A Grape In The Fog Valentine's Day Soiree
A celebration for valentines and singles (read: a place to find a valentine if you haven't one already) with musical entertainment by Taylor Brown, tapas, mini deserts and, last but not least, wine.
When: Monday, Feb. 14. Festivities and music begin at 6p.m.
Where: , 400 Old County Road (at Rockaway Beach). Reservations are strongly suggested. Call 650-735-5854.
Price: Tapas $7, Wine by-the-glass $8-16 (bottles will also be available), mini-cupcakes $1.25 each or 6 for $7. For a full tapas menu see the event website.
Pacifica Spindrift Players production of Glengarry Glen Ross
If you and your valentine have a love of the arts, then this local production should be a treat. Share a few laughs with this comedy directed by Jennifer Gauthier, a story of real estate salesmen trying to sell their way into fortune.
When: Saturday, Feb. 12 at 8p.m. & Sunday, Feb. 13 at 2p.m.
Where: , 1050 Crespi Drive. For the box office call: (650) 359-8002
Price: $15 students and seniors/$20 adult (note, the theater suggests that no persons under 18 should attend due to strong language).
Say 'I love you' with BBQ sauce
Maybe you and your sweetie are just looking for some dirty fun? Not that kind of dirty fun, kids; get your grub on and get a little messy at Gorilla Barbecue. This BBQ joint is open on Valentine's Day and serving up the Monday special, pork baby back ribs.
When: Monday, Feb. 14. Open from 11:30 to 7:30pm (or sell-out).
Where: , 2145 Coast Highway
Price: $5.75 single order, combos $11.25-19.50. See the full menu for more options, and pricing including kid's specials.
Barolo Valentine's Tasting Menu
A prix fixe dinner menu with options like a dungeness crab martini to start. Need we say more?
When: Monday, Feb. 14 with dinner seatings
Where: , 404 San Pedro Avenue. Call (650) 355-5980 for reservations.
Price: $49 per person, add $20 for a wine pairing
Homemade Dinner for Two
Not inclined to shell out cash for a night on the town? A homemade dinner can be just as entertaining and intimate.
With the delicious meal you have in store (and the prep work you have ahead of you), take the guesswork your wine selection.
While you're out gathering your ingredients, pick out a bottle from the local tasting room,
- had an excellent choice of organic chocolates and sweets. Pair them with some wine from , and you've got yourself a valentine-worthy gift basket.
- You can order flowers from .
- has a card selection for the occassion, but you may also ask the shop owner for a book suggestion to give your valentine the gift of reading. Florey's also has an impressive children's books section for a valentine gift to your little ones.
- Bella Nirvana, on 475 Oceana Boulevard, offers a wide selection of spa treatments. With a gift certificate, you can make a date for pampering on or after Valentine's Day.