Happy Valentine’s Day! A celebratory day made for anyone and everyone to share in the love you have for the most important people in your life! Whether you spend this day with your family, significant other, best friend or your furry pup, February 14th gives us all a reason to celebrate.
We are here to share with you Orange County’s special hot spots and ideas this Valentine’s Day. Whether that means a romantic dinner for two, “heart-felt” sweets or a breadstick bouquet, you are sure to delight your sweetheart. Area chef’s and restaurants and restaurants are pulling out all the stops with pre-fixed menus, specialty cocktails and tasty desserts. From upscale to relaxed, the OC has some standouts you will not want to miss.
#1 Back Bay Bistro | 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach
Dine with elegance on the picturesque waterfront with a gourmet, four-course feast, courtesy of Executive Chef Daniel Jimenez. With many entree options to choose from roasted chicken to king salmon this dining experience is sure to impress.
#2 Eureka! | 7631 Edinger Ave, Huntington Beach
Through Sunday, February 16th, the all-American restaurant will serve a special “Love Potion” cocktail with a fruity twist. You can even try making your own “Love Potion” at home! The perfect addition to your romantic dinner for two or a girls’ Galentines Here are the ingredients:
Made with gin, grapefruit juice, lemon juice simple syrup, lavender iced tea, Grand Poppy Liqueur, rose water bitters, lemon bitters, rimmed with rose sugar and garnished with a cosmo flower.
#3 Gelson’s Market | 5521 Alton Parkway, Irvine
Add some romance to your evening spent in with hand-dipped chocolate strawberries, long-stemmed roses and a personal “Surf n Turf” menu. Gelson’s has you covered and is the perfect one-stop-shop for any last minute Valentine’s Day needs!
#4 Texas De Brazil | 13772 Jamboree Road, Irvine
Last, but certainly not lease, dessert! The entire month of February, Texas De Brazil is offering a sweet indulgent treat. The traditional Brazilian-style restaurant will serve a Red Velvet Fusion Cake featuring a layer of creamy white chocolate cheesecake batter baked on top of a moist red velvet cake with sweet chocolate chips, cream cheese icing and a drizzle of chocolate ganache. This is a sweet treat you will not want to miss…