Roses are red, violets are blue, I know my Valentine’s Day plans, do you? If not, us lovebirds at Distraction Magazine can help you out! We’ve selected the best cuisine and events for every kind of couple (and wallet!). Only the best for you and your loved one!
Bizcaya at the Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove: Don’t let the steep price of $75 per person scare you away! Located at the Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove’s signature restaurant, Bizcaya, Chef Ramesh Kaduru will prepare a romantic four-course menu for two with beautiful Coconut Grove as the backdrop.
Meat Market: Indulge in this sexy, sophisticated contemporary steakhouse, located at 915 Lincoln Road on South Beach. Try the signature romantic cocktail, the Champagne Kiss (French Sparkling Rose Wine, Spring44 Honey Vodka, White Creme de Cacao, Cherry Bitters, garnished with a Black Cherry) for $15. Delicious surf and turf options are available for a pretty penny, but it would make the evening as special as you could possibly imagine.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Meat Market’s special menu. [Photo Courtesy Meat Market.]
Moonlight & Music Concert at Deering Estates: Couples can experience a romantic, moonlight concert performance by jazz musician Allan Harris. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks to make this low-cost evening ($20 per person!) a cozy night out.
Deering Bay Estates during the Valentine’s Day Moonlight & Music Concert. [Photo Courtesy Miami Beach Visitors Center.]
Valentine’s Day Cruise: Cruise all over the most beautiful sights in Miami, including Downtown Miami, Virginia Key, South Beach, Key Biscayne, Brickell Key and Coconut Grove. Serving appetizers and champagne, this state of the art catamaran gives you the posh lifestyle for a mere $79 per person. Jamming to Lonely Island’s “I’m On A Boat” optional.
Take a romantic Valentine’s Day cruise on a catamaran. [Photo Courtesy Tropical Sailing Cruises.]
Devon Seafood + Steak: Miami’s newest destination for fresh seafood and prime steaks will offer a Valentine’s Day menu from February 14th-17th. For $90 per couple, enjoy two appetizers, two entrees (like the seared sea scallops with lobster risotto) and two desserts (try the Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee, as that might be what paradise is made out of).
Devon Seafood + Steak’s Char Crusted Tuna. [Photo Courtesy Devon Seafood + Steak.}
Quattro Gastronomia Italiana: Check out this delectable four-course dinner for two that will put the romanza into your night! This authentic Northern Italian restaurant will feature a delicious pre-fixe menu for $80 per person (tax and gratuity not included), like the Maine lobster medallion with fresh burrata cheese and micro basil and the beef filet grilled with balsamic demiglace, parmesan cheese, asparagus and saffron roasted potatoes. Buon appetito!