Custom order of mini cupcakes from Champs Bakery
Valentine’s day is next week and there are so many sweet ways to enjoy it with your sweetie(s)!
Blossom $65 per person includes appetizer or salad, palette cleanser, entrée and dessert for the holiday prix fixe menu, $65/person price excludes tax and tack on 20% gratuity that will be added to your bill.
Bogota Latin Bistro a vegan friendly place in Park Slope, Brooklyn has added vegan options (veg can be made vegan) to their Valentine’s Day Menu. The vegan dessert will likely be fresh fruit. $30/person or order off the menu ala carte.
Cafe Blossom $60/person Valentine’s Day specials for appetizer, entrée, palette cleanser, and dessert. Price excludes tax and add on 20% gratuity that will be added to your bill. Hint: the menu for Cafe Blossom and Blossom Restaurant appear to be the same except the Cafe is $5 less per person.
Candle 79 $75/person includes soup or salad, appetizer, entrée, and dessert for $75/person from their prix fixe menu.
Candle Cafe $58/person for soup, appetizer or salad, entrée, and dessert or order ala carte from the Valentine’s menu.
Caravan of Dreams $45/person for soup or starter, entrée, and dessert. A raw/live option is available too and the full menu is listed on their Facebook wall.
Cinnamon Snail is offering pre-ordered entrées and sweets for the big day, be sure to get your order in by Sunday 2/12. Check out their specials for pick-up only on 2/14 in Manhattan, Red Bank, NJ and Hoboken, NJ.
Franchia $45/person includes a starter mini-appetizers, choice of 2 entrées, and a dessert posted on their (Valentine’s Day menu for full listing).
Gobo Downtown and Uptown is mixing it up this year. Gone is the prix fixe and in its place both locations are offering a special dessert & cocktail for 2/10, 2/11 and 2/14 and all folks dining in on 2/14 get a special customized gift.
Hangawi $65/person includes a starter mini-appetizers, choice of 3 entrées, and a dessert (click menu and Valentine’s Day for full listing). After 5pm dollar minimum applies. Don’t forget to wear cute socks for when you take off your shoes!
Kajitsu for $80/person, will have a special v-day 9 course “Hana” menu with an extra dessert.
La Verdure @Eataly the vegetable based restaurant is offering a 4 course veg menu that can be ordered vegan at $50/person. Just be sure to let them know you’re vegan when making the reservation!
Pure Food and Wine‘s $72/person or $129/person with wine pairing, is already booked up for their prix fixe Valentine’s menu(but it’s not too late to be added to the wait list) it includes 3 courses and dessert.
Sacred Chow is taking reservations, give them a call for their Valentine’s specials.
Saravanaas/Saravana Bhavan is offering a $40/person 3 course prix fixe featuring north and south Indian dishes and includes a glass of wine from 5-10pm.
V-Note‘s $60/person includes a starter, palette cleanser, entrée, and dessert (scroll to the bottom of the homepage for the Valentine’s Day menu).
Other romantic options to consider: Vatan’s 4 course $30/person dinner, John’s of 12th St. Italian vegan menu, or Dirt Candy.
Want a more private interlude at home? Check out Vegweb’s great listing of new Valentine’s recipes or read up on suggestions in this interview with chef and romance writer Amanda Usen to incorporate some vegan aphrodisiacs into your meal.
A great list to vet your chocolate to ensure it’s vegan slave-free/safe-to-buy is available from the Food Empowerment Project so the chocolate you give is full of love and not at the expense of others.
Cocoa V Chocolate @ Blossom Restaurant pick up chocolate bon bons, truffles, barks and more all made locally at Blossom as Cocoa V (what was the only vegan chocolate shop in NYC) is now closed. Don’t worry kids the space is re-opening as of February 17 as Blossom Bakery.
Fine and Raw Chocolate produces raw, vegan chocolate sweetened with agave, made in Brooklyn available at many places around town or on-line.
One Lucky Duck will have their usual sweets as well as special Valentine’s Day foil wrapped hearts, chocolate bar gift sets, and chocolate truffle boxes that can be bought on-line or at a retail location.
Rescue Chocolate is 100% vegan, made in Brooklyn, and benefits animal rescue organizations. It’s available on-line or throughout NYC.
Rose City Chocolatier for the heart shaped box of your childhood that has a vegan assortment, vegan fruit jellies, truffles, or even give the gift of vegan chocolate of the month. They have a store in NJ or order on-line for delivery by Tuesday.
Doughnuts, Cookies & Treats:
Babycakes – gluten-free folks can still get their sweet on for the holiday or if you’re not local they deliver too.
Champs Family Bakery – pre-order specialty cookies, cupcakes or cakes from their menu Don’t want to break the bank? Champs recently started a daily bakery happy hour from 9pm-10pm BOGO free(equal or lesser value) on all individual baked goods!
Dun-Well Doughnuts – locally made artisanal vegan doughnuts, yum! Check out their new store and place an order from their large assortment of flavors.
Peacefood Cafe – has an in-house bakery and will have holiday themed cookies, cupcakes and cakes to choose from.
If baked goods aren’t your dessert of choice, don’t forget sharing a hand-made vegan ice cream sundae from Lula’s Sweet Apothecary or a scoop from Stogo.
Sweet and Sara – pick up a festive chocolate dipped strawberry marshmallow heart or pink strawberry marshmallows available around town or order on-line.
How sweet will your Tuesday be? Did we miss anything? Tell us about it below!