7 special menus to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Wine and dine your Valentine.
7 special menus to celebrate Valentine’s Day
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Saturday, Feb. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 12
Kick off Valentine’s Day celebrations early with a five-course prix fixe meal at The Statehouse Saturday night. To add to the meal, Sommelier Massimo Serradimigni will select five wines from importer Leonardo LoCascio Selections to pair with each of the five courses for an additional $35 per person. The next morning, come back to listen to the Ben Ferris Jazz Quartet while enjoying a “bubbly” brunch. $85, facebook.com

Saturday, Feb. 11 through Tuesday, Feb. 14
Throughout Valentine’s weekend, The Verona Woods will offer a special three-course menu. Choose from a wide-array of menu items including ahi tuna poke, a seared duck breast and churros covered with cinnamon cardamom sugar. Bring a loved one to this Valentine’s dinner to try some of the multiple options provided on the menu. $90 per couple, facebook.com

Monday, Feb. 13 through Tuesday, Feb.14
Share an appetizer, two entrees and a dessert with a special someone at Rockhound Brewing Company. Besides a special menu, there will be drink discounts both nights. On Monday, bottles of wine will be half price, on Tuesday, 25 percent off. When choosing the dinner for two special, the first two pints of beer are buy-one-get-one free. $40, facebook.com

Tuesday, Feb. 14
Go on a love-filled adventure through the Share the Love Tour, a special edition Atwood Brew & Chew tour. Exclusive love-filled foods and beverages will be available at each location. Stops include Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier and Table Wine, Next Door Brewing and Monsoon Siam2. All proceeds will go to the Jewish Social Services refugee resettlement program. $59, 6-9 p.m., visitmadison.com

Take a short culinary trip to Italy for true feelings of “amore” at A Pig in a Fur Coat. This classic Italian restaurant created a shared tasting menu for Valentine’s Day only. The Lady-and-the-Tramp-style pasta will make anyone convinced they are spending an evening in Roma. $80 for two people, apiginafurcoat.com

At Everly, sharing is caring with a family-style menu with various shareable plates per course. This four-course meal allows guests to order two items per course, giving the opportunity to try half of the total selections offered. Along with the California-inspired dishes, California wine pairings will also be available for an additional cost. $50, everlymadison.com

Wednesday, Feb. 15
If you’re anything like Rory and Lorelai Gilmore, then pizza is probably your one true love. Celebrate that love at A Pig in a Fur Coat’s pizza lunch. When the dough is gone, the pizza-making is done, so stop-by early to choose from three wood-fired pizzas. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., facebook.com