Sunday, February 7, 2016

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is getting close and Jersey City has lots of ways to celebrate!

Finding a Date
Iron Monkey is getting you started early with Beer Dating, a speed dating event with craft beer and lots of mingling. $25/person.

Although not specifically geared towards finding a date, the VVPA is hosting a Red Party at the Barrow Mansion on February 13th with food from Orale and Cocoa Bakery. Tickets are $20 until February 12th and $25 at the door.

What to Order
Milk Sugar Love is offering a special Valentine's Day menu with decorated sugar cookies, macarons, red velvet cake and a cookie dough mini ice cream cake. All orders must be placed by Wednesday, February 10th.
Cocoa Bakery has a long list of Valentine's Day treats available for order and some will be available at the store for pick-up too.
Bucket and Bay has a limited edition Mini Gelato Bombes filled with their rose latte and deep dark chocolate gelato available for pre-order only.

Where to Eat for the Weekend
Both Saturday and Sunday, Orale MK will have a brunch known as Valentine's Breakfast Club and a special dinner with live music.
All weekend, Raval will be offering a special Valentine's Dinner for two. Two tapas, a paella of your choice, dessert, and two glasses of house wine or sangria for $35/person. Reservations are required.
Satis Bistro will be serving an expanded dinner menu for Valentine's Day dinner reservations Friday through Sunday.
VB3 is offering a prix fixe menu for dinner all weekend long, Three courses for $49/person.
Whealth and Co. is holding a BYOB "Celebrate Love" dinner to celebrate great food and great company with a collection of tapas for $49/person.

Where to Eat on 2/14 Only
Pasta Dal Cuore is accepting reservations for two or more and will have a four course prix fixe menu including options like burrata, lobster, smoked duck and branzino for $80/person.
Talde is adding a few special menu items like banana blossom salad and panna cotta to their regular dinner menu for the evening.
Halftime Bar & Grill is holding a special "Love is in the Air" event with a brunch special, movie, and wine and chocolate pairing.
Iron Monkey has a four course dinner menu available and you can choose special additions like champagne, craft beer, and roses.
Battello still has open reservations and you can also order a special centerpiece to be delivered to your table.

I'll keep updating the lists, so keep checking back.
However or whatever you're celebrating (Valentine's, Galentine's, a great day for Hallmark, nothing at all), enjoy!

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