Kick off a romantic evening on Baltaire’s twinkling terrace.
5 Places to Celebrate Valentine’s Day
By Betty Ann Graham
Photo by Kristin Teig
Wine and dine the night away at one of these romantic eateries this Valentine’s Day.
Baltaire Celebrate love at this Brentwood hot spot where Champagne and cheese carts get the party started in style. The latest menu additions, including wild burgundy escargot with herb butter and a toasted baguette ($19) and a wide array of delicate seafood, ensure your date will leave impressed. Word to the wise: Don’t miss the lobster thermidor topped with mushrooms, brandy and parmesan cheese ($55). Bon appétit! 11647 San Vicente Blvd., L.A., 424.273.1660
Senia: The Most Talked About Restaurant in Hawai'i
By Nuy Cho
Photo by Olivier Koning
Arguably one of the hottest restaurant openings in all of America, Senia, which opened last month has been one piping hot topic, and continues to be as the resto is receiving rave reviews. Don't be left out: Make this your next dinner date.
Great Britain and Hawai'i meet at what is probably one of the islands' biggest restaurant openings ever. Island chef Chris Kajioka and English toque Anthony Rush met in New York City in 2007. Nine years later, they opened the door on their Resional American cuisine venture, which has a chef's counter complete with a tasting menu. Notable dishes are the Pastrami Shortrib ($110), Chicken Liver Mousse ($7) and Hot-Smoked King Salmon ($19). N. King St., Chinatown, 808.200.5412, restaurantsenia.com
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