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7 Easy Valentines Gifts Perfect for Valentine’s Day

Here are a couple of last minute Valentine’s Day gift ideas that are sure to make you and your Valentines completely happy…and impressed!

#1 Luscious Chocolate Covered Strawberries

These sexy beauties are so easy to make, amazingly delicious, and completely perfect for Valentine’s Day with your honey or with the girls.


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Top 5 Romantic Date Night Spots

#1  Extraordinary Desserts

My hands down favorite date night spot is right in my hometown, San Diego, CA.  You can check out some of my favorite desserts from Extraordinary Desserts here.  They have two locations, both with very romantic candlelit patios perfect for every date night.

Extraordinary Desserts Dulce De Leche Cake Featured on the Food Network

#2  Rouge

Rouge has such an amazing menu and everything on it is not only delicious, it’s delicious in a sexy kind of way.  Rouge is in Philadelphia, PA right in Rittenhouse Square, so after dinner you can take a romantic stroll through the square.  Make sure to not miss dessert at Rouge…it’s a game changer.  Besides…who says you can’t have dessert twice in one night?  You can see a few romantic dishes here.


#3  Rex 1516

Rex 1516 has a very special place in my heart.  Tucked away on a small street in Philadelphia, Rex 1516 is a small restaurant that has the most rustic romantic setting and the best french style comfort food you could dream of.  Check out some of the dishes from my last adventure at Rex 1516.


#4  Sunda

Sunda is an amazing Asian fusion restaurant with a very sophisticated and sexy atmosphere that is perfect for date night.  Plus the menu offers items that are perfect for sharing.  Grab a date, make reservations for Sunda, try some of my favorite dishes, you can thank me later.


#5 Devon Seafood

Devon has a few different locations across the US, and we are so lucky they do!  Their food is delicious and their atmosphere is always impeccable.  If you’re in Philadelphia, sit out on their patio facing Rittenhouse Square.  If you’re in Chicago, grab a drink in their sultry bar upstairs before you’re seated for dinner.  Perfect date night.  Here are some of my favorites Devon dishes.



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Everything but the Kitchen Sink Brownie Brittle Bark

So… the best thing about the Super Bowl was this Brownie Brittle Bark Recipe…

Worst thing about this Brownie Brittle Bark Recipe…  It didn’t last past the Super Bowl.  Not a single piece of delicious bark left over…


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February 11, 2014 - 8:12 am

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An Amazing Chocolate Experience at Max Brenner Las Vegas

Where can you get the best ice cream sundae in Las Vegas?  As far as I know… Max Brenner.

Max Brenner offers the most spectacular chocolate experience I have ever had.  How can you walk by a restaurant that smells like warm melting chocolate and not walk in to see what it is all about?  Exactly… That’s how I ended up with this…


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Best Meal In Philadelphia…and The Best Bread Pudding Ever!

The second night in Philadelphia was magical.  We had dinner at Rouge right in Rittenhouse Square and everyone was blown away.  We had a group of at least 15 people and I would have more photos for you if I was more comfortable asking strangers/acquaintances if I could photograph their food…

Rouge has a spectacular menu and it constantly changes.  All of the ingredients are so fresh and everything that is put on your plate is there for a very magical reason.


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