Friday January 26, 2024

❤️ More Valentine’s Day Experiences and Gifts

  1. La boīte à bon bons’ Cold Winter Nights box will warm the hearts of you and your love with candy, a candle, and a chocolate bar. You can also select a locally crafted card to go with it. $45.95
  2. Spend a romantic evening at the theatre. The Gladstone presents the Bent Sisters production of Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna’s 1982 comedy It Had to be You (February 7 - 17).
  3. Red Apron combines celebrations with the Dragontine’s Day Menu (referring to the Lunar New Year the Dragon). Order for pickup or delivery, and share it with love.
  4. Make it a classic Valentine’s Day date with dinner and a show. Biagio’s has prepared a romantic menu followed by comedy with Byron Bertram. You can choose skip the show and just concentrate on gazing into each other’s eyes across the antipasti, if you prefer.
  5. The Wax Studio handcrafts beeswax candles in imaginative shapes or classic tapers. Purchase online and pick up in central Ottawa.
  6. Kallisto’s menu is a choice of Grilled Chicken Breast, Salmon Filet, or AAA New York Stake plus Greek sides. To finish: the ultimate Valentine’s treat of chocolate covered strawberries.
  7. Book a place for yourself, your pals, or your person on the Beads and Booze: Valentine’s Day Edition, for an evening of DIY jewellery making and cocktails at Driphouse (3408 Parkdale Ave).
  8. Little Jo Berry’s plant-based Valentine’s Date Night Meal is a comfort meal dream with fried seitan chicken, Cashew Cheese Alfredo Pasta, a kale salad, one City Seltzer, and one treat, which you choose from the display cart. You’ll reheat the meal at home. It’s available February 9 to 14 during regular shop hours.
  9. The extremely limited, dinner-sized Valentine’s Charcuterie for 2 boards from Piggy Market include a locally made board that you get to keep once the cheese, meat, and accompaniments are gone.
  10. Dinner and dancing: a classic Valentine’s Day evening. Sala San Marco’s Valentine’s Day Dinner & Dance on Saturday February 10 includes a three course meal, cash bar, and dancing all night long. Call 613-695-5980 or email to reserve.
  11. Enjoy a romantic six course dinner at Grounded Ottawa's Centretown location.
  12. Give your honey some very cute Québec-crafted chocolate goodies from Rochef Chocolatier.
  13. Book the three course meal at Ridge Rock brewing in Carp. $50 per person. Call 613-470-2337 or email
  14. Overflow Brewing’s Beer Lovers Dinner on February 14 is a six course menu of beer and food pairings.

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