Andiamo Ristorante will offer a four course, love-themed pre fixe menu for $65 per person, $85 with wine pairings. Menu options include appetizer choice of La Felicità: Raw beet, baby arugula, Romano cheese in lemon dressing; or Mi Fa Ricordare Di Te: Scallops served with capers and shallots in a balsamic brandy cream sauce; or La Passione: Butternut Squash soup.Salad choice of Gli Innamorati: Tender mixed greens with orange segment, toasted almonds and goat cheese in a grapefruit dressing; or Baci e Abbracci: Baby arugula, fresh pomegranate, gorgonzola cheese in pomegranate dressing; or Mi Sai Viziare Bene: Andiamo signature Fennel salad. Entree choice of Destino: Medallions of Beef Tenderloin sautéed with pink peppercorn and rosemary in a brandy cream sauce; or Romantica Follia: Risotto with calamari, bay scallops and green onions in a squid ink sauce; or Dal Profondo Del Cuore: Roasted Prawns stuffed with crab meat and potatoes, served in tarragon lemon sauce; or Amore e Psiche: Homemade pink four cheese ravioli with walnut brown butter sage sauce and pecorino Romano cheese. Dessert choices of Solo Parole d’Amore: Homemade hot chocolate soup with crushed red peppers;or Cuori Legati: Profiteroles, filled with Italian custard and covered with chocolate; or Ti Vorrò Sempre Bene: Andiamo’s homemade tiramisu.
Bess Bistro will treat guests to a four course pre fixe menu for $65 per person, $95 with wine pairings. First Course of Beef Carpaccio, Grilled Caper Berries, Parmesan, Crispy Shallot, Pomegranate Mustard or Soft Boiled Egg, Caviar, Celery, Asparagus, Multigrain. Second Course of Pan Roasted Bronzino, Braised Radish, Roasted Sunchokes, Pickled Mustard Seed, Nasturtium or Dijon and Herb Crusted Lamb Chops, Pommes Purée, Smoked Onion, Asparagus, Caramelized Onion and Lamb Jus. Third Course of Grand Mariner Cheesecake, Red Currant Cherry Sauce, Almond Meringue or Dark Chocolate Ganache Tart, Coffee Ice Cream, Candied Hazelnuts.
Little Barrel and Brown, located in the heart of South Congress, will offer a four course pre fixe Valentine’s Day menu for $55 per person, $75 with wine pairings. First course of Beet agnolotti, anise, citrus or Crudo of snapper, buttermilk, pickled and raw radish, carrot, tarragon, sunflower or Seared rabbit terrine, leek, acorn squash, apple, pickled mustard. Second course of Baby greens, beets, fennel, puffed barley, black peppercorn ranch or Chicories and arugula, pecans, country ham, crispy cheddar, maple dressing, soft poached egg or Beet and tomato soup, tarragon, goat’s milk yogurt. Third course of Pork Chop, baked purple hull peas, glazed cippollini onions, grilled escarole, mustard cream or Steak Frittes, parmesan truffle fries, roasted vegetables, house-made condiments or Chicken Breast, sweet potato, celery root, kale, golden raisins, honey Dijon Striped Bass, Israeli couscous, red pepper glazed turnip and carrot, preserved lemon emulsion or Fettuccine, asparagus, oyster mushrooms, truffled cream, parmesan. Fourth course of Tres Leches, bitter caramel, coconut ice cream, coffee tuile, tarragon or Hot fudge sundae, double vanilla ice cream, brownie, brûléed banana, amaretto whipped cream, cherry.Sage Hill Inn: A two hour treatment in Sage Hill Inn’s Garden Spa (a one hour couple’s massage or two sixty minute treatments of your choice), a bottle of 2009 Ruelle-Pertois Blanc de Blanc Premier Crus Champagne and a box of artisan chocolate truffles from Austin Truffles for $229. This gift certificate can be purchased on Sage Hill Inn’s website or by phone at 512-268-1617.
Walton’s Fancy & Staple: Pre-order Walton’s rose arrangements, one dozen long stem red roses for $89.99 or a half dozen long stem red roses for $44.99. A variety of Valentine’s Day themed baked goodies, pastries and cakes available for pre-order or in-store, fresh from Walton’s pastry case.