Around Town: Love is in the Air

From romantic restaurants to infrared sauna treatments, Prim clients have exactly what you need to treat that special someone this Valentine’s Day.

DINING:

TAMAYO

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Tamayo this year, located in Denver’s always-romantic Larimer Square. Guests can enjoy a special menu for $65 a person, where they can choose their three-course meal from a selection of Chef Antonio Tevillo’s favorites, like pan-seared scallops with mole rosa, lamb enchiladas covered in guajillo sauce and chocolate cake lathered in horchata frosting (special menu details online here).

Guests can also sit at the bar or in the lounge to choose dishes from an abbreviated version of the regular menu. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made online at EatTamayo.com.

TORO

Toro is offering a special menu for Valentine’s Day that includes pan-Latin dishes inspired by romance and passion. The four-course prix-fixe includes a sweet twist to the beloved Toro ceviche with the addition of coconut, followed by a massive entrée of lobster, short rib and sausage. Then, of course, no dinner at Toro is complete without the restaurant’s signature dessert: La Bomba. The white chocolate sphere is filled with local ice creams and fresh fruit and is cracked open tableside. Full Valentine’s Day menu can be found online here. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made online at ToroDenver.com.

GLO NOODLE HOUSE

Glo Noodle House is offering a special prix-fixe menu on Valentine’s Day. The dinner will feature six courses and will be offered for $85 per person. Diners can expect to enjoy dishes including oysters with yuzu mignonette, grilled beef tenderloin with parsnip purée, beef reduction, kizami and butter-poached shrimp and chocolate budino with smoked caramel and white chocolate strawberry. Reservations can be made on Tock.

URBAN VILLAGE GRILL

Urban Village Grill is offering a $100 three-course, prix-fixe dinner for two with a complimentary bottle of bubbles this Valentine’s Day. Diners can expect to enjoy appetizers including, gol gappa, tortilla chili chat, urban cauliflower and chipotle tandoori chicken. For the main course, guests can share a taste of Urban Village Grill together over dishes like Chef Charlie’s butter chicken, shrimp coconut curry, lamb vindaloo, kadai veg and dal makhini. For dessert, guests will be served the red rose family which is a rose-shaped chocolate mousse cake perfect for every duo! Reservations can be made online at urbanvillagegrill.com.

PERRY’S STEAKHOUSE AT PARK MEADOWS

Perry’s Steakhouse is offering a candlelit Valentine’s Day dinner for two from Saturday, February 11th to Tuesday, February 14th. Whether dining in or opting for take-out, patrons can start their meal with two salads from the menu; signature wedge salad, Caesar salad or a field green, pear and candied pecan salad. For an entrée, Perry’s is offering a 12 oz. candlelight filet mignon roast for two, alongside whipped potatoes and thick-cut chargrilled vegetables. To top the meal off, diners can enjoy a half-dozen chocolate-dipped strawberry kisses for dessert. The candlelit dinner is $185 per couple for those dining in at Perry’s and $145 for take-away, the to-go option includes rose petals and a votive candle with a holder. Reservations can be made online here.

SEASONS 52 AT PARK MEADOWS

For those looking to stay at home and cozy, Seasons 52 at Park Meadows is offering a Valentine’s Day multi-course dinner for two. For $110, couples can enjoy two 6 or 8 oz. filet mignons cooked to their preference, with a choice of broccolini or Yukon mashed potatoes on the side and two “mini-indulgences” to choose from; Belgian chocolate smores or a raspberry chocolate chip cannoli. To compliment the at-home dining experience, patrons can also choose one bottle of wine to accompany their meal. Take-out orders can be placed here.

WINDFALL BREWING AT ORCHARD TOWN CENTER

Windfall Brewing Company at Orchard Town Center in Westminster is offering a $125 prix-fixe dinner for two. It includes one shared appetizer, two salads, two entrees and one shared dessert. Beverages included are two flights of four 5oz beer tasters or two glasses of wine or two cocktails and one 64oz growler filled with a beer of choice to take home. Choices include duck confit bruschetta with crème fraîche and apricot-mustard jam to start, strawberry and candied pecans with goat cheese fritters, maple vinaigrette and arugula salad, a whole pan-roasted trout with soy-citrus pan sauce, wild rice and grilled asparagus as an entrée and chocolate crème brûlée with chocolate covered strawberries as dessert. The full menu, inclusive of all course options, can be found here. The Valentine’s Dinner option will be available on Saturday, February 11 and Tuesday, February 14 from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Reservations can be made by called (720) 531-5822 or online.

GIFTS:

SUTI & CO

Süti & Co, a Scandinavian-style bakery and home goods shop in Boulder that specializes in shortbread cookies, will be offering a special Valentine’s Day box of cookies for purchase in-store. Chef Andrea Uzarowski packs her hand-picked variety of nine large shortbread cookies inside a bamboo box, tied with a wide satin ribbon for $30.

The cookies are made by hand — think couture for cookies — using small batch, high-end ingredients. Each cookie is hand rolled, hand cut, hand filled and packed with care and love. Guests can also peruse the store for hygge-inspired gifts like candles, aprons, tableware, soft blankets, home decor and jewelry.

PARK MEADOWS

Housing 1.7 million square feet of retail space and over 180 of the finest and most popular retailers in America, Park Meadows is the ultimate destination to find a Valentine’s Day gift to wow any special person in your life. Shoppers can stop by the following Park Meadows stores to secure the perfect Valentine’s Day gift.

For the sweet tooth:

Nespresso: Is your lover a coffee-lover? Gift them Pierre Herme’s Festive Dark Chocolates with Timur Berries to pair with their coffee.

Cioccolatier: For those with a sweet tooth, the Cioccolatier makes for the perfect gift. Choose from luxury chocolates dipped in edible gold, chocolate fondue, chocolate dipped fresh strawberries, the Melting Heart Collection, gold and silver solid milk chocolate hearts or fill your own heart-box

Lolli & Pops: Upgrade your V-day Charcuterie board with a Candy Charcuterie Board Kit from Lolli & Pops.

For the littlest Valentine:

Tullabee: Don’t forget about the kids! Gift your tiny one an adorable “Kiss Me” hat at Tullabee.

Build A Bear: Customize a plush teddy bear with a personalized message for your valentine.

Lego: Build a heartfelt Lego bouquet at the Lego Store.

For the self-care queen:

LUSH Cosmetics: Be the bomb and buy your sweetheart fresh handmade bath bomb gift sets from LUSH Cosmetics!

Dry Bar: The gift of a good hair day never goes out of style. Give the gift of a blow at Dry Bar to kick off Valentine’s Day.

For the “diamonds are a girl’s best friend” type:

Pandora: You can’t go wrong with a Pandora bracelet and charms. For mother-daughter duos, stop by the stop to make-your-own custom Valentine’s bracelets, necklaces and keychains.

John Atencio: Right in time for Valentine’s Day, John Atencio recently debuted its gold and silver Precious Hearts collection perfect to wow your Valentine.

Blue Nile: Thinking of popping the question this Valentine’s Day? Blue Nile has all of your diamond needs covered for saying “I do.”

For the one that’s hard to shop for:

Maker’s Market: Support small business this Valentine’s Day with a gift from Park Meadow’s Maker’s Market. From custom beer-can art to stylish sweaters, the Marker’s Market has something for everyone.

For the gift of an experience:

Oriental Chi: Step away from the craziness and revive your Chi with a couples massage at Oriental Chi.

Canvas & Cocktails: Enjoy a creative and romantic paint and sip evening at Canvas & Cocktails during open paint nights. All materials and a glass of wine are included in the price.

For the non-traditional dates:

ORVIS: More of an outdoorsy couple? Opt for Orvis’ FREE fly-tying class online & in store.

Sandbox VR: Experience Colorado’s only Sandbox VR experience and immerse yourself in the world of VR.

UPSWELL

A day-pass to Upswell, a fitness studio based in Glendale, is an excellent way to honor that special person in your life this February. With an assortment of fitness classes to choose from and a multitude of recovery-focused options, such as infrared saunas, Normatec gear, massage guns and more, you can’t go wrong with the gift of wellness. Secure a day pass here for $45.

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