Las Vegas restaurants are putting on the glitz even more than usual as they prepare for all the romantics who plan to dine out on Valentine’s Day, one of the culinary industry’s busiest nights of the year.
Following are some local restaurants that are planning special menus, dishes or cocktails. This is not intended to be a complete listing. Unless indicated, the menus or dishes will be offered on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Unless indicated, prices are per person, and without tax and tip. And reservations are advised.
Alize, The Palms; 702-951-7000 or alizelv.com.
Cardamom and brioche panna cotta; foie gras torchon with spiced fig compote and apple chips, crab and tomato bisque with phyllo-crusted crab leg and Meyer lemon preserve or chilled roasted beet salad with goat cheese crumble; spice-crusted venison carpaccio, seared diver scallops with parsnip puree and chips or heirloom quinoa cake with eggplant caviar and roasted sweet peppers; filet of prime beef with creamed spinach and potato galette, pan-roasted Mary’s chicken breast with confit leg croustillant and butternut squash, braised Iberico pork cheeks with sweet potato latkes and broccolini or grilled thick cut of salmon with roasted lobster and mushroom ravioli and asparagus; and red ruby and pink grapefruit sweet cakes and chocolate raspberry macaron, $165, plus $65 for wine pairings and $10 for sparkling wine toast, 5 to 10 p.m.