Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Austin in Style 2021 Edition

Uchiko and Uchi Valentines Sweet Box
Uchiko Valentine’s Sweet Box photo courtesy of Say My Name PR
Here are the phenomenal Valentines specials at Uchiko and Uchiko:Limited Edition “Uchiko Valentine’s Day Sweet Box” ($70) created by Ariana Quant, the
Executive Pastry Chef of the Uchi restaurants. The collection of carefully curated sweets is the perfect gift to treat a loved one on this special day.

Each Uchiko Valentine’s Day Sweet Box 
includes the following:
Passion fruit Marshmallows
Pâte de fruit strawberry guava
Chocolate Nougat Currants, pistachio, cherry
Chocolate Bon Bon strawberry, ruby chocolate
Chocolate Bon Bon raspberry, feuilletine

Uchi and Uchiko Curbside Caviar Package ($120) Smoked trout roe and hybrid caviar
2 caviar spoons
Large section – chip/vessel
4 jars – 2 will be sauce, 2 will be yakumi
750ml Raventos Blanc de Blancs

Budding Romance Truffle Pairing with Delysia chocolatier
photo courtesy of Delysia and Big Thirst Marketing

Delysia Chocolatier is a one stop shop for all things sweet and romantic for Valentine’s Day. From their Goddess collection to their budding romance virtual wine chocolate pairings they have your special day covered. I have personally experienced their Sensual Ruby Red Chocolate truffles and they are not to be missed!

https://delysia.com/product-category/seasonal-chocolate/

Pre-order by February 11th, 2021.No substitutes will be available for the Caviar Box
Available while supplies last; Call (512) 916-4808 between hours 3:30PM-Close
Pickup will be available February 13th and 14th, 2021

Celebrate someone you love, your significant other, your kids, or your own self (because you\’re awesome) this Valentine’s Day with Rebel Cheese Fondue menu! Sweet and savory fondues ready for a special and indulgent evening! Order by Friday, February 12 Pick ups on February 13-14 Complete the experience by adding on a fondue pot & some wine if you\’d like! Pre-Order Here: https://www.toasttab.com/rebel-cheese/v3/?mode=fulfillment

The Peached Tortilla\’s Valentine\’s Day menu will be available for dine-in and curbside Friday, February 12th through Sunday, February 14th.3 COURSES FOR 55 | OPTIONAL WINE PAIRINGS FOR 29

MEAL OPTION 1
beef satay. peanut sauce.
malay short rib curry. coconut, lemongrass, jasmine rice, roti canai.
miso sticky toffee pudding. popcorn ice cream, whipped cream.

MEAL OPTION 2
fried chicken buns. miso aioli, pickled daikon carrot, cilantro.
chili crisp salmon. crispy skin, sesame soba noodles, chinese broccoli.
caramel tart. gochujang chocolate ganache, maldon salt.

MEAL OPTION 3 | VEGETARIAN
shiitake bun. miso aioli, pickled daikon carrot, cilantro.
malay vegetarian curry. sweet potato, chinese long bean, jasmine rice, roti canai.
miso sticky toffee pudding. popcorn ice cream, whipped cream.
Make your reservation HERE for The Peached Tortilla.

Bar Peached will feature a three course Valentine\’s Day menu for dine-in Friday, February 12th through Sunday, February 14th. We are only offering the menu for takeout on Valentine\’s Day.3 COURSES FOR 55 | OPTIONAL WINE PAIRINGS FOR 39

MEAL OPTION 1
crispy shrimp spring rolls. lemongrass chili sauce.
44 farms sirloin. yuzu bearnaise, peanut scallion smashed potatoes, sriracha maple carrots.
miso butterscotch bread pudding. peach ice cream, whipped cream, mint.

MEAL OPTION 2
sweet potato soup. dashi, miso scallion creme fraiche, sichuan chili oil, taiwanese crueller.
panko encrusted snapper. wasabi beurre blanc, sizzling soy vinaigrette, seared bok choy, jasmine rice.
an adult campfire. (korean bingsu – milky ice) chocolate ice cream, strawberry whipped cream, toasted grand marnier marshmallows, bee pollen.

MEAL OPTION 3 | VEGETARIAN
sweet potato soup. dashi, miso scallion creme fraiche, sichuan chili oil, taiwanese crueller.
misoyaki eggplant. seared bok choy, sizzling soy vinaigrette, yaki-udon.
miso butterscotch bread pudding. peach ice cream, whipped cream, mint.

Make your reservation HERE for Bar Peached.

Joi Austin
Image courtesy of @joiatx

Love, food, and cocktails…what more could we ask for? Join Joi this Valentine’s weekend to celebrate the gift of love. In addition to their core menus, they\’re offering chef-curated specials and a Valentine\’s cocktail. Reservations are available, walk-ins are accommodated.

https://www.joiatx.com/menus#menu=valentines

photo courtesy of Buddys Burger

Buddy’s Burger

Buddy’s Burger is offering a one-day-only special strawberry shake in honor of Valentine’s Day. You can snag one in dine-in or drive thru service!. Open daily 11 a.m. – 11 p.m

El Naranjo

For Valentine’s Day brunch on Sunday, El Naranjo will offer traditional French Toast served with maple syrup and fresh berries. They will also feature a special cava-based cocktail. Brunch is available for dine-in on Sunday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. as well as for takeout from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Güero’s Taco Bar

Love is in the air at Güero’s Taco Bar. For the month of February, the South Congress icon is featuring the Mi Amor cocktail – Tequila 512, Chambord, lime juice and cranberry.

 

Old Cuban Champagne Pouring.jpg
photo by Eric Medsker

 

The Roosevelt Room

For Valentine’s Day, The Roosevelt Room will offer complimentary bubbles for couples.

Vinaigrette

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Vinaigrette is featuring a special bake sale of Cherry Heart Pies. Homemade with love and perfect for shoring, each pie feeds two. Pies are available for preorder HERE. The cutoff for preorders is Thursday, February 11 at 3 pm. Pies will be available for pickup at Vinaigrette on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 (before 3 pm). Preordering early is highly recommended as these will likely fly off the shelves!

Vinder

Nothing says I love you quite like homemade treats. Shop Austin’s best Cottage Bakers on Vinder for your loved ones, all in one digital, neighbor made grocery store. Some highlights of current offerings include Valentine’s Day Cotton Candy Cake from Floofy’s Fluff, Valentine’s Day Cookie Kit from Little Kisses Bakery and Cherry Rugelach from Top Nosh Bakery. The Perfectly Imperfect Baking Co. is also offering a variety of festive cookie options including their Conversation Hearts Cookies or the Valentine’s Day Set which includes 12 mini hearts and three Conversation Hearts.

Yard Bar

Yard Bar will host Kissing Booth Portrait Sessions on Sunday, February 14, from 12-4 p.m. These sessions require a $35 donation, which benefits Love-A-Bull. Tickets include one digital photo file, one complimentary Bev wine or Ficks Seltzer, and a grab-bag of goodies including dog treats and toys from our partners. Yard Bar is also partnering with Merrick Pet Food for this sweet event, and there will be plenty of opportunities for your pup to try all of Merrick’s tasty treats on site! Tickets will be available for purchase via Tock in February; official date forthcoming.

 

Contigo Austin cocktails
photo courtesy of Contigo

Looking for a unique way to celebrate with your loved one? The Citywide Sugar High online sale now has even more for your Valentine. Some of Austin’s most acclaimed mixologists have partnered with the Austin Food & Wine Alliance (AFWA) to offer cocktail and snack combos perfect for a romantic dinner for two.

https://one.bidpal.net/citywidesugarhigh/welcome?mc_cid=3d9e5f24ec&mc_eid=49ccf2e8e9

andiamo vday
Andiamo photo by @sushigirl_atx

 

Andiamo Takeout & Dine-In Valentine’s Menus:
The Italian staple is offering a takeout Valentine’s menu and a dine-in option. Takeout options include a four-course brunch menu for pickup on Feb. 13 & Feb. 14, as well as a four-course dinner menu for pickup on Feb. 13 & Feb. 14.

Order Valentine’s to go brunch or dinner and view menu: https://www.exploretock.com/andiamoristorante
Reserve Valentine’s dine in table: https://www.exploretock.com/andiamoristorante
Photos, credit Shelby Sorrel: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0iqpeqh9w2dntr3/AAAK5kHjx7iHzO3t9qrxszSsa?dl=0

Chicken Salad Shoppe, photo by Velox Standard

Chicken Salad Shoppe’s Valentine’s Sixer:
Chicken Salad Shoppe is bringing back their famous Sixer for Valentine’s Day! A 6-pack of monster 1/2 lb stuffed cookies. Available for pickup and delivery. Includes Valentine’s decor and light up in box upon delivery.
Order Valentine’s Sixers online: https://www.chickensaladshoppe.com/order/

Old Thousand photo credit @sushigirl_atx

Old Thousand’s Valentine’s Hot Pot & Dinner for Two:
Valentine’s takeout options at Old Thousand include a “Horny For Hot Pot” multi-course dinner for two ($110) with choice of mala beef tallow broth or smoked vegetable umami broth, a variety of meats, vegetables, noodles, signature sides and desserts; and an Old Thousand Dinner for Two option ($75) is available for preorder and takeout and includes a variety of signature dishes such as Xiao Main noodles, General Tso’s, Smoked Pork Belly Char Siu, green beans, and cucumber salad. Available for pickup at both locations. “Free Adult Gift” included with both Hot Pot and Valentine\’s Dinner for Two (Refreshing Beverage). Hot Pot Table Top Cooking Vessel available for an additional $40.

Preorder by calling your nearest Old Thousand location
Preorder deadline for Hot Pot and Dinner for Two is February 11 at 5 pm, or while supplies last

Osome photo credit Rick Cortez Photography
Osome’s At-Home Omakase:
A romantic date night option, Osome’s at-home omakase features some of the best fish the world has to offer. Starting at $250 per person for 15-23 courses of nigiri, crudos, yakitori, and a seasonal dessert.
Book your omakase experience at www.osomeatx.com
Southside Flying Pizza’s $14 Heart-Shaped Pizzas:
Pizza is great, but showing your love in the form of a heart shaped pie is better. Southside Flying Pizza is offering heart-shaped 1-topping pizzas for $14 , for takeout and delivery, Feb 12 through Feb 14.

Order from your nearest Southside Flying Pizza location at www.southsideflyingpizza.com

Photo Courtesy of Taco Fuego
Taco Fuego “Eat Your Feelings” Valentine’s Day Pop Up at The Cavalier:
The bodacious pop up with nostalgic Taco Bell-inspired noshes is coming to The Cavalier with an “Eat Your Feelings” pop up on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. Taco Fuego is taking over The Cavalier from 6-9 pm. First come, first serve, order at the bar.
TLC Austin Photo by Velox Standard
TLC Austin’s Surf & Turf For Two To Go:
$250 per couple. Treat you and your boo to an amazing dinner including two 8oz tenderloin filets, two crab-stuff lobster halves, tarragon lemon butter, rosemary fingerling potatoes, asparagus, chocolate covered strawberries, and a bottle of Taittinger Brut Champagne.

To preorder: order online here

Treaty Oak Distilling’s Valentine’s weekend offerings. Details below:

 

Alice’s Restaurant Steak Dinner

Alice’s Restaurant at Treaty Oak Distilling will be hosting a special steak pairing dinner – complemented by Treaty Oak’s wines and whiskeys – from 5-9PM on both Friday (2/12) and Saturday (2/13). The menu will include choice Texas ribeyes from 44 Farms and long-stemmed, bourbon-chocolate-dipped strawberries. No reservations required.

 

Alice’s Restaurant Sunday Brunch

Alice’s Restaurant at Treaty Oak Distilling will also be hosting a special Valentine’s Sunday Brunch from 12-4PM on Sunday (2/14), including a three-course menu expertly paired with Waterloo Gin. The menu includes specialty options such as grilled quail knots finished with a blackberry ancho demi glaze, a 14oz durrack heritage pork tomahawk, lamb chops and housemade sopapillas. No reservations required.

photo courtesy of Olive & June

Olive & June 

Pre-Fixe Dinner for 2 Dine In & Takeout | $90 for 2 people

First Course:
Mixed Kale Salad – pickled strawberries, candied walnuts, herb goat cheese, white balsamic vinaigrette
Ravioli – herb ricotta, sun dried tomato, sage, parmesan Reggiano

Second Course (choice of):
Slow braised Texas Short Rib – truffle potato puree, foraged mushroom, grilled spring onion
Truffle butter chicken breast – Rosemary couscous, roasted broccoli, charred lemon
Vegetable side: crispy potatoes – herb butter, green onion, pecorino Romano

Third Course:
Triple chocolate mousse cake – raspberry, hibiscus, candied cocoa nib, pistachio

Pre-orders/to-go
Reservations

Photo Courtesy of Parkside

Parkside

​​Pre-Fixe Dinner for 2 | $70 per person

First Course: texas green leaf salad, valley citrus, walnut vinaigrette

Second Course (choice of):
Roasted half-rack of lamb, black winter truffle, baby arugula
Roasted red snapper, purple carrots, roasted potato, tomato, saffron
Family Style Side: roasted brussel sprouts, orange glaze, bread crumb

Dessert: triple chocolate mousse cake, raspberry, hibiscus, candied cocoa nib, pistachio
SUPPLEMENTAL APPETIZERS
Hamachi Crudo — strawberry, yuzu kosho, cashew
Crostini — gorgonzola, honey, caramelized shallot
Jamón Croquettes — aioli
Oyster Platter — dozen, chef’s choice

​OPTIONAL WINE BOTTLE PAIRING
hubert meyer brut rose, crémant d’alsace
chardonnay, 2018 freemark abbey, napa valley
red blend, 2018 michael david ‘lodi red’, lodi
cab sauv, 2016 frog’s leap, rutherford napa valley

Reservations

 
photo courtesy of Backspace

The Backspace on Anderson Ln. 

Valentine’s Specials Offered Feb. 12-14 for dine-in or to-go

Baked Atlantic Oysters (6ea) – artichoke soffritto, herbs, breadcrumb, pecorino ($16)
Tagliatelle – black truffle, meyer lemon, pecorino ($21)
Raspberry Chocolate Mousse Cake ($9)

Online orders
Reservations

Get a room, you two.“Room for Dessert?!” That’s what your sweetheart will hear from the waiter as he presents a key to the W Hotel for the night. Talk about scoring!

This Valentine’s Day surprise your sexy someone with the ultimate Valentine’s day. After a decadent 4-course meal on the W Hotel terrace, your date will be ready for romance when dessert arrives with a room key. Sweep them off their feet and head up to your luxurious guest room where the champagne will be waiting for your Do Not Disturb celebration.

W Austin Terrace
  • W Austin Terrace
  • February 12- 14, two seatings at 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm
  • Love at First Bite: 4 Course Pre-Fixe Dinner on outdoor terrace with live music, candle lit bistro seating, and spectacular downtown views
  • $85 dinner with $35 wine pairings

Reservation link

  • “Room for Dessert” add on
  • Surprise your date with room keys to be presented with dessert. Exclusive room rate includes a bottle of bubbles & must be booked in advance.

Reservation link

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