Valentine's Day is around the corner, and some of you might be on the hunt for a great date-night game plan. We've got nine ideas for perfect date pairings that will make you a Valentine's Day hero, and also last you through the whole season!
Whether it's the folk art of Elijah Pierce, the glass art of Dale Chihuly or the stark but emotion-packed works of Mark Rothko, you'll find beauty at the Columbus Museum of Art. The French-inspired menu of The Refectory is prepared with just as much attention to detail.
View the cartoons and comics of the Billy Ireland Museum on Ohio State's campus (M-F, 9-5) and follow it up with some of the most fun food in Columbus - yakitori and Asian-themed drinks at Double Happiness - the new nighttime hotspot in the Brewery District.
Spend an afternoon exploring the new winter exhibits at the Wexner Center, or go a little later for an avant-garde movie or concert and cap the evening off at MOUTON for an artisan cocktail.
Spend an afternoon working up an appetite on the snowy trails at the 7,000-acre Battelle Darby Metro Park, then have a hearty feast at German Village's G. Michaels - these guys know what they're doing with pork and seafood!
Take in the Broadway performance telling the story of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins (Feb. 5-10 at the Palace) , and cap off the night in '50s style with a classic steakhouse experience at The Top.
Take your chances on the slots or tables at Columbus' new Hollywood Casino, and finish with a restaurant that's always a sure bet: Lindey's in German Village.
Catch polar bears swimming is perfectly polar conditions, Amur tigers on the prowl and penguins having the time of their lives, and then warm up with a spicy, enticing dinner at Aab India.
What's your perfect date night match in Columbus?