Valentine’s Day may be a holiday for couples, but many 17th Ave businesses have put together delicious treats, take-home kits and more for this holiday of love, and we think you’re really going to enjoy them – regardless of your relationship status. From decadent chocolates to take-home dinners from your favourite 17th Ave restaurants, here are all the tasty Valentine’s day-inspired eats you can try out this month.
Made By Marcus
Made by Marcus ice cream is always a good idea, regardless of the time of year, but right now, they’re offering their February seasonal flavours! Options include passionfruit basil, chocolate lava cake, hibiscus grapefruit, a vegan sorbet, and of course their perennial favourite, raspberry rose lychee made with homemade raspberry rose jam.
1013 17 Ave SW #121, madebymarcus.ca
Jelly Modern Doughnuts
The way to a person’s heart is always doughnuts right? Jelly Modern Doughnuts is currently offering their Valentine’s Day menu with flavours like strawberry cheesecake and Nutella. They also have heart-shaped maple bacon doughnuts!
1414 8 St SW, jellymoderndoughnuts.com
When it comes to Valentine’s Day treats, sometimes it’s hard to pick just one, which is why Cookie Mama is offering up a Valentine’s Day gift box, complete with a hot chocolate bomb, a heart shaped sugar cookie, a formation chocolate brownie topped with vanilla icing and salted caramel drizzle and a material girl cookie. This gift is a perfect way to share your Valentine’s day treats with you and your special someone, or the whole family.
1508 14 St SW, cookiemamacalgary.com
Ollia Macarons & Tea
From their triple chocolate strawberry cake to their Valentine’s day inspired macaron flavours such as Chocolate Brownie and Red Velvet, Ollia Macarons & Tea has tons of tasty treats and decadent desserts to spoil yourself and your loved ones this February. They also have a beautiful macaron shell cake topped with raspberry purée, rose ganache, a lychee buttercream, and dried organic rose petals – an epic Valentine’s day dessert.
810C 16 Ave SW, byollia.com
Calcutta Cricket Club
Spend this Valentine’s Day cooking at home with Calcutta Cricket’s Chef, Amit Bangar, as he (virtually) walks you through their take-home Valentine’s Day kit, which includes Naan Panzanella, Ribeye and chocolate mousse. If you’re feeling ambitious, add on their “bonus round,” which includes chai pancakes for the next morning. They are also offering two different cocktail kits for the occasion, so head to their website to learn more about their take-home Valentine’s date night essentials.
340 17 Ave SW, calcuttacricketclub.com/valentines-day
Ship & Anchor
Ship and Anchor is offering an impressive Valentine’s feast this week with three decadent features to choose from including prime rib, chili tomato fettuccine, and Atlantic salmon, finished off with one of their homemade desserts such as their New York cheesecake or chocolate lava cake. You can enjoy this Valentine’s spread at their 17th Ave location, or pre-order today for takeout.
534 17 Ave SW, shipandanchor.com
Tacos are always a good idea, so head to Tropical this Valentine’s day and celebrate this lover’s holiday with their Valentine’s day special: 1 tray of tacos guisados, 1 giant margarita and 1 dessert churros or tres leches for $65. They are also offering their premium tequilas at half price all day, so even if you choose not to celebrate this holiday, you are definitely celebrating something!
1424 17 Ave SW, tropicalon17.com
Don’t Yell At Me
These rose-inspired teas are a must try this Valentine’s Day with flavours including rose lychee oolong, rose milk tea and rose coffee latte. Pick one up for you and your someone special today.
620A 17 Ave SW, dyam-ab.ca
Ten Degrees Chocolate
Ten Degrees Chocolate is going ALL out this Valentine’s Day with tons of different treats, take home dinners and virtual events taking place. They are offering a Valentine’s Chef’s Table taking place at their 17th Ave location, where ticket holders are privy to a four course meal, with menu items like fresh PEI mussels or their Chocolate crème brulee. If you’d rather spend the night in, they’re also offering this as a take-home dinner, fully prepared by their Chef Steve Mawson, and made to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. Head to their website to learn more about their various different offerings, and all the different ways you can enjoy Valentine’s Day thanks to Ten Degrees Chocolate.
818 16 Ave SW, tendegreeschocolate.ca
Valentine’s Day doesn’t always have to be fancy dinner dates and roses. This year, treat your loved ones to Valentine’s day brunch with Butterblock’s selection of baked goods, including this weekends specials which are double baked peanut butter jelly croissants with palmier, butter or cinnamon craffles, BIY (bake it yourself) butter croissants, BIY double baked croissants (almond, pandan and chocolate hazelnut) and pastel de natas.
908 17 Ave SW suite 111, butterblockyyc.com
There’s nothing like ringing in Valentine’s Day with good food and the ones you love. This February 14, indulge in Tubby Dog’s Valentine’s Day Taco Kits, available for pickup. This dinner for two includes meat and or veggie options, tortillas, onions, cilantro, limes and sauces. Send them a DM via Instagram to get yours today!
103-1022 17 Ave SW, instagram.com/tubbydog
High Tea on Valentine’s Day? We’re in, especially when it’s from Lulu Bar! Lulu Bar’s Love by Lulu High Tea kit comes complete with assorted teas, and treats such as raspberry, lychee and rose macarons, chocolate bon bons, coconut and pineapple butter mochi and more! Available for curbside pickup, this box of delicious tea and treats serves up to 4 people, so check out the link to order yours today.
510 17 Ave SW, lulubar.ca
The Coup’s chef has created a take-home kit containing an interactive and mouthwatering menu for you to cook at home this Valentine’s Day. The kit includes all the ingredients for dishes including amouse bouch made with celeriac and smoked crabapple puree, a lentil and rosemary “steak,” paired with winter veg ratatouille, as well as dessert, and a morning after breakfast add-on! Call (403) 541-1041 to preorder or yours today and learn more about this take-home feast.
924 17 Ave SW, thecoup.ca
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