W Century Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90067; 310.552.1200

This Valentine’s Day, Terrine, a California brasserie from Chef/Owner Kris Morningstar and Restaurateur Stephane Bombet, will offer a six-course prix fixe menu. Menu highlights include Ricotta Gnocchi with truffle butter, pea greens, and parmesan; and a Trio of Beef with short rib, natural bavette, and bone marrow with balsamic beet purée, red flannel hash, and horseradish. Upon request, Chef Morningstar will also offer an entirely vegetarian or vegan menu. Managing Partner and Wine Director François Renaud will be on-hand to suggest wine pairings best suited to each course. The regular dinner menu will not be available. $75+, $30/optional wine pairing; Sunday; 8265 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323.746.5130

This restaurant + bar has dramatic interiors, amber glow, and sunken in dining pit providing a sultry and romantic ambience for Valentine’s Day. The menu includes Ahi Tuna Tartare “Taco”; Heirloom Tomato Timble with burrata, basil crystal, and walnut pesto; Japanese Eggplant Miso; Poha Crust Silver Skin Snapper with wild rice, butternut squash puree, and yuzu-champagne sauce; and N.Z Filet of lamb with house made herbes de provence, almond-sweet garlic, and roasted pee wee potato; and desserts of a Walnut Brownie. Sunday; 1519 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403; 310.394.7722

Faith & Flower
They will be offering a prix fixe 3-course menu with a “Welcome Toast” consisting of Blood Orange and Ginger Spritzer. You will have a choice of a first course, second course, and dessert. Prix fixe menu options will include a 5-Spiced Duck Terrine with rose water, beet mostarda and warm oatmeal bread; Maine Lobster Risotto with buttered leeks, marinated mussels and crispy shallot; Smoked Pimenton Braised Shortribs with roasted cauliflower, almond caper salsa seca and Natural Jus; and Sticky Toffee Pudding with black date cake, rye whiskey toffee sauce, apples and fermented caraway ice cream. $72; Sunday; 705 W 9th St, Los Angeles, CA 90015 213.239.0642

Paul Martin’s American Grill
Paul Martin’s is hosting a special Valentine’s Day dinner with selections including Alaskan King Crab Legs, Herb Crusted Natural Filet Mignon, and Pan-Roasted Black Cod, complete with wine suggestions. Enjoy the classics this Valentine’s Day without breaking the bank.

Saddle Peak Lodge
They are celebrating Valentine’s weekend with a 4 course menu by Chef Chris Kufek. The tasting menu include choices of Fisher Island Oysters; Beet Salad with pistachio granola, Spanish goat cheese, pickled grapes, and raisin mustard; and Venison Carpaccio. Second course choices include Wild Game Meatballs; Grilled Spanish Octopus & Shrimp Salad; and Portabella Mushroom Soup with shaved Périgord Truffles, thyme crème. The Main Course choices include Pan-roasted Wild Striped Sea Bass; Grilled Elk Tenderloin, Butternut Squash with brandied cherries, Crimini mushroom, Cipollini onions; Grilled Waygu Cap Steak; and Wild Mushroom Agnolotti, shaved Périgord Black Truffles, shaved Fiore Sardo Pecorino. Desserts include Banana Huckleberry Bread Pudding with vanilla bean ice cream; Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake with Rocky Road ice cream; and Mango Panna Cotta with white chocolate, raspberry, and pineapple mint. $125; Saturday & Sunday; 419 Cold Canyon Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302; reservations: 818.222.3888

Tanzy Restaurant
Westwood is offering a special 6-course menu
 throughout Valentine’s Day weekend. Under the direction of three-time James Beard award-winning chef Sherry Yard with Master Barman Adam Seger, the restaurant will offer the following menu, in addition to their regular offerings: Oyster Shooters with Thai chili-infused rum and coconut; Artisanal Cheeses and Charcuterie with honey-dipped figs to share and a choice of LaMarca prosecco or Piper-Heidsieck Champagne; Lobster Ravioli with red kuri squash velouté in a saffron vinaigrette and Strawberry-Magnolia Lover’s Punch; Grilled Angus Filet Mignon and Gulf Shrimp with fricassee of root vegetables and a sweet carrot emulsion and an Aphrodisiac Pisco Sour; Divine Layered Ambrosia paired with Smith Woodhouse Late Bottled Vintage Porto; and Chocolate Truffles, Cookies and Candies. $69, $9-$17/optional beverage pairings; Friday–Sunday; 10840 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024; 310.307.7004

Doma Kitchen
Enjoy dinner followed by a stroll around the scenic beach town, Manhattan Beach. Enjoy a Shrimp & Citrus Salad with fresh orange and grapefruit slices; Lamb Chops & Couscous Pearls drizzled with a fresh mint sauce and accompanied by a side of sauteed farmers veggies; and Doma Kitchen’s Quail’s Nest, a oven baked quail from Colorado Farm stuffed with chicken mousse on a bed of sauteed spinach in a white wine and mushroom sauce and assembled on top a puff pastry. Dessert is a Lovers Pastry with two crunchy cookies layered between sweet cheese mousse and red berries melt your heart. Friday-Sunday; 3962 N. Pacific Coast Hwy; Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; 310.647.3157

BOA Steakhouse West Hollywood
The contemporary American steakhouse on the Sunset Strip offers exclusive dishes from Executive Chef Jose Melendez: Ménage A Trios ($28), Maine lobster, shrimp, crispy oyster
avocado, pickled watermelon, red watercress, and burnt honey & yuzu puree; Opposites Attract ($75) – 8oz center cut filet & Nova Scotia lobster tail, garlic chive mashed potatoes, white and green asparagus, and Béarnaise; The Cube ($15), chocolate cake, raspberry ice cream, caramelized Swiss meringue, crème anglaise, and raspberry coulis. Friday-Sunday; 9200 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.278.2050

BOA Steakhouse Santa Monica
The seaside outpost of IDG’s iconic steakhouse will feature the following specials: Yellowtail Crudo with heart of palm, lipstick peppers, and white soy sauce; 10 oz Prime Hanger Steak with heirloom red rice, pickled vegetables, pea tendrils, sesame seeds, and mole negro; and Crème Brûlée Tart with passionfruit, chocolate crisp, and Chantilly cream. Friday-Sunday; 101 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.899.4466

Mastro’s Restaurants
Enjoy live entertainment, world-class service, and menu of steaks and seafood including: USDA Prime steaks & flavorful filets and seafood towers with freshly shucked oysters, chilled Alaska King Crab legs, a whole split lobster, giant shrimp cocktail. Wash it all down with perfectly chilled bottles of champagne, classic martinis, gorgeous, ruby-hued cocktails and end the night on a sweet note with the famous (rather, infamous!) Warm Butter Cake a la mode – a decadent dessert perfect for two.

Chef Anne Conness’ Nuevo Rancho hotspot in El Segundo will be offering four “It Takes 2 to Tango” specials meant to be shared by a dining duo, including a Seafood Tapas platter and a Rancho Surf & Turf plate, in addition to the regular a la carte menu. Romantic diners can also indulge in two glasses of Tattinger Champagne and chocolate dipped strawberries to cap off the night. The tapas platters include Seafood Tapas: Kumiai Oysters w Jalapeno Mignonette, Crispy Shrimp Diablo, Ceviche, Ahi Tostada and Farmstand Tapas: Guacamole, Kale & Goat Cheese Salad, Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, Corn Elote. The entrée for two includes Rancho Surf & Turf with Grilled Prime NY Steak & Lobster with Melted Guajillo Butter. $22+; Saturday-Sunday, 3 pm; 219 Main St, El Segundo, CA 90245; 310.322.2721

Gracias Madre
Couples who heart their veggies can enjoy a four-course vegan prix fixe menu from Executive Chef Chandra Gilbert, with a specialty cocktail from Beverage Director Jason Eisner to toast the occasion. The special menu will includes Sopa de Betabel made with roasted Be Love Farm beets, ancho oil, cashew crème, and burnt orange pecan dust; Ensalada Higo Asada with roasted fig, hazelnut, cashew truffle cheese, arugula; Stuffed Portobello en Croix with shiitake mushrooms, sunchoke purée, pastry, roasted root vegetables, guajillo sauce; and Pastel de Chocolate con Chile  made with luxardo cherry cashew cream, chocolate chile ganache, cinnamon syrup, smoked salt. The Jalisco Kiss Cocktail is made with Cóctel de Vino Espumoso botanical infused tequila blanco, housemade rose syrup, lemon, and sparkling wine. $50/person; Sunday, 5 pm – close; 8905 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.978.2170

Mr. C Beverly Hills
The luxurious, Italian-inspired property with the only Cipriani restaurant on the West Coast, 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 leading up to the holiday, a special three-course, prix-fixe menu 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 highlights include Diced Tuna Tartar with avocado and chives and Beef Medallions alla Rossini with foie gras and heirloom carrots. On Valentine’s Day,  Mr. C will be exclusively serving a romantic, four-course dinner menu, including a complimentary “deconstructed” Bellini at arrival; live music by Sandra Booker Quartet, the hotel’s resident blues and jazz singer Shawn Amos in the Lobby Lounge, 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. $79, Friday & Saturday; $135, Sunday, 7 pm; 1224 Beverwil Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90035; reservations or 310.226.6245

Tom Bergin’s Public House
Los Angeles’ historic Irish pub, which celebrates their 80th anniversary on February 11, will also be celebrating an alternative to the romantic Valentine’s Day holiday with their second annual S.A.D. (Single Awareness Day) Party! Friends can unite in their singleness by enjoying a DJ spinning unromantic tunes and specialty cocktails, plus Fireball shots to send to that special someone who ignites sparks from across the bar. For couples seeking a casual date spot, a special “Cheap Date” menu for two will also be available, including two Tom Bergin’s Burgers, two house made fries, and two cans of beer in a Champagne ice bucket. Adding further “flame to the fire,” Tom Bergin’s is encouraging guests to bring their ex-boyfriend or girlfriend’s items (photos, letters, etc.) to burn in the pub’s fireplace or gently-used clothing and items for a Goodwill donation collection. $30 (dinner); Sunday, 5-11 pm; 840 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.936.7151

Brentwood’s 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. 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. Adding to the indulgence, guests can enjoy live music all weekend, while Champagne and caviar carts roam the lounge and dining room. Reservations can be made via online or calling 424.273.1660.

Love & Salt
In addition to the regular a la carte menu, Chef Michael Fiorelli, is serving a special three-course “That’s Amore!” menu featuring a selection of classic Italian favorites like Antipasto Salad, Eggplant Parmesan, Baked Ziti, and Tiramisu. “That’s Amore” Menu includes a choice of: Tuscan white bean soup with wilted escarole, parmesan, torn ciabatta croutons; Antipasto salad with soppressata, marinated artichokes, olives, baby tomato, red onion, aged provolone, crispy chickpeas, oregano vinaigrette, and entree choices of Wood Oven Eggplant Parmesan with aged provolone, ricotta, chunky tomato sauce; Baked Ziti with house made fennel sausage, rustic tomato sauce, ricotta, bread crumbs; and “Chicken Chop” Milanese with tri colore caesar salad, and roasted chicken jus. Dessert is a choice of a Cannoli, Tiramisu, or Ricotta cheesecake. $45/person, $45/optional bottle of the Love & Salt Dolcetto-Refosco blend; FridaySunday, 5:30 pm; 317 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; 310.545.5252

Artisan House
Chef Karo Patpatyan at Artisan House in DTLA has crafted a three-course, prix-fixe menu that spotlights the bounty of the local markets with offerings that include English Pea Soup, Pan-Seared Salmon, and a Chocolate Hazelnut Tart. Live music will be playing through the duration of the evening. $45, $45/optional bottle of La Gran Courtage; Sunday, 5:30-11 pm; 600 S. Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213.622.6333

Pizza Romana
Couples, friends and families looking for a more casual Valentine’s Day experience can enjoy a glass of complimentary prosecco when dining in at the new Mid-City pizzeria known for its traditional Roman-style pies and fried chicken (made famous at the restaurant’s beloved precursor, Cube). Sunday, 5 pm-close; 15 N. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.939.1148 x10

The Bellwether
No Valentine? No problem. Gather your group and head to Studio City where The Bellwether will be serving up Bloody Mary and Mimosa specials all morning! Singles Awareness Day Brunch Specials include Mama Betty’s Bloody Mary – house-infused habanero vodka, house bloody mary mix, and a bacon salt rim garnished with a mini BLT ($8) and Mimosa – Prosecco and fresh-squeezed orange juice ($5). If you do have a Valentine, make a reservation for their steak and wine dinner. Chef Ted Hopson and Beverage Director Anne-Marie Verdi are serving a special bone-in rib eye for two with a bottle of Château Le Bergey Bordeaux. Brunch: Sunday, 10:30 am-2:30 pm; Dinner: $80, Friday-Sunday, 5-10 pm; 13251 Ventura Blvd., Suite A, Studio City, CA 91604; 818.285.8184

Rustic Canyon
They will be offering their traditional family-style, prix-fixe menu. Ideal for double dates or getting together with a group of friends, the whole table chooses 6 dishes out of 16 options. Menu highlights include Oysters Rockefeller with nettles, bread crumb, and vermouth; New York Strip with bone marrow, strawberry, fennel, and polenta; and Passion Fruit Marshmallow with a Hot Cocoa Tart. For a more casual option, guests dining in the bar/lounge area can choose from a select à la carte menu.  $110, $45/optional wine pairing; 1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.393.7050.

Knuckle & Claw
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with oysters and champagne at LA’s seafood mecca Knuckle & Claw. Skip the long, formal dinner and enjoy half bottles of champagne and $1 fresh oysters, no reservation required. Sunday, 5–10; 3112 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026; 323.407.6142

La Dolce Vita
They are serving a four-course Valentine’s prix-fixe from newly appointed Executive Chef Alejandro Galan. Italian and Californian wine pairings, curated by General Manager and Sommelier Melissa Strickland, will be available. The menu includes Hamachi Tartare with avocado mousse, puffed rice, watercress, ginger and serrano vinaigrette; Crab Cake with a Chayote carrot petite salad with a pepper remoulade sauce; Beet Salad with Burrata, petite greens, spiced walnuts, black olive vinaigrette; Lobster Bolognese; Truffle Risotto; Ravioli with spinach, Pecorino, mushroom sauce; Seared Branzino Filet with roasted fingerling potatoes and peppers, tomato caper sauce; Seared Rib Eye Steak with sunchoke mash, wilted spinach, green peppercorn sauce; and Tiramisu, Sorbet, Ice Cream, or Chocolate Covered Strawberries. $95; Friday, February 12th – Sunday, 5–11 pm; 9785 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.278.1845 or visit OpenTable

Jeannine’s Gourmet Food Hall in Westlake Village is celebrating Valentine’s Day with  “Bring Your Sweetheart” to brunch for bottomless Mimosas. Enjoy unlimited mimosas for only $18/couple. Sunday; 30770 Russell Ranch Rd, Westlake Village, CA 91362; 818.735.9726

Wilde Wine Bar & Restaurant
Wilde is offering unique and delicious ways to toast the most romantic time of year: “Wine Flights and Love Bites” sharing plates will allow you to indulge in wine flights paired with nibbles rumored to induce feelings of passion; Wilde Executive Chef Nader Naderi is stirring up a special Valentine’s dinner called “Food of Love,” that feature three courses with dishes made with ingredients known for their love-inducing properties; and the Wilde Wine School will offer a special “Crazy in Love” Wine Class, in which couples can taste a selection of five wines paired with small plates (space is limited; class meets on Sunday). Tuesday-Sunday (dinner Friday-Sunday); 320 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323.932.9500

FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place
Celebrat Valentine’s Day with a four-course prix-fixe dinner. In addition to FIG & OLIVE’s signature selection of Crostini, the restaurant’s prix-fixe courses and wine tastings include: Foie Gras with fig chutney and toast and paired with Chenin Blanc from France; Chilean Sea Bass with 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 with barley risotto, chanterelle mushroom, manchego, mascarpone, and Arbequina olive oil béarnaise paired with Chardonnay from Napa Valley; and Clementine Vacherin with a meringue, white chocolate mousse, and clementine sorbet paired with Muscatel from Spain. $79, $35/wine pairing; Saturday, 5:30–11 pm, Sunday, 5:30 – 10 pm; 8490 Melrose Place, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.360.9100

Il Fornaio
They are serving up a prix fixe menu with choices like Zuppa Etrusca, Insalata di Finocchi e Pecorino Pepato, Cuore di Raviolo con Rancetto (heart-shaped butternut squash ravioli served in a pancetta sauce with tomato coulis and Grana Padano), Cannelloni alla Valentino (house made pasta filled with shrimp, smoked salmon and Yukon Gold potatoes), Salmone Tartufato, and Anatra alla Perugina (wood-fired rotisserie duck with a citrus sauce). $36.95/ person, $17.95/optional wine flight; Sunday; 301 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.550.8330

Le Petit Paris
Enjoy a prix fixe menu including a complimentary amuse bouche and a glass of sparkling. Appetizers include Lobster Cassolette & Duck Foie Gras or Tuna Sashimi Heart with coriander, mango & ginger. Entrees include Herb crusted Lamb with Polenta or Filet of Sole Dieppoise with mussels, mushrooms, white wine cream & carrot purée, and desserts include Marie-Antoinette Pink & Gold macaron with almond panna cotta & red berries or Cupidon dark chocolate mousse with yuzu cream,green tea & coconut genoise. $85/person; Sunday; 418 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213.217.4445

Ox & Son
Valentine’s Day Specials (full menu also available) include American Caviar with Yuzu crème fraiche, warm blinis, classic accoutrement with drink pairings: Jean Dumont Sancerre, Charles Sparr Sparkling Rose, Mammoth Double Nut Brown Porter and a Whole Roasted Lobster Thermidor with Parmesan, tarragon, 5-spice lobster glace, grilled lime and drink pairings: The Vintager Chardonnay, Bandol Rose, Preston Zinfandel, Little Bo Pils. Sunday; 1534 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403; 310.829.3990

They are serving up a prix fixe menu with dishes like insalata mista with wild arugula, frisée, treviso, beets, chives, boschetto & white balsamic vinaigrette; carne cruda, beef tartare, black truffle, celery leaves & Parmigiano Reggiano; ostriche, oysters on the half shell; American wagyu flat iron steak with wild mushrooms, asparagus, salsify & black truffle glassato; beet cappellacci with goat cheese, fennel pollen & orange; and desserts including coconut panna cotta with blood orange sorbetti, basil & pomegranate seeds or a tortino, warm chocolate cake, nutella gelato. $95/person; Sunday; 8022 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323.951.9800

The Larchmont
Enjoy a romantic dinner from Chef Michael Bryant in the heart of Larchmont Village. Their three course prix-fixe menu includes dishes like Santa Barbara sea urchin with caviar, borage, sorrel, avocado mousse, and cucumber consommé; burrata with roasted beet, pickled fennel, green onion, radish, smoked almonds, and za’atar ciabatta crostini; Harissa seared scallops with pomegranate, prosciutto,  hollandaise, and frisèe; foie gras torchon with anise glazed pear, pinot noir saba, sesame & peanut crunch, and clark street baguette; house ricotta tortellini with asparagus, maitake mushroom, chili pesto, bread crumbs, and ricotta salata; strawberry panna cotta with angel food cake; and caramelized banana brioche bread pudding. $85/person; Sunday, 5 pm, 7 pm, 9 pm;

Esterel Restaurant
Chef Victor Boroda has created an aphrodisiac-inspired menu that will be available for Valentine’s Day weekend. The prix fix menu includes a fresh platter of Humboldt County-sourced Kumamoto oysters with a gazpacho mignonette and a delicate micro celery. The first course begins with the choice of a Grilled Romaine Salad with pickled grapes, black pepper, vinaigrette, and grana padano or Tuscan Kale Salad tossed with purple endive, dried cherries, goat cheese and hazelnut. The second course has the options of  Seared Scallop Crudo or the Boudin Blanc Meatballs in a rustic tomato sauce with harissa, polenta, and sprinkled pecorino. The third course includes the options of Spiced Duck Breast in a cherry port sauce paired with sunchoke puree and roasted rainbow carrots, Pan Seared Steelhead Salmon with a beluga lentil cassoulet, garlic saucisson and verjus, or Risotto with cremini mushrooms, butternut squash, sage, and peppered with parmesan to taste. For dessert, share the Chocolate Souffle, Rose Cheesecake Mille Feuille with candied rose petals, or Cupid’s Arrow – a chocolate cake with a white chocolate glaze. $150/couple, dessert, $15/couple; Saturday & Sunday, 5-10 pm; Sofitel LA at Beverly Hills, 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.358.3979

Cinépolis USA’s movie theater “Loveseat Package”
Grab two tickets with a special reservation in our spacious and comfortable seating, your choice of one bottle of Cinépolis Private Label Cabernet or Sauvignon Blanc, one sumptuous Cinépolis Private Label Chocolate Bar to share with your date, and one soft blanket to keep you warm. Saturday, 7 pm screening of Zoolander 2; Sunday, 7 pm screening of The Notebook. Package pricing varies by location. Tickets and more information here.

The Anaheim Packing House
The Anaheim Packing House will have live music on Sunday from 12-2 pm featuring The Honeydrops and 7-9 pm with Felice La Zae. Urbana will have a Pre-fixe Valentine’s Day Dinner. Dark 180 will have large, hand dipped chocolate strawberries (100% dark, milk and white chocolate options) available for purchase. Individual is $3 or a box of six for $15. Popbar will have free dippings and toppings all day! Lemon drop will have Strawberry Smoothie Saturday and Sunday for $5. BXCR Wine Bar will have a private Valentine’s Day dinner on Sunday ($100 per couple). Anaheim Brewery will offer a dollar off pints of Anaheim REDfrom Friday-Sunday. 440 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA; 714.533.7225

THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon
They are offering two menus, one for Valentine’s Day and the other for Valentine’s Weekend. The four-course Valentine’s Day menu starts with an amuse bouche of Maine lobster cocktail with avocado, piquillo peppers and yellow corn, a select of three entree choices: scarlet beet ravioli, Japanese hiramasa or hudson valley foie gras, and second course choices of anjou pear and gorgonzola salad or Dungeness crab and champagne bisque. For the main course, select from a mediterranean branzino, stone valley farm Berkshire pork loin or a land and sea duo of prime black angus ribeye medallion and wild-caught jumbo carabineros prawn. Finishing with dessert, choice of the republica del cacao chocolate panna cotta, tres leches cake or a meyer lemon tart. During Valentine’s Day weekend indulge in a three course menu. Starting with the amuse bouche of Maine lobster cocktail with avocado, piquillo peppers and yellow corn. Next, the scarlet beet ravioli for the first course, followed by the main course of prime black angus ribeye medallion, and dessert of the republica del cacao chocolate panna cotta. Weekend menu: $75/person, Day menu: $95/person; 1025 E. Ball Road, Anaheim, CA 92805; 714.817.4200

Anaheim White House
The Romeo and Juliet menu is perfect for any couple looking for a delicious night out. Start with heart shaped ravioli, cheese filled ravioli in a Porcini mushroom sauce. For entrées, indulge in the perfect pair duet of oven roasted filet mignon with Italian Gorgonzola cheese sauce paired with Atlantic Lobster tail with a champagne beurre blanc. Last, enjoy a special dessert created by their award winning Pastry Chef. $75; Friday-Sunday; 887 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA; 714.772.1381

The Catch
Celebrate love with chef Cory Rapp’s Valentine’s Day pre-fixe menu. The three-course dinner includes selections such as jumbo shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell, heart shaped ribeye for two, “surf & turf” combo with lobster tail and filet mignon, Skuna Bay salmon, Elvis ice cream cookie sandwich and E.V.O.O. chocolate cake. Sunday, 5-9 pm; 2100 E. Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA; 714.935.0101

Larchmont Sanctuary
L.A.’s couple’s spa is offering an elaborate couples spa packages including bubbly served while you soak together in a double-wide copper tub followed by a jade stone massage for two, along with gift baskets. Single ladies are being celebrated too. The indoor/outdoor bungalow style spa is throwing a “Single Gals Special” on Thursday, February 11, where single ladies get 15% off all treatments and there is a special after-work wine-down soiree from 5-7 pm that day. The spa will also be offering $50 Gift Basket add-ons for Valentine’s Week from Larchmont Blvd. businesses. 331 N Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90004; 323.466.1028

Pier South Resort
The new on-the-sand, eco-friendly Pier South Resort is making relaxation this Valentine’s Day very easy. The beachfront property is offering a package that makes the most of the destination with fit and fun activities like: a bicycle built for two ride along the beach to a picnic spot; surfing or paddle boarding lessons and a sunset horse backride – all with a view of Coronado to the right and Mexico to the left. 800 Seacoast Dr, Imperial Beach, CA 91932; 619.621.5900

Island Hotel Newport Beach
They are offering weekend packages that spell romance and include pampering. Island Hotel’s Romance Package includes luxurious amenities, dinner for two in Oak Grill and a Togetherness Massage. In the dining room or on the patio Chef Marc Johnson and his team will be creating a four-course dinner in Oak Grill. The February Romance Package includes: an overnight stay, dinner for two in Oak Grill, Togetherness Massage, Champagne bottle amenity in room, and complimentary valet parking (starting at $564 for an Island Corner Suite). The Togetherness Massage is available all of February and includes a relaxing, shared experience with customized massages for two (60 Minutes: $300; 90 Minutes: $420, exclusive of tax and gratuity). The Hydrating Cocoa Facial is available all of February and includes an indulgent, anti-oxidant rich facial for all skin types. You are treated to a mixture of natural enzymes that helps dissolve dead skin cells, decongest pores and refine and soften skin while allowing the skin to absorb hydrating nutrients (60 Minutes: $150, exclusive of tax and gratuity). The Winter Roses Scrub & Massage is available all February and includes a full-body exfoliation and an aromatherapy massage using the world’s most luxurious natural elixirs (90 Minutes: $220, exclusive of tax and gratuity). All Spa treatments end decadently with Champagne and truffles. The Romance Package: Saturday & Sunday; 690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660; 949.759.0808

Mr. C Spa & Beauty
They are offering a special Do Not Disturb overnight package, as well as two indulgent spas treatments. For consideration in any stories surrounding Valentine’s Day events and promotions, please find further details below about the packages. The Do Not Disturb package includes: an overnight stay in Mr. C’s modern European guest rooms or suites, a bottle of Prosecco and rose petals on your bed upon arrival, continental breakfast for two, overnight valet parking, and the Sweet Romantic spa package for two, which includes a rose petal filled changing room, an hour long ESPA Personalized Aromatherapy massage, a Chocolate Mint Foot Scrub, a private aromatherapy steam with more of the Chocolate Mint Body Scrub, chocolate covered strawberries and custom crafted raspberry Prosecco cocktails. $299/couple when not part of the Do Not Disturb package. There’s also the Single & Sweet package, that begins with an aromatherapy steam session. Then, indulge in a deep cleansing Mini Facial featuring a fresh house made Strawberries & Cream facial mask, followed by a detoxifying Chocolate Sugar Body Scrub. Enjoy a custom crafted raspberry Prosecco cocktail while your feet are pampered with Mr. C Spa & Beauty’s signature Luxury Pedicure finished with OPI’s Strawberry Margarita gel polish. Priced at $199 per guest. As an added perk, you also have access to the pool and fitness center for the entire day! Do Not Disturb: $700+; Thursday-Sunday; 310.277.2800, book: or online. Sweet Romantic ($299) and Single & Sweet ($199): February 8-February 14; book: or 310.226.6290

The Redbury
For all of February, enjoy a night with your special someone with The Redbury’s Roses are Red package. The package includes a signature Redbury-scented candle, a bottle of sparkling wine to toast with while overlooking the Hollywood skyline, complimentary internet access and overnight valet parking. $324+;1717 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028; Reservations here.




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