The first Valentine’s Day Max and I celebrated as a married couple (in 2012) was memorable for all the wrong reasons. I’d hoped we’d get a reservation at a nice restaurant, maybe get a little gussied up, and talk about how much we loved each other.
Instead, we worked opposite shifts. I came home to an empty apartment and a text that said, “can you come turn my car off?” He’d absentmindedly left his car running in the parking lot of the restaurant he was working in for over five hours at that point with the keys locked inside. I battled Austin, Texas rush hour traffic for over an hour just to turn the car off. He didn’t even have a chance to step off the line to say hi!
We’re thrilled to present a seven course tasting menu for all the lovebirds choosing to celebrate Valentine’s Day with us this year, and hope it’s much more enjoyable for all our couples dining with us. And if you see Max, as him if he’s turned the car off.
fried brioche european oyster, malt vinegar mayonnaise
aged beef tartare,* purple shiso, black truffle, cloudburst pilsner
fermented blood orange and chicory, whipped ricotta, walnut butter
sea scallop with coppa crust, celeriac, green apple, egg yolk jam, coriander cultured cream
hibiscus sorbet, fresh red rose ice
poached duck, potato rosti, fennel, grilled duck heart, madeira
calamansi tartlet, white chocolate curd, candied oregon filbert
dark chocolate and kahlua kisses, edible silver
$150 per person, advance ticket required.
With notice, we will be able to honor dietary restrictions.
Wine pairing, a la carte beverages, and florals additional.