The ever so important Valentines Day Miami is creeping up and it is time to take your wife, girlfriend, loved one, side chick, or maybe even your booty call out to the romantic dinner they have been pining for. Since every restaurant including Denny’s is having a special Valentine’s Day Miami meal, we have rounded up some sexy, seductive and delectable options for you…. because nothing gets us more in the mood for nooky than stuffing our faces with fancy culinary foreplay.
Restaurant Michael Schwartz at The Raleigh Hotel
In addition to the regular a la carte menu Restaurant Michael Schwartz will offer 2 different Valentine’s tasting menus. The 3 course menu costs $80 (an additional $30 for wine) and has succulent dishes like Braised Short Rib Tostones, Grilled Hanger Steak and a fascinating Macallan 15 Molten Chocolate Cake. The 4 course menu is $100 (an additional $40 for wine) and includes all of the 3 course menu options as well as extras like Grilled Halloumi, Char-Grilled Octopus, Housemade Mushroom Ravioli and Tiramisu for Two among other savory selections.
Toro Toro is having a special “His” and “Hers” skewers with different cuts of meat on each one, and the signature “La Bomba” dessert for 2 to share—Price is $80/per couple exclusive of tax & gratuity. Additional charges apply for the La Bomba dessert. She likes: Petite filet mignon, Cold water lobster tail, Jumbo garlic shrimp and New Bedford sea scallop. He likes: Cedar creek prime ribeye, Bacon wrapped picanha, Kurobuta pork loin and Colorado lamb chop. We Love “La Bomba”: Chocolate sphere filled with fresh berries, orange blossom citrus cake, yogurt & rose petal ice cream, passion fruit sorbet, almond cookie crumbs and caramel, berry & lavender sauce.
Argentina’s beloved helado (gelato) emporium, will offer BOGO sundaes for Valentine’s Day. Buy one of Freddo’s signature sundaes at regular price and get a treat for your significant other at 50% off. Flavors include frozen creations like Dulce De Leche, Berry Temptation, and Banana Split. Since 1969, Freddo has served premium helado in more than 140 stores in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Bolivia and the United Kingdom. Freddo’s products are created from fresh high-quality raw materials and incorporated into over 30 classic flavors. Freddo is located at 610 Lincoln Road. Prices for cups and cones range from $4.75 to $7.50; Freddinos are $8; TriFreddos are $8.50; Smoothies are $7.50; and Sundaes are $7. To-go containers range from $7.50 to $24. Hours: Sunday – Thursday 11 a.m. to midnight; Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.. Telephone: (305) 604-0065; www.freddo.com.
Miami Beach’s revered landmark and symbol of style and sophistication since 1954, will host a BleauLive performance with Grammy Award winner Michael McDonald singing hits like “I Keep Forgettin’,” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” Dinner and show packages priced at $175 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) include one pass to BleauLive, a two-hour open bar with specialty cocktails, and pre-show dinner (6 p.m. or 7 p.m.) at Fontainebleau’s signature restaurant, Michael Mina 74. The meal begins with a choice between the Japanese Wedge, Lamb Meatballs, and Burrata-stuffed Tomato. As an entrée, guests can choose the Florida Snapper, Truffled Chicken Bucanti, or 5 oz Skirt Steak. End the evening with either the MM74 Beignets or ‘Rocky Road’ Dessert. Fontainebleau Miami Beach is located at 4441 Collins Ave. Valet parking is available. For reservations, please call (877) 512-8002 or visit www.fontainebleau.com.
The Fontainebleau will also be serving a special Valentine’s drink called Botran Pasión Del Cielo. It is a seductive cocktail with a divine combination of Botran Reserva Blanca, lemon juice and pomegranate syrup – the perfect way to set the sultry mood with your loved one.
Dolce Italian Restaurant
The modern Italian kitchen at The Gale South Beach and currently competing on Bravo’s “Best New Restaurant”, will serve a four-course prix-fixe menu this Valentine’s Day. For $75 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), couples can enjoy updated Italian classics in a contemporary atmosphere that captures the effortless elegance of Fellini’s Rome in the 1960s. Dinner includes a choice of Antipasti – Chilled Maine Lobster served with a rich potato and shallot salad, string beans in a black truffle vinaigrette or Steak Tartare with fried artichokes and hazelnuts. For Primi – Duck and Foie Gras Ravioli garnished with braised leeks and pears or Tortellacci di Zucca cooked in pumpkin, amoretti, and brown butter. As a main entrée, Fillet of Beef, served with roasted veggies, potato cream and a bone marrow reduction or Mediterranean Branzino with a saffron risotto cake, asparagus and cacciucco. End the night with either Vanilla Crème Meringue or Chocolate Mousse with hazelnut brittle. Dolce Italian is located at The Gale South Beach at 1690 Collins Avenue. Valet parking is available. For reservations, please call (305) 695-4550 or visit www.dolceitalianrestaurant.com.
Devon Seafood + Steak
Kendall’s go-to for premium quality steaks and seafood, will offer a Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu priced at $58 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). Lovebirds can indulge in a selection of One Pound Lobster Tail – rich and buttery, steamed and finished with lemon butter or a 14 oz. Bone-In Filet – tender and juicy bone-in filet mignon sprinkled with steak seasoning, mesquite grilled to your specifications and finished with a rosemary demi-glace. Both entrées will be served with choice of vegetable and one of Devon’s popular shareable sides, which include Lobster Mac N’ Cheese, Crab Hush Puppies or Roasted Mushrooms with Truffle Butter. Devon Seafood + Steak is located at 11715 Sherri Lane in Kendall. For reservations, please call (305) 275-0226 or book online at www.devonseafood.com.
The famed steakhouse at the iconic Trump National Doral Miami will serve a special three-course Valentine’s Day prix-fixe menu priced at $65 (excluding tax and gratuity). Kumamoto Oysters – drizzled in champagne mignonette and white balsamic pearls or Braised Rabbit Rillettes – roasted with chicory and truffle vinaigrette on toasted brioche. For the main entree, guests can choose between Fillet Rossini – foie gras in truffle bordelaise with baby carrots and pomme puree or the Roasted Arctic Char served with escarole and cannellini bean cassoulet. Both entrées are paired with one of BLT Prime’s exceptional sides of White Asparagus with citrus nage and cilantro or Roasted Fingerling Potatoes caramelized with onions, pancetta, and rosemary. End the evening with a slice of luscious Red Velvet Cake served with blueberry sauce and cream cheese ice cream or Chocolate Mousse adorned with passion fruit and served with white chocolate ice cream. BLT Prime is located at The Trump National Doral Miami at 4400 NW 87th Avenue in Doral. Valet parking is available. For reservations, please call (305) 591-6606 or visit www.e2hospitality.com/blt-prime-miami.
Lincoln Road’s premier contemporary steakhouse and seafood restaurant turns up the heat with a special dinner for two in a sexy, modern, atmosphere in the heart of South Beach for $225 (excluding tax and gratuity). Dinner features an appetizer special of six Kusshi Oysters topped with cucumber mignonette, an entrée of King Crab and Aussie AA5 tenderloin drenched in roasted lemon herb butter and served with garlic dipping butter, and a Chef’s special dessert to share. The restaurant will also serve an exclusive cocktail for the special day, the “Be Mine… Cheri Coupe,” mixed with black berry puree, crème de cacao liqueur, rose petal syrup, and touch of citrus, topped with Sparkling Rose and served with edible flower garnish in a champagne flute. Meat Market’s sister location in Palm Beach will also offer various a la carte specials for the holiday. Meat Market is located at 915 Lincoln Road. For reservations, please call (305) 532-0088 or visit www.meatmarket.net.
The Thompson Miami Beach’s Floridian brasserie, will offer glamorous Valentine’s Day specials. Guests can purchase luxurious 1 oz. jars of imported caviars including Siberian Osetra ($150), Royal Oserta ($225), and Keluga/River Beluga ($250). Exquisite dinner creations include, the Lobster Bisque ($19) brewed with winter truffle, chestnut, and celery; Fresh Perigord Truffle Carbonara ($42) topped with crispy guaniciale and parmesan; and Beef Rossini ($65) – Florida Wagyu filet mignon, foie gras, and a perfect potato puree. For dessert, couples can share the Bittersweet Lover’s Dark Chocolate Fondue ($20) with cinnamon scented churros, skewered exotic fruit, long-stemmed strawberries, crystalized rose petals and toffee brittle for dipping. James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef Michelle Bernstein crafts dishes with farm-fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Seagrape has the glamour of mid-century modern design with light oak tables that feature subtle geometric patterns and vintage furnishings from the 1920s through the 1960s. Seagrape is located at the Thompson Miami Beach – 4041 Collins Avenue. For reservations call 786-605-4041 or visit thompsonmiamibeach.com.
Crown Room at Thompson Miami Beach
This Valentine’s Day couples and singles alike can enjoy two themed cocktails for a limited time (Friday, February 13 & Saturday, February 14) – the Raspberry Kiss ($12) made with Absolut Elyx Vodka, Briottet Creme de Cassis, fresh lemon, simple syrup, fresh raspberries and a float of Veuve Cliquote Rose Champagne; and the Chancellor ($12) made with Glenlivet 12-year scotch, Dolin sweet vermouth, Fladgate Port Wine and angostura bitters. Crown Room is an intimate environment where guests can indulge in classic hand-crafted cocktails curated by Beverage Director, Michael MacDonnell. Crown Room is open Monday through Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Thursday through Saturday from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Thompson Miami Beach is located at 4041 Collins Avenue. For more information, please call 786-605-4041 or visit www.thompsonmiamibeach.com.
Miami’s destination for classic Italian fare prized for its authentic cuisine from the region of Puglia, will offer a Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu priced at $75 per couple (excluding tax and gratuity). For starters, couples can share an appetizer – either Bruschette topped with cherry tomatoes, basil and stacciatella; Burrata with prosciutto, tomatoes, anchovies, and oranges; a Polpette –veal meatball stuffed with scamorza cheese and tomato sauce; or a rich Zucchini Flan with scamorza cheese. Couples each choose an entrée with a choice of either Stinco di Agnello, a lamb shank with porcini risotto, the Catch of the Day (TBD), thinly sliced Scaloppine sautéed with wild mushrooms, or Spaghetti tossed with fresh seafood. End the meal on a sweet note with a dessert to share, selected by the chef and two glasses of Prosecco. Moye is located at 829 SW 1st Avenue in Brickell. For reservations, please call (305) 372-5168 or book online at www.moyemiami.com
Quattro Gastronomia Italiana
Lincoln Road’s upscale Northern Italian eatery will offer several sharable dinner specials starting at 5 p.m. this Valentine’s Day. Twin chefs Nicola and Fabrizio Carro created custom dishes including Antipasto di mare – lobster salad with avocado mousse, multicolor radish, tomatoes and tangy lemon dressing ($25). Entrée selections include Spaghetto Allo Scoglio – spaghetti loaded with lobster, shrimps, clams, mussels, and calamari ($85); Sogliola Ripiena di Gamberi – dover sole stuffed with shrimp drizzled in a lemon and caper berry butter and served with veggies ($55); Bistecca Fiorentina alla Griglia – 22 oz. T-bone grilled to your liking, served with Brussels sprouts, roasted fingerling potatoes in a Shiitake mushroom sauce ($100). Quattro is located at 1014 Lincoln Road. For reservations, please call (305) 531-4833 or visit www.quattromiami.com
Wynwood Kitchen & Bar
Will offer a la carte items this Valentine’s Day including Roasted Alaskan King Crab Leg with Tobikko aioli, micro basil and orange tobikko and Grilled Adobo Rubbed New York Strip Steak with white bean purée, crispy white beans and scallion salad. For dessert, lovers can delight in a Champagne Panna Cotta with hazelnut crumble. To start the evening, guests can enjoy the Perfect Pear with Grey Goose La Paoire, Guava, fresh squeezed lime juice, St. Germain and topped with Prosecco. Wynwood Kitchen & Bar is located at 2550 Northwest 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33127. For reservations, please call (305) 722-8959 or visit www.wynwoodkitchenandbar.com.
15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar
Nothing says romance on Valentine’s Day like a gourmet dinner and glass of champagne, breathtaking views of Biscayne Bay and live music – all available at 15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar. Viceroy Miami’s signature restaurant is featuring an intimate dinner for two with highlights that include for starters: a Gnocchi served with grilled leek, manchego cheese, smoked onion puree and truffle, and a Dungeness Crab Salad atop passion fruit, poached apple, coconut custard and citrus salad. Be sure to save room for main course entrees from a mouthwatering New Zealand Lamb Loin paired with apple butternut agnolotti, curry granola, cardamom glazed carrot, and lamb bacon; a Paella Negra with Spanish octopus, rock shrimp, bay scallop, and smoked caviar; and Bourguignon Short Ribs accompanied by roasted setas, pearl onion and garni puree. To finish off the romantic evening, enjoy a Spiced Chocolate Fondue. That evening, 15th & Vine is offering a special menu for vegetarians, too. See below.
Dinner for two includes glass of champagne each and is $170, plus tax and gratuity. 5:30 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, February 14. For reservations, call 305-503-0373 or visit www.15thandvine.com. 15th & Vine is located in the Viceroy Miami hotel at 485 Brickell Avenue in Miami.
Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove
Valentine’s Dinner at Bizcaya Restaurant – Leave the cooking and creativity to our executive culinary team as we play cupid and prepare a romantically inspired, four-course dinner amongst a backdrop of candles, red roses and soft music. Saturday, February 14th. $129 per person / $45 wine pairing, plus tax and 19 percent gratuity. Reservations required by calling (305) 644-4680 or visit ritzcarlton.com/coconutgrove.
Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale
Unwind in harmony with your special someone and receive a complimentary gift with exclusives such as our Escape for Two featuring a 50-minute Swedish Massage for two with a complimentary Facial On-the-Go for $280 per couple. Our Paradise Escape, welcomes couples to a side-by-side Manicure and Pedicure, targeted 25-minute Massage and complimentary Paraffin upgrade for $360 per couple, or a Champagne Mimosa Indulgence with exfoliating massage utilizing sugar and essential oils with a complimentary hot stone enhancement and glass of mimosa for $440 per couple. To book an appointment, please call (954) 302-6490 or visit ritzcarlton.com/fortlauderdale
Valentine’s Dinner at Via Luna – Treat your loved one to a romantic four-course meal made with aphrodisiac-inspired ingredients as we set the fairy tale ambiance with roses, candle lights, soft music and an ocean view. $150 per person, plus tax and 18 percent gratuity. Reservations required by calling (954) 302-6463 or visit ritzcarlton.com/fortlauderdale
Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne
Valentine’s Dinner at Cioppino – Enjoy a magical evening inspired by the Greek Goddess of love and desire, Aphrodite. Chef Manuel Gutierrez presents a lover’s prix fixe menu, with each bite of the culinary journey infused with aphrodisiac-inspired ingredients. Saturday, February 14th from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. $155 per person, plus tax and 18 percent gratuity. Reservations required by calling (305) 365-4156.
Couples can celebrate their romance at Miami’s French hideaway, Downtown Bistro. From 11 AM – 4 PM, loved ones can indulge with a 3-course decadent menu including 1 Mimosa or White Peach Bellini for $35/pp. Highlights include their signature Escargot served in cream sauce, Watermelon Caprese topped with crisp prosciutto, Seared Scallops served under a Truffle infused Risotto and a freshly hand-cut Steak Tartar topped with a quail egg. As the perfect ending, guests can get seduced by the dessert sampler that includes Chocolate Mousse, Crème Brûlée and Fried Oreos.
Sweethearts can get spoiled with unlimited Sangria, Mimosas or Bellinis for an extra $25/pp. An a la carte menu will also be provided in addition to their selection of unique French wines. Reservtions are suggested and can be made at 305-374-7284. Downtown Bistro is located at 114 SE 1st Street, 33131 Miami.
Azul will offer a sumptuous four course menu served in Five-Star setting, offered at USD 148 per person. This menu also includes two glasses of Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne per couple. Prices are exclusive of tax and gratuity. It is available as a tasting menu option on the regular menu February 13 and served as an exclusive menu on February 14.
Available as a la carte specials on February 14, La Mar will offer a trio of delectable themed dishes created in celebration of romance – called Power, Passion and Spice. Power Cebiche – Scallops, oysters and uni in a creamy rocoto leche de tigre with chalaca. Passion Tiradito – Thinly sliced salmon, peanut sauce and passion fruit leche de tigre. Spicy Parihuela – Traditional seafood soup with Peruvian chilies, served with toasted baguette
Guests seeking a truly pampered and romantic experience can enjoy the luxurious Couples Delight Package, offering all the pleasures of the hotel’s Five-Star Spa enhanced by amorous amenities. Couples Delight includes:
Two hours of treatment time in a VIP Couples Suite
Relaxation time in the suite
Champagne and decadent assortment of chocolate pralines
USD 720 plus gratuities for two; USD 360 plus gratuities for one
Couples suite treatments exclude advanced facials
Terrazza at Shore Club
Cozy up with a loved one this Valentine’s at Terrazza at Shore Club and dine decadently by the South Beach shore with Terrazza’s newest menu selections. Start off the romantic dinner with an Heirloom Kale Salad, with Kalamata olives, toasted pumpkin seeds, and topped with crispy Halloumi Cheese ($13) or Grilled Spanish Prawns, with Grilled Carabinero Shrimp, burnt lemon, imported olive oil, and garlic crostini ($18); choice of entrée including Lobster Ragu with oyster mushroom and house made Pappardelle Pasta ($28), a 16 oz. Bone in Filet Mignon ($48), or a Salt Crust Local Whole Fish with braised Swiss chard ($52). To top off the delicious Valentine’s dinner, enjoy a Chocolate-Flourless Cake, served with chocolate ganash, crème anglaise, topped with toasted candied walnuts, with chocolate covered strawberries ($10). Regular a la carte menu available all day.
Florida Cookery at The James Royal Palm
Delight in Valentine’s cocktails and a three-course dinner
Begin a romantic Valentine’s Day evening at The James Royal Palm with a delicious dining experience. Guests are invited to dine by The James Royal Palm’s beautifully lit pools under the stars and share in a three-course dinner. The Valentine’s menu includes Oysters 2 Ways ($14) to share with a loved one; a Surf and Turf entrée, made with braised short rib with parsnips and English peas and a sautéed diver scallop, with red beet and heirloom tomato marmalade; and a choice of chocolate passion fruit gateau with chocolate hazelnut micro cake or raspberry gelee.
VanDutch & SEASPICE Valentine’s Day
For those looking to live in the lap of luxury on Valentine’s Day, VanDutch yachts will pick you in style on one of their 40 foot vessels and you will be greeted with chilled champagne before beginning your journey by sea to SEASPICE restaurant on the Miami River. Upon arrival you will have a romantic table waiting for you on the water. You and your loved one will dine on an aphrodisiac, five course meal with luxury wine pairing. Aphrodisiac menu attached. The menu is $500 per couple and includes a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Rose. Total package $5000
VanDutch & Cavalli Miami
Enjoy the Roberto Cavalli experience VanDutch style on Valentine’s Day. VanDutch will have a slew of exotic cars on display outside of Cavalli and VanDutch Rosewill be served. With light jazzy music in the background, an A la carte menu will be served as well as some specials from the chef. Fine dining will also be featured in the lounge upstairs which at the stroke of midnight transforms into a dance club. Table reservations: email@example.com
Another great option from a new addition to Miami’s culinary scene is Soo Woo by owner and Chef Bok An. Soo Woo translates to the pleasure of giving and receiving – or sharing. Bok translates to good fortune as the result of pure chance or luck. Take these two meanings, add a dose of Korean-seasoned wisdom and innovation, a dollop of South Beach pleasure and you’ve got the essence of the Soo Woo experience Soo Woo is offering multiple Valentine’s Day options for all types of couples on the spending spectrum from Splurge to Save. The three multi course menus range from $250 to $50 per couple. Soo Woo is located at 555 Washington Avenue, 305 477 4477
TOUCHÉ ROOFTOP LOUNGE & RESTAURANT
Downtown Miami’s most romantic rooftop restaurant is featuring a four-course dinner for Valentine’s Day. Guests are offered a choice of one appetizer, pasta, entrée, and dessert, along with a celebratory glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne for $95 per person. Savory dish options include the Marilyn Monroe, shrimp tempura, crab salad, scallop, spicy aioli, Red Heart Ravioli in Lobster Sauce, fresh 1 lb. lobster in tomato sauce over fresh red dough ravioli stuffed with tomato and buffalo mozzarella, and Pork Chop Neapolitan Style, pork chop in hot sweet cherry pepper sauce. To sweeten the night, desserts such as the Lava Cake with raspberry coulis and compote and Tiramisu with Amaretti cookies and chocolate sauce will be available. There will be 3 seatings at 7:00pm, 9:00pm, and 11:00pm. Guests are encouraged to reserve early for an unforgettable night above the glittering lights of Miami.
For reservations, please go to touchemiami.com or call (305) 358-9848.
ROMANTIC DINNER AND CINEMA AT BIANCA AT DELANO
This Valentine’s Day, Bianca at Delano offers an evening of romance and elegance for all loving couples. Accompanying an exquisite three-course meal, all guests will be treated to a screening of the romantic classic in the enchanting Delano orchard. Menu highlights include Insalata Rossa with red oak leaf, radicchio, grapefruit, pomegranate seeds, beets and goat cheese, Lobster Risotto, and a Chocolate Mousse Dome for dessert. Additionally, each guest will receive a glass of champagne for a celebratory toast along with dessert. Price: $100 per person
To RSVP please call 305.672.2000
MIGUEL SERENADES DELANO BEACH CLUB
On Saturday, February 14th Delano’s poolside oasis, Delano Beach Club, will be hosting an epic Valentine’s Day celebration underneath the starlit Miami sky. Setting the romantic vibe will be none other than GRAMMY award winning R&B superstar Miguel, who will be serenading the crowd with his seductive vocals while resident DJ, Iron Lyon provides the soundtrack for the evening. Following the poolside soirée, Miguel will be taking his talents downstairs to Delano’s subterranean lounge, FDR, where he will host an eventful after party in the intimate space.
Staying overnight? Book Delano’s Romance Package and receive complimentary room service breakfast, upgrade to best available room upon arrival, late check out, a bottle of champagne and 15 percent off a couples massage.
VIP Ticket including open bar from 10pm to 11pm $150 per person
Bianca Dinner & VIP Ticket including open bar from 10pm to 11pm $200 per person
For more info & reservations please contact 305 924 4071
BIG CITY TAVERN
Plan a romantic night on Las Olas Boulevard with Big City Tavern Executive Chef Louie Bossi’s mouthwatering Valentine’s Day menu. Begin your succulent meal with Mozzarella Di Bufala, pickled strawberries, baby arugula, aged balsamic ($12), then move on to the Wood Grilled Local Mahi, lobster corn vinaigrette ($29) or the Gnocchi al Forno, san marzano sauce, stracchino, house cured pancetta ($21). End your night on a sweet note by indulging in the Chocolate Grand Marnier Fondue for Two with stem berries, brown butter pound cake, vanilla bean marshmallows, deep chocolate brownies and frozen mini ice cream sandwiches to dip ($20). Reservations recommended.
Big City Tavern 609 E. Las Olas Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301 (954) 727-0307 www.bigcitylasolas.com
Treat your loved one to an unforgettable experience at Villa Azur on Valentine’s Day. The French Mediterranean restaurant and lounge with an Italian twist, located in the heart of Miami Beach, will offer Valentine’s Day specials, prepared by Chef Erwin Mallet and a exquisite ‘Love Potion’ cocktail, crafted by Mixologist Martin Gutierrez. Setting the mood for the evening, an acoustic band will play all evening for you. With the romantic décor, featuring vintage pieces and beautiful chandeliers, white French doors open to a lush courtyard accented by plush white leather couches, Villa Azur offers the perfect setting for couples to enjoy an extraordinary dining experience on Valentine’s Day.
CASA D’ANGELO FORT LAUDERDALE
Make Casa D’Angelo in Fort Lauderdale your romantic Valentine’s Day dining destination. Enjoy an a la carte menu from Executive Chef Angelo Massanova and compliment your meal with a glass or bottle from their vast champagne and wine selection. Bite into a traditional Lasagnette D’Angelo, Angelo’s special lasagna with ragu of meat, homemade and Reggiano or a tender Costoletta Di Vitello Alla Griglia Con Funghetti Trifolati, marinated 16 oz. grilled veal chop sautéed wild mushrooms in a fresh rosemary sauce. Make your taste buds fall in love with the decadent Chocolate Delizia D’ Angelo with Vanilla gelato. Reservations available starting at 4 pm.
DB BISTRO MODERNE
Looking for a delicious meal and great ambiance? db Bistro Moderne Miami provides the perfect setting to share an amazing experience with your loved one. The Daniel Boulud restaurant will offer a four-course Valentine’s tasting menu, with limited a la carte options on Friday and Saturday, for $150 per person. Enjoy Chef Jason Pringle’s handcrafted menu featuring a flavorful Black truffle Risotto, uni, meyer lemon, asparagus, and make your way to the Duo Beef entree, roasted tenderloin, braised cheeks cardoons, mushrooms, and sauce bordelaise or a Butter-Poached Halibut, lobster, fennel, cara cara navel. Top off this lovely meal with dessert masterpiece by Chef Jerome Maure like the Chocolate Napoleon, gianduja & ginger cremeux, chocolate sable praline ice cram. Reservations are recommended. Make it a romantic Valentine’s weekend at JW Marriott Marquis Miami with their “Ultimate Valentine’s Dinner Date” package, details provided on their website – www.marriott.com.
Friday, February 13th 6:00PM – Midnight
Saturday, February 14th 5:30PM – 10:45PM
2ND ANNUAL RED LIGHT GREEN LIGHT PARTY AT LIVING ROOM AT W FORT LAUDERDALE
A Valentine’s Day Affair for Singles, Couples and Complicated
Living Room at the W Fort Lauderdale is hosting the ultimate Valentine’s Day affair inviting all singles, taken and the complicated to enjoy a romantic night of endless possibilities. Upon arrival, guests will choose a colored wristband – green, yellow or red – to mark their relationship status. DJ A-Train will set the tempo for the evening with his eclectic array of beats and mash-ups. The 2nd annual Red Light, Green Light party brings guests a romantic night of intrigue featuring party favors and delicious cocktails overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at Living Room at W Fort Lauderdale.
Green wristbands – single and ready to mingle
Red wristbands – off the market
Yellow wrist bands – are on the fence
Treat your loved one to a special dinner at Steak 954 this Valentine’s Day. Enjoy the oceanfront views on the outdoor terrace or experience the unique 15-foot long jellyfish aquarium in the dining room. This holiday’s delectable specials include Oysters Rockefeller with fines herbes, Pernod and house bread crumbs. Butter Braised Baby Root Vegetables with beets, radishes, kohlrabi, crispy pancetta and mint. Charred Broccolini with salsa verde, ricotta salata and crispy capers. Surf & Turf of petite filet, Madagascar prawn, celery root gratin & Madeira sauce. Complement these delicious offerings by pairing them with a special Valentine’s Day cocktail, the Sweet Bushukan, made with Hanger 1 Buddha’s Hand Citron vodka, honey, Green Chartreuse, and watermelon water.
For reservations or more information, please call 954.414.8333 or visit www.Steak954.com.
This Valentine’s Day, Tamarina provides the ideal romantic venue for all couples celebrating their passion. Adorned with long flowing curtains from its high ceilings and posh chandeliers, the amorous dining room will take guests’ breaths away upon entry. To celebrate the holiday, Tamarina is offering an exquisite four-course prix fixe menu, which includes a bottle of bubbly. Special features include an amuse bouche serving of Tuna Crudo with pomegranate and jalapeño, Wild Mushrooms Risotto, a choice of Branzino with sunchoke puree artichokes and swisschard or 8 oz Filet Mignon with truffle leeks and homemade sundried tomatoes and a Heart Shaped Panacotta or a Chocolate Fondant with vanilla and strawberry for dessert. Additionally, Tamarina will offer all of its usual dishes, which can be ordered a la carte and shared as desired. Price: $180 per couple
Indulge in an amazing four-course dinner at Makoto this Valentine’s Day with a sweet surprise to end your meal. This delicious dinner starts off with an amuse bouche of Oysters or Hamachi Ponzu. For the first course, choose either the Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice or the Makoto House Salad. The second course includes a flavorful skirt steak or miso seabass. Following this course is a delightful sushi combo. The dessert course is a light and sweet Green Tea Tiramisu. To end your meal on an even sweeter note, a chocolate covered strawberry is included with your check. This four-course romantic dinner is $75 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
For reservations or more information, please call 305-864-8600 and www.makoto-restaurant.com.
Barceloneta South Beach
Chef Juliana Gonzalez has singles and couples covered at Barceloneta. From 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. guests can celebrate their singlehood at the Un-Valentine’s Day Boozy Brunch. For $30 one can enjoy a special a la carte and an open bar that includes: well liquors, draft beer, Aperol and citrus popsicles, tangerine Mimosas and a make-your-own Sangria bar, including three different types of sangria with fresh fruit. The night time is all about celebrating love, couples can enjoy a six course dinner for two for $90 plus a bottle of Juve Camps Reserva de la Familia Cava. The menu includes dishes like: Grilled Langoustines with grilled prawns over a bouillabaisse broth and garnished with a fresh fennel salad;Tempranillo Stewed Rice with Spanish calasparra rice with veal cheeks, bone marrow, rosemary and procini mushrooms, cooked in Rioja tempranillo red wine.
Reservations: 305.538.9299, 1400 20th Street, Miami Beach.
($55 prix fixe menu) Couples will enjoy a glass of Prosecco and a four course menu which includes: Ostriche Affumicate with oysters and smoked citrus granite; Maltagliati all’astice with lobster, butternut squash, and kale; Half Branzino with Mediterranean sea bass, artichokes, asparagus and bottarga and Tortina di Mousse al Cioccolato, baked chocolate mousse, hazelnut sponge, mascarpone cheesecake, raspberry curd, raspberry paper. Guests can also delight in their festive Amore dolce e Amaro cocktail $13.
($55 per person) Diners will be allowed to pick one tapa, entrée and dessert from the holiday prix fixe menu. Dishes include: Ossobuco al Vino with braised veal shank, roasted squash and cipollini onions; Langostinos con Arroz Cremoso with prawns, porcini mushrooms and creamy rice. For an additional $30, you and your significant other can share a bottle of Plic Plic Plic, Garnacha & Cariñena or Tempranillo Blanco, Nivarius.
Reservations: 305.441.0107, 3250 2500 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables.
Chef Jose Mendin and Josh Elliott are letting couples celebrate Valentine’s Day from Friday to Sunday. Guests will enjoy a special menu including dishes such as: Foie Gras Torchon with Sicilian pistachio, rhubarb chutney and confit, aged balsamic, brioche $24; Butter Poached Maine Lobster with sauce Américaine, orange, braised fennel and lobster mushroom $40.
Reservations: 786.483.1640, 6261, Collins Avenue (Hilton Cabana Miami Beach) Miami Beach.
Ortanique on the Mile
Will offer extra menu specials, including their Valentine’s Day themed cocktail Lovers Lane Martini $12, as well as extend their hours from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Reservations: 305.446.7710, 278 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables.
SUGARCANE raw bar grill
Chef Timon Balloo and Jason Morale have created a special menu for the romantic evening. Menu will include dishes like: Wood Fire Roasted Oysters with caramelized fennel, bacon and cream $16; Florida Rabbit Porchetta, parsnip puree and bleeding pomegranates $26. Mixologist Jamal Giles also got in the spirit and created the VD Crush cocktail. Reservations can be made by calling 786.369.0353, 3252 Northeast 1st Avenue, Miami.
SUSHISAMBA Coral Gables
Chef David Sears has couples covered for the holiday with a themed menu including: Yuzu Butter Poached Whole Maine Lobster with carnaroli risotto, compressed green papaya, preserved Meyer lemon, charred capers and langoustine oil $46; Red Samba Roll with pickled red onion, asparagus, avocado, garlic cured rainbow trout, tempura coriander, strawberry yuzu gel and strawberry aioli $19. After dinner, guests can enjoy Lavender Lady with Bombay Sapphire, creme de peche, lavender agave, peach purée and lemon juice and a fresh kaffir leaf lovingly shaken and strained $15.
Reservations: 305.448.4990, 180 Aragon Avenue (Westin Colonnade), Coral Gables.
($2,000 for two) Chef Christopher Lee is going all out for Valentine’s Day with an exclusive candlelight dinner and tour inside The Forge’s wine cellar. Couples will be treated to an amuse bouche and eight course romantic dinner with wine pairings including: Seared Foie Gras with concord grape glazed “cronut”, pumpkin seeds, butternut squash and Guinness gastrique; Spice Crusted Rack Of Lamb with baby brussels sprouts, golden raisins, Israeli cous cous amd apricot jus.
Reservations: 305.538.8533, 432 West 41st Street, Miami Beach.
Singles Awareness Day is near. As couples gear up with flowers, diamonds and teddy bears, The DistrictMiami prepares for the madness by organizing a day filled with love, cocktails and puppies, making sure the Hallmark holiday is one to remember for everyone – including singles.
The District has partnered with the Humane Society of Greater Miami and animal activist Heather Glassman to brunch with pets from 11 AM – 4 PM. Pets will be on-site available for adoption and playtime with those dining at The District. Guests who donate just $15 to the rescue will receive a complimentary Champagne Fresca or dessert, with raffle prizes also offered. Music will be provided by DJ Chilly.
Special Valentine’s Day-themed creations by Chef Horacio will be on the menu for brunch and dinner as well as an a la carte menu with an atmosphere that makes everyone feel like they are in for a treat. The Valentine’s Day menu will offer a variety of Champagne Fresca drinks and specialty cocktails crafted exclusively for the holiday as well as entrees, appetizers and desserts.
For reservations please call (305) 573-4199 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.