Check out the sweets, treats, and treatments that will keep things hot on the lover’s holiday.
By Paula Conway
Originally posted on NYDailyNews.com
Valentine’s Day is all about the sexy. Here are some sweets, treats, and treatments that will keep things especially hot this Valentine’s Day.
Dana’s Bakery Macarons
A spin-off on the Sweetheart conversation hearts, these candy-flavored macarons come in two new delicious flavors, Red Hot and Sweetheart Candy. $30 for a box of 12 macarons locations throughout Manhattan, http://www.danasbakery.com/db/locations/, 800.477.1816
The Love Note Box – Magnolia Bakery
Like puffy white clouds, these charming cupcakes spell out L-O-V-E, $32.00. Advanced order required, or available in stores, magnoliabakery.com. For locations visit, www.magnoliabakery.com/locations
The Gob – Lucas Candies
A creamy marshmallow covered in caramel and drenched in milk or dark chocolate. Bag of 6 (3 milk, 3 dark) for $12. www.lucascandies.com
Floral Chocolate Coffret
Each limited edition box has deftly crafted chocolates with floral infusions of dried flowers, essential oils, hits of seed and blends of blooming buds and fruit. Available in four sizes from $18-$78, www.lamaisonduchocolat.us
The Milagro Hearts Lollipops are a bundle of 6 for $18: 2 hickory smoked almond with Fleur de sel sea salt, 2 red fire with Ceylon cinnamon, and 2 Goji berry with pink Himalayan salt.
The Volupte Heart Caramel Bonbon Collection an elegantly curvy heart box is filled light pink decadent Fluer de Sel caramels. $15, city locations: 123 Spring Street, 1100 Madison Avenue, www.vosgeschocolate.com
BAILE Y BEBIDA
Romance over cupid-approved cocktails with Michael Arnella and His Dreamland Quintet at the Dreamland Orchestra’s Sweetheart Soiree with St.-Germain at the Norwood Club, Saturday, Feb. 15, 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, 241 W. 14th Street. Tickets $75, http://www.eventbee.com/v/sweetheart2014
Head to Burning Waters Cantina (116 MacDougal St.) to sample the new Caliche, a super-premium white rum from nightlife impresario Randy Gerber and sixth-generation rum maker Roberto Serralles, whose family has been making rum in Puerto Rico for nearly 150 years.
Enjoy an elegant evening in with Moët & Chandon’s Glamorous Black Tie Coffret. The seductive pink box has Moët’s Rosé Impérial Champagne, two Champagne glasses, an introduction to the wine’s Napoleon-inspired history, and a card to write your love note. $150, ReserveBar.com.
The “Hot Date Prep” includes a half set of lashes, Brazilian wax, body polish, and St. Tropez spray tan. $235, www.euphoriaspanyc.com, 212-925-5925.
Art of Natural Beauty Center
The “Soulmate’s Paradise” includes 2 60-minute “suite hearts” massages (side by side in a couple’s suite), lavender paraffin hand and foot treatment, two 30-minute facial treatments, and 60 minutes in a private sauna and Jacuzzi. $399, www.artofnaturalbeauty.com, 718-694-2200.
BeSu Salon and Day Spa
Enjoy two new beauty packages: Full organic facial ($125) with a free microdermabrasion; and a full Brazilian wax ($65) with either a free mini facial or an eyebrow waxing. www.besusalonandspa.com, (212) 420-6565