< ![CDATA[Dinner Mon-Thurs 5-10:30 pm, Fri-Sat 5-11pm, Sun 5-10pm. Happy Hour Mon-Fri 5-6pm. Sultry Sunday brunch,11am-3:30pm. Lounge menu until 1am, and DJs on select nights. Valanni offers distinctive Mediterranean cuisine and expertly crafted cocktails in an inviting neighborhood restaurant that is located only one block from the Avenue of the Arts. R. Evan Turney, executive chef, seizes all the exotic tastes and flavors of Mediterranean and Latin countries to create a distinct dining experience. Enjoy classics like paella and vegetarian tapas, as well as signature specialties such as walnut crusted duck breast with coffee cocoa spiced glaze and mussels with chipotle chile, basil and charred tomato broth.]]>