For food lover couples seeking adventure on Valentine's Day, a handful of chefs across the country have created dishes just for you. Sure, a plate of oysters, or chocolate-covered strawberries may set the mood, but a meal featuring heart will surely get the blood going. Whether beef or duck these restaurants are preparing innovative heart dishes fit for this special occasion.
Russell House Tavern in Boston will serve braised Vermont beef heart ravioli with red wine demi, crispy pecorino, and tart pear as a first course on their Valentine's Day prix fixe.
Union Bar and Grill in Boston features a Valentine's Day menu with an appetizer of smoked braised beef heart in a sourdough tartine with Tarentaise and crispy shallots.
Fig in Los Angeles will serve a meat market-themed Valentine's Day menu. Duck heart tartare is one of seven offal selections.
Supper in Philadelphia will serve grilled beef heart with shallot confit, parsley salad, and toast as a starter on its V-day prix fixe.
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