5 Things To Know This AM — Feb 04 2013

So, you're all panicked over where to take your Valentine for dinner, right? Whether you're spending the lovey-dovey day with your boyfriend, best friend, or roomie, you'll want in on this alternative plan c/o Le Parker Meridien. It's a package (worth $215) that includes major pampering and a café lunch. Split it with your bestie, or, hey, why not splurge and treat yourself? (Le Parker Meridien)
Renowned Atlanta chef Ford Fry is opening a new restaurant called King + Duke in Atlanta, Georgia. The good news? You can eat there without making the trip down South. Fry will be cooking up his seafood delights at CITY GRIT, and you can sample all the goodness at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 7. Just don't forget to make a reservation. (CITY GRIT)
Well, here's something new: Patrick Carney of the Black Keys is making the switch from investing in stocks to socks! He's bought into the brand Richer Poorer, and we totally get why he'd feel cozier with such assets. (New York Magazine)
StyeMint is hosting a Valentine's Day contest and our hearts are a-thumpin'. Follow MINTsider on Instagram, upload your unique, styled look, and hashtag #LoveOfStyle. If you get the most likes by February 15, you'll get to choose one of Mary-Kate's picks, and one of Ashley's. So start snapping, and beg all your friends to double tap! (StyleMint)
A night spent by the fire with a glass of wine and a delectable cheese plate sounds like heaven. That's why we're heading to Antica Pesa to sample their new Aperitivo menu. Take a spot on the couch, drink up, and let the noshing begin at 115 Berry Street in Brooklyn. (Antica Pesca)
Photo: Via New York Magazine

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