If you're looking for a way to celebrate Valentine's Day with your sweetheart, check out these dinner ideas around the Valley from AAA Arizona.
IL TERRAZZO -- SCOTTSDALE
Enjoy a romantic dinner at this Four Diamond restaurant located at The Phoenician. At $49* per person, this three-course menu includes:
--Roasted beet and goat cheese salad
--Chili and rosemary roasted New York steak or pan-seared skuna bay salmon
--Decadent dessert by Executive Pastry Chef, Roy Pell.
For reservations, call 480-423-2530.
CORK -- CHANDLER
This independent, Four Diamond restaurant serves New American Cuisine. At $75* per person, Cork's four-course menu includes:
--Bourbon maple butternut squash bisque or baby arugula Salad with fried goat cheese
--Pan-roasted scallops with smoked steelhead roe or sesame crusted yellow fin tuna
--Butter poached beef tenderloin or Berkshire pork tenderloin
--Dessert for two, including: raspberry Bavarian bombe/chocolate brownie with fresh raspberries
For reservations, call 480-883-3773.
LON'S AT THE HERMOSA -- PARADISE VALLEY
LON's at the Hermosa is offering a Sweethearts Tasting Menu from February 15-17. At $75* per person, this Four Diamond's menu includes:
--Himalayan salt seared ahi tuna
--Roasted beets, arugula, local citrus
--Roasted cauliflower soup
--Loup de mer
--Blood orange sorbet
--Beef wellington for two
--Chocolate indulgences to share
A wine pairing supplement is available for an additional $35 per person. For reservations, call 602-955-7878.
SASSI -- SCOTTSDALE
Celebrate the most romantic day of the year at one of the Valley's most romantic restaurants. At $149* per couple, this Four Diamond's menu includes:
--Antipasti or caprese salad for two
--Risotto alla milanese or rigatoni alla norma
--Wood grilled beef tenderloin, baked stuffed lobster or chicken cacciatore
--Flourless chocolate cake and tiramisu
For reservations, call 480-502-9095.
QUIESSENCE -- PHOENIX
Quiessence is for lovers this Valentine's Day. At $79* per person, this menu offered February 13-15 includes:
--Two wash ranch chicken terrine and baby shrimp and crab salad
--Rainbow valley farmers cheese gnocchi and creamy French onion soup
--Surf and turf for two (grilled wild boar chops and seared scallops)
--Cinnamon raisin pain perdu and blood orange & mint salad with dark chocolate and white chocolate custards and pistachio biscotti
Vegetarian options are available upon request. For reservation, call 602-276-0601.
*Tax and gratuity not included.