February 10, 2012 | 9:00am
For all of you procrastinators out there, we've dug up 10 more Valley restaurants that would love you to dine with them on Valentine's Day. (Here's our original list.)
This is it though. There isn't going to be anymore help after this. So make a decision and make reservations. You don't want to spend Valentine's Day in the dog house do you?
-- Two special Valentine's Day menus featuring classics like Lobster Pot Pie, Filet au Poivre, and Apple Tarte Tatin. The four-course meal will cost you $65 ++ per person. Tack on an extra $35 for the wine pairings.
The House at Secret Garden
-- Three-courses of seasonal eats plus a chocolate dessert trio for $60 ++ per person. Roasted rutabaga soup, or apple & radish salad, red wine risotto with roasted cauliflower or pork belly with local dates and portabella mushrooms, and seared scallops with a blood orange reduction and Brussels sprouts or a grilled New York strip steak with Pecorino fried fingerling potatoes. wine pairings available.
NoRTH at Kierland Commons -- Three-course prix-fixe featuring Fritto Misto with shrimp, candy striped beets, pan roasted scallops, and more. $55 ++ per person.
-- Three-course dinner with menu options such as duck confit, pappardelle with braised lamb, and Affogato (Nutella cake with coffee cream and vanilla gelato). $55 ++ per person.
True Food Kitchen
-- Three healthy courses for just $25 ++ per person. Choose a starter and entree and then split a dessert assortment for two.
-- Quite possibly the best Valentine's deal out there, Zinburger will feed you and your sweetie for $40 ++. Split an appetizer, order a burger, and then share a slice of banana cream or chocolate pie. They will even throw in a beverage (select wine, beer, soft drink, or a shake)!
Cartwright's Sonoran Ranch House
-- A la Carte menu with featuring specials such as the lobster and beef tenderloin pairing ($39), rabbit Dijon sausage with baby vegetables ($16) and a petite heart-shaped red velvet cake ($9).
Tonto's Bar & Grill
-- Dinner specials include Maine lobster bisque ($9), Steak and Scallops ($32), and a red velvet heart cake with cream cheese icing ($9).
Tuscany at the Marriott Desert Ridge Resort
-- Three course dinner that starts with your choice of a wild arugula salad or a roasted cauliflower soup with truffle oil. Entrees include choice of pan-roasted chicken , fennel stuffed Branzino with a white bean pancetta ragu, pappardelle with sweet corn and capri tomatoes, and a bone-in rib eye. Strawberry and passion fruit cheesecake pops or a milk chocolate lime creme brulee will be served for dessert. $85 ++ per couple.