Folk, the season of LOVE is around the corner. Lovers getting ready for the occasion, planning the day with their beloveds, and organisations spreading the word about various events and gifting s are busy planning.
I have tried compiling a few such events and gifting ideas. I hope these will be handy for my beloved to plan an event for me and also select a super duper gift. Dont worry people – it will definitely help you and your beloved also to select.
So here are a few suggestions:
1) Jamie’s Italian by Jamie Oliver in Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj.
Valentine’s Day is around the corner and those looking to share the love with someone special, Jamie’s Italian has created a special hearty menu for you.
Please find mentioned below the menu for your reference.
- A Bruschetta Platter – Sicilian caponata & pinenuts, garlicky mushrooms & basil pesto, smashed peas, creamy ricotta & chargrilled veggies.
- Sustainable sole fillet packed in a bag with superfood grains, juicy cherry tomatoes, fennel, garlic and wine, cooked in our oven & served with skinny fries.
- Slow cooked lamb shanks in rich red wine and tomato sauce, served on a bed of fragrant saffron rissotto & thyme.
- Baked Alaska with fresh seasonal strawberries Trio of vanilla, butterscotch and strawberry icecream topped with Italian meringue and flambéed with dark rum, served with honey coated strawberries.
- Hanky Pinky Valentine cocktail – fresh strawberries & Valencia reduction with London dry gin, top up with sparkling wine.
Time Period – 12 February 2016 to 14 February 2016
2) Plaza Premium Lounge is the pioneer in independent airport lounge concept that is open to all travellers, irrespective of airline or travel class. They are having a special menu introduced at Plaza Premium Lounge for Valentine’s Day.
Romance is in the air, there is no better opportunity to spoil yourself or your loved ones than on Valentine’s Day. The ingenious team of chefs at Plaza Premium Lounge has prepared a range of romantic surprises for the plate infused with sensual guilty pleasures to make the day even more special.
The exciting menu has great options of fresh healthy salads such as Barbecued Pasta salad, Ripe Tomatoes, Feta Cheese and Basil leaves salad, Cucumber and Pomegranate salad which are perfect Valentine’s Day indulgence. Other highlights on the menu include Sicilian Chicken served with Sausages, Cherry Tomatoes and Olives, Malai Murgh Dum Biryani whose aroma fills the atmosphere and Cottage Cheese Hearts and Cherry Tomatoes Coulis.
Sweets are undoubtedly traditional for Valentine’s Day, you can try the perfect Banoffee Pie which will instantly melt in your mouth, the refreshing Strawberry French Hearts or our old time favourite Gaajar Ka Halwa. There are also yummy assorted Macaroons for the Macaroons lovers.
What: Valentine’s Day Special Menu
Where: Plaza Premium Lounge at Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad Airports
When: 13th and 14th February, 2016
Price: Lounge access starts at Rs.1200 plus taxes
The Gift of Time
As the Valentine’s Day is coming close, choosing a right gift is the toughest task for any of us. Though ‘time’ is the best gift to express one’s love, it even becomes better when accompanied by a unique timepiece!
A range of elite and magnificent watches from Frederique Constant – Delight collection which is perfect to match the persona of your lady love. These watches are carefully designed to perfection with matchless elegance of Rosy Gold and Stainless Steel, embedded with stunning jewels to give it a royal look.
A distinctive timepiece from Frederique Constant – Classic Manufacture Collection is for the Man who follows his passion and lives by his values. These hand – picked Swiss watches are known for its unique hand movement, and comes with highest standards, with Côtes de Genève and Collimaçon patterns, the rhodium finishing makes it simply stunning.
This valentines, get a Frederique Constant timepiece wrapped with your love and affection as a special gift for the one who makes your life special.
4) Jewelsify.com introducing special jewellery for the lovers. Please visit the site and choose for your Valentine.
Passion, elegance, style & charm-all have their own way with a piece of fine jewelry. At jewlsify, all the elements of enamor come together to give shape to the dream of any woman. They create the finest and most adorable pieces of art that you can adorn for a life time.
Experience leads to perfection and passion leads to magnus opus. Being the fifth generation in the jewellery industry, they have a legacy that facilitates us to master the art of casting stones into ornaments.
5) Surjivan Resort– the ethnic getaway for Delhiites is all ready to greet its customers this Valentine’s Day. It’s a special weekend approaching and everyone needs more activities and exciting things to do on this romantic day. Keeping the same in mind Surjivan Resort has added exciting activities to the packages. Please find attached the special Valentine’s package details for your kind consideration. I will be grateful if you carry this in your publication.
Surjivan Resort, the epic getaway for Delhiites is all ready to greet its customers this Valentine’s Day. It’s a special weekend approaching and everyone needs more activities and exciting things to do on this romantic day. Keeping the same in mind Surjivan Resort has added exciting activities to the packages.
“It is Valentine’s Day when people wish to do something special for their partners. They prefer visiting places where they can spend quality time together. Surjivan Resort is all determined to make it a memorable stay for them. We have also rolled out packages with exciting activities. These should definitely engage them. Since, we are an ethnic resort, we have tried to keep the activities which people might not have experienced before and also that keep the essence of our concept,” said Deven Srivastav- Director, Surjivan Resort.
Package- Valentine’s Special
The package includes air-conditioned cottages on twin sharing basis.
The cottages offer traditional ethnic style rooms and attached three fixture bathrooms.
Each individual cottage is uniquely furnished, aesthetically decorated and ornamented with ‘Vedic Yantra ‘motifs. By virtue of design they create unique energy and induce calm and prolonged sense of relaxation, peace and tranquility.
The mud walls are drawn with natural organic colors such that it brings peace and harmony while the thatched roofs and the Jharokhas provide natural cooling. Your stay at Surjivan will make you travel back in time and provide a uniquely ethnic experience.
Nestled within 50 acres of lush green farmlands, Surjivan is an ethnic resort based on traditional Indian theme. The tranquility and serene environs of the resort will take you back in time and allow you to experience the simplicity and peaceful existence of a simple life.
The magnificent flowers, acres of landscaped garden, the soothing sound of birds, the delicate aroma of herbs and the taste of our organic food will treat your senses.
Truly, as our guests say…… the romance never ends at Surjivan. For details please visit the website- http://surjivan.com
Package Tariff (T&Cs apply)
Two Days One Night Valentine’s Package
(for 2 persons.) Rs 6,500
6) Recreate Romance on Valentines Day with Sumona Couture
Romance is an ardent emotional attachment or involvement between people. It is a love idealised for its purity and beauty. Valentines Day is a day that speaks of love and romance. It is considered one of the most romantic days of the year. To celebrate this romantic day of the season Sumona Couture has come up with a new range of Valentine collection.
As colours are known to have a direct effect on the mood or the atmosphere one wants to create, so keeping in mind about the colour theme Sumona couture has introduced Semi Precious stones in Silver,gowns and dresses bathed in romantic red. The collection celebrates love and commemorates the day by making dressing up a pleasure.
Adorn these beautiful dresses and make the celebration even more colourful with your special someone.
So what are you waiting for hurry and go pick up your favourite from the exclusive range of elegant and easy to maintain memorable gift which will bind your love forever.
About Sumona Parekh
Sumona’s story began three years ago when she first laid the foundation stone for Gaja Heritage in Kolkata in 20 10. Born into a Christian-Bengali family with love for art and travel, and married to a Gujarati business man. She introduced the antique jewellery craftsmanship of the Bengal gharanas with a contemporary twist. Her understanding of design aesthetics anal the innovative use of traditional crafts is what she has already implemented into her silver jewellery line and she plans to extends this concept into her clothes as well. Sumona’s designs are distinct and innovative as she brings together the romance of’ tier jewellery motifs into her clothing line.
She has drawn her inspiration largely from the intricate designs of nature; that infuses traditional motifs with modern fabrics. Silhouettes and cuts creating a collection that caters to the design sensibility of all age groups.
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7) Scavin has launched new ‘Dip in Red’ collection of sunglasses for Valentine’s. The range is a combination of high- performance and style. Sunglasses are not just a need today but a style statement too Scavin Comes out with ‘Dip in Red’. The most distinctive feature about the new sunglasses is its colour – varying shades of Red inspired by the season of love.
“The collection is all about love. Nothing can be more quirky yet romantic than a nice pair of sunglasses in red. We have introduced the array to go with the mood of the occasion. We are sure we will get a good response,” said Nitin Grover- Director Scavin.
The array showcases eye gears in red frames and lens. One must not ignore either- care and trend.