Events - 14 Feb 17

Goodstone’s Two-Night Wine Lover’s Winter Package At Goodstone Inn & Restaurant

Mon, Jan 23 - Tue, Feb 14

Surprise that special someone with an incredible holiday gift…a wine lover’s getaway and a taste of the good life at Goodstone. The Winter Getaway Package includes: overnight accommodations for two nights in a select deluxe guest room; a sparkling bottle of wine upon arrival; $50 credit at the Restaurant at Goodstone towards two prix-fixe dinners; a farmstead breakfast for two each morning in the restaurant; and a wine tasting at a local vineyard. Prices start at $399. Valid through March 31st. 36205 Snake Hill Road, Middleburg, VA. For reservations and more info, please call 540.687.3333.

Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar And Eatery Pop-Up Shop

Wed, Feb 01 - Tue, Feb 28

With Mardi Gras Season in full swing, native New Orleanian, celebrity chef David Guas is celebrating with a new venture. A Pop-Up Mardi Gras Headquarters at Union Market. Starting February 1 through Fat Tuesday, February 28 his limited shop will serve whole and by-the-slice “BB” King Cakes. In keeping with the New Orleans tradition, Gaus will be putting his signature sweet spin on a classic praline, with the introduction of his very own Graslines, a buttery sugar cookie topped with purple, green and gold sprinkles and a freshly baked praline. 1309 5th Street NE. For more information please click here.

Over-The-Top Valentine’s At Irongate

Wed, Feb 01 - Wed, Feb 15

In celebration of all things romance (and a nod to the cheesiness that often accompanies the holiday), the Valentine’s Day decor at Irongate will be completely over-the-top with red lanterns, heart lights projected on the ceiling, red & gold hearts hanging from wisteria on the patio, plus a plethora of candles, string lights and banners. You can expect 90s R&B, George Michael, Prince and more rotating on the playlist. Spirits manager Nick Farrell has created a cocktail menu for the occasion that includes drinks like “A Black Manhattan Where My Heart Once Was”, “Amari Are Forever, Mi Amor”, and “I Wish I Knew How To Quit You, Negroni”. Chef Tony Chittum is offering on a special lounge menu and three on-theme desserts for the occasion, which will be offered nightly in addition to the restaurant offerings. 1734 N Street NW. For more information and to make reservations, please call 202.524.5202.

Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Shop At Union Market

Thu, Feb 02 - Tue, Feb 14

Northeast D.C.’s vibrant retail and culinary district, Union Market, is hosting a special pop-up shop to help you pick the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day. Deck your darling out with a unique, handmade piece from Mallory Shelter Jewelry, starting Thursday, February 2 through Tuesday, February 14. You can also show your thoughtful side with a print by Framebridge, the Washington-based custom framing brand offering a curated selection of framed prints by local artists and designers open through the spring. Plus, West Elm’s Lab1270 space will be hosting pop-ups and workshops throughout the weekend. Local rum distillery Cotton & Reed has teamed up with PBR to host a “Punch Crunk Love” party, featuring themed punches made by guest bartenders from some of D.C.’s top bars. 1309 5th Street NE. For more information and to RSVP click here.

Après Ski At La Jambe

Tue, Feb 07 - Sun, Feb 26

“a·près-ski: the social activities and entertainment following a day’s skiing.” Après Ski translates to “After Ski”, and La Jambe will be transformed into a winter wonderland equipped with all the coziness and warmth you’d long for after a day on the slopes. In addition to their regular menu they will also be offering a special menu featuring raclette which is a dish comprised of three types of charcuterie and a boiled potato smothered with melted cheese. The menu will also feature vin chaud (mulled wine) along with other unique cocktails and dishes inspired by the après ski experience. 1550 7 Street NW.  For more information, please click here.

Month Of Love At Sofitel

Tue, Feb 07 - Tue, Feb 14

Love is in the air at Sofitel. Throughout the month of February, Sofitel will be offering multiple romantic specials, including a “So in Love” five course prix fixe menu in iCi Urban Bistro with wine pairing, or a Champagne and chocolate fondue menu in Le Bar, which includes a ½ bottle of Laurent-Perrier and decadent chocolate fondue-for-two served with fresh fruit, mini French madeleines, homemade lemon marshmallows, banana bread and rice krispie hearts. On Valentine’s Day only, there will be a special on Veuve Cliquot Rosé–bottles for $140, and you will go home with a romantic sweet chocolate treat to-go. If you are looking to stay the night, Sofitel is offering a Magnifique Romance room package, which includes a bottle of Champagne and sweet surprise in the room upon check in. Up the ante with in room couples massages – luxury pampering in the comfort of your own room. iCi Urban Bistro dinner is priced at $75 per person and $125 with wine pairing. Couples in-room massages are priced at $300 for 50 minutes and $450 for 80 minutes. The Magnifique Romance package is available to book by clicking here. 806 15 Street NW. For more information, please call 202.730.8800.

Valentine’s Day With Buzz Bakeshop

Wed, Feb 08 - Tue, Feb 14

Buzz Bakeshop has a full menu of festive gifts for Valentine’s Day, including meringues for $8, heart marshmallows for $5, raspberry buttercream cupcakes for $3.25, red velvet whoopie pies for $4, and so many more delicious treats. Ballston location is at 818 N Quincy Street, Arlington, VA; Alexandria location is at 901 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA. For more information, please click here

Valentine’s Day At Colada Shop And Ice Cream Jubilee

Thu, Feb 09 - Sun, Feb 19

Who says you can’t have your cake and ‘drink’ it too? Colada Shop and Ice Cream Jubilee have teamed up to create two special Valentine’s Day delights: tres leches ice cream and Colada Love affogato. Ice Cream Jubilee’s tres leches is priced at $3.50 for one scoop, and Colada Shop’s tres leches affogato is priced at $5.25. Colada Shop is located at 1405 T Street, NW and Ice Cream Jubilee is at 1407 T Street, NW. For more information, please click here for Ice Cream Jubilee and here for Colada Shop.

Aphrodisiac Tasting At Hanks Dupont Up Bar

Fri, Feb 10 - Tue, Feb 14

Have a Valentine? Hank’s has got you covered too. Impress your date with Hank’s Dupont’s three-course Aphrodisiac Tasting Menu featuring the flavors of love, including oysters (duh!), caviar & crème fraiche, pumpkin seed crusted rockfish spaghetti squash, and Champagne panna cotta grapes with ginger and lychee, and more. 1624 Q Street NW. For more information and to make reservations, please call 202.462.4265.

Lonely Heart’s Club At Hanks Dupont Up Bar

Fri, Feb 10 - Tue, Feb 14

No Valentine? No problem. The Up Bar at Hank’s Dupont is transforming into the Lonely Hearts Club featuring drinks to keep you company, such as the bubbly rose Ultimate Heart Break Playlist and the whiskey, pineapple, and lychee I Do Or Whatever…In addition, they will be collecting gently used clothing to donate to Martha’s Table… No reservations required- just bring ex’s old sweatshirts and drink with Hank’s. 1624 Q Street NW. For more information, please call 202.462.4265.

Valentine’s ‘Week’ Lover’s Fixed Menu At The Tavern At Ivy City Smokehouse

Fri, Feb 10 - Fri, Feb 17

Chef Alberto Baizano Bollera’s fixed menu for two is paired with two glasses of Prosecco per person, and includes lobster with baby lettuce and root vegetables, pan seared Atlantic salmon with Maryland jumbo lump crab meat topped with Black Opal Ostera caviar, char grilled rib-eye with steamed lobster and mashed potatoes, and a heart shaped linzer torte to finish. This menu is priced at $195 per couple. 1356 Okie Street NE.  For more information and to make reservations, please call 202.529.3300.

Valentine’s Menu For Two At Wildfire

Fri, Feb 10 - Tue, Feb 14

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Wildfire in Tyson’s Galleria by sharing a delicious meal with your sweetheart. They’ll be offering a special four course “Valentine’s Menu for Two.” The menu includes a starter and salad to share, your choice of Wildfire signature main courses such as  cedar planked salmon, feta crusted New York strip steak or spit roasted carved New York roast, with choice of side, and decadent dessert to share. $90 per couple, not including tax or gratuity. 2001 International Drive, McLean, VA. For more information or to make a reservation, call 703.442.9110.

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Taste The Love At Del Campo

Fri, Feb 10 - Tue, Feb 14

Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day, but you don’t have to wait until Valentine’s Day to enjoy Del Campo’s special lovers menu. Starting February 10 through February 14 Del Campo will offer a special Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu. Dishes like squid ink spaghetti with shrimp and scallop chorizo or a delightful black bass ceviche causa will be featured. The tasting menu costs $110. 777 I Street NW. For more information or to reserve your seat click here.

Valentine’s Day Menu At Blackwall Hitch

Fri, Feb 10 - Tue, Feb 14

Blackwall Hitch, located on the waterfront in Old Town, Alexandria is offering a festive four-course prix fixe menu this Valentines Day. Couples can enjoy coastal-inspired dishes meshed with romantic classics, prepared by Executive Chef Mente Lawson. Lovebirds will begin their meal with tempting appetizer options such as Tuna Poke, Blackwall Shrimp, or Baked Brie. Next, guests can select a soup or salad with options such as Sweet White Corn & Crab Chowder, Pistachio-Crusted Goat Cheese Salad, or The Blackwall Salad. Entrée choices include a Valentine’s Day Duo, grilled filet mignon and signature Maryland crab cake, Seafood Pasta with shrimp, and Bierig Brothers Farm Lamb Loin Chops. For a sweet ending, couples can opt for the Classic Strawberry Cobbler with Strawberry Ice Cream, or the Chocolate Cream Pie. A credit card is required upon making a reservation. A $25 fee will be applied for any cancelations within 24 hours of the date/time of their reservation. The Valentine’s Day menu at Blackwall Hitch will be available in addition to the restaurants regular a la carte dinner menu from Friday, February 10th through Monday, February 13th, and will be available exclusively during dinner service on Tuesday, February 14th. Tax and gratuity not included. Priced at $79 per person. 5 Cameron Street Alexandria, VA. For additional information, please click here or call 703.739.6090.

Valentine’s Day Menu At Tredici Enoteca

Fri, Feb 10 - Tue, Feb 14

The newly opened Tredici Enoteca at The St. Gregory Hotel (Tredici), located in the heart of Dupont Circle is offering a festive five-course prix fixe menu this Valentines Day. Couples can enjoy a collection of dishes from the Mediterranean Sea meshed with romantic classics, prepared by Executive Chef Carlos Aparicio. Lovebirds will begin their meal with Sunchoke Soup, followed by a Beet Salad. Next, guests will enjoy a Butternut Squash Tortellini followed by Butter Poached Scallops. For desserts, couples will take pleasure in Tredici’s decedent Caramel Panna Cotta. Additionally, Mixologist Israel Nocelo is creating a special cocktail for toasting this romantic holiday. The Red Lips is made from a combination of rose-infused tequila blanco, rose liqueur, passion fruit purée, organic strawberries, homemade hibiscus syrup and fresh citrus, garnished with micro flowers. Tax and gratuity not included. Priced at $65 per person. Red Lips cocktail priced at $14. 2033 M Street, NW. For reservations or additional information please click here or call 202.888.2899.

Romantic Staycation At Hyatt Place Washington

Sat, Feb 11 - Sat, Feb 18

Plan a romantic trip or staycation to Hyatt Place Washington, DC/National Mall. The hotel is offering a Valentines’ Day Romance package valid from February 11 until February 18. Book between those dates and receive a special daily rate, which includes an in-room romantic dinner for two. The menu for the evening is a Surf & Turf (crab cake and steak) dinner, a bottle of bubbly, and chocolate covered strawberries to end the night. $239 daily rate. 400 E Street SW. For more information, click here or call 202.803.6110 to book.

Valentine’s Day At Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana

Sat, Feb 11 - Tue, Feb 14

This Valentine’s Day, turn up the heat and treat yo’self (and the one you love) to an incredible tasting at Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana. This specially curated menu will feature dishes crafted with fresh, seasonal ingredients that offer unique twists to Chef Tony’s traditional, pizza-centric menu. Guests can expect 7 artfully prepared courses, all cooked by Chef himself, in a truly intimate setting. $85 per person. 12207 Darnestown Road, Gaithersburg, MD. For tickets, please click here.

Valentine’s Day Tasting Flight At Buffalo And Bergen

Sat, Feb 11 - Tue, Feb 14

All flights leave from DC at Buffalo and Bergen with a welcome Rickey to whet your palate. Then each couple (or set of two people) will receive a map placemat with options representing London, Paris, Prague, Florence, Oaxaca, Lima, Barcelona, Havana, Singapore, New Delhi, Sydney, and Victoria with corresponding cocktails. For a mere $45, guests will select four destinations/cocktails and will get to keep their personalized map as a take-home. All drinks will be available a la carte, as well. Reservations will be available Saturday, February 11 for date night, and Tuesday, February 14 for the romantics, between 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Union Market, 1309 5 Street NE. All tickets must be reserved in advance and can be purchased over the phone by calling 202.543.2549.

Valentine’s In Paris At Cafe Du Parc

Sat, Feb 11 - Tue, Feb 14

Perfect for those dreaming of spending Valentine’s Day in Paris, Café du Parc is serving up French classics with a modern twist. The Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu features three tantalizing courses followed by a decadent dessert. Café Du Parc in the The Willard Intercontinental Hotel will offer its special menu over four days. You will have the choice of seared scallops on red beet mousseline and watercress coulis or a savory Maine lobster mango and avocado timbale with citrus cilantro vinaigrette to start. Next, you will choose from compressed watermelon with farm-fresh goat cheese and winter greens or crimson lentils in cumin coconut broth with smoked salmon quenelle. Entree options include green pea-crusted halibut filet, served on passionfruit sauce and baby vegetable shavings, as well as grilled beef tenderloin with parsnip puree and yellow beans with foraged wild mushroom ragout. Finish the meal with a white chocolate “Romance Sphere” with strawberry rhubarb compote, angel food cake, and chocolate ice cream with chocolate rosewater ganache. Priced at $72. 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW. For more information, click here or call 202.942.7000 for reservations.

Valentine’s Menu At 2941

Sat, Feb 11 - Tue, Feb 14

2941 will be offering an extended Valentine’s Day culinary experience all weekend leading up to the big day. This special Valentine’s three-course prix fixe dinner menu includes sea scallop ceviche, beef tartare, lobster velouté, black truffle risotto, grilled rack of lamb, and a variety of delightful desserts. To view the complete menu, please click here. The three course menu is priced at $80 per person. 2941 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, Va. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 703.270.1500.

 

 

Valentine’s Day At Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

Sat, Feb 11 - Tue, Feb 14

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar will be offering two appetizers and two entrée specials which will be available in addition to their regular a la carte dinner menu. Standout dishes off Executive Chef Angel Roque’s menu include Ceviche de Pescado, Tamal Cubano, Beef Jibaro, as well as the Pargo a La Plancha. Join 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Monday, February 13 and from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14. 801A 9th Street, NW. For more information or reservations, please click here or call 202.408.1600.

Valentine’s Day With Red Apron Butcher

Sun, Feb 12 - Tue, Feb 14

Red Apron Butcher will have a special cocktail and dessert on the menu for Valentine’s Day, and is taking pre-orders for a ready-made meal for two, complete with reheat and cooking instructions for the steak. The meal includes an Angus Porterhouse for two, sautéed broccoli rabe, Buzz Bakery meringues, and so much more.  Red Apron Mosaic will also have 375ml bottles of Champagne and Brachetto d’Acqui available for retail. Deadline to order is February 12 at noon. Union Market location, 1309 5th Street NE. D Street location: 709 D Street NW. Mosaic location: 8298 Glass Alley, Fairfax, VA. To order, please click here.

President’s Day Happy Hour

Mon, Feb 13 - Mon, Feb 20

In honor of President’s Day, guests are invited to enjoy $10 select cocktails from the Presidential Cocktail Menu at Round Robin Bar. These drinks include Harry S. Truman’s Missouri Moscow Mule, Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “San Juan” Cuba Libre, Rutherford B Hayes’s Orange Blossom, William Henry Harrison’s Spiced Cider, and Chester Arthur’s Gin Rickey. 4:00 to 6:00 pm. 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. For more information please call 202.628.9100.

ThinkFoodGroup’s First Annual Truffle Festival

Mon, Feb 13 - Mon, Feb 27

Chef José Andrés and ThinkFoodGroup invite you to celebrate peak-season winter black truffles in bountiful supply during the first annual Truffle Festival. The lifespan of a truffle is short – from the moment it is plucked from the soil, it should be enjoyed within a few weeks for its true character to shine. Luckily, José’s friend Nacho Ramirez Monfort has a team of Labrador Retrievers to help him harvest truffles from the roots of oak and hazelnut trees in Spain’s Northeastern Aragon region. He sends these amazing truffles, wrapped in that day’s newspaper, directly to José’s restaurants at their freshest point to celebrate the start of the season. You can enjoy the fragrant and exquisite black truffle in a variety of both new and amplified dishes and drinks including: Zaytinya’s Truffle Pide- Turkish style pizza topped with loads of shaved black truffle, Oyamel’s Tortitas de Papa con Trufas- potato fritters with Mexican creme and black truffles, Barmini’s uni truffle toast, and Jaleo’s Acorn-fed pork “presca” carpaccio with lemon dressing, pine nut praline and shaved black truffle served table side. barmini: 855 E Street NW, for more information click here. China Chilcano: 418 7th Street NW, for more information click here.   Jaleo: 480 7th Street NW, for more information click here.  Oyamel: 401 7th Street NW, for more information click here.  Zaytinya: 701 9th Street NW, for more information click here

Anthony Santos At Echostage

Tue, Feb 14

Sway the night away with renowned bachata artist Anthony Santos as he headlines “Bachatateame Mi Amor” at Echostage. Be sure to catch Santos, best known for his romantic slant and soothing melodies, as he concludes his 5 city tour at the district’s largest nightlife concert venue. Attendees must be 18+, with a valid ID upon entry.  Tickets start at $40. Doors open at 7:00 pm. 2135 Queens Chapel Road NE. For VIP tables and package information, and to purchase tickets, click here.

Anti-Valentine’s Day At EatBar

Tue, Feb 14

Join EatBar in going the anti-Valentine’s Day route with a bitter-sweet cocktail menu that includes the following cocktails, plus a special dessert item of chocolate donuts served with a Red Hot cinnamon cream. Choose from “Happy Loving Couples”– cognac, cardamaro, sfumato, Creme de Noyaux, salt, “In the Shape of a Heart”– Cappelletti, Kina, Breckenridge Bitters, lime, egg white, “I Know it’s Over”– Anejo Tequila, Bonal, Cynar, Chocolate BItter, “Kiss Off”– Barrel Aged Gin, Byrrh, Zucca, Kola Syrup, Old Fashioned Bitters, or “Pictures of You” – Bourbon, Angostura Amaro, Sweet Vermouth, Black Walnut Liqueur, Spiced Coffee Liqueur. 415 8th Street SE. For more information, click here or call 202.847.4827.

 

Anti-Valentine’s Party At Denizen’s Brewing Co.

Tue, Feb 14

Denizen’s will be celebrating with decidedly unromantic music & movies, a ‘Love Stinks’ beer & cheese pairing special, and their ‘Cupid’s Curse’ brewed exclusively for FeBREWary which will be flowing freely in the taproom. Team Trivia DC is also getting in on the fun with trivia in the Lower Taproom starting at 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. 1115 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Md. For more information, please call 301.557.9818.

Anti-Valentines Day Menu At The Dish And Dram

Tue, Feb 14

Single on Valentine’s Day? Don’t let that stop you from celebrating! Come out to The Dish and Dram and enjoy their special Anti-Valentine’s Day menu. Happy hour will be held from 5:00 to 6:30 pm and will feature drinks such as Dark, Stormy, and Divorced. The dinner menu will be available from 5:30 to 9:00 pm and will have dishes such as Eat Your Heart Out which is heart shaped, crab filled ravioli, artichoke hearts, in a roasted read pepper sauce. 10301 Kensington Parkway, Kensington, MD 20895. For more information please call 301. 962.4046 or click here.

Bitter Valentine’s Day At Bar Rogue

Tue, Feb 14

Are you single this Valentine’s Day? If yes, head to Bar Rouge. This event is perfect for single Washingtonians to gather in style and recount relationship horror stories over specialty cocktails crafted using an array of bitter spirits while watching some of the least romantic movies ever made. Bar Rouge will be offering four specialty cocktails designed by lead bartender Naderia Wynn, all inspired by new and old relationship thriller films as they play throughout the bar. Bar Rouge will offer happy hour pricing on bar food all evening and will play various thrillers throughout the bar from open to close. Cocktails are priced at $14. The event will be held from 6:00 p.m. to close. 1315 16th Street NW. For more information call 202.232.8000 or click here.

Cocktail Class At Via Umbria

Tue, Feb 14

This Valentine’s Day, join special guest Matt Demma from True Syrups for a cocktail-making class inspired by classic films like Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Casa Blanca. Admission includes tastings of five classic cocktails as well as instruction on creating a full cocktail. The class is $35 per guest. 7:30 p.m. For more information and to register, please click here.

Cork Market’s 7th Annual Champagne Dinner

Tue, Feb 14

Join Cork Market for their 7th annual champagne dinner in which six Champagnes from Wine Traditions paired with Cork Market’s New Chef Ian Morrison’s six course tasting menu will be offered. Cork Market has selected a wonderful group of champagnes produced by small growers throughout Champagne. Ed and Barbara from Wine Traditions will be on hand to talk about the producers. These unique sparklers are wonderful accompaniments to food and represent some of the best wines of Champagne. This year the dinner will include a special selection of new wines by Champagne Bourdaire-Gallois, Champagne Perseval-Farge, Champagne Jose Michel, and Champagne R. Dumont & Fil. Attendance will be limited to 26 people to ensure the comfort and enjoyment of each guest. These Champagnes are small production and are not widely available. A selection of the wines will be reserved for tasting guests only to purchase at a discount at Cork Market. $100 tasting exclusive of tax & gratuity. 1805 14th Street NW. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Space is limited so please RSVP by February 12 to Events@CorkDC.com. For more information, please click here or call 202.265.2674.

Cupid Is Stupid Menu At City Tap Penn Quarter

Tue, Feb 14

City Tap Penn Quarter is ‘swiping left’ on Valentine’s Day, offering a “Cupid is Stupid” menu with foods you wouldn’t normally order on a first date. There’s no shame in digging into delicious plates like waffle fry short rib poutine, a fried banana split with a gelato assortment and elderflower strawberries, and their popular chicken and waffles with honey thyme butter and red pepper jam. The “Cupid is Stupid” items will be available a la carte starting at 5:00 pm on Valentine’s Day. For a beer pairing, try one of the many dark or tart choices City Tap Penn Quarter will be spotlighting like Founder’s Fruitwood or Lizard of Koz. 901 9th Street NW. For more information call 202.644.9433 or click here

Date Night Menu At Ripple

Tue, Feb 14

Looking to try some local, organic, and delicious plates for your date night? Then you will love what Ripple has to offer this Valentine’s Day. For one night only, treat yourself to the fresh tastes of their $90 per person prix fixe menu. To begin your night, choose between oysters served with sea bean mignonette, roe, or urchin, beet salad with yogurt, curry, fennel and gooseberry, or king crab paired with caviar, truffle, cauliflower and brioche ($20 supplement). Next comes an offering of either mortadella tortellini with Iberico ham, parmesan, and truffle, or hen egg tortellini with preserved asparagus, potato, and cured yolk. The star of the show is your choice between an equally delicious aged pheasant for two with a five grain risotto, squash, and hazelnut ($20 supplement), the Wagyu culotte steak with salsify, leek, and a touch of pomegranate, or savory Spanish turbot with brown butter, sunchoke and a finish of coffee. To accommodate your sweet tooth, a variety of desserts will be offered including chocolate mousse with banana, hazelnut and vanilla, citrus ambrosia with tapioca, sherbet, meringue, and mango, and delightfully creamy Kunik cheese with black walnut, Asian pear and sourdough. 3417 Connecticut Avenue NW. For more information or to book a reservation call 202.244.7995 or click here.

Date Night Tuesdays At Tico

Tue, Feb 14

TICO is offering a prix fixe “Date Night” dinner for two on Tuesday evenings. The meal includes a choice of three entrees, portioned for two people, and accompanied with a half priced wine bottle list. Tico will offer two additional prix fixe options for Valentine’s Day. The Seafood Feast and Bone-in Roast specials will be available, priced at $85 and $120 per person. Regular date night is priced at $30 per person. Dinner seating begins at 4:00 p.m. 1926 14 Street NW. To make reservations, please call 202.319.1400.

District Distilling: Broken Heart 80’s Dance Party

Tue, Feb 14

Those of you who are “All Out of Love” or know too well that “Love is a Battlefield” can let loose on the dance floor at the Broken Heart 80’s Dance Party at District Distilling. The U Street distillery’s bar will be pumping out the best 1980’s heartbreak hits while serving up their takes on the decade’s classic cocktails including the Harvey Wallbanger and Grasshopper. Prices for the libations will also seem like a blast from the past with happy hour prices on all 80’s inspired cocktails until midnight. 1414 U Street NW. For more information, please call 202.629.3787 or click here.

Embassy Row Hotel Row-mance Package

Tue, Feb 14

Couples can add some spark and excitement to a romantic D.C. getaway with The Embassy Row Hotel’s Row-mance Package. The intimate package includes overnight accommodations in one of the property’s 231 boutique guest rooms and parlor suites; Love Potion – mixers and a cocktail-making kit to make each other cocktails all night, breakfast for two in Station Kitchen & Cocktails 2:00 p.m. late check-out, Wi-Fi, 10% off all food and drink, complimentary access to the Urban Fit Club Gym, Adult Playground, and more. Package rates start at $179 per night. 2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW. For more information, please call 202.265.1600.

Jos. A. Magnus Dinner Fo Two Pairing Menu At Brookland’s Finest

Tue, Feb 14

Chef/Partner Shannan Troncoso will offer a special Valentine’s Day version of Brookland’s Finest’s Jos. A. Magnus menu. The “dinner for two” menu includes a shrimp cocktail appetizer, “Surf and Turf” entrée and red velvet cake dessert, all paired with cocktails using Jos. A Magnus spirits. You can enjoy this experience for $60. 3126 12 Street NE. For more information please call 202.636.0050 or click here.

Last-Minute Valentine’s Gifts By Sprinkles

Tue, Feb 14

Say it with Sprinkles by designing your own cupcakes or select from one of our preset “sweetheart” dozens! Baked fresh all day, every day using only the finest ingredients, you’re sure to be the Valentine’s Day hero when you gift Sprinkles. Starting at $42 per dozen. 3015 M Street, NW. To order, please click here or call 888.220.2210.

Le dinner de la Saint Valentin At Bastille

Tue, Feb 14

Join Bastille this Valentine’s day for the their four-courses dinner prix fixe. For the first course, choose from their Chestnut Velouté, crème fraiche, lardons, crispy sage With Seared Foie gras or White asparagus, black truffle vinaigrette, 60-degre egg, Brioche croutons, frisée lettuce. For the second course, enjoy a Yellowfin tuna tartare Blood orange, roasted beets, preserved lemon, capers, pine nuts, mache, flat bread cracker “Brandade” or Olive oil braised Baccalau Cod, Cauliflower puree, charred country bread Roasted fennel, piquillo pepper, Espelette sauce. The third course will feature Breast of pheasant with foie gras torchon, “Calvados” sauce Spätzle, braised green cabbage, apple, shallot, or All Natural Veal filet, anchovy-walnut “Bagna Cauda” sauce Roasted Jerusalem artichokes, Royal trumpet & Maitake mushrooms, carrots fondantes, or Tajine of winter vegetables with dry fruits & almonds, Israeli couscous, Ras-el Hanout emulsion. For dessert, enjoy Framboise et Chocolat Valrhona white chocolate ganache, Raspberry, Lime, Almond, Pample mousse Grapefruit compote, Olive oil ice cream, pink peppercorn meringue, Fromage Caramelized Brie mousse, puff pastry, pear, walnut, or Complimentary Valrhona dark chocolate truffles. $89 dinner prix fixe (Taxes and Gratuities not included). Wine pairings upon request. 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 606 N. Fayette Street Alexandria, VA. For more information, please click here or call 703.519.3776 for reservations.

Love ‘N’ The City 1/ Raheem Devaughn & Special Guests At Ivy City Smokehouse

Tue, Feb 14

“So Indie Events” presents Grammy nominated recording artists Raheem Devaughn and Carolyn Malachi and other Special Guests El Lambert, Tyrus Turner, Alex Vaughn, Funsho, and Shamain at Ivy City Smokehouse. Both general admission standing and seated coursed dinner options are available for this amazing Valentine’s Day show. Tickets range from $65 for single general admission, $120 for couples general admission, $250 for couples seated tickets with dinner, and $300 for couples seated in front row table tickets with dinner. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Excludes tax or gratuity.​ 1356 Okie Street NE. For more information and purchase tickets, please click here.

Luxurious Valentine’s Day Menu At Occidental Grill

Tue, Feb 14

Reservations for romance are available at Occidental Grill & Seafood, with a four-course Valentine’s Day dinner. Executive Chef Rodney Scruggs pulls out all the stops with a menu that showcases luxury ingredients and timeless flavors. Choices include first courses like Jamison Farms lamb belly with crushed sunchokes and passionfruit gel; a second “By the Sea” course with options like roasted black bass served with white eggplant, beet foam, and preserved lemon; and a third “From the Land” course including grilled filet with lobster sweet potato hash and foie gras truffle sauce. Cap it off with indulgent desserts like red velvet cake with maraschino syrup and white chocolate ice cream, espresso chocolate tortewith chocolate streusel, or a gourmet cheese board. The dinner will cost $95 and an optional Valentine’s wine pairing is available for $40 per person to complete a romantic dinner. 1475 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. For more information please call 202.783.1475 or click here.

POV Live Presents Heartbreak Hotel

Tue, Feb 14

For all you lovers and love-haters out there, join POV for a special Valentine’s Day rooftop dance party showcasing some of the area’s buzziest bands, such as Baby Bry Bry, Cinema Hearts, and Brushes. Show is free. Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8:00 pm. 515 15 Street NW. For more information, please click here.

Prime Rib Dinner For Two At Cafe Saint Ex

Tue, Feb 14

At Cafe Saint-Ex, it’s Prime Rib for two on Valentine’s Day. This dinner for two includes champagne and a choice of the shaved apple & bacon salad or butternut squash soup, a 25-ounce prime rib with whipped potatoes and Brussels sprouts to share, followed by your choice of dessert to share from the regular menu. The bar will also be offering three special “aphrodisiac” cocktails that evening. Dinner for two is priced at $80. 1847 14 Street NW. For more information and to make reservations, please call 202.265.7839.

Punch Crunk Love At Cotton & Reed

Tue, Feb 14

Cotton & Reed is shying away from all things sappy and sticking it to the proverbial man with Punch Crunk Love. This play on Lukas B. Smith’s Secret Monkey Social Club pop-up event is presented with PBR and features guest bartenders Michael V. Barton (from the upcoming Addendum and Angel’s Envy) and William Alvarez (of Angel’s Envy), and more guest bartenders. Each will prepare a different punch using Cotton & Reed rums as their base. This will also serve as a preview of their experimental Pineapple and Cane Sugar Rum, or as they’re calling it, Piña Cana. 7:00 p.m. to midnight. 1330 5th Street NE.

Singles & Mingles Cocktail Menus At Service Bar

Tue, Feb 14

Service Bar is celebrating Valentine’s Day with specialty cocktails from two menus, entitled: “Singles” and “Mingles.” Highlights from the Singles Menu include The Mile High Club with lemon maraschino rose liquer, gin, and a rose bud garnish. The Mingles menu for couples, groups, and those mingling in general, include a selection of shareable cocktail favorites including the Love Tea Toddy for 2 and the Service Bar Fog Cutter. Every woman who enters the bar will receive a rose from the gentlemen (and woman) behind the bar at SBDC. In the spirit of the holiday find all of these known aphrodisiacs in the cocktails: bitterness, rose, honey, spice, pomegranate, almond, cherry, cardamom & love tea. For one night only the Snug, which will also double as a photo booth, is open to the public and designed for singles to pop in and mingle with other singles. A special selection of mini cocktails will be available through the “kissing booth,” which usually serves as the Snug’s private window to the bar. Ice-breakers in the form of games and questions will also be present. Ruinart Rose, whose bubbles are a perfect match for Service Bar’s crispy, juicy fried chicken, will also be featured on the Singles menu and of course, all are welcome to indulge in Service Bar’s all day $7 classic cocktail menu. 926-928 U Street NW. For more information, please call 202.462.7232.

Table For Two At Lebanese Taverna

Tue, Feb 14

Enjoy a three-course meal with your special someone this Valentine’s Day. Menu items such as fried sea bass fillet and falafel will be paired with the perfect wine to send your tastebuds into overload.  The three-course dinner costs $45 per person and $20 per person for wine pairings. Lebanese Taverna has locations in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. For more information, to make reservations, and for location information, please click here.

Tasting Menu For Two at Kapnos

Tue, Feb 14

This Valentine’s Day executive chef George Pagonis has designed a tasting menu that captures the Valentine’s Day spirit offering spit-roasted squab for two with sunchokes and vadouvan emulsion, as well as a heart-melting dessert featuring golden-chocolate with warm melted chorale poured table-side. The bar will also be featuring a selection of cocktails for you to enjoy with your special someone. 2201 14th Street NW. For more information call 202.234.5000 or visit their website by clicking here.

Valentine’s Day 3-Course Menu At The Partisan

Tue, Feb 14

In addition to their new cocktail, “Head Over Heels”, The Partisan will offer a 3-course menu for two this Valentine’s Day. Enjoy Lobster Ravioli made with Lobster, Mascarpone, Lobster Bisque, American Caviar or Beef Tenderloin made with Pink Peppercorn, Shiitake Cream, Rosemary-Onion Gratin. For dessert, enjoy a Chocolate Cake Donut Holes with Red Hots Whipped Cream. 3-course menu priced at $85 (also be available a-la-carte). Lobster Ravioli $20, Beef Tenderloin $70. 709 D St NW. For more information, click here or call 202.524.5322.

Valentine’s Day at Ardeo+Bardeo

Tue, Feb 14

Join Ardeo+Bardeo this Valentine’s Day to enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu. Executive Chef Kelly Bunkers will be preparing romantic inspired dishes such as Lump Crab Beignets with Old Bay remoulade and pickled vegetables; Poached Pear Salad with apple yogurt dressing, candied pecans and blue cheese; Harissa Crusted Halibut with red pepper coulis and spätzle; Braised Beef Short Rib with gochujang, bok choy and noodles,as well as Crispy Duck Breast with herbed polenta and pomegranate citrus glaze.  To complete the dinner, couples will indulge in dessert options such as Red Velvet Sponge Cake with strawberry coulis and crème fraîche; Coconut Crème Brûlée with spiced Madeline cookies, as well as Frozen Strawberry Crunch Cake with almond streusel and strawberry chocolate gelato.  This experience is pried at $65 a person and will be available from 5:00 to 10:30 pm.  3311 Connecticut Avenue, NW. For additional information or reservations please call 202.244.6750 or click here.

Valentine’s Day At Bibiana Osteria-Enoteca

Tue, Feb 14

Bibiana Osteria-Enoteca, offers chic décor and tempting Italian fare for lovers on Valentine’s Day.  Executive Chef Jake Addeo is preparing a four-course prix fixe menu, which includes a choice of antipasti, primi, secondi and dessert tasting for two.  Priced at $85 per person or $130 with wine pairings (tax and gratuity not included), the menu includes standouts such as Ostriche, Montauk pearl oysters, pickled cherry granite, tangerine pressed olive oil; Polipo, pan-seared octopus, roasted escarole & ‘nduja, and crispy chickpeas; Gnocchi Neri, squid ink gnocchi, Maine lobster, saffron, pickled chilies and chive butter; as well as Trota, stuffed and baked ruby read trout with currents, Cara Cara orange, pignoli and breadcrumbs.  For the perfect ending, a dessert tasting is designed to share for sweethearts and includes an assortment of truffles, chocolate caramel bar, Tcho and orange vanilla gelato.  The prix fixe offering will exclusively be available from 5:00 to 10:00 pm on Valentine’s Day. Valet parking is available for $8.  1100 New York Avenue, NW. For reservations or additional information please call 202.216.9550 or click here.

Valentine’s Day At Bombay Club

Tue, Feb 14

This Valentine’s Day the Bombay Club is offering a five-course, prix fixe Valentine’s Day menu. Prepared by Executive Chef Nilesh Singhvi, guests will begin their meal with an amuse bouche of Asparagus Shorba with pistachio and rose followed by a Chaat Course and then a choice of appetizer, entrée and dessert.  Appetizers include Ghee Roast Mutton with goat, cinnamon, clove and cumin; Zafrani Shrimp with saffron and cardamom, as well as Banana Galouti with plantain and pineapple murabba.  Entrées not to be missed include Lamb Xaccuti with coconut, garlic and roasted spices; Guchhi Murg with morels, tomato, mace and nutmeg; as well as Coorgi Wild Boar with mustard, black pepper, cumin and coriander.  A dessert of Dark Chocolate Fondant with pistachio kulfi will complete the meal.  Guests can enjoy live piano music from 6:00 to 10:30 pm.  The Bombay Club’s Valentine¹s Day menu is priced at $85 per person (plus tax and gratuity), and is available exclusively during dinner service from 5:00 to 10:30 pm.  Valet parking is available for $8. 815 Connecticut Avenue, NW.  For reservations or additional information please call 202.659.3727 or click here.

Valentine’s Day At BSide

Tue, Feb 14

This Valentine’s Day only, BSide will feature a special cocktail and dessert on the menu. The Gloria cocktail is made from Aged Rum, Lime, Honey Syrup, Prosecco and the dessert will be Chocolate Cake Donut Holes with Red Hots Whipped Cream. Mosaic District, 8298 Glass Alley, Fairfax, VA. For more information, please click here or call 703.676.3550.

Valentine’s Day at Equinox Restaurant

Tue, Feb 14

Truth or Dare? Join Equinox for Valentine’s Dinner and decide on classic “Truth” menu options, such as 36 Hour braised beef short rib, or plant-based “Dare” options, such as sweet garlic & saffron orzotto. Also choose from various “Spin the bottle” wine pairings. Four courses $75. $110 with wine pairing. 818 Connecticut Avenue NW. For more information, please click here.

Valentine’s Day At Fyve Restaurant At The Ritz Carlton

Tue, Feb 14

This Valentine’s Day enjoy a menu inspired by the world’s most romantic cities in Fyve Restaurant. Chef Alexander Gut invites guests on a culinary journey inspired by six of the most romantic destinations around the globe. The pre-fixe menu is offered at $79 per person, $129 with wine pairing. 6:00 pm. 1250 South Hayes Street, Arlington, VA. For more information and reservations, please call 703.412.2762.

Valentine’s Day At L’Auberge Provencale

Tue, Feb 14

Join L’Auberge Provencale for a very special evening celebrating love and friendship. They will be featuring their “Lovers’ Tasting Menu” alongside four and five course prix fixe menus. These special menus will be offered on Valentine’s Day as well as the weekend before and after. The four course dinner is $88 per person, the five course dinner is $98 per person, and the Lover’s Tasting menu is $135 per person. There will also be accommodation specials and couples’ treatment packages as well, beginning at $395. 13630 Lord Fairfax Highway, Boyce, VA. For more information and reservations, please click here.

Valentine’s Day At Ocean Prime

Tue, Feb 14

Guests won’t feel obliged to order a prix-fixe menu at the downtown modern seafood and prime steak restaurant, and can instead order off Ocean Prime’s regular dinner menu or select from a handful of special Valentine’s Day dishes. Options range from a Raspberry Kiss cocktail to beef Carpaccio and a crab-stuffed lemon sole, as well as strawberry chocolate shortcake.  1341 G Street, NW. Reservations can be made by calling 202.393.0313.

Valentine’s Day At Rustico

Tue, Feb 14

Both of Rustico’s locations will offer a Valentine’s Day special of Osso Bucco lamb and choice of dessert for $40. Alexandria location: 827 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA. Ballston location: 4075 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA. For more information, please click here.

Valentine’s Day At The Ritz Carlton

Tue, Feb 14

For one night only, the Ritz Carlton’s Entyse Wine Bar & Lounge will offer a special four-course dinner with optional wine pairings for couples looking for a romantic evening. Options include blackened smoked duck with a red and yellow pepper coulis; homemade herb gnocchi with shaved truffle; and a Snake River Farms’ wagu filet served with poached lobster cous cous. $98 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity; an additional $48 for wine pairings by wine director Vincent Feraud. 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA. For reservations and more information, please call 703.506.4300.

Valentine’s Day Dinner At Central Michel Richard

Tue, Feb 14

Downtown D.C.’s premier French-American bistro, Central Michel Richard, will be featuring a special three-course, prix fixe Valentine’s Day dinner menu. Executive Chef David Deshaies’ courses include dishes that are both classic and innovative, such as foie gras opera cake, beef tenderloin with bordelaise sauce and seared scallops with leek-truffle risotto, expertly paired with champagnes and wines from France, California and Italy. Complimentary gougères and macarons will be served at the beginning and end of the meal, and lovebirds can finish off their dinners with a sweet ending — a melted chocolate-raspberry “heart” for two. For those seeking a classic evening at Central, the regular dinner menu will also be available. $60 per person, with an optional $28 wine pairing. 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. For more information or to make a dinner reservation, please click here or call 202.626.0015.

Valentine’s Day Dinner At Sea Catch Restaurant & Raw Bar

Tue, Feb 14

Make sure to come out to Sea Catch Restaurant & Raw Bar and enjoy their special Valentine’s Day dinner.  The dinner is $65 per person and includes a four-course meal that starts with an appetizer and finishes with a delectable dessert. The menu for the evening includes: clam chowder,  seared scallops, deshelled #1 lobster, pouched pear, and other dishes that will leave your tastebuds begging for more.  1054 31 Street NW. For more information click here

Valentine’s Day Is Offal At Bar Pilar

Tue, Feb 14

Whether you’re in love or nursing a broken/bitter heart, Bar Pilar knows Valentine’s Day is just Offal. Executive Chef Jesse Miller will be offering an adventurous a la carte menu, available both in the dining room & at the bar, including rabbit butter on country toast, fowl and offal salad with Thai herbs, crispy pig ear bo saam, beef heart tartar with XO sauce and tendon puffs, Sriracha liver mousse, chicken heart yakatori, and beef tongue quesadillas. Bar Pilar will also have Maketto’s Julia Ebell with them all night long upstairs as guest bartender with her inspired cocktails. 1833 14 Street NW. For more information and to make reservations, please call 202.265.1751.

Valentine’s Day Menu At The Watergate’s Kingbird

Tue, Feb 14

Executive Chef Michael Santoro has created a decadent Valentine’s Day menu experience for you and your special someone to enjoy this romantic holiday. The menu features dishes that will leave your tastebuds begging for more such as the Pan Roasted Rockfish and the Chocolate Ganache Tart. Choose from a three-course menu for $85 or a four-course menu for $105. 2650 Virginia Avenue NW. For more information and to make a reservation please call 844.617.1972 or click here.

Valentine’s Day Mini Doughnuts From Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken

Tue, Feb 14

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken will be offering boxes of Valentine’s Day mini doughnuts available for pre-order and at both D.C. and Virginia store locations Valentine’s Day only. The flavors include: 2 Blood Orange Mimosa mini doughnuts, 3 Red Velvet mini doughnuts, 3 Grand Marnier Chocolate Truffle mini doughnuts, 2 Raspberry Rose mini doughnuts, and 2 Crème Brulee mini doughnuts. $22 per box. For more information, please click here.

Valentine’s Day Specials at Beuchert’s Saloon

Tue, Feb 14

Beuchert’s will have the regular menu with some very special specials this Valentine’s Day. Reservations will be taken at 5:30 and 7:30 with a 2 hour limit, and 9:30 with no time limit. 623 Pennsylvania Avenue SE. For more information and to make your reservation please call 202.733.1384.

Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu At 14K

Tue, Feb 14

The restaurant 14K at The Hamilton Hotel is serving up a Lover’s and Friends Valentine’s Day tasting menu. The menu includes dishes such as grilled 10 oz lamb t-bone, beef tartare and carpaccio, and pistachio cheese cake. The cost per person for the three-course menu is $65, in addition you can enjoy an endless champagne bar for $15 and a mini martini flight for $19.95. The menu will be served from 4:00 to 10:00 pm. 14th and K Street NW. For more information please call 202.218.7575.

Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu At Graffiato

Tue, Feb 14

Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day at Graffiato with a five-course tasting menu designed for two. Matching the romance-heavy menu are drink specials including “Diamonds & Pearls”- strawberry French 75 with gin, fresh strawberry, dry curacao, ginger and bubbles and “Light My Fire”- warm spicy Mexican hot chocolate with mezcal, tequila, cinnamon, cayenne pepper and a toasted marshmallow. $130 per couple. 707 6th St. NW. For more information, please click here or call 202.289.3600.

Valentine’s Day Unlimited Select Cocktails At Hank’s Cocktail Bar

Tue, Feb 14

Join this Valentine’s Day at Hank’s Cocktail Bar and order unlimited cocktails in addition to select draft beer and champagne from the (No) Limit To Your Love menu. The limitless menu includes a complementary trio of mini appetizers or mini desserts to satisfy your savory or sweet tooth. Couples may indulge in a secret Valentine’s Day Tiki Menu complete with tiki beverages for two and Happy Hour will be served all night long. Details for the Tiki Menu will be revealed the day of. $25 per person for unlimited cocktails and all night happy hour. Tiki Drinks for two $17 each. 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 819 Upshur St NW. For more information, please click here or call 202.290.1808.

Valentine’s Day With Owen’s Ordinary

Tue, Feb 14

Owen’s Ordinary will offer a rare beer tasting menu for beer lovers on Valentine’s Day. Beer Director Greg Engert will pair each course with rare bottle pours. Offerings will include oysters on the half shell with shallot mignonette, braised short ribs, and so much more. $40 per person for dinner, and an additional $20 for the beer pairings. 11820 Trade Street, North Bethesda, MD. Reservations can be made here.

Valentine’s Menu At Acadiana

Tue, Feb 14

Acadiana will be offering a prix fixe menu this Valentine’s Day. Treat your special someone to Cajun-Creole specialties in this elegant and sprawling eatery. 901 New York Avenue NW. for more information and to make reservations, please call 202.408.8848.

Valentine’s Menu At Cafe Dupont

Tue, Feb 14

Get ready to indulge in a magical night of fine dining at one of Dupont’s trendiest restaurants, Café Dupont. Enjoy their prix fixe menu as well as a three course wine pairing. Their menu will begin with a raw bar platter featuring Hamachi crudo, oysters prepared three ways with tarragon emulsion, Jonah crab claw with lobster bisque aioli, and beet-cured gravlax with fennel ceviche. Also offered is the wild mushroom and foie gras terrine with dried fruit chutney and toasted brioche, or the black truffle and goat cheese terrine with shaved black truffle and honey. Next comes a choice between Café Dupont’s decadent roasted bone-in veal rib, buttery wild sea bass filet, or savory house made ravioli. Finish with a rich trio of chocolate marquise featuring white, milk, and dark Valrhona chocolates and passionfruit emulsion. $60 prefixed menu. Three course wine pairing for $30. 1500 New Hampshire Ave NW. Form more information, click here or call 202.797.0169 for reservations.

Valentine’s Menu At Passionfish

Tue, Feb 14

This Valentine’s Day, treat your special someone to dinner at Passionfish. They will be offering prix fixe menus that include options such as Peruvian ceviche, cher grilled baby octopus, lobster bisque, and even Russian caviar. Passionfish Bethesda, 7187 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Md. For more information and to make reservations, please call 301.358.6116. Passionfish Reston, 11960 Democracy Boulevard, Reston, Va. For more information and to make reservations, please call 703.230.3474.

Valentine’s Day Dinner At Requin

Tue, Feb 14

This Valentine’s Day, chef Jennifer Carroll brings a romantic flourish to Requin’s French-Mediterranean menu with specials like roasted oysters with champagne & tarragon mignonette, red velvet souffle and white chocolate-covered cherries. 8296 Glass Alley, Fairfax, VA. For more information or to make a reservation, please click here or call 703.462.8662.

Veuve Clicquot Dinner At Roof Terrace Restaurant, Kennedy Center

Tue, Feb 14

Roof Terrace Restaurant is partnering with Veuve Clicquot to bring diners an exciting four course prix fixe dinner for $80. Guests can expect a glass of Veuve Rose and a special amuse-bouche to start their evening. Guests can then choose an appetizer, entrée, and dessert from the main dinner menu. For the special occasion, Roof Terrace Restaurant is featuring a “Chocolate Romance” dessert made with rich chocolate cake, strawberry cremeux, pistachio anglaise and champagne pâte de fruit. 2700 F Street NW. For more information or to book a reservation please call 202.416.8555 or click here.

We ♥ Cheese: Chocolate, Cheese & Baller Bubbly Event At Lab 1270

Tue, Feb 14

February is not just for lovers, it’s for cheese lovers! And what pairs better with cheese than elegant, bubbly wine? Paired with unique, artisanal cheeses, and chocolates – including handmade chocolate truffles from CoCo Sala, hand-dipped chocolate figs and more – this line-up is an extraordinary way to spend Valentine’s Day and makes a great gift. Spend an evening with Righteous Cheese in an intimate class discovering and savoring seasonal, artisanal cheeses. They’ll explore the world of cheese pairing by tasting 4 cheeses and 4 unique Champagnes along with a bounty of chocolate accompaniments. Fromager Carolyn Stromberg will delve into the story behind each cheese, as well as give advice about selecting, serving, pairing, and more. $74 per person. 7:00 pm. 1270 5 Street, NE. For more information and tickets, please click here.

Wine Dinner With Your Sweetheart At Vinifera

Tue, Feb 14

Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro is featuring a delightful tasting menu with a wine pairing for you and your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day. The meal begins with an offering of a savory baby red Russian kale salad with burrata cheese, crispy crumbs, and a finish of lemon. Next on the menu is a fresh house-cured Wester Ross organic salmon served with pickled onion, quail egg, creole mustard butter, and bitter greens. Then, prepare yourself for the perfectly cooked grilled rack of lamb with Jacob’s cattle beans, stone ground white grits, rosemary reduction and charred turnips. Finish on a sweeter note with a light but rich layered dessert of pomegranate mousse and dark chocolate ganache topped with hibiscus, pomegranate reduction and fresh pomegranate seeds. $50 tasting menu. 11750 Sunrise Valley Drive Reston, VA. For more information, please click here or call 703.234.3550 for reservations.

Cupid’s Table For Two At Blue Duck Tavern

Tue, Feb 14

Blue Duck Tavern is offering an exclusive Cupid’s Table for two this Valentine’s Day. Priced at $1,400 (all inclusive), this gourmet experience includes a lavish 10-course tasting menu, which will be plated for couples tableside by Chef de Cuisine Brad Deboy. His menu showcase decadent ingredients such as truffles, lobster, uni, and foie gras.  Wine pairings selected by General Manager Joseph Cerione will complete the meal and feature tempting pours such as Krug Grand Cuvee Champagne and a rare 1970 Vintage Colheita Porto.  Guests who book the Cupid’s Table will also receive complimentary round-trip car service, a surprise designer couple’s gift, and a selection of Blue Duck Tavern pastries packaged to be enjoyed the next morning. 24th and M Street, NW. Reservations for the Cupids Table are required and must be made by February 7th by calling 202.419.6755 or by clicking here.

Romance At The Park Package At Park Hyatt

Tue, Feb 14

Park Hyatt Washington is also offering a Romance at the Park package, which includes breakfast for two at Blue Duck Tavern or through in-room dining, a dedicated ‘bath butler’ to provide a luxurious drawn bath in the guestroom’s limestone soaking tub complete with bath salts and tea lights, as well as a bottle of house sparkling wine and decadent fresh strawberries with house-made dipping cream and chocolate.  There is also a 2:00 pm late checkout for guests who book this package.  The Romance in the Park package starts at $309 per room, per night.  1201 24th Street NW. Reservations can be made by calling +1 800.778.7477 or by clicking here.

Telenovela Viewing Party And Taco Tuesday At El Camino

Tue, Feb 14

El Camino is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a marathon Telenovela Viewing Party & Taco Tuesday. Every Tuesday, the kitchen offers two special tacos not already on the menu ($3.50 each). February’s featured TT tacos include Tacos de Chicharron with pico de gallo, salsa taquera & crema, and Beef Liver Tacos with onion, cabbage, cilantro & arbol salsa. The bar will also be offering a special Valentine’s cocktail at the bar that night with prosecco, St Germain, grapefruit juice, grapefruit bitters, and a grapefruit peel garnish for $8.50. 108 Rhode Island Avenue, NW. No cover or reservation required.

Toli Moli Lovebird Falooda

Tue, Feb 14 - Fri, Feb 17

Toli Moli, DC’s first Burmese snack shop, has always been about sharing and community. Those who buy any two noodle dishes will get a free Lovebird Falooda. The same promotion is available on UberEats on Valentine’s Day only. Lovebird Falooda is inspired by Hong Kong milk tea and is a combination of Assam black tea, coffee, and condensed milk, and added coffee jellies, basil seed pudding, and vanilla ice cream. The final touch is cocoa and chili rolled marshmallows on top. 1309 5th Street NE. For more information click here.

Valentine’s Day At 701

Tue, Feb 14

The landmark 701 Restaurant will be offering couples a three-course tasting menu with a choice of appetizer, entrée and dessert this Valentine’s Day.  Executive Chef Benjamin Lambert’s menu includes Twice Cooked Beets, foie gras mousse, black olive soil and pomegranate meringue; Short Rib Agnolotti with blue cheese, charred kale and cranberry; Big Eye Tuna Tartar with sushi rice ice cream, wasabi and ponzu jelly; Maine Lobster with popcorn purée, persimmons and royal trumpet mushrooms; Roasted Rack of Lamb with lamb sausage stuffed dates, sunchoke two ways and lamb jus, as well as Smoked Venison with collard greens, sweet potato, Brussels sprouts and mole jus.  For the perfect ending, guests can choose from Brownie Sundae, chewy brownie, vanilla & chocolate ice cream, caramel and chocolate sauce; Cheesecake, strawberry everything sorbet, meringue and salad, as well as White Chocolate Bar with almond dacquoise, lemon curd, candied almond and raspberry sorbet. Guests can enjoy a live piano and bass duet playing contemporary jazz music throughout the evening. The Valentine’s Day menu will be available from 5:00 to 10:00 pm and will cost $85. Valet parking is available for $8. 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. For reservations or additional information please call 202.393.0701 or click here.

Valentine’s Day At Bluejacket

Tue, Feb 14

This Valentine’s Day, Bluejacket has brewed a collaboration beer with Great Raft, out of Shreveport LA, appropriately named “It’s Me, Not You”. Bluejacket will also feature a Valentine’s Day tasting menu featuring menu items such as chilled shrimp salad with pomegranate, horseradish, and celery, and a special red velvet dessert. This menu is priced at $45 per person. 300 Tingey Street SE. for more information click here.

Valentine’s Day At Columbia Room

Tue, Feb 14

Treat that special someone in your life at the James Beard Award-nominated cocktail bar Columbia Room, which will offer its new Women Rule-themed winter menu, paying tribute to iconic female bartenders and chefs who have shaped the culinary world. The three- and five-course tasting menus will be made even more special with a trio of Valentine’s Day extras: caviar, champagne, and canelés. 124 Blagden Alley NW. To book your date click here

Valentine’s Day At Compass Rose

Tue, Feb 14

This Valentine’s Day, Compass Rose is Rocking the Casbah. Inspired by their Bedouin Tent, they’re transforming their entire restaurant into a magical, lantern-lit North African market. They’ll be featuring a special menu just for that night that spans the Southern Mediterranean countries. There will be three seatings offered for dinner:  5:00-7:00 pm7:00-9:00 pm, and 9:00-11:00 pm. Each ticket for dinner includes a glass of sparkling wine, two items from their special North African-inspired Valentine’s Day menu, and dessert. The per person price is $50, and your ticket covers everything (one glass of bubbles, two items from valentines menu, and dessert) except tax and gratuity. Any additional orders (like more drinks) can be ordered a la carte during dinner. 1346 T Street NW. For more information or to reserve your tickets click here. ​

Valentine’s Day At Hazel

Tue, Feb 14

This Valentine’s Day, Hazel will be offering a family-style tasting menu. Menu items include Kampachi crudo, hearts of palm, hijiki puree, blood orange; smoked short rib, turnips, ume sauce, parilla; and white chocolate, Matcha, toasted cashew, Meyer lemon. The tasting menu will cost $45 per person. 808 V Street NW. For more information please call 202.847.4980 or click here.

Valentine’s Day At Nopa Kitchen + Bar

Tue, Feb 14

Nopa Kitchen + Bar will be offering a three-course prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day including an appetizer, entrée, dessert and a complimentary glass of sparkling rose wine. Prepared by Executive Chef Matt Kuhn, the menu offers a selection of starters such as Chioggia Beet & Blood Orange Salad, Yellowfin Tuna Carpaccio, Braised Wagyu Beef Cheek, as well as Pan Seared Hudson Valley Foie. Entrées are just as enticing and include Roseda Farms Barrel Cut Ribeye, Farro & Quinoa Risotto, Pan Roasted Ora King Salmon and the Black Spaghetti. For the perfect ending, you can select your dessert from featured standouts such as the Sticky Toffee Pudding, Chocolate Hazelnut Daquoise, or the Pear-Apple Phyllo. Tax and gratuity not included. $75 per person. 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 800 F Street, NW. For more information or reservations, please call click here or call 202.347.4667.

Valentine’s Day at Takoda

Tue, Feb 14

Takoda, a contemporary American restaurant and rooftop beer garden will offer a four-course prix fixe menu, which will be available in addition to its seasonal a la carte menu this Valentine’s Day. The romantic menu showcases seasonal dishes prepared by Chef Damian Brown. Highlights include Pink Cauliflower Soup, Lemon Caper Shrimp, Herb Crusted Fluke, Squash Gnocchi, as well as Rosemary Pork Loin. To complete the meal on a sweet note, couples can opt for Chocolate Covered Strawberries or Cookies & Warm Spiced Milk. A limited a la carte menu will be available for bar guests on this date. $45 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 715 Florida Ave NW. For additional information or reservations please click here or call 202.643.8011.715.

Valentine’s Day At The Grill Room

Tue, Feb 14

The Grill Room will offer a four-course prix fixe menu, which will be available in addition to its seasonal a la carte menu this Valentine’s Day. The romantic menu begins with Scallop Ceviche followed by Poached Lobster. For a decedent finish, couples can indulge in Rose and Lychee Panna Cotta. Additionally, Bartender Girts Mihalkins is crafting two special cocktails for toasting the occasion called “A Midnight Kiss” and “Love Under the Bridge” $90 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Cocktails priced at $18 each. 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 1050 31st Street, NW. For more information or reservations click here or call 202.617.2424.

Valentine’s Day At The Oval Room

Tue, Feb 14

The Oval Room will be offering guests a three-course prix fixe menu with optional wine parings prepared by Executive Chef John Melfi.  Priced at $85 per person or $125 with wine pairings (not including tax and gratuity), couples can enjoy a romantic dinner with excellent appetizer, entrée, and dessert options.  The menu features dishes such as Oysters and Caviar with 38° North oysters, sturgeon caviar and Champagne sabayon, and a Pan Seared Branzino with poached mussels, roasted sunchokes, baby leeks, piquillo peppers and yuzu nage. For desserts, couples will take pleasure in The Oval Room’s decedent dessert sampler featuring Pomegranate and Rose Hip Sorbet, Poached Seckel Pear with pistachio cake and goat cheese mousse, Flourless Chocolate Cake with raspberry creméux and crispy chocolate pearls, as well as Buttermilk Panna Cotta with kumquat marmalade, jackfruit and candied Buddha’s hand.  The Oval Room’s prix fixe menu will be available exclusively on Tuesday, February 14th, from 5:00 to 10:00 pm. 800 Connecticut Avenue NW. For more information and reservations please call 202.463.8700 or click here.

Valentine’s Day At Vermilion

Tue, Feb 14

This Valentine’s Day Vermilion will offer a seven-course menu featuring dishes such as Warshore Oyster with picked radish and trout roe, seared tuna with baby fennel, salsify, lemon confit, and red wine jus, and pan seared sirloin with celeriac puree, glazed root vegetables, and beef jus. The menu is priced at $95 per person and wine, beer, and cocktail pairings are available for $49, $39, and $35 per person. 1120 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314. Reservations are required and can be made online by clicking here.

Valentine’s Day Dinner At Station 4

Tue, Feb 14

Join Station 4 this Valentine’s Day for a romantic three-course prix fixe menu. Executive Chef Orlando Amaro is preparing dishes such as Pear & Prosciutto Carpaccio, Foie Gras Cappuccino, Veal Osso Bucco, Lobster Imperial, as well as Blue Truffle & Ricotta Cheese Agnolotti Pasta. For dessert, couples will have a choice of a decedent Raspberry Cream Pavlova and berriesor Hazelnut Chocolate Bar. Couples can add a bottle of champagne to their meal for an additional cost. $65 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). Add champagne for an additional $69. 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 1101 4th Street, SW. For additional information or reservations please click here or call 202.488.0987.

Valentine’s Day Dinner At The Hay-Adams

Tue, Feb 14

The Hay-Adams offers guests Washington’s most prestigious address with views overlooking the White House, Lafayette Square and St. John’s Church, the “Church of the Presidents.” On Valentine’s Day, The Lafayette will offer a four-course, prix fixe menu. Guests can anticipate contemporary American cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Nicholas Legret and newly appointed Chef de Cuisine Brian Drosenos in addition to attentive service in a stately, elegant setting. Menu highlights include Grilled Petite Romaine Lettuce with assorted root vegetables and white anchovy aioli, Wild Rockfish Tartare, Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup, Butter Poached Maine Lobster, as well as Organic Beef Filet. For dessert, guests can enjoy a selection of sweets created by Pastry Chef Josh Short. Highlights include Fleur de Chocolate, Cupids Arrow, mascarpone and raspberry tart with Chambord ice cream, and Filberts Reprise. Tax and gratuity not included. $220 per couple or $260 with a half bottle of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs. 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 800 16th Street, NW, 20006. For more information, please click here.

Valentine’s Day Four-Course Menu At Blue Duck Tavern

Tue, Feb 14

Blue Duck Tavern will be showcasing farm-fresh favorites this Valentine’s Day. Chef de Cuisine Brad Deboy will present a four-course, prix fixe menu showcasing standout dishes such as White Truffle Pastaand Oven-Roasted Duck.  Blue Duck Tavern’s Valentine’s Day feast is priced at $125 per person and will be served from 5:30 to 11:00 p.m. 24th and M Street NW. For more information call 202.419.6755. 

Valentine’s Day Menu At Lupo Verde

Tue, Feb 14

Lupo Verde will be offering guests a four-course prix fixe menu, which will be available in addition to its seasonal a la carte menu on Valentine’s Day.  Newly appointed Executive Chef Matteo Venini’s menu showcases modern Italian fare perfect for a romantic night on the town.  To begin, lovebirds will enjoy Ora King Salmon Petals with smoked salmon caviar, candied lemon, pomegranate sorbet, red watercress and micro salad, followed by Tonnarelli “Cacio & Pepe” with sea urchin, sea asparagus and shaved pork skin.  For entrées, couples can select between the Grilled Dover Sole with charred pear onion and pickled mushroom, or the Pan Seared Venison Loin with carrot purée, baby artichoke, purple potato chip and chocolate sauce.  A sinful Chocolate Mousse with raspberry cake, lemon curd and toasted almond will complete the meal on a sweet note. The menu will cost $70 per person and will be available from 5:00 to 11:00 pm. 1401 T Street, NW. For additional information and reservations please call 202.827.4752 or click here.

Valentine’s Day Menu at Rasika Locations

Tue, Feb 14

Rasika West End and sister restaurant, Rasika Penn Quarter are offering a four-course Valentine’s Day menu priced at $85 per person, or $125 with wine pairings (tax and gratuity not included). Prepared by Group Executive Chef Vikram Sunderam, guests will enjoy their choice of First Course, Second Course, Entrée and Dessert.Valet parking is available for $8 per car. This menu will run from 5:00 to 10:30 pm. Resika West End is located at 1190 New Hampshire Avenue, NW. To make reservations at Rasika West End call 202.466.2500 or click here. Rasika Penn Quarter, is located at 633 D Street, NW. To make reservations at the Penn Quarter location please call 202.637.1222 or click here.

Valentine’s Day Menu At Red’s Table

Tue, Feb 14

In Reston, Virginia, Red’s Table, located on the waterfront at will be offering a three-course prix fixe menu complete with sparkling wine pairings and live jazz this Valentine’s Day. Prepared by Executive Chef Adam Stein, the menu begins with Jumbo Shrimp & Blue Crab Claw Cocktail, followed by Seared VA Boat Scallops & Grilled Coulotte Steak paired with Reginato Sparkling Torrontes/Chardonnay. For a decedent finish, couples can indulge in Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse. As an added bonus, Lena Seikaly will play live jazz music from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to help set the mood. 11150 South Lakes Drive Reston, VA. For reservations or additional information please click here or call 571.375.7755.

Valentine’s Day Private Event Space At The Hay-Adams

Tue, Feb 14

The Hay-Adams is offering a unique opportunity to enjoy Cupid’s big day in a historic setting, directly overlooking the White House at Top of The Hay. For one-evening only, 10 couples or 20 singles will have the opportunity to book this one-of-a-kind private event space, which will be decorated with romantic touches such as roses, fine china, candles and soft music, and enjoy a decadent feast while taking in breathtaking panoramic views of the White House, Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial. This special package is available for up to 20 guests. The package must be booked by February 6th and advanced payment is required. The Hay Adams’ Valentine’s Day package also includes a private bar complete with house wines and a selection of house beverages. $4,000 all inclusive. For reservations or additional information, please click here or call 202.638.6600.

Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu At All Set Restaurant

Tue, Feb 14

All Set Restaurant will offer a three-course, prix fixe menu that takes inspiration from time spent in coastal New England this Valentine’s Day. The menu, prepared by Executive Chef Edward Reavis, begins with a choice of Salt Cod Potato Croquettes or Macerated Strawberry Arugula Salad, followed by a choice of Red Snapper or Wagyu Sirloin au Poivre. For a sweet ending, couples can opt for the Red Velvet Lava Cake with chocolate ganache, or the Three Berry Cheesecake. Priced at $50 per person, or $150 per couple, which includes a bottle of sparkling wine (all inclusive). 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 8630 Fenton Street, Plaza 5, Silver Spring, MD. For additional information or reservations, click here or or call 301.495.8800.

Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu At 1905

Tue, Feb 14

Chef Joel Hatton is offering a tasting menu for two at 1905 on Valentine’s Day this year. The three course menu for two will cost $50 per person (beverages, tax & gratuity are additional). Instead of the typical “choose one option per course” menu, Chef Hatton will start by sending three small dishes to the table to be shared, followed by the diner’s choice of 4 entrees which come with three pre-chosen sides that will be served family-style. The meal concludes with their choice from two dessert options. The full Valentine’s pre-fixe menu can be found online here. 1905 9th Street NW. Reservations are encouraged by calling the restaurant at 202.332.1905.