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Eat This: A La Carte Canoodling at Wilshire

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    Eat This: A La Carte Canoodling at Wilshire
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    Wilshire goes a la carte for Valentine's weekend.

    Your job: Get to the restaurant. Our job: Help you order. This week, NBCLA's Eat This journey takes us out for...

    Valentine's Weekend at Wilshire: You're feeling the low lights, the antler-shaped candlebras, the move-closer vibe of the Santa Monica restaurant now, aren't you?

    Dates: Friday, February 12th through Sunday, February 14th. A nice add: Wilshire is accepting bookings on Friday, for lunch and dinner, in anticipation of the holiday.

    The heart-dotted headline for the weekend... Is a la carte choices. While many diners go for prix fixe and set menus over Valentine's, others like to mix up their meal. Wilshire is giving patrons the control.

    Dishes: Think Dover Sole a deux (we just can't write "for two" when it is Valentine's; "a deux" conveys the romance for us). And special pastries galore. Oh, and surf and turf with the cheeky name Cheek to Cheek.

    Prices: Word is the dishes won't be expensive'd-up for Valentine's; all the a la carte items will be similarly priced to the non-holiday Wilshire menu. Check out types of food and prices here.

    Candle city: We're talking about Wilshire right now because we know lovers seek mood, almost over anything else, come Valentine's. And Wilshire, with all its flickery-fabulousness, and its talk-close terrace, is all about mood-o-sity. It could loan mood out for the holiday, and not miss any. We're also sweet on a la carte-ing it for the holiday. Mood + menu-choice=a splendid Valentine's.