It's almost time for Valentine's Day, and although we tend to play it low-key and stay in, for loads of people, this is the night to go out and do something fun and romantic. Or, have a friends' day and hang out with your buds! Or, if you think that the whole thing is an overblown waste of time...well, I've included some places with strong cocktails to help you forget the whole thing!
Sweethearts looking for sharable cocktails this Valentine’s Day need not look any farther than Miss B’s Coconut Club located in Mission Beach. The Havana Good Time, served in a Swan cocktail glass designed for two, has hearts beating. Lovers (or friends) can treat themselves to this refreshing grapefruit and cucumber cordial cocktail. As you may know, Swans typically mate for life – therefore, this is the perfect cocktail to share with your perfect mate.
Mixologist: Rob McShea
Havana Good Time - $30.00
Vodka, Pamplemousse, House Grapefruit/Cucumber Cordial, Kombucha
Is pizza the way to your heart? Pieology Pizzeria, the destination for delicious, artisan-style custom pizzas in endless flavor combinations, is calling on their fans to share why they love pizza to enter the #LoveThyPie contest! Now through valentine., participants have the opportunity to win big! In addition to gift card giveaways, guests can score Pieology’s grand prize package, which includes a Pieology Date Night (two pizzas, two fountain drinks and one dessert pizza) every month for a year, and a Spa Weekend Getaway for two, which includes a two-night hotel stay and a massage for you and your
Entering is easy!
- First, take a photo or short video explaining what you love about pizza.
- Second, share on www.Indi.com/pieology/
lovethypie and use the share function to share the picture or video to Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter.
- Third, build the buzz! Engage with your followers daily, asking them to view, share, like, pin and re-tweet your post to increase your buzz score. Pieology will track activity on all platforms, so the more buzz you create, the better your odds!
On a budget? No problem, I have some inexpensive or free things to share for this Valentines!
Looking for an interactive and free Valentine’s Day date idea downtown? 4th Avenue’s Werewolf will be hosting their “Love is Sketchy” art show on Monday, February 13th. Local artists will display three of their best sketches, while guests have the opportunity to vote for their favorite artist. The winning artist will win $500 cash and a chance to display their masterpieces in Werewolf! The best part? The art is for purchase… making that Valentine’s Day gift idea a no-brainer.
Grab your lei this at The Hills in La Mesa. Their island-inspired Valentine’s Day features a cheap dinner with some bright flavor! Guests can take a bite of their plated taco special with swordfish and a tropical salad for just $10.95. Pair that with one of their strawberry margaritas and you’ll feel like you’re on a vacation for two.
Love tacos as much as your date? Head to Harbor Town Pub for their “I love Tacos” Valentine’s Day party. They’ll be offering two delicious tacos and a shot of Hornitos for just $10. Their casual atmosphere makes for the perfect night to unwind and have fun!
Don’t sacrifice your whole paycheck on that bottle of wine this V-Day. Lakeside’s Eastbound Bar & Grill knows love and wine go together, that’s why they are offering ½ priced bottles on . Nothing is sweeter than a glass of vino paired with a delicious treat and Eastbound will be offering free dessert with every purchase of a bottle of wine.
San Diego’s oldest bar, The Waterfront, has been playing cupid for over 83 years. In addition to being known for the relationships made at this cozy Little Italy bar, The Waterfront is also famous for cheap cocktails for two! Head to Waterfront for $5 wines and draft beers from for some early Valentine’s night celebrating.
Have a fun V-day!