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Sweet Bargains

Exclusive savings this month on spa treatments, jewelry, cupcakes, cocktails, dinner for two, and other romantic treats

Take $50 off a purchase of $100 or more at Yves Delorme, known for its luxury linens, this month. Photograph courtesy of Outremer.

Show your sweetie some love this month—or treat yourself. Unless otherwise noted, these exclusive deals are available only in February. Just mention The Washingtonian at checkout. See our online exclusive deals.

Beautiful Bedding

What better time to spruce up the bedroom than during the month of romance? Take $50 off a purchase of $100 or more at Yves Delorme, known for its luxury linens. Yves Delorme, 10301-A Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda; 301-897-5009;

Romantic Glow

Set the mood with candlelight. Through March, you can take 20 percent off all online or in-store purchases at Candles Off Main with the code “Washingtonian.” Candles Off Main, 2017-D Renard Ct., Annapolis; 866-786-1043;

Chocolate Delight

Whether you’re giving a gift or indulging your own sweet tooth, MC2 Confections in Leesburg specializes in artisanal, handcrafted chocolate. Use the code “wash20” to take 20 percent off any online order. MC2 Confections, Leesburg;

Wax Off

Take 20 percent off “signature” services (bikini only) at Sisters3, an epilation boutique in Clarendon that also stocks a great selection of lingerie and intimate apparel. Sisters3, 2729 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-525-3333;

All Dolled Up

SimplySoles has stylish shoes, jewelry, and handbags just right for date night. Take 25 percent off any pair of full-price Lillybee shoes in the store or online. The offer may not be combined with any other discounts. Online, use the code “Washingtonian12” at checkout. SimplySoles, 138 Waterfront St., National Harbor; 301-749-1744;

Cupcake Love

Treat your office in February: Enjoy 10 percent off a dozen cupcakes at Red Velvet Cupcakery, normally $36. Red Velvet Cupcakery, 501 Seventh St., NW, 202-347-7895; 3035 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, 703-243-5660; 11939 Democracy Dr., Reston, 703-464-7075; .

Bling Thing

Jewelry designer Suzanne Somersall loves the color pink. Readers can take 20 percent off any of Somersall’s pink pieces; use the code “vdaypink” at checkout. KiraKira by Suzanne Somersall,

Free Dessert

The new restaurant Station 4 just got a bit sweeter. Say “We love The Washingtonian” and each person in your party will get a free dessert. The deal is valid every day in February except the 14th. Station 4, 1101 Fourth St., SW; 202-488-0987;

Sparkling Desire

Sweeten a romantic evening with a free glass of sparkling wine, available for each guest who purchases a dinner entrée at Agora in Dupont Circle. The deal is valid any day in February except the 14th. To take advantage, ask for the Washingtonian “ask” (pronounced “ashk”)—it means love in Turkish. Agora, 1527 17th St. NW; 202-332-6767;

For the Love of Jazz

In February, One Lounge in Dupont Circle is offering a bottle of Piper-Heidsieck Brut Champagne with any of four decadent desserts on any Jazz Tuesday for $75. A bottle of Piper-Heidsieck usually runs $100, and desserts are typically $8 to $12. Ask for the Love Birds special for Washingtonian readers. One Lounge, 1606 20th St., NW; 202-299-0909;

Sweet Ending

Readers can take 15 percent off all food prices (except at brunch) at the Modern American restaurant the Daily Dish. You can also get a special $5 Valentine martini at the bar during happy hour, Monday through Friday 3:30 to 6. Mention The Washingtonian for both deals; neither can be combined with any other deal. The Daily Dish, 8301 Grubb Rd., Silver Spring; 301-588-6300;

Worth a Thousand Words

Photographer Kirth Bobb is offering readers a special “Celebrate Love” session, with 15 percent off a couples or engagement photo shoot plus a free five-by-five-inch coffee-table book with images from the session. Packages typically start at $350. Photo shoots must be held within 50 miles of DC. You must book your session by the end of February, but the shoot can be anytime in 2012. Kirth Bobb,

Sensual Sushi

Looking for a fun date night? Sushi Rock is offering readers four special menus. Valued at $50 a couple, each is $40 when you mention the magazine. Among the offerings is the Sashimi Lover Valentine’s Special: a bottle of Takara Sierra sake; two miso soups; two pieces each of yellowtail, salmon, tuna, and white-tuna sashimi; and dessert (chocolate lava cake, chocolate torte, or tiramisu). Sushi Rock, 1900 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington; 571-312-8027;

Couples and Cuba

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Enjoy a special dinner for two, the 15 Tastes of Cuba, at Cuba Libre. The 15-course tasting menu includes a half pitcher of house-made red or white sangria. The cost for two, $75, is 20 percent off the regular price. This deal is available February 5 through 9; mention the magazine when booking. Cuba Libre, 801 Ninth St., NW; 202-408-1600.

Glittery Gifts

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For Valentine’s Day, give the woman in your life a present that not only looks good but could make her feel good—with 15 percent off any purchase from Carmen Eliam Jewelry, available at Dessange Paris. The handmade, eco-friendly pieces combine copper wire—said to have healing properties and to improve blood flow—with antique beads, semiprecious stones, and glass beads. Dessange Paris, 5410 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase; 301-913-9373;

Sealed With a Kiss

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Looking for a romantic restaurant for date night this month? Try Asian fusion at Georgetown’s Mie N Yu. Ask for the Champagne-based First Kiss cocktail (normally two for $14) and get 20 percent off when you mention The Washingtonian. Mie N Yu, 3125 M St. NW;

This article appears in the February 2012 issue of The Washingtonian.