Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Valentine's Day Dinner?

It's time to start making plans for Valentine's Day. The great thing about this year's lovely day is that it stretches out over the whole weekend! Throughout the week we'll be sharing with you all the best places around the city to make reservations for two.

For an intimate dining experiene outside of the perimeter, visit Aqua blue in Roswell. From Friday, February 13 through Sunday, February 15, the restaurant will offer a special prix-fixe, three-course Valentine’s menu for $55 per person (add $22 per person for wine pairings). The à la carte and sushi menus are also available. Add a bubbly champagne toast a long-stemmed red rose for $15. Enjoy live music beginnign at 8 p.m. with the sounds of Motown with Michael King on Friday and the music of Doug Easterly on Saturday. For reservations, call 770-643-8886. Aqua blue: 1564 Holcomb Bridge Road.

If you are staying in the city this Valentine's Day, Executive Chef Shane Touhy at Dogwood is whipping up something new. The special menu items include a jumbo shrimp cocktail with charred green tomato cocktail sauce; Charleston she-crab soup laced with golden sherry; a pastry wrapped filet of beef stuffed with Boursin cheese; and a red velvet Napoleon layered with mocha buttercream and topped with Cabernet macerated strawberries. If you are the sharing kind, Dogwood is offering an entrée for two that includes two baked and stuffed lobsters served with creamy grits and béarnaise sauce. For reservations, call 404-835-1410. Dogwood is located at 565 Peachtree Street.

Stay tuned for more specials around the city!

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