Take me on a HOT DATE

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Yep, you heard that right, Take me on a hot date! I speak for a lot of us ladies when I say we want to get taken out on a hot, fun, romantic date. Now this isn’t all the time, but most of us like getting all dolled up and spoiled from time to time.

Valentine’s Day falls on a Thursday so you have 2 options on when you COULD celebrate, February 14, OR February 15-17. (Or you can celebrate all weekend long)

I have compiled some date night ideas for your guidance, planning, and honestly, just to help you out brother because I know us ladies tend to be a wee bit difficult. SO LADIES, send this blog post to your man, don’t say I’ve never helped you out ;)

DINNER AND DRINKS

Photo of Poitin appetizers by Patty Artiga

Photo of Poitin appetizers by Patty Artiga

Houston is a hot spot for dining . Try something new, try a new place, a new side of town, spice it up a little. Here is a small list of restaurants that have a special menu for Valentine’s;

  • Poitin Houston - On Valentine’s Day 2/14/19 - Sparkling Wine on arrival followed by a 3 course menu with a choice of wine or cocktail pairings. $75 per person food only / $115 per person with drink pairings

  • Shula’s Steak House - On Valentine’s Day 2/14/19 & Saturday 2/16/19- 3 course prix fixe dinner menu for two. $70 per person / add $45 per person to add hand-selected wine and champagne pairing with each course

  • The Dunlavy - On Valentine’s Day 2/14/19 - Enjoy champagne and hors d'oeuvres before an elegant  3-course Prix- Fixe menu. $95 per person. 

  • Fig and Olive - February 14-16 - Enjoy a delectable four course Valentine’s Day dinner prix fixe specialty cocktails & live music. $65 per person with limited a la carte, $35 wine pairing for two.

  • The Melting Pot - February 13 - 17 - Set-menu Valentine's package includes a gourmet five-course experience with champagne toast and gift bag including Garlic & Wine Seasoning, and return certificate. $99.95 per person / on 2/17/19 $69.65 per person

  • Roka Akor - On Valentine’s Day 2/14/19 - four-course tasting menu featuring signature appetizers, steak, seafood, sushi, and a decadent dessert. $98 per person

LET’S PLAY

Change it up a little, instead of dinner and drinks, do something maybe a little different, something fun, or something exciting. Here are some idea’s; (all suggestions are linked to better help navigate)

KEEP IT LOW-KEY

If you don’t like crowds, you don’t want to really be out and about, I get it. Here are some ideas you can do instead;

  • Hotel - Hotels typically have restaurants and they have room service! Keep it romantic and rent a room for the night, have a mini stay-cation. One day stay-cation, relaxing and just enjoying your time together.

  • Steak night at home - This is one of my favorite things. I love a homemade steak. Either make or buy some chocolate covered strawberries, get all your steak night necessities and have a romantic meal at home.

  • Cook with your partner - The point of Valentine’s is to spend the day with your loved one. Order a blue apron box or Hello fresh and have it delivered for the day you plan to celebrate. Cook the meal TOGETHER!

  • Picnic - Get your picnic basket ready and go out for a nice, sweet picnic. Go to the park, bring your blanket, and spend quality time together while eating snacks, meals, or whatever you like.

Piglet: “How do you spell love?”
Pooh: “You don’t spell it, you feel it.”

Wishing you a happy February filled with lots of love and joy!

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