Most offer carryout; treats and add-ons abound
There are plenty of options still available for celebrating Valentine’s Day 2022 with tasty cuisine and treats. This year, several DC-area restaurants will offer special meals and packages, with many packages available for both on-premises dining and carryout and delivery.
Puerto Rican restaurant La Famosa will offer a special “Mucho Amor” carryout package for Valentine’s Day. The $85 package includes a three-course dinner for two that features Puerto Rican-style Porchetta with an herb mojo sauce, Tri-fungo, which is a mixture of mashed green plantains, yucca, and sweet plantains, and La Famosa’s Torta Chocolate, filled with dark chocolate, topped with caramel sauce and served over Vanilla Chantilly Cream.
Add-ons include bottles of Belle Jardin for $25, a “Poco Amor” flower arrangement from local florist Concrete Rose Floral for $50, and boxes of four specialty local, handmade truffles from Artisan Confections, priced at $12.
The restaurant will accept orders three days prior to pick-up days, between February 11 and 14.
La Famosa, 1300 4th Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20003
Del Mar will offer a Valentine’s Day Prix-Fixe menu from February 11 to 14. The menu will include Cherry Gazpacho, Shigoku Oysters, a chilled Nova Scotia Lobster Salad, Creamy Bomba Rice with Winter Black Truffles, and Red Wine Braised Wagyu Beef Cheeks. In addition, guests can top off their dinner choices with Cream Cake with Fruit for dessert.
Guests can navigate to Tock for a Valentine’s Day reservation. During the leadup to Valentine’s Day, weekend brunch will also have the menu available.
Del Mar, 791 Wharf Street Southwest, Washington, DC 20024
On Valentine’s Day, there’s a special menu at All Set in Silver Spring. Guests can order the special three-course meal on February 14 for takeout or dine-in. Fried Oysters, Beef Wellington, Saffron Lobster Risotto, and Chocolate Lava Cake are among the selections. For reservations, navigate here.
For pre-orders, All Set has a “slightly modified” version of the menu now through Saturday, February 12 for pickup between 5 p.m and 6 p.m. on February 14.
All Set, Plaza 5, 8630 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910
At Pizzeria Paradiso in Spring Valley, heart-shaped pizzas return at $19 per pie. The DMV pizza chain will offer these in different flavors. Customers can pair these with wine from Cork Wine Bar & Market for $30. Pizza Hearts can be ordered for dine-in or for delivery February 11 to 14 at any Pizzeria Paradiso location.
Pizzeria Paradiso Spring Valley
Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken
Valentine’s Day Mini Boxes, which carry a dozen mini doughnuts, are a great way to spoil your loved one. Customers will receive two of each:
- Raspberry Red Velvet Cake Doughnuts
- Vanilla Glaze Doughnuts
- Crème Brulee Doughnuts
- Banana Pudding Doughnuts
- Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Doughnuts
Mini boxes cost $30. Available February 11 to 14 for pre-order, the Valentine’s Day mini boxes require only 24 hours’ notice.
Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken: multiple locations
Ted’s Bulletin will celebrate love for several days and offer its Valentine’s Day Pre-Fixe Menu. The special dinner, priced at $50, is available for dine-in or takeout from February 9 to 14.
The dinner will include
- choice of Caesar or House Salad,
- pick of entree: Chicken Parmesan, Grilled Salmon, Short Rib Pot Roast, and Impossible Bolognese
- choice of dessert: Chocolate Mousse Cake, Carrot Cake and Strawberry Ted’s Tarts
Ted’s Bulletin – multiple locations
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