Mercato dinner at the Beverly Hilton
Now open for outdoor dining at the Beverly Hilton, Mercato is the hotel’s newest dining concept that debuted last summer, as part of its $35 million top-to-bottom renovation. A special Valentine’s menu is available on Saturday, Feb. 13, and Sunday, Feb. 14, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. The menu features an amuse bouche, a choice of appetizer, a choice of entrée and dessert for $120 per person. Reserve a room and stay overnight and receive a cabana pool room on the Aqua Star pool level and a bottle of Dom Perignon Champagne as a welcome amenity. A dinner for two is included, as is Mercato breakfast in the morning, plus parking. Reservations for dinner can be made on OpenTable. Go to beverlyhilton. com/stay/special-offers for overnight stays. 9876 Wilshire Blvd., (310)274-7777.
Friday Night Wine Flights
Restaurateur and wine director of AOC, Caroline Styne and David Wiater from Grapevine Wine Company are teaming to host the Friday Nights Flights series on Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. on Zoom, featuring Lola Wines by winemaker Seth Cripe. Guests receive a flight of wines in 5-ounce tasting bottles and access to the Zoom meeting portal. Enjoy tasting and learning about each wine with Styne and Wiater. Styne will also recommend selections from the AOC menu that pair with the wines so guests can order food to go along with the flights. The wine flight, priced at $45, can be ordered online at Tock. Orders can be picked up from AOC or can be delivered. Also at AOC, chef Suzanne Goin creates a four-course Valentine’s Day dinner for two that is available for takeout and delivery. Go to aocwinebar.com. 8700 W. Third St., (310)859-9859.
On Valentine’s Day weekend, order from Angelini’s à la carte menu while dining on the outdoor patio or for takeout. Angelini is offering a special $105 per person prix-fixe menu. Orders must be made today, Feb. 11, for pickup on Saturday or Sunday. On Sunday, Feb. 14, a special Valentine’s Day three-course menu is being prepared for dining outside on the patio. angelinirestaurantgroup.com. 7313-7321 Beverly Blvd., (323)297-0070.
Theia Greek Valentine’s
The contemporary Greek restaurant is offering an optional prixfixe Valentine’s Day three-course dinner for $85 per person. The menu includes oysters, an 8-ounce filet mignon and lobster tail with sweet potato mash and pomegranate demi glaze. Finish with a strawberry pavlova with Grand Marnier. The regular menu will also be available. 8048 W. Third St., (323)591-0059.
Terra at Eataly reopens
Enjoy dinner for two people cooked on a wood-burning grill this Valentine’s Day, featuring a 90- day dry-aged Snake River Farms American Wagyu cut, Santa Barbara lobster salad, whole chargrilled oyster mushroom, coalroasted beets and slow-cooked polenta. Pair with a bottle of regional wine. For those who opt to stay home, there is a Valentine’s dinner special for two with optional aperitivo kit and wine pairing available on Tock. Go to exploretock.com/eatalylosangeles. 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., (213)310-8008.
The Cottages at Savoca
The signature Italian Trattoria at the Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles is launching the Cottages at Savoca for Valentine’s Day. These cottages are partially enclosed, heated, have table set ups and fresh air circulation. A romantic à la carte menu is available from Feb. 12 through 14, and it includes a burrata salad, risotto Milanese, seared scallops and roasted prime fillet. Finish with Valhrona chocolate passion fruit tart. The cottages are available on Savoca’s spacious outdoor patio from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. 900 W. Olympic Blvd., (213)743-8800.
Valentine’s Day at the Cat and Fiddle
Enjoy a prix fixe meal for outdoor dining, delivery and takeaway. The menu includes a traditional roasted beef rib roast, organic chicken Florentine or sauteed salmon filet with basil pesto. Or order their popular beef Wellington and fish and chips. Make a reservation or preorder before Friday, Feb. 12, for takeaway or delivery on Feb. 13 and 14. 742 N. Highland Ave., (323)468- 3800. thecatandfiddle.com.
L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele
Executive chef Antonio Giordano and head pizzaiolo Michele Rubini have created a romantic curated menu that will be served outdoors in the garden patio. Reservations are required for Feb. 14, and choices include an appetizer, pasta or risotto, and dessert for $65, or an appetizer and a choice of linguine or risotto, plus fish or steak and a choice of dessert, for $100. Takeout can be ordered via the restaurant’s website. damicheleusa.com. 1534 N. McCadden Place, (323)366-2408.
Providence Valentine’s menu
Delight your loved ones with a multi-course Valentine’s dinner from Providence. The menu is available for curbside takeaway starting on Friday, Feb. 12, through Sunday, Feb. 14. They also have local, house-smoked black cod, black truffle brie and black truffle pasta kits to enjoy with signature cocktails, rare bourbons and wine pairing chosen especially for the Valentine’s menu. Reservations are limited for this $225-per-person menu. Call Providence or order online at OpenTable or Tock. 5955 Melrose Ave., (323)460-4170.
Cafe Gratitude’s Valentine’s treats
Decorate pre-baked, gluten-free and plant-based cookies with natural and organic pink dragon fruit icing, purple sweet potato icing, red beet icing and white sugar icing. It’s a fun activity for $25. Cafe Gratitude is also offering a plant-based alternative to traditional Valentine’s chocolates. Each box has six chocolates for $16. À la carte menu favorites can also be ordered for takeout and delivery. shop.cafegratitude.com. 639 N. Larchmont Blvd., (323)580-6383.
Boozy hot chocolate at Tacos Tu Madre
Here’s a fun way to express your love: order a $12 chocolate heart filled with hot cocoa, mini marshmallows and an infusion injector filled with your choice of Rumchata or Bailey’s. Order inperson or over the phone for pickup at Tacos Tu Madre West Hollywood. 1111 N. Hayworth Ave., (323)922-4826.
Boxwood restaurant at the London West Hollywood
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special to-go menu that can be picked up at the hotel’s front drive to take home safely. The à la carte menu features baked stuffed scampi with garlic puree and capers, fresh spaghetti with a filet mignon meatball, roasted beef Wellington served for two with prosciutto and creamed mushroom, and chocolate-dipped strawberries with freeze-dried strawberry meringue kisses. The menu also features a bottle of Ruinart Rose Champagne. Orders for the Valentine’s Day à la carte menu must be placed today, Feb. 11, at noon for pickup on Sunday, Feb. 14. Executive chef Anthony Keene also created an $85 prix-fixe Valentine’s Day menu offered for al fresco and in-room dining. Phone or email your order boxwoodhost@thelondonweho. com. 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., (310)358-7788.
Barton G at home
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day takeout for two people that includes a special salad, whole roasted pastured chicken with black truffled sourdough stuffing, Yukon Gold potatoes and root vegetable fricassee, and a White Gold Smash chocolate decadence tart with salted caramel gelee, white chocolate whip and local raspberry jam. This meal is priced at $99, or add on a supplemental appetizer, entree and dessert upgrade. 861 N. La Cienega Blvd., (310)388-1888.
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