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The Weekend Guide

boka love potion cocktail!

Cupid strikes again.

DRINK
Love Potion Cocktail
What:
Set hearts aflutter with Boka Restaurant & Bar’s new Boka No. 9, made by the in-house naturopath.
Why: The combination of herbs, spices, roots, leaves, and berries purportedly increases stamina and libido.
When: Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 1010 First Ave. (206-357-9000).

CLICK
The Download
What: Apps, series, books, and more to keep you company.
Why: Get lucky with Kevin Spacey, the Russian Police Choir, and a virtual flower girl.
When: You want to suck interface.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

SHOP
Zara Opens
What:
The popular Spanish retailer for fashion lovers without a couture budget finally arrives in Seattle.
Why: Two floors, clothes for both men and women, and a home decor section keep you busy for hours.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Westlake Center, 400 Pine St. (206-467-1600).

Karen Millen
What:
Solve the what-to-wear-for-the-big-date dilemma with a fluttery frock or tailored coat from the Brit designer’s shop at The Bravern.
Why: Champagne and treats from The French Bakery, plus a raffle for prizes like a salon service at Red Door Spa.
When: Tonight, 6-8 p.m.
Where: 11111 NE Eighth St. (425-454-8148). R.S.V.P. to knm4417@mosaic-fashions.co.uk.

CELEBRATE
Valentine’s Day Cocktail Hour
What:
A romantic evening for two at the Volunteer Park Conservatory, complete with artisanal spirits from The Hardware Distillery and appetizers.
Why: Screw the candlelit dinner and opt for stargazing instead.
When: Fri., 5-8 p.m.
Where: 1400 E. Galer St. (206-322-4112). Call for tickets ($25).

GET DOWN
Moondoggies Valentine’s Party
What:
Round up your gal pals — Tractor Tavern hosts the local rockers and pours plenty of cheap beer.
Why: Grab a new friend and dance the night away.
When: Fri., 9 p.m.
Where: 5213 Ballard Ave. NW (206-789-3599). Tickets ($18.50) at tractortavern.com.

CHUCKLE
Comedy of Love
What:
Unexpected Productions puts on a Valentine’s-themed improv show touching on everything from first dates to weddings, driven by audience suggestions.
Why: Your relationship status is laughable at times.
When: Fri. & Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley (206-587-2414). Tickets ($17) at unexpectedproductions.org.

Photo: Courtesy of Boka Restaurant & Bar

LOCATIONS
400 Pine St
Westlake Center
Seattle, WA 98101
206-467-1600
11111 NE 8th St
Bellevue, WA 98004
425-456-8795
1010 1st Ave
@ Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104
206-357-9000
1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101
206-587-2414
1400 E Galer St
Seattle, WA 98112
206-322-4112
5213 Ballard Ave NW
@ 20th Ave
Seattle, WA 98107
206-789-3599
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