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“Rom-coms,” or romantic comedies, exist in a wildly unrealistic parallel universe, where Nora Ephron is God and wealthy bachelors fall in love with prostitutes. Still, we all swoon at the stories of this alternate reality…I’m looking at you too, boys.

Star in your own rom-com for a night–engage in witty banter over Spanish tapas at Jaleo. Must-haves include the arroz de pato ($11), espinacas a la catalana ($7), gambas al ajillo ($9), and croquetas de jamon Serrano ($8). Try to refrain from having a “When Harry Met Sally” moment.

Once you’re sure you’re not planning your engaged date’s wedding, grab an outdoor flick. Cost? Zero dollars. Cozy up on the lawn with a blanket, bottle of wine, and fellow lovebirds. Total cost per person? A thrifty $35 a pop. Hurry up and ask that special someone out on this effortless date.  If you get married, ask Awkwafina to be a bridesmaid.