No Mansion for You This Weekend; Clinton and Obama Aprons

Dont expect to get into Mansion tonight without an invite or anytime this weekend unless youre a model or designer. But you can experience their sex toys firsthand on Valentines Day. [Down by the Hipster]
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Frank Bruni thinks Allen & Delancey and Sfoglia are romantic choices for Valentines Day. Too bad you wont be able to get in. [Diners Journal/NYT]

Restaurant Week may be over, but there are still some (relatively) good deals to be had in this town. Case in point: On February 19, you can get a four-course meal at Caf Boulud for the price of three courses. [Zagat Buzz]

Support your favorite presidential candidate even when youre cooking by wearing aprons emblazoned with their smiling faces. [The Kitchn]

Alcohol, foie gras, and caviar thats all you need for a seductive and successful Valentines Day. [NYDN]

Why buy vinaigrette when you can throw oil and vinegar in a blender and call it a day? [Bitten/NYT]