Valentine’s Day, Max’s 20th Belgian beer fest, and more are all on the menu.
Different meals for the Lunar New Year have been served at Red Pepper Bistro, NiHao, and Peter Chang Baltimore for a few weeks now. There will be a few more New Year’s parties over the weekend.
This weekend, The Corner Pantry’s Christmas menu is back for another year. You can eat lunch at the Lake Falls restaurant or bring home soy-brined and tea-smoked chicken.
A party for the Year of the Dragon will be held on Saturday at Peabody Heights Brewery and by the Baltimore chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP Baltimore). Lion dance, a money tree, and a new beer will all be there.
For the whole week, Magdalena is having a party for the Lunar New Year. Rémy Martin will help run an event on February 15.
The fake Spring Fling in Canton
On Saturday, a few bars in Canton are having a “impromptu day-drinking event” to get ready for the nice weather that’s coming. People can buy tickets at The Worthington from noon to three p.m. These will let you get deals at The Worthington, El Bufalo, and Cowboy Row. There are also gifts for people who come early or at all.
A day for lovers
Valentine’s Day, which is in the middle of the week, is the most important event this week. A lot of places in the area have planned holiday events and special meals.
Gertrude’s serves a “aphrodisiac” dinner with three plates and your choice of wine to go with them. Some of the courses are oysters on the half shell with champagne-tarragon mignonette and lamb lollipops with pistachios and maple-fig demi-glace.
The Valentine’s Day menu at Silver Queen Café is à la carte and has a lot of fancy items, such as oysters and fillet mignon au poivre. There are also drinks that are only available on Valentine’s Day.
On Saturday, Of Love & Regret’s party starts with a fun lunch for Galentine’s Day. On February 14, the restaurant will serve a “love-themed menu.”
Guinness Open Gate Brewing will serve a Valentine’s Day-themed four-course meal with craft beers that go with each one. They are also bringing back their one-time-only Ruby Sun beer for the event.
At The Milton Inn, the four-course prix-fixe menu has meals like grilled Charolais veal flank steak with mushroom fricassee, horseradish potatoes, and winter black truffle butter.
If you want to get ready for Valentine’s Day, The Tilted Row serves crab pasta and Chilean sea bass wrapped in pancetta.
At Maggie’s Farm, you can get fancy Valentine’s Day food like oysters Rockefeller and fried lobster tail.
From Wednesday to February 18, you can get a three-course Valentine’s Day pre-fixe at Cookhouse. It comes with lobster croquettes and veal stew.
Tagliata serves different Valentine’s Day meals for lunch and dinner. There is tortellini on the menu that is filled with prosciutto and mortadella and tossed with speck, melted Parmigiano, candied walnuts, and balsamic.
At the Bluebird Cocktail Room, the party starts early. In the Hampden restaurant from February 9 to February 15, you can get a set meal and cheap drinks.
An intimate wine dinner for two is being held at the Gramercy Mansion by Chef’s Expressions on February 14. You can order food like duck confit with cherry mirepoix and rice, which goes well with Moshin Russian River Pinot Noir. It’s also good that the event helps the Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue.
The Corner Pantry’s free coffee for the month of February has a Valentine’s Day theme. The Black Forest coffee is made with cherry mocha almond syrup, and you can put whipped cream on top.
Hawaii Kampachi ceviche with blood orange, serranos, red onion, cucumber, and mango in a passion fruit sauce is one of the starters on La Calle’s V-Day menu. You can get a standard New York strip or a whole bronzini in a habanero pepper citrus sauce for your main course.
On Valentine’s Day, Mama’s on the Half Shell serves a tasty meal for two with crab cakes, lobster tails, and strip mignon.
The V-Day meal at Bondhouse for two costs $75 and comes with wine, a starter to share, salads, main dishes, and desserts.
People who come to Allora will get a free glass of champagne and a three-course tasting meal.
Have a party for love and cornbread
You don’t need a fancy dinner with your sweetheart to enjoy the holiday. Everyone can find something they like at Love & Cornbread. To raise money to end food inequity in Baltimore, the group is having a Valentine’s Day event at the Accelerator Space in Govans.
Live music and a “diamond hunt” are all part of the party. There is also food from a lot of local businesses, like Taste This Cake, Mr. Roast Beast, Butter & Crumb Pies, Plant Baked by Sarah, Yeamon Coffee, Wight Tea, and Fit Prep Cuisine. Check out the list below.
The teams of Love & Cornbread will also make soup and cornbread.
The 20th Belgian Beer Festival
The 20th Belgian Beer Fest will begin at Max’s Taphouse on Friday, February 16. The event starts at noon on Friday and goes through Monday. There will be over 100 Belgian beers on tap, some of which are hard to find in the U.S. Plus, if you want to switch things up, there are about 30 other kegs to pick from.