The first goal in planning a romantic dinner is to create the perfect mood. You
should decide this now. Choices can vary from sensual to carefree. Find out
more about different foods & items you can have to set different moods in a
Once you've decided what mood you want. The next thing you should do is decide
where the ideal place that depicts this mood is. If you want an endless
romantic night try and find a place that looks over a large body of water on
the night of a full moon.
If passion is your plan, try setting up pillows all around on your living room
floor with a bed tray somewhere near filled with finger foods to feed each
other.Take some time and research different settings and places around your
city to find the ultimate spot. The time spent will most definitely be worth
Now that you have the mood and place decided, it's time to plan the menu. Plan
your meal around the mood you are trying to create. Here are a few complete
Carefree & Romantic
Cook or order Indian food. Be sensitive to your partner's tolerance to spicy
Follow above suggestions.
Indian music playing in background.
Have your date either right at sunset or on a full moon. Above all else, be
creative. Each couple is different and has different tastes. The key to
creating the "ultimate" dinner is finding those tastes!
Find a place near the ocean or water.
Prepare shrimp and/or a steak dinner.
Bottle of your favorite wine, chilled.
Soft jazz playing in background.
After you've chosen a menu, it's time to stock up on your mood setters. An
absolute must is candles, no exceptions with this one. Also, include soft
music, chilled wine or champagne and flowers. Anything that can add to the
atmosphere of the mood you're trying to create, do or get!
The following finishing touches are what will take your romantic dinner to
ultimate. The planning, time it took to create and the atmosphere you've
created is what will determine your success. Take extra care of the time of day
you choose. A simple, elegant dinner set to the symphony of an extraordinary
sunset can out do even the most elaborate of gourmet meals in a busy,
trafficked setting. Don't forget to keep in mind the privacy you'll have as
well. For added finishing touches try a few of these ideas.
Hand feed each other while eating.
Cook and/or prepare the meal together.
Get dressed up even if you're just staying home.
Try to include their favorite foods as much as possible.
Use scenery to create the perfect atmosphere.
Above all else, relax, enjoy a great conversation and have fun!