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Happy Valentine's Day!

     

FEBRUARY 2012
Love is in the Air!
Vol. XXIII, No. 2

Check out our sizzling lists featuring romantic restaurants or great spots for celebrating Valentine's Day

LOVE BITES

Impress that special someone with a romantic dinner for two on February 14. Check out our picks for the best Valentine's Day restaurants around the country and the world.

We've also compiled lists for Romantic Restaurants near you as well as the Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in the U.S., and the Top 10 Places to Kiss in the U.S. and Top 10 First Date Bars in the U.S.

For the ultimate romantic dining experience, check out The French Laundry in Napa Valley. Watch our exclusive interview with chef Thomas Keller

For Valentine's-themed restaurant events and wine tastings in your city, check our local listings.

Royal Mansour Marrakech, one of our Top 10 Honeymoon Hotels Worldwide

ON THE ROAD WITH CUPID

Nothing creates intimacy like shared memories of time spent traveling. To make yours last a lifetime, escape to one of the Top 10 Romantic Destinations on the planet such as unspoiled Kauai or China's dreamy Guangxi Province.

For more sultry getaways, consult our lists featuring the Top 10 Honeymoon Hotels, Top 10 Romantic Hotels Worldwide, Top 10 Romantic Hotels Near You and Sexiest Hotels in the U.S.

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The Spa at The Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris, one of our Top 10 Romantic Spas in the World

COUPLES COUNSELING

The couple that plays together, stays together! Get closer this Valentine's Day or throughout the year with a sexy couples treatment from our list of the Top 10 Couples Massages

For more great places to romance the one you love, check out our list of Top 10 Romantic Spas in the World.

Find out which movie this sexy still is from on our list of Top 10 Sexy Movies

FLIRTY FILMS

The perfect threesome: your lover, the couch and a steamy flick from our list of Top 10 Sexy Movies. For a bit tamer but certainly sizzling fare, pick a film from our Top 10 Romantic Movies. And for that certain je-ne-sais-quoi, our list of Top 10 French Films boasts playful, darkly noir and deliciously dreamlike stories around l'amour!

The results are in! We've selected our fave films of the past year. We don't mind if you disagree with our choices, as long as you've actually seen them. So, enjoy your popcorn and our Top 10 Films of 2011


Find out what makes the avocado so libido-enhancing with our list of Top 10 Aphrodisiacs

FORK IT, SPOON IT!

Food gets us in the mood, from arousing avocado to naughty nuts. Learn more about the love diets of Cleopatra and Casanova with our Top 10 Aphrodisiacs

Or grab an apron and get ready to cook yourself sexy. With our selection of Top 10 Romantic and Sexy Cookbooks, you can light your "fire" in other rooms of the house aside from the kitchen.

Here is a selection of romantic wines that will make your special occasion sparkle

VAVOOM VINO

Did you know that the aroma of some wines mirrors the scent of pheromones, which are key players in human attraction? Find passionate Pinots and racy Rieslings on our two lists: Top 10 Romantic Wines and Top 10 Wines for Valentine's Day

For the harder stuff, also check out our Top 10 Vodkas, Top 10 Bourbons and Top 10 Spirits. And to literally make things sparkle, select a bottle of Champagne from one of our many lists, such as Top 10 Cheap Champagnes, Top 10 Rosé Champagnes and many more

 

Find original gift ideas like Marc Jacobs' sexy new perfume Oh, Lola! on our list of Top 10 Romantic Gifts

PRESENT TENSE

Finding a gift for that special someone can be a daunting task. Let us help you take the guesswork out of Valentine's Day shopping with our Top 10 Romantic Gifts. Bonus? They can all be ordered with a click from the comfort of your cubicle!





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