Who doesn’t love the Bella Notte scene when Lady and Tramp share that string of spaghetti?
You don’t have to bring your Valentine to a dark alley for a romantic meal pour deux. Our favorite restaurants all over town are serving shareable dishes to help you toast the Day of Love.
BOA Steakhouse (WeHo and Santa Monica): Ah, Tableside Caesar Salad – is there any better shareable delicacy that screams romance quite so well? (And if you”re both eating garlic, you cancel each other out!)
On February 14, BOA will offer à la carte specials, including a shareable 40-Day Dry-Aged 28 oz. Kansas City New York Steak ($85*), served with amber-roasted pee wee potato, king crab and chorizo hash, charred Vidalia onion, and tri-peppercorn sauce
Top off your meal with the large-format Cake in a Box served in a keepsake tin can that you can take home. Because how cool is that?! The current reiteration, Le Frasier, features sweet pea anko, white cake, crème mousseline & wild strawberry jam.
Down in Huntington Beach, Bluegold is featuring Paella of Rice & Noodle for Two with prawns, scallop, chicken, clams, mussels, octopus and sofrito.
Dia de Campo (Hermosa Beach) is home to the Para Todos Mis Amigos shareable extravaganza, all of which are accompanied with fried beans & rice, tortillas,, and all the good stuff. Choose from Big Ass Carnitas, “one the bone” — salsa verde, house mole; Market Fish — Pepian verde, mole, radish, lime; or Grilled Lobster — house mole, chili butter.
Connie and Ted’s (West Hollywood) is featuring Chef’s Choice Oysters — one dozen assorted and a Chilled Seafood Tower — oysters, clams, mussels, shrimp, lobster, crab. Order a small for two.
Boneyard Bistro (Sherman Oaks) is featuring a Bone-In Ribeye for Two with savory bread pudding, spinach and Béarnaise.
E.P.&L.P. (West Hollywood) has a Valentine’s Day Lovers Menu ($99/person, inclusive of tax and gratuity), as well as Lou Dogg’s Crispy Skin Chicken — Mary’s Farm chicken, black vinegar, chili and lemon and Chengdu Churros with star anise sugar and Sichuan chocolate.
Happy Valentine’s Day, kids!