It's February, which means it's officially the time of year when winter has just gotten depressing, your bank account is still depleted from the holidays and, oh yeah, you have to think about getting yourself or your loved one something for Valentine's Day. What are you supposed to do?
Valentine's Day is probably the worst day of the year to go out to a restaurant, every recipe you could possibly want to make is probably too complicated and expensive, and every lovey-dovey holiday card makes you want to stab your eyes out.
This year, however, there might be a glimmer of lactose-ridden hope.
This year, do yourself a favor and ditch the heart-shaped boxes of waxy chocolates and get a grilled cheese for Valentine's Day. Yes, really! Santa Monica's Chomp Eatery is featuring a Cupid's Melt sandwich the entire month of February and you need to get your hands on one.
Chomp is known for its unicorn grilled cheese and Fourth of July grilled cheese, but this beauty just might take the (cheese) cake.
Grilled cheese is normally enough to get us excited about lunchtime, but this is really something else. The Parmesan, Provolone, Asiago, and Fontina blend of cheeses gets a ruby red, perfect pink, and light lavender makeover for the most beautiful, Cupid-approved sandwich that's ever hit the 'gram.
There's no say on how the sandwich gets its glorious hue, but that's just part of the magic. You just have to believe Cupid himself turned it pink.
Comments on the eatery's Instagram include exclamations like, "Um, wow! Looks amazing," "Which one do I get? Pink or unicorn. I can't handle having options," and, "Love this; loving your entire feed. Can't wait to see more!"
The sandwich will run you $6 through the month of February, which is way less than the amount of money you would spend on a cheese plate at a fancy restaurant on February 14.