Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Romance In Houston 2013
By Shea Serrano, About.com Guide
Valentine's Day in Houston can be a bit of a doozy. If you're not prepared, you'll end up with a terrible dinner table at a bad restaurant on your way to a boring show. This list here, however, will help you and your hopelessly romantic ways. There are suggestions for romantic restaurants in Houston, martini recipes and more.
Of course you'll want to visit one of the well-to-do romantic restaurants in Houston. Here you'll find a list of the eight best, including upscale steak houses, American cuisine, Jazz and more. Some enforce a dress code so be sure to check before lacing up those Chucks.
If you'd like to visit a classy restaurant, but prefer that it not make anyone want to fall in love, this list of fine restaurants in Downtown Houston will help. There are mexican restaurants, dive joints and a solid stop for Indian food.
There are a few drinks that you can make for a woman (or vice versa) that are absolutely appropriate for Valentine's Day. This is one of them. Of course, the other one is...
...this one. Chocolate is good, strawberries are good, chocolate covered strawberries are great, and martinis are good. Deductive logic, then, tells us this should be amazing. Learn exactly how to make it here.
Do you prefer to be a little less predictable with your Valentine's Day plans? Should penguins be a part of your evening? Or maybe a pontoon boat? This list has you covered.
Houston has a fine, fine roll call of chocolatiers (is that an actual word?). These are the five best places.
Galveston's version of Mardi Gras! and the Houston Auto Show highlight February's festivals. Make plans to attend one or a few as part of your Valentine's Day celebration.
Houston's stellar Museum District is nation-famous. If your sweetheart is a bit of a bookworm, take her there to peruse the ten museums that made the Best Museums in Houston list.
Really heat things up this Valentine's Day with a sexy gift. Better yet, make a date of it and shop together for something you'll both love.
Upgrade dinner and a movie to dinner and a live show. This year, Alejandra Guzman will perform at the Arena Theater in southwest Houston.