How can we show our love from a social distance? What can we give to our love while staying at home? Here are some ideas for wining, dining and chocolate to keep the flame alight!
Cibo Market enables us to send our love customized Valentine’s Day gifts at CiboMarket.com. These romantic packages, like the Fond of You, are perfect for sharing with our loved one in person, or letting them know we care when we cannot be together to celebrate, with the added convenience of online ordering and contactless delivery. Visit online at cibomarket.com to view the full selection and to place an order today. Orders will be accepted through February 11th with deliveries February 13th & 14th.
Sushi Masaki Saito is reopening its delivery services for 4 days only – Feb 12-15. Each box is personally prepared by 2-Michelin-Star Chef Masaki Saito. (Sushi Masaki Saito was awarded “Best New Restaurant” by Canada’s 100 Best, and ranked number-one Japanese restaurant in Canada.) The two take-out menu options are: (1) Edomae Bara-Chirashi Don: Mix of seafood and vegetables prepared in Edomae-style over sushi rice. All ingredients are seasoned to bring the harmony of flavors, so there is no need for additional soy sauce. (2) Edomae Morikomi: Chef’s selection of premium and seasonal seafood and ingredients. Highly recommended to pair with our sake. Order while still available at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-924-0888. You can DM if you have any questions.
Piano Piano Chef Victor Barry is sharing his love of pizza from National Pizza Day (February 9, 2021) until Valentine’s Day (February 14, 2021) with three limited-edition heart-shaped pizzas:
- Calabrian Kiss: N’duja, Red Onion, Oregano
- To Rome with Love: Pizza Carbonara
- Love of the North: Black Truffle, Heart Nuts, Brown Butter, Mozzarella
You can buy a bundle which will include Peroni with the signature Piano Piano pizzas!
Tachi is reopening its take-out services from Feb 11 to Feb 14 to offer your Valentine its premium omakase take-out box including A5 Miyazaki Nigiri, Hokkaido Bafun Uni Nigiri and Handroll and Cheesecake flown in from Hokkaido, made from fresh Hokkaido milk and cream, Australian cream cheese and Italian Mascarpone cheese. Add to it an exquisite premium sake pairing of Sakura Miromachi – Junmai Daiginjo made from the rare Omachi Rice for a vibrant, smooth and full-bodied palate with a fruity flavour. For a unique Valentine dessert, indulge in a unique heart-shaped French pastry with Matcha and Yuzu essence. (Order at email@example.com or 437-989-6663.)
Lee Restaurant is celebrating Love & Luck this February with a special menu of:
- Signature Singapore Slaw with Organic Salmon Sashimi
- Roasted Diver Scallop Wrapped with Double Smoked Bacon, Garlic Mash and Creamed Corn (Add French Perigord Truffle)
- French Style Duck Confit Bao
- Visayas Adobo Slow Braised Short Rib with Squash and Carmelized Onion Ravioli
- Layered Dessert Trio of Coconut Panna Cotta, Passion Fruit Gelee, Chocolate Mousse with Caramel Popcorn and Chocolate Strawberries
Canada’s iconic wine destination, the Wineries of Niagara on the Lake, is making it easier to enjoy the fruit of our land through exploring the decadently sweet and savoury art of wine and chocolate pairing. Visit the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake Shop to purchase beautiful wines paired with delectable chocolate. Some packages even include virtual tastings!
Green & Black’s Organic Chocolate is encouraging Canadians to round up their BFFs and host a fun virtual Valentine’s Day experience, highlighting some fun and interactive activities you can do together, all of which revolve around the sweet and savoury taste of Green & Black’s Chocolate. Some of Green & Black’s top recommended virtual V-Day activities include:
- Chocolate and Wine Tasting
- Chocolate-Inspired Charcuterie Board
- Virtual Chocolate Bark Baking Session
- Chocolate Zodiac Compatibility Quiz
Whatever you decide to do, Green & Black’s is making the first-ever virtual Valentine’s Day celebration a breeze, allowing Canadians to focus on all the flavours of love and the wonderful connections we have in our lives!
Queen Street Bakery is selling Bake-at-Home 24k Gold Heart Shaped Brownie Bite Kits–and for every kit sold, they’ll be donating a bag of their Superfood Flour to a local food bank! These DIY kits include Queen Street Bakery’s Superfood 1-for-1 Baking Flour, the dry ingredients to make the brownie bites, the recipe card with a QR code to access the full digital recipe book, heart shaped silicone molds, and, of course, the 24K edible gold leaf. These are Vegan-Friendly and there is also a no-bake option included in the recipe card.
Adam Waxman is an award winning travel journalist focusing on food, wine and well being. As well as an actor in film, television and formerly, the Stratford Festival, he is the Publisher of DINE and Destinations magazine.