Each Thursday, South Brunswick Patch offers Patch Picks, highlighting editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off, and more.
You’ll find useful lists to help you, your family, friends, and significant others find the best places for everything from Sunday brunch to New Year’s Eve celebrations, pumpkin patches, date night destinations, florists, nights out with your significant other, kids party places, parks and more.
This week we'll be presenting ideas for the best places in town to celebrate Valentine's Day with your significant other. Whether you want a quiet evening at a restaurant or something a little different like making your own wine, take a look at our suggestions.
Patch Picks: Valentine's Day
- The Grape Escape
Taking the less traditional route for a way to spend time with your significant other, try the Grape Escape. is a winemaking school that offers a hands-on experience in winemaking while relaxing with friends and family. Courses are broken up into four one-hour sessions where customers participate in the process and create wines from prestigious California and Chilean grapes. The Grape Escape also hosts workshops on olive oil and balsamic vinegar bottling, making your own mozzarella cheese, melting your own wine infused chocolate and other food and wine events. Call ahead to make an appointment. 12 Stults Rd, Dayton. 609-409-9463.
- Fuji Hibachi Steakhouse and Sushi Bar
For a night of fun chef and patron participation, try . The restaurant has a fresh sushi bar and hibachi tables where you can watch the chef prepare your meal right in front of you. Great for dining out on a date or with a group. 485 Georges Rd, Dayton. 732-274-8830.
- Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
For steak lovers in the mood for a night of upscale fine dining, check out . The restaurant offers high quality steaks and a variety of wine. 2 Village Blvd, Princeton. 609-452-0041.
- Eno Terra
Located in Kingston, offers a location complete with shops and an art gallery for more than just a dinner out. Located adjacent to the towpaths of the D&R Canal, Eno Terra uses local produce, meat and fish in order to supply the freshest ingredients. In addition to a large selection of gourmet meals, it also has a wide array of wine and desserts. 4484 New Jersey 27, Kingston. 609-497-1777.
- Rasoi Restaurant Banquet
For authentic Indian cuisine, try . The restaurant offers multiple courses with a variety of dishes to choose from. Rasoi also has a bar and a banquet area for private parties. 620 Georges Rd, Monmouth Junction. 732-329-6950.