Shop, Wine, & Dine Your Valentine

HangerSteak-8Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is almost here. Shop for your Valentine at Mixson Market on Friday, February 13 when an upscale collection of purveyors will come together for Love Bites, an event designed to take the stress out of Valentine’s Day. Stop by the market and put together a thoughtful, artisanal gift for your love, including chocolates from Cacao, bouquets from Flowershop, and letterpress cards from Ink Meets Paper. Sample champagne while you shop, and go ahead and get a bottle for yourself. You’ll need it to make Valentine’s Day truly stress free.

WHAT: Love Bites at Mixson Market

WHEN: Friday, February, 13, 5-8 p.m. 

WHERE:  Mixson Market, 4338 McCarthy St. North Charleston. (843) 471-2850

DETAILS: Valentine’s gift market featuring cards from Ink Meets Paper, bouquets from Flowershop, handmade chocolates from Cacao, and champagne from France.

If you want to take your Valentine out on Valentine’s Day, impress him or her with a luscious chef’s tasting dinner from Chef Bryan Cates at Básico. Guests are invited to come at their leisure to enjoy a multi-course meal featuring fresh flavors, creative preparations, and maybe a few aphrodisiacs. The dinner is open to the public and costs $45 for non-Mixson Bath & Racquet Club Members and $35 for members. Enjoy a glass of red wine and a glass of champagne for an additional $10. Reservations required.

Valentine’s Day Menu

Oyster— Half Shell with mignonette and crispy fried with pickled okra crème fraiche

Beef Tartare— brioche crouton, rouille

Mustard Salad— greens, pickled seeds, roasted cauliflower, soft cheese

Scallop— citrus broth, agnolotti, kohlrabi, apple

Hanger Steak— patatas sal, chimichurri, hen of the woods mushrooms

Chocolate Cake— masa touille, candied pecan bark