Food feeds the senses and the soul. What better way to celebrate the day with your sweetheart? Here are five restaurants in Murfreesboro that will be putting out the red carpet, and white tablecloths, to make the evening special.
1. Five Senses
Known for using local ingredients and creating impeccable flavor combinations, Five Senses will be offering a three-course dinner for two for $100. The dinner provides two first course options, either a hearty salad or butternut soup. Pan-roasted Red Fish, Steakhouse Filet, or Lentil “Meatballs” which includes creamy polenta and walnut and spinach pesto are the three second course offerings. And one of their sinful desserts is a perfect way to end the meal: Pavlova or Chocolate Torte. The romantic atmosphere is sure to get the home fires burning. But just to be sure, top off the meal with a glass of champagne.
2. Dallas and Jane
Upscale and contemporary, Dallas and Jane is the place for the foodie couple. Talking desserts first, save room to order the Banana Cream Pie with two forks. You will be glad you did. The top three favorites on the menu are the Verlasso Salmon with Coconut Curry, Prime Strip, and Braised Short Ribs. Start the evening off with a Napa Caesar Salad with everything spice or Cauliflower Steak with Charred Romanesco. The wine list offers quite a compliment of reds (or white if you prefer) for your meal.
3. Alley on Main
Looking for a more relaxed atmosphere for your Valentine’s Day dinner? This is the place. The Alley on Main will be offering a steak special created just for those toasting their love, and they will be flying in fresh sushi-grade fish for a memorable meal. The tenderloin kabobs are one of their favorite appetizers, they are a wonderful place to start the evening. Or try their shrimp wantons. Finish your meal with their decadent Cabernet Sorbet, a luscious blend of rich blackberries and the house Cabernet.
4. Marina’s on the Square
There is something about Italian food that screams romance. Maybe it’s the classic scene from The Lady and the Tramp. Maybe it’s that Italians totally understand romance. Just look at how many romantic movies take place in Italy! Marina’s has long been the place to enjoy a passionate meal. They will be offering a by reservation only dinner for two for $89.00. It includes an appetizer, two entrees, two glasses of wine, and two desserts, along with a complimentary photo with your special person by a professional photographer. Break down and get the cheesy bread. You know you want it. Just make sure you save room for the Cannoli.
5. Bonefish Grill
For those who love fish, come enjoy Bonefish Grill’s steak, crab, and lobster special –which is their version of surf and turf. It will just be available through February 17. Toast the evening with their special Valentine’s Day drink. The drink is topped off with a kiss of love in the shape of a heart. Bonefish also offers items for non-fish eaters, including salads, soups and steaks. Make plans now to come for this special night, as Bonefish Grill has hit many local lists for being the most romantic restaurant.
Wherever you take your special someone for Valentine’s Day, remember the words of Alan D. Wolfelt, “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.”