District News

Treat Your Sweetheart

Jan 30, 2018
Lincoln Square is for lovers this Valentine's Day. Leading up to this "hallmark holiday" of romance, stop by local retailers and restaurants to treat your sweetheart to something special. 
 
Gift giving is easy when you visit our local bakeries and stores. In The Shops at Columbus CircleBouchon Bakery & Café is selling Valentine's Day desserts through Wednesday, February 14 including Conversation Heart Shortbread Cookies, Passionfruit Macarons, White Chocolate Raspberry Parfait, and "Chocolate Cake for Two." Click here for details. 
 
Épicerie Boulud is offering a number of romance inspired sweets, such as boxes of heart-shaped macarons, rose-flavored meringue heart cookies, chocolate bars that say "I Love You", and more. Visit the market and café for details or order online. 
 
For a candy gift, visit IT'SUGAR or Sugarfina in the neighborhood. At Sugarfina, on the ground floor of The Shops at Columbus Circle, you can customize your own "XOXO" bento box of chocolates for your valentine or choose from other goodies to gift. At IT'SUGAR, at 1870 Broadway, you can purchase a classic red heart chocolate box to give to your Valentine's Day sweetheart, too. 
 
Also, flowers are a charming gift option for this holiday. Stop by Whole Foods Market in The Shops at Columbus Circle to grab a lovely and colorful bouquet for the occasion. 
 
Any one of Lincoln Square's sophisticated jewelers can also offer wonderful gift options for your sweetheart or a loved one. At Monica Rich Kosann, on the ground floor of The Shops at Columbus Circle, you'll find charming lockets and rings and necklaces fit with the engraving "I Love You More". Also on the ground floor, Swarovski has a special Valentine's Day collection featuring rose gold earrings, rings, bracelets, and necklaces. Links of London on the ground floor has a selection of heart-shaped jewelry for her and Valentine's Day gift ideas for men, too, including high-end friendship bracelets, cuff links, and watches. 
 
Jazz at Lincoln Center is hosting a Valentine's Day show on Wednesday, February 14 in Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. At 7:00pm and 9:30pm, guests can enjoy a wonderful performance by vocalist Brianna Thomas (a Winter's Eve favorite) along with a three-course meal for $155 per person (gratuity included). Click here for ticket information to enjoy this candle-lit evening with someone special. 
 
Boulud Sud, at 20 West 64th Street, is offering two options for Valentine's Day dinner. From 5:00pm to 6:30pm, enjoy a three-course Prix Fixe menu for $95 per person. From 7:00pm to 11:00pm, enjoy a four-course Prix Fixe menu at $125 per person. Both dinner options include an optional wine pairing for additional cost.
 
Bar Boulud at 1900 Broadway is also offering two options for a romantic dinner on February 14. The Valentine's Day menu offers a three-course Prix Fixe menu for $65 per person while the evening's Valentine's Dinner three-course menu is $85 per person, both with optional wine pairings for an additional $35. 
 
Of course, you can also make reservations for dinner at any of our other wonderful local restaurants and browse our directory to find more gifts for your Valentine. 
 
Happy Valentine's Day!
 
Photo credit: Bouchon Bakery