Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Dining Out on Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is one of the restaurant industry's biggest nights, and some notable local eateries are offering special menus.

Clementine's four-course Valentine's Day dinner is $50. I want to eat all of it, including the cauliflower and Gruyere bisque, smoked pork belly confit with spiked peanut sauce, and crispy potato-crusted halibut. Check out the menu here. Clementine is located at 5402 Harford Road in Hamilton. Call 410-444-1497 for reservations.

Cunningham's, the new Bagby Group restaurant in Towson, has a three-course Valentine's Day menu for $59 (wine pairings an additional $29). The special menu is here. A la carte items will also be available. Call the restaurant at 410-339-7730 to make a reservation. 1 Olympic Pl, Towson, MD 21204.

Fleet Street Kitchen is offering a $69 3-course seating from 5-7pm (menu here) and an $89 4-course second seating from 7:30 - 10:30pm (menu here). Fleet Street Kitchen is located in the old Bagby Furniture building at 1012 Fleet Street. Call 410-244-5830 for reservations.

Fork & Wrench is doing a four-course tasting menu for $60, excluding beverages, taxes, and gratuity. Selections include fricassee of escargot with a hazelnut flan, roast squab with Szechuan poached pears and chestnut gnocchi, foie gras wonton soup, and other tempting choices. The Fork and Wrench is located at 2322 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224. Reservations can be made by calling 443-759-9360.

Waterfront Kitchen has a three-course menu priced at $69 ($99 with wine pairings). Menu items include roasted and stuffed marrow bones, cassoulet, and dark chocolate panna cotta. The whole menu can be viewed here. Reservations can be made by emailing, visiting or calling 443-681-5310. Waterfront Kitchen is located at 1417 Thames Street in Fells Point.

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