Valentine's Day updates -- Pazza Luna added
Pazza Luna is postponing its regular Monday night pasta night, and will offer a special Valentine's Day menu on Monday, February 14.
Pictured: From Dunkin' Donuts, the new Cupid's Choice heart-shaped donut, a heart-shaped yeast shell donut filled with Bavarian Kreme, topped with strawberry icing and a festive mix of pink, white and red heart-shaped sprinkles. I'd like one. -- Update, Monday, Feb. 14 -- readers, I ate one!
Restaurateurs, send your restaurant's Valentine's Day offers and events to firstname.lastname@example.org.
And, civilians, post your Valentine's Day plans here, along with your past delightful experiences celebrating this most beloved of all holidays.
Here's what I have so far:
B, usually closed on Mondays, will be open on Monday, February 14 and serving both a fixed-price and a la carte menu.
Cinghiale is offering a $76 (or $116 with paired wines) fixed-price menu on Monday, February 14th. The full a la carte menu will be available the remainder of Valentine's Day weekend. Complimentary valet parking. Availability at 5 and 5:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 (in the Enoteca) and 9 p.m. (in the bar)
Charleston is offering a $109 (or $159 with paired wines) fixed-price menu on Monday, February 14th.Complimentary valet parking. Openings after 9 p.m. or 8:30 at the bar.
Chef's Expressions at the Gramercy Mansion is hosting a Romance With Bubbles Wine Dinner on Valentine's weekend. Room is still available on Thursday, February 10 and Monday, February 14. $99 plus tax and service.
Clementine, typically closed on Monday, is opening its doors on February 14, and will be serving a special a la carte Valentine's Day menu.
Crush is is offering a $50 3 course fixed-price menu at $50 for Valentine's day. There also will be a limited a la carte menu available to diners.
Da Mimmo in Little Italy is promoting a four-day Valentines weekend. Diners making reservations on S Sunday night will receive a $25 gift certificate for use on a return visit. Long-stem red roses will be presented to women diners on the 14th.
The Falls in Mt. Washington is offering a fixed-price four-course Valentine's Day menu -- $75 includes a bottle of wine.
Feast @ 4 East -- The Mt. Vernon restaurant is not usually open on Monday nights, but it will be on February 14, with a special $48 four-course menu, featuring roast ducking, wild rockfish and bison tenderloin among other entree choices. Feast @ 4 East is BYOB.
Frank & Nic's West End Grille is taking reservations for its romantic, candle-lit Valentines Day dinner, which will feature a $35 three-course menu. Complimentary glass of sparkling wine included.
Gertrude's is running a special fixed-price Valentine's Day "Amour" dinner on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. A limited edition of the regular menu will be available on Saturday and Sunday, but only the fixed-price menu will be available on Monday. A three-course menu is $49 ($42 for vegetarians) and a four-course menu is $59 ($52 for vegetarians).
Grano Chestnut (the big one) in Hampden is offering a specially created a la carte menu in addition to its regular menu on Sunday, February 13 and Monday, February 14.
Henninger's Tavern, which is usually closed on Mondays, will be open for Valentine's Day, February 14, serving from the regular menu. Reservations accepted.
Kooper's Tavern has come up with a special three-course Valentine menu for the long weekend. Depending on the entree ordered, the fixed price ranges from $29 to $49.
Mr. Rain's Fun House is running a "Go All the Way" Valentine's Day menu, based on the classic "bases" system on Monday, February 14. The four-course menu will be available all weekend.
Mortons The Steakhouse is celebrating the four-day weekend, February 11 – 14, with a special three-course menu for two, as well as a Valentine’s Day cocktail, The Red Velvet. The menu for two consists of a choice of two salads; two single-cut filets (or upgrade to a double cut filet mignon, prime ribeye steak, or single cut prime New York strip for an additional cost); choice of two seafood options (Morton’s jumbo lump crab cake, colossal shrimp Alexander, broiled sea scallops, or chicken Christopher); two side dishes; and two desserts for $109.99.
Pazo will have its full menu available along with two fixed price menus "created especially for the romantic." The special options are available for $35 and $55 per personComplimentary valet parking is available to every guest. Availability at 5 and 10:30 p.m.
Pazza Luna is postponing its regular Monday night pasta night for a fixed-price Valentine's Day menu on Monday, February 14.
Petit Louis --is offering a $59 (or $89 with paired wines) fixed-price menu on Monday, February 14th. The full a la carte menu will be available the remainder of Valentine's Day weekend. Complimentary valet parking.
Rams Head Tavern Annapolis is running dinner specials from Friday, February 11 through Monday, February 14. An "Anti-Valentine's Day" party in the pub, on Monday, February 14, will feature fortune telling from 8 to 10 p.m., along with discounts on selected spirits.
Rams Head Roadhouse wiil be featuring dinner specials on Monday, February 14th and half-price bottles of wine (with a purchase of an entrée for the couples) frrom 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. "Anti Valentine’s Day Party" in the Bar from 9pm-2am, along with discounts on selected spirits.
Rams Head Shore House is offering fireside dinner specials on Monday, February 14th; Cupids Stupid Party in the bar on Saturday, February 12th, 2011, 9pm-2am, along with discounts on selected spirits.
Rams Head Tavern Savage is running dinner specials on Monday, February 14th, and an Anti-Valentine's Day party in the RATH on the same night, featuring live music and discounts on selected spirits.
Regi's American Bistro is offering half-price bottles of red wine and complimentary bittersweet chocolate bark for dessert.
Roy's will be offering a fixed-price option on Valentine's Day, with prices depending on the entree selected.
The Prime Rib is business as usual over the four-day weekend, with live music and free valet parking.
The Rumor Mill in Ellicott City, usually closed on Monday, will be open on February 14 and will be running Valentine's Day specials throughout the four-day weekend.
Ruth's Chris Steak House, at all of its area locations, is running a special Valentine's Day menu. Diners can put together their own meal (entree, soup or salad, and potato or vegetable), with prices ranging, depending on the entree, from $44.95 to $82.95
Ryleigh's Oyster is offering a menu of $7 Chef's "Secret" Small Plates, featuring a dozen or so aphrodisical ingredients, along with $20 Domaine Chandon splits throughout the long Valentine's Day weekend, from February 11 through the 14.
Slainte has come up with a special a la carte Valentine's Day menu that it will be running over the four-day weekend.
Sullivan's Steakhouse is running an $89 dinner-for-two from February 11-14. Entree choices include Filet Mignon, crab-stuffed shrimp and triple-cut lamb chops.
Tapas Teatro usually closed on Mondays, will be open on Monday, February 14 and serving its regular menu plus a few special dishes made for the occasion.
Waterstone Bar & Grill in Mt. Vernon will be offering a $42 four-course menu, heavy on Greek specialties. Wine pairings are available for $25 extra. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight.
Wild Orchid Cafe in Annapolis is offering a $65 four-course fixed price menu.
The Wine Market is offering a four-course, $49 per person menu for Valentine's Day, with optional wine pairings for an additional $28 per person.