Where To Dine In Westchester Valentine's Day 2014

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Moderne Barn's Petits Beignets: fried doughnut holes, strawberry preserves, caramel sauce & dark chocolate sauce Photo Credit: Courtesy of Moderne Barn
Alvin & Friend's Red Velvet Bread Pudding Photo Credit: Courtesy of Theresa Leghorn

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Maybe your skills in the kitchen are less than romantic, or chocolate just won't cut it this year. One of Westchester's many restaurants could help you feel the love this Valentine's Day.

If you and your sweetie love live music, New Rochelle's Alvin and Friends is a great option. Along with live entertainment from the Mellowtones, it will be offering a special prix-fixe menu for the occasion. For $75 a person, you get three courses in Alvin's signature contemporary Southern Caribbean fusion style and a champagne toast.

For a more traditional seafood dinner, Moderne Barn in Armonk is an option. Chef Ethan Kostbar will be serving up tuna sushi, Beausoleil oysters and a roasted Atlantic Cod paired with red wine risotto, apple parsnip puree, swiss chard, porcini mushrooms, and kumquat chutney.

Stop in between 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. and enjoy the special menu for $85 per person. If you really want to splurge, shell out $130 to add wine pairing.

Can't make it out on Feb. 14? An American Bistro in Tuckahoe is offering its menu from Feb. 13-15. Its three-course prix-fixe menu is on the lower end at $50 a person, packed with delicious options such as the Short Rib Ravioli, served with mascarpone, garlic, white wine and pine nuts.

If you prefer an intimate, secluded meal in the countryside, Vox Bar and Restaurant in North Salem is offering a $75 prix-fixe menu. The "Roasted Duck Montmorency," served with "Forbidden Black Rice," haricots vert and cherries-brandy sauce might just steal your heart away from your beau.

Finally, for chocolate lovers, Benjamin Steakhouse of White Plains has shared its easy recipe for chocolate-covered bacon.

Alvin and Friends - 14 Memorial Highway, New Rochelle, (914) 654-6549

Moderne Barn - 430 Bedford Road, Armonk, (914) 730-0001

An American Bistro - 296 Columbus Avenue, Tuckahoe, (914) 793-0807

Vox Bar and Restaurant - 721 Titicus Road, North Salem, (914) 669-5450

Where is you and your sweetie's No. 1 date spot? Let us know below.

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inthewoods:

Of today's front page articles in the Mount Vernon Daily Voice, not one is about Mount Vernon. Major changes are underway that will change the face of downtown MV. The City Council and Planning Board are meeting continuously. Yet the DV reports nothing. Is there someone to complain to? Who's in charge of handing out these franchises? We can all find somewhere to eat on Valentine's Day. We get weather reports from many other sources. What we need is coverage of the important issues in our community.

lfontanello:

Mulinos in White Plains...always the best for a special night!

VM4FA:

La Catena - Ardsley NY
Great food and a great host, Emilio!

m.sanchez:

Little Mexican Cafe on Main St in New Rochelle- great food and the best Mojitos & cerveza in Westchester County. Excellent customer service.

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