Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 1/25/21
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at TWO urban licks:
Friends and lovers are invited to indulge in a special three-course meal this Valentine’s Day, February 14th, at Dantanna’s in Buckhead. Whether lovebirds are getting cozy by the fire at home or dining in, guests can choose from a salad, entree, and dessert made with love by Executive Chef Brand Parker. Salad options include a choice of a wedge, Caesar, or strawberry-spinach with a raspberry vinaigrette. Split an entree of Surf & Turf for $149, Cioppino with fresh fish, shrimp, king crab, and lobster for $99, Rosemary Chicken or Pepper Salmon for $69. Finish the night on a sweet note with a choice of Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding, decadent Chocolate Bourbon Pie, or Passionfruit Creme Brule. Guests can pair this special menu with pink bubbles, a Gruet “Sauvage Rose” for $50, or choose from Dantanna’s extensive wine, cocktail, and beer list. Dantanna’s is located at the Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Dr. Suite 304, Atlanta, GA 30326. For more information or to make a reservation visit ww.dantannas.com or call 404-760-8873.
For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.stkhouse.com or call 404-793-0144. STK Atlanta is located at 1075 Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta on the corner of Peachtree and 12th Streets in the 12th & Midtown development.
Fri., Feb. 12 & Sat., Feb 13 – Valentine’s Weekend Four-Course Menu at Baffi, Available for To-Go & In-Restaurant Dining
To celebrate the holiday, Baffi is offering a special, four-course prix fixe menu in addition to their regular menu for takeout and in-restaurant dining on February 12 and 13! The menu here welcomes parties of two to share a Burst Tomato Pizza with burrata and basil, plus their famed JW Kale Salad and Roasted Oysters. Each guest will select an entree – Mushroom and Lemon Conserva Gnocchi with herbs and parmesan, JW Chicken with rosemary potatoes and salsa verde, Cast Iron Trout with braised collards and meyer lemon vinaigrette or Wood Grilled Hanger Steak with romesco, charred carrots and broccoli – before splitting Pistachio Cake featuring lemon curd and pistachio buttercream for dessert. The menu is $55 per person, and three wine pairings are available for in-restaurant guests for $35 each. Reservations can be booked here, and all to-go orders must be placed by emailing email@example.com with menu selections, dietary restrictions, preferred pick-up time/date and a phone number by noon on Thursday, February 11.
HAMPTON + HUDSON
Sat., Feb. 13 – Hampton + Hudson’s Galentine’s Day Brunch & To-Go Packages
Hampton + Hudson’s annual Galentine’s Day brunch is back for another year! To celebrate the occasion, they will be offering Galentine’s To-Go Packages for groups of two ($85) or four ($160), including Hogwash Rosé Cans (still or sparkling), Pink Grapefruit Cocktails, pink Sublime Doughnuts, pink champagne flutes, “Never Have I Ever: Girls Edition” game and a Galentine limited print. Orders must be placed on the restaurant’s website here by February 10 at 2pm, and pickup will be on Friday, February 12.
H+H will also host Galentine’s Day brunch from 10am-2:30pm at the restaurant with COVID-19 health and safety protocols here in place. Guests can enjoy a Red Velvet Waffle special, plus bellini, champagne and rose specials, including a Godiva Chocolate and Galentine’s limited edition print while supplies last. Sublime Doughnuts and the restaurant’s regular brunch menu will also be available.
Now Available for Pre-Order – BOCADO’s Valentine’s Day Special To-Go
For $35 per person, BOCADO is offering a Valentine’s Day pick-up special that includes Kale Salad with pecans, flax seed, parmesan and buttermilk dressing, Culotte steak, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Local Shiitake and Oyster Mushrooms, Salsa Verde, Wood-Fired Bread with finishing oil and a Dark Chocolate Pot de Creme for dessert. A bottle of Prosecco can be added for $23. Orders must be placed over the phone (404-815-1399) by Friday, February 12, with curbside pick-up from noon-4pm on Sunday, February 14.
Now Available for Pre-Order – Lazy Betty Valentine’s Day Chocolate Boxes
Lazy Betty is offering boxes of handcrafted, gourmet chocolates for purchase this Valentine’s Day! Available for $25 each, the chocolate boxes include six dark chocolates with various fillings, including Raspberry Rose Water, Strawberry Guava, Salted Caramel Hazelnut, Lemon Honey Chamomile, Vanilla Chai and Peach Bourbon. Orders can be placed here, and pickup will be available the week of Valentine’s Day (February 10-14) from 1-6pm at the restaurant. There is a two-day lead time on orders; boxes ordered for February 14 pickup must be placed by February 12.
Wed., Feb. 10 – Sun., Feb. 14 – Lazy Betty Five-Course Valentine’s Day To-Go Menu
Chefs Ron Hsu and Aaron Phillips are crafting a new five-course menu for Valentine’s celebrations at home, and guests can add supplements to make the meal extra special – think caviar and a bottle of wine or bubbly. Available February 10-14 for $95 per person, to-go meals will be available for pre-order beginning late January through Valentine’s Day here.
Wed., Feb. 10 – Sun., Feb. 14 – Lazy Betty’s Special Valentine’s Week Tasting Menus
The Candler Park restaurant is offering special seven- and 10-course menus featuring new dishes to celebrate Valentine’s Day all week long. Reservations are available here, and the seven-course menu is $175/person and the 10-course is $225/per person. Wine pairings will also be available.
Sun., Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Dinner at The Southern Gentleman
The restaurant will be serving a specially curated and luxurious a la carte menu in addition to wine and whiskey flight pairings. Make a reservation here.
Fri., Feb. 12 – Sun., Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Dinner at Gypsy Kitchen
Transport to Spain this Valentine’s Day with a specially curated a la carte menu including menu favorites and chef features, innovative cocktails and a romantic setting. Reserve a spot here.
Fri., Feb. 12 – Sun., Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Dinner at Le Bilboquet (In-Restaurant & To-Go)
All weekend long, Le Bilboquet will serve a special prix fixe dinner menu with three courses, including a selection of appetizers, entrees and festive desserts. A curated wine pairing will also be available, and specialty cocktails will be flowing. Make sure to make a reservation early by calling 404-869-9944, as seating is limited. A condensed version of the menu will be available for takeout on bilbotogo.com.
Available Feb. 1-28 – Valentine’s Day Cupcakes from Georgetown Cupcake
Georgetown Cupcake at Buckhead Village is offering three different Valentine’s Day dozens for pre-order with contactless store pick-up, local Atlanta delivery and nationwide overnight shipping available. Cupcakes are available for online order at georgetowncupcake.com, and the Valentine’s-inspired dozens include:
The Valentine’s Heart Dozen ($41) – Strawberry Lava Fudge, Strawberry Cheesecake with a graham cracker crust, Peanut Butter Fudge and more packaged in a limited edition Georgetown Cupcake pink heart gift box.
The Valentine’s Dozen ($36) – Lava Fudge, Vanilla and Baby Pink Buttercream, Raspberry Chocolate Chip, ‘Cupid’ Salted Caramel and more.
The Rose Gold & Ruby Chocolate Dozen ($36) – Chocolate and Baby Pink Vanilla Buttercream cupcakes covered in clear and gold sanding sugar and decorated with ‘love’ embossed gold fondant medallions, Chocolate Squared cupcakes decorated with gold and pink fondant hearts, and more.
PONCE CITY MARKET
Saint-Germain French Bakery is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a selection of baked goods and chocolates! Their lineup includes Raspberry and Chocolate Heart-shaped Mousse Cake ($6.25), heart-shaped boxes of 25 hand-crafted Artisan Chocolates (starting at $35.95) and boxes of 18 gluten-free Macarons (starting at $30.95). They will also offer ‘I love you’ specialty cakes available for pre-order by phone (470-823-4141) or Instagram DM. Valentine’s Day cakes must be ordered by the end of the day on February 10, and customers can choose layer flavor, including vanilla cream, champagne sponge cake, chocolate biscuit, black valrhona chocolate mousse or white chocolate mousse ($65 with silver inscription). All items are available in-store, for pre-order and curbside pick-up.
Available Sun., Feb. 14 – “Over the Top Shake for Two” Available at Honeysuckle Gelato
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Honeysuckle Gelato’s “Over the Top Shake for Two.” Customers can select their gelato flavor for the shake, then it’s topped with whipped cream and two mini glazed Revolution Doughnuts. This special is good while supplies last only on Valentine’s Day.
Available Sun., Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Grams for Children & Red at Hop’s Chicken
Similar to the grams with candy that children used to get from their classmates in school, Hop’s Chicken will be handing out grams to children only on Valentine’s Day! Each one can be cashed in for a special milkshake the next time the guest visits Hop’s.
Perennial Properties’ New Luxury Residence
Hosts Private Stay-at-Home Valentine’s Day Celebration
In collaboration with Google Fiber and ATL Collective, a complimentary, livestream music event featuring performerBrenda Nicole Moorer is available to the public
What In an effort to bring its residents and the general public something special amid COVID-19, Perennial Properties has teamed up with Google Fiber and ATL Collective to host a private concert series called “Digs with Gigs.” These events will occur outdoors at various residential properties across the city featuring Atlanta artist performances via complimentary livestream and social distanced resident-only experiences.
The general public can RSVP to tune into the music portion of Digs with Gigs via Eventbrite.
The first resident-only portion of the 2021 event, is a special Valentine’s Day edition on February 14, at the new luxury residence ARYA Peachtree, built and opened by Perennial Properties in December 2020. The livestream music performance by Brenda Nicole Moorer, will take place outside against the backdrop of Midtown Atlanta, under the 20 foot high, terrace ceiling complete with a permanent, digital art piece by artist Danielle Roney titled ECHO that can also be seen from bustling Peachtree Street below.
Local Atlanta chef Nick Leahy of Nick’s Westside, will offer his Valentine’s To-Go menu. Complimentary chocolate covered strawberries will be offered to residents of Arya only.
Hand-crafted cocktail kits will be provided by bartender extraordinaire, Mercedes O’Brien, who kicked off SippN at Home due to the Covid-19 pandemic. She will feature The Arya Love Boat cocktail for residents that mixes perfectly at their new home with gin, vodka, or white rum.
- @BrendaNicoleMoorer Brenda Nicole Moorer is a vocalist, songwriter, composer, and actor known for her distinctive vocal quality and genre-bending jazz. Since making her debut with the 2011 album “Songbird,” she has experimented with musical boundaries, exploring everything from jazz to traditional folk, striving for authentic voice and expression in a melting pot of sound. In her latest musical endeavor, a collaborative concept jazz record entitled MARROW, the Atlanta based artist dreams up a sound fusion of eclectic melodies and piano, with elements of jazz, folk, and chamber.
- @Nick’sWestsideATL Chef Nick Leahy is the Partner and Executive Chef behind Nick’s Westside Neighborhood and Bar and Chicken Out, the new chef-inspired, delivery-only chicken concept in Atlanta. Chef Leahy was lauded for his ability to create inventive, globally-influenced, and locally-sourced cuisine throughout his culinary career. At Nick’s Westside, Chef Leahy has created a more approachable menu that highlights Georgia’s small producers and features fresh, sustainably-sourced ingredients.
- @SippNatHome – SippN at Home is a cocktail fueled business specializing in at-home cocktail kits, virtual classes, online happy hours, and private event catering. Created by Mercedes O’Brien, Atlanta Magazine’s Best Bartender of 2019 and former bar manager for Kevin Gillespie’s Cold Beer and Gunshow, SippN at Home brings all the supporting ingredients and knowledge of craft cocktail design into your home.
When Sunday, February 14, 20215:00 pm
RSVP The music performance is open to the public via complimentary livestream.Click to RSVP Eventbrite
Where ARYA Peachtree1777 Peachtree Street NEAtlanta, GA 30309@AryaPeachtree
It’s never too early to start planning for Valentine’s Day, and while this year might be different than most, that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be delicious. Whether people are looking to stay in for the night or want to plan ahead for a safe night out, Varuni Napoli has just the option for them.
Thinking of staying in?:
- Varuni Napoli is offering their popular at-home pizza kit – complete with all ingredients needed to make four Margherita pies. Anyone who reserves a kit for Valentine’s weekend (2/12-2/14) will be entered to win a free black truffle to get creative in the kitchen and step up their kitchen game.
Looking for a safe night out of the house?:
- The Neapolitan spot is featuring two Valentine’s themed cocktails at their Midtown location
- The Rossini: a light and refreshing cocktail made with crisp Prosecco and a touch of homemade strawberry purée.
- The Passione Fragola: inspired by a chocolate-covered strawberry and made with strawberry purée, vodka, whipped cream, and chocolate syrup.
- Please note, masks and temperature checks are required.
And as always, Varuni is offering their popular heart shaped pies upon request!
Sat., Feb. 13, noon-5pm – South Main Kitchen’s Valentine’s Day Sidewalk Bake Sale
Swing by the sidewalk in front of South Main Kitchen on Saturday, February 13 to buy Valentine’s Day-themed sweet treats from Maven Restaurant Group’s Pastry Chef Elise Vitale. The selection of treats will include Heart Shaped Cookies, Small Chocolate Cakes, Chocolate Bourbon Truffles and Ruby Chocolate Tarts. Call the restaurant to pre-order: (678) 691-4622.
Sun., Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner Menu at Delbar
This Valentine’s Day, Delbar will be offering a special prix fixe menu priced at $79 per guest. The four-course menu selected by Chef Tayfun Abusksa will serve a choice of one starter, salad, meat with a side and dessert to end the evening. Please see here to view the full menu. In the wake of Covid-19 Delbar has several safety measures in place such as table distancing, masks for guests unless seated at a table.
Sun., Feb. 14, noon-9pm – Yebo Ski Haus Offering Special Prix Fixe Menu
Normally closed on Sundays, Yebo will open from noon-9pm and serve a special four-course prix fixe menu featuring an appetizer, soup or salad, entree and dessert, available for takeout or dine-in. The special menu features favorites from the regular menu plus new dishes like Filet Oscar with crabmeat, asparagus and bearnaise and Chilean Sea Bass with leeks, fingerling potatoes, cherry tomatoes, chanterelle mushrooms and red wine beurre blanc. From noon to 5pm, guests can order from the full menu or the prix fixe. After 5pm, only the prix fixe menu will be available. Wine will be offered to-go by the bottle. To-go orders must be placed over the phone (404-228-8024) and can be made that day or leading up to the 14th. Curbside pick-up will be available by calling the restaurant upon arrival. Please see hi-res photos here.