Valentine’s Day dinner for two special offered at Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Chicken Scaloppine

Italian has become the language of love. Romano’s Macaroni Grill, the national restaurant chain with award winning Italian food, has made it easy for couples to enjoy a special Valentine’s Dinner, for only $55, February 7-16.

After a stroll on the beach, couples can unwind with a three-course prix fixe menu for two, at either Honolulu or  Waikoloa Macaroni Grill locations, with a choice of one antipasti, two entrees, and one dolce (dessert) to share only for $55.

Antipasti selections include Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Stuffed Mushrooms, Calamari Fritti, Signature Mac + Cheese Bites, Bruschetta and Goat Cheese Peppadew Peppers. Entrees include Chicken Scaloppine, Grilled Salmon, Chicken Parmesan, and Shrimp Scampi or (at additional cost) Fettuccine Alfredo (with Chicken or Shrimp), Porterhouse Steak or Braised Lamb Shank. Enjoy one of these desserts to share: Romano’s Cannoli, New York Style Cheesecake, Decadent Chocolate Cake or Tiramisu.

Shrimp Scampi

Romano’s Macaroni Grill is conveniently located at Ala Moana Center in Honolulu and Queens’ MarketPlace, Waikoloa on the Big Island of Hawaii.

For those who are busy, Macaroni Grill Hawaii also offers online ordering, with family-friendly bundling options, including a special Feast for Five. Gift cards are also available. For a limited time, Macaroni Grill is offering a 25% off sale on digital gift cards for guests who apply the promo code VALENTINE at checkout. See macaronigrill.com.

Decadent Chocolate Cake

About Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Romano’s Macaroni Grill is an Italian restaurant brand founded in 1988. Inspired by Italian country cuisine, Macaroni Grill believes in an open kitchen that allows guests to see its ingredients and preparation techniques that blend Italian traditions with progressive culinary inspiration in a polished casual atmosphere. Named the No. 1 Italian Restaurant Chain in America by a Nation’s Restaurant News consumer survey, Macaroni Grill has 83 company-owned locations in 22 states, plus 21 franchise locations in the U.S. and 7 other countries.

Four Courses for Valentine’s Day at Top of Waikiki

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SONY DSCFor Valentine’s Day, Top of Waikiki is offering a four-course meal filled with exquisite flavors. Take in 360-degree views of the Honolulu skyline, while impeccable service attends to your every need under the soft glow of candlelight. Executive Chef Lance Kosaka crafts this year’s mouth-watering selection that is only available on February 14.

“While selecting this menu, I focused on how special Valentine’s Day is to our guests, and also to all of us here at the restaurant. I wanted to create a meal that simply tastes great and would be memorable,” said Executive Chef Lance Kosaka. “These dishes were created just for this night and aren’t ordinarily on the menu, so it’s a chance for our guests to enjoy some different flavors at Top of Waikiki.”

Set hearts on fire with this culinary experience, beginning with the Slow Motion Egg, an amuse bouche of slow-cooked local egg paired with smoked pork, mushroom ragout and a sweet onion foam. Savor a seductive, second course of Shrimp and Snow Crab Claws with ricoto cocktail sauce, Hawaiian hearts of palm and avocado mousse. Select between a delicate Miso and Yuzu Glazed Smoked Butterfish with eggplant puree and crispy gobo, or Roasted Beef Striploin with red-wine braised cabbage and charred broccoli puree as your entree. Dessert is Baked Alaska; a sinfully decadent chocolate cake made for two, with raspberry ice cream and dark chocolate sorbet.

The four-course menu is $75, with an additional wine and cocktail pairing for just $20. An “Early Lover’s Special,” which features the same four-course menu, for $55 and is available from 4:30pm – 5:30pm. Reservations are required by phone for this night so please call us at: (808) 923-3877. To see the complete menu, please visit our website: www.topofwaikiki.com

Top of Waikiki, voted best restaurant with a view, is Honolulu’s only revolving restaurant and offers a unique dining experience in the heart of Waikiki. Top of Waikiki always offers FREE validated parking. For more information, please call 808-923-3877 or go to TopofWaikiki.com.

Honolulu Cookie Co. Goes Silver & Pink for Valentine’s Day

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honolulu-chocolate-company-2Honolulu Cookie Company turns its thoughts to love with the Valentine’s Collection 2015. This year, the collection celebrates the timelessness of romance. With each gift item, the collection calls up the feeling of first love, rekindled infatuation, and all the little perfections that make your special someone so sweet.

The design element of the Valentine’s Collection 2015 showcases its modern take on timeless romance. Powerful silvers and vibrant pinks are paired up to evoke the feelings of that first romantic spark. This innocence and intensity can be seen throughout the collection’s packaging, giving a contemporary twist to the classic heart-shaped gift box. To complete the perfect gift, Honolulu Cookie Company has changed the signature pineapple shape of its shortbread cookies to hearts, in assorted flavors of tropical fruit, macadamia nut, coconut, coffee, chocolate — all dipped in premium white, dark or milk chocolate. In addition, there are three non-dipped, chocolate chip flavors.

Customers may choose from a variety of gift sizes for the perfect expression of how they feel. Give a sweet peck on the cheek with the Sweet Heart Tin’s nine delicious treats ($9.95), or relive a lifetime of romance with the Satin Heart Gift Box’s selection of 37 cookies ($39.95). To see the full line of Honolulu Cookie Company’s Valentine’s Collection 2015, visit honolulucookie.com or stop by one of their retail locations. Order by February 8 for delivery throughout the U.S. before Valentine’s Day.

In their stores, Honolulu Cookie Company is creating an atmosphere of romance. Select a love note to pair with your gift box that may help you find those perfect romantic words this Valentine’s Day. And to bring a little romance to their partnership with DFS, Honolulu Cookie Company is offering two unique items only available in DFS stores. The Valentine’s Gift Tote makes for an adorable sampling of 8 cookies in 3 flavors and the Valentine’s Gift Box offers a wider selection of 21 cookies in 10 flavors.

This Valentine’s Day, celebrate that romantic spark with a little help from the Honolulu Cookie Company. For more details on the company and its products, please visit www.honolulucookie.com or call toll free at (866) 333-5800.

You can also find Honolulu Cookie Company on Facebook at www.facebook.com/honolulucookie.

About Honolulu Cookie Company

Since 1998, Honolulu Cookie Company’s premium shortbread cookies have been made from the original recipe using Hawaii’s freshest and finest ingredients. Baking begins every morning at 5 A.M. in Honolulu and each cookie is individually wrapped.

On Oahu, Honolulu Cookie Company has seven retail stores in Waikiki, one at Ward Warehouse and a kiosk in the Makai Food Court at Ala Moana Center. On Maui, Honolulu Cookie Company has a store in the Shops at Whalers Village and a second on Front Street in Lahaina. A third Maui store will open in the Shops at Wailea in February of this year. Honolulu Cookie Company can be found in the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo in Las Vegas, with a second store opening in early March in the Grand Bazaar Center on Las Vegas Boulevard. The first international locations opened in July and December 2014 in Seoul, Korea.

In addition, Honolulu Cookie Company cookies are available at select retail partners: Neiman Marcus, Tommy Bahama, and DFS stores. Go to www.honolulucookie.com/store-locations for details.