Vital Jamaican RestaurantOn Tuesday, February 14, 2017, Vital Jamaican Restaurant, 387 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey, will be serving a special Valentine’s Day three-course prix-fixe menu…

First Course (Choice of) – Island Conch Salad… Beet Salad with Spiced Cashews & Sorrel Vinaigrette

Second Course (Choice of) – Curried Lobster with Red Kale & Quinoa… Oxtail Braised Short Ribs with Red Bean Stew, Red Cabbage Slaw… Ital Pasta: Cassava Gnocchi with Vegan Bolognese

Dessert Course (Choice of) – Pistachio-Crusted Cheesecake, Macerated Raspberries… Vegan Chocolate Mousse Parfait with Gingersnap Crust, Blackberry Jam

Sunday Brunch Specials – February 12thChocolate Waffles with macerated Raspberries & Bananas… Jerk Shrimp & Grits… Jerk Chicken & French Toast… Endless Blood orange Mimosas (BYO Champagne)

The cost of the three-course Valentine’s Day menu is $55.00 per person (plus beverages, tax & gratuity). Vital is a BYOB restaurant.

For more information, or to make reservations, please call (973) 655-9500.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Viaggio, Wayne, NJ - InteriorOn Tuesday, February 14, 2017, Viaggio Ristorante, 1055 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, New Jersey, will be serving a special Valentine’s Day prix-fixe menu…

Antipasti (Choice of) – Tuna Crudo: Nduja, Citrus… Tri-Color Insalata: Candied hazelnuts, Ricotta Salata… “di Stefano” Stracciatella: Prosciutto San Daniele, Arugula, Aceto Balsamico… Vitell Tonnato: Watercress, Celery, Radish

Primi (Choice of) – Fazzoletti: Herbs, Preserved Meyer Lemon Butter… Pappardelle “al Telefono”: Pomodoro, Basil… “Marcelli” Mafaldine Carbonara: House Cured Pancetta, Breadcrumbs… Tagliatelle: Bolognese, Parmigiano

Secondi (Choice of) – “Roaming Acres” Porchetta: Fennel Herb Insalata… Bison Short Rib: Farrotto… Branzino al Cartoccio: Fregula, Tomato, Olive… Porcini Dusted Rib Eye: Rosemary Smashed Potatoes, Aceto Balsamico

Dolci (Choice of) – Chocolate Budino: Salted Caramel, Meringue… Citrus Tart: Vanilla Gelato… Ricotta Cheesecake: Poached Persimmon… Affogato

The cost of the Valentine’s Day prix-fixe menu is $69.00 per person (plus beverages, tax & gratuity). Viaggio is a BYOB restaurant.

Reservations may be made on OpenTable or by calling (973) 706-7277.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Strip HouseIn addition to their regular à la carte menu, on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, the Strip House at Westminster Hotel, 550 West Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, New Jersey, will be serving a number of romantic Valentine’s Day specials…

Cocktail: Berry Kir Royale with Fresh Berry Compote

Appetizer: Fresh Chilled Shellfish Platter for Two: Crabmeat, Lobster, Shrimp, Tuna Tartare, Oysters

Entrée: Surf & Turf: New York Strip Steak & Broiled Lobster Tail

Dessert: Strip House 24-Layer Chocolate Cake à la Mode

Reservations may be made on OpenTable or by calling (973) 548-0050.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Orange SquirrelFriday – Sunday, February 10-12, and Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, February `14, 2017, the Orange Squirrel, 410 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, New Jersey, will be serving a special romantic four-course prix-fixe menu…

Course I (Choice of) – Beef CarpaccioOysters: Apple Fennel Mignonette, Lime Sorbetto… Mushroom Tempura: Artichoke Aioli… Mussels: Saffron, White Wine

Course II (Choice of) – House Salad: House Vinaigrette… Pumpkin Pistachio Soup: Crema

Course III (Choice of) – Cornish Game Hen: Creamy Mascarpone Polenta, JusShort Rib: Truffle Mashed Potatoes, Mushrooms… Salmon: Spinach Shallot Sauce, Asparagus… Filet Mignon Ravioli: Tomato Concasse, Cognac Cream, Roasted Mushrooms… Gnocchi Marinara: Vegetables

Course IV (Choice of) – Crème BrûléeTiramisuNutella Brownie: Chocolate Gelato, Chocolate Sauce

The cost of the special Valentine’s Day prix-fixe menu is $70.00 per person (plus beverages, tax & gratuity). For more information, or to make reservations, please call (973) 337-6421.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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NA Joe's - InteriorOn Tuesday, February 14, 2017, Not Your Average Joe’s, 49 St. James Place, Suburban Square, Ardmore, Pennsylvania, will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with a variety of Chef’s romantic specials…

COCKTAILS – Blushing Heart Martini: Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Orange Liqueur, Dry Vermouth, Freshly Squeezed Blood Orange & Lime Juices… Mi Amarao: Makers Mark. Amaro Italian Liqueur, House-Made Earl Grey Honey… The Passion Pamplemousse: Bombay Gin, Elderflower Liqueur, Passion & Grapefruit Juices, Prosecco Float

APPETIZERS – Calamari, Shrimp & Vegetable Tempura: Crispy Fried Mix of Calamari, Shrimp & Market Vegetables, Garlic Aioli… Hoisin Glazed Pork Belly Steam Buns: Asian Slaw, Pickled Peanuts… Heart Beet Salad: Roasted Beet, Orange, Crumbled Goat Cheese, Shallots, Watercress & Arugula, Sherry Vinaigrette

ENTRÉES – Shrimp Fettuccine: Sautéed Shrimp, Lobster Cream Sauce, Wild Mushrooms… Miso Marinated Salmon: Slow Baked, Creamy Coconut Rice, Sautéed Bok Choy… Grilled Duroc Pork Chop: Grilled, Spanish-Style Red Pepper, Arugula Potatoes

DESSERT – Fresh Berry Meringue (AKA Pavlova): Citrus Spiked Berries, Mascarpone Cheese, House-Made Meringue Cookie…

For more information, or to make reservations, please call Not Your Average Joe’s at (484) 708-1500.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Yellow Springs Inn - ExteriorOn Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, February 14, 2017, the Yellow Springs Inn, 1657 Art School Road, Chester Springs, Pennsylvania will be serving a special romantic menu from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

The complete Valentine’s Day menu is noted below…

APPETIZERS (Choice of) – Duck & Chestnut in Phyllo: Pieces of Duck, Chestnuts & Herbs wrapped in Phyllo Dough, Mushroom Madeira Sauce… Stuffed Portabella Mushroom: Artichoke, Sour Cream & Parmesan Cheese Stuffing, Picante Sauce, Spinach… Oysters Fennel: Freshly Shucked Oysters, Garlic Fennel Cream Sauce, Brioche Roll… Combination Pâté du Jour: Mustard Sauce, Croutons… Lobster Ravioli: House-Made Ravioli, Cream, Sherry & Lobster Stock Sauce… Artisan Mixed Greens Salad: Pears, Dried Cherries, Candied Pecans, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Raspberry Vinaigrette… Roasted Beet Salad: Roasted Bets, Mixed Greens Breaded & Sautéed Goat Cheese, Grapefruit Vinaigrette… Wild Mushroom Soup: Cepes, Morels, Cream, Onions & Vegetable Stock… Pheasant Soup: Pheasant Pieces, Wild Rice, Mushrooms, House-Made Pheasant Stock

ENTRÉES (Choice of) – Mélange à la Maison: All-Natural Fed Filet Mignon, Shiitake Sauce, Crab & Lobster Cake, Roasted Corn Sauce… Grilled Veal ChopHalibut: Picante Sauce… Carre d’Agneau en Croute: Rack of Lamb, Spinach & Mushrooms, encased in Pastry, Madeira Wine Sauce… Prime Dry-Aged Strip Steak: Fresh Thyme, Dried Plum Compound Butter, Port Wine Reduction, Crumbled Stilton Cheese… Grilled Pork Chop: Mustard Sauce

DESSERTS (Choice of) – Bete Noire: Flourless Chocolate Cake, Crème Anglaise… Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte: Semi-Sweet Chocolate & Peanut Butter in Chocolate Crust, House-Made Peanut Brittle… Crème Brûlée: Caramelized Sugar Crust… Chocolate Chambord Cheesecake: Chocolate Crumb Crust

The cost of the Valentine’s Day menu is $75.00 per person (plus beverages, tax & gratuity). Yellow Springs Inn is a BYOB restaurant.

For more information, or to make reservations, please call the Yellow Springs Inn at (610) 827-7477.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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HoHoKus Inn2On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, the Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with a number of special additions to their à la carte menu…

TO START – Lobster BisqueBurrata Ravioli: Red Beet Anglaise

ENTRÉES – Halibut: Forbidden Rice Black Rice Risotto, Beurre Rouge, Crispy Leeks… Fourteen-Ounce New York Strip Au Poivre: Cauliflower Gratin, English Peas, Red Wine Shallot Fondue

DESSERT – Red Velvet Cake: White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Ice Cream… Chocolate Soufflé: Cappuccino Gelato

The Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern is a local landmark and culinary institution, now featuring contemporary American tavern fare, highlighting locally sourced and seasonally sustainable ingredients.

Reservations for Valentine’s Day may be made on OpenTable or by calling (201) 445-4115.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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August Bistro - New York CityOn Tuesday, February 14, 2017, August, 791 Lexington Avenue, a sophisticated American bistro on New York’s Upper East Side, will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with a number of interesting special additions to their regular menu…

TO START – Kilpatrick Baked Oysters: Bacon, Worcestershire Sauce… Hackleback Caviar: Cucumber Vodka, Blinis, Egg Yolks, Crème Fraîche, Chives

ENTRÉES – Lobster Ravioli: Ginger-Sauterne Sauce… Filet Mignon Oscar: Béarnaise Sauce, Jumbo Lump Crab, Asparagus

DESSERT – Mille-Feuille: Dark Chocolate Sorbet, Caramelized Banana & Vanilla

Reservations may be made on OpenTable or by calling (212) 935-1433.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Bin 14 - InteriorOn Valentine’s Day 2017, Bin 14, 1413 Washington Street, Hoboken, New Jersey, will be serving a special three-course menu as well as Valentine’s Day wine and cocktail specials…

First Course (Choice of) – Beef Tartar: Mustard, Arugula, Yolk, Pecorino, Olive Oil… Roasted Oysters: Smoked Shallot Butter, Cracker Crumbs… Heirloom Beets: Petit Mache, Casatica, Truffle Emulsion… Pear & Sweet Potato Salad: Kale Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Pickled Red Onion, Maple

Second Course (Choice of) – Cavatelli: Butternut, Chanterelles, Roasted Tomato, Crispy Pancetta… Black Bass: Octopus, White Beans, Chorizo, Golden Cauliflower… Lobster Pot Pie: Brussels Sprouts, Acorn Squash, Thumbelina Carrots, Sauce Americaine… Beef Wellington: Whipped Potatoes, Heirloom Carrots, Demi

Dessert – Tiramisu

The cost of the three-course Valentine’s Day dinner is $65.00 per person; An additional $25.00 with wine pairings (plus tax & gratuity).

Reservations will be accepted for three seatings: 6:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. For more information, or to make reservations, please call (201) 963-9463.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Anthony David's - Chef Anthony PinoOn Tuesday, February 14, 2017, Anthony David’s, 953 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken, New Jersey, will be serving a special three-course candlelight dinner…

First Course (Choice of) – Spicy tuna Tartar: Chickpeas, Petit Basil, Grilled Crostini… Beef Carpaccio: Roasted Tuna Sauce, Kalamata Olives, Arugula… Kale & Cauliflower: Gorgonzola, Pumpkin Seeds, Currants, Tomatoes, Lemon Honey… Charred Octopus: White Beans, Fennel, Garlic, Tomato

Second Course (Choice of) – Rib Eye: Whipped Potato, Garlic Confit, Arugula, Roasted Tomato… Red Beet Risotto: Duck Confit, Buche de Lucay, Truffle Butter… Roasted Black Bass: Cauliflower Purée, Winter Greens, Saffron Sauce… Wild Boar Ragù: Pappardelle, Brussels Sprouts, Parmesan

Dessert (Choice of) – Espresso Budino: Chopped Pistachio, Whipped Cream… Ricotta Cheesecake: Strawberries, Lavender Honey

The cost of the Valentine’s Day menu is $75.00 per person (plus beverages, tax & gratuity). Reservations are available between 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. For more information, or to make reservations, please call (201) 222-8359.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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