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Happy Valentine’s Day!

So, now that the Super Bowl is over, the next big thing is of course Valentine’s Day! Do you know your way around your gourmet kitchen with granite countertops in Mercer Crossing in Farmers Branch, TX? Or do you prefer to go to a nice romantic restaurant and let the experts take care of everything? If you are like me, you will go with the second option.

Less than eight miles away is Table 13. They are offering a special four course Valentine’s Day menu, live music and a long stem rose. Appetizer course includes bacon wrapped dates, calamari, shrimp cocktail, crab cake or escargot. The second course features tomato soup, lobster bisque, house salad, Caesar salad or wedge salad. Main course options are shrimp scampi, sea bass, salmon, lemon caper chicken, pork chops, tenderloin, ribeye or filet mignon. Dessert options are lemon cake, chocolate Kahlua cake or bread pudding.

Less than nine miles away is Canary By Gorji, a small Mediterranean restaurant also with a Valentine’s Day menu. Appetizer choices include chilled avocado and shrimp and feta with pomegranates and pita. Second course is berry and baby green salad or kale Caesar salad. Main course options include filet, char and shrimp, lamb and quail or wild boar tenderloin and scallop. And flourless chocolate cake or four berry sorbet is for dessert.

Closer to home and less than five miles away is Pappas Bros Steakhouse, and they also have a special menu for this holiday weekend. The first course is a choice of house salad, Caesar salad or soup of the day. The main course options are filet Oscar or filet and shrimp. And a red velvet brownie is for dessert. Roses will give handed out too.

So if you are not staying in your luxury apartment at Mercer Crossing, remember to make reservations soon. This is one of the busiest days of the year.