My Dream Valentine's Day Progressive Dinner


Two glasses, something different in each. [Photo: Maggie Hoffman]

I'm generally not a make-huge-plans-on-Valentine's Day kind of girl; given the waits and the crowds and the God-awful fixed price menus with molten chocolate cakes for dessert, I'd just as soon stay home with my man-friend and a bottle or two of Pinot.

But when the other editors asked me to dream up a 5-course progressive dinner—drinks, appetizers, entrees, dessert, and drinks, all at different venues—well, I started to come around. There's an awful lot of excellent food in this city, after all. So come along on my dream Valentine's Day date.

Serious Eats Newsletters

Keep up with our latest recipes, tips, techniques and where to eat!

Comments can take up to a minute to appear - please be patient!

Previewing your comment: