Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day 2016 in Philadelphia
For Early Risers
Even though Valentine’s Day isn't until Sunday, why not kick off the love-filled weekend with brunch on Saturday. Get to Cuba Libre for an Unlimited Tapas Brunch featuring all you can eat small plates. Pair the meal with $5 mimosas, sangrias, and caipirinhas or try the special Cacao Mojito made with SelvaRey cacao rum, coffee vanilla liqueur, guarapo, lime, mint, and served with an edible chocolate-vanilla straw. Brunch is available until 1:30 PM on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, and the tapas menu is available to browse here.
For Wine Lovers
If you're a fan of rosés, you're in luck. Three Tria locations, Rittenhouse, Wash West, and Fitler Square, will have 10 different rosés available for $10 each. Check out the wine list here. Stop by anytime on Friday, February 12, or Saturday, February 13 to sip some tasty pink wines.
Wine and Chocolate Together Forever
Join Shane's Candies and Panorama on February 9 for a Wine & Chocolate pairing in Old City. For $35, you can sample wines that have been expertly paired with Shane's chocolates and truffles. Additional information and tickets are available here.
Take your sweetie on a wine and chocolate walking tour through Chaddsford Winery any weekend in February. Tickets are $25 a piece and include six pairings. Sip on Chaddsford's award-winning wines while sampling chocolates from John & Kira's Chocolates. Grab more information here.
Nothing says Valentine’s Day better than a romantic candlelit dinner with your significant other. Set the mood with a four-course dinner at Panorama. For $75, you have the option to try oysters, house-made pasta, veal, or anything else you fancy on the menu. The menu is available from Friday through Sunday.
For Those Whose One True Love is Beer
If you want to still keep it a little traditional with a special V-Day dinner, but would prefer a beer with your meal, make reservations at Bottle Bar East. For $75, a couple can get two appetizers, two entrees, a dessert, and a large format beer. Reservations are a must and can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
For The Anti-Valentine’s Crowd
If you don't have a Valentine, you're more than welcome at City Tap House in University City for the Cupid Is Stupid, Suds For Our Buds event on Saturday, February 13. The bar will be blending lambics and stouts to create some magically delicious love potions. Try mixing a Yards Love Stout with Timmerman's or a tart Boon kriek. Or maybe blend a Young's Double Chocolate Stout with the Ducchess de Bourgeoge. You can't go wrong when beer is your Valentine.
If you're really, really not in the Valentine's Day mood, head to Brewerytown's Crime & Punishment Brewing Co. on Sunday, February 14 for the Super Deluxe Emo Extravaganza. Guests are encouraged to BYO emo vinyls or CDs from 5 PM–12 AM. Get $1 off all drafts during a special extended happy hour from 9 PM–12 AM. For an added bonus, bring in a picture of your ex for Crime & Punishment to rip up and get your first beer half off.
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