28 Jan Every Day in February is Valentine’s Day!
[Head Chef Lisa Dahl’s Mom decorating Cucina Rustica!]
“Starting February, every day is Valentines”
“Romance? What is romance? Is it when I give you flowers? When I give you a gorgeous dinner? Or is it when I simply say, I love you.” In our world, every day is valentines.
Celebrate the month by treating yourself with a February issue of Phoenix Home and Garden!
Words from our Chef Lisa Dahl: “Feeling so incredibly grateful and humbled to be featured in a 9-page spread in Phoenix Home & Garden magazine February issue! It’s on newsstands now! Being in the culinary industry for more than 21 years is an accomplishment in itself, yet the part I appreciate the most is making recollections with every one of the visitors that have dined with us. Every night I have the good fortune to meet and welcome individuals so loaded with life. It is a blessing to live here in Sedona and have the capacity to call it, my home. I hope to leave a legacy of excellence as well as beautiful memories for all those who come to dine in the Shrines to the Divine!!! Grazie Mille!”
Get glamorous and cook together with love. You will surely see each other’s soul. Sizzling sultry recipes that you can make for that special valentines or just because its February.
Make a reservation at any one of these three award-winning Sedona restaurants.
Dahl & DiLuca Ristorante Italiano
Chef Lisa Dahl prides herself in creating angelic pastas that are as light and delicate as they are satisfying, decadent vegetable-based dishes and hard-to-find Italian seafood classics. Impeccable service, live jazz piano, an expansive Wine Spectator recognized wine collection and an intimate garden patio for al fresco dining create a dinner experience that has become a tradition for generations of local residents and travelers alike. Dahl & Di Luca is open nightly for dinner. For more information, visit Dahl & DiLuca’s website.
Cucina Rustica features rustic, Italian-Mediterranean cuisine in a relaxed, fine-dining setting reminiscent of an Old World villa in Tuscany. With multiple dining rooms and a garden-style patio for al fresco dining, signature dishes range from antipasti tapas plates to delicate pastas and hearty meat dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, fresh organic produce and sustainably raised meats. Nestled in the village of Oak Creek in Sedona, Ariz., Cucina Rustica is open nightly for tapas hour and dinner and features a full bar and an expansive Wine Spectator recognized wine collection. For more information, visit Cucina Rustica’s website.
Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill
Taste the flavors of our table.
Treat your special someone to a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner with breathtaking views of Sedona’s red rocks and an endless sky of twinkling stars.
Perched atop a scenic bluff, floor-to-ceiling windows and an expansive outdoor patio deliver panoramic views of Sedona’s majestic red rocks from every table. The 6,500 square-foot restaurant serves as a reflection of Dahl’s style with a 1,000-lb door handcrafted from African and South American stone and two dramatic glass-enclosed wine vaults that house more than 600 bottles of wine, including many South American varieties. At the heart of the restaurant, Chef Dahl uses a wood-fired grill and wood-burning oven to create handmade empanadas, ceviche’s, grilled chorizos, fresh fish dishes, mole and house-made chimichurri sauces inspired by her travels to Argentina, Uruguay and Chile. For more information, visit Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill’s website.