We asked our chef customers to share some of their plans for Valentine's Day, just in case you were looking to plan a special night on the town. Here are the responses, organized geographically.
Seattle & Environs:
Lotte Hotel - Downtown - oysters with blood orange mignonette & horseradish, check their main site for reservations
Goldfinch Tavern at the Four Seasons Hotel - Downtown - prix fixe menu, Hama Hama oysters served with pickled tapioca mignonette, make a reservation through their main site.
Coastal Kitchen - Capital Hill - four course tasting menu with seatings at 5:30 and 8 pm, serving Hama Hama oysters with passion fruit, cucumber, and golden trout roe
Watergrill, Bellevue, just opened! They're including Hama Hamas in the oyster sampler (plus a mighty tasty clam chowder featuring our clams!).
Heritage Restaurant & Bar, Woodinville, oysters featured on their menu
Barking Frog at the Willow's Lodge, Woodinville, running a clam special called "colors of love panang" with our manila clams
Elsewhere in Washington State:
Ajax Cafe, Port Hadlock, raw oysters and clam dishes.
Wildflower Cafe, North Bend, raw oysters with a pomegranate mignonette
Vieux Carre, Spokane, special oyster dish for Valentine's Day & Restaurant Week
Olympia Seafood, Olympia, surf & turf special with Hama Hama oysters on the regular menu
Alderbrook Resort, Union, running menu specials the weekends before & after valentine's day, as well as on 2/14.
Fishpeople Seafood, Hood River, oysters on their Valentine's Day menu
Portland (& Elsewhere) Oregon:
Tartuca - Portland - 5 course prix fixe served Feb 11 - 14th, with an extra dish of Hama Hama oysters with grapefruit granita and pickled celery
Chill n Fill - Portland - Oregon sparkling wine and oyster pairing on Friday, February 10th.
Olympia Provisions - Portland - Tasting menu including Hama Hama oysters at their SE location
Higgins Restaurant & Bar - Portland - planning on Japanese-inspired seafood appetizers featuring savory clams and oysters - make a reservation
Amaterra Winery - Portland - closed on 2/14, but running specials the weekends before and after.
Bar Purlieu - Eugene - oysters and uni special make a reservation
Hog Island Oyster Co - doing delicious things at various locations
One Market - San Francisco - featured oyster is Hama Hama menu and reservations here
Perlitas - Los Angeles - A private caterer offering Hama Hamas on the Valentine's menu - @perlitasoysters on Instagram for more info
Watergrill Restaurants - multiple locations in California list here
Beyond the West Coast:
Seawolf Tybee - Tybee Island, GA - Hama Hamas on the menu for Valentine's Day
The Dutch & Carne Mare - Nashville, TN - running specials and a prix fixe menu make a reservation
Earl's Premier - Kansas City, MO - Hama Hama oysters featured on their menu make a reservation
Swift and Son's Tavern - Chicago, IL - oysters on their Valentine's menu make a reservation
Meander Riverside Eatery - Pagosa Springs, CO - running a special menu including Hama Hama clams in an amazing sounding pasta - make a reservation