Palos Verdes Valentine’s Day 2019 Celebrations!

Palos Verdes Valentine’s Day 2019 Celebrations!

Terranea Resort will be celebrating their special Romantic Valentine’s Day Dining.  They are adding specialty menus to please any palate.  Here are just a few of their offerings:
Mar’sel is offering a 5 course prix fix menu ($170) as well as wine parings for ($88).  The special menu will include:  Course l – Scallop w/green grape tabbouleh, crispy faro & red frills mustard; Course 2 – Pink Grapefruit, pink beets, raspberry vinaigrette, avocado & watercress; Course 3 – Lobster Lasagna w/smoked tomato; Course 4 – Duo of Beef w/waguy shortrib, aged ribeye, black truffle red cabbage soubise; Course 5 – Chocolate Lava Cake w/raspberry rose macaroon.

Nelson’s will be offering Red Wine Braised Short Rib & Pan Seared Scallops ($42), Pan Roasted Halibut ($38), plus White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake ($14).

Bashi will be offering a Valentine’s Day menu from February 14 through 17, 2019.  It will consist of 3 Special Cocktails: The Red Hana, Beauty Within & Down in Kokomo for ($17), Sushi – Black Pepper Tuna Carpaccio ($25) & Baked Oysters ($28); Craft Dishes – Pan roasted Duck Breast & Leg Confit ($36) & Tempura Atlantic Lobster Tail ($40) and for Dessert a Honey Cheesecake ($12).

Catalina Kitchen will be serving their Valentine’s specials from February 14 through 17, 2019, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. They will include Small Plates – Arugula & Pear Salad ($17), & Tartare of local Opah ($19), Entrees – Signature Surf N Turf ($68), Roasted Herb Crusted Local Halibut ($34) & House-made Potato Gnocchi ($28).  Dessert will consist of a Red Velvet Cheesecake ($14).  For drink pairings they will be offering their special Sweetheart Cocktails.

Solviva will be offering their variety of heart healthy menu items with a set menu for ($56), and beverage pairing at ($25). The Appetizer will consist of California Bean Stew or Radicchio and Kale Salad, Entree will be Pan Roasted Mary’s Duck or King Trumpet Mushrooms, and Dessert will consist of a Dark Chocolate Mousse Tart.

Sea Beans guests will be able to have sweets all day.

For more information about Terranea Resort’s Valentine’s Day dining events, please visit,

Terranea Resort is located at 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275.


The Friends of Banning Museum will hold their fourteenth annual Valentine’s Tea & Tunes on Saturday, February 9, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The event will take place inside the Museum’s historic Stagecoach Barn.  In this vintage setting, you will enjoy an elegant light luncheon served on fine china with special selections of teas chosen just for the occasion.  There will be entertainment provided as well as tours of the Museum.  There will also be a special exhibit featuring Victorian fans in the Visitor Center.  This is a great opportunity for you to put on your finest hat and gloves and enjoy a relaxing afternoon.  There will also be a contest for the best hat!  Tickets sell out quickly for this Tea, so you should purchase your tickets soon.  The cost is $65 for Friends of Banning Museum members and $75 for non members.  For more information or to make reservations go to, or call 310-548-2005.

The Banning Museum is located at 401 East “M” Street, Wilmington.

To read my last article on Palos Verdes Valentine’s Day celebrations click here.

Photo courtesy of Terranea Resort. 

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