If your ideal Valentine’s Day date involves Netflix and delicious take-out, then you’re reading the right article. Here is a list of some of the best romantic movies on Netflix coupled with great restaurants that offer take-out/delivery in Saratoga Springs.
1. Moonrise Kingdom + Izumi Sushi
This quaintly adventurous film focuses on the rebellious love between two young outcasts. Set on a small New England island, this movie will have you craving the sea fairing tastes of Izumi’s sushi menu. Use this movie as an excuse to snuggle up to someone special and share their Sushi Boat for Two, or get adventurous with their extensive list of signature rolls. What’s better than love and sushi? Not much, except maybe a portable record player, some knee high ruffle socks, and a campsite on the beach.
2. Silver Linings Playbook + Comfort Kitchen
What could be more comforting than a movie with Jennifer Lawrence, Bradly Cooper, and Robert DeNiro? Almost anything. The cozy quality of Comfort Kitchen’s menu is the perfect companion for this heartbreakingly beautiful movie about the unlikely love between two troubled souls. Any of the delicious entreés on this heartwarming menu will be sure to feel like a nice hug amidst this romantic rollercoaster of a film.
3. Amélie + Mrs. London’s
The beautiful pastries found in Mrs. London’s Boulangerie are perfect for an evening viewing of this French romantic masterpiece. Whether you indulge in a couple croissants or delve into one of their delicious cakes, there is no limit to the sweetness accessible both on and off screen. The movie follows Amélie, a young French woman, and her quest to improve the lives of those around her. Amélie’s mischievous nature can only be matched with the dangerous amounts of flavor and chocolate in Mrs. London’s desserts.
4. Pride and Prejudice + Karavalli
What meal could warm your heart as quickly as Mr. Darcy’s? Answer: any of the delicious dishes found at Karavalli. They have enough incredible entreés to keep even the wildest Elizabeth Bennett satisfied. Grab a beau and share any of their 9 amazing naans alongside any of their spicy (or not too spicy, it’s up to you) Indian dishes. It promises to be a meal as memorable as this British classic.
5. Lilting + Cookies and Milk
This stunning independent film starring Pei-Pei Cheng, Andrew Leung, and Ben Wishaw focuses on the budding relationship between a grieving mother and her son’s partner. This story of broken worlds, unknown love, and communicating beyond barriers is the perfect companion for a some cookies and milk. The gooey and beautiful romance between Richard and Kai can only match the gooey centers of Plum Dandy’s cookies. Warmed up and coupled with some delicious milk, you can’t go wrong with these cookies as your movie snack. So, grab a friend and a dozen cookies, and settle down for a night of beauty.
Now that you have these recommendations, go fourth, take-out, and have the best Valentine’s Day.