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Secret Recipe: Alembic's Bitter Valentine's Day Cocktail

Whether you're single or smitten this February 14, what better way to celebrate than with a boozy cocktail?

Where to Go on Valentine’s Day If You’re Single

Valentine’s Day is rolling into town, on a Saturday no less, when most restaurants will be converted into a sea of two-top tables and serving overpriced tasting menus. It’s a night when a lot of single folks would be tempted to stay in, eat a burrito in bed, watch a movie, and call it a day (I know some couples who feel the same way). But I say if you’re single and like to mingle, here are some ways to make it a fun night out, sans red roses. 

A Knife Party, New SF-Based Skincare Line, Topshop Pop-Up, and More

This Friday, February 13, San Francisco's Fiat Lux jewelry store will host My Bloody Valentine, a party to celebrate the shop's 2nd Annual Maker's Competition. Owners Alexei and Marie challenged seven designers to craft a hand-made knife.

Vegan Aphrodisiacs to Get You In the Mood

Sure, oysters will boost your sex drive, but what about vegan lovers in need of a libido pick me up? Certified herbalist Emanuel Donval has created fast-acting vegan love potions that ease your mood so you can feel aroused and relaxed. Emanuel's Elixirs are a collection of herbal aphrodisiacs used to celebrate love and intimacy that provide emotional and physical support. 

Send Your Sweetie One of These Adorable Bike Valentines

Remember how great it was to get valentines in elementary school? You’d walk through the classroom and put a valentine on everyone’s desk and come home with a bag full of cards. The cards were always so awesome, with witty phrases—like a Star Wars one that says “Yoda one for me” or a Batman one that reads “I’m batty for you.” Ah, memories.

Valentine's Day Private Pilates

My pilates teacher, Karii Rürup-Coleman, once said, "Couples who work out together, stay together." And for that she's offering a private duet pilates session for you and your sweetie in lieu of the usual Valentine's Day cheese.

Ditch the Clichés with 10 Alt-Valentine's Day Ideas

After a few years in the game, a Valentine's Day and/or night spent dropping hard-earned dough on dinner reservations you snagged months in advance paired with the usual present-giving mumbo jumbo starts to seem a little....boring.

Say, "Be Mine, ALL MINE" with These Locally Made Sweet Treats

Ah yes, Valentine’s Day is coming, a day many loooove to hate. But here’s the bright side: Whether you’re single or coupled up, anyone can appreciate delicious sweets.

How Are You Spending Valentine's Day? Show Us on Instagram

How Are You Spending Valentine's Day? Show Us on Instagram

Today's the kind of day when people are either completely stoked on life or waiting for the moment they can post up at a bar and drink until they forget they're single. Do you love or hate Valentine's Day? Do you dress in all red, or drown your sorrows with your friends by singing angry karaoke songs? We want to know, via Instagram.

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