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Aphrodisiacs, Music and cool moves... Make this an ooh-la-la V-Day
Party hard on V-Day

CHAMPAGNE ROMANCE @ UNDERGROUND, HOTEL HINDUSTHAN INTERNATIONAL

February 14, 9pm onwards

Expect mushy and wicked decor, butler service, exotic wine with champagne menu and ooh-la-la music! Go tak-tak with flaming cocktails like Lovestruck, Fruity Loop and Champagne Love.

Valentine Special @ Nocturne

February 14, 9pm onwards

Once you are greeted with chocolate-coated strawberries, wash them down with the special champagne-based cocktail Chemistry. And then go for special shooters like Ruby Red, Splash of Passion, Sex on the Beach and Russian Candy. Refuel with heart-shaped pizzas and aphrodisiacs (like strawberry-based starters).

Pre-Valentine’s Eve and Red Valentine @ Shisha

February 13, 8.30pm onwards and February 14, 6pm onwards

Get all lovey-dovey with some cool music. And once the clock strikes 12, let the champagne flow. DJ Girish’s top three picks are Memories (David Guetta), remix of Someone Like You (Adele) and Scream & Shout (Britney Spears).

ectric Krush @ Tantra

February 13, 8pm onwards

Enjoy a mushy-mushy night with electronic dance music superstar Nikhil Chinapa. The girls’ night out special will see him belt out beats with DJs Hussain and V Society.

Also, The Park’s ‘One Billion Rising’ campaign (against violence towards women) on February 14 (6-8pm) will see ‘Strike to Rise’ at Someplace Else bringing together women from all walks of life and being joined by men who support the cause. This will be followed by Span’s performance of Break The Chain, the official song of the campaign.

V-Day Drama @ Plush

February 13, 9pm onwards

Feel the heat with super-hot DJ Zoloto. To make V-Day Eve a little more special, Plush will serve unlimited drinks for Rs 1,500 (first-come-first-served basis)!

Sophie Choudry

Nostalgia @ Roxy

February 14, 8pm onwards

It’s a blast from the past at Roxy. DJs Rudra and Rishi will take charge of the console with romantic retro love songs that will transport you to those magical ‘first moments’ again.

Valentine Eve Hungama with Sophie Choudry @ the Calcutta Swimming Club

February 13, 8pm onwards

Kayoze Irani (s/ Boman) will be the host for the evening and DJ Dippy will be on the console. Expect Sophie to belt out her latest track Hungama ho gaya and sizzle in a red-hot performance with her dance troupe.

food

What: Love Is In The Air

Where: Gourmet Shop, ITC Sonar

When: February 14, 11am to 9pm

On the menu: Discover aphrodisiacs in heart-shaped cakes Opera, Tiramisu, Cheesecake, Dark Rum Truffle, Pineapple Burst and Black Forest. There will also be liqueur chocolates in different flavours Cointreau Truffle, Cointreau Chocolate Mousse and Remy Martin Cream Horns.

Pocket pinch: Rs 1,200-plus per cake, taxes extra

lovebite

Kebab platter of chicken, prawns and veggies

What: Valentine Special

Where: Hyatt Regency, Waterside Cafe, La Cucina and Guchhi

When: February 14, 7-11pm

On the menu: Waterside Cafe will serve Smoked Salmon on Blinis, Tenderloin Carpaccio Squid Roulade on Red Velvet Coulis and Salami Milano with Prunes, besides vegetarian and non-vegetarian Sushi. Do visit the live Quesadilla counters and the Chaat corner complete with Dhokla, Papdi Chaat and Dahi Vada. The main course includes Hungarian Lamb Goulash with Winter Vegetables, Barbecue Pork Spare Ribs and Moqueca de Peixe (fish stew).

At La Cucina, the fare includes Goat Cheese Cakes topped with red skin onion and cranberry jam, micro greens and bell pepper coulis and Seafood Ravioli with chives, fennel veloute and shellfish reduction for pasta. For the main course, try Seared Black Angus Tournedos with Brioche or Bengal Bekti with mustard and tarragon sauce, accompanied by asparagus and peas.

At Gucchi, try the Bhuna Gosht or the Bhapa Chingri, besides Kesaria Murgh Chandni Korma.

Waterside Cafe and Gucchi will serve Sula Brut and La Cucina will serve Billecart-Salmon rose champagne with the set menu.

Pocket pinch: Guchhi Rs 2,000; Waterside Cafe Rs 2,000; and La Cucina Rs 2,500).. all per person. Taxes extra.