According to the National Retail Federation, about 55% of Americans who celebrate Valentine’s Day will each spend $143 on the holiday. It’s a big day to celebrate for sweethearts and if you are looking for a restaurant to bring your sweetie to, Joy Summers from Minnesota Monthly has a few suggestions that are off the beaten path.
- Bourbon Butcher, Farmington
Seared Sea Scallops with Braised Sweet Potato Puree and a Pomegranate Beurre Blanc Horseradish Blue Cheese Crusted Sirloin with an Ancho Red Wine Reduction, served with Mashed Potatoes and Asparagus
For drinks try the “Labor of Love” or the “On Cloud 9”.
- Bar Brigade, St. Paul
Lobster and Roasted Tomato Bisque with Brioche Croutons
Grilled Zucchini Steak with Mashed Potatoes, Marinated Tomatoes, Shallots and Arugula
For drinks they have Rose on tap or try the Big-Two Hearted.
- Convention Grill, Edina
Convention Grill Double Decker
For drinks, you have to try the Strawberry Malts.