Valentine's Day

Chocolate and Hallmark aside, Valentine's Day is a high-pressure holiday for good dining. Ask Chowhounds about the best places to go for a Valentine's Day meal, and tell us your best (and worst) experiences! Also get advice on what to cook, from chocolate desserts to romantic pasta dishes.

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Home-Cooked Valentine's Dinner

by masha 2 months ago

Thought it would be fun to break out a discussion on home-cooked Valentine's Day dinners. Because it's a weeknight, ...


BethNH commented 2 months ago

Burger Kings in Israel selling an Adults-only Valentine's Day meal

by EM23 2 months ago

Bizarre promotion! The meal includes 2 Whoppers, 2 packs of french fries, 2 beers and an adult toy.

Multifoiled commented 2 months ago

Needed: Earthshattering Valentine's Recipe for Heart Pan

by Libranflight 2 months ago

I have this heart pan, that holds about 4 cups of ingredients. This leaves a little bit of expansion room before it ...

queenscook commented 2 months ago

Something other than sugar cookies?

by beagles8mydough 3 months ago

I make sugar cookies every year for valentine's day- hand painted with egg tempra, crystal sugared, chocolate drizzle...


Deborah R. commented 2 months ago

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Spoon Pop-Up on Valentine's Day - John Tesar

by mrfourpointo 3 months ago

I purchased two tickets plus the wine pairing and my wife and I are unable to attend. It is a pop-up dinner of Tesar'...

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Favorite Valentine's Day indulgences...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

What special foods or dining venues do you like to share during Valentine's Day?

Help finding "classy" place to take a date

by Moogie007 1 year ago

I need help finding a "classy" place to take my girlfriend for Valentine's day. This is the first time since we start...


Moogie007 commented 1 year ago

Family dinner group (11) on Valentine's

by evex3 1 year ago

Hi, My dad is retiring soon and our family would like to take him out for a celebratory dinner. There will be 11 of...

ted commented 1 year ago

Valentine's Day Meals

by arp29 1 year ago

Anyone making a special meal for Valentine's Day? I'm kicking around a few different options, but am not fully commit...


munchkin1 commented 1 year ago

Cozy w. Fireplace this Weekend in NYC?

by r0cc00 1 year ago

Making our semi annual sojourn to NYC this weekend 02.13th. Setting aside the obvious tourists visiting the Apple du...

Ttrockwood commented 1 year ago

Gary Danko Bar, 2016. Seen old threads, not recent ones... so easy question....

by unclefishbits 1 year ago

It's likely a bad idea to ask, of course, but to all those kind and deferential people who won't show up 5 minutes be...


JonDough commented 1 year ago

Where can I get a heart shaped pizza for Valentine's Day?

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Would like to surprise my love with a heart shaped pizza on or around Valentine's Day. I hear that Gennaro's on Centr...


discounteggroll commented 1 year ago

Titillating tastes & venues for Valentine's Day...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Time to pucker up! Valentine's Day is coming Sunday, Feb. 14th. Make a whole weekend out of it. Suggestions about foo...


gutreactions commented 1 year ago

Valentine Weekend input!

by Gup 1 year ago

So last minute! Would love input on where to go. Wife and I are thinking of doing the valentine day weekend in Manha...

Ttrockwood commented 1 year ago

Valentine's Day Weekend in Austin

by SobeChower 1 year ago

I will be visiting Austin in February and it will be over Valentine's Day Weekend. I need 3 dinners and 2 lunches. ...


Optimista commented 1 year ago

Partners for Valentine Pasta ?

by Kaymoz 1 year ago

Look what I found the other day when I stopped by Aldi to pick up a gallon of milk....the cutest pasta in ages! Its ...

nannygoat commented 1 year ago

V-day dinner suggestions - young couple

by dunjailic 1 year ago

Hi guys! V-day falls on a Sunday this year and the SO and I both work in the restaurant industry, and both of our ...


caviartothegeneral commented 1 year ago

Valentines Dinner for 6 in Portland

by dnrcallis1 1 year ago

My wife and I are meeting some friends in Portland over Valentines weekend. We are doing a food tour on Saturday and...

grayelf commented 1 year ago

Romantic Weekend in Manhattan - Help Us Eat Well

by JonnyB74 1 year ago

My wife and I are spending 3 nights, 4 days in Manhattan over Valentines weekend. We'll be staying in midtown. We a...


gargupie commented 1 year ago

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