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Events - Valentine's Day events 2011

Some options to fill your belly, if you can stomach the Hallmark holiday

4th and Swift Valentine's Day five-course prix-fixe dinner. $75 non-inclusive. Optional wine pairing for an additional $35 per person, non-inclusive. Feb. 14. 621 North Ave. 678-904-0160. www.4thandswift.com.

10 Degrees South Valentine's Day three-course menu. $50 per person. Feb. 14. 404-705-8870. 4183 Roswell Road. 404-705-8870. www.10degreessouth.com.

Abattoir Normally closed on Mondays, Abattoir will offer its regular menu along with specials from executive chef Joshua Hopkins. Feb. 14. 1170 Howell Mill Road. 404-892-3335. www.starprovisions.com.

Atlanta Botanical Garden Fragrant orchids and warm candlelight will get your romance blooming right as some live entertainment, cocktails, dancing and delicious desserts "seal the deal" on a perfect romantic evening. Feb. 12, 7-11 p.m. $25-$30. 1345 Piedmont Ave. 404-876-5859. www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org.

Atlanta Civic Center Grab your lover or special "friend" and start this Valentine's weekend off sexy as Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and special guests Eric Benet and Kevon treat you to an evening guaranteed to add some extra sizzle to your already "spicy" weekend. Oww! Feb. 12, 8 p.m. $50-$90. 395 Piedmont Ave. 404-523-6275. www.atlantaciviccenter.com.

Atlanta Grill His and hers five-course prix-fixe dinner. $79 per person. Feb. 14. Ritz-Carlton, 181 Peachtree St. 404-221-6550. www.ritzcarlton.com.

Aqua Blue Four-course prix-fixe menu. $50, plus tax and gratuity. Feb. 11-14. 1564 Holcomb Bridge Road. 404-233-7673. www.aria-atl.com.

Blackstock Vineyards Prix-fixe dinner with wine pairings. $55 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Feb. 12. Wine and hors d'oeuvres. $35 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Feb. 13. 5400 Town Creek Road., Dahlonega. 706-219-2789, ext. 223. www.bsvw.com

BLT Steak A special four-course prix-fixe blackboard menu. Feb. 14. W Atlanta Downtown, 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. 404-577-7601. www.bltsteak.com.

Dad's Garage Theatre You've always been told two's company and three's a crowd, but at Dad's Garage, threesomes are encouraged. In a variety show full of themed sketches, improv, songs and some hot onstage action, Garage a Trois is the place to be, especially since you can bring a second date for only 3 bucks. Feb. 14, 8 p.m. $3-$25. 280 Elizabeth St. N.E. 404-523-3141. www.dadsgarage.com.

Davio's Valentine's Day prix-fixe menu with optional wine pairings. $48. Feb. 14. 3500 Peachtree Road. 404-844-4810. www.davios.com.

Divan Valentine's Day four-course prix-fixe menu. Special champagne and hookah packages will also be available. $35-$40 per person. Feb. 14. 3125 Piedmont Road. 404-467-4297. www.divanatlanta.com.

Dogwood Couples can enjoy chef Shane Touhy's dinner menu as well as an a la carte menu of elevated Southern features Feb. 14. 565 Peachtree St. 404-835-1410. www.dogwoodrestaurant.com.

Eleven Chef Olivier Gaupin and pastry chef Robert Alger will serve a four-course prix-fixe menu and pre-dinner cocktail. $45 per person, $70 with wine pairings. Feb. 14. Loews Hotel, 1065 Peachtree St. 404-745-5000. www.loewshotels.com/atlanta.

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Two-option sharing menu. Guests who celebrate Valentine's Day will also receive a $25 gift card. $89.95-$98.95. Feb. 11-14. 4501 Old Perimeter Way. 770-698-8112. www.flemingssteakhouse.com.

Floataway Cafe Guests can savor a menu featuring fresh seasonal cuisine created with country French, Mediterranean and Italian influences. Feb. 14. 1123 Zonolite Road. 404-892-1414. www.starprovisions.com.

Gilbert's Cafe and Bar Valentine's Day four-course prix-fixe menu. $45, with optional champagne pairing for $25. Feb. 14. 404-872-8012. 219 10th St. www.gilbertscafe.com.

The Grape at Atlantic Station Valentine's Day three-course prix-fixe menu. $90 per couple, includes a bottle of featured wine. Feb. 14. 264 19th St. 404-815-0090. www.yourgrape.com.

The Grape at Phipps Plaza Valentine's Day three-course prix-fixe menu. $90 per couple, includes a bottle of featured wine. Feb. 14. 3500 Peachtree Road. 678-990-9463. www.thegrape.com.

The Grape at Vinings Jubilee Valentine's Day three-course prix-fixe menu. $90 per couple, includes a bottle of featured wine. Feb. 14. Paces Ferry Road. 770-803-4300. www.thegrape.com.

H. Harper Station H. Harper Station will have a three-course prix-fixe Valentine's Day menu. $40. Feb. 14. 904 Memorial Drive. 678-732-0415. www.hharperstation.com.

High Museum of Art What a perfect time for some of the "City of Love's" most impressive and rare lithographs from the Toulouse-Lautrec & Friends exhibition at the High Museum, with a French cabaret theme to boot. Feb. 12, 6-10 p.m. Free-$40. 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-4400. www.high.org.

HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern Valentine's Day four-course prix-fixe dinner. $45, optional champagne pairing for $25. Feb. 14. 1551 Piedmont Ave. 404-968-2288. www.hobnobatlanta.com.

Iberian Pig Valentine's Day three-course prix-fixe meal in addition to the regular menu. Feb. 12-14. 121 Sycamore St., Decatur. 404-371-8800. www.iberianpigatl.com.

JCT Kitchen & Bar Four-course prix-fixe menu (a "taste" plus three courses). $55. Feb. 14. 1198 Howell Mill Road. 404-355-2252. www.jctkitchen.com.

Livingston Valentine's Day three-course prix-fixe menu. $55 including duo champagne split with your choice of dessert. Feb. 14. 659 Peachtree St. 404-897-5000. www.livingstonatlanta.com.

Lobby Bar Valentine's Day prix-fixe dinner. $39. Feb. 14. 361 17th St. 404-961-7370. www.lobbyattwelve.com.

Local Three Valentine's Day three-course prix-fixe menu. $45, wine pairings $20. Feb. 14. Two seatings, 6 and 8:30 p.m. 3290 Northside Parkway, Suite 120. 404-968-2700. www.localthree.com.

Market W Buckhead Valentine's Day four-course prix-fixe menu. $65. Feb. 14. 3377 Peachtree Road. 404-523-3600. www.marketbuckhead.com.

Miller Union Executive chef Steven Satterfield serves the regular menu and select specials. Feb. 14. 999 Brady Ave. 678-733-8550. www.millerunion.com.

Pacci Ristorante Queen of Hearts Valentine's day social. Drink specials and complimentary appetizers will be served alongside tarot card readings, a raffle and an opportunity to pose relationship questions to columnist Blane Bachelor. Feb. 10, 6-9 p.m. 866 W. Peachtree St. 678-412-2402. www.pacciatlanta.com.

The Palm Valentine's Day prix-fixe menu. $49.95. Feb. 14. 3391 Peachtree Road. 404-814-1955. www.thepalm.com.

Parks Edge Valentine's Day four-course prix-fixe menu. Complimentary Champagne toast for each guest. $55. Feb. 11-14. 913 Bernina Ave. 404-584-7275. www.parksedgeatl.com.

Paris on Ponce Dames Aflame leads an eye-POP!-ing, tasteful striptease of a dozen dancing dames, singers and comics. Feb. 11-12, 8 and 10:30 p.m. $35. 716 Ponce de Leon Place. 404-249-9965. www.damesaflame.com.

Philippa's Orient Valentine's Thai cooking class. Chef Philippa will lead a class for a three-course Thai dinner. $85 per person, paid in advance. Feb. 13, 4-7 p.m. 470 Franklin Road. 404-255-4760. www.philippasorient.com.

Pricci Valentine's Day four-course prix-fixe menu. $59. Feb. 14. 500 Pharr Road. 404-237-2941. www.buckheadrestaurants.com/pricci.

Pura Vida The Valentine's package includes a selection of six tapas, one dessert and one bottle of wine to share. $85 per couple, tax and gratuity not included. Feb. 14. 656 N. Highland Ave. 404-870-9797. www.puravidatapas.com.

Rathbun's Rathbun's will serve a Valentine's Day menu. Kevin Rathbun Steak as well as Krog Bar will be serving the regular menu plus specials. $85, tax and gratuity not included. Feb. 12, Feb. 14. 112 Krog St. 404-524-8280. www.rathbunsrestaurant.com.

Rhodes Hall Cupid has landed on the granite arches of Atlanta's Castle on Peachtree for a day of weddings, commitment ceremonies and vow renewals, where Chaplain O'Keefe West, Ron Jones Photography and the Whole Foods bakery make your special day official. Feb. 12, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. $200-$225. 1516 Peachtree St. 404-885-7812. www.georgiatrust.org.

Rosa Mexicano Valentine's cocoa dinner. Cocoa-inspired a la carte menu specials featuring white, dark, milk and Mexican chocolate. Feb. 14. 245 18th St. 404-347-4090. www.rosamexicano.com.

Rosebud In addition to the regular dinner menu, a selection of holiday a la carte specials will be featured. Monday Night Brunch is canceled for the week. Feb. 13, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Feb. 14, 5:30-10 p.m. 1397 N. Highland Ave. 404-347-9747. www.rosebudatlanta.com.

The Seasons Bistro Valentine's Day five-course prix-fixe menu. $45. Feb. 14. 41 Griffin St., McDonough. 770-288-2544. www.theseasonsbistro.com.

Serpas True Food A three-course prix-fixe dinner in addition to the regular menu. $50 per person or $90 per couple. Feb. 11-14. 659 Auburn Ave. 404-688-0040. www.serpasrestaurant.com.

The SHED at Glenwood Valentine's Day three-course prix-fixe menu. $45. Feb. 14. 475 Bill Kennedy Way. 404-835-4363. www.theshedatglenwood.com.

SOHO Valentine's Day-inspired menu. Feb. 11-14. 4300 Paces Ferry Road. 770-801-0069. www.sohoatlanta.com.

Spice Market Choice of any appetizer, entree and dessert for $30. $8 additional for steak or lobster. Feb. 13-14. 188 14th St. 404-724-2550. www.spicemarketatlanta.com.

Sprig Three-course prix-fixe dinner. $40 per person. Feb. 14, 6:30-7 p.m. and 9-9:30 p.m. 2860 Lavista Road. 404-248-9700. www.sprigrestaurant.com.

Star Provisions Offers its signature mise en place dinner for two, complete with everything you need for a restaurant-quality Valentine's Day dinner at home, including heating and preparing instructions. $135. Orders must be placed by Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. and are available for pickup Feb. 12 or Feb. 14. 1198 Howell Mill Road. 404-365-0410. www.starprovisions.com.

Tantra Valentine's Day three-course prix-fixe menu. $45. Feb. 14. 2285 Peachtree Road. 404-228-7963. www.tantraatlanta.com.

Tap Anti-Valentine's Day on Sunday, with $5 "drink your heart out" cocktails and speed-dating at 7:30 p.m. Make your speed-dating reservations at dateswitch.com. Ages 23-37 are welcome. On Monday, TAP offers a three-course prix-fixe meal. Three-course meal, $35 per person. Feb. 13-14. 1180 Peachtree St. 404-347-222. www.tapat1180.com.

Tuk Tuk Thai Valentine's Day four-course prix-fixe menu. $45. Feb. 14. 1745 Peachtree Road. 678-539-6181. www.tuktukatl.com.

Le Vigne at Montaluce Five-course prix-fixe wine dinner with optional wine pairing. $75 per person, tax and gratuity not included. Feb. 14. 501 Hightower Church Road, Dahlonega. 706-867-4060. www.montaluce.com.

Woodfire Grill Fools for Love wine dinner. Tickets benefit Georgia Shakespeare. $125. Feb. 13. 1782 Cheshire Bridge Road. 404-347-9055. www.woodfiregrill.com.



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