Love is in the air

I’ve always been a bit of a romantic and thus, I can’t help but love Valentine’s Day. I love to spoil (and be spoiled) and I’ve got a few ideas for you and your sweetie.

You could start with some relaxation time at Riverstone Spa, where they’re offering couples massages and romantic getaway weekends.

East India Company is hosting a 26 course buffet  with 7 salads, 7 desserts, chutneys, pickles and papadoms for $21.95 per person. It’s the biggest buffet they’ve ever put on and will start Friday and go until Monday night.  349 York Avenue, 947-3097

Check out The Keg for cozy comfort food guaranteed to keep you and your loved one warm. 115 Garry Street, 942-7619

When you book for 5pm and 5:30pm at Lobby on York, you and your sweetheart will receive a complimentary flute of bubbles. When you book at 8:30pm and 9pm, you get one dessert to share on the house! 295 York Avenue, 896-7275

Dessert Sinsations Cafe, 505 St. Mary Avenue, 284-4661
Valentine’s Day Menu, $55 per person
First Course: fresh baked assorted grain breads served with caramelized onions and herbed butters
Second Course: tart apple, walnut and citrus Bavarian & fresh field greens salad with feta or soup of the day
Entrée Course: filet mignon steak & fresh Atlantic lobster tail served with clarified butter, rosemary infused garden baby potatoes and winter root vegetables (shell fish allergies: substitute lobster with grilled chicken served with mojito salsa
Vegetarian Option: fresh spinach, marinated artichokes with herb infused feta and chevre cheese, wrapped in classic Greek pastry, and served with lemon risotto and winter root vegetables
Dessert Course: “Aphrodite’s Chocolate Ecstasy” sensual, rich, dark chocolate cake with chocolate glaze and double Callebaut chocolate crème de cacao mousse drenched in very berry coulis

Pony Corral, 444 St. Mary Avenue, 942-4414
Valentine’s Features
Feature Cocktail PINK LADY $5.99 Appetizers: CALAMARI $10.99, SAUTEED MUSHROOMS $9.99, CHICKEN LIVERS $9.99
Dinner Selection: CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF 12 oz NEW YORK STRIPLOIN & SHRIMP $34.99, COMBO SEAFOOD SUPREME $32.99 Lightly seasoned pickerel, grilled skewer of shrimp & calamari
Dinner Includes Soup Of The Day, Caesar Salad or Greek Salad Choice of Lemon Roasted Potato, French Fries or Rice Pilaf Vegetable Of The Day
Dessert for Two: Heart Shaped Chocolate Cake Topped With Raspberry Filling $10.99

Beachcombers, The Forks Market, 948-0200
Valentine’s Day Special All Inclusive Menu $29.95

The Velvet Glove, Fairmont Winnipeg, 985-6255
Valentines Day Menu (Feb 11-14), $55 per person
SOUP OR SALAD: VELVET GLOVE CREAM OF WILD MUSHROOM Or “NEVA HYDROPONICS” ARUGULA SALAD Baby Spinach, Fresh Strawberries, Poppy Seed Vinaigrette
INTERMEZZO: PINK GRAPEFRUIT SORBET Champagne & Fresh Basil
ENTREE: GRILLED STERLING SILVER FILET Wild Mushroom Ragout, Pomme Pont Neuf Or WEST COAST SABLE FISH Braised Spinach, Crushed Fingerling Potatoes, Tapanade Butter with Tomato-Saffon Jus Or PANKO-CRUSTED STUFFED BREAST OF CHICKEN Gorgonzola Cheese, Fig Jam, Fingerling Potatoes, Seasonal
DESSERT: VELVET GLOVE CHEESECAKE Raspberry Puree, Seasonal Berries Or DARK CHOCOLATE & GRAND MARNIER TORTE Black Cherry Gelato
FINALE: TUXEDO STRAWBERRIES

The following is available at The Chocolate Shop!

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