Date Night Tips for Valentine's Day
Dinner and a movie is the classic date that also works perfectly for St. Valentine's Day. Looking into each others' eyes over the table and holding hands in the dark never gets old. Many of the charming restaurants in Georgetown are doing special Valentine menus. Peacock Cafe offers a Valentine Package for $69 per person, including a full-course dinner, sparkling wine, parting gifts and roses for the lady -- www.peacockcafe.com. At Pizza Paradiso, they're doing a "We Love Beer" Valentine's Day Celebration, offering beer brewed with flowers or chocolate and special Valentine's Day pizza pies -- www.eatyourpizza.com. For $45 per person, you can get a romantic three-course dinner at Bistro Francais -- www.bistrofrancaisdc.com.
At the AMC Loews Theater on K Street at the waterfront, several Valentine-appropriate movies are playing . See the lovely Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum work for their love in the romantic drama "The Vow" (1:50 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 10:15 p.m).
For a little more action, Chris Pine and Tom Hardy fight over Reese Witherspoon in the romantic comedy "This Means War" (2:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.).
"W.E." is another Valentine-worthy movie, a romantic drama that focuses on the affair between King Edward and Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard (1:05 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 6:55 p.m. and 9:50 p.m.).
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