Get creative this Valentine’s Day with PMA’s hands-on class about aphrodisiacal foods.
‘Food as an Aphrodisiac’ at Philadelphia Museum of Art Wednesday, February 12
Let Stephen Starr help you impress your loved one this Valentine’s Day. Part of Starr Events’ Interactive Chef Demonstration Series, the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents “Food as an Artistic Aphrodisiac” this Wednesday (6-8 p.m.). Attendees will awaken their senses during the hands-on, 90-minute class, taught by chef Gerald Drummond. Each guest will leave with newfound knowledge, recipes for all dishes made during the class, and a take-home gift. Purchase $45 tickets at philamuseum.org. 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., 215-763-8100
Enjoy a delicious three-course menu with wine pairings at Caramel Café & Wine Bar.
Carmel Café & Wine Bar Thursday, February 13-Sunday, February 16
New to the Main Line, Carmel Café & Wine Bar offers a special a la carte menu with wine pairings to help you celebrate Cupid’s Day. The menu comprises three courses of Basque crab cakes, scallops and prosciutto, lobster tails, chicken Madeira, filet medallions, and more. Whether you prefer red or white wine, the knowledgeable staff will suggest by-course wine pairings from the likes of Peter Mertes, Ruffino, and Sartori. Reservations required by calling Caramel Café at 484-580-6725. 372 W. Lancaster Ave.
Completely relax this Valentine’s weekend with packages for couples and singles at Borgata.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Thursday, February 13-Sunday, February 16
The Chocolate Covered Romance package (starting at $188, available February 13 and February 14) is one of many romantic packages available this Valentine’s Day. Enjoy an overnight stay at Borgata or The Water Club and your choice of Valentine’s Day spa experience, comprised of chocolate, strawberries, and Champagne. Meanwhile, singles can fête the holiday with the Single & Fabulous package (starting at $269, available February 14)—an overnight stay at Borgata or The Water Club and VIP entrance for up to four guests at mur.mur nightclub. For more information and to see all packages, visit theborgata.com. 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, 609-317-1000
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY SUSAN BEARD DESIGN (PMA); COURTESY CARAMEL CAFE (CARAMEL CAFE); COURTESY OF BORGATA (BORGATA)