Thursday, February 14, 2008
Week Guest Chef Gourmet Feast. Chef Stefano Paracucchi,
acclaimed throughout the world, will prepare the Valentine's
week menu at Four Seasons Resort
Aviara though February 18, 2008. Choices include a four-course
dinner for $75 per person, five-course dinner for $95 per person
or a unique Doppio Piacere menu
five courses, each with a sample of two chefs' works for $125 per
(plus tax and gratuity).
Vivace is the resort's signature dining room serving regional
interpretive Italian in a casual, yet elegant setting. Location:
7100 Four Seasons Point, Carlsbad, Ca. Reservations accepted between 6:00 pm and 9:30 pm by calling (760)
CORONADO - Valentine
Escapes. One of the most romantic islands along the coast,
Coronado features mellow weather, gondola rides and bays.
Glorietta Bay Inn, an historic mansion built by John
Dietrich Spreckels, features Italian Renaissance style, marble
staircases, harbor views, Coronado Bridge and a French Country
motif. The Glorietta Bay Inn music room with its grand piano is
the setting for a complimentary Continental breakfast. Or try
the hotel with romantic gondola rides right outside.
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, a four diamond resort, still
ranks among our favorite on the island. The chef on site is
DANA POINT -
Valentine Special Whale Watching Cruise. Just $180 for a
PRIVATE whale watching tour aboard a luxury sailboat. Take your
special someone on a memorable Valentine's Day cruise to view
whales and scenic ocean views. You're welcome to bring
champagne! Licensed Captain is provided. (You must mention the
"Valentine's Day Special" for $180.00 when you make a
reservation.) 34551 Casitas Place, Dana Point, California, 92629
(in front of the Harbor Grill Restaurant). Call (949) 248-7400.
- Hapa in Concert. Hawai’ian Island performance by the
award-winning recording artists of HAPA. The word hapa (part)
describes the blending of the different backgrounds of the two
men who comprise the group, and defines their groundbreaking
music that continues to find so much success. Music driven by
the powerful force of Mäui offers a Hawaiian Island getaway this
Valentine's Day. Location: Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus
Drive, Irvine, CA. Time: 8 p.m. Tickets: $46.00, $38.00; $110
Gold Seat includes VIP orchestra seating and a Valentine
bouquet, Hawaii-style, for your loved one. Call: (949) 854-4646.
LA JOLLA - THE
SEVEN. A play adapted from Aeschylus' “Seven Against Thebes", is
Greek tragedy meets hip-hop in writer/composer Will Power's
modern adaptation of Aeschylus' story of a cursed family and a
society unsure of how to free itself from war. Power's urban
remix, with rhyming verse and diverse musical styles, shines
with relevance through the eyes of a new generation. Contains
adult language. Runs through March 16, 2008. Performance
times: Tuesday and Wednesday: 7:30 pm; Thursday, Friday: 8:00
pm; Saturday: 8 pm; Sunday: 2 pm and 7 pm.
lajollaplayhouse.org. Box Office (858) 550-1010.
NEWPORT BEACH -
Newport Beach Jazz Party. 8th annual jazz event includes artists
The Four Freshmen and John Proulx in a Salute to Chet Baker with
Chuck Berghofer, Dave Tull and Special Guest- Warren Leuning.
Individual reserved seats are priced at $65/$70 for evening
performances and $30/40 for the Grand Opening Sessions.
The Marriott, 900 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, CA.
Call the Jazzline: (949) 759.5003 newportbeachjazzparty.com
NEWPORT BEACH -
special menu at Il Farro near the Newport Beach Pier. Meals
made completely from scratch will melt not only in your mouth,
but will also melt the heart of the one you love with their
flavors and quality ingredients. An Italian feast that the
closest thing to heaven awaits those willing to let go, if just
for one night. Location: Il Farro,
111 21st Street, Newport Beach, CA. Call: (949) 723-5711.
ilfarro.com. Cost: $33 to $50/person.
SAN FRANCISCO -
Tulipmania at Pier 39. One of Pier 39's most popular
events because of the quantity and color of these vibrant
flowers. Location: The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA. Cost:
Free admission. pier39.com
Concert. Time: 8 p.m. Ticket: $45-70. Location: Pechanga
Resort & Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula, CA 92592.
Call 877-711-2946 and press #2.
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