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Del Mar, Calif.- L’Auberge Del Mar’s KITCHEN 1540 will delight couples this Valentine’s Day with an exquisite dinner menu designed to fan the flames of romance. The restaurant’s Yours, Mine and Ours Valentine’s Day dinner menu features a duo of five-course menus: one created just for you, the other just for your guest. And, because we all love sweet endings, dinner concludes with a dessert made for two. 

Guests can choose from either the “Yours” menu or the “Mine” menu, which include:

“Yours” menu

  • Diver Scallop with Crispy Rice, Toasted Nori, Ponzu, and Shiso
  • Asparagus Velouté with 62 Degree Egg, Black Truffle,  and Porcini Chicharrón
  • Artic Char with Char Roe, Foraged Mushrooms, Bone Marrow, and Pea Vines
  • Kobe Beef Cheeks with Celery Root Purée, Cipolline Onion, and Beet Greens

“Mine” menu

  • Day Boat Scallop Crudo with Miso Uni Noodles and Hiramasa Consommé
  • Cipolline Velouté with Black Truffle, Onion Gelée, and Puffed Gruyere
  • Berkshire Pork Cheeks with Root Beer Molasses and Pickled Mustard Seeds
  • Wild Striped Bass with House Chorizo, Scallion Nage, and Baby Octopus

Dinner concludes with the “Ours” menu that is a decadent Callebaut Chocolate dessert with Champagne Marshmallows, Doughnut Holes, Éclairs and Local Strawberries. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 858-259-1515.

Love by the Sea

Couples can extend their romantic evening with the hotel’s Love by the Sea romance package. The package includes the Valentine’s dinner at KITCHEN 1540, a rose petal turndown and breakfast in bed with mimosas the next morning. For reservations, visit

About L’Auberge Del Mar

Located in the heart of the coastal Southern California village Del Mar, L'Auberge Del Mar overlooks the Pacific Ocean offering a resort experience reminiscent of a private seaside estate. This intimate hotel, presents 121 guest rooms and suites, refreshing dining options, a full service beach house-style 5,000-square-foot spa, a private path for easy beach access, tennis courts, a 24-hour fitness center and a peaceful pool area with leisure and whirl pools. An array of dining and drink selections includes the award-winning KITCHEN 1540, Coastline for waterfront al fresco dining, the lively poolside Bleu Bar for libations and nibbles and The Living Room Bar, a hub for socializing and people watching, serving handcrafted cocktails and tasty appetizers. For more information, please visit



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