Roses are red, violets are blue, Valentine's Day is around the corner, have you planned that romantic evening for two?
If it slipped your mind, not to worry, it isn't too late to make reservations for you and your date. Delectable dishes, cocktails, live music and more are just some of the lovely treats Laguna Beach has in store this year.
K'Ya Bistro & Rooftop Lounge at Hotel La Casa del Camino, 1287 S. Coast Hwy., will feature a special four-course menu, including two entrees and a dessert trio for $99 per couple, festive cocktails and live entertainment by singer-songwriter Andrew Corradini in the lobby. For reservations, call (949) 376-9718. The hotel will offer "Sweet Escape" and "Sweetheart" gift packages for couples at special rates. For more information, call (888) 367-5232.
Classical pianist Linda Fuller will entertain couples from 7 to 10 p.m. as they enjoy a four-course Winemaker's Dinner at Laguna Canyon Winery, 2133 Laguna Canyon Road. For reservations, call (949) 715-9463.
Celebrate your love of the earth and each other from 7 to 11 p.m. at Club M, 680 S. Coast Hwy., host of the fifth-annual Valentine's Day "One Love" Reggae Festival, featuring performances by Grammy nominee Pato Banton, The Rebel Rockers, World Anthem and Joe Gardiner. The event will also pay tribute to Bob Marley. Advance tickets are $25; $30 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Mail Stop, 1278 Glenneyre St. or by calling (949) 573-8624. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to HelpBlueWater.com.
Love-birds will have a choice of two seatings at Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy. Early birds can choose between Moroccan mahi mahi, chicken Oscar and filet and lobster from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for $48 per person. A second seating for night owls at 7 p.m. will feature a choice of entrees including Chilean sea bass, prime New York steak and a peri-peri prawns pasta dish for $68 per person. For reservations, call (949) 715-7100.
Nirvana Grille, 303 Broadway, Suite 101, will serve a three-course prix-fixe menu from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., with a choice of pan-seared striped bass, Angus filet mignon and a cheese and vegetable plate for $74 per person. For reservations, call (949) 497-0027. Visit http://www.nirvanagrille.com for the full menu.
Singer-songwriter Brian Roark will host a Valentine's Day show at 9:30 p.m. Monday at the Sandpiper, 1183 S. Coast Hwy., with folk/blues/rock/reggae performances by Jack Marko, Local Blues Project and Nardis. Works by local artist Eddie de la Barca will also be on display. Cover charge is $5 and includes a chance to win a Valentine's gift. Roark will continue to spread the love at 9 p.m. Tuesday when he joins Chili Davis and Ryan Rickman for another live performance.
Sapphire Laguna, 1200 S. Coast Hwy., will have only "romantic tables-for-two" on Monday, and will feature a special prix-fixe menu, a variety of fine wines and incredible chocolate selection for dessert. For reservations, call (949) 715-9888.
In addition to its regular menu, Sorrento Grille and Wine Bar, 370 Glenneyre St., will feature an array of "aphrodisiac specials" today through Valentine's Day, including roasted lamb loin and butter poached lobster, guaranteed to heat things up between you and your loved one. For reservations, call (949) 494-8686.
You and your special someone will love what Ti Amo, 31727 S. Coast Hwy., has to offer. Choose from decadent dishes including lamb chops over prosciutto and brie polenta and mustard greens, white Alaskan salmon in a champagne sauce and a grilled vegetable and basil pesto plate. For reservations, call (949) 499-5350.
French 75 Laguna, 1464 S. Coast Hwy., will offer a decadent prix-fixe menu today, Saturday and Sunday for $65 per person. A $95 prix-fixe dinner on Valentine's Day includes a complimentary long-stem rose and chocolates. For reservations, call (949) 494-8444.
Transition Laguna will host a Valentine's dance from 8 to 10 p.m. Monday at the Women's Club, 286 St. Ann's Drive, which will feature Ecstatic Dance and movement to World Beats from DJ Billy and Nicole. $10 donation.