Friday, February 4, 2011

Choo-Choo-Choose Your Favorite Valentine's Day Meal at Atlanta Restaurants

Still haven’t made those Valentine’s Day plans yet?  Don’t worry, we won’t tell your sweetie… in fact, we have you covered with a “get out of jail free” card with lots of amazing, romantic opportunities to wine and dine your love this February!

Aqua blue in Roswell is offering a special four-course menu from Friday, February 11 through Monday, February 14 for $50 per person (plus tax and gratuity).   The regular a la carte menu also is available.  For reservations, call 770-643-8886. 

Aria will offer a four-course Valentine's menu for $85 per person with wine pairings available at an additional cost.  For reservations, call the restaurant at 404-233-7673.

For those not so fond of the day of love, Atkins Park Tavern in Smyrna is hosting an Anti-Valentine's Day party on Saturday, February 12 beginning at 10 p.m.  The lovelorn can lift their spirits with Sam Adams and Grey Goose drink specials.  The restaurant also will offer a $38 four-course Valentine's Day menu with complimentary chocolate-covered strawberries and prosecco on Saturday, February 12 and Monday, February 14.  Reservations are recommended; call 770-435-1887.

Enjoy Valentine's Day weekend at Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse.  The Phipps Plaza restaurant is offering Executive Chef Bennett Hollberg's holiday prix fixe menu for $48 a person from Friday, February 11 through Monday, February 14.  For reservations, call 404-844-4810. 

Enjoy Ecco's European-inspired ambiance and cuisine in the heart of Midtown.  For Valentine's Day, Ecco is offering a $50 three-course prix fixe menu.  Highlights include appetizer choices of fried goat cheese, honey and black pepper; seared scallops with fennel, tarragon and curry; and local pork belly, salted cabbage and cranberry bean salad.  Among the entrée choices are mushroom risotto with fontina val d'aosta; sautéed halibut cheeks with white wine and fingerling potatoes; and grilled lamb ribs with roasted mushrooms and tomato.  For dessert, choose between the chocolate truffle tasting and walnut and chocolate semifreddo with caramel-espresso.  For reservations, call 404-347-9555

Share a romantic menu for two at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar from Friday, February 11 through Monday, February 14.  The restaurant also is giving a $25 Fleming's card to Valentine's Day guests.  For reservations, call 770-698-8112. 

JCT. Kitchen & Bar dishes up Executive Chef/Owner Ford Fry's Southern favorites on a "taste" + three, four-course menu for $55 per person on Monday, February 14 only.  For reservations, call 404-355-2252. 

Celebrate Valentine's Italian style with La Tavola Trattoria's $49 three-course, prix fixe menu. Among the appetizers are grilled calamari with cannellini beans, celery, harissa and lemon agrumato oil and burrata with caviar and arugula.  Entrée selections include wild striped bass with sunchoke puree, crispy pancetta and salsa verde; Saltimbocca alla Romana, veal scallopine with prosciutto and sage, roasted fingerling potatoes, frisée and anchovy vinaigrette; and wild mushroom agnolotti with chive flowers and black truffle butter.  Sweet endings include Meyer lemon-olive oil cake with stewed huckleberries and fresh cream and mascarpone cheesecake with pecan streusel, candied pecans and pomegranate curd.  Call 404-873-5430 for reservations.  Now that's amore!

Bring a date, or not, to the annual "Queen of Hearts" Valentine's social at Pacci Ristorante on Thursday, February 10 from 6 - 9 p.m.   The event is free of charge and will feature complimentary appetizers, cocktail specials, raffle prizes, a tarot card reader and a Q & A session with Atlanta-based author and syndicated advice columnist Blane Bachelor, who also is The Sunday Paper's resident romance expert.  Then Friday, February 11 through Monday, February 14, Executive Chef Keira Moritz has planned a special three-course menu for $40 per person plus tax and gratuity.  The restaurant's regular menu also will be served.  For reservations, call 678-412-2402.

Pinkberry has a way to say "You Make My Heart Swirl" between February 11 and February 14.  Select from three Valentine's-themed combos of Pinkberry yogurt and toppings packaged for Valentine's Day and decorated with balloons, ribbons and hearts.  They'll even hand deliver the treat -- free of charge -- to that someone special's home or office.  Pinkberry Swirly Grams are swoonable gifts to send to a loved one farther away and are available through Pinkberry's website.  Order online through February 9 and in stores through February 10.

Friday, February 11 through Monday, February 14, all three Ray's Restaurants -- Rays on the River, Ray's at Killer Creek and Ray's in the City -- are offering four-course Valentine's Day menus for $65 (excluding tax, gratuity and alcohol).  Each restaurant's regular menu also will be available. Make reservations online or call Ray's on the River at 770-955-1187, Ray's at Killer Creek at 770-649-0064 or Ray's in the City at 404-524-9224.

For a taste of the South on Valentine's Day, South City Kitchen Midtown and South City Kitchen Vinings are each offering prix fixe menus for $39.95.  Guests get a choice of appetizer, entrée and dessert.  View the complete Midtown menu and Vinings menu online.  For reservations, call Midtown at 404-873-7358 and Vinings at 770-435-0700.

Spice Market in the W Hotel-Midtown spreads the Valentine's Day celebration over two days, Sunday, February 13 and Monday, February 14.  On those days, guests may choose any appetizer, entrée and dessert for just $30 (with an up charge of $8 for lobster or steak).  Each guest will receive a special red fortune cookie that could include an offer for a free dessert or free appetizer.  For reservations, call 404-724-2550. 

Hark, Woodfire Grill is raising the curtain on Valentine's Day celebrations with its annual "Fools for Love" event on Sunday, February 13 at 7 p.m.  Come for a pairing of a delicious dinner and an exciting performance from Georgia Shakespeare. Tickets for the unforgettable evening are $125 each and can be purchased online

Uncle Julio’s knows that love is all about sharing, so they’re offering their delicious Plato de Amor for two from February 7 to 20.  Saddle up by your sweetie and enjoy cold water lobster tail, shrimp brochette, mesquite grilled combination fajitas, fresh guacamole & pico de gallo, along with rice & frijoles a la charra for $49.95 per couple.  Make your reservation at the Buckhead location at 404-974-2991 or their Sandy Springs location at 678-736-8260.

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