Restaurants planning specials for Valentine’s Day

Tuesday is Valentine’s Day and bakeries, chocolatiers, and restaurants are offering special menus, pricing, and goodies for your sweetheart. Here’s a selection.

Specials are for Valentine’s Day, unless otherwise noted.

815 Prime, 131 East Main Street in Midway. A Valentine’s dinner will be served 5:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday and Tuesday with live music and champagne specials. (859) 846-4688.

Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant at Fayette Mall, 3395 Nicholasville Road. Fajitas for two plus free dessert for $29.99, and a prime rib special will be served Friday through Tuesday. (859) 971-0922. Abuelos.com.

BabyCakes Cupcakes has moved from Patchen Drive to 1616 Liberty Road, at the corner of Henry Clay Boulevard. A dozen cupcakes, $22, are decorated with retro heart candy, pink and red swirled icing, and sweet fondant pink, white and red hearts. (859) 317-9619. Bb-cakes.com.

Casanova Italian Restaurant, 855 South Broadway. Regular menu will be served, plus two specials: lobster pappardelle in vodka sauce and lamb osso buco. (859) 309-3313.

Heirloom, 125 Main Street in Midway. Three-course menu, for $50 a person, includes New York strip and pan-seared diver scallops. Celebrate early with breakfast 7 to 11 a.m. (859) 846-5565. Heirloommidway.com.

Holly Hill Inn, 426 North Winter Street in Midway. On Friday and Saturday, a four-course menu with optional hors d’oeuvres will be available for $40. Brunch will be served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. On Tuesday, a multi-course dinner will be served 5:30 to 10 p.m. The cost is $75 a person. (859) 846-4732. Hollyhillinn.com.

Le Deauville, 199 North Limestone. A three-course dinner for $49 a person will be served 5:30 to 10 p.m. (859) 246-0999.

Old Kentucky Chocolates stores will have chocolate-covered strawberries and grapes, and a new item, chocolate-covered potato chips and caramels decorated with pink sea salt. Locations are at 450 Southland Drive, (859) 278-4444; 3385 Tates Creek Road, (859) 268-4711; and 410 West Vine Street, (859) 252-2639. Oldkycandy.com.

Rossi’s Restaurant, 1060 Chinoe Road. A special four-course dinner is offered. (859) 335-8788. Rossis-restaurant.com.

Saul Good Restaurant & Pub’s new dessert for Valentine’s Day is the chocolate wine glass, a mix of Belgian chocolate and wine. Guests can select any glass of red wine from the menu and for an additional charge of $1.49, the outer rim of the glass will be hand-dipped in chocolate. Locations are at 3801 Mall Road in the Plaza at Fayette Mall, and 1808 Alysheba Way in Hamburg. (859) 317-9200. Saulgoodpub.com.

Stella’s Kentucky Deli, 143 Jefferson Street. Seatings are at 6, 8 and 10 p.m. for the five-course dinner. The cost is $35 a person. (859) 255-3354.

Three Suns Bistro, 298 East Brannon Crossing. The restaurant will have sweetheart specials Friday, Saturday and Monday. The Valentine’s menu on Tuesday will include Angus prime rib au jus and filet mignon medallion with lobster bouillabaisse. (859) 245-0048.

Wallace Station Deli and Bakery, 3854 Old Frankfort Pike. Valentine’s lunch specials will be served Saturday through Tuesday. (859) 846-5161. Wallacestation.com.

Windy Corner Market, 4595 Bryan Station Road. Lunch and dinner specials will be served Saturday through Tuesday. A sweetheart brunch will be offered Saturday and Sunday. (859) 294-9338. Windycornermarket.com.

WineStyles of Lexington, 2535 Nicholasville Road. A Valentine wine pairing event will be 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. Wines will be matched with artisanal cheeses, fresh fruit and dark chocolates. Tickets are $38 a couple. (859) 278-9463.

Bluegrass Pride has partnered with Bellini’s Italian Restaurant and Natasha’s Bistro & Bar to hold candlelit dinners on Valentine’s Day as a way to raise awareness and promote energy efficiency in Fayette County. The restaurants will light their dining rooms with candles rather than relying solely on overhead lights. Call (859) 266.1572 or visit Bgpride.org. Bellini’s is at 115 WestMain Street. Natasha’s is at 112 Esplanade.

Events

Akielo Temple, No. 128, Daughters of the Nile, will have its annual bean soup dinner 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Oleika Shrine Center, 326 Southland Drive. The menu includes white or brown beans, corn bread, dessert and a drink. The cost is $5 for adults, and $2.50 for children younger than 12.

Farmers market report

The Lexington Farmers Market, open Saturdays at Victorian Square, will have beef, kale, turnips, cabbage, beans, eggs, chicken, and turkeys. Students from the University of Kentucky will be at the market 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. to record oral histories of market vendors and visitors.