When you need to heat things up with your significant other, there’s no place better than the kitchen. Chop, craft, and chew as a couple at these four cooking classes that make for a great date night out this spring.
If you’re the type of couple that would be happy eating sushi every night of the week, consider this cookhouse in downtown LA that focuses on easy-to-replicate Japanese cuisine. In just three hours, you’ll learn to perfect the California roll and master the spicy salmon in their “Simply Healthy @Home Sushi” course that aims to teach the basics of hand-made sushi. $90 per person. 810 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, 310-853-3663
With dedicated “Date Night” classes that are designed to be both educational and fun, Sur la Table’s hands-on experience is worth bragging about. If you love your carbs as much as you love your date, opt for their “Date Night: Little Italy” class: a course focused on the techniques for making traditional Italian meatballs and crafting pasta from scratch. Plus, you’ll get to toast to your hard work in the kitchen with a creamy serving of espresso gelato. Starting at$79 per person. 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles, 323-954-0121
For the always-hungry duo with a hankering for sugar, set the table for romance at this local school that knows a thing or two about sweet tooths. Their four hour-long “Donuts, Doughnuts, and Fritters” course lets you fry, fill, and top donuts of all kinds. There’s nothing sweeter than indulging with your sweetie. $125 per person. 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, 310-656-8800
Whether you’re a seasoned cook or culinary beginner, spice up your inner-chef alongside your significant other at this spot’s “Thai One On” class, where you can stir up dishes like Massaman chicken curry as well as sweet rice with mango and coconut at this hip kitchen that prioritizes fresh flavors at both of their LA locations. Whatever you do, don’t leave your appetite at home. $70 per person. 2833 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-841-2738