Written By Cynthia Annett-Hynes Edibles / Holidays Apr 21, 2011 Valentine’s Dining for Budgets Large(ish) and Small SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestIf you’re wondering where to take your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day, here are a few tasty—and wallet-friendly—options that will—hopefully—lead to late evening pleasures of a more flagrant nature.North Main’s Campagnolo Restaurant is offering a four-course Valentine’s menu February 12-14 for $50 per person. The restaurant normally does not take reservations, but will be reversing its policy for one day only, on Monday, February 14. Menu options include burrata with house-cured ham, potato gnocchi with sage butter, poached steelhead trout with fried cauliflower, Polderside chicken with mascarpone polenta and king oyster mushrooms, mignardise and a chocolate and passion fruit platter for two.Kitsilano’s DB Bistro Moderne is offering a five-course Valentine’s menu February 13-14 for $70 per person. Menu includes canapés, roasted chicken consommé, butternut squash risotto, a seafood platter for two that includes lobster, crab, mussels, prawns and clams, and a chocolate parfait.Adesso Bistro in the West End is offering a three-course Valentine’s menu February 11-14 for $45 per person. Menu options include albacore tuna carpaccio, braised duck leg and ragu with pappardelle, seared scallops with Prosecco butter, pea and mint risotto, roasted pork tenderloin with in-house smoked bacon, chestnuts and Brussels sprouts, and crips pastry shells with chocolate ricotta and chestnut cream.Yaletown’s 100 Days at Opus Hotel is offering a three-course menu for $35 per person. Menu options include tuna tartare in chilled avocado soup, shucked Kushi oysters, Brome Lake duck breast with braised red cabbage, chocolate ganache torte and honey-yogurt panna cotta with rosewater and candied rose petals.Main Street’s Cafeteria will be taking reservations on February 14 only for their Valentine’s menu, which includes wagyu beef tataki in spicy ponzu sauce with sesame spinach and shiitake, fillets of sole stuffed with smoked salmon and spot prawns, and peanut butter pie with banana sauce. $47.50 per person.Pied-a-Terre on Cambie is offering a $59 four-course menu that includes canapés for two, foie gras parfait with sour cherry preserves and brioche, duo of beef shortrib and tenderloin with braised vegetables and pommes Anna, and pain perdu with vanilla ice cream and maple caramel.For the ultimate chocolates-roses-dinner combo, Le Gavroche is once again offering their famous five-course Valentine’s menu for $85 per person ($135 with wine pairings). In addition to the food, the menu includes a glass of champagne on arrival, and roses and chocolates for the ladies. Menu options include lobster pave, brie cheese filo with garlic cream sauce, Portobello crab terrine with caper beurre blanc, lobster bisque, Dijon-crusted lamb rack with minted gnocchi, free-range chicken confit with parsnip, raspberry cheesecake and chocolate panna cotta.And if oysters and champagne are more your thing, Oyster Seafood and Raw Bar is offering two glasses of Piper Heidsieck champagne along with a half dozen oysters for $30 on Valentine’s Day.Happy dining and much love!GiftsHolidaysValentines SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Cynthia Annett-Hynes ... Read More You may also like Food / Recipes October 25, 2021 Sopa Paella Try the iconic Valencian dish as a hearty fall soup brimming with seafood and chorizo. We were going through a heat wave in Victoria when I ... Read More Food / Recipes October 25, 2021 It’s a Pancake Day! That crisp edge in the fall air stirs up a craving for comfort that sometimes only a stack of hot pancakes can deliver. So get your cast-iron pan ... Read More Breads / Food / How to Cook / Recipes July 13, 2021 Rosemary and Feta Potato Loaf A delicious homemade bread is always a welcome treat that can really set the mood for a good day. This is an approachable recipe to bring to holiday ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News January 28, 2021 CITY EATS February | March 2021 If you haven’t yet taken advantage of Victoria’s free local delivery program, Downtown Delivers, you have until February 15 to try it ... Read More Food News / Pantry / Review January 28, 2021 Some Like It Hot — A Hot Sauce Tasting Party A Hot Sauce Tasting Party Gillie Easdon gathered 15 local, house-made hot sauces and four brave souls to taste-test them. It was a mid-October, late ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News December 7, 2020 EAT’s 2020 Gift Guide EAT’s 2020 Gift Guide. Not just for the holidays! Bolen Books Flavor by Yotam Ottolenghi ($45.00) Cat’s Meow Trivet ($6.95) Book Seat ... Read More Comments are closed.