Staring at a menu when every dish looks amazing, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. On Valentine’s Day, you’ll want to order a “wow” dish. Valentine’s Day in Vinings is sure to impress with a meal from one of these restaurants.
The newest steakhouse to Vinings, Chef Joey Ahn, and Chef Ryan Smith dish out a three-course menu for Valentine’s Day that touches on the kitchen’s creativity and international flair.
First Course Choices:
- Shrimp Bisque with Poached GA Shrimp, Chives, Lemon Oil
- Salad of Local Greens, Strawberries, Pistachios, Goat Cheese, Fried Shallots, Blackberry Vinaigrette
- Foie Gras Terrine, Cider Beets, Candied Pecans, Vincotto
Second Course Choices:
- Seared Marget Duck Breast with Duck Confit Risotto, Butternut Squash Purée, Cherry Gastrique
- Prosciutto Wrapped Monkfish
- Chowder with New Potatoes, Sweet Corn, Sherry-Thyme Cream
Dessert For Two:
- Dark Chocolate Mousse with Truffles, Sea Salt, Orange Oil, and Pecans
Old Vinings Inn
The charming, historical Old Vinings Inn invites couples in for a throwback Valentine’s Day meal. From a post office to an apartment, the converted house features secluded dining areas and an enclosed, cozy patio.
Appetizers and Salads
- Lobster Bisque, Butter poached lobster, Dry Sack sherry
- Shrimp Cocktail, Bloody Mary horseradish & remoulade
- Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, sweet creamed corn, herbed EVOO
- Beet Salad, goat cheese, toasted hazelnuts, burnt orange vinaigrette
- Fried Green Tomatoes, goat cheese, smoked tomato aioli
- Baby Field Greens, tart apples, toasted almonds, house vinaigrette, honey-lemon yogurt
- Warm Lobster Salad, hydro bibb, braised shallots & carrots, oyster mushrooms, sherry thyme vinaigrette, warm truffle butter
- Pasteur and Ocean, 7oz filet and crispy lobster tail, bacon-cheddar rosti, sautéed green beans. Add crabmeat and béarnaise to your filet.
- Cheshire Pork Chop, brown sugar bourbon glaze, Brussel-sweet potato hash
- Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes (2), Southern fried potato-corn chowder
- Sautéed True North Salmon, lemon-oregano nage, warm artichoke potato salad, lemon aioli
- Seared Sea Scallops, Parsnip puree, parsley-truffle EVOO, parmesan crisp
- Seared Southern River Farms Filet, whipped potatoes, creamed spinach, bleu cheese butter. Add crabmeat and béarnaise to your filet.
- Zinfandel Braised Short Ribs, whipped potatoes, braised vegetable gravy
- Crispy Twin Lobster Tails, whipped potatoes, sautéed green beans, truffle honey mustard
South City Kitchen – Vinings
- Fried Green Tomatoes
- Pimento Cheese
- Chicken Liver
A Special Main Dish:
- Lobster Salad with red beets, young goat cheese, fennel and tarragon vinaigrette
- Pineapple Upside-Down Cake bourbon caramel, sour cream cake, ambrosia gelato
- Bruléed Banana Pudding banana bread, sweet cream, lang du chat
- Signature Pecan Pie salted caramel, vanilla bean gelato
- Buttermilk Chocolate Cake chocolate cream filling, toasted marshmallow frosting