Valentine’s Day Prix-Fixe at Commonwealth Tavern 2.14

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Valentine’s Day Prix-Fixe at Commonwealth Tavern

Saturday, February 14
$40 per person
Commonwealth Tavern invites guests to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a decadent four-course menu created by Chef Donny Farrell. The prix-fixe menu will feature Bay Scallops, Braised Short Ribs, Sauteed Shrimp and more (complete menu below). Drink specials include half-price bottles of wine and $6 craft cocktails. The regular menu will also be available. Guests can make reservations by calling 773.697.7965.

FIRST COURSE (choice of):
Cauliflower Soup with chili oil, pickled shishito, mint, smoked almonds
Endive Salad with currant, hazelnut, Gravity Hill cheese, tarragon goddess

SECOND COURSE (choice of):
Bay Scallops with sunchoke puree, maitake, preserved lemon, spiced walnut
Celery Root Risotto with brown butter, vinaigrette, pickled grape

THIRD COURSE (choice of):
Sautéed Shrimp with Burmese rice, winter citrus, smoked almond, harissa aioli
Braised Short Rib with cranberry mostarda, smoked potato, shishito pepper, mustard jus

FOURTH COURSE:
Chocolate Budino with basil, candied orange, hazelnut

Valentine’s Day Barn Dance 2.14

Heartland Cafe

Heartland Cafe

WHO/WHAT:           

Heartland Café, a neighborhood hot-spot dedicated to community building and honoring its Midwestern roots, is excited to host a barn dance for Valentine’s Day! Singles, couples, beginners, advanced, all ages—all are welcome to dance the night away and celebrate the holiday. This low key but high energy event is the perfect way for anyone, couples and singles alike, to enjoy Valentine’s Day. Jo Mortland will be calling and provide a basic lesson before the evening begins–so pros and beginners will have all the tools they need for a fun evening.

Guests will be dancing squares, pairs and lines with live music by Mudflapps and a live caller, Jo Mortland.

In addition, a delicious all-you-can-eat dessert table will be available to satisfy the Valentine’s Day sweet tooth. Fresh chocolate-dipped fruits, vegan chocolate cake, carrot cake and other goodies are sure to provide energy for a night of dancing fun!

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Valentine’s decor that won’t break the bank

If your Valentine’s Day decorations consist of cardboard hearts and paper mache, it’s time for an upgrade. Target offers stylish Valentine’s decor for guys and gals on a budget.

Heart Figurines Set of 3 – Red (4″/4″/2.5″) – view
Price: $24.99

Rose Topiary Centerpiece – Multicolor (4″ x 8″) – view
Price: $19.99

Candy Heart and Wreath Collection – view
Price: $21.80 – $39.80

Ceramic Candle Tray – 12″ – view
Price: $2.48 – $4.98

Heart Shaped Berry Wreath – view
Price: $21.80

Smith & Hawken® Welcome Doormat – view
Price: $9.98

(photos: target.com)