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Love is in the Air at Top of Waikiki

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(Hawaii News Now) - This Valentine's Day, treat someone special to an exquisite four-course dinner at Top of Waikiki, prepared by renowned Executive Chef Lance Kosaka. Showcasing Kosaka's signature contemporary Hawaiian Regional Cuisine, this innovative yet classic meal,  which will be served on Friday, February 14th  and Saturday, February 15th, is sure to win your sweetheart's heart. Paired with spectacular 360-degree views of the island and sea, a romantic sunset dinner at this timeless revolving restaurant will be one to remember, always.  

"Our goal was to offer a meal that is even more seductive than the view," Kosaka said,  "so we picked prime steak and local lobster along with other fresh, top quality local ingredients prepared in classic French and Hawaii Regional styles."  Each course, Kosaka added, comes with a standard ($14) or premium ($18) 2 oz  wine pairing, carefully selected to complement your food.

True to his philosophy of incorporating more locally sourced ingredients, Kosaka's Valentine's Day dinner begins with an amuse-bouche, Hawaii Island Goat Diary Gougère—rich cheese in a light puff pastry. First course is a gourmet take on Fish & Chips: Hamachi and Caviar Tartare, dressed up with avocado crème and crispy Asian chips, matched with either Adami "Garble" Prosecco from Italy or Mumm Napa "Brut Prestige" Sparkling Wine from California. Second course is a savory Lobster Pot Pie, made with Kona Cold Lobster en Croûte, tarragon crème, Yukon gold potatoes, and baby carrots and peas. Enjoy either a Louise Jadot Pouilly Fuisse from France or a Paul Hobbs "Crossbarn" Chardonnay from California. Follow with a decadent third course of Prime Striploin, topped with caramelized onion jus, Brussels sprouts, and potato purée. Your wine options are a Duckhorn "Decoy" Cabernet Sauvignon or an Obsidian Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon, both from California.

Finally, what's Valentine's Day without chocolate? Indulge your sweet side with a Chocolate Decadence cake with raspberry puree and a wine to match, a Fonseca "Bin 27" Ruby Port from Portugal.

At $110 per person, this seductive Valentine's Day menu is available February 14 and February 15. Make your reservations now for 360 degrees of spark!

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