InOnIt Guides: Unique V-Day Celebrations

So Cupid has already struck you. It might have been years ago, months ago or just yesterday, but with Valentine’s Day looming over your head, don’t expect Cupid to do all the work for you (give that little guy a break). If you don’t have anything in the pipeline, read through InOnIt Guides for unique ways to spend your 14th February this year, from open movie screenings under the stars to gifting strawberry and champagne cupcakes.

Heart-shaped pizzas

Share you love over a special heart-shaped pizza at the recently launched Neapolitan pizzeria, Pizza Metro Pizza. The chefs will roll out these special pizzas, both for meat eaters and herbivores in options such as panna, club 9, margherita and more. With delicious red wine, rich and flavoursome Italian cuisine and the perfect romantic interiors, treat yourself and your loved one to a culinary delight.

The special pizzas are available at the pizzeria on 14th February 2013 from noon to 3:00 pm for lunch and from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm for dinner.  Call 022 65993333/4 for reservations.

Chic dining experience

Candles, a chic setting and a scrumptious five course set meal. Escobar’s special menu for the day includes treats like lemongrass and ginger rubbed tiger prawns, chicken and garbanzo soup, chef’s style guacamole, seared Norwegian salmon with baked jacket potatoes, steamed veg and orange sauce and to end it all, tiramisu and coffee. Priced at Rs. 4,999 per couple inclusive of taxes, get a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine to end the day on a right note. Call 022 42760000 for reservations.

Pink truffles

You can barely go wrong with chocolates. Gift a special Valentine’s Day box of fine gourmet chocolates from Pink Truffles to your loved one. You can get a Valentine’s Day Box of 12 or 20 in dark /milk chocolates. You can also opt for a Signature Box of 12 or 20 that comprises assorted nuts, truffles and chocolates. It will take a minimum of 3 days to ship and the box will be delivered within 5 days. Get a box here!

Cinema under the night sky

So you are a couple that appreciates cinema at its best. Join the Gipsy Cinema’s caravan and spend your Valentine Week watching Italian classics under the sky. A travelling film club, Gipsy Cinema has organised a 4-day film festival at Marine Plaza with a film line-up that includes screening of Cinema Paradisa (1988), Roman Holiday (1953), Romeo and Juliet (1968) and La Dolce Vita (1960). With a touch of Italian romance in the air, watch these classics and then indulge in drinks and food on a Roman-like terrace cafe.

To join the caravan, sign up on the website here and to receive an invitation, send an e-mail at info@gipsycinema.com specifying the films you want to see and the number of invitations. Check out their Facebook page here.

Love and Sugar

All you need is love and a bit of chocolate. Sign up for The Dessert Cart’s workshop on 9th February 2013 and learn to bake sweet desserts for your loved ones! This one-day workshop at Sanctum store in Bandra will have Shraddha Agarwalla teach participants how to bake a nutty strawberry cake, red velvet swirl brownies, chocolate banofee pie in a jar and white chocolate mousse with strawberries. It is priced at Rs. 1,500 per head, but if you register with a friend or family member, you get a 25% discount.

Sailboat ride

Sunset, a sailboat ride, wine, music, the complete drill. Classy enough? A personalised gifting service, Present Perfect will arrange a lovely sunset ride for you and your loved one, so that you spend your evening under the star lit night sky. And if all of this is too clichéd for you, they will help you get more personalised gifts that include hampers, The Romance Kits and more. Contact them on 9322972072/9819979348 or drop them an e-mail at presentperfectforyou@gmail.com.

Couple’s Therapy

Take the day off and unwind at Saks Salon and Day Spa. They have exclusive packages on offer for the special day like Express Manicure for Rs. 400, Express Pedicure for Rs. 600, Discovery Facial for Rs. 1,500 and Highlights (half) for Rs. 3,500. The spa is also offering a 40% discount on all services for the couple.

So head to either the Bandra branch or the Andheri one and spend a relaxing day.

Secret love messages

Declare your love or rekindle an old flame with Piccoli Tortini’s strawberry and champagne cupcakes with love messages embedded inside them. Call them on 022 69996000 to deliver your message entrenched within the warm delightfulness of a gooey cupcake. Pack of two special cupcakes will be available on order and is priced at Rs. 200 per box. It will be hand delivered for free within Bandra/Khar. Last date to place the order is 10th February 2013.

For great gifting options, check out the Dia Red wine launched by Sula, Shop InOnIt’s picks for great ideas for him and her or check out the special heart shaped dark chocolates with strawberry ganache available at Yauatcha.

And to end it all, watch this amusing short film Cupidon and be glad that the cupid struck its arrow on the right person for you.

Photo courtsey: Deviant Art

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