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Top 10 Romantic Gifts

JEWELS GALORE
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The gift of glitz never gets old. New York-based Satya jewelry is not only for spiritual yoga-types, but for anyone who appreciates beautiful artistry. She’ll love this unique gold lotus ring (and at $98, it beats a diamond any day).

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LOVELY BOOKS
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Anyone with a sweet tooth will love A Passion for Desserts. This cookbook is full of scrumptious treats like Apple Caramel Bread Pudding and Cappuccino Custard with Cinnamon Cream. Make one of these dishes for your honey and reap the benefits.

A Passion for Desserts by Emily Luchetti

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HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU, KID
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“Give me a kiss or I’ll sock you.” Now you can sound as slick as Humphrey Bogart, sultry like Greta Garbo. Famous Pick-Up Lines by Chronicle Books is a set of 30 movie flash cards, each with a romantic line from a classic movie. Buy now on Amazon.com.

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ROMANTIC DINNERS
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From Boston to Portland, Italian to French cuisine, these restaurants feature atmospheres and menus that are sure to inspire heart-felt feelings. After all, you could cook for your significant other, but it's much more fun to treat yourself as well and dine out.

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Jaqua's favorite body butters

SWEET SPA TREATS
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Spoil your sweetie with the gift of beauty. Jaqua's line of scrumptious body butters includes flavors like Buttercream Frosting, Mint Chocolate and Pink Champagne. (You'll be tempted to lick her, but do your best to resist).

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TANTRIC TWOSOME IN BERMUDA
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This Valentine’s Day, renew your relationship at one of the most romantic spots in the world. Cambridge Beaches resort presents a getaway that includes a three-night stay and workshops for couples.

Cambridge Beaches resort couples getaway

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Toffees by Valerie Confections

FOOD FOR THE SOUL
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Chocolate is a predictable gift, so mix it up this year with some elegant toffees. These crunchy, buttery, chocolate-covered toffee squares, handmade by Valerie Confections in Los Angeles, are as good as it gets.

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FAST LOVE
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For that man in your life, nothing says "I love you" more than a shiny supercar. The sight of a Ferrari in the driveway will no doubt cause him to kneel down and proclaim his undying love for you. Or you could just buy him this book, Velocity: Supercar Revolution.

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Peregrine Insulated Wine Cooler

WINING AND DINING
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Sipping Champagne is a great way to inspire romance. Carry your love potion with you in this British wool tote. A classy alternative to neoprene wine coolers, it can carry your favorite bubbly to romantic picnic lunches, restaurants, parties and anywhere else your heart takes you.
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FLOWERS FOR TWO BUDGETS
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Classy Roses
This designer bouquet is anything but ordinary—twenty-four stems of Grand Prix roses emerging from a gold tapered vase. Available from 1-800-Flowers for $140.

Flowering Tea
For $30, you can buy a bag of Flower That Never Fades, a display tea from Silk Road Teas. This green tea conceals a flower that opens as the tea steeps.

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RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.