Sure, Valentine's Day may have come and gone, but we're sure you'd agree that romance is not just for the 14th of February. There's no day like today to start planning the best day for your loved one. Usually, people end up choosing an expensive restaurant to impress their date with when in reality they would rather be at home with a pizza.
Well, to hell with tradition, it's time to get messy on your date with some delicious foods you can eat with your hands. Romance doesn't have to be posh, so read on to find the top romantic restaurants where you can eat a deliciously messy American-style meal or a French dessert with your someone special.
1. Original Wings & Ribs - Try the Traditional Wings with Fries and Dip
It doesn't get much more messy than chicken wings, so be sure to get your hands on these delicious wings over at Original Wings & Ribs. This ten piece set of wings is more than enough to share with your partner, served with a generous portion of fries to enjoy alongside them. These wings are cooked to perfection and each bite is so deliciously tender. There is a range of cheeses and sauces to add to your wings to give them even more flavour, so no matter what your tastes are, you'll be sure to love this ultimate comfort food.
2. Joe's Crab Shack - Try the Reel Big Catch
Couples who eat together, stay together! And what better way to bond with your partner than by feasting on the Reel Big Catch served over at Joe's Crab Shack? This monstrous platter is a seafood lover's dream, it comes with a jumbo coconut shrimp, hand-battered chicken tenders, beautifully crispy fish fillets, butterflied shrimp which is stuffed with jalapenos and cream cheese, and to top it all off a side of fries, onion rings, coleslaw and the awesomely named "great balls of fire"! Put your teamwork to the test and tackle this ferocious feast together.
3. Rock & Rolls - Try the Dynamite Shrimp Roll
Sometimes all you need is just something you can grab and bite into right away, and the Dynamite Shrimp Roll from Rock & Rolls hits the spot every time. These rolls are filled with deep fried shrimp and covered in their own dynamite sauce in a freshly baked bread roll and topped with spring onion and pickles. Each bite is more delicious than the last and you'll be savouring every mouthful of this saucy treat.
4. Eclair la Petite Duchesse - Try the Eclair Chocolat au Lai
No meal is ever complete without a sweet and tasty dessert to finish off with, and they don't get much sweeter or tastier than the Eclair Chocolat au Lait from Eclair la Petite Duchesse. These French classics are perfectly prepared and look so good you almost don't want to eat them. The choux pastry is beautifully light and is filled with a delicately creamy filling and topped with a layer of Ghanan-French valrhona chocolate. They are the perfect way to end a messy meal and your significant other will not be disappointed.
Be sure to impress your date with some of these delicious messy meals to eat with your hands. They are so good you'll be forever grateful you didn't spend a fortune at a posh restaurant - and you'll certainly be coming back to these meals time and time again.
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