Awesome Date Alert: French-Inspired, Sweetheart Dinner At Eclipse Chocolate
San Diego is packed with great date options during the weekend of love, and we’ve got you covered with yet another awesome idea: The Sweetheart, French-Inspired Supper Club Dinner at Eclipse Chocolate.
This will be Eclipse’s seventh Valentine’s Day dining event, and it will be a perfect mixture of elegant French cuisine with a decadent infusion of chocolate, vanilla bean and caramel.
Reservations are available for both Friday and Saturday night, and include a violinist who will serenade the bistro with romantic music!
- Lobster & Leek Gratin
Creamy gratin of crab, shallot, leek and roasted garlic and vanilla butter poached lobster,
pink peppercorn, rainbow carrot, sunchoke chip
- Artisan Cheese & Caramel Plate
Seasonal fruit and vanilla crostini with spiced peach chutney, chile burnt caramel sauce and four artisan cheeses:
lavender chevre, goat milk. Rolled in lavender salt and wild fennel pollen teahive, cow milk. Rubbed in black tea & bergamot blossom delice pommard, cow milk. Studded with mustard husks roquefort, sheep milk. Lightly aged & emerald veined
- Biscuit & Butter
Caramelized white chocolate, roasted garlic, and emmental biscuit, cocoa nib butter, trio of exotic sea salts: vanilla bean, lavender, and smoked chardonnay oak
- Beet & Bruleed Chevre
Roasted yellow beet and raw candy cane beet, bruleed chevre, candied cocoa nib, majenta micro green and lavender sea salt
- Caramelized Onion Soup
Broth of caramelized onion, shallot, veggie stock, and red wine, soft poached egg, white chocolate blood orange glazed buttermilk croute and chive
- Gougere & Herb Canapes
Gruyere & tellicherry peppercorn pasty and sorrel, tarragon, watercress, and arugula salad, chile burnt caramel hollandaise, smoked chardonnary oak sea salt
- Cocoa Boeuf Bourguignon
Red wine braised beef, crimini, carrot, celerly root, and chippolini, cocoa bacon jus and fresh herbes de provence-or-
- Roasted Veggie & Brie en Croute
Triple cream brie, heirloom carrot, and smoked mushroom duxelles in flaky pastry crust and cocoa balsamic jus-both accompanied by-
- Potato Dauphinoise
Creamy gratin of potato, garlic, white truffle, vanilla bean and panko gruyere crust
- Creme Brulee Cheesecake
Bruleed vanilla bean cheesecake, dulce de leche mousse, whipped creme fraiche, creme fraiche caramel, caramelized white chocolate, merlot sea salt
For tickets ($110 per couple), visit the link below. And hurry up, because reservations are required for both Friday & Saturday night!