• Valentine’s Day (Tues, Feb 14) – Romantics looking for a timeless dining experience will enjoy a 4-course prix-fixe Valentine’s Day “Romeo & Juliet” menu. Items include Venus ravioli filled with imported cheeses, St. Valentino salad dressed with a passion fruit vinaigrette and an entree of fresh whitefish sautéed with lemon beurre blanc paired with braised boneless beef short ribs in a Cabernet Sauvignon glace and wild mushroom sauce. A flourless chocolate cake and cappuccino mousse served with seasonal fruit will top off the meal for $85 per person (the regular menu also will be available). Guests may choose from 4 seatings: 4, 6, 8 and 10 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling (714) 772-1381.
• Cypress College Foundation Americana Awards (Sat, Feb 25) – Serato will receive Cypress College’s “Man of the Year” award for his work with local motel kids. Since 2005 he has served more than 350,000 meals to “motel kids” through his nonprofit, Caterina’s Club. The awards banquet will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Disneyland Hotel: cocktails and silent auction at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:00 p.m. For tickets contact (714) 484-7126. For more information about Caterina’s Club, visitwww.thecaterinasclub.org.
Situated in a historic national landmark mansion dating to 1909, the Anaheim White House offers a quixotic menu of northern Italian/French fare. Its famous patrons include Madonna, Sidney Poitier, Andrea Bocelli, Gwen Stefani, Presidents Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush. The Anaheim White House is located at 887 South Anaheim Blvd., in Anaheim, Orange County. For more information visitwww.anaheimwhitehouse.com.