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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What are you baking these days? February 2018 edition!

by buttertart 18 days ago

Here we are in the not terribly merry month of February, home to Valentine's Day at least. Seems to call for sweet tr...

Caitlin McGrath commented 1 hour ago

What's for Dinner #412 (February 2018) - Lover's Edition

by MidwesternerTT 18 days ago

"All the world loves a ^food^ lover." : An only slightly modified version of the essay line by American poet Ralph W...

MelMM commented 4 hours ago

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Zonin Brut Rosé (187 ml)

by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

A small bottle (187 ml) with a screwcap closure of Zonin Brut Rosé made from 100% Nerello Mascalese grapes was a ligh...

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

by gutreactions 2 years 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...


gutreactions commented 10 days ago

Favorite Valentine's Day indulgences...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

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


nemo commented 1 month ago

Something other than sugar cookies?

by beagles8mydough 1 year ago

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

ZoeyCovey commented 1 month ago

Home-Cooked Valentine's Dinner

by masha 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

by EM23 1 year ago

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

Multifoiled commented 1 year ago

Needed: Earthshattering Valentine's Recipe for Heart Pan

by Libranflight 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

by mrfourpointo 1 year 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'...

Help finding "classy" place to take a date

by Moogie007 2 years 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 2 years ago

Family dinner group (11) on Valentine's

by evex3 2 years 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 2 years ago

Valentine's Day Meals

by arp29 2 years 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 2 years ago

Cozy w. Fireplace this Weekend in NYC?

by r0cc00 2 years ago

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

Ttrockwood commented 2 years ago

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

by unclefishbits 2 years 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 2 years ago

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

by gutreactions 2 years 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 2 years ago

Valentine Weekend input!

by Gup 2 years 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 2 years ago

Valentine's Day Weekend in Austin

by SobeChower 2 years 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 2 years ago

Partners for Valentine Pasta ?

by Kaymoz 2 years 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 2 years ago

V-day dinner suggestions - young couple

by dunjailic 2 years 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 2 years ago

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