PDX Valentine’s Day Dinners

250 NW 13th Ave.
Transport couples from the big city will love dining at Bluehour this Valentine’s Day. Executive Chef, Kyo Koo, brings his knowledge from around the globe to dinner each night at Bluehour and will make Valentine’s Day spectacular with a prix fixe menu from $75 per person.

Canapes for the table
Salmon Caviar sesame blini, crème fraiche
Pate of Foie Gras preserved bing cherries, Steven Smith matcha
Chilled Wild Prawn Bluehour “cocktail” sauce

First Course
Choose from
Celery Root Salad Dungeness crab, vanilla, carrot, nasturtium
Weathervane Scallop Crudo grapefruit, horseradish, pickled shallots, tamari reduction
Wild Mushroom Veloute chicken liver mousse, butter fried brioche

Second Course
Choose from
Creamy Haiga Rice “Risotto” pine nuts, scallions, quail egg yolk
Hand Cut Egg Noodles curried pork belly ragu, ginger, savoy cabbage

Third Course
Choose from
Quinault Steelhead manila clams, charred kale, sunchokes
Smoked Duck Breast dates, wild rice, oyster mushrooms
Slow Roasted Beef Shortribs marble potatoes, carrot confit, pickled chilies

Choose from
Meyer Lemon Frozen Soufflé with fresh ginger cake and brown sugar meringue
Chocolate & Cashew Profiteroles with white chocolate gelato and bittersweet chocolate
Patisserie Plate with assorted chocolates and petit fours

Bowery Bagels
310 NW Broadway
The Brangelina’s of Portland can squeeze in time to share a delicious and energizing Valentine’s Day meal at Bowery Bagels. Choose a bagel and schmear, grab a delicious cup of coffee, and gather with your significant other for a fun alternative to Valentine’s Day brunch. Or to spice things up, try Bowery’s February weekend bagel: Vegan and Dairy-Free Jalapeño Parvesan. This special bagel is a flavor match made in heaven!

The Fireside
801 NW 23rd Ave.
If Valentine’s Day wishes include an excellent craft cocktail and fantastically fresh food, look no further than The Fireside, a popular neighborhood favorite. Cozy up around the fireplace with a tasty cocktail in hand and dream up future warm weather outdoor adventures. The dinner menu highlights ingredients from Oregon’s bounty inspired by outdoor type dishes with a simple yet creative flair.

Fogo de Chão
930 SW 6th Ave.
Enjoy a luxurious and delightful meal at Fogo de Chão this Valentine’s Day. The full menu will be available, with over 15 cuts of meat and an array of Brazilian inspired cocktails. As an added bonus, guests who dine Friday, February 13 through Sunday, February 15, will receive a Valentine’s Card; good for a complimentary lunch or dinner for their next visit.

296 East Fifth Avenue, Eugene, Oregon
Experience the simplicity of a beautifully executed meal at Marché in Eugene, Oregon. The restaurant will offer their regular menu in addition to a prix fixe menu on Saturday and Sunday for brunch and lunch. Route 5 Bar will also offer a prix fixe menu for the most romantic day of the year. For reservations at the bar, please call 541.393.6551.

Mediterranean Exploration Company
333 NW 13th Ave.
Tasty n Alder
580 SW 12th Ave.
Tasty n Sons
3808 N Williams, Suite C
Toro Bravo
120 NE Russell St.
It goes without saying that you and your special someone are happy to be around each other. Share your happiness at one of John Gorham’s family style restaurants. Order small plates to share and refuse to fight over the last bite at Mediterranean Exploration Company, Tasty n Alder, Tasty n Sons, or Toro Bravo.

2448 East Burnside
Take a mini vacation and share your love at Levant this year! The regular a la carte menu will be available, as well as the Chef’s Tasting Menu with a few special surprises for $55 per person. Or if you and your special someone want to try something new, try Levant’s Sunday brunch, featuring modern interpretations of traditional breakfast foods from regions of the Middle East and Northeastern Africa.

North Light
3746 N Mississippi Ave.
Make a reservation at North Light on energizing Mississippi Avenue and enjoy a special Valentine’s Day menu for two for a romantic and unforgettable evening. The regular dinner menu will also be available.

Special Salad for Two:
Crepe and Oyster Salad with mixed greens, crème fraîche, and blood orange vinaigrette ($12)

Special Entrée:
16 oz. Prime Rib for two ($42)

Special Sides, $6 each:
Creamed Brussels Sprouts
Whipped Potatoes
Sautéed Mustard Greens
Cauliflower Gratin
Garlic Bread

Dark Chocolate Crèmeux with pistachios and blood orange for two ($12)

House made blood orange syrup, hosue made limoncello and bubbles ($10)
House made blood orange cream soda ($4)

Olympic Provisions
NW: 1632 NW Thurman St.; 503.894.8136
SE: 107 SE Washington St.; 503.954.3663
The team behind Olympic Provisions is brining out all the stops for a fantastic Valentine’s Day. Enjoy a prix fixe menu at both Olympic Provisions restaurants for $55 per person and $30 a person for sommelier wine tasting.
SE Location
First Course
Choose from:
Oysters on the half shell with Champagne mignonette
Mussels and Ham Salad Crostini

Second Course
Choose from
House Charcuterie Board
Cheese Board

Third Course
Choose from
Butter Lettuce Salad with Champagne vinaigrette and herbs
Radicchio Salad with walnuts, chèvre, and sherry gastrique

Fourth Course
Choose from
Braised Pork Shoulder with cippolini onions, polenta, ands sage
Seared Black Cod with smoke salmon chowder, Yukon gold potatoes, and dill

Fifth Course
Choose from
Napolean with caramel custard and blood oranges
Chocolate Peanut Butter Terrine with candied peanuts
Honey Tangerine Pomegranate sorbet with Baci di Dama cookies

The Northwest location will offer the following Valentine’s Day specials along with the regular menu.
NW Location
First course
Braised Pork Belly with seared boat scallops and roasted root vegetables

Main Course
Choose from
Waygu Top Sirloin and Pomme Friest with Maitre d’Hotel butter and caramelized shallots ($32)
Dungeness Crab Tortellini with lobster cream sauce, petite turnips, and carrots ($32)

Choose from
Napolean with caramel custard and blood oranges
Chocolate Peanut Butter Terrine with candied peanuts
Honey Tangerine Pomegranate sorbet with Baci di Dama cookies

Remedy Wine Bar
733 NW Everett St.
Spend Valentine’s Day cuddled up in Portland’s living room at Remedy Wine Bar. Choose from Josh Wiesenfeld’s top picks for a hot Valentine’s Day, including at 2008 Agusti Torelló Mata Cava from Spain and a 2011 Domaine des Chers St. Amour from Beaujolais, France. Remedy Wine Bar will also offer a 3 course meal

First Course
Dungeness Crab Sald with Satsuma mandarin, mixed greens, and shaved fennel

Second Course
Braised Tails and Trotters Pork Shoulder with wine-poached apricots and Cipollini onions

Third Course
Dark Chocolate Budino with smoked sea salt, cocoa wafers, and Arbequina olive oil

RingSide Fish House
838 W Park Ave.
If you and your darling are both fans of the sea, head to RingSide Fish House this Valentine’s Day. They will offer a special menu highlighting some of their best menu items.

12 Hama Hama Oysters with Steelhead Caviar with cucumber mignonette ($42)
Lobster Thermidor for Two with wild mushrooms, scallions, and brandy cream ($68)
Tiramisu for Two with coffee, creamy mascarpone, served in a chocolate bowl ($12)

4605 NE Fremont St.
The dynamic couple that desire eats beyond downtown should find themselves at Smallwares this Valentine’s Day for an inauthentic Asian experience. Smallwares will offer a four-course prix fixe menu for $65 with an optional beverage pairing for $30 – or celebrate with bubbles with the Champagne flight!

The Country Cat
7937 SE Stark St.
Capture the romance at The Country Cat for Valentine’s Day dinner this year! They will be accepting reservations of all sizes and offering dinner specials for the holiday.
Chilled Oysters on the Half Shell with Apple Brandy Mignonette
Half Dozen $10
Full Dozen $20 
Grilled Rib Eye “Steak & Fries” with Oregon White Truffles, Parmesan Cheese and Garlic-Parsley Butter
Chocolate Silk Pie in an almond crust with Grand Marnier Chocolate Sauce and whipped cream
RingSide Uptown
2165 W. Burnside
Kick it old school this Valentine’s Day at RingSideSteakhouse Uptown. Put the cell phones away for the night, relax, and enjoy a special Valentine’s Day menu.
Charcuterie Board with assorted smoked & cured meats, Foie Gras mousse, and classic accompaniments
All Northwest Surf & Turf with Pacific Rogue Pure Bred Wagyu Beef and Fresh Pacific Razor Clams
Tiramisu for Two with mascarpone and coffee cream, served in a chocolate bowl