Valentine’s Day for (Last-Minute) Traditionalists

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Sip and swoon at these impressive wine bars.
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Bring extra-special flowers to your extra-special someone…or try a plant instead! Head to the beach and seal the sunset with a kiss.
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Cozy up by one of the best fireplaces in town.
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Warm your hearts with these toasty drinks. Or if you’re looking for an event that puts the “class” in classic, try these! Casablanca Bring a date to the greatest cinematic love story of them all—that magical Bogie-Bergman chemistry never fails to stir up some sizzle. 7:30 p.m. Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica
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Valentine’s Day at Bourbon Steak Whatever you have planned for the night of romance, consider including a three-course feast at Bourbon Steak. The menu features choices like little gem lettuce with black truffle vinaigrette, Thai seafood bisque, Moroccan-spiced pork shank, and passion fruit panna cotta. You can always see a movie afterward and watch the fountain sing Sinatra. Americana at Brand, 237 South Brand Boulevard, Glendale Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Tasting Wine goes with just about anything, but cheese and chocolate are two top pairings. This weekend-long Wine L.A. tasting includes samples of 10 wines, five cheeses, and five chocolates, a true exploration of everything salty and sweet—kind of like Valentine’s Day itself. Times vary. $90 per person. 530 Molino Street #218