The tour is followed by a pairing lesson, where you’ll learn to pair cheese with charcuterie, beer, wine, and spirits. Price: 7 If you both desperately need to get out of the house, head no further than East 28th St, where the Park South Hotel is offering a Park and Make Out package for two.The day ends with a reality show-style Pair-Off Competition, where you’ll play cheesemonger and maybe even win a prize. You’ll get an executive king room for the night, a pasta-making class at the in-hotel restaurant Covina, and a gift card to drink and dine there as well.Price: If you’re looking to keep things fairly basic and go the chocolate route, skip the Duane Reade checkout line and anything involving a heart, and opt for one of NYC-based Mast Brothers’ collections -- like the apropos Brooklyn collection, featuring flavors like olive oil, rooftop chili, and smoked maple.Price: .95 If your partner’s heart beats for the former-First Lady, let them pin this portrait onto their favorite coat or bag.The goal: a gift that manages to say “I-like-you-but-we’re-still-getting-to-know-each-other-and-that’s-totally-cool.” It also pays to understand that a small present—something thoughtful, semi-personal, and affordable—is the way to go when you’re dating a brand-new guy. They might have Netflix, but chances are they don’t have Netflix, Hulu HBO Go.
” phase to the sharing-a-studio-apartment-closet stage. Price: .95 In addition to tasting great on pretty much anything, this hot sauce made from peppers grown in Bronx community gardens also gives back to the city by supporting garden and food education programs.
Sfoglini’s Pasta of the Month Club includes a new bag of Brooklyn-made pasta and sauce (made with local ingredients) each month, sure to get your partner out of their Barilla-and-vodka-sauce funk.
Price: 0 for 60 minutes If you want to guarantee this relationship lasts beyond your first Valentine’s Day together, treat your partner to a couple’s massage that will help you both unwind in the best way possible.
You’ve finally had the “we’re exclusive” convo (congrats! But if said convo takes place just a month or two before the holidays, the internal struggle to figure out what to gift your new partner ensues.
Obviously, you don’t want to go too big, yet you don’t want to not give anything at all. DO: Get a subscription to a streaming service they don’t have.