Looking for Valentine’s Day plans on the North Fork?
You might be approaching the last minute, but don’t worry, northforker has you covered. Here are special menus, tasting events and more set to coincide with V-day.
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Birchwood is offering a three-course prix-fixe along with a chocolate fountain and Viennese table. The cost is $49.99 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Call (631) 727-4449 for reservations.
Caci is offering a special Valentine’s Day five-course prix-fixe menu for $55 ($100 with wine pairings). See the menu here. Call (631) 765-4383 for reservations (we are told spots have been filling up fast.)
Feel like buying yourself a little Valentine’s Day present? Then head to Calypso St. Barth’s and Vines and Branches “Palate Party” on Sunday, Feb. 15. Visit the Front Street clothing store for 20 percent off all purchases and olive oil and vinegar tastings. The event runs from 2 to 5 p.m.
Enjoy an elegant seven-course dinner prepared by chef Noah Schwartz paired with the vineyard’s new 2013 reds. The event, set for Feb. 14, is $200 per person (or $180 for wine club members.) There will be passed hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. with seating at 7 p.m. To reserve a spot call (631) 734-5111.
Samples some of Clovis Point’s new release wines with chocolate made by chef Steve Amaral of North Fork Chocolate Company. Call (631) 722-4222 for more info.
The Wading River catering hall, spa and inn will host its annual Valentine’s Day dinner dance on Feb. 14 from 7 to 11 p.m. Bring your sweetheart and enjoy dinner, four-hour premium open bar and music by Long Island Sound Entertainment. Tickets are $69.95 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (631) 929-6585.
Join Giorgio’s for a night of dinner and dancing. The evening will include four hours of premium open bar, a DJ and a four-course meal. Tickets are $79.95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (631) 727-6076.
Bring your valentine (or find a new one) at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.’s Peconic location. Fork and Anchor and North Fork Chocolate Company will provide snacks and treats. Robert Bruey will perform. The event runs from 2 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 14. No admission and no reservations are required.
Jedediah Hawkins Inn is offering a $79 price-fixe (standouts for us include the 28 oz. dry aged porterhouse for two and crispy duck leg and honey-thyme glazed duck breast.) Call (631) 722-2900 for reservations.
Laurel Lake is hosting a pre-Valentine’s Day wine pairing dinner at the Laurel vineyard on Feb. 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. Chef Chris Richards of CJ’s American Grill will prepare a four-course meal. Tickets are $60 ($50 for wine club members). Call (631) 298-1420 for more info.
Enjoy a five-course meal with wine and chocolate at Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center on Friday, Feb. 13. The event begins at 8 p.m. and the cost is $180 per couple. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (631) 208-9200, ext. 426.
Chef Noah Schwartz will prepare a five-course special Valentine’s Day tasting menu for $75 (with wine pairings, add $30). The menu includes items like seared filet mignon with foie gras and roasted root vegetables in a cabernet franc reduction or butternut squash ravioli with ricotta, shaved Parmesan and hazelnut sage brown butter. See the full menu here. For reservations call (631) 477-6720.
Go see an old-fashioned girlie review when Coney Island Burlesque takes The Suffolk Theater stage on Friday, Feb. 13. Tickets are $32 and can be purchased here. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.
Sparkling Pointe will host a cupcake pairing on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (631) 765-0200 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local bluegrass group Eastbound Freight will perform at Shelter Island’s American Legion Hall (due to icing at the manor) on Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.
Taste wines and decadent chocolate prepared by chef Lia Fallon. The event will be held Saturday, Feb. 14 and Sunday, Feb. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. Entry is $50 per person, or $45 for wine club members. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (631)734-5065.