Love is in the air in DowntownDC. If you’re seeking the perfect meal to celebrate with your significant other or to woo a new crush, or if a fun night out with friends is what you desire, there’s plenty coming up this Valentine’s Day.
Alhambra has a decadent four-course dinner with dishes such as black truffle tagliatelle and wagyu beef rib-eye steak au poivre. Romantic, semi-private booths with roses, candles, balloons, and a bottle of Champagne are available for $395 per couple. (To reserve a booth, call 202-509-8000.)
In celebration of love, Chef Alain Allegretti has created a special five-course sharing menu. Guests can enjoy dishes such as citrus lamb arancini, steak shashlik and herbs, spicy butter-roasted prawns, and pan-seared scallops.
A three-course meal starts with herb-marinated olives and a cheese and charcuterie plate before favorites such as garlic butter shrimp or fried chicken and a final plate of chocolate-covered strawberries. An optional wine pairing is available ($45 per person).
Modena has a four-course tasting menu with plenty to choose from, including smoked hamachi crudo, wood-grilled octopus, roasted New Zealand king salmon, spice-crusted duck breast, and amaro crème brûlée.
Executive Chef Kevin Lalli will prepare a three-course dinner designed to bring out the romance in all who dine the French way this V-Day. The meal will begin with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine, and DJ David Dupree will play French love songs throughout the evening.
In addition to the regular menu, Truluck’s will have Valentine’s Day specials: From Friday, February 10, to Tuesday, February 14, indulge in the king crab ravioli, and for the full month of February you can try the chocolate-strawberry cake and the “Tru Love” cocktail.
It’s the season of chocolate, and now is the time for you and your friends and loved ones to learn how to make chocolate truffles. Chef William Ham will lead the class, where you’ll learn the craft and enjoy some sparkling wine.
Hear the best love songs by the Beatles in the 10th year of this Valentine’s week concert. The District’s vocal talents take on the Fab Four’s catalog of songs celebrating love in its many splendors and guises.
Renowned for her star turn as Elphaba in Wicked, both on Broadway and in the hit musical’s national touring company, vocalist Jessica Vosk brings a taste of the Great White Way in this fun-filled Valentine’s Day show, her D.C. debut.