Want something good to eat or drink this week? Consider the following:
Acre, 690 S. Perkins, hosts a Chinese New Year dinner featuring a dim sum basket for the table plus five courses. $60; optional wine pairing is $25. Call 901-818-2273 to reserve your spot.
Friday and Saturday
The fifth Swine & Wine dinners will be held Friday and Saturday at Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen, 712 W. Brookhaven Circle, beginning with cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. both nights. Eight-course dinner with beverage pairings for $100. Call 901-347-3569 to check for openings. A credit card is required for the reservation.
Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry, kicks off its 2013 Tuesdays on the Terrace wine series with a Mardi Gras party from 6-8 p.m. Celebrate with live Dixieland jazz, wine and New Orleans-style hors d'oeuvres, king cake and more. Tickets: $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers. Call 901-636-4131.
Paulette's, 50 Harbor Town Square, features a special á la carte Mardi Gras menu. Selections include items such as gumbo, house-made boudin and redfish, in addition to the regular menu. Call 901-260-3300 for reservations.
Felicia Suzanne's, 80 Monroe, hosts a three-course dinner with chocolate-covered strawberries. $65; $35 for optional sparkling wine pairing. Call 901-523-0877 for reservations.
The Grove Grill, 4550 Poplar, hosts a special three-course dinner for Valentine's Day. It's $45, and multiple selections are available for each course. Call 901-818-9951 for reservations.
River Oaks Restaurant, 5871 Poplar, hosts a Cakebread Wine dinner with Jack Henry from Kobrand Importers at 6:30 p.m. at the restaurant. $75 per person. Call 901-683-9305 for reservations.
Eighty3, 83 Madison, will host a 10-course Valentine's Day dinner with 18 different dishes. $75; make reservations by calling 901-333-1224 or on opentable.com. Seatings are available at 6 and 9 p.m. A credit card is required to hold the reservation, and a 48-hour cancellation notice or change in party size is requested. Beverage pairings will also be offered, and guests can pre-order Champagne.
Madison Hotel will host a chocolate bar from 8 to 11 p.m. for $32, which includes tax and gratuity. Guests can also order wine and Champagne to pair with the chocolate from a suggested menu. 79 Madison; call 901-333-1200.
Capriccio Grill in The Peabody hosts a three-course Valentine's dinner with a split of Champagne from 4-10:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.. $75; call 901-529-4199 for reservations.
Chez Philippe in The Peabody hosts a four-course Valentine's Day dinner from 5:30-10 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Dinner features lobster and filet mignon for $95 or $125 with wine pairing. Call 901-529-4188 for reservations.
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