What’s Happening Los Angeles: Love is in the Air

February Food News

Harry & David's Berrylicious Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Valentine’s Day Menus

LA has tons of options for dinner with someone specials. WeHo’s Tesse is offering a $95 prix -fixe French inspired menu; Viale dei Romani is offering a $95 prix- fixe Italian menu at the new Peer Hotel; Los Feliz’s Atrium is offering a dozen oysters and a bottle of Ca Di Rajo aperitif for $65; experience an Amalfi Coast inspired menu at Nerano Beverly Hills with a tasting menu for two for $240; Ocean Prime in Beverly Hills is offering a full menu of Valentine’s Day themed specials; Hotel Shangri-La’s Dining Room in Santa Monica has a four-course menu for $95; Tres is offering a three course prix-fixe dinner for $85, Tres Romantique is offering a five course experience in the Black Room for $1,250 a couple, and The Bazaar is offering a 12 course tapas tasting menu for $150, all at the SLS Hotel; Chef Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne will present special menus at LUCQUES for $150, a.o.c. for $115 and Tavern for $98; Cal Mare is offering a four course dinner for $75; Spoonfed will be serving up red velvet champagne pancakes and Wolfgang Puck will be offering specials at all his restaurants including a three course dinner at Spago for $175, a three course menu at CUT for $195 and Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel Air will offer a romantic picnic lunch for $500 a couple.

Karayama Launches New Beverage Program

Little Tokyo’s Karayama has launched a new beverage program and has added new dishes to their menu. The beverage menu includes Japanese classic cocktails, Sapporo beer on draft and select sakes.

Humphry Slocombe Debuts Limited Edition Boozy Flavors

In honor of San Francisco’s annual Beer Week, Humphry Slocombe’s Venice ice cream shop is offering special boozy ice cream flavors from February 1 – 10. Additionally, they have a new Happy Hour every Wednesday from 2 to 6 pm. When you purchase a single scoop your plus one gets a scoop free.

Head to 40 Love to Catch the Superbowl

40 Love is the perfect sports lounge to watch the big game. Sip handcrafted cocktails, order snacks and relax in plush booths and catch all the  action on 25 flat screen tv’s.

Louis XIII Dinner at Oak Grill in Newport Beach

Paired with Napa Valley Pahlmeyer Wines, Oak Grill in Newport Beach is hosting a special five-course Louis XIII dinner with a special personalized and engraved bottle of Louis XIII on February 27 from 6 to 9 pm. $3,500, call 949.760.4920 to reserve.

Barton G. LA Offers Lobster Chinese New Year Special

Available from Sunday February 3 to Sunday February 10, Barton G. LA is offering a special lobster Chinese New Year menu featuring a crispy Maine lobster; Chinese fried rice; house made Lap Cheong sausage all served with a 4 foot high pair of giant chopsticks.

The Manufactory Opens at The ROW in DTLA

He Manufactory, featuring two restaurants, a market, coffee roaster and lab and a bakery has opened at The ROW in downtown LA.

Jalapeno Pete’s Launches New Food and Cocktail Menu

Studio City’s Jalapeno Pete’s has launched a new food and cocktail menu.

The Milky Way Kosher Restaurant Reopens

On February 18, Kosher restaurant The Milky Way will reopen in the Pico Robertson area with a new look and a streamlined menu.

Farmer’s Market and The Grove Celebrate Lunar New Year

On Sunday February 17, the original Farmer’s Market and The Grove will celebrate Lunar New Year with a magic show, Kung Fu demonstrations, food and the unveiling of the Year of the Pig statue.

Lady M Offers A Variety of Cakes for Valentine’s Day

Lady M Bakery is offering a variety of Valentine’s Day inspired cakes including a Gateau au Chocolat Red Velvet, Strawberry Shortcake and Framboise au Chocolat in heart shaped sizes. Visit their shop on 3rd street or order online.

Sweets for Your Sweetheart


February is the month to spoil the special someone in your life with chocolates and other sweet things. Choose from See’s candies offerings of  heart shaped boxes filled with chocolates; My/Mo Mochi  ice creams in vanilla blueberry, dulce de leche, chocolate sundae, triple layer  and other flavors; Dean & Deluca’s delivered Compartes Lips Heart Collection of 25 chocolate truffle;  Knipschildt Caramel Set of two boxes of six heart shaped milk chocolate salted caramels and passion fruit chili truffles or their Knipschildt Mixologist Collection of 12 cocktail infused ganache truffles; an assortment of a dozen beautiful pears with love message stickers from Harry & David; 1800Flowers Fruit Bouquets of luscious chocolate covered strawberries or one of their many Simply Chocolate gift baskets of truffles, chocolates and sweets; La Maison du Chocolat’s “I’m Crazy About You” almond and hazelnut praline heart and gift boxes of chocolates including their Parisian Dream with choices of 4, 9 and 16 chocolates and Ferrero Rocher’s hearts and assorted boxes of hazelnut chocolates. For after chocolate fresh breath, Tic Tac is offering a Be Mine Mix of strawberry and cherry mints.