Asked in Downtown Pacific Grove

StreetTalk: The Sweet Smell of Romance:

Q: What does “romance” mean to you?

Follow-up: What celebrity would you like to be your valentine?

Maria Carolina Visger

Teacher | Monterey

A: From the girl’s point of view it’s more tangible, like flowers, chocolates and a dinner date. Romance is also knowing that someone really cares about you. Romantic words turn me on.

Heart Throb: Josh Hartnett.

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Nick Pospisil

Student | Monterey

A: Me, a majestic ivy-covered terrace, and a hot pastrami sandwich.

Pearls in Translation: Scarlett Johansson.

Kayla Ciudad

Student | Seaside

A: Romance is nothing material whatsoever. To me it’s the intimacy between two people in whatever you do.

Use The Force: Ewan McGregor.

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