How about on your next date you try making a true blind date. A number of eateries are starting to specialize in dark dining. Patrons put on a blindfold and let the rest of their senses take over. The servers help to prevent too many spills so that diners not totally "in the dark." Maybe spice up your next romantic outing by taking your date to a dark restaurant and see if you can hear, taste, feel, and smell those sparks fly.
YourTango's staff chimes in on the best Valentine's Day gifts they've ever received. Included in the original gift ideas are the memorable, the sexy, the strange, and the John Mayer.
It’s not just a game, it’s a party. The Super Bowl is an excellent excuse for a party—invite your friends and his, splitting the guest list between those who are both pro and con football. If you’re into the game, hoot and holler with the other fans; if not, there’ll be lots of other guests. Traditional Super Bowl fare consists of beer, burgers and pizza. This year, expand the menu with the following upgrades to the usual menu: Seven Layer Taco Dip Prep Time: 30 Min Ready In: 30 Min INGREDIENTS 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning mix 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa 1 large tomato, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 bunch chopped green onions 1 small head iceberg lettuce, shredded 1 (6 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese DIRECTIONS
Don't know enough about the game to hold a conversation on Super Bowl Sunday? Arm yourself with Tango's game day vocab guide and get into it with the best of them. Pick up some pigskin-inspired slang, throw in a couple of the basic keywords and you're golden.
As Super Bowl hype grows every year, its original significance may get a little blurry - but have no fea; Tango breaks down the vitals about the most famous game in the world.
The teams, the history, the sharpest NFL-related conversation points - Tango's cheat sheet has it all; so get versed on the basics and jump into any Super Bowl party like a seasoned star spectator.
Time was, honeymoons—or any romantic getaway, really—were about hitting the brakes after a hearty dose of sun, sand, and fruity cocktails. No longer. With South Africa and China on the list of top honeymoon destinations, couples have been finding some pretty exciting ways to charge their shared battery. “My office is overrun with newlyweds in need of malaria pills and Tetnaeus shoots,” says Marvin Cooper, MD, a Manhattan travel doctor. Couples getaways, like weddings themselves, aren't about just planning a vacation. Embarking on exotic travel together guarantees a hot honeymoon. Check out the following resorts for a romantic getaway to South Africa.
Does more maintenance equate to true beauty? Apparently, only by American standards. Rory Satran shares how learning to relax her grooming habits produced an entirely new kind of womanhood.
The holiday entertaining can be a hassle. Don't let hosting the party bring you down. An easy way to avoid getting overwhelmed is hosting the party together and share the load by actually cooking together. Another tip is to limit the number of guests. Check out the rest of the tips inside.
Sick of Irish Coffee and Egg Nog? Need something else to keep you warm and slightly toasty? How about a Hot Buttered Rum Toddy? Or a Cranberry Cosmo-Toddy? Tis the season to celebrate.
The way to a woman’s heart is through…Maltesers? The tasty Brit cooks up answers to love’s toughest questions – plus, his foolproof recipe for romance.
Some say that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. Recent studies show that the best way may be through his nose. Find out which fragrances are the biggest turn-on and Tango recommends a few and even tells you where to get them.
Foxy or frumpy? Men and women have different takes on what's hot and what's not in fashion. The surprise? Fashion choices may be biologically-based. Maureen Dempsy investigates. "Guy-hot vs. Girl-hot. Surely you've heard the terms. You could probably point them out on a busy sidewalk. And for purely mass-categorical purposes (warning: stereotype approaching), I'll define the polarity by saying that women fall into one of two subsets: Jessica Simpson? Guy-hot. But Kirsten Dunst? Girl-hot. Done. Kirsten looks adorable all the time, while Jessica perpetually appears as if she's posing for Maxim—in my opinion. But what makes us one way or the other? And are women who dress to impress other women at a disadvantage?. Here's part of the answer: a recent UCLA/University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire study found that women dress more provocatively during ovulation. The study's authors noted that ovulating women wore skirts rather than pants, showed more skin, and, in general, dressed more fashionably."