Still haven't made a dinner reservation for Friday? SEI Restaurant and Lounge is offering a playful Harajuku Hearts Valentine’s Day dinner that promises to be a good time. The Tokyo-themed event will revolve around a wild five-course prix-fixe menu, with choices like roasted lobster tail with raspberry beurre blanc and bittersweet chocolate mousse for two.
Friday, February 14. SEI Restaurant and Lounge, 444 7th Street NW; 202-783-7007. For reservations, call or reserve by email.
No one says you have to celebrate Valentine's Day. If you're not feeling it this year, head to KABIN's Anti-Valentine's Day singles' party instead. Solo ladies can enjoy a two-hour Champagne open bar and complimentary chocolates, so you can still sample the highlights of the holiday.
Friday, February 14. KABIN, 1337 Connecticut Avenue NW; 202-810-2770.
If you're looking to extend the love, SAX Restaurant and Lounge is hosting Heart Beats, a burlesque Sunday brunch. Expect bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys, a three-course meal, and DJ Amen Ra spinning choice jams.
Sunday, February 16, 1 to 4 p.m. SAX Restaurant and Lounge, 734 11th Street NW; 202-737-0101.
The Georgetown Cupcake sisters have paired up with BaubleBar this month to create a special jewelry collection inspired by their baked goods and their personal style. The whimsical pieces make a perfect gift-to-self, or a special surprise for your BFF. There are three special-edition cupcakes inspired by the line, too, so you can opt for straight-up sugar if you've had your fill of bling.
Shop the jewelry collection here; find the specialty cupcakes at Georgetown Cupcake, 3301 M Street NW; 202-333-8448.