Plates & Pages, the Valentines Edition

Get swept off your feet by an enchanting evening crafted by Crown Restaurant Group and Household Books, where each moment unfolds with romance and style. Enjoy a five-course dinner meticulously paired with artisanal wines and an exquisite pop-up bookshop.

Before and after dinner explore a curated collection of books presented by Household Books’ proprietor, Bobby Minelli. Find romantic and contemporary classics, vintage cookbooks, and rare editions, each chosen to complement the essence of your special evening and at dinner each course will be paired with a book chosen to illuminate literary romance.

Let the Crown Culinary Team be your storytellers, guiding you through the carefully crafted pairings. Discover the extraordinary qualities of Terre Rouge and Easton Wines, and embark on a culinary journey where passion meets the palate.

Join us for a night where love, literature, and gastronomy intertwine to create an unforgettable experience.

Doors open at 5pm, dinner promptly at 6pm. Please email your questions to

This is a ticketed event and seating is limited.

We are unable to make substitutions for this dinner, but please inform us of any allergies in your group.

Pairing Menu


– pickled buddha’s hand, mixed citrus, herbed brown butter crumble
2020 Terre Rouge | VIOGNIER | Fiddletown, CA


LION’S MANE MUSHROOM CREPINETTE – sauce gribiche, celery three ways
2014 Terre Rouge | ENIGMA WHITE | Sierra Foothills, CA


KAFFIR LIME INFUSED CHICKEN ROULADE – parsley root, fines herbs salad, amarena cherry demi-glace
2016 Terre Rouge | SENTINEL OAK SYRAH | Shenandoah Valley, CA


ROASTED LOIN OF VENISON – currant and cous-cous pilaf served with blackberry infused mole
2013 Terre Rouge | MOURVÈDRE | Sierra Foothills, CA


BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE AND COCOA NIB CHEESECAKE – dehydrated strawberries, olive oil and mint emulsion
2013 Terre Rouge | MUSCAT-A-PETITS GRAINS | Shenandoah Valley, CA