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January
28

Long Island Valentine's Day
Long Island is an amazing place to live and if you're looking for creative ideas to pamper or surprise the one you love On Valentine's Day there are plenty of options to choose from. Our real estate agents have created this handy guide to help you make this special day a hit with your honey.

Romantic Eats

Valentine's Day is a great opportunity to explore some of the exciting culinary options Long Island has to offer. Who knows, you may even end up finding a new favorite:

  • 2 Spring - 2 Spring St., Oyster Bay
    This farm-to-table American Brasserie has a sophisticated feel without being stuffy. The menu at 2 Spring features fresh seafood, a raw bar, premium farm meats, small plates and seasonal produce sourced from Long Island's very own North Fork. Enjoy beautiful views of the town square and take in the eclectic design and décor that features a modern ambiance with mid-century flair. Reservations are a must for this Oyster Bay hot spot.

  • Vienna of Roslyn - 1 Railroad Ave., Roslyn
    Talk about romantic! You can enjoy a delicious pot of cheese or chocolate fondue, as well as the warm glow of a flickering fire at Vienna of Roslyn. Downstairs is a cozy stone tavern that is sure to make you feel at home. From unpretentious small plates to pizza to pub fare, Vienna has something for everyone.

  • One North Mediterranean Soul - 4 Old Jericho Turnpike., Jericho
    This dramatic dining spot is sure to wow even the most cynical sweetie. One North Mediterranean Soul features graceful, soaring modern architecture with large glass windows that give you panoramic views of lush, landscaped grounds. The soul and ambiance of the Mediterranean Coast are captured at One North, with a selection of imported Burrata, salumi, mozzarella, and crostini that can be paired with the perfect vino from their two-story wine room.

Sumptuous Sweets

No Valentine's Day is complete without a scrumptious box of chocolates. Grab some sweets for your sweetie and splurge on a heart-shaped box of chocolates from:

  • Chocolate Works - 6401 Jericho Turnpike, Commack
    From hand-dipped dipped delights like chocolate-covered pretzels to gourmet champagne truffles, Chocolate Works features premium Belgian chocolates that will please the most discriminating of palates. If you're looking for chocoately goodness sans sugar, they feature gourmet sugarless chocolates as well.

  • Bon Bons Chocolatier in Huntington - 319 Main St., Huntington
    Handcrafted chocolates are the name of the game at this decadent chocolatier. Bon Bons Chocolatier also features top-notch confections like almond bark, peanut brittle, and rich caramel popcorn if you're looking for something with a bit of a crunch, or take home one of their homemade cookie mixes to surprise your sweetie with fresh baked goods.

  • Schwartz Candies in Carle Place - 169 Voice Road, Carle Place
    These out-of-this-world chocolates and confections have been a local favorite for decades. Founded in Manhattan in 1939 by Al Schwartz, Schwartz Candies features chocolate-covered marshmallows that have been the hallmark of Schwartz Candies for more than 70 years.

Cheers!

Toast to your love with a bottle of wine or champagne from one of Long Island's hottest wine shops:

  • Hunters Point Wines & Spirits - 4707 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City
    Hunters Point features wine from vintners involved in the winemaking process from beginning to end. Their knowledgeable staff commits to carrying smaller labels make the wine experience accessible and enjoyable for everyone.

  • The Wine Guy - 220 W. Main St., Smithtown
    The Wine Guy features over 7000 square feet of wine and spirits at an affordable price. Browse their vast selection and ever-changing inventory of wines or check out one of their tasting, promotions or celebrity events.

  • Rockville Centre Wine & Spirits - 218 N. Long Beach Rd., Rockville Centre
    Rockville Centre Wine & Spirits' extensive selection of wine and spirits, unique gift baskets, and wine accessories make the perfect Valentine's Day gift for wine lovers.

Want to learn more about celebrating Valentine's Day or buying a home on Long Island? Contact us to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced real estate professionals.

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