Palos Verdes Valentine’s Day 2020 Celebrations!

Palos Verdes Valentine’s Day 2020 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 will be offering an outstanding five-course tasting menu and wine pairing, on February 14 & 15, 2020, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. featuring your choice of main entrees including lobster lasagna, filet mignon, crab crusted loup de mer, and more.  Finish the evening with an after dinner cocktail from the table side cordial cart.  There will be live entertainment on February 14.  Limited à la carte menu available on February 15, 2020.

Nelson’s will be offering Valentine’s dining specials from February 14 through February 16, 2020, from 4:00 to 900 p.m.  You can enjoy panko-crusted lobster tail or cowboy rib eye steak with a lemon kale, pecorino pesto and arugula salad.  Taste “The Passion,” an Absolut Elyx Vodka and passion fruit cocktail, or have a “Kiss,” a zesty cocktail featuring Absolut Elyx and Lillet.  If you’re in the mood for some bubbly, visit the Veuve Clicquot mobile Champagne station for a picture-worthy pour.

Bashi will be offering a Valentine’s Day menu from February 14, from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. through February 16, from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m., 2020.  Their featured offerings include honey glazed barbeque lamb rack with mixed berry compote, and dry aged seaweed cured striped bass Wellington.  Bashi’s “I Love Sushi” special features a heart shaped sushi plate, complimented by Veuve Clicquot.  Enjoy their special cocktails and more.

Catalina Kitchen will be serving their Valentine’s specials from February 14 through 17, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. 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 pick up all the holiday treats needed to make your Valentine’s Day extra sweet!  Specialty Valentine’s Day items at Sea Beans include premium long stem chocolate dipped strawberries, handmade marshmallows, chocolate high heel shoe filled with truffle assortment, red velvet cake and cream cheese trifle jars, chocolate heart boxes, and more.

For more information and to make a reservation, please call 310.265.2836.

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 fifteenth annual Valentine’s Tea & Tunes on Saturday, February 8, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The event will take place inside the Museum’s historic Stagecoach Barn. You will be treated to an unforgettable afternoon of tea, a full buffet lunch and charming live music.  Come prepared to enjoy good friends, delicious food and laughter in the most beautifully decorated space you’ve ever seen.  The sponsors of the tea, The Sisters, Simie Seaman and Lana Hollis spend days decorating the barn and setting each table with the finest antiques and linens ensuring that no two tables look alike.  There will also be a best hat contest so be sure to don your finest for this memorable event.  Tickets are still available, but they do sell out quickly.  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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