DOWNTOWN has put together a roundup of suggestions on how to celebrate with that special someone.
VALENTINE’S DAY PACKAGE AT THE DOMINICK HOTEL, SOHO
Starting nightly rate is $395 Two night minimum for stay dates 2/10-2/19, last book by 2/17. Once booked, a luxury ambassador will reach out to guest via email provided at time of booking to confirm preferred package inclusion. Read more about the Street Art Suite with Paul Richard at Dominick Hotel in DOWNTOWN’s Things to Do in February, here.
- Physical touch – $50 Spa credit
- Quality time – $50 Daily IRD Credit
- Receiving gifts – Delysia Chocolatier Truffles and Wine
- Acts of service – $50 Donation to God’s Love We Deliver
- Words of affirmation – Access/in room CORE meditation trainer and guided meditation bundle
- Promo code is FIVELOVE, Booking Link here: https://be.synxis.com/?Hotel=1406&Chain=10237&promo=FIVELOVE
Valentine’s Day Dining at Fonda Tribeca
The newest Fonda outpost for celebrated Mexican chef and author Roberto Santibañez offers a cozy atmosphere, amazing traditional Mexican cuisine and cocktails, just to put you in the romantic mood. Their Valentine’s Day Menu includes options including a Pasionista cocktail, or Chandon Bubbles for two, entrees including Carne Guisada with slow braised brisket, with mestiza sauce and creamed roasted poblanos, and more delectable options. Fonda also has locations in Chelsea and Park Slope. For more menu details and reservations, visit fondarestaurant.com
VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIALS AT CATHEDRALE
Reminiscent of New York’s grand classic dining rooms, Cathédrale at the Moxy Hotel East Village, brings elemental cooking and a charming yet grandiose French-Mediterranean sense of hospitality to its striking setting. Under soaring, 26-foot ceilings, Executive Chef Jason Hall delivers pure, ingredient-driven flavors, drawing upon his experience at establishments like Gotham Bar & Grill, Anthos, Craft, and Legasea.
From a blue-tiled, open-hearth kitchen hung with copper pots and equipped with a rotisserie grill, Chef Hall serves a focused menu of well-prepared but simply arranged dishes that pay quiet deference to the cuisine of Southern France with traces of Italy, Spain, and Greece. Guests can enjoy their meals – that are filled with craft-made cocktails and unique wines from around the globe – under Italian sculptor Edoardo Tresoldi’s ethereal centerpiece, Fillmore. For Valentine’s Day reservations, visit moxyeastvillage.com/cathedrale.
One World Observatory’s restaurant ASPIRE, located 1,250 feet up, is offering a special LOVE ON TOP dining experience for Valentine’s Day. This exclusive feast invites guests to indulge in an elevated five-course, preset menu created by the Observatory’s new Executive Chef, as well as a premium open bar. The evening will also feature live music and a memorable photo moment while providing access to stunning views of the city. The dinner seating will begin at 7PM, arrivals are welcome at 630PM. Tickets are $305 per person before tax, seating is limited, and reservations are currently being accepted. Get tickets here.
VALENTINE’S DAY EXPERIENCES AT ESSEX PEARL X MIDNIGHT CAFE
Offered February 13th-17th from 4-8pm, diners at Essex Pearl x Midnight Cafe at the new Midnight Theatre performance venue in the heart of New York’s Manhattan West, have two options available to book via OpenTable under “Experiences”:
- A half dozen Cupid’s Choice East Coast oysters and a half dozen Kumamoto West Coast oysters paired with roasted red chili nuoc cham and fried shallots, with two glasses of Moët.
- Crab and Caviar Toast, which includes fresh blue crab, Ossetra caviar, brioche toast and two glasses of Moët. For more information on Midnight Theatre, visit midnighttheatre.com.
Valentine’s DiamonD Frrrozen Hot Chocolate at Serendipity3
Bring your sweetheart and share a Diamond Frrrozen Hot Chocolate at Serendipity3. It’s presented in a goblet dripping with Austrian crystals that is made by DeFries. The goblet is filled with the restaurant’s iconic blend of 14 exotic cocoas and topped with a cloud of whipped cream sprinkled with edible “diamond” glitter and 23K edible gold gilded chocolate shavings with gold straws that accompany a gilded chocolate sphere filled with edible diamonds. Placed on top of the Frrrozen Hot Chocolate is a Lorraine Schwartz designed handmade 18k diamond bypass ring with a 0.69 carat natural fancy pink heart shape diamond and a 0.77 carat natural very light blue pear shape diamond surrounded by 1.15 carats of white diamond pave. serendipity3.com
Valentine’s Day Dinner at The Regency Bar & Grill
Enjoy the most romantic night of the year from Park Avenue. This Valentine’s Day, relish on a four-course mouthwatering menu prepared by the restaurant’s new Executive Chef, Manjit Manohar for $275 per person at one of the Upper East Side’s most iconic restaurants, The Regency Bar & Grill.
The first course, choose between Caviar and Crisp, or a Jicama and Asparagus dish paired with pomegranate, radicchio, mint and pomegranate molasses. For the second course, opt for something local, like the Hudson Valley Foie Gras Terrine or Tuna Crudo, prepared with Meyer lemon broth, fennel, radish and avocado. Guests will enjoy a refreshing palette cleanser of Granny Smith Apple and Ginger Sorbet before enjoying one of the main course selections of Ribeye, Halibut or Pumpkin Gnocchi. End the night with a sweet treat, either an Olive Oil and Orange Cake or Chocolate Trio, comprised of a chocolate tart with milk chocolate and banana parfait pop and a warm chocolate fondant.
Reservations are available on Resy or by calling the restaurant directly. The restaurant’s regular dinner menu will also be available.
VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIALS AT BAR LULA
East Village’s Bar Lula is offering a prix-fixe menu featuring standout dishes such as Salmon Crudo, Shellfish and Hominy Risotto and a Roasted Sirloin steak. Reservations can be made via Resy and a-la-carte service is available for walk-ins at the bar and patio as well.
14 Ways to Love at the GRAYSON HOTEL, BRYANT PARK
Nestled in New York’s Bryant Park neighborhood, Grayson Hotel offers the perfect place for a romantic escape. Their Valentine’s Day package includes:
- 14% off best available rate
- Choice of a surprise welcome amenity in your room upon arrival or two complimentary drinks in Bar Cima
- $25.00 Food and Beverage credit to be used in Harta Restaurant once during your stay
- Send us your 14 reasons to fall in love at Grayson and receive 14% off your next stay
- You will also be automatically entered for a chance to receive a complimentary night stay on a return visit. 14 reasons must be sent to [email protected] within 24 hours of departure to be included in the promotion offering.