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.

101 Steak

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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

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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

Mains

  • 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

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Appetizers:

  • Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Pimento Cheese
  • Chicken Liver

A Special Main Dish:

  • Lobster Salad with red beets, young goat cheese, fennel and tarragon vinaigrette

Dessert:

  • 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