We've got you covered on both Valentine's Day fronts this week, with lacey goodies from Myla if you still need a gift and a ski getaway at a not-yet-open-to-the-public Snowmass Club if you suddenly need to get out of town.
Things to do for February 07, 2008
The Weekend Starts Here
It is now the weekend of the rat.
Yohji Yamamoto in MPD
Japanese fashion guru Yohji Yamamoto opens two MPD locations across from each other, a sportswear store called Y-3 and a triangular flagship across the street featuring glass-in-brick walls, stark white racks and, you know, clothes.
Christian Louboutin Autographs Shoes
You're not particularly eager to contribute to her rampant shoe fetish, but gift her a pair of Louboutins (trust us, she'll be happy) signed by the man himself and you're off the hook for the rest of the year. It's sort of like if Salvatore signed your Ferragamos...thrilling.
The much-anticipated African resto is now taking reservations, and will finally open to the public this Friday. Seriously. We promise.
Employees Only's Late-Night Menu
The West Village speakeasy opens up its menu from midnight to 3:30am, with an $11 staff meal (meaning the same thing your waiter had for dinner) that varies from Serbian bean stew to mac & cheese. For something a little more reliable—and a little less employee-heavy—we recommend the Truffled Grilled Cheese with Parmesan Fries.
Beer and Bourbon Men's Night at Journelle
The newly opened Union Square lingerie stop gets a little more male-friendly in preparation for the big day, with the two eponymous libations, free delivery and assorted helpful illustrations.
You no doubt have long had your Valentine's Day reservation, but in the off chance that it slipped through the cracks, consider the following: Danube at 6pm, Nobu at 6pm, Blue Hill at 6:30pm, Pó at 7pm, and Buddakan at 7:30pm. Ah, the dark side...