5 Decadent Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Robin Barr Sussman | January 30, 2018 | Feature Features

Impress a new crush, reignite a long time love, or celebrate friendship this Valentine's Day over dinner, drinks and amore.
Third Coast Jaconde chocolate cake

1. Hotel Alessandra
Bardot lounge should be your first stop for a sultry cocktail. Follow this with a four or six course tasting menu with wine pairings at Lucienne, the hotel’s elegant European style restaurant. Don’t skip dessert. 1070 Dallas St., 713.242.8555

2. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
If it has to be the very best in steak and wine, celebrate at Houston’s iconic steakhouse. A special three-course menu is on offer with a red velvet brownie for dessert. Fresh roses will be given out on February 14. 1200 McKinney St., 713.658.1995, and other location

3. Potente
Reserve ahead for an Italian feast at this sophisticated downtown spot, which resembles a romantic Italian villa. The luxe five-course menu complete with caviar and truffles starts with a complimentary glass of Champagne. 1515 Texas Ave., 713.237.1515

4. Third Coast
Escape to this striking oasis at the top of the John P. McGovern Commons building for Valentine’s brunch or dinner. Specials of the evening will include filet mignon and lobster tail with Bernaise. Desserts and wines are top notch. 6550 Bertner Ave., 6th floor, 713.749.0400

5. Xochi
For Valentine’s week (February 10-13, 15-17), expect a special couple’s menu with multiple courses spotlighting the exotic cuisine of Oaxaca. Finish with an elaborate chocolate dessert. 1777 Walker St. in Marriott Marquis, 713.300.4440


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