There’s no shortage of restaurants in Park Slope, but they are sure to be packed for Valentine’s Day.
Be sure to take Cupid’s arrow in your own hands and get a reservation at one of the four restaurants below. Choose between grilled prime NY strip steak for two, homemade taglietelle with rapini, or grilled rib eye barbeque with pulled oxtail on the below prix fixe menus.
Stone Park Café, is offering a $70 prix fixe with three courses.
For starters, they are offering Jumbo Hawaiian Blue Prawn with lobster risotto and black trumpet mushrooms; Charcuterie with Spanish chorizo, speck ham, San Daniele prosciutto and pickled vegetables; Foie Gras Terrine with pear balsamic jam and brioche toast; Pan Seared Diver Scallops.
For dinner, they are offering Long Island Duck Breast with duck pastrami hash, baby spinach; Pan Roasted Red Snapper with cauliflower puree, haricots verte, artichoke beurre rouge; Australian Rack of Lamb with Maytag blue cheese gnocchi, local kale, red wine reduction; Grilled Swordfish with Carolina white grit cake, red chard, Spanish chorizo, saffron cumin broth; and a Grilled Prime NY Strip Steak for two with rosemary potato rosti, creamed spinach and buttermilk onion rings.
For dessert, they are offering Tiramisu, Hazelnut Chocolate Torte, or Lemon Pudding Cake.
Benchmark Restaurant’s executive chef Ryan Jaronik, has curated a special four-course prix fixe menu for lovebirds. The night goes for $75 per guest or $115 per guest with wine parings.
The first course, you can choose seared Maine Diver Scallops with wild mushroom hash and smoked tomato nage; Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras with Pain Perdu, bitter chocolate and pickled cherries; Crispy Pork Cheek Torchon with peppered pineapple, mache, habanero and pineapple reduction.
The second course offers Oxtail Stew with braised faro and crème fraiche; Shaved Fennel Salad; Warm Maine Lobster Salad.
The third course offers Seared Wild Striped Bass; Broiled Grass-fed Filet with truffled potato puree and asparagus with sauce au Poivre; Seared Duck Breast with leg confit crepe and a cranberry coconut sauce; or Homemade Taglietelle with rapini, oven roasted tomatoes, pecorino and hazelnut crumbs.
For dessert, Benchmark is offering Chocolate Delice; Meyer Lemon Meringue Pie; Grapefruit Honey Cheesecake; or Spiced Orange Yogurt Cake.
Thistle Hill Tavern, which now boasts Dale Talde as chef, has whipped up a unique Valentine’s Day menu. But, don’t let the casual bar scene make you think the dinner won’t be anything but extraordinary.
Dale’s three-course dinner goes for $55 per person.
First Course is a choice between Egg Yolk Ravioli with crispy chicken skin, parmesan-smoked chicken jus; Smoked Jonah Crab Bisque with pickled apple, old bay, crab maki; Salad of Parsnips and Carrots; or Lamb Meatballs with house made pita, white and hot sauce.
The second course boasts Grilled Rib Eye Barbeque with pulled oxtail, grits; Lacquered Duck with Foie Gras-fried rice; Wild Striped Bass with mushrooms, radish, brown butter mushroom broth; Pappardelle Winter Vegetable Ragu.
For dessert Dale has made a Sundae for two; Fried Apple Pie with buttered cider, cinnamon ice cream; Chocolate Cake with chocolate sorbet, peanut butter frosting.
Applewood, Park Slope’s farm-to-table restaurant who actually bought the farm, will feature a six-course tasting menu for $195 per couple, or $245 per couple with wine parings. The entire restaurant will be entirely lit by candlelight, which will surely put you in the mood.
A vegetarian tasting menu will also be available, so make sure to let them know about any dietary restrictions/food allergies. Unfortunately, they did not reveal the menu yet, but you can trust them.
Where are you going for Valentine’s Day? Let us know your plans!