At the end of the day, there’s nothing like a home cooked meal, but who wants to cook on Valentine’s Day? If you really want to experience soul food with your soul mate, make reservations at Melba’s! The Tres Macaroni and Cheese, Candied Yams, and Southern Fried Chicken always tastes like it was made with love. Speaking of love, the best love that you can ever experience is the love you have for yourself. What better way to love yourself, than to take care of yourself? You can do that at Melba’s by ordering from their healthy menu option, a great way to keep up with those New Year’s Resolutions!
Melba’s is located at 300 West 114 Street @ Frederick’s Douglass BLVD
Who says you need a special visa to go to Havana, Cuba?
Save the governmental hassle, and head uptown to Amor Cubano in Spanish Harlem.
Amor Cubano has a live band playing soothing Latin Jazz
grooves, a sultry ambiance, and mojitos – all at the right price.
Eating here will make you feel like you’re eating underneath the
moonlight, and in between swaying palm trees in Old Havana. What
could be more perfect? Oh yeah, the food is delicious too! Try the
classic Cuban dish Ropa Vieja…by the end of the night you’ll
definitely be feeling the amor!
Amor Cubano is located at 2018 3rd Avenue at 111th Street.
The best time to go to Paris is in the spring. Well,
Valentine’s Day is in February, and besides why go through the
experience of having burly men feel you up at the airport when you can
go to 125th and Lenox. That’s right, Paris is now in Harlem! Chez
Lucienne has the best Coq Au Vin in NYC, a comprehensive wine menu,
delicious crème brulee, and the amazing capability of making you feel
like you’re dining along the Champs-Élysées.
Chez Lucienne is located at 308 Lenox Avenue btw 125th & 126th Street
Piatto D’Oro II
If sharing a classic Italian meal is your idea of a
romantic evening then look no further than Piatto D’Oro. In Italian,
Piatto D’Oro means plate of gold, and that is just what you and your
sweetheart will be feasting on. This is by far, one of the most
romantic restaurants in all of NYC, and it just so happens to be
located in Harlem. The décor, and high quality service makes you feel
like you are dining in the lap of luxury, and being that it’s Uptown,
there’s no pretentious attitude to go with it.
Piatto D’Oro II is located at 1 East 118 Street @5th Avenue
Are you looking for old world Italy in the Boogie Down
Bronx? Then you must be looking for Roberto’s! This quaint
restaurant is located in the heart of the Bronx’s Little Italy. Their
baked bread is made daily at a local Arthur Avenue Bakery, their wine
is imported directly from Italy, and their entire menu just might be
the best Italian food you can find outside of Italy. Skip downtown’s
one block called Little Italy, and head uptown to savor the real
Italian flavor of Roberto’s. You and your special someone will be
glad that you did.
Roberto’s is located at 603 Crescent Avenue Bronx, NY 10458
We wish all of our readers a Valentine’s Day filled with love, joy, and flavor! Leave a comment and let us know how you plan to spend your day of love!