Posted on February 14, 2019
No idea what to do with your loved one this Valentine’s Day? We’ve got your back. Braces can make a life a little restrictive if you don’t know what places are available to eat at in your area. If you’re going on a last-minute Valentine’s date in Glendale, here are our suggestions!
Glendale is in Los Angeles, but it’s not LA LA, if you know what we mean. The community is close to downtown, but it’s not exactly downtown, meaning there aren’t quite as many things to do as one would think. If you don’t want to spend an hour in traffic getting into the city, here’s what you can do right here in Glendale this Valentine’s Day weekend!
Hiking at Beaudry Loop
3110 Beaudry Terrace, Glendale, CA 91208
If you and your significant other love going on adventures, try hiking Beaudry Loop. It’s a great weekend activity and this weekend is forecasted to be moderately sunny! There’s also a stunning of view of Glendale and Los Angeles, so it’s the perfect spot for romantic surprises or proposals, especially at sunset. Just make sure you’re equipped for the trail and you know just how far you’re capable of traveling.
Museum of Neon Art
216 S Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91204
For anyone who wants to go out but stay indoors, the Museum of Neon Art is a spectacular institution with thought provoking pieces that are sure to spark conversation. The Museum of Neon Art, also known as MONA, is the only museum in the world exclusively devoted to art in electric media and kinetic energy. This weekend, there is also a special workshop dedicated to creating neon hearts called “Love, Lust, Neon!” It’ll be an fun and educational activity for any couple.
The Americana at Brand
889 Americana Way, Glendale, CA 91210
Leave your options open and head to the Americana at Brand. It’s an elevated mall with beautiful fountains, picturesque streets, amazing restaurants, a movie theater, and lots of shops! You can even pick up a gift for your loved one while you’re there. The concierge service can help you plan the perfect date. Many establishments are offering special discounts and events for the holiday, so you definitely don’t want to miss out!
Getting sweets with your sweetheart? What could be a better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day! If you or your loved on have braces, however, it’s important to get soft desserts that won’t damage your braces. Stay away from hard, sticky, or chewy treats. Nuts, butterscotch, toffee, and hard candies are all examples of foods to stay away from. Instead check out the following places in Glendale:
Porto’s Bakery & Cafe
315 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203
Porto’s has tons of braces-friendly treats, like creamy cheesecake and melt-in-your-mouth flan. If your significant other isn’t a big fan of sweets, they have yummy savory breads, rolls, pies, and turnovers as well! Just watch out for anything that’s too crunchy or nutty. Otherwise, go wild! Since the lines get pretty long, you may want to stock up on those delectable pastries while you can.
3134 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Grab a swirl of ice cream from Wanderlust Creamery with your significant other! This ice cream parlor boasts a wide selection of carefully curated flavors inspired by different parts of the world. If you didn’t have time to book a romantic getaway, you can still experience another city with a bite of ice cream.
Plate & Petal
216 N Orange St, Glendale, CA 91203
One underrated dessert that we love at Orthodontics LA is mousse! Plate and Petal has a wide variety of fluffy, decadent mousse-based desserts that are ideal for anyone with braces. They make all their pastries and sweets fresh each day, so make sure you go early before they sell out. They’re also a restaurant, so you can save an extra trip by eating dinner there as well.
Okay, this probably isn’t exactly what your special someone thinks about when they hear you say “gifts”, but it is important that your gift accommodates to their lifestyle! These are gifts our orthodontists are geeking over that you and your significant other can enjoy as well!