Valentine's Day Dining Round-Up
Feb 03, 2015 10:05PM ● Published by Jeanne Fratello
Hamachi crudo from The Strand House
Fishing With Dynamite - Fishing with Dynamite is featuring a "Love Boat" chilled seafood platter for two, one of several special dishes to be served in addition to the restaurant's regular a la carte menu on February 14. The "Love Boat" includes six oysters, two Peruvian scallops, four shrimp cocktail, and 1/2 pound king crab ($48).
MB Post - MB Post is adding a selection of romantic classics to its regular menu for Valentine's Day, including Classic Coq Au Vin For Two with Neuske's bacon, heirloom carrots, hen of the wood mushrooms ($32); and passion fruit parfait with Valrhona dark chocolate and macadamia nuts ($6).
The Strand House - On Friday and Saturday nights (Feb. 13 and 14) Chef Greg Hozinsky is preparing a four-course Valentine's Dinner for $100/person plus additional wine pairings for $50/person. The menu includes a seafood tower for two; spot prawn "scampi" with black garlic; whole roasted loup de mer or Chateaubriand; and strawberries and Champagne or Valhrona chocolate souffle.
Strand Bar at The Strand House - If romantic dinners aren't your speed, the Strand Bar is hosting "Love Rocks" with 80s cover band Radio Rebels for a $20 cover on Valentine's Day. Radio Rebels will play from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.; a DJ will spin tunes from 10 p.m. until close.
The Rockefeller Gastropub - Dining as a group? The Rockefeller is offering 50% off the first bottle of Veuve Champagne for the first six reservations for parties of six or more on February 14.
Lido di Manhattan - Lido di Manhattan is offering a "Sweetheart Valentine's Dinner" featuring jazz vocalist & pianist Tatiana & Steve. The 4-course dinner is $79 per person; an optional wine pairing is $40 per person. Menu choices are available here.
Barsha Wines and Spirits - Barsha is offering a special Valentine's week chocolate and wine tasting. For $19 you get a dessert wine flight, chocolate truffles from Food by Emily, chocolate ice cream from Jeni’s, and s'mores. The tasting is available from February 10 through 14 from 4 p.m. until close.
Love & Salt - Chef Michael Fiorelli is offering "Labor of Love" specials, featuring items that take a little extra love to prepare, from 5:30 to 11:00 p.m. on February 14. Sample menu items include ricotta agnolotti with parmesan broth, wilted escarole, and little rabbit meatballs ($18); as well as a "Bloody Valentine" featuring muddled blood orange, mint, gin, St. Germain, simple syrup, and orange bitters ($13).
Shade Hotel - Enjoy "Fifty Shades in the Courtyard" at Shade Hotel's Zinc Restaurant on Valentine's Day: Chef Chris Garasic will prepare a special 3-course dinner for $50 per person; seatings are available at 6:00 and 8:00 p.m.
Sharkeez: Feeling down on the whole Valentine's Day thing? Sharkeez is offering an "Anti-Valentine's Day Mardi Gras" party on February 12. Activities include a Best Dressed contest, an alligator taco-eating contest, and more, with prizes totaling $500. Selected drinks are $3 from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.