Valentine’s Day in the Glebe: Treat your special someone to a warm night in
You may not be able to bring your special someone to their favourite restaurant to wine and dine them for a special Valentine’s Day this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t recreate that same magic at home.
A number of our talented chefs in the Glebe are cooking with some serious love this February and offering up everything from heart-shaped pizzas and fajitas and margs for two to full course menus that can be delivered right to your door.
So show your partner how much your really love them and make it a special night in this year. Check out some special menus below just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Will you be someone’s Valentine?
Orto Trattoria is pulling out all the stops for a one-of-a-kind Special Valentines Five Course Meal that will not disappoint. Start with a bowl of Purple Cabbage Soup, with fresh burrata, candied citrus and parsley oil. The menu features Scallops Crudo, your choice of Chestnut Gnocchi, Squid Ink Ravioli or Red Beet Risotto. The main features a Stuffed Halibut or a Seared Venison Strip Loin. Sweeten up your pallet with Orto’s rich Flourless Chocolate Cake with pistachio custard and white chocolate sauce. Call 613-244-6786 to order or see it online here.
Let the talents of Erling’s chef/owner Liam Vainola take your tastebuds on a wild ride through some of the region’s top seasonal dishes. The Glebe fine dining restaurant has a Valentine’s Day menu that promises to impress your special someone. Start with cheese & crackers and “pickled things,” before moving onto either an Apple Cider braised pork cheek or seitan with apple onion jam, creamy Pont Tournant spaetzle with brown butter breadcrumbs, Dijon crème fraiche, & fresh herbs. Served with salad of frisee, grape, blue cheese, cashew and wild honey vinaigrette. Finish things off with a chocolate ganache cake with strawberry. Make it a truly romantic night in and add a bottle of Raventos Cava. Order online here.
Make it a Mexicana night in with Feleena’s Mexican Cantina. The Bank Street eatery is offering a romantic fajita meal for two. Choose between chicken, steak or shrimp sizzling with onions, green peppers, flour tortillas, pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream and lettuce. Also choose between Feleenas’ famous strawberry or lime margaritas for 2. “We at Feleenas would like to take this opportunity to say how much we love and appreciate your locality and care over these past few months and wish you and your loved ones health & happiness this Valentine’s and years ahead. ❤️” Order online here and receive 10 per cent off online orders. Preorders are welcome.
If you really want to score this Valentine’s Day, look no further than to Score Pizza, which has launched the Sweetheart Special, just in time for the big romantic day. Choose any of the pizzeria’s signature 12” pizzas or build your own. The special comes with two delicious fresh-baked brownies, and any bottle of wine or four Moosehead tallboys. Non-alcoholic drinks can be substituted for a lesser price. Available for walk-in traffic or online ordering here.
“This Valentine’s Day, come on in and Score on our Sweetheart Special,” says manager Chantal.
Nothing says I love you like a heart-shaped pizza from Boston Pizza. Load it up with all the fixens your partner loves, or go with the famous Spicy Perogy Pizza complete with Sour cream, bacon, Cactus Cut Potatoes, pizza mozzarella, cheddar, green onions and a dollop of sour cream. Heart-Shaped pizza are available Feb. 13 and Feb. 14 with $1 from every pizza going towards a local charity. Available for pickup or delivery via Ubereats, SkiptheDishes and DoorDash.
All you need is love – and a chef-created meal – to make this Valentine’s Day a special one. Join Craft Beer Market for their Virtual Valentine’s Day Brewmasters Dinner. Order your meal online here and join CRAFT on Zoom Feb. 14 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. for a virtual dinner and drink experience. The menu features a four-course meal featuring Seared Scallops, Slow Roasted Duck Tacos, Steelhead Trout Escovitch and Sex in a Glass for dessert. Each course is paired with a carefully-selected craft beer. Order now here and make it a Valentine’s Day you’ll never forget.
Make it a truly special Valentine’s Day dinner and pick up a special package Carbonara Kit for 2 and spend the evening making a truly terrific meal together. You’ll get everything you need for a homemade Carbonara, complete with step-by-step instructions to master this culinary masterpiece. Gia has also teamed up with Bloomfield’s Flowers and TLChocolates to complete your night with a bouquet and chocolates for dessert. Order here for pickup or delivery on Feb. 13 or Feb. 14.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day the way you want to this year with help from Milestones at Lansdowne. The restaurant is offering a three-course menu boasting your choice of Grille Sirloin, Ginger Glazed Salmon, BBQ Back Ribs or Portabello Muchroom Chicken with white chocolate Cheesecake or Ganache Torte for dessert. If you’d rather spend a romantic night in the kitchen creating a special meal together, try one of Milestones’ Couples Kits, which included your choice of three starters and two desserts. Order takeout or delivery here and make it a sweet night in with your honey.
Happy Valentine’s Day!