With indoor dining in NYC still suspended and February temperatures in the mid-20’s, takeout may be the way to go in NYC this Valentine’s Day. That doesn’t mean you can’t still have a luxury experience at home. Here are our top five luxury finds to make your day filled with elegance and romance:
One of the main purveyors of caviar, with a Michelin-starred restaurant in New York City and another location in Miami. For Valentine’s Day Caviar Russe, is offering an ultra-luxe takeout menu for two designed to bring Caviar Russe’s intimate and indulgent experience home. The elegantly presented eight-course meal includes:
Caviar & Champagne – Select Osetra, Traditional Accompaniments, Dom Perignon
Blue Fin Tuna Tartar Caviar, Ponzu, Brioche
Lobster Tail Chilled
Balyk Smoked Salmon Créme Frîche, Sourdough, Caviar
Foie Gras Terrine Périgord Black Truffle
Caviar Baked Potato Classic Osetra
Strawberries & Chocolate Mousse
The Caviar Russe Valentine’s special for two is available for NYC delivery or pick up Friday 2/12 through Sunday 2/14. Orders must be placed by February 12th. Cost: $1,500. To order email: reservationsnyc@caviarrusse.
Eleven Madison Park
Three Michelin Star restaurant Eleven Madison Park is offering a decadent menu for Valentine’s Day that you can order in advance. The multicourse menu for two features lobster pie and bone-marrow crusted beef tenderloin with vegetable sides such as kale and cumin-roasted carrots, a winter greens salad, and a dark chocolate tart with passion fruit alongside a jar of EMP’s treasured granola.
A bonus- for every meal purchased, Eleven Madison Park donates 10 meals to New Yorkers experiencing food insecurity through their ongoing partnership with Rethink Food. A selection of wines and cocktails are also available.
Orders are available for pick-up on Mon/Feb 11-Thurs/Feb 14. ORDER NOW: $325 for dinner for 2.
Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio’s Flagship Michelin- star NYC restaurant has been closed for indoor and outdoor dining but does special occasion boxes for delivery nationwide or pickup. Tom takes care of all of the details with an elegant home-cooked meal with only the best.
Tom Colicchio’s Valentine’s Day Menu (serves 2)
- Lobster Salad w/ Frisée & Winter Citrus (shellfish)
- 16 oz. Certified Angus Chateaubriand*, marinated with Pimento Oil
- Black Truffle Jus (mushrooms/wine)
- Sautéed Spinach (alliums)
- Braised Leeks (alliums)
- Potato Gratin (dairy)
- Raspberry Cheesecake (dairy; is gluten-free)
- Chocolate Truffles
For extra decadence, add on the craft cocktail kit. Tom Colicchio’s Valentine’s Day box is available for pre-order thru Thursday, 2/4 for pickup at CRAFTNYC (19th & Park) on Thursday, February 11th – Saturday, February 13th from 2-8 pm. $225 for dinner for 2. ORDER ONLINE HERE
This highly-acclaimed Michelin star collaboration between Chef James Kent and Restauranteur Jeff Katz in the Financial District will be delivering a 4-course menu starting with a caviar and bread course, appetizers, roasted short rib, pomme purée, kale Caesar salad, and sticky toffee pudding. The meal is available for pickup or delivery on Friday, February 12, 2021. $195 for dinner for 2.
Palmaz Vineyards + Brasas Food and Wine Society
Brasas Food and Wine Society is planning the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner. A virtually evening of great food and wine paired with lively entertainment from famed mentalist Spidey awaits you.
Purchase before February 5th to join from the comfort of your own home on Saturday, February 13th. Shipped directly to you will be perfectly paired Genesee Valley Ranch Wagyu, Palmaz Vineyards Cabernet, artisanal chocolates from Anette’s Napa Valley, and a MEATER Plus thermometer.
All kits will include:
- Palmaz Vineyards Cabernet
- artisanal chocolates from Anette’s Napa Valley
- MEATER Plus thermometer
- Choice from three Genesee Valley Ranch Wagyu beef cuts: Tenderloin Filets, NY Strip Steaks, or a Tomahawk (make a selection when purchasing). All prices are shipping inclusive.
Dinner starting at $415 for dinner for 2. To order: brasasclub.com
Kimberly Fisher is a Pursuitist contributor. As a freelance writer and on-camera host, Kimberly has traveled the world and has published over 400 articles in over 44 publications including Sherman's Travel, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxury Lifestyles UK, eHow, Examiner, Food Wine Travel Magazine, Luxe Beat, NiteGuide, Ocean View, and USA Today. Disclosure: Kimberly is under contract with Casa Del Sol.