It's four days before Valentine's Day and you still haven't made plans? Don't worry, you're not a bad partner, we promise, and Patch is here to help. Whether you're looking for a classy dinner, a night on the town, or just some old-fashioned romantic inspiration, we've got you covered.
A Fancy Dinner: North Haven has a couple of restaurants to consider if you plan on taking your sweetheart out to dine. Try for delectible Italian cuisine, or 's eclectic assortment of American classics and international surprises like Tibetan steamed dumplings and tempura-fried haricots verts.
Chef to Impress: If dining out doesn't provide the right mood, you can always cook the meal of your dreams in the comfort of home. Head over to the at Edgewood Park in New Haven to pick up some fresh produce, meat, and home-made treats guaranteed to turn your kitchen into a three-star chef's paradise.
Hit the Books: Need some inspiration in your love life? Then why not crash the at the Holiday Inn in North Haven to schmooze with experts in the art of love. The event is free and open to all. And hey, what better way to say "I love you," than writing a whole novel of steamy prose for your beloved?
Romance, Served Cold: Is your sweetheart the outdoorsy type who loves winter hikes through the snow, igloos, and ice fishing? Consider a romantic trawl through the woods offered by the to identify trees and enjoy the beautiful February weather. You won't even need to chill the champagne!
A Night at the Opera: Is there anything more romantic than the opera, the haunting aria of a diva, the stirring of the heartstrings through music? If you agree, don't miss at the Shubert Theater in New Haven. For added fun, you could sing a love song of your own during the intermission.