Pasadena's the Raymond gets the Tello/Demarest Treatment

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Woodland Hills:

6250 Canoga Ave.

Woodland Hills, CA 91367
818-703-7272
Map
mortons.com

Date: Feb. 14

Price: Three-course steak and seafood dinner for two ($109) or per person($54.50)

Food: Colossal shrimp Alexander, double cut filet mignon, Morton’s legendary hot chocolate cake
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Napa Valley Grille 

1100 Glendon Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-824-3322
napavalleygrille.com
Map

Date: Feb. 14

Price: Four-course menu ($50)

Food: Hearts of palm salad, oro blanco grapefruit, Louis sauce; crispy bay scallop, minted English peas, Meyer lemon sabayon; rum baba, strawberry cream
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Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse

330 S. Hope St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
213-680-0330
patinagroup.com
Map

Date & Time: Feb. 14, after 4 p.m.

Price: Dinner for two ($150)

Food: Signature Caesar salad hearts of romaine, herbed brioche croutons, shaved parmigiano-reggiano cheese; 20 oz prime châteaubriand oak wood grilled and slow roasted served with Yukon Gold potato purée, creamed baby spinach, bordelaise and béarnaise sauces; surprise dessert for two
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Ortolan

8338 West 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
323-653-3300
ortolanrestaurant.com
Map

Date & Time: Feb. 12-14, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.

Price: Special prix fixe Feb. 12 ($60), Feb. 13 ($135), Feb. 14 ($165)

Food: Marinated scallop, lemonade fruit and tarama with Osetra caviar; beef shabu shabu, mushroom consommé with black truffle; fruit macaroon, grape fruit sorbet

Extras: Tango in Paris Friday (Feb.12) with performance by David Chu and partner; brunch offered on Sunday
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Patina

141 South Grand Ave.
Los Angeles CA 90012
213-972-3331
patinagroup.com
Map

Date & Time: Feb. 13 (service begins at 5 p.m.), Feb. 14 (service beings at4 p.m.)

Price: Four-course menu ($125), Wine pairings ($65)

Food: Marinated hamachi, geoduck cucumber vinegar, avocado, crostini, green apple mustard; seared Hudson Valley foie gras, salsify, grapes, apples, herb salad, garlic nougatine; blood orange tian, citrus caramel, chantilly, sable breton
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Pentimento at LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323- 857-4761
patinagroup.com
Map

Date & Time: Feb. 14, 11:30 a.m.- 8 p.m.

Price: Three-course menu ($38)

Food: Diver scallop carpaccio, blood orange, shaved fennel, wild arugula, winter citrus vinaigrette; roasted whitefish, Napa red wine-braised boneless short rib, brown butter roasted root vegetables, purée of yukon gold potato, herb gremolata; roasted whitefish Provençal vegetables
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Pinot Bistro

12969 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604
818-990-0500
patinagroup.com
Map

Date: Feb. 12-14

Price: Three-course menu ($60), Four-course menu ($75)

Food: Smoked salmon and crab salad pillows, celery root remoulade, toasted Parmesan; shiitake and oyster mushroom puff pastry Napoleon, crushed hazelnut vinaigrette; cognac flamed chicken, sweet potato fries, sautéed haricot vert, mango
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Rock Sugar Pan Asian Kitchen

10250 Santa Monica Blvd.
Century City, CA 90067
310-552-9988
rocksugarpanasiankitchen.com
Map

Date: Feb. 12-14

Price: Five-course menu ($88); Grand Brut Champagne pairing ($60)

Food: Green mango and papaya salad with lacquered bbq ribs; Singapore butter lobster, young ginger, Thai basil and chilies; Vietnamese snow cone
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Royal/T

8910 Washington Blvd.?
Culver City, CA 90232
310-559-6300
royal-t.org
Map

Date & Time: Feb. 14, 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Price: Four-course menu ($60)

Food: Mango, shiitake, kanpyo spicy roll; breaded cod, jumbo shrimp, Viognier beurre blanc, yuzu garlic aioli; spicy chocolate mousse, orange confit
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Saddle Peak Lodge

419 Cold Canyon Rd.
Calabasas, CA 91302
818-222-3888
saddlepeaklodge.com
Map

Date & Time: Feb. 13-14, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.

Price: Four-course menu ($125), Wine pairing ($60)

Food: Kumamoto oysters ?poached in a champagne lemon verbena cream with herbs and American caviar; seared foie gras with quince jam, rhubarb champagne syrup and apples fondant; grilled New Zealand elk tenderloin with currants, arugula, sweet potato and celery root
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Sona

401 North La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
310-659-7708
sonarestaurant.com
Map

Date & Time: Feb. 14, 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

Price: Six-course tasting menu ($140), Wine pairing ($95)

Food: Sake marinated duck; Maine lobster and ricotta gnocchi with shell fish emulsion and black trumpets; Kobe NY sirloin and short ribs with green curry potato pavé and mushroom fricassee

Extras: Complimentary glass of sparkling wine and a box of chocolates
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The Standard, Downtown LA

550 South Flower St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
213-892-8080
standardhotels.com
Map

Date: Feb. 14

Price: Three-course menu ($130 per couple)

Food: Menu TBD

Extras: Champagne cocktail, live music from Papillon in the lobby
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The Terrace @ the Langham

1401 South Oak Knoll Ave.
Pasadena, California 91106
626-568-3900
pasadena.langhamhotels.com
Map

Date: Feb. 14

Price: Four-course menu ($95), Wine pairing ($30)

Food: Roasted ginger chicken consommé, shiitake scallion dumpling; soy mirin glazed sea bass, wilted spinach, toasted sushi rice cake, pickled sesame carrot salad; strawberry sabayon parfait, mint ice cream, balsamic mint strawberries
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Vertical Wine Bistro

70 N Raymond Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103
626-795-3999
verticalwinebistro.com
Map

Date: Feb. 14

Price: Five-course menu ($65), Basic wine pairing ($55), Deluxe Wine Pairing($135)

Food: Rib eye carpaccio; seared Hawaiian ahi tuna with potato beaujolais and carrot puree; Muscovy duck confit with northern beans, chanterelle mushrooms and lobster broth
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XIV

8117 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
323-656-1414
xivla.com
Map

Date & Time: Feb. 14; 6 p.m., 8 p.m., and 10 p.m.

Price: Eight-course menu ($135)

Food: Caviar parfait, sheeps milk ricotta strozzapreti, New York strip steak

Extras: Vegetarian options available, live music
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Zucca Ristorante

801 South Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
213-614-7800
patinagroup.com
Map

Date & Time: Feb. 14, service begins at 4 p.m.

Price: Three-course menu ($60), Four-course menu ($75)

Food: Ahi tuna tartar, avocado, jicama, tangerine wedges, micro greens, fried onions; black squid ink risotto, butter poached Maine lobster; roasted rabbit, vegetable, wild fennel, black truffle, guanciale roasted potatoes, garlic spinach
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À LA CARTE ADVENTURES

Agura

514 N. La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048
310-289-1940
aguradining.com
Map

Date: Feb. 14

Price: Varies

Food: Chirashizushi in a heart shaped bowl, blue fin tuna tartar
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Akasha

9543 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
310-845-1700
akasharestaurant.com
Map

Date & Time: Feb. 14, 5 p.m.-9 p.m.

Price: Varies

Food: Brown butter farm egg, frisée, house cured bacon, torn crouton; Niman Ranch lamb ragout, pappardelle, parmesan; flourless chocolate cake, chocolate meringues, raspberry-chocolate chunk ice cream

Extras: Live jazz music from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.; bakery offering 12 mini cupcakes boxed and wrapped ($20)
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Chaya Brasserie Beverly Hills

8741 Alden Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
310-859-8833
thechaya.com
Map

Date: Feb. 14

Price: Varies

Food: Seared scallop and anikimo millefeuille, oyster shooters with spicy ponzu, dark and white chocolate covered strawberries
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Chaya Downtown

525 South Flower St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
213-236-9577
thechaya.com
Map

Date: Feb. 14

Price: Varies

Food: Shrimp and oyster Florentine, Côte de boeuf, gâteaux marjolaine
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Chaya Venice

110 Navy St.
Venice, CA 90291
310-396-1179
thechaya.com
Map

Date: Feb. 14

Price: Varies

Food: Seared Hokkaido scallop, Maine lobster and Kobe beef short rib hot pot, bread pudding
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Kabuki

1545 Vine Street
Los Angeles, CA 90028
323-464-6003
Map
Available at all 13 locations
kabukirestaurants.com

Date: Feb. 14

Price: Varies

Food: Ginger shrimp on crispy rice, spicy tuna crunch roll, miso marinated black cod

Extras: Plum champagne ($7.95), cake and ice cream special ($7.95)
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Pourtal Wine Tasting Bar

104 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica,  CA 90401
310-393-7693
pourtal.com
Map

Date: Feb. 14, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.

Price: Varies from wine to wine

Extras: 2 for 1 glasses of bubbly; “Secret Valentine” guests who purchase bubbly or a tasting card get a free pour ranging from $2-$8
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Rush Street

9546 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
310-837-9546
rushstreetculvercity.com
Map
 
Date: Feb. 13-14

Price: Varies

Food: Tataki nachos with seared ahi, avocado, slaw & wonton chips; encrusted tilapia, roasted fingerling potatoes, sundried tomato, artichoke hearts, spinach, olive tapenade; apple tart with Calvados caramel & cream

Extras: Half-off featured wine and champagne all day long on Feb. 14
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Simon L.A.

8555 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048?
310-358-3979?
simonlarestaurant.com
Map

Date & Time: Feb. 13-14, 6 p.m.-11 p.m.

Price: Varies

Food: Creamy crispy king crab legs, stuffed organic chicken for two, Valentine’s Day junk food platter
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Wilshire Restaurant

2454 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
310-586-1707
wilshirerestaurant.com
Map

Date & Time: Feb. 12-14, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.

Price: Varies

Food: Blue crab soufflé, béarnaise, asparagus, fennel; char siu pork tenderloin parsnip purée, pickled cabbage; red garnet doughnuts, glazed red garnet yam, maple, pecans, pecan praline ice cream

 

 

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