Can you believe that Valentine’s Day is only 2 weeks away and guess what, we got you covered if you are looking for last minute plans to do with your significant other. Seduce them with a trip around the city through food and indulge in all kinds of different cuisines and experiences. Valentine’s day is meant to be spent with the ones you love most and what better way to spend the day than eating.
Valentine's Day at Nerai - 5 East 54th Street
Nerai, known for their haute Greek cuisine, will offer a 5 course price fix meal for $125 with optional wine pairings for $45. Start your meal with White Asparagus Soup, a Roasted Rainbow Beet Salad and Truffle Gnocchi and choose between main course options of Lobster Pasta, Wild Aegean Stone Bass or Filet Mignon. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Sokolatina (a blonde salted chocolate mousse with raspberry glaze, white chocolate and a black cherry sorbet) and an Aphrodite's Embrace (Greek yogurt crème with strawberries and lemon meringue) to share.
For more information and reservations please visit nerainyc.com.
Bell Book & Candle will serve up a 7-Course Vegan Tasting Menu in addition to a 7-Course Non-Vegan Tasting menu so that vegans and meat lovers alike can enjoy their very own individual tasting menus together, side by side. The concept at Bell Book & Candle finds inspiration from the regions of America and revolves around local, organic, sustainable and overall responsible procurement. The menu cycles are seasonal and heavily influenced on production from the restaurant's Aeroponic Rooftop garden. Executive Chef John Mooney will prepare Caramelized Tofu, Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Toasted Hazelnuts & Black Truffle and Spinach and Wild Mushroom Taco for the vegan menu. Non Vegan items include Surf & Turf with grass fed beef filet & Crab Stuffed Montauk Fluke with potato gratin, wilted spinach, and Old Bay butter, a Quail Egg Benedict with Osetra, house cured salmon and béarnaise as well as Lobster Tacos with tomatillo avocado salsa.
Both menus are $75 per person or $200 per couple, which includes a bottle of Cremant de Bourgogne Brut. For more information or to make your reservation, please visit bbandcnyc.com and call 212-414-2355.
Nonna Beppa – 290 Hudson St
Nonna Beppa in SoHo has a secret menu and hidden space to enjoy it in. A little wine cellar with a single table designed for a couple is tucked away in the basement of this Italian restaurant. For $150 per person, the Chef will specially curate a menu based on the guest's likes and dislikes, alongside a personalized wine pairing for an extra charge. https://www.nonnabeppa.com
Shuraku - 47 8th Ave
For a unique, intimate dining experience, Shurkaku, the Japanese eatery in the West Village will be offering a special prix-fixe Valentine’s Day menu of seasonally inspired, elevated omakase. For $150 per person, Chef/Owner Joseph Conti has put together a menu of seven simply prepared traditional Japanese dishes with modern twists. Highlights include Sakizuke, Hokkiado Scallops served in the half shell, Miyazaki beef and more. For sake enthusiasts, patrons have the option to add a sake pairing ($50) which features a variety of rare sakes expertly paired to complement each course.
To reserve a table please visit Resy.com.
Industry Kitchen - 70 South St
Find romance on the water this Valentine’s Day at Industry Kitchen, a New American restaurant in the South St. Seaport. The restaurant will feature a special a la carte menu for the occasion. For a romantic libation, try the the Sweet Love with Tito’s Vodka, Kahlua, pear puree and lemon juice. For your pizza obsessed significant other, the Heart Pocket, a red, heart shaped pizza pocket stuffed with burrata, pepperoni, and sausage is sure to satisfy their cravings. For some serious glitz, the Golden Fondue ($50) special will feature melted belgian chocolate topped with 24K gold flakes, served with fresh fruit, banana bread, marshmallows and skewers.
To reserve a table visit OpenTable.com or call (212) 487-9600.
The Breslin at the Ace Hotel New York - 20 W 29th St
Taking a different approach to the couple-driven holiday, Chef Lo brings her ‘Solo’ mission to The Breslin with a dinner for one and for everyone. Served chef’s table style, with three-paired beverages for you, and you, and you. Ticket ($150) includes a copy of her new book, illustrated by Julia Rothman, so eat your heart out, Cupid.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org for ticket purchase.
The Mark Hotel - 25 E 77th St
The Mark Hotel is offering a Valentine’s Special Menu of love potion cocktails paired with natural aphrodisiac bites prepared by Michelin-star Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Optional add-ons include a Sexual Satisfaction Grade Card, a pair of Agent Provocateur Panties, and The Mark Eye Mask.
Cantina Rooftop – 605 W 48th St, New York, NY 10036
Cantina Rooftop and Cantina 48 will celebrate love all Valentine’s Day weekend, February 14th-17th and have launched their special dinner and brunch menus, which will feature authentic Mexican creations with a decadent flair, courtesy of Chef Saul Montiel.
The four-course pre-fixe menu costs $50, and for $25 comes with select wine pairings.
Guests start with an amuse-bouche of yellowfin tuna tostaditas, caviar, avocado mousse, and mandarin orange and complimentary glass of champagne. For appetizers, there are sweet and spicy chicken lollipops, crispy oysters with cucumber and mango pico de gallo. For a hearty main, diners can choose from the braised short ribs, Maine lobster enchiladas, or slow oven roasted Cornish hen.
Dudleys - 85 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002
For breakfast head on over to Dudleys, to have American classics with an Australian twist. This chic cafe & bar offers “an enticing atmosphere that suits anytime of the day and any occasion” and offers a variety of seasonal dishes and cocktails. Be sure to order the Big Breakie (two eggs, bacon, mushroom baked beans, roasted tomatoes, hash browns, and toast) to take a memorable bite of Australia with you and the ricotta hotcakes to indulge your sweet tooth.
DIEGO in PUBLIC HOTEL, NYC - 215 Chrystie St.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in style at DIEGO, the sophisticated cocktail bar located atop PUBLIC hotel's iconic escalator. An intimate space complete with a fireplace for patrons to escape the hustle and bustle of NYC's Lower East Side, Diego is a perfect spot to celebrate with a loved one. This Valentine’s Day, DIEGO will be offering a bottle of champagne (either Moët & Chandon Brut or Rose Champagne) and any dessert on the menu for $99.00.
For reservations visit www.publichotels.com/eat-and-drink/diego/cocktails.
Souvlaki GR - 116 Stanton St, New York, NY 10002
For lunch, take your significant other to Souvlaki GR a Greek restaurant that wants everyone to experience a “little taste of Mykonos in the heart of NYC." As soon as you enter the restaurant, you feel transported and it almost feels like a mini getaway from the city. Some standout items off the menu include the Tryopita (which is a cheese pie with feta, ricotta, mint, dill and scallion), Hand-Cut Greek Fries, Horiatiki (Greek salad) and the skewers. This restaurant is perfect for lunch with its bountiful dishes that are easily shareable. On the plus side, who doesn’t want to feel like they went to Greece while still in New York City?
Old Rose - 113 Jane St, New York, NY 10014 (Inside the Jane Hotel)
The perfect way to end the night is making your way to Chelsea for an amazing Italian dinner. Old Rose is located inside of the Jane Hotel and serves an amazing array of Italian dishes. The ambiance and the aesthetic of this place is perfect for a date night and is really an overall stunning place to eat and drink. It's hard to only list a few outstanding dishes but to start off the Burrata is everything you want in a burrata, for an entree the Tagliatelle (pasta served with meyer lemon cream, garlic breadcrumbs, and fior di latte) is a dream and of course a wood fire pizza is always an amazing option as well. And as you get weary with all the food and drink, why not end the day at the historical Jane Hotel, where ship-inspired rooms can take you in a new adventure.
Find Love at Grand Bazaar NYC's Sweethearts Matchmaking Bazaar
On February 10th Come pick-up handmade Valentine sweets and gifts at Grand Bazaar NYC (Columbus Ave between 76th St. & 77th St) from talented local designers and makers while finding love on Sunday, February 10th from 11am-3pm. Meet your special someone while exploring together a Sweethearts Bazaar at New York City’s biggest weekly market, Grand Bazaar NYC. Sign-up with LoveMaze and be paired with your perfect Valentine by using their scientific match-making algorithm. You'll be match with your perfect valentine and have fun getting to know each of them while exploring 100+ different vendors. Prepay $24-$36 to find your match & entrance to Grand Bazaar NYC is free. 30% of the ticket price will be donated to four local public schools benefiting over 4,000 children.
For more information visit, https://grandbazaarnyc.org/events/sweethearts-bazaar-valentines-day-special/.
Sugar Momma's Galentine's Day - 5 Cliff Street
Sugar Momma in FiDi is offering buy one get one free cocktails for singles on Valentine's Day. Sugar Momma will make sure you still drink for two. The restaurant and bar is housed inside a cafe by day called Hole in the Wall but transforms at night when the red light gets turned on. A red neon sign that says "Hello Gorgeous" invites guests in to come in and stay awhile since after-work is the new after-hours at this hotspot.
The Enthusiastic Dad's Winter Formal at The Springs on Valentine's Day - 224 Franklin St
The Enthusiastic Dad's Winter Formal is coming to The Springs in Greenpoint on Valentine's Day, Thursday, February 14th. Go stag or with a date and dress for the occasion! $65 Open Bar tickets include punch bowl cocktails, wine, wine coolers, beer, house cocktails and Zima. A DJ will spin contemporary and throwback tunes and dances like the cha cha slide to get everyone on the dance floor. The party will rage on from 10pm - 2am. Don't worry there will be a completely awkward winter formal photo booth to capture this sure to be epic night out. Tickets can be purchased by visiting, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/enthusiastic-dads-winter-formal-tickets-55238634242?aff=ebdshpsearchautocomplete.