Whether your flame has been burning bright for years or was just recently ignited, you can wow your significant other with our Valentine's Day date ideas:
Go Sushi Hopping. You’ve heard of bar hopping. But have you ever sushi hopped? Walk up Honolulu Avenue and hit , , and , or drive down Foothill Boulevard and visit , , and . Try one specialty roll at each spot. Talk about them like a food critic would: What's the texture like? How would you rate the presentation? How many stars would you give this dish? Compare notes and pick a winner at the end. Thank our writer Maggie Grainger for this idea. Maggie went on a quest to
Take a (entrance at 3429 Markridge Road) Ok, it’s technically on Saturday, but an outdoor hike lead by a park naturalist is a cute and unique date. Breathe in fresh air, learn a thing or two about Deukmejian, and get your blood pumping alongside someone who keeps your heart racing anyway.
Talk Over Wine at The Wine Cave. If a full dinner isn’t your thing, take your significant other to Honolulu’s very own wine bar, at 2427 Honolulu Avenue. Sit back and relax in one of the bar’s lounge chairs while you gaze into each other’s eyes, taste a wine you’ve never tried before, and spill secrets that only a refill would allow you to share. For more wine spots, check out our article
Taste Some Sweets With Your Sweet. Chocolate, candy hearts and red lollipops are synonymous with Valentine’s Day. Luckily, there is no shortage of these on Honolulu Avenue. If you and your date are on a diet, pop into the at 2200 Honolulu Avenue, which specializes in low-sugar sweets and pastries. If you both need a sugar fix, head over to at 2317A Honolulu Avenue and self-serve yourselves chocolate, gumballs, jelly beans and more.
Eat Italian Food. Sharing an overflowing plate of Italian food can be a most romantic Valentine’s Day date. Maybe it’s because the sauce is the color of passion, or perhaps it’s because Italian is a romance language. Make a reservation at , the family-run gourmet Italian restaurant at 2948 Foothill Boulevard. Or try on 3730 Verdugo Road- it was voted the most romantic restaurant in Glendale. is also highly recommended by our writer Rebecca Harvey: read her .