Press Release – January 27, 2011
SMELL, TOUCH AND TASTE THE LOVE AT H5O BISTRO & BAR
Downtown Portland Restaurant Creates Sensual Valentine’s Day Dinner
PORTLAND, Ore. – (January 27, 2011) – H5O bistro & bar, an urban contemporary restaurant located in the heart of Portland where downtown meets the river, is turning up the heat and giving couples the perfect opportunity to enjoy a specially prepared romantic Valentine’s Day four-course dinner Feb. 11-14, 2011.
Executive Chef Nick Yanes has prepared an exquisite presentation of dishes featuring aphrodisiac ingredients to heighten and arouse guests’ sensual feelings. The Valentine’s Day menu features Northwest favorites with urban contemporary twists using aphrodisiac ingredients, including Fennel and Honey Smoked Salmon Cake with trout roe, crème fraiche and petite purple basil; Washington Kumamoto Oysters with cucumber mignonette and green kiwi air; Roasted Garlic Espuma with chive oil, crispy garlic and guanciale; Beef Cheek Wellington with puree of potato, heirloom carrots and beef essence; and Chocolate with mousse, cake, truffle and ganache.
“Oysters, chocolate and honey are some of the top aphrodisiac foods,” said H5O bistro Executive Chef Nick Yanes. “To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we’ve created a fun and exciting menu full of unique ingredients and preparations that will put our guests in the mood.”
The Valentine’s Day dinner at H5O is $49 per person for the prix fix four-course meal or $79 per person as a Chef’s seven-course tasting menu. Seating times are available between 5 and 10 p.m.; reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling the restaurant directly at (503) 484-1415 or online at OpenTable.com.
For guests who would like to enjoy a romantic evening away, Hotel Fifty is also offering an overnight A Valentine’s Day Two Remember package. The package includes a highly appointed guest room, covered parking, four-course dinner at H5O, champagne toast and a 2 p.m. late check-out.
The A Valentine’s Day Two Remember overnight package starts at $249 and is available Feb. 11-14, 2011. For more information visit http://www.hotelfifty.com or call (503) 221-0711.
About H5O bistro & bar
H5O bistro & bar, voted one of Portland’s Best Scenic View restaurants on the OpenTable.com® Diners’ Choice list, is located along the scenic Willamette River in downtown Portland, Ore., and features cuisine by Executive Chef Nick Yanes (YAW-nes) that is classic yet modern. Yanes’ creativity and passion inspires cutting edge menu selections for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. H5O bistro & bar boasts a welcoming, earth-tone interior that showcases its beautiful Northwest setting with wall-length windows overlooking the popular Tom McCall Waterfront Park and several famous Portland bridges and waterways. H5O bistro & bar is inside Hotel Fifty at 50 Southwest Morrison Street. For more information please visit http://www.H5Obistro.com or call (503) 484-1415.
About Hotel Fifty
Hotel Fifty, located at 50 Southwest Morrison Street in downtown Portland, Ore., offers high-end accommodations for business and leisure travelers. Hotel Fifty is the gateway to the city, conveniently located across the Morrison Street Bridge and close to downtown businesses. Offering the best of both urban and scenic settings, Hotel Fifty is situated directly across the street from Tom McCall Waterfront Park, providing popular running path and relaxing waterfront views. Hotel Fifty is a member of Stash Hotel Rewards™, a point-based rewards program that allows guests at independent hotels to quickly earn free stays at participating properties. For reservations, call toll-free (877) 237-6775. Contact Hotel Fifty directly at (503) 221-0711 or visit the Web site at http://www.HotelFifty.com.
About Coastal Hotel Group
Coastal Hotel Group is a privately held, Seattle-based hotel hospitality management company specializing in distinctive luxury hotels, resorts, inns, and lodges. Established in 1987, Coastal Hotel Group has earned a reputation for providing remarkable lodging choices for the discerning traveler. Coastal Hotel Group is a founding member of Stash Hotel Rewards™, a point-based program that allows guests at independent hotels across the country to quickly earn free nights at any participating property. For more information about Coastal Hotel Group, visit http://www.CoastalHotels.com.