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Food porn from last night's WaterCourse Valentine's Day dinner

Food porn from last night's WaterCourse Valentine's Day dinner

WaterCourse Foods chef Rachel Kesley was in fine form last night with the restaurant's multi-course Valentine's Day spread, a steal at $45 per person ($55 with alcohol pairings). We took some photos for you to peruse; keep reading to see what (besides this first course -- deconstructed pho, cream of cauliflower and fennel soup, and squash bisque) was on the menu.

Food porn from last night's WaterCourse Valentine's Day dinner

An appetite-whetter: Chocolate truffle with strawberry balsamic reduction, olive oil and sea salt.

Food porn from last night's WaterCourse Valentine's Day dinner

Second course: Roasted Brussels sprouts topped with a poached egg and hollandaise.

Food porn from last night's WaterCourse Valentine's Day dinner

Second course, vegan version: Roasted Brussels sprouts topped with a poached tomato and hollandaise.

Food porn from last night's WaterCourse Valentine's Day dinner

Another between-courses bite: Vegan cheese-stuffed dates with cookies.

Food porn from last night's WaterCourse Valentine's Day dinner

First choice of entree: Coffee-rubbed seitan cutlet with truffled mashed potato, chocolate jus, and a shaved-asparagus-and-radicchio salad.

Food porn from last night's WaterCourse Valentine's Day dinner

Second choice of entree: Miso-poached tofu on a bed of wild rice and Meyer lemon miso broth, with wilted wasabi arugula and grilled asparagus.

Food porn from last night's WaterCourse Valentine's Day dinner

The grand finale: red velvet cake, chocolate espresso mousse with raspberry lime sauce and apple tart with rosemary ice cream.

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