Your Guide To A Successful Valentine’s Day

Photo Courtesy of Oak at Fourteenth

Alright lovebirds—so we all know that every year Valentine’s Day is either a hit or miss, so this year we’re giving you an all exclusive guide to make your date night as sweet and sexy as possible. Here are four of our favorite local restaurants and the Valentine’s Day specials they will be offering on Saturday, February 14, 2015:

 

Zolo:  This Southwestern grill will be offering the following Valentine’s Day menu for $65 per person from 3:00pm – close (regular menu also available).

Happy hour, per usual, will be from 3:00pm – 6:00pm.

Appetizer:

East Coast Oyster with asombroso mignonette and candied lemon

Course One:

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Green Chile Crab Cake with habanero aioli, pickled fennel, grapefruit and radish sprouts

Course Two:

Roasted Acorn Squash & Cascabel Chile Bisque

Course Three: (choice of)

Butter Poached Lobster Tail with brown butter mojo, wild rice and braised oyster mushrooms OR

Ancho Crusted Beef Tenderloin with fingering potato hash, broccolini and smoked Serrano reduction

Dessert: (choice of)

Guajillo Chile Cheese Cake with white chocolate crumble

To make a reservation please call 303.449.0444

 

OAK: $75 per person (plus tax and gratuity) from 5:00pm – 10:00pm.

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 Appetizer:

Maine Lobster with blood orange maltese and fennel

Course One: (choice of)

Nantucket Bay Scallop with passion fruit vinaigrette, shaved fennel salad and togarashi puffed rice OR

OAK Smoked Beef Brisket & Roasted Beet Salad with horseradish cream, citrus and rye crumbs

Course Two: (choice of)

OAK Grilled Pekin Paradise Duck Breast with curried quinoa, house-made spicy yogurt, Oxford Farm carrots and Satsuma oranges OR

Lemon Sole “Bouillabaisse” with calamari, shrimp, mussels and marble potatoes OR

Lamb Scallopine with farro salad, tzatziki, harissa, grilled cucumbers and shishito peppers

Dessert: (choice of)

Coconut Panna Cotta with mango soup, macadamia nuts, kaffir lime syrup, crispy pineapple chips, coconut juice OR

Brownie & Raspberry Cookie Sandwich with chocolate mascarpone, cocoa nibs, whole raspberries

 

To make a reservation please call 303.444.3622

 

Centro: This Latin hot spot will be offering the following exclusive Valentine’s Day menu as well as prix fixe specials available for $30 per person.

Appetizers:

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Photo Courtesy of Centro Latin Kitchen

Seared Sea Scallops – adobada, roasted cauliflower, salsa verde $11

Smoked Sage and Pomegranate Marg $10

Entrees:

Chile-Garlic Rubbed Beef Filet – fingerling potatoes, oyster mushrooms, charred leeks $18

Ritual Pinot Noir $12/48 -or- Amalaya Torrentes/Riesling $8/32

Dessert:

Mole Spiced Chocolate Torte – poached pear, almond helado $6

Coconut (Rum) Punch for Two – served in a coconut $10

To make a reservation please call: 303. 442. 7771

 

Mateo: Seating will take place at 5:00pm, 7:00pm and 9:00pm.

$70 per person (plus tax and gratuity).

Appetizer:

Kumamoto oyster blood orange granita

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Photo Courtesy of Mateo

Course One:

Poached beet salad watermelon radish, pomegranate seeds, arugula, toasted hazelnuts, apple cider vinaigrette

Course Two: (choice of)

Pan roasted black cod candied pearl onions, yukon gold potatoes, pickled ginger, miso beurre blanc

OR

seared flank steak roulade with chanterelle mushrooms, chard, roasted bone marrow, sauce bordelaise

Dessert:

Chocolate strawberry lollipops with raspberry & blackberry gelée

To make a reservation please call: 303.443.7766

 

AND last but not least, a few things to remember for:

  1. Do something you both love
  2. Make a reservation!
  3. Don’t break your bank

 

 

For more information about these Valentine’s Day specials please visit:

Centro:         http://www.centrolatinkitchen.com/events/el-dia-de-amor/

Mateo:           http://mateorestaurant.com/

OAK:              http://oakatfourteenth.com/?post_type=events&p=1783

Zolo:              http://www.zologrill.com/events/valentines-day/

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