More to Chew On: Valentine's Day Triva

By The Chew Crew Feb 14, 2013

Test your Valentine’s Day knowledge with these shocking statistics.

1. The majority of American couples prefer to eat Valentine’s Day dinner at a restaurant rather than at home. TRUE OR FALSE?

FALSE! According to a recent study conducted by Zagat, 57% of people said they prefer to cook at home or order in, rather than going out on Valentine’s Day.

2. Men are more likely than women to fear being single on Valentine’s Day. TRUE OR FALSE?

TRUE! According to a recent Harris poll, 25% of men said they would rather have a root canal than spend Valentine’s Day alone. Shockingly, only 16% of women said the same.

3. 20% of pet owners buy their pets a Valentine’s Day gift. TRUE OR FALSE?

TRUE! 20% of pet owners do, in fact, purchase Valentine’s treats for their pets.

In case you can’t get enough Valentine’s Day Trivia…

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans are expected to spend an estimated 3.9 billion dollars eating at restaurants today. In addition, the average person is planning on spending $130.97 on candy, cards, flowers, and gifts.