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A guide to last-minute Valentine's planning


Time to finalize your Valentine's plans. Following is a list of places offerings specials on and around Tues., Feb. 14:

Aqua Blue in Roswell will offer a $65 prix-fixe four-course meal with seatings at 5:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m. 1564 Holcomb Bridge Road. 770-643-8886.

Avra Greek Tavern in Midtown will serve a $50, four-course special menu. 794 Juniper St. 404-892-8890.

Di Paolo in Alpharetta will offer special Italian dishes on Valentine's Day as well as the weekend before, Fri.-Sun., Feb. 10-12. 8560 Holcomb Bridge Road. 770-587-1051.

Eno will offer a $75 five-course prix-fixe meal with the theme "Valentine's in Provence." Wine pairings are available for an additional cost, and the regular menu also will be served. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191.

Imperial Fez will offer a special $75 five-course menu in conjunction with the regular dinner menu. Offered to all guests: "A Shot to the Heart," a drink with a base of plum wine concocted for the occasion. The dinner menu will include a choice of soup, shlada (Moroccan salads), b'stella (Cornish hen), and entree of quail with apple-pear roasted almonds, sesame seed, and a honey glaze, fawakih (fruit), atay b'naa-naa (mint tea) and a corn de gazelle pastry. 2285 Peachtree Road. 404-351-0870.

Murphy's in Virginia-Highland will offer its regular menu in addition to Valentine's specials, including shrimp and crab salad, salmon Oscar, grilled New York strip with wild mushroom scalloped potatoes, and a "tropical fruit heart." 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904.

Oceanaire Seafood Room has planned a five-course menu -- including oysters, lobster and chocolate fondue -- for $75 per person. 1100 Peachtree St. 404-475-2277.

Pura Vida will offer a "Tapas for Two" special. For $70 per couple, the restaurant will offer a choice of six tapas, a dessert and a bottle of wine from a select list. 656 N. Highland Ave. 404-870-9797.

Restaurant Eugene will offer a four-course menu for $75 per person. Menu selections include Charleston she-crab soup, whole roasted Maine lobster, grilled Black Angus beef tenderloin, sauteed American red snapper, "Study in Citrus" dessert and warm chocolate souffle cake. Two seatings will be available: 5:30-7:30 p.m., and 7:45-10 p.m. 2277 Peachtree Road. 404-355-0321.

Rosa Mexicano in Atlantic Station has opened just in time for Valentine's Day. The restaurant will serve a special romantic menu, and guests will receive a gift bag with Rosa's sweet Fruits of Love salsa. 245 18th St. 404-347-4090.

Spice in Midtown will feature a three-course table d'hôte menu for $50 per person. An optional wine pairing is offered for $20 per person. A special chocolate and sparkling wine pairing also will be offered for an additional $15. 793 Juniper St. 404-875-4242.

Woodfire Grill will prepare a five-course meal including rack of lamb for two, truffled potatoes, beet salad, special heart-shaped cheeses, and a glass of prosecco. Cost is $75 per person. 1782 Cheshire Bridge Road. 404-347-9055.

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