Valentine’s Dining Options With Your Sweetheart

February 10, 2022

Here’s the latest roundup of Valentine’s Dining options for you and your sweetheart. 

Butcher’s House Brasserie

Enjoy a romantic evening over French fare, champagne, and caviar at Butcher's House Brasserie in Costa Mesa. On Monday, February 14, Chef-Owner Jeoffrey Offer will be serving a special, multi-course menu featuring elevated offerings. Priced at $80 per person, the one-night-only menu begins with a glass of French bubbly and an amuse-bouche of caviar & potato. A journey through the evening’s courses treat guests to scallops a la plancha served with celery root puree and Vermouth beurre blanc; a Filet Mignon spiral with black trumpet mushrooms and sauce Perigourdine; followed by an assortment of French cheeses with black cherry compote. Lovers can end the evening with the shared pleasure of indulging in seasonal berries and rich chocolate for dessert. Reservations can be made by calling 714.714.0662.

3321 Hyland Avenue, Suite D in Costa Mesa.

Sushi Ii

Spend Valentine’s Day luxuriating in a one-of-a-kind Omakase experience at Sushi Ii. Master Chef Susumu Ii has prepared a multi-course washoku experience available only on Monday, February 14. Priced at $250 per person, this special multi-course dinner allows guests to experience the breadth of Japanese cuisine, with courses encompassing everything from classic nigiri and sashimi, to meticulously prepared appetizers that put Chef Ii’s mastery and craftsmanship on display. Seating is limited and reservations can be made by calling 949.287.6268 or online here.

100 West Coast Highway, Suite 202 in Newport Beach.

JoJo’s Hideaway

Start your Valentine’s Day celebrations early at JoJo’s Hideaway! Tustin’s new Jazz lounge is offering a special prix-fixe Valentine’s menu on Friday, February 11, and Saturday, February 12. Embark on an inventive multi-course menu created by Executive Chef Roman Jimenez against a romantic backdrop of sultry live Jazz music. Priced at $65 per guest, the three-course menu features a Surf & Turf entree featuring a 6oz filet over a bed of bomba rice filled with lobster, shrimp, calamari, clams, and Spanish chorizo en papillote. The dessert course flirts with the juxtaposition of savory and sweet, featuring profiteroles filled with mascarpone Humboldt Fog foam, topped with white chocolate-truffle sauce and dusted with gold glitter. Restorations are highly recommended and can be made by calling 714.261.9911 or online: https://www.jojoshideawayat17.com/reservations 

17320 17th St. in Tustin.

The Bungalow Kitchen

Love is in the air at The Bungalow Kitchen. Treat your sweetheart to The Bungalow Kitchen's Bohemian vibe and panoramic marina views over a decadent prix-fixe menu. A partnership between hospitality veteran Brent Bolthouse and award-winning Chef Michael Mina, The Bungalow Kitchen combines a chic romantic environment with unparalleled coastal Californian cuisine. 

Priced at $75 per person, the four-course menu features stand-out dishes including crispy Liberty Farm duck wings, Périgord black truffle risotto, and triple-seared dry-aged rib eye. Lovebirds looking to take things to the next level can elevate their dining experience with the addition of appetizers like the Michael Mina Reserve Kaluga Caviar Parfait or entree add-ons including shaved white Alba truffles. 

Dishes from the prix-fixe menu will also be available as a la carte specials over the weekend. Create the perfect pairing with Champagne selections or course-by-course wine pairings selected by sommelier Ryan Kraemer. 

Visit the website for the full Valentine’s Day menu and to make reservations.

6400 Pacific Coast Hwy Suite 200 in Long Beach.

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