Article by Meredith Keeve a.k.a. The Wandering Parisian
Yes, Valentine’s Day has become an international occasion, even in France there are cards and decorations for Cupid’s fete.
However, our Fabulous French Fifty year old knows there is nothing less romantic or inspiring than dinner in a restaurant on the night of February 14th. A “Holiday Special“ menu, overworked waiters, crowded tables, and a great deal of social pressure do NOT a fun evening make.
Much as they decline to go out on Saturday nights (preferring to leave downtown to millennial revelers and tourists) the Parisienne is unlikely to insist on a restaurant dinner for Valentine’s Day.
For a truly romantic evening, stay in!
First, figure out how much your restaurant meal would set you back, including taxis or parking, and...