Roses are red, violets are blue, have we got a round-up of treats for you! Valentine’s day always get us thinking about dishes that set the scene for romance- and we’ve got a round-up of some of the best places in Boston to indulge in those foods that get you in the mood! Whether you’re looking to impress a new flame or keep the fire alive, you won’t get burned with these delicious picks for V-Day!
For Oysters: Select Oyster Bar
We’re not sure who first discovered the link between oysters and romance, but we’re not complaining! For a great selection of local favorites, Select Oyster Bar in the heart of Back Bay does not disappoint! If you’re looking a show-stopping display of seafood, you’re sure to impress your date with one of their signature plateaux – a combination of oysters, shrimp, ceviche, and even caviar! Aww shucks, you shouldn’t have!
Reservations can be made through opentable.com
50 Gloucester St. Boston, MA 02115 (857)239-8064 www.selectboston.com
For Chocolate: Finesse Pastries
If you’re sweetie has a sweet spot for all things chocolate, you’ll definitely score some brownie points with delicacies from Finesse Pastries! In addition to the heart-shaped boxes of macarons, they have everything from a chocolate raspberry cake to chocolate eclairs! They also have their signature large chocolate macaron with chocolate praline and hazelnut nougatine – perfect for sharing! Want to spread the love even further? If you purchase one of their chocolate peanut butter paw print macarons, some of the proceeds go towards the MSPCA!
Located inside Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St Boston MA 02108
For All Kinds of Wine: Frenchie
The French certainly know how to do romance and wine, so starting your Valentine’s day festivities at the newly-opened Frenchie sets you up for a successful night! This South End wine bar has only been open a few weeks, but already makes headlines thanks to the beautiful interior and a wine selection that would make any sommelier blush. Enjoy a glass (or a bottle!) of any of these wines with a few small plates and you’ll be toasting to love in no time!
560 Tremont St. Boston MA 02118 (857) 233-5941 www.frenchieboston.com
To Spice Things Up: East Coast Grill
Don’t get left in the cold this Valentine’s Day! Newly reopened East Coast Grille offers a variety of heat-filled favorites to ignite your passion and your palate! Start things off with a round of “jerk wings from hell” or go for the romaine salad with smoked chile ranch, then move to the pepper-crusted ribeye for a spicy finish!
1271 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA 02139 617-714-4662 www.eastcoastgrill.net
Happy Valentine’s Day!Tags: aphrodisiac, chocolate, oysters, Valentine's Day, wine
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