23 Spots For A Special Valentine’s Day Feast

Ah, Valentine’s Day. Whether you acknowledge its religious roots or consider it a “Hallmark holiday”, you know that special someone has expectations. What better way to impress than with a decadent dinner?

Here is a list of Tucson restaurants offering special menus for Valentine’s Day 2016. As one of the most popular holidays for dining out all year, reservations are suggested and likely necessary.

Acacia

3001 E Skyline Dr.
Creme Brulee at Acacia in Tucson

Creme Brulee at Acacia in Tucson

With Valentine’s Day falling on Sunday this year, Acacia is offering a weekend full of romantic dining with a special “Sweetheart Tasting Menu” on Feb 12-14th beginning at 5pm daily. On Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February 13th, the Acacia regular dinner menu will be offered as well.  On Sunday, February 14th, the Prix Fixe menu will be offered exclusively.

Cost: $65 per person, $85 with wine pairing.

First Course (choice of):
  • Lobster Bisque – Roasted oyster mushroom, Gougères
    • Paired with A to Z ‘no oak’ Chardonnay (Oregon) ’12
  • Limestone Bibb Lettuce Salad – With roasted beets, Laura Chenel chevre, candied walnuts, wild huckleberry vinaigrette
    • Paired with Dr Loosen, ‘Dr. L’, Riesling (Mosel, Germany) ’13
Second Course (choice of):
  • Filet of Prime Arizona Beef – Red currant half glaze, sauté of winter mushrooms, cauliflower gratin, asparagus, olive oil poached baby plum tomatoes
    • Paired with Hill Family, ‘Barrel Blend’ merlot, cab, petit sirah (Napa, CA) ’12
  • Filet of Fresh Salmon – Filled with scallop mousse wrapped in pastry, meyer lemon and shallot parsley butter, baby broccoli, fergola pilaf
    • Paired with Paraiso, Pinot Noir (Monterey, CA) ’13
  • House made Farfalle – Duck confit, roasted fennel, forest mushroom, wilted spinach, parsnip, toasted pignolia, roasted plum tomato
    • Paired with Sextant, Zinfandel (Central Coast, CA) ’12
Third Course (choice of):
  • Warm Molten Valrhona Chocolate Cake – Vanilla bean gelato
    • Paired with Porto Poças, Late Bottle Vintage 2007
  • Apple Tarte Tatin – Brandy glace
    • Paired with Elio Perrone, Moscato d’ Asti (Piedmont, Italy) ’13

For more information, visit acaciatucson.com.

Agustin Kitchen

100 S Avenida del Convento
Fresh Diver Scallops and Sausage (Credit: Agustin Kitchen)

Fresh Diver Scallops and Sausage (Credit: Agustin Kitchen)

Agustin Kitchen will have live music and a prix fixe menu both Saturday and Sunday evening from 5 to 10pm. Seating is by reservation only.

Cost: $75 per person with bubbly and $95 per person with wine pairings and bubbly.

Amuse Bouche
  • Pear, Caramelized Onion and Camembert En Croute
1st Course (choice of):
  • Three Oysters – Raw or Rockefeller
    • Paired with Tangent Edna Valley Albarino – ’13
  • Mushroom Stuffed Mushrooms – With chèvre peppadew roses
    • Paired with Tangent Edna Valley Albarino – ’13
2nd Course (choice of):
  • Heartbeet Soup – Warm beet velour with house creme fraiche
    • Paired with Copain Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Rose – ’14
  • Purple Endive Salad – Pomegranate arils, ruby grapefruit supremes, toasted hazelnuts, hazelnut raspberry vinaigrette
    • Paired with Copain Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Rose – ’14
3rd Course (choice of):
  • Herb and Preserved Lemon Rack of Lamb – Baked apple stuffed with Persian jeweled rice, minted asparagus
    • Paired with Hartford Court Russian River Pinot Noir – ’13
  • “Two Peas In a Pod” Scallops and Tiger Shrimp – Pea and cauliflower mash, Pink Lady apple and ruby grapefruit slaw
    • Paired with Matanzas Creek Helena Bench Sauvignon Blanc – ’13
4th Course (choice of):
  • Mini Vanilla Lavender Cheesecake Heart
    • Paired with Gruet Brut, New Mexico
  • Salted Caramel and Dark Chocolate Tart
    • Paired with Gruet Brut, New Mexico
  • Chocolate Truffle Trio
    • Paired with Gruet Brut, New Mexico

For more information, visit the event page on Facebook.

Café a la C’Art

140 N Main Ave.
Olive Tapenade Bruschetta at Cafe a la Carte

Olive Tapenade Bruschetta at Cafe a la Carte

From 5 to 10pm on Sunday, Café a la C’Art will offer a well-rounded Valentine’s experience. The night begins with a three-course dinner, includes access to the Tucson Museum of Art until 8pm, and culminates with a take-home floral arrangement for you and your guest.

Cost: $60 per person, $50 per person for TMA Members. Reservations requested.

1st Course (choice of):
  • French Five Onion Soup – Topped with crispy tobacco onions and parmesan atop melted gruyère
  • Butter Lettuce Salad – Shaved fennel, clementines, pomegranate, pepitas, organic pea sprouts, citrus-shallot vinaigrette
2nd Course (choice of):
  • Pan Seared Black Cod – With champagne and white balsamic reduction, shaved fennel, mint, and blueberries, wild mushroom black rice
  • Herb Garlic Crusted Prime Rib – Poblano demi, roasted fingerling potatoes, grilled asparagus, baby carrots
  • Porcini Crusted Grilled Lamb Chop Montmorency – Cherry glace de viande, parsnip potato mash, chef’s vegetables
  • Red Quinoa “Heart” – Roasted butternut squash and brussels sprouts, red pepper emulsion, grilled asparagus
3rd Course (choice of):
  • Chocolate Tower – Chocolate cake, chocolate mousse, wrapped in dark chocolate, strawberry coulis, chocolate dipped strawberries
  • White Chocolate Pistachio Torte – White chocolate pistachio mousse on white sponge cake, fresh raspberries
  • A selection from the dessert case

For more information, visit CafealaCArtTucson.com.

Commoner & Co

6960 E Sunrise Dr.
Coconut Thai Curry Mussels at Commoner & Co.

Coconut Thai Curry Mussels at Commoner & Co. (Credit: Lacey & Suede)

Cost: $40 per person, $60 with wine pairings.

First Course (choice of):
  • Cream of Potato Soup – Dungeness crab, roasted lemon sourdough crumbs
  • Lola Rosa Salad – Apples, spanish bleu cheese, pomegranate seeds, candied pecans, warm chorizo vinaigrette
  • Caramelized Onion, Butternut Squash and Fontina Galette – Fresh thyme, fig balsamic
Second Course (choice of):
  • Cioppino – Fresh mussels and clams, shrimp, sea bass, tomato and roasted fennel ragout, grilled bread
  • Salt Crusted Prime Rib – Whipped potatoes, au jus, creamy horseradish, sautéed mushrooms and asparagus
  • Roasted Chicken – Creamy stone ground grits, bacon, corn and zucchini sautée, pan jus
  • Stuffed and Roasted Acorn Squash – Lemon confit risotto, braised baby artichoke, spinach shaved parmesan, garlic and shallots
Third Course (choice of):
  • Chocolate Truffle Cake – Raspberry sorbet, rose anglaise
  • Bruleed Lemon Passion Fruit Tart – Caramel passion fruit sauce and raspberries
  • Strawberry Balsamic Pana Cotta – Served on ginger pound cake with macerated berries and basil

For more information, visit commonertucson.com.

Cup Cafe

311 E Congress St.
Branzino at Cup Cafe in Tucson

Branzino at Cup Cafe in Tucson (Credit: Adam Lehrman)

Cup Cafe is offering two opportunities to celebrate Valentine’s Day dinner: Saturday, February 13, and Sunday, February 14. The following specialty dishes will be available both nights in addition to the regular menu.

Appetizer
  • Croquettes with Speck –  braised cabbage, imported fontina cheese, roasted tomato sauce
    • Recommended pairing: Ca’Rosa Sparkling Californian Rose
Entrees
  • Seared Pacific Striped Sea Bass – Served with cauliflower risotto, roasted cauliflower, pickled butternut squash, parsley sauce, pistachio pesto
    • Recommended pairing: Trulio German Reisling
  • Cabernet Marinated Pan Roasted Duck Breast – Whipped sweet potatoes, sautéed green beans, fines heres, cabernet reduction
    • Recommended pairing: McBride Truvee Californian Red Blend
Dessert
  • Cast Iron Cherry Pie for Two – House-made cherry chocolate ice cream
    • Recommended pairing: with Taylor Floodgate 10 year Portugese Tawny Port

For more information, visit hotelcongress.com.

DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

135 S 6th Ave.
Downtown Kitchen Spring 2015

(Credit: Downtown Kitchen)

Downtown Kitchen is offering a three or four-course prix fixe Valentine’s Day menu from 4 to 10pm.

Cost: $55.00 per person for three courses, $70.00 per person for four-courses. Reservations are strongly suggested.

First Course (choice of):
  • Pork Belly Zeppole – Shaved apple, smoked maple, foie gras caramel, fennel slaw
  • House Smoked Salmon Rilletttes – Wrapped in crisped skin, capers, red onion, chopped cornichon, spicy mustard, rye toast
  • Clam Chowder ‘Poutine’ – White cheddar, bacon, chives, side of fries
  • Golden And Red Beets – Goat cheese, arugula, local citrus supremes, gastrique onions, candied pecans
Second Course (Optional) (choice of):
  • Linguini Carbonara – Pancetta, peas, egg yolk, herbs, garlic crouton
  • Garlic And Black Pepper Soft Shell Crab – Noodle salad, peanut sauce + cucumber, carrot, daikon, cilantro relish
Main Course (choice of):
  • Triple Chops From Lamb Rack, Pepita Recado and Native Seeds/Search Mole – Ancho chile, corn bread pudding, chipotle molasses sweet potatoes, minted jalapeno orange vinaigrette
  • Shrimp Mojo De Ajo and Creamy Grits – Los palacios chorizo, mezcal mushrooms, lobster butter
  • Herb Crusted Duck Breast and White Bean Ragout – Pesto oil, truffled squash, beet and parsnip chips
  • Braised Beef Short Ribs – Creamy potato puree, roasted root vegetables, sauce of the braising liquid, herb salad
Dessert (choice of):
  • Red Velvet Dark and White Chocolate Heart Cake – Raspberry, chocolate and rose petal sauces
  • Lemon Pudding Cake and Cherry Yogurt Ice Cream – Milk crumbles and cherry sauce

For more information, visit downtownkitchen.com.

Falora

3000 E Broadway Blvd.
Figaro Pizza at FALORA

Figaro Pizza at FALORA (Credit: FALORA)

Grab dinner for two at Falora with a Margherita Pizza, Kale Salad and two glasses of Prosecco for only $29 per couple, then head next door to Sidecar for half-off off bottles and champagne. Reservations required.

For more information, visit falora.com.

Gringo Grill & Cantina

5900 N Oracle Rd.
Carnitas Tacos at Gringo Grill

Carnitas Tacos at Gringo Grill (Credit: Theresa Delaney)

Gringo Grill & Cantina is offering a prix fixe menu and live music from 6 to 8pm.

Cost: $35 per person

First Course
  • House Salad
Second Course (choice of):
  • Red Pozole – Hominy, Carnitas, Jalapeño Salt
  • Vegetable Carpaccio – Thinly Sliced Vegetables with Chocolate Vinaigre e Oysters in a Half Shell, Michelada Broth, Red Tajin
Third Course (choice of):
  • Salmon – Seared Gnocchi, Roasted Asparagus, Raspberry Beurre Blanc
  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin – Chipotle Mashed Potatoes, Agave Glazed Carrots, Nopalito Chimichurri
  • Green Corn Tamales –  Asparagus and Carrot, Red Chili Sauce
Fourth Course (choice of):
  • Chocolate Fondue Platter
  • Rose/Raspberry Sorbet, Lime Bisco

For more information, visit gringogrilltucson.com.

Kingfisher

2564 E Grant Rd.
Steamed Black Mussels at Kingfisher

Steamed Black Mussels at Kingfisher (Credit: Kingfisher)

Enjoy a special Valentine’s Day a la carte menu from 5- to 11pm. Reservations are strongly suggested.

Oyster Bar
  • Gulf of Mexico Oysters, ½ dozen
  • Grilled and Chilled Gulf Shrimp, ½ dozen
  • Seasonal Oysters, ½ dozen
  • House Smoked Ruby Trout, red onion jam, hot mustard, croutons
  • Oyster Bar Tasting, oysters (3), grilled shrimp (2), smoked ruby trout, ceviche, condiments
  • Wicked Big Oyster Bar Tasting, chilled 1# lobster, (10) grilled shrimp, ½# King crab legs, (10), Pacific Northwest oysters, smoked trout, ceviche, many condiments
First
  • New England clam chowder, oyster crackers
  • Lobster Bisque, lobster meat, warm garlic crouton
  • Seasonal Mesclun Greens, Kalamata olives, grape tomatoes, red onion, balsamic-lemon dressing
  • Traditional Caesar Salad, anchovy, sourdough crouton, parmesan
  • Fatoosh Salad, chopped greens, white beans, cucumbers, tomato, basil, feta cheese, housemade pita, sweet garlic vinaigrette
  • Baby Spinach and Bibb Lettuce Salad, dried tart cherries, green apple, spiced Marcona almonds, pickled red onion, fresh herb vinaigrette
  • Lobster, Shrimp, and Scallop “THERMIDOR”, sweet cream, sherry, shiitake mushroom, croutons
  • Baked Oysters Rockefeller (5), spinach, shallots, Pernod, parmesan
  • Steamed Black Mussels, Sriracha, fish broth, sweet butter. (1 lb)
Dinner
  • Grilled Sea Scallops, Forbidden rice, soy glazed bok choy, hot and sour sauce, pickled cucumber
  • Macadamia Nut Crusted Hawaiian Fish, lemongrass butter sauce, Texmati rice, sautéed spinach, fried sweet potatoes
  • Grilled Marinated “True North” Salmon, Chermoula, basil oil, herbed artichoke risotto, sautéed asparagus
  • Bouillabaisse, king crab, mussels, shrimp, cod, scallops, tomato, fennel, garlic, saffron, Pernod, crostini with rouille
  • Grilled Surf and Turf, beef tenderloin (5oz), sea scallops(2), Gulf shrimp,(2), apple-smoked bacon butter, horseradish mashed potatoes, broccolini
  • Duckling Cooked 2 Ways, seared breast, leg confit, dried cherry glaze, spinach polenta cake, and sautéed asparagus
  • Grilled Marinated Sea Bass, golden beet-sweet onion salad, lemon-basil aioli, fingerlings, broccolini
  • Alaskan King Crab Legs, 1#, drawn butter, Texmati rice, sautéed asparagus
  • Steamed Maine Lobster, 1#, drawn butter, Texmati rice, sautéed asparagus
  • Grilled N.Y. Steak. Gorgonzola-caramelized onion butter, buttermilk mashed potatoes, spinach

For more information, visit kingfishertucson.com.

La Cocina

201 N Court Ave.
Tucson Food Tours La Cocina

Quinoa Bowl at La Cocina (Credit: Theresa Delaney)

If you had bigger plans in mind for Valentine’s Day, such as getting married, for instance, La Cocina has you covered. Bring your marriage license and La Cocina will provide a wedding arch, decorations, officiators, and live music. For an additional cost, they will even take care of the floral arrangements, photography, food, champagne, and horse carriage rides.

Ceremonies begin at 1pm and end at 3pm, but the kitchen and bars will be open until 5pm.

There will be an $80 fee for the Officiator.

For more information, visit the event page on Facebook.

Lovin’ Spoonfuls

2990 N Campbell Ave.
(Credit: Lovin' Spoonfuls)

(Credit: Lovin’ Spoonfuls)

Lovin’ Spoonfuls special Valentine’s Day dinner will be served on Saturday, Feb 13, from 5 to 9pm for as long as it lasts. Dinner will include French onion soup with crostini and melted vegan mozzarella, warm artichoke dip appetizer, an organic spring mix salad with basil-lime dressing, mixed veggie parmesan with angel hair pasta and marinara, and tiramisu for dessert.

The complete meal for two is $55 plus tax. No reservations are necessary. Seating is first come first serve. The regular menu will also be available.

If you can’t make it Saturday night, visit on Sunday for Valentine’s brunch and lemon cheesecake pancakes.

For more information, visit lovinspoonfuls.com.

Maynard’s Market & Kitchen

400 N Toole Ave.
Hanger Steak at Maynard's Kitchen in Tucson

Hanger Steak at Maynard’s Kitchen in Tucson

Enjoy Valentine’s Day Dinner at Maynard’s on Saturday or Sunday. The following special menu items are available in addition to the regular menu.

Cost: A la carte pricing.

Appetizer
  • Oysters Rockefeller – Five broiled oysters with spinach, fennel cream and parmesan
Entrees
  • Dayboat Scallops – Prosciutto-wrapped scallops with sage, ricotta gnocchi, butternut squash, limoncello gastrique
Dessert
  • Sweetheart Cake for Two – Strawberry-filled chocolate cake, vanilla buttercream, fondant

For more information, visit maynardstucson.com.

North Italia

2995 E Skyline Dr.
North Italia Community Dinner Chef Board

(Credit: North Italia)

NoRth will be featuring a delicious prix fixe meal that includes antipasto, cioppino, and many other Italian favorites. Cost is $55 per person.

Starters

Choose one

  • Cioppino (white shrimp, clams, mussels, tomato, saffron & fennel)
  • Antipasto (roasted winter vegetables, soppressata, truffle cheese, marcona almond, grilled bread)
  • Caesar salad
  • Bruschetta
  • Italian Farm Salad
  • Arancini

Mains

Choose one

  • Mediterranean sea bass*
  • Cheese Tortelloni
  • Roasted Chicken
  • Bolognese
  • Diver Scallops*
  • Slow Braised Short Rib

Third Course

Choose one

  • Salted Caramel Budino
  • Tiramisu
  • Dark Chocolate Tart

For more information, visit northitaliarestaurant.com.

Penca Restaurante

50 E. Broadway
Roasted Chile and Crema Sauce (Photo Credit: Penca)

Roasted Chile and Crema Sauce (Photo Credit: Penca)

Penca is serving a four-course prix fixe menu on Sunday, February 14. Three seatings times include 4:30, 6 and 8pm.

Cost: or $65 per person. Reservations are strongly suggested

For more information, visit pencarestaurante.com.

PY Steakhouse

5655 W Valencia Rd.
Seared Ahi at PY Steakhouse, Casino del Sol

Seared Ahi at PY Steakhouse, Casino del Sol

PY Steakhouse, located within Casino Del Sol Resort, is offering a Valentine’s menu for the entire month of February.

Cost: $35.00 per person

Starter (choice of):
  • Grilled Romaine Caesar Salad – Heirloom tomato, garlic-anchovy dressing, black pepper parmesan crisp
  • Lobster Bisque – Truffle shavings, puff pastry dome
Main Course (choice of):
  • Braised Beef Short Rib – Gnocchi, brussels, smoked cippolini onions, butternut squash, arrogant bastard jus
  • Grilled Scottish Salmon – Braised cannellini beans, pancetta, watercress, orange scented tomato jam, blood orange oil
  • Farmer’s Pasta – Fresh fusilli calabrese, asparagus, baby artichoke, heirloom tomatoes, watercress, truffle butter, parmigiano-reggiano, pea tendrils
Dessert
  • Chocolate Heart – Dark cocoa torte, raspberry mousse torte, raspberry sauce, caramelized sugar

For more information, visit casinodelsol.com.

Sauce Pizza & Wine

Various Locations
(Credit: Sauce)

(Credit: Sauce Pizza & Wine)

If you’re seeking a low-cost options,  Sauce Pizza & Wine is offering a $20 date night. From Friday, February 12 to Sunday, February 14, enjoy one of Sauce’s salads, any pizza, and two glasses of wine for just $20. If pizza and wine aren’t your ideal Valentine’s Day menu, substitute for any entrée $10 and under and any beverage $5 and under.

For more information, visit saucepizzaandwine.com.

The Coronet

402 E 9th St.
Mini Paté de Campagna

Mini Paté de Campagna at The Coronet

From 5 to 10pm on February 14, The Coronet is serving a special pre fixe menu.

Cost: $50 per person with bubbly and $65 with wine pairings and bubbly

Amuse Bouche
  • Pear, Caramelized Onion and Camembert Tartlet
1st Course (choice of):
  • Heartbeat Soup – Warm beet velouté with house creme fraiche
  • Purple Endive Salad – Pomegranate arils, ruby grapefruit supremes, toasted hazelnuts, hazelnut raspberry vinaigrette
    • Paired with Von Winning, Riesling, Germany- ’14
2nd Course (choice of):
  • Ruby Port Braised Short Rib or Roasted Mushrooms – Spinach-tomato-garlic tagliatelle, tru e salt. Served with seasonal vegetables in buerre blanc.
    • Paired with Hahn GSM, Grenache, Syrah, Mourv dre Central Coast -‘13
  • Swedish Venison Meatballs – Wild and tamed mushrooms, herbed hasselback potato. Served with seasonal vegetables in buerre blanc.
    • Paired with Weninger, Kekfrankos, Hungary ‘12
  • Steelhead and Asparagus en Croute – Lemon dill white wine sauce. Served with seasonal vegetables in buerre blanc.
    • Paired with Badenhorst Secateurs, Chenin Blanc, South Africa- ‘11
3rd Course (choice of):
  • Mini Vanilla Lavender Cheesecake Heart
    • Paired with Belstar Prosecco
  • Mayan Chocolate Pot De Creme
    • Paired with Belstar Prosecco
  • Tru e Trio
    • Paired with Belstar Prosecco

For more information, visit cafecoronet.com.

The Parish

6452 N Oracle Rd.
Hot Legs Le' Jean at The Parish (Credit: Lacey & Suede)

Hot Legs Le’ Jean at The Parish (Credit: Lacey & Suede)

Starting at 5pm, The Parish is offering a “Bar Tour” of timeless cocktails, as well as a limited dinner menu that includes Coriander Crusted Lamb Pops, Pan Seared Sea Scallops, and Bone-In Rib-eye for Two.

For more information, visit theparishtucson.com.

The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

15000 N Secret Springs Dr.
Achiote Pork Chop at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar, Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

Achiote Pork Chop at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar, Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

For Valentine’s Day, Executive Pastry Chef Daniel Mansion is unveiling The Red Velvet Chocolate Lounge. The dessert display will feature over twenty different chocolate desserts, cookies, snacks, macaroons as well as a live chocolate action station.

Entry includes a glass of champagne to accompany the array of decadent deserts. Admission begins at 5:30 pm, reservations not required.

Cost: $28 per person.

For more information, visit ritzcarlton.com.

The Westin La Paloma

3800 E Sunrise Dr.
Pan Seared Scallops at AZuL in Tucson

Pan Seared Scallops at AZuL (Credit: Jennifer Stash)

On Saturday, February 13, and Sunday, February 14 Azul will offer a five-course Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu. A complimentary sparkling rosé wine toast is included. Reservations are required and available Saturday from 5 to 10pm and Sunday from 5 to 9pm.

Guests can enjoy the sounds of Spanish guitar on the 13th and the Sheryl Ann Jazz Trio on the 14th.

Cost: $82 per person, or $102 per person with wine pairings

First Course
  • Lump Crab Tostadita
Second Course (choice of):
  • Chioggia Beet & Citrus Salad
  • Butternut Squash & Apple Bisque
Third Course (choice of):
  • Grilled Sterling Silver Salmon Filet
  • Beef Tenderloin
  • Grilled Duroc Pork Chop
  • Sunchoke Risotto
Fourth Course
  • Praline Chocolate Mousse Cake
  • Lemon Coconut Torte
Fifth Course
  • Petit Fours

For more information, visit westinlapaloma.com.

Wildflower

7037 N Oracle Rd.
donuts at wildflower in tucson

Donuts at Wildflower in Tucson

Chef Eddie Coronado has prepared an indulgent three-course prix fixe menu, to be served from 4pm to close.

Cost: $55 per person.

First course (choice of):
  • Lobster Corn Chowder – New potato, celery root, crème fraiche
  • Short Rib Potstickers – Yuzu ponzu, sesame seed, mizuna
  • Farmers Market Salad – Butternut squash, brussels sprout, beet, apple, quinoa, goat cheese, marcona almond
  • Artichoke Hearts – Parmesan, truf e aioli, toasted breadcrumb
  • Crisp Calamari – Mizuna greens, yuzu emulsion, toasted sesame seed
  • Spinach Salad – Bacon, apple, pecan, bleu cheese, raspberry vinaigrette
Second Course (choice of):
  • Steelhead Salmon – Horseradish gratin, sherry glazed beet, arugula
  • Wood Fired New York Steak – Brussels sprout, butternut squash, smashed potato, red wine sauce
  • Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin – Celery root purée, baby carrot, brussels sprout, bacon jus
  • Spanish Paella – Prawn, scallop, clam, mussel, chicken, chorizo, saffron rice
  • Pan Roasted Chicken – Smashed potato, green bean, lemon & garlic
Third Course (choice of):
  • Huckleberry Tart  – Ginger almond crust, vanilla crème fraiche
  • Bars of Sin – Praline chocolate cookie, cappuccino mousse, vanilla bean gelato butterscotch bread pudding golden raisin, salted caramel ice cream

For more information, visit foxrc.com.

Wild Garlic Grill

2530 N 1st Ave.
(Credit: Wild Garlic Grill)

(Credit: Wild Garlic Grill)

In addition to their regular menu, Wild Garlic Grill will offer a variety of special dishes, ranging in price from $23 to $32 for entrees and about $11 to $16 for appetizers.

Happy Hour will be available at the bar all day.

  • Wild Mushroom Soup – Poblano bisque
  • Grilled Filet Mignon – Danish blue cheese crust, Shiitake oyster mushrooms, risotto, four peppercorn, Cabernet wine reduction
  • Grilled Cabrilla Seabass Filet – Sweet corn risoto, avocado heart of palm tapinade, basil beurre blanc
  • New Zealand Rack of Lamb – Pistachio Dijon crust, roasted garlic mashed potatos, four peppercorn, Cabernet wine reduction
  • Scottish Salmon Filet – Stuffed with shrimp crab mousse, risotto, basil red pepper beuree blanc
  • Pan Seared Veal Loin – Risotto, goat cheese, wild mushrooms, four peppercorn Cabernet wine reduction sauce
  • Braised Lamb Shank – In wild mushroom Burgundy wine sauce, roasted garlic mashed potatos
  • Crispy Soft Shell Crab – Petit salad, baby field greens, corn salsa, ginger lime beurre blanc
  • Ahi Carpaccio – Black pepper crust, seaweed, petite salad, seseme-soy vinaigrette

For more information, visit wildgarlicgrill.com.

Theresa is a copywriter, food explorer and pursuer of all things creative. Find her at theresadelaney.com.

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