This is typically the part where we list all the local restaurants where you can cozy up with your boo in a candlelit booth on Valentine's Day. Not this year, lovers.
Little Rock restaurants are going out of their way to make one of their busiest days doable in the midst of a pandemic, and we couldn't be more thrilled. So get in those orders, hit the curbside pickup and let's do Valentine's Day safely.
The Main Course
Ciao Baci: A full Italian feast to-go just might be the new love of our lives. This menu for two includes fried oysters, tea-brined pork chops, beef bolognese lasagna and berry tiramisu. Click here for more.
Cypress Social: How do New Zealand lamb chops sound? How about chili-glazed pork belly? Cypress Social is serving up both, plus lobster bisque, affogato and more. Click here for more.
Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom: All boxed up and ready to go. This date night in a box includes an antipasto board, caesar salad, lasagna, chocolate torte, cheesecake and a bottle of red Italian wine. Click here for more.
La Terraza Rum & Lounge: Oh hello, paella. Pick one of these take-and-bake dishes from the Hillcrest joint with a bottle of wine and a mini bottle of champagne. Click here for more.
Rock City Kitchen: If you haven't tried the downtown eatery yet, here's your chance. Snag the surf and turf special or the heart-shaped cheesecake or chocolate cake for curbside pickup. Click here for more.
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The Pantry / Pantry Crest: Both locations are serving up the goodness with two menus to choose from for a take-home dinner for two. Choose from coq au vin or beef burgundy, both with lots of sides, cheesecake and three bottles of wine. Click here for Pantry info and here for Pantry Crest details.
Lost Forty Brewing: Let's raise a glass to love. This themed brunch celebrates the return of Love Honey Bock with special dishes, swag and more. Click here for more.
Nana's Organix: If you're keeping your social distance from certain food groups these days, Nana's has you covered with pickup eats like hummus plates, un-filet mignon and vegan chocolate-covered strawberries. Click here for more.
The Croissanterie: This truck is one of the metro's hidden secrets. Their Valentine's options include a special brunch, dinner menu and a Sweetheart Bundle of flaky pastries. Click here for more.
Petit & Keet: Hello, butter poached lobster tail. Petit & Keet's to-go Valentine's Day lineup has three courses, including the strawberry cake of our dreams. Click here for more.
Bonus: If you absolutely have to get out, but still want to keep a safe social distance, hit At the Corner's outdoor-only heated dining for their Winter Wonderland Brunch Series or their Galentine’s Day Night Brunch. Click here for more.
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All About Dessert
Loblolly Creamery: Scoops on scoops on scoops. Loblolly's annual Be Our Gallontine special offers up 10 scoops of ice cream, toppings and a cherry on top to-go. Now that's what we call Netflix and chill. Click here for more.
Cinnaholic: Variety is the sugar of life. These Sweetheart Boxes include cinnamon rolls, two brownie bites, two mini cookies and two chocolate-covered strawberries. Click here for more.
A Little Creepesy: Valentine's Day on a Sunday means heartfelt brunch. This truck is taking preorders for mille crepe cakes in your choice of strawberry mint or Nutella and strawberry that you can pick up at The Rail Yard. Click here for more.
Community Bakery: Keep it simple, sweetie. Pick up a pack of Valentine's Day cookies at either location or get them delivered via Doordash downtown. Click here for more.