While a lot of people will go out to a romantic restaurant for Valentine’s Day, it turns out a plenty of people would rather just stay home, and a new survey reveals the food they’d love to chow down on for the romantic holiday.
A survey by Instacart finds:
- While 51% of people would rather go out for Valentine’s Day, 49% would rather stay home.
- And it seems folks aren’t looking for a fancy meal at home.
- 41% of people consider pizza the most underrated Valentine’s Day food, with 20% wanting their partner to make pizza for them on the holiday.
- Other meals folks would love their partner to make include:
- An all-dessert meal (22%)
- Fried chicken (20%)
- BBQ (19%)
- Tacos (18%)
- As for the type of food most people want to eat at home on Valentine’s, American food tops the list (46%), followed by Italian (44%) and French (22%).
- Interestingly, 44% of Americans say Italian cuisine is the most romantic for Valentine’s Day, with 34% saying pasta is a “turn-on,” although garlic (25%) and “messy foods” (33%) are a turn-off.
- Other foods considered a turn on include:
- Chocolate (61%), although not the ones from a heart shaped box, which 43% say are overrated
- Strawberries (51%)
- Lobster (37%)
- ONE MORE THING!There’s definitely one major benefit to having Valentine’s Day dinner at home. It seems 26% of people prefer it because they can wear sweatpants.