Here are the best spots to eat on Valentine's Day
Romance is on the menu for Valentine's Day at these restaurants offering up special options on Feb. 14.
362 W. 53rd St., at Ninth Ave., 212-581-2400
For $125 per person, indulge in a four-course French meal at this sophisticated West Side spot. Tasty choices include a farm-poached egg atop truffled mascarpone polenta and porcini coulis, and filet of beef with seared foie gras, red wine shallot copote and potato puree.
27 W. 24th St., btwn Fifth and Sixth aves., 212-490-2100
Michelin-starred modern Indian favorite Junoon is dishing out a four-course, $95 menu that includes Nova Scotia lobster tail tandoori, as well as a vegetarian menu for $70. An optional wine pairing is available for an additional $55 per person.
518 W. 27th St., btwn 10th and 11th aves., 212-525-0000
The Americano is kicking the idea of dinner and a movie up a notch. Alongside a four-course menu ($75) of modern French dishes with a Latin flair are two screenings of the 1976 French film "Je T'Aime Moi Non Plus."
Corkbuzz Wine Studio
13 E. 13th St., btwn Fifth Ave. and University Pl., 646-873-6071
For couples who want to get in on the action, this Union Square newbie is offering a class ($50) on choosing wine for two, led by owner and master sommelier Laura Maniec, from 6 to 7 p.m. The instruction ends with a sweet wine-and-dessert pairing, and if you want additional food or drinks post-class, Corkbuzz's bar area is serving until midnight.
328 W. 12th St., at Greenwich St., 212-414-3000
Jesse Schenker's cozy American spot has a $125, five-course menu for Valentine's Day. Highlights include sweet potato gnocchi with cuttle fish, black truffle and winter root veggies, and sous vide beef tenderloin.
403 E. 12th St., at First Ave., 646-602-1300
This cozy Italian-influenced mainstay is serving up a five-course menu of dishes like butter-poached lobster. The menu is $99 per person.
Colicchio & Sons
85 Tenth Ave., at 15th St., 212-400-6699
Tom Colicchio's greenmarket-inspired resto is offering two options for Valentine's Day diners. In the more casual tap room, a five-course prix fixe is $65; in the main dining room, a five--course menu is $150 and a seven-course menu is $175.
No date? No problem!
The day before Valentine's Day, both Havana Central locales are throwing "Stag Night" bash. Twenty-five dollars gets you a rum flight, empanadas, a hand-rolled cigar ... and lots of meeting and mingling. (151 W. 46th St., btwn Sixth and Seventh aves., 212-398-7440; 2911 Broadway, btwn 113th and 114th sts., 212-662-8830)