Yes, it seems like the holidays just passed, but now it's time to gear up for the next big consumerist holiday.
Valentine's Day will be here in the coming days, and you better get ready to woo somebody.
Whether your looking to show your longterm partner how much you care or you're just trying impress someone new for the day, it's the one day of the year everyone has love -- or sex -- on the brain.
Sure, you could just pick up some chocolates and call it a day, but you'll certainly get bonus points -- and a little something something -- if you pull off a special plan for the evening.
If you're looking for a special place to celebrate, we have your list of Palm Beach and Broward restaurants offering specials for V-Day.
Chima, Fort Lauderdale
Because nothing says I love you like massive piles of meat.
For $85 per person, sweethearts can enjoy the full Rodizio experience, salad bar, and glass of champagne with a heart-shaped brownie with caramel-chocolate sauce, white chocolate candy hearts, and vanilla ice-cream for dessert. For those looking to keep it lean, seafood options of swordfish or salmon with a glass of champagne and the same holiday dessert are available for $65 per person.
Chimney House, Fort Lauderdale
This downtown Fort Lauderdale latin-inspired spot is offering a special V-Day menu for lovers. Items like the grilled rib eye ($24) with mushroom Malbec sauce and homemade mashed potatoes, surf and turf ($23) with Angus skirt steak and gulf steam, and Valentine's Day Salad ($12) with fresh arugula, spinach, gorgonzola, red onion, pine nuts, and strawberries in a raspberry vinaigrette are sure to put your honey in the mood for celebrating.
Cafe Martorano, Fort Lauderdale
If you're looking for an Italian-style party, celebrity chef/owner Steve Martorano is mixing smooth soul and R&B and offering a champagne toast for all couples who dine in the legendary restaurant/dance club on Valentine's Day.
Riverside Market, Fort Lauderdale
Beer geeks like to celebrate romance in a different way. This brew-centric spot is hosting a Sweet & Stout event for the holiday with All Cars Coffee Doughnut Stout, Sam Smith Organic Chocolate Stout and freshly baked chocolate stout red velvet cupcakes.
Piñon Grill, Boca Raton
In addition to its regular menu, this Boca restaurant will be offering V-Day specials like 20 ounce CAB Porthouse Steak with a choice of side and a la carte woodfire-grilled lobster tails. Every lady that walks through the door gets a complimentary rose and chocolate-covered strawberry.
The Office, Delray Beach
For those looking to indulge in comfort fare while wooing someone special, executive chef Bryan Ramos is offering four-course prix fixe menu, for $60, per person on Friday and Saturday evening from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Every lady who dines gets a complimentary rose.
Vic & Angelos, Delray Beach/Palm Beach Gardens
On both Friday and Saturday, both locations of the homey Italian joint will be serving special four-course prix fixe menus from 4 to 10 p.m. It costs $120 per couple, and each lady will receive a free rose on both evenings.
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