After this week’s snow, people are going to be ready to go out and celebrate the annual lovers holiday. Here are some of the restaurant goings-on planned for Valentine’s Day weekend. Reservations are a good idea. Let’s hope the weather doesn’t interfere.
Morton’s The Steakhouse: The restaurant celebrates Valentine’s Day throughout February with its Signature three-course menu for two. It includes choices like Caesar salad, single cut filets with seafood and side dishes, and Morton’s hot-chocolate cake, pictureed, for $99.99 plus $39 with a wine pairing.
Pazo: Pick your price point. On Feb. 13 and 14, the restaurant will offer a selection of multi-course, prix-fixe menus for $39, $59, $69, and $79 a person. Wine pairings will also be available. Check out the menus online.
Slainte Irish Pub and Restaurant: Three courses for $70 a couple includes a glass of rosé. The Feb. 14 menu includes oysters on the half shell, New York strip steak with Irish blue-cheese butter, and Guinness bread pudding.
Kooper’s Tavern: Three courses for $70 a couple, includes a glass of rosé. The Feb. 14 menu includes jumbo shrimp and crab with ginger cocktail sauce for two, steamed Maine lobster, and chocolate spoon cake.
Miss Shirley’s: Once a year, the restaurant, known for its sumptuous breakfasts and lunches, transforms into a dinner destination. Both locations (Pratt Street and Cold Spring Lane) will be offering a three-course menu for $50 a person (plus tax and gratuity) from 5:30-10 p.m. Feb. 14. The menu includes seafood bisque, wedge salad, grilled swordfish, New York strip steak, grilled vegetable strudel, and chocolate raspberry truffle tart. Select wines are available by the glass or bottle.
4 East Madison Inn: A Valentine’s dinner will be offered Feb. 12 and 13. The menu includes a house-made charcuterie assortment ($8); fresh orange, roasted beets, and goat-cheese salad ($8); bison tenderloin steak ($24, includes vegetables and potatoes); and red-velvet cake ($7).
Thyme for You: Okay, this isn’t a restaurant, but it’s a personal-chef service to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. The chef will make a personalized menu just for you and your sweetie. Prices vary.
B&O American Brasserie: In addition to the regular menu, the restaurant will offer a three-course menu for $36 or five courses for $52 on Feb. 13 and 14. The three-course option includes crab bisque, lamb loin or braised shank, and sugar doughnut holes. The five-course menu adds courses of grilled boneless quail and crispy skinned barramundi.
Rams Head Tavern, Annapolis: Make reservations Feb. 14 in the dining room and receive a complimentary split of Freixenet and chocolate-covered strawberries.
Milan: Baltimore’s newest restaurant is offering a four-course, prix fixe menu Feb. 12-14 for $75 a person. It includes complimentary champagne and a single, long-stemmed rose. Entrees feature choices like linguine with shrimp and lobster in a brandied garlic cream sauce, and filet mignon with a lobster tail. Save room for desserts like chocolate fudge cake and honey ricotta cheesecake.