Where to Book Your Valentine’s Day Dinner in Dallas 2013

Chocolate Secrets (photo by Manny Rodriguez)

The happiest day for singles is quickly looming over our heads. Exciting, isn’t it?! And, hey, have you picked out a place to eat yet? Well, don’t you worry. You can procrastinate all you want, because I’ve already started collecting menus for you. Not to brag or anything, but I’m on top of my game this year. PR folks, feel free to keep sending menus my way.

Blue Goose Cantina
Bread Winners
Cafe Pacific
Canary by Gorji
The Cedars Social
Del Frisco
Fire Oak Grill
Five Sixty
Frankie’s Sports Bar and Grill
The Front Room
The Gin Mill
The Grape
Landmark Restaurant
Max’s Wine Dive
Meddlesome Moth
Mi Piaci
NYLO South Side
The Pyramid
Rathbun’s Blue Plate Kitchen
Sea Breeze Fish Market
Ser Steakhouse
Sevy’s Grill
Stampede 66
Stephan Pyles
Tart Bakery
TJ’s Seafood Market
ZEN Sushi


February 14, 2013, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
$125 per person plus tax and gratuity.
Reservations are required. Please call 214-559-3111.
4511 McKinney Ave.

Small Plates
• Franconia Lager-braised veal breast with English pea peirogi, applewood smoked bacon jus and chervil
• Crispy tempura calamari with yuzu hot and sour, togarashi spiced lotus root, meyer lemon and kumquat
• Kobe beef carpaccio with toasted amaranth “pops,” wild arugula, blood orange and cacio al tartufo
• Espresso glazed foie gras with grand marnier “cappuccino,” sour orange-foie gras éclair and citrus caramel
Soup and Salads
• Creamy cauliflower-brown butter soup with carnival cauliflower, king grab and truffle olive oil
• Red and green butter leaf lettuce with maytag blue dressing, duck prosciutto and pimenton spiced marcona almonds
• Shaved artichoke salad with yellow squash, toasted hazelnut, Bergamot orange citronette and pecorino romano
• Baby romaine Caesar with parmesan-black pepper tuile, Spanish white anchovies and marinated parmesan
Strawberry Champagne Popsicle
Big Plates
• Great Lakes walleye pike with sunchoke puree, marinated olives, charred tomato tapenade and opal basil
• Crispy seared Scottish salmon with Brussels sprout leaves, smashed tricolor fingerling potatoes and lemon crème fraiche
• Duo of duck: fennel pollen dusted breast and leg confit with ricotta cavatelli and fava bean puree
• Chimichurri pork tenderloin with nopales-mirliton slaw, huitlacoche and smoked hock “refried” rio zape beans
• Wood roasted beef tenderloin with McPherson Sangiovese butter, black truffle potato puree and sautéed baby squash
• Valrhona chocolate-tangerine terrine
• Passion fruit-while chocolate French macaroon
• Raspberry-lychee soup with Bergamot gelee

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Blue Goose Cantina

Thursday, February 14, 2013 — 11:00am – 10:00pm
All five Blue Goose Cantinas: Addison, Frisco, Highland Village, Lower Greenville Ave. and Plano

The Blue Goose Cantina will offer a Valentine’s Day sweetheart deal: Fajitas for two (pictured) with $3.00 house margaritas, all beers and well drinks.

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614 W. Davis St.
For reservations, please call 214-367-9367


Veal Sweetbreads $15
escabeche peppers, golden raisins, pine nuts and country ham

Duck Egg Custard $16
black truffle, kabocha squash and pomegranate

Crudo of Fluke $17
avocado-fennel purée, blood orange, pickled celery and jalepeno oil

Oysters on the Half Shell $18
champagne mignonette and cucumber caviar

Foie Gras Torchon $19
apple butter, cocoa nib and pecans

Soup and Salads:

Celery Root Soup $8
salsa verde, lime and hazelnuts

Frisée $9
benton’s bacon, pear, blue cheese and apple cider

Roasted Beets $10
raddichio, grapefruit, black olive, caprino royale chèvre and pumpkin seed brittle


Ricotta Gnocchi $28
smoked tomato, mushroom ragu, mizuna and pecorino

Braised Lamb Shank $30
cous cous, cinnamon, dried fruit and mustard greens

Diamond H Ranch Quail $30
mercado sausage stuffing, brussels sprouts, sweet potato and turnips
Roasted Porchetta $32
braised savoy cabbage, roasted apples and tuscan kale

Seared Sea Scallops $33
parsnip purée, meyer lemon, black radish, celery leaf and crispy capers

Prime NY Strip $35
root vegetable mash, maitake mushrooms, spinach and sauce bordelaise

Butter Poached Maine Lobster $37
romesco, pearl onions, roasted marble potatoes and fennel

Desserts $9

Butterscotch Pot de Creme
chocolate, peanuts and blood orange

Apple Tart
spiced vanilla bean ice cream and caramel

Strawberry Shortcake
goat cheese mascarpone and basil

Chocolate Soup
almond biscotti croutons and housemade marshmallows

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408 N. Bishop Ave. #108
Dallas, Texas 75208
214.942.1828 or [email protected] for reservations

Raw bar: Everything available off regular menu

Crawfish Beignets – smoked pimenton aioli, house pickled barking cat farm sweet peppers 10

Onion soup – caramelized onion, gruyere, baguette 8

The Big board – a tasting of charcuterie: moulard duck ham, smoked pork rillettes, smoked bay of fundy salmon, country pork pâté, and beef tongue pastrami. 22
Foie gras torchon supplement + 7

Wood grill oysters- house-made casino butter 11

Wood seared kona kampachi crudo – crisp house smoked bacon, apple, pickled watermelon, espelette oil 16

Tasting of Foie gras – torchon and seared, ginger snap cookie, sweet potato, lingonberry emulsion 18

Ox heart tartare,-fresh grated Horseradish, poached farm egg yolk, red beet reduction 12

Market salad – tassione farms greens, Caprino goat cheese soufflé, local radish, pressed pears, hazelnut brittle, blood orange reduction 9

Steak frites- wood grilled hanger steak, maitre d’butter, red wine jus, hand-cut fries 24

Lamb neck – fingerling potato, glazed shallot, bacon, roasted carrot, nicoise olive, sauce verte 25

Bouillabaisse – lobster-saffron broth, mixed seafood, shrimp, clams, mussels, baby octopus, rouille 28

Wood grilled dry aged ribeye- pommes puree, roasted radish and brussels sprouts, confit shallot, sauce bordelaise 42

Georges Bank Scallops -homestead grits, smoked ham hock and tomato broth, pickled kumquat, grilled endive 34

Lobster pappardelle – hand made pasta, black truffle, leeks, champagne, fines herbes 32

Cast iron duck breast “a l’orange” – hedgehog mushrooms, crisp tuscan kale, cardamom- sweet potato purée 36

Flourless chocolate cake roulade – sel Gris and chocolate cremeux, brandied cherry emulsion, espresso ice cream 12

Caramelized white chocolate terrine – roasted pistachio breton, candied orange zest, banana ice cream 12

Truffles and strawberries – hand rolled truffles and chocolate covered strawberries 10

Vanilla creme brûlée – armagnac soaked prunes – 7

Beignets – candied fennel, apples, St. Germain ice cream 6

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Bread Winners

Bread Winners Cafe is now accepting Valentine’s Day reservations at all four of their locations. Their chef has created a decadent and memorable Valentine’s Day menu and paired it with the perfect wines from their collection. The nightly dinner and dessert menus will also be available. The attached menu will be available 5pm-close on 2/14/2013 at any of Bread Winners 4 locations. Not valid with any other offers. Reservations made on a first come, first served basis. Bread Winners looks forward to sharing this special evening with you and your loved ones.

VDAY Menu 2013_1

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Cafe Pacific

24 Highland Park Village

Click here for the full menu.

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Canary by Gorji

Thursday, February 14, 2013 – 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
$69 plus tax and gratuity
Call 972-503-7080 to make your reservation
5100 Belt Line Rd., Ste 402

Choice of Appetizer
Grilled Chilled Avocado with poached shrimp & pomodoro
Bulgarian Feta With Pomegranate and toasted pita

Choice of Salad
Spinach/Fresh Berries with pomegranate champagne vinaigrette & pistachios
Caesar prepared traditionally with fresh egg yolk

Choice of Entree
Prime Tenderloin Beef with garlic mashed potatoes
Prime Pork Chop with gnocchi & Gorgonzola creme
Wild Caught Pacific Salmon Lime with white wine, lime caper sauce
Colorado Lamb & Quail with tabbouleh and tzatziki

Please inquire about vegetarian entree

Choice of Dessert
Chocolate Liqueur Cake with fresh berries
Four Berry Sorbet

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The Cedars Social

$75 per person, February 14
Call 214 928.7700
1326 South Lamar

The Cedars Social will offer a luscious three-course Valentine’s Day menu for $75 per person. Chef Toby De La Rosa’s menu includes beet gnocchi, day boat scallops, steamed Maryland fluke, Berkshire pork rack and chocolate torte or strawberry mouse for dessert. See full menu attached. Reservations are strongly recommended. Call for 214-928-7700.

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Chamberlain’s Steak and Chop House

$69.95 per person
Please call for reservations ~ 972-934-2467
5330 Belt Line Rd., Addison

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Del Frisco

Thursday, February 14 from 5 to 10 p.m.
Friday, February 15 from 5 to 11 p.m.
Call (972) 490-9000 or visit www.delfriscos.com
5251 Spring Valley Road

Thursday, February 14

· Eight-ounce filet & eight-ounce lobster tail for $79

· Featured additions available:

o Steak toppings: Oscar Style $15, Port-Foie Gras Butter $6

o Optional lobster accompaniment: Champagne Beurre Blanc $6

o Dessert: Godiva Chocolate Mousse Cake $12

Friday, February 15 (extended Valentine’s Day Menu)

In addition to the regular menu at Del Frisco’s, guests can also order these featured dishes:

· Eight-ounce filet & eight-ounce lobster tail for $79

· Featured additions available:

o Steak toppings: Oscar Style $15, Port-Foie Gras Butter $6

o Optional lobster accompaniment: Champagne Beurre Blanc $6

o Dessert: Godiva Chocolate Mousse Cake $12

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For reservations, call 214-522-3474 or visit www.dish-dallas.com
4123 Cedar Springs Road, Suite 110

V A L E N T I N E ’ S D A Y S P E C I A L T I E S
Grilled Cauliflower Steak 16
Cipolini Onions, Baby Kale, Calabrese Peppers, Black Radish, Golden Raisin Brown Butter
Bleu Cheese Mussels 12
Smoked Bacon, Danish Bleu, White Wine, Texas Toast

Lemleys Tomato Sugo 20
Spaghetti Squash, Pressed Tofu, Grilled Okra, Kale Chips

Spatchcock Game Hen 25
Italian Bread Sauce, Thumbelina Carrots, Slow Cooked Onions, Pepper Jelly
Grilled Beef Tri-Tip 26
Lima Bean Salsa, Celery Root-Apple Salad, Butter Poached Potatoes
Oven Roasted Mountain Trout 27
Meyer Lemon Risotto, Pea Tendrils, Spanish Chili Oil

D I S H P R I X F I X E 55 / W I N E P A I R I N G 2 0

Chef ’s Whim…Changes Nightly
A Selection of Three Courses – Starter, Entree, Dessert

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photo by Kevin Hunter Marple

$95 per person
Reservations highly recommended: (214) 922-4848
The Ritz-Carlton, 2121 McKinney Avenue

Roasted Butternut Squash Agnolotti Pasta with House-Made Ricotta in Sage Brown Butter and Shaved Pecorino

Heart and Sole: Georges Banks Lemon Sole with Poached Globe Artichoke Hearts, Japanese Plum/Shiitake Mushroom Broth and Crispy Purple Sweet Potato Chips

Yoakum, Texas Wagyu Strip Loin on Smoked Bacon/Parsley Root Purée with Buttered Heirloom Beets, Kennebec Potato Frites and Truffled Red Wine Sauce

Duo of Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream “Heart” Sandwich with Mallow Fluff and Cherry Jam;
Vanilla Custard Shooter with Passion Fruit Orange Sauce and Heart-Shaped Sugar Cookies

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1722 Routh Street Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 999-0009


Bruschetta (12)
Tomatoes, garlic, basil, olive oil, cheese & balsamic
reduction, served on toasted bread slices
Dip Granicho (14)
Blue Crab, Spinach, Asiago cheese served with flat bread
Lobster Mushroom Ragu (15)
Sautéed lobster, wild mushrooms, garlic cream cheese and
truffle oil on toasted bread
Italiano carne & formaggio (16)
Chef’s selection of Artisan Italian meats & cheeses, fresh fruit compote, with olives, fruits, and toasted bread

Arugula & Spinach Insalata (7)
Spiced Pecans, goat cheese, dried cranberries,
sherry vinaigrette
Fedora Insalata Caprese (12)
Heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella, pesto
New England Clam Chowder (8)

Filet and Scallops (42)
Filet with hollandaise sauce, Scallops with a beurre
Blanc sauce, baby carrots, and garlic mashed potatoes
Roasted Rack of Lamb (32)
Roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, mint balsamic sauce, and mint jelly
Grosia Di Branzino all Erbe (34)
Herb crusted Sea Bass,basil-roasted garlic fettuccine, little neck clams, & P.E.I. Mussels with a lemon caper sauce
Veal Chop (30)
Gouda mashed potatoes, haricot green beans, red wine brandy sauce

Tiramisu (7)
Hazelnut whipped mascarpone, kahlua espresso soaked lady fingers, Chocolate sauce
Apple pie Crumble (8)
With vanilla ice cream and a touch of caramel
Cioccolato Marquise (8)
Chocolate genoise, ganache, mousse, dusted with gold

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Fire Oak Grill

On Thursday, February 14
$65 per person, plus tax & gratuity
call Jennifer at 817-598-0400
114 Austin Avenue, Weatherford, TX 76086

1st Course
Jumbo Gulf Shrimp with Stone Ground Hominy Grit Cake and Shrimp Jus

4 Week – House Cured Sopressata Bruschetta with Spanish Olives, Fontina Cheese and Balsamic

Smoked Baby Back Pork Ribs with Napa Cabbage and Bleu Cheese Coleslaw

2nd Course
Belgium Endive with Gorgonzola Cheese, Fresh Berries and Smoked Almonds with Molasses Cured Bacon Vinaigrette

Classic Lobster Bisque with Sherry Cream and Chive

Baby Spinach Salad with Fuji Apples, Feta Cheese and Honey Mustard Seed Dressing

3rd Course
Braised Duroc Pork Shank, Forest Mushroom Ragout and Horseradish Potato Cake

Crispy Chicken Breast with Creamy Leeks, Broccolini and Pan Jus

Pan Seared Mahi Mahi with Butternut Squash Puree, Grilled Asparagus and Herbed Beurre Blanc

4th Course
Passion Fruit Coconut Panna Cotta with Tuile

Chocolate Dipped Long Stem Strawberries and Pepita Brittle

Chocolate Caramel Tart

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Five Sixty

Thursday, February 14
5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Enjoy a romantic six-course tasting menu while taking in panoramic views of the Dallas skyline at Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck. On Valentine’s Day, Executive Chef Patton Robertson will offer a six-course tasting menu featuring the restaurant’s signature Asian-inspired cuisine.

Some of the menu highlights will include Big Eye and Albacore Tataki Nigiri with Passion Fruit Ponzu and Wasabi Shoots; Lobster “Wonton” Soup with Buna-shimeji, Scallion and Chile; Crispy Gulf Oysters with Gochujang, Citrus and Chive; Local Wagyu Filet with Burgundy Truffle, Field Mushrooms, Brussels Sprouts, and Wasabi-Armagnac; and Kiss Me Berry Sweetly Raspberry Soufflé Tart.

The menu will be offered for one night only and is priced at $125 per guest, with optional wine pairings for $60 additional (tax and gratuity not included). Reservations are required and can be booked by calling 214.741.5560.

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Frankie’s Sports Bar and Grill

Anti-Valentine’s Day party

On Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, Frankie’s will throw an Anti-Valentine’s Day party, complete with free drinks for those who do not “heart” love, happy hour prices and drink specials that are not exactly welcoming to the little winged creature with love-tipped arrows.

“Everybody knows love stinks and that Cupid is stupid,” said Bill Katz, owner of Frankie’s. “We are giving sane individuals a welcome break from all the red and pink B.S., candy-shaped hearts and ridiculousness that goes on during February 14th each year. We want our day back!”

Frankie’s Anti-Valentine’s Day party starts at the door, where a large shredder will greet guests. If you have a picture of your ex or a letter or email from the jerk to shred, you will get a free drink to help drown your sorrows (limit one per guest – no matter how many jerky exes – up to a $6.50 value). Wear black to get happy hour pricing all night long on Frankie’s large assortment of alcohol, beers and mixed drinks. Drink specials for the Anti-Valentine’s Day party include Love Stinks, Stupid Cupid, Bitter End and Arrow Thru My Heart – any of which are just $4 each.
Frankie’s Sports Bar and Grill has an Anti-Valentine’s Day party planned for each of its three locations: Dallas, Lewisville and Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth. Frankie’s offers an unpretentious bar atmosphere with great food and an assortment of 70 beers and fun cocktails. Frankie’s has perfected the art of “Bar Food” into what USA Today referred to as ”…a menu on steroids.” While Frankie’s is an excellent place to watch any game, Frankie’s doubles as a comfortable neighborhood bar with a fun ambience with leather sofas, pool tables, the latest video games, and a prompt, friendly staff. Frankie’s is an excellent location for hosting events, as well. For more information or locations, visit www.frankiesbar.com or like Frankie’s on Facebook.

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The Front Room

$55 per person and $75 per person with wine pairings
four course pre-fixe menu
6101 Hillcrest Avenue, Dallas, Texas
please call 214-219-8282 or visit www.TheFrontRoomDallas.com

Kids Valentine’s Cookie Decorating Class

Calling all kiddos! Be creative and decorate your own Valentine’s cookies on February 9 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. with the help of Executive Chef Nick Amoriello. $15 per child. Fee includes hot chocolate and apple cider as well as a dozen of your decorated sugar cookies to take home and enjoy. Please call 214-219-8282 to reserve your spot today.

Valentine’s Day Menu

The Kiss
Oysters on the Half Shell with Rosewater and Champagne Mignonette
Oysters on the Half Shell with Pomegranate Horseradish Mignonette

Roasted Chioga Beet, Honey preserved Figs, Sherry Walnut Vinaigrette, with Fennel and Lavender Goat Cheese
White Asparagus Salad, with Black Truffles, Citrus Cured Salmon, Blood Orange and Sabayon

Hot and Heavy
Red Snapper, with Caviar Vinaigrette, Scarlet Carrots, Vanilla Parsnip Puree, and Watercress
Filet of Beef, Seared Foie Gras, Blue Cheese Potato Gratin, Baby Leeks, and Port Shallot Demi Glace

An assortment of Valentine’s Day Chocolates and Confections
Chocolate Mousse Cake with Gold Leaf and Raspberry Sauce
White Chocolate Covered Starwberry Nougat
Mint Infused Rose’ and Black Currant Gelee
Chocolate Covered Flavored Marshmallow’s

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Thursday, February 14, 2013
First seating: 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. / $75 per person / $40 wine pairings
Second seating*: 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m. / $90 per person / $50 wine pairings
*During the second seating, guests will enjoy a glass of Champagne with their meal
1617 Hi Line Drive, Suite 250
To reserve, call 214.741.2629 or email [email protected]

Enjoy a Valentine’s Day dinner created by Eater Dallas’ Chef of the 2012, Chef Matt McCallister. The modern cuisine served at FT33 in Dallas’ Design District will be specially prepared in four and five-course menus for guests to enjoy. Expertly paired wine pairings by FT33’s sommelier, Ryan Tedder, will complement McCallister’s inventive cuisine.

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The Gin Mill

Thursday, February 14, 7:00 p.m.
$60 per person for four courses
1921 North Henderson
Call 214-824-3343 or go to www.ginmilldallas.com

The Gin Mill hosts a Texas-inspired beer or wine-paired Valentine dinner, Thursday, February 14, 7:00 p.m. featuring brews from Peticolas, Four Corners, Revolver and Deep Ellum Brewery or samplings from East Dallas winery, Times Ten Cellars paired with four pub-inspired courses. Courses include Ratatouille Bruschetta, Orange and Fennel Salad, Roast Pork with Celery Root and Pear Puree and Chocolate Cherry Torte.

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The Grape

Chef-owner Brian Luscher (photo by Kevin Hunter Marple)

$65 person with an option to add wine pairings ($20)
For reservations call 214-828-1981 or visit the website at www.thegraperestaurant.com
2808 Greenville Avenue

The Grape Restaurant, Dallas’ most romantic restaurant for over 40 years, is celebrating Valentine’s Day all weekend long so pick a day and make a date!

The popular dining destination for lovers’ features a chef inspired Valentine’s Day 3-course menu Thursday, February 14 (beginning at 5pm) for $65 person with an option to add wine pairings ($20); beverages, tax and gratuity additional. With decadent choices available in each course, Valentines can celebrate the occasion with romantic bistro fare prepared by Chef de Cuisine Danyele McPherson.

Friday – Saturday (February 15-16) features romantic a la carte dinner specials in addition to the popular menu.

Reservations required for Feb. 14 and highly recommended for Feb. 15 and 16. Located at 2808 Greenville Avenue, The Grape is open for dinner nightly at 5:30pm. For reservations call 214-828-1981 or visit the website at www.thegraperestaurant.com Complimentary valet parking always provided.

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February 14, 2012, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
$125 per couple, plus tax and gratuity.
Reservations are required. Please call 469-229-9111.
7161 Bishop Road, Plano

First Course
• House cured citrus salmon with caper berries, iced red onions and horseradish raita
• Braised Niman Ranch pork belly with whipped sweet potatoes and cherry-chipotle gastrique
• Rice flour crusted calamari with toasted orange-soy
• Wild mushroom-black truffle risotto with broccolini and shaved young pecorino

Second Course
• Grilled chicken creamy masa soup with roasted corn, black beans and jalapeño jack
• Roasted tomato-basil soup with rock shrimp and basil oil
• Jasper’s Caesar salad with grated grana padano and crispy focaccia croutons
• Jasper’s local greens with roasted shallot vinaigrette and maytag blue cheese
• “Chopped wedge” with Nueske’s bacon, maytag blue cheese, and onion ring

Third Course
• Rosemary-mustard glazed grilled pork tenderloin with grilled heirloom apples and celery root puree
• Fennel cured Sonoma lamb rack with ratatouille vegetable stack, lavender smashed fingerlings and dried plum demi
• Atlantic lobster with forbidden black rice, stir fried vegetables and lemongrass miso butter
• Cast iron seared red snapper with red eye red beans and maple-bourbon green beans
• 8 oz filet or Allen Brother bone in filet with roasted garlic-herb whipped potatoes and mushroom gratin ($25 additional/person)

Fourth Course
• Butterfinger crème brulee with homemade butterfinger
• Meyer lemon-strawberry tart with blackberry coulis
• Colombian chocolate mousse with macerated raspberries
• Brioche B&B bread pudding with whiskey crème anglaise

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Landmark Restaurant

February 14-16
$75 per person, including one-half bottle of sparkling wine (per person.)
Make reservations by calling Warwick Melrose Hotel at 214-521-5151
Warwick Melrose Hotel Dallas, 3015 Oak Lawn Ave.

FIRST COURSE (three choices):
1. Thai Bouillabaisse with Clams & Mussels
2. Hot House Tomato Salad (Green Apple, Buffalo Mozzarella, Caraway & Mint Pesto)
3. Kale & Frisee Salad
(Grilled Pineapple, Toasted Almonds, Crispy Speck, Heirloom Tomatoes & French Vinaigrette)

SECOND COURSE (two choices):
1. Lobster & Prawn Risotto
(Smoked Gouda, Fava Bean, Charred Cauliflower & Lemon Oil)
2. Tuna Carpaccio
(Shaved Pickled Cucumber, Honey Poached Fig Paste, Edamame, Spicy Radish & Sake-Miso Vinaigrette)

THIRD COURSE (three choices)
1. Seared Arctic Char
(Cilantro Spaetzle, King Trumpet Mushrooms, Baby Greens & Orange-Chamomile Glaze)
2. Grilled Filet Mignon (Block-Cut Potatoes, Broccoli Rabe & Hunter Sauce)
3. Grilled Lamb Rack
Chorizo-Potato Hash, Mini Veggie Tamale & Mole Sauce

Dessert Duo
Black Cherry Ice Cream Cone with Cherry Pop Rocks & Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake with Sugar Brittle

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February 14-16, 2013
$95 per person
3405 W 7th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Amuse Bouche
Yellowtail Ceviche, Grapefruit Frizzante

First Course
Lobster Agnolotti, Sweet Potato Puree, Pisatachios
Seared Scallops, Braised Oxtail, Celeriac, Peas

Main Course
Prime Ribeye, Roquefort Papa Rellena,
Broccolini and Toasted Almonds
Tasmanian Steelhead Trout, Brussels Sprouts and Tangerines, Roasted Fingerlings, Citrus Beurre Blanc

Meyer Lemon and Mascraone Panna Cotta,
Lemon Segment Brulee
Hazelnut and Poached Pear Chocolate Cake,
Rosemary and Black Pepper Ice Cream

Assorted Chocolate Truffles

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Thursday, February 14
Dinner is $59.95 per person for three courses.
contact Lavendou at 972-248-1911, or e-mail [email protected]


Velouté de Champignons Sauvages au Porto

cream of wild mushroom soup with port


Croquant de Chèvre Chaud sur son Lit de Jeunes Pousses

crispy warm goat cheese with mixed baby greens


Vol au Vent aux Fruits de Mer

mixed seafood in pastry


Terrine Maison au Foies de Canard

Chef’s terrine with duck liver

Plat Principal

Filet of Sole au Crabe Sauce Champagne

filet of sole with crab and champagne cream sauce


Poitrine de Volaille aux Champignons Sauvages

grilled chicken breast with wild mushroom sauce and pappardelle pasta


Filet de Boeuf au Roquefort

beef tenderloin with a blue cheese sauce and gratin Dauphinois


Jarret d ‘Agneau aux Petits Légumes et Couscous

braised lamb shank with vegetables and couscous


Charlotte aux Framboises

raspberry charlotte with sauce Anglaise


Gâteau de Fromage et Coulis de Framboises

white chocolate cheesecake with raspberry sauce


Chocolat Mousse et Jestes d’Oranges

chocolate mousse tulip with candied orange segments


Feuillantine aux Fruits de Saison

mixed berries in pastry with chantilly cream

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Max’s Wine Dive

Five course prix fixe dinner for two: $100
Optional wine pairings for two: $50
Thursday, February 14 and Friday, February 15, 4-11 p.m.
3600 McKinney Avenue, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75204

MAX’s Wine Dive will offer a romantic, shared dinner for two for $100 on February 14 and 15 from 4 to 11 p.m. Executive Chef Patrick Russell’s Dive-In Together menu features five courses where couples may choose between East coast oysters or carrots and coconut soup with ginger crème for their first course followed by family style dishes including frisée salad with shaved truffles, ricotta mezzaluna and kumquat, pan roasted sirloin with house made bordelaise and seared diver scallops. For dessert, diners will also receive a chocolate torte and MAX’s sherry milkshake for sharing. Wine pairings are available for an additional $50 per couple. Reservations are required. Please call 214-559-3483.

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Meddlesome Moth

1621 Oak Lawn Ave.


Click MothCupid’sArmoryMenu for the menu.

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Mi Piaci

4 course dinner for $65 per person
14854 Montfort Dr., Addison

Click here to view the Valentine’s Day menu.

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$100 per couple for 3 courses + bottle of wine
Seating at 6:00pm and 8:00pm.
Please call 214- 828-0095, email [email protected] or visit our website www.noradallas.com for reservations.

– First course will include choice of specially seasoned Garlic Shrimp or menu favorites Badenjan Buranee, Mantoo, Afghan Salad or our much raved about pumpkin dish Kadu.
– Main Course will include choice of menu favorite Veggie Combo or the following specials: melt in your mouth Filet Mignon Kabob, Chicken with Yogurt and Lamb Korma Chalao.
– Final course will be choice of Baklava or special apple flavored Love Apple dessert.
Choice of wine will include bottle of Malbec, Cabernet, Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio.

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$79 per person for four courses
Dallas location – 4216 Oak Lawn Avenue -214-528-9400
Plano location – 4701 W. Park Blvd, Suite 101 – 972-612-3200

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NYLO South Side

Thursday, February 14
Dinner – Begins at 4 p.m.
Live Music – 6 to 10 p.m.
$60 per person – Terrace Bistro Prix Fixe Dinner
1325 South Lamar Street
Dallas, TX 75215
Call 214-421-1080 or visit www.nylohotels.com/dallas. Reservations are required

Celebrate your love with dinner for two at Terrace Bistro and live music in front of the beautiful Dallas skyline atop NYLO Dallas South Side at Soda Bar. Chef Jerry de la Riva’s Valentine’s Day menu begins with a duo of eggplant frittos and smoked tomato gazpacho with goat cheese and olive tapenade. First course selections include Chilled Pea Soup, Potato Rosti or a house made Charcuterie Platter. Follow with a main course of Lamb Osso Bucco, MoonFish or Honey-Soy Glaze Quails. Dessert choices include Strawberries with Olive Oil and Sorbet, Citrus Fruit Panna Cotta, White Coffee-Passion Fruit Parfait or Hot Chocolate Bourbon with Meringue. A complimentary glass of champagne will be offered and wine pairings are available for an additional $20. Full menu descriptions are attached. NYLO invites couples to enjoy a staycation with its special Valentine’s Day package including two complimentary cocktails, strawberries and champagne in the room and breakfast for two in the morning.

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8411 Preston Road Ste 132
Dallas, TX 75225
P: (214) 217-0888
F: (214) 217-0889

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1628 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75207
214.712.9700 or [email protected]

1st Course
Diver scallop carpaccio| smoked egg, passion fruit, celery
Artichoke salad| calabrese, arugula, white anchovy vinaigrette

2nd Course
Beet fettuccini| lobster, black trumpet, turnips
Seared foie gras| hazelnut, pear, sauternes

Main Course
Turbot| leeks, hedgehog, fingerlings
Venison| red cabbage, brussels sprouts, chestnut
Kabocha squash ravioli| winter squash, fennel pollen, sage butter

Dessert Course
Chocolate mousse pyramid | cherries jubilee ice cream, almond brittle
Vanilla roasted strawberry profiteroles | strawberry malt ice cream, chantilly cream

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The Pyramid

Valentine’s Day Menu
$85 per person
$140 per person inclusive of wine pairings
1717 N. Akard St.

Carbonated Pears with Bleu Cheese and Prosciutto
Maschio, Prosecco di Treviso NV

Romanesco Soup with Oyster and Caviar
Château Goudichaud, Graves de Vayres 2010

Mixed Greens with Yuzu Vinaigrette, Truffles, Parmesan and Crispy Onions
Couly-Dutheil, La Baronnie Madeleine, Chinon 2007

Champagne Grapefruit Sorbet

4oz Petit Filet, 1/4 Lobster Tail, Asparagus and Béarnaise Sauce
Five Vintners, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 2008
Roasted Duck Breast with Marcona Almond, Glazed Carrots and Shallots, Blood Orange Au Jus
Lemelson, Pinot Noir, Thea’s Selection, Willamette Valley 2009

Chocolate and Passionfruit Fantasy for two
RCW, Port-Style Red, Meridian, Texas NV

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Rathbun’s Blue Plate Kitchen

February 14, 2013, 5pm – 9pm
$55 per person plus tax and gratuity.
Reservations are recommended. Please call 214-890-1103.
6130 Luther Lane

First Course
• Beet “tartar” with crispy latte da chevre and sunny side up quail egg
• Oysters on the half with blood orange sorbet, champagne mignonette and house yuzu
• Hearts of romaine Caesar salad with grana padana frico crisp and Amelia’s Farm confit tomatoes
• Smoked beef carpaccio with meyer lemon, citrus falk salt and truffle popcorn
• Lobster bisque with lobster pate a choux and port wine syrup

Second Course
• Pan seared sea scallops with king crab risotto and edamame
• Allen Brother’s 6-ounce Beef tenderloin with Adirondack potato gratin, roasted mushrooms and classic Bearnaise
• Hickory grilled organic pork tenderloin with crispy pork belly, house spaetzel and cherry gastrique
• Pan seared walu with duck fat poached potato, sunchoke puree and Brussels sprout leaves
• Grilled Sterling lamb chop with polenta fries, grilled beets and mint-sorrel pistou

Third Course
• Trio of truffles with dark chile, salted caramel milk and white tea
• Meyer lemon Napoleon with short bread cookie and Swiss meringue
• Cheesecake with blood orange-vanilla bean and dulce de leche

Fourth Course
• Raspberry chocolate kiss


February 14, 5:00-11:00pm
4 course menu with multiple shared dishes per course
$50 per person, $75 with wine pairings

2100 Ross Avenue
Dallas, 75201

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Sweetheart dinner- February 14th, 15th and 16th
3407 Long Prairie Rd, Flower Mound
972-539-9534 or [email protected]

Choose between the following

Spinach and apple salad with goat cheese, walnuts with smoked bacon dressing
Lobster bisque soup

Choose between the following

Osso Bucco
served in a demi glaze with julienne vegetables and garlic mashed potatoes. $45.00 pp
(limited quantities available, please pre-order)

8oz Tenderloin with lobster meat in a demi-glaze
with risotto and fresh asparagus and baby carrots. $45.00 pp

Pan seared Halibut
in a lemon butter cream sauce with rice pasta and fresh asparagus $ 40.00 pp


A Heart shaped pastry filled
with white chocolate mousse and served
in a pool of raspberry sauce.
Champagne toast with dessert

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Sea Breeze Fish Market

4017 Preston Rd., Ste. 530, Plano

I know most restaurants promote Valentine’s Day is a great time to eat out – in fact it’s usually the busiest restaurant weekend of the entire year. And while the guys at Sea Breeze would be glad to host you and your sweetie in the restaurant for V-Day, we think it’d be much more romantic (and much less chaotic) to celebrate a night of romance at HOME. So for Valentine’s Day weekend, February 14-17, they’ve prepared Lobster Dinner To Go! For only $95 a couple, guests will enjoy two 1 ½ pound lobsters, one dozen little neck clams, and a pound of mussels, all prepared with potatoes and corn – plus a special Valentine’s Day dessert. Make your reservations by Monday, February 11 to guarantee availability.

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Ser Steakhouse

Danger may be sexy, but nothing says “true love” like planning ahead. This Valentine’s Day, show that special someone your romantic, smart and considerate side with this special offer from SĒR Steak+Spirits and Uber.

This Valentine’s Day, receive a complimentary glass of champagne at SĒR Steak+Spirits when you book a car through Uber Dallas.

Pump up the romance and surprise your date with a private car booked through Uber. Then take in the exquisite cuisine and breathtaking views at SĒR, recently named one of the Top 10 Most Romantic Restaurants by an Open Table survey. The restaurant will offer the full menu for Valentine’s Day. Present the Uber receipt to your server to receive a complimentary glass of champagne for you and your date. Then let Uber safely transport you to your next romantic adventure.

SĒR Steak+Spirits is located at 2201 North Stemmons Freeway on the top floor of the Hilton Anatole. For reservations, contact 214-761-7479 or visit them online.

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Sevy’s Grill

$59 per person for three courses
Reservations (214) 265-7389 or OpenTable.com
8201 Preston Road, 75225

Come to Sevy’s where we will be cooking for love! On Valentine’s night we will feature a special 3 course menu and amuse bouche, rose petal covered tables and our (always) professional service. $59 per person. We will also feature champagne and wine specials for the evening. Make your reservations early by calling (214) 265-7389 or email, [email protected] .

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Stampede 66

February 14, Open for Lunch and 6:00-11:00pm
4 course menu with multiple shared dishes per course
$60 per person, $85 per person with wine pairings

1717 McKinney Avenue #100
Dallas, 75201

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Steel Restaurant and Lounge

Thursday, February 14
$60 for 4 Course Dinner
Reservations recommended by calling 214-219-9908
3180 Welborn Street

COURSE 1: Tower of Love (tuna tower, avocado, spicy tuna, strawberries, tobiko, wasabi honey), Grilled Satay of Braised Pork Belly, Beef Tataki, Scallops (sake beurre blanc), Sushi Share Plate for Two
COURSE 2: Seafood Bisque (velvety bisque with crab & shrimp), Eurasian Salad (frisée, gorgonzola, yuzu citrus vinaigrette)
COURSE 3: Roast Chilean Sea Bass (miso & sake, miso-wasabi vegetables), Shaken Beef (stir-friend baby bok choy), Bangkok Chicken (Thai peanut sauce, stir fried pea pods), Singapore Noodles (stir fried curry noodles, mushrooms, vegetables, prawns)
COURSE 4: Grand Marnier Marinated Strawberries, Chocolate Ganache Cake, Red Velvet Cupcake

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Stephan Pyles

February 14, Open for Lunch and 5:00-11:00pm
4 course menu with choices
$75 per person, $125 with wine pairings

1807 Ross Avenue, #200
Dallas, 75201

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Tart Bakery

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TJ’s Seafood Market

For Valentine’s, TJ’s Says “Make Love, Not Dinner”

Both TJ’s- LOBSTER SPECIAL! 15.99/lb, live or steamed and cracked.

TJ’s HP/Oak Lawn (4212 Oak Lawn Ave.)- Join us in our cozy dining room for our normal menu and a surf & turf special. Call 214-219-3474 for reservations.

TJ’s Preston Forest (11661 Preston Rd., Ste. 149) – Same menu for take out, pick up until 8pm.

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Thursday, Feb. 14
1022 E. 15th St., Plano
For reservations, please call 972-422-9999

We’ll be serving our Full Menu all night but you’re in for a treat with Chef Zack’s romance inspiring specials:

Coconut and Chilli Texas Shrimp
mango salsa
Red beet roasted Salmon
Parsnip puree, paprika honey glaze, crispy beet strings
Filet de Boeuf
wild mushroom melange, pommes dauphinoise, asparagus
Raspberry Bread Pudding
cream cheese frosting, raspberry sorbet

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Zen Sushi

$169 for two
Seatings are at 6 or 8:30pm.
380 W. Seventh St.

“Includes Custom Floral Arrangement with Personalized Card YOUR CHOICE (Pick one)
– Michael David Sauvignon Blanc, California
– Concannon Pinot Noir, Central Coast
– Lychee White Sangria Carafe
– ZEN Margarita Carafe with Patron Silver”

Curried-Kabocha Squash Soup

Kumamoto Oysters / Yuzu Granita / Tobiko

Sweet Pork Carnita Steamed Buns

Tuna, Fresh Salmon, Yellowtail Sushi / Sakura Roll

Two 5oz Cold-water Lobster Tails Steamed in Sake and Seaweed 8oz Angus NY Strip / Roasted Vegetables

Passionfruit Crème Brulee

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  • Patrick

    My stomach and taste buds hate me for not being able to afford any of this. Here are some V-Day alternatives that I’ll probably be considering: http://tinyurl.com/a9ghyjb

  • John

    St. Martin’s Wine Bistro, Dallas Most Romantic Bistro.

  • Colby

    I would try any of these places if only Valentine’s Day wasn’t THE WORST day to go out. Seriously, who wants to go out when it is super crowed and traffic is awful? This year we’ll skip the long waits, less-than good service at restaurants and will opt to cook something and watch a movie at home. My gf will be receiving roses (from bfflowers.com, a professional florist running a 50% discount right now) and maybe some chocolates. We’ll definitely have to give these places a try though. Thanks for sharing the menus!

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  • Maria Whiteside Mejia

    Tei An has an amazing Valentines Dinner planned. Chefs Teiichi Sakurai and Julian Barsotti, of Nonna coming together for a dinner at Tei An.

  • Kel

    Looks like some delicious food!
    Try http://riveroflove.com/ for a romantic getaway