GOODS | 37 Really Sweet Things To Do On Valentine’s Day From The Scout Community

February 3, 2014 

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Vancouver, BC | With Valentine’s Day on the immediate horizon we thought it might be prudent to canvas the Scout Community to see what kinds of romantic awesomeness they might have in store for our readers. The response was pretty inspiring, with ideas ranging from catered stay at home suppers and degustation menus to hand-crafted chocolates and luxurious meals at some of the most celebrated restaurants in the city. Dig in and start making plans after the jump…(photo credit: Chef Margaret Chishom)

BAMBUDDA

Bambudda is serving a special “plate for 2″ on Valentines. It will contain elements of a “surf and turf” – not your plain old “steak and seafood” but with a touch of Chinese influence. Also being served is a featured dessert promised to be very chocolatey, a “his” and a “hers” cocktail tasting along with the regular dinner menu. Reservations can be made on the website.

February 14th | 99 Powell Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-428-0301 | www.bambudda.ca

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BETA5

Only on Valentine’s day does BETA5 open up their chocolate kitchen, and there are still a few tickets left for their Valentine’s chocolate making workshop. The evening will starts with a tasting of a variety of single plantation chocolates. Then you’ll learn how to make a creamy ganache, decorate your own handcrafted chocolate box, and you’ll get your hands covered in chocolate to finish a batch of hand-rolled truffles. Each guest will go home with a neatly packaged, hand-crafted chocolate box filled with a batch of freshly made hand-rolled truffles.
February 14th or Feb 15th | 7:30-10pm | 413 Industrial Ave | $125 per person | TICKETS

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NICLI ANTICA PIZZERIA

This Friday February 14th, 2014 Your friends at Nicli Antica Pizzeria are giving you a chance to really impress your special Valentine. This 5 course sharing menu is meant to be enjoyed by lovers, couples, friends, co-workers or someone who you think is just gosh darn swell. This ticket is valid for two people @ $85, for our 5 course sharing menu with ALL taxes, gratuities and fees included in the price of ticket.

62 East Cordova | Vancouver, BC | 604-669-6985 | www.nicli-antica-pizzeria.ca

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ESPANA

Come this Valentine’s Day, España will be taking reservations for dinner. If you’ve always wanted to come down and try us out, but didn’t want to wait in line, now’s your chance! We will be offering our full regular menu plus a few delicious specials for you to try. Happy Valentine’s Day.

1118 Denman Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-558-4040 | www.espanarestaurant.ca
Hours: Sun-Thu: 5pm – 1am | Fri-Sat: 5pm – 2am

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CULINARY CAPERS CATERING

As an alternative to dining out, create a romantic evening at home with the one you love and enjoy a delicious 4-course menu that is easy to heat, assemble and serve in your own home.

Culinary Capers Catering Valentine’s Day Menu.”

Vancouver | 604-875-0123 | www.culinarycapers.com

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THE PARKER

“The Parker will be serving Chef Curtis Luk’s beautiful five course Dégustation this Valentine’s Day for $49. Dietary accommodations will be easily met and diners can expect Steve to have some lovely wine selections on hand. We look forward to making your special night unforgettable. Reservations can be made via theparkervancouver.com.”

237 Union St, Vancouver | 604-779-3804 | info@theparkervancouver.com | theparkervancouver.com
Hours | Tuesday – Saturday 5:30 – late

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THE DIRTY APRON COOKING SCHOOL AND DELICATESSEN

“The Dirty Apron Gift Boxes make the perfect gift for the foodie in your life. Surprise your loved one with the Ultimate Celebration stocked with everything you need to celebrate your love. Available with sparkling wine ($100) or champagne ($150). Or pick up the perfect spread for a romantic meal any where your heart desires with the Fresh Feast ($150). All of the gift boxes are available online at www.dirtyapron.com or in person at the deli.”

540 Beatty Street, Crosstown, Vancouver | 604-879-8588 | Info@dirtyapron.com | www.dirtyapron.com
Deli Hours | Monday – Friday 10:30 to 6:00 // Saturday and Sunday 10:30 to 5:00

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ALOE DESIGNS ONLINE SHOPWORLD RECLAIMED

“Say ‘I think you’re rad’ with one of World Reclaimed’s Living Desert Cacti: a reminder of warmer days ahead. A more permanent–and sustainable–version of a bouquet, these cuties are easy to love and even easier to care for: a good thing if your sweetie is botanically challenged.”

$29.00 each with 15% off (Enter Promo Code: SCOUTVDAY) from February 1-14th. Order online and email: info@aloedesigns.com to arrange pick up at Aloe Designs Studio – 1443 E Pender St.”

1443 E Pender St, Vancouver | www.worldreclaimed.com

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CADEAUX BAKERY

“Remember when you were a kid and Valentine’s Day was filled with cards and candy hearts? Well Cadeaux is reviving that memory with their Cinnamon heart cakes. Our heart shaped cakes are made with chocolate euhoria cake, layered with actual cinnamon heart candy mousse and topped off with chocolate butter cream flooded with dark chocolate ganache. Small $7.99 Large $14.99. Order yours ahead or pop in and pick one up. Personalized inscription available as well.”

172 Powell Street, Vancouver | 604-608-8889 | info@cadeauxbakery.com | www.cadeauxbakery.com
Hours | Tuesday – Friday 8am to 6pm / Saturday – Sunday 9am-6pm / Closed on Mondays

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EARNEST ICE CREAM

“For this amorous holiday we’re pulling out all the stops:
Sour Cherry Chip, featuring hungarian sour cherries from the Oakanagan.
Our banana split – two scoops drizzled with house made hot fudge and raspberry sauce – is perfect for sharing as you gaze lovingly into your partner’s eyes.
The heat of Cinnamon Heart evokes our favourite grade school Valentine.
Serious Chocolate is a very special deep chocolate – the flavours evolve as it warms and softens.”

3992 Fraser St, Vancouver | 604-428-0697 | earnesticecream.com
Hours | Thursday – Sunday 12-10pm

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BURDOCK & CO.

Valentine’s Day Dinner with Naturalist Wine Pairings
4 courses, $65
Wine pairings: add $45
2 seatings: 6pm and 8:30pm

2702 Main St, Vancouver | 604-879-0077 | burdockandco.com
Hours | Open 7 days a week from 5pm // Weekend brunch 10:30am-2pm

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THE ACORN

“The Acorn is now accepting reservations for Valentine’s Day. In addition to our regular menu, we will be featuring a special Valentine’s day harvest, and cocktail. Please call 604-566-9001 to inquire about table availability.”

3995 Main Street, Vancouver | 604-566-9001 | www.theacornrestaurant.ca
Hours | Dinner from 5:30pm-10pm // Late night cocktails + snacks from 10pm-2am

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ASK FOR LUIGI

“Valentine’s offering: A special 5-course meal with a glass of Prosecco for $75 per person
Course 1 – Prosciutto San Daniele, served with house-made Grissini

Course 2 – Albacore Tuna ‘Tonnato’ with celery salad, fresh jalapeno, capers and tuna sauce OR Chicken Liver Mousse with Marsala braised onions and toast

Course 3 – Dungeness Crab Ravioli with truffle butter sauce and lemon OR Braised Rabbit Tajarin served with thin egg noodles and brussels sprouts

Course 4 – Beef Short Ribs and red wine risotto with bone marrow and gremolata OR Seared Ling Cod served with peperonata, clams and soppressata

Course 5 – Opera Cake for Two – Almond sponge cake with coffee buttercream and chocolate”

305 Alexander Street, Gastown, Vancouver | 604-428-2544 | info@askforluigi.com | www.askforluigi.com
Hours | Dinner – 5:30-10:30pm
Reservations are accepted, walk-ins welcome.

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EAST VAN ROASTERS

“East Van Roasters has crafted a variety of single-origin chocolate treats just in time for Valentine’s Day. All chocolate is made onsite from scratch, literally from bean-to-bar. Beans are roasted, winnowed by hand, the cacao is then turned into carefully tempered chocolate, and hand-crafted into exquisite truffles and bars. From heart shaped boxes to Valentine’s Day bars, East Van Roasters is sure to melt your loved one’s heart. Advance orders are strongly recommend and can be placed by phone or in person.

Limited Edition Heart Boxes $50 – Each box contains: 1 mayan spiced buddha truffle, 4 morello cherry heart truffles, 6 hand-dipped mayan spiced truffles, 8 hand-dipped single origin truffles, 7 fruit & nut mendiants, and 3 ginger mendiants

Valentine’s Day Bars – Made from single-origin 70% chocolate, bars are priced individually for $7.50 or $14 for the duo. Valentine’s Day Bar Flavours: Pistachio & Rose or Cayenne Toffee & Fennel

Valentine’s Day Truffle Box $14 – 4 mayan spiced hand-dipped truffles and 4 morello cherry heart truffles fill this box.

A Single Buddha in A Box $4 – Modest yet powerful, this mayan spiced buddha is all about love.”

319 Carrall St, Vancouver | 604-629-7562 | eastvanroasters.com

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POURHOUSE

“Valentine’s offering: A special offering featuring meals for two to share -
Steamed Mussels and Spicy Chorizo in a Whitebark Ale broth, served with grilled bread $16
Cornish Game Hen for two with brioche stuffing, vegetable mash and hen jus $36
Lemon Tart with meringue and blueberries $7″

162 Water Street, Gastown, Vancouver | 604-568-7022 | info@pourhousevancouver.com | www.pourhousevancouver.com
Hours | 11:30-2am
Reservations are accepted, walk-ins welcome.

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PiDGiN

“This Valentine’s day Gastown’s Pidgin tempts food-lovers with three unique and refined set menus. Marrying favours from both east and west, Chef Makoto Ono warms your heart with expertly crafted $75, $55, and $40 prix fixe menus designed for couples to savour and share. Guests also have a choice of ordering from Pidgin’s regular menu featuring innovative dishes that are delicate and playful.

Pidgin’s $75, $55, and $40 menus do not include tax and gratuity. No reservations are necessary but are recommended. For more information call 604-620-9400 or book online at www.pidginyvr.com.”

350 Carrall Street, Vancouver | 604-620-9400 | info@pidginyvr.com | www.pidginvancouver.com
Hours | Mondays – Thursdays: 5:00-12:00pm / Fridays – Saturdays: 5:00-2:00am / Sundays: 6:00-12:00am

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CAMPAGNOLO and CAMPAGNOLO ROMA

“To some, Valentine’s Day may be an exciting night out with someone special, while others might be looking for a quick bite and to avoid it all together. Either way, Campagnolo and Campagnolo Roma want to make sure everyone’s dining experience is delicious and memorable.

Both restaurants are setting the scene this Valentine’s Day with romantic customized menus designed to share available from 5pm – 10pm. Each menu will be written by the chef at the time of ordering and tailored to the guest’s preferences. Valentine’s Day sharing menus are priced at $75 per couple, and reservations are available for this special menu on Friday, February 14.

For those who would rather be spontaneous, both Campagnolo and Campagnolo ROMA will also have their regular menus available and walk-ins are welcome. Call for reservations.”

Campagnolo Restaurant | 1020 Main St. Vancouver | 604-484-6018 | www.campagnoloroma.com
Campagnolo ROMA | 2297 E. Hastings St. Vancouver | 604-569-0456 | www.campagnolorestaurant.ca
Hours | Dinners – 5pm-10pm // Lunch – 11:30am–2:30pm // Weekend brunch 10:30am–2:30pm

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BIG LOU’S BUTCHER SHOP

“Karl Gregg to host secret Gastown four-course dinner on February 16th. Interactive dinner to focus on locally-sourced seasonal ingredients and secondary cuts.

On Valentine’s weekend, Karl Gregg of Big Lou’s Butcher Shop will host a special dinner which will be part speakeasy and part private dinner party. In a secret 16-seat Gastown location which is being specially transformed for this event, Karl will prepare a four-course dinner highlighting secondary cuts and local seasonal ingredients. While he works from an open kitchen, guests will be encouraged to interact as much as they please with questions about ingredients, recipes, and techniques.

Diners will learn be given the address and directions on the day of the event and seatings will be offered beginning from 6:30pm-9:00pm. Tickets for this dinner are $65 and can be purchased by emailing karl@biglousbutchershop.com or calling Big Lou’s Butcher Shop at 604-566-9229.

Big Lou’s Secret Dinner Menu
Amuse Bouche – Fresh BC Oyster with a mignonette ice
First Course – Big Lou’s Head Cheese | Local pork, parsley, chilies, citrus and made in house at Big Lou’s
Second Course – Buffalo Duo | Handmade Ravioli with braised buffalo in a fresh broth, Buffalo bocconcini cheese with vine ripened tomato, handmade pesto, and salted pine nuts
Entrée – BC Beef Flank, handmade BC Potato Gnocchi, Wild mushroom Ragout
Dessert – Fresh Cannoli with seasonal Okanagan fruits, ricotta”

Gastown, Vancouver | 604-566-9229 | www.biglousbutchershop.com
Hours | 6:30pm – 9pm
Reservation | email karl@biglousbutchershop.com or call 604-566-9229

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LA PENTOLA DELLA QUERCIA

“This Valentine’s Day allow award-winning chef, Lucais Syme, to design a customized dining experience for you and your loved one. The experience will be curated to the unique tastes of your table – simply share your likes and trust Chef Lucais Syme and his team to create a multi-course menu of share plates for you and your special someone. Available courses include oysters, cured salmon with caviar, crab risotto, house made tortellini, and rack of lamb. Valentine’s menus are priced at $55 or $75 per person for seven or ten courses respectively. Sit back, enjoy your evening and allow La Pentola to create your most unforgettable Valentine’s experience”

350 Davie Street (at OPUS Hotel), Vancouver | 604-642-0557 | info@lapentola.ca | www.lapentola.ca
Hours | Open 7 days a week *Closed daily 3-5pm
Breakfast: 7am – 11:30am // Lunch: 11:30am – 3:00pm // Dinner: Sun-Thurs – 5pm until late, Fri &, Sat – 5pm until later // Brunch: Sat & Sun – 10:30am – 3:00pm
Reservations | call 604-642-0557 or visit www.lapentola.ca.

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LOLITA’S RESTAURANT

“Lolita’s will have Valentines specials:
Local Seafood and 5 cheese stuffed chille relleno w a cascabel cream sauce and tomatillo salsa.
Pemberton Meadows Beef Tenderloin w an Ancho chilli demi gravy, crispy onion rings and jack cheddar potato fritters, grilled seasonal veg.
Dessert: Dark chocolate and chilli molten lava cake w housemade avocado and orange zest ice cream, razzberry coulis.
Fresh Fruit margarita special: handmade passion fruit and fresh strawberry.”

1326 Davie Street, Vancouver | 604.696.9996 | www.lolitasrestaurant.com
Hours | Friday – Saturday 4:30 pm – 2 am // Sunday – Thursday 4:30 pm – 2 am with food service until 1 pm
Reservation | available for 6 – 10 people before 6 pm. Call 604.696.9996 or email us at kristin@lolitasrestaurant.com

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HAWKSWORTH RESTAURANT

“Item: Valentine’s tasting menu ($98) (menu) available from February 13-16 / a la carte available as well on Valentine’s Day. Event link.

801 West Georgia, Vancouver | www.hawksworthrestaurant.com
Reservations | 604-673-7000 ext 1
Hours | Dinner 5pm – late, 7 days a week
Lunch 11:30am – 2pm, M-F
Breakfast 6:30am – 10:30am, M-F // Breakfast 7am – 10:30am, Saturday and Sunday
Brunch 10:30am – 2pm, Saturday and Sunday

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BEL CAFE

“Dark Chocolate and Raspberry tart ($7). They say chocolate is the food of love and Bel Cafe’s dark chocolate and raspberry tart ($7) will even have cupid swooning this Valentine’s Day. Perfect as a memorable last course to a romantic dinner, this luscious dessert is available fromFebruary 10th to 14th. The shell is made of dark chocolate sable pastry with a layer of Valrhona Caraibe dark chocolate poured on the bottom. It is filled with an addicting raspberry creme, topped with a quenelle of dark chocolate namelaka and finished with fresh raspberries and heart-shaped decor.”

801 West Georgia, Vancouver | www.belcafe.com
Hours | 6:30am – 5:30pm M-F // 7am – 5:30pm Saturdays, Sundays and holidays

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MIKU RESTAURANT

Enjoy a romantic view of Coal Harbour at Miku for Valentine’s Day. Miku is offering a special six-course Valentine’s Day menu for two for $150, which includes two sake pairings. Dishes include our signature Aburi (flame-seared) sushi, baked sablefish, short ribs, and a dark chocolate raspberry charlotte.

70-200 Granville Street (Canada Place Way and Howe Street), Vancouver | 604-568-3900 | www.mikurestaurant.com
Hours | 11:30am to Midnight
Reservations are recommended on Valentine’s Day.

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MINAMI RESTAURANT

“Enjoy a romantic dinner at Minami Restaurant in Yaletown. Minami is offering a special six-course Valentine’s Day menu for two for $150, which includes two sake pairings, our signature Aburi (flame-seared) sushi, lobster and tenderloin, oysters, and a Valrhona chocolate mousse.”

1118 Mainland Street, Vancouver | 604-685-8080 | www.minamirestaurant.com
Hours | 11:30am-11pm
Reservations are recommended on Valentine’s Day.

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HOMER ST. CAFE AND BAR

“Enjoy food for the heart and celebrate your love this Valentine’s Day at Homer St. Cafe and Bar. Indulge in an array of savouries and sweets with a romantic four-course dinner, all created with a hint of passion by Chef Tret. Connect with your Valentine over this special dinner for two, featuring dishes such as duck and foie gras terrine, roast veil loan, tongue ravioli with grilled porcini, and a baked lemon tart. Experience the unforgettable, charming ambience of Homer St. Cafe, and make this Valentine’s Day one to remember.”

898 Homer Street, Vancouver | 604-428-4299 | info@homerstreetcafebar.com | homerstreetcafebar.com

Hours |BRUNCH Sun 10:30am–3pm
LUNCH Mon – Fri 11:30am–2:30pm
DINNER Mon – Thurs 5pm–11pm, Fri & Sat 5pm–12am
Reservations | Open Table or call 604-428-4299

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TABLEAU BAR BISTRO

“Une soirée avec amour. This Valentine’s Day, say it with champagne, chivalry, and candlelight at Tableau Bar Bistro. Begin the evening off with oysters and a glass of champagne. Continue to indulge in classic French flavours and spoil your loved one with a four-course dinner specially created by Chef MAC. Nothing says “j’adore” better than a Dungeness crab salad, followed by scallops & crispy pork belly and roasted sablefish with shortrib ravioli! For a sweet finish, spoil your loved one with the ideal Valentine’s treat: red velvet beet cake — c’est l’amour.”

1181 Melville Street, Vancouver | 604 639 8692 | info@tableaubarbistro.com | tableaubarbistro.com
Hours | BRUNCH Sunday 10:30am-3pm
LUNCH Monday – Friday 11:30am-2:30pm
DINNER – Monday – Thursday 5-11pm // Friday & Saturday 5pm-12am
Reservations | Open Table or call 604-639-8692

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THE BOTTLENECK

“VALENTINES with REALLY ROD. Join us on February 14th as REALLY ROD rolls out some red velvet romance all over the Bottleneck. That’s right, we’re celebrating LOVE with five decades of hits from legendary vocalist Rod Stewart! Show starts at 9pm. Food and drink specials all night. No cover.”

870 Granville Street (directly beside the Commodore Ballroom) | 604-739-4540 | www.thebottleneck.ca
Hours | Wednesday – Saturday 11:30am-2am // Tuesday 11:30am-6pm // Closed Sunday & Monday
Reservations | call 604-739-4540

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DOI CHAANG COFFEE COMPANY

“If you have a loved one who loves coffee, you have got to get them this: this Valentine’s Day we are offering $5 off of our famous Wild Thai Civet Coffee. Visit our online shop and enter coupon code ‘valentine’ to get your discount on this delicious, organic, ‘beyond fair trade’, cruelty-free coffee. Happy Valentine’s!”

311- 837 West Hastings, Vancouver | 604-689-3312 | doichaangcoffee.com
Hours | Monday – Friday 8-5pm

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DOCKSIDE RESTAURANT & BREWING COMPANY

“Sumptuous food, a warm, inviting room, spectacular waterfront views: a Valentine’s Day dinner at Dockside is always an occasion to remember. Again this year, Dockside’s executive chef Simon James McNeil and his team have created an indulgent menu of rich flavours to help celebrate Valentine’s Day. The menu has a strong emphasis on freshest seafood and seasonal ingredients, all prepared with passion and flair. Dessert will be a treat with a selection of our baked in-house “Tiny Pies” served to share.

Diners can add a flight of carefully chosen wine pairings to their meal for only $12 per person or select a favourite from our extensive wine list which includes 100 choices selected from the great wine regions of the World.

Valentine’s Dinner at Dockside is $74.95 per person (excl taxes & gratuity) and will be served from 5:00-10:00PM February 14th-15th.”

1253 Johnston Street, Granville Island, Vancouver | 604-685-7070 | www.docksidevancouver.com
Hours | 5:00-10:00pm on February 14 & 15
Reservations | 604-685-7070 or visit www.docksidevancouver.com to reserve.

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OYAMA SAUSAGE CO. ON GRANVILLE ISLAND

“We are celebrating the Valentine`s Weekend at Oyama from Thursday February 13th to Sunday February 16th! Come to Oyama for our special Love Terrine – specially for Valentine`s with a heart inside! For an appy, how about Truffle Salami and Truffled Goat Cheese with a salad? Also on offer, Truffled Duck Paté, Creamy Duck with Raspberry Paté, our famous Love Ham, the Jambon des Aimes, as well as some wonderful Valentine`s sausages such as Elk with White Chocolate, Venison Blueberry, Champagne Truffled Chicken and Truffled Duck Sausages. Celebrate true love with Oyama!”

Granville Island Public Market, 1689 Johnston St, Vancouver | 604-327-7407 | moreinfo@oyamasausage.ca | www.oyamasausage.ca
Hours | Open 7 days a week, 8:30am-7pm

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MAENAM

“Valentine’s Day 4-course chef’s menu: $60
vegetarian menu available
optional wine pairing: add $25/person”

1938 West 4th Ave, Vancouver | 604-730-5579 | www.maenam.ca
Hours | LUNCH Tuesday – Saturday, 12pm-2:30pm
DINNER Monday – Thursday 5pm-10pm // Friday & Saturday 5pm-11pm
Reservations | 604-730-5579 or reserve through opentable.com

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RAIN OR SHINE ICE CREAM

“Rain or Shine Ice Cream is heating things up with a chocolate lovers theme for the month of February. All of our seasonal flings will have a chocolate twist. Some of the flavours will include: Hot Hot Chocolate a rich chocolate with a hit of chili heat, a white chocolate with a bright strawberry compote ribbon and for our craft beer flavour we will be featuring a chocolate porter of course! So come get something cold that’ll make you feel warm inside.”

1926 West 4th Ave | @rainorshinyvr | 604-428-7246 | rainorshineicecream.com
Hours | Tuesday to Sunday Noon-10pm

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THOMAS HAAS

“For 2014, there are three Valentine’s Day flavours available in Thomas Haas’s exquisite Truffle Hearts: dark chocolate ganache infused with Morello cherry; milk chocolate with caramelized hazelnut praline and lemon; and white chocolate ganache infused with yuzu and Tahitian vanilla. They come wrapped in a clear bag and a red satin ribbon for $2 each or $3.80 for a pair.

This year’s Valentine’s Day lineup also grows with the addition of a brand new Signature Round Gift Box, filled with handmade chocolates, truffles and truffle hearts. The delicate, filigree heart design of the box, beautifully underlaid with red, was designed by Thomas Haas himself. It’s available with one, two or three tiers at $39, $78 and $117 respectively.

Find other Valentine’s selection on our website.

All 2014 Valentine’s Day products are available at the two Thomas Haas patisseries in North Vancouver and Kitsilano beginning February 1, with a limited selection also available at high-end retailers such as Whole Foods and Urban Fare. A variety of items may also be ordered online at thomashaas.com and shipped across North America.”

North Shore – 128-998 Harbourside Drive, North Vancouver, 604-924-1847| Kitsilano – 2539 West Broadway, Vancouver, 604-736-1848 | www.thomashaas.com
Hours | Tuesday – Saturday 8am–5:30pm // Sunday & Monday Closed

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LOCAL PHILOSOPHY CATERING

“Instead of fighting the crowds in town this year treat your Valentine to a 5 course catered dinner at home from Local Philosophy Catering. It’s locally sourced, it’s awesome and it’s only $46 per person. Available February 7th to 16th”

Vancouver | 778 869 2960 | info@localphilosophycatering.com | www.localphilosophycatering.com

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LA MEZCALERIA

“After work specials:
4 veggie tacos + 1 pacifico + 1 mezcal shot for $16
4 meat tacos + 1 pacifico + 1 mezcal shot for $18
valid only from 5pm to 6pm. Tuesday to Sunday. Check the website for any questions about the promotion.

We cook our food from traditional Mexican recipes made with local, organic and sustainable products when available; our menu offers botanas (snacks) and tacos that are meant to be shared with friends and family and chased with a sip of mezcal. We proudly offer vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options on our menu. Please ask your server or let us know of any allergies.”
‘PARA TODO MAL MEZCAL
PARA TODO BIEN TAMBIEN’

622 Commercial Drive, Vancouver | 604-559-8226 | www.lamezcaleria.ca
Hours | Mon: Closed // Tues – Thur : 5pm – 11pm // Fri – Sat: 5pm – 12am // Sun: 5pm – 11pm
Reservations | Online Reservations are for a minimum of 6 people for 2 hours. 17% gratuity is added to the bill on tables of 6 or more.

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MEYER FAMILY VINEYARDS

“Romance is by the Lake: Valentines Day at 1912 featuring Meyer Family Vineyards Wine. Enjoy Valentines Day with your loved one at the 1912 in Kaleden, experience a 5 course meal by chef Jordan Ash of Flambé Catering paired with Meyer Family Vineyards award winning Chardonnay & Pinot Noirs. $75/person.”

1912 Lakeside Venue 100 Alder Avenue, Kaleden BC | 250 486 8939 | bookings@flambécatering.com | www.mfvwines.com
Hours | Friday, Feb 14th at 6:30pm
Reservations required please email bookings@flambécatering.com or call the 1912 at 250-486-8939

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HESTER CREEK ESTATE WINERY

“Hester Creek and Terrafina are offering a unique weekend romance package. Join us for a 2-night stay at the Villa and overlook a spectacular panorama of lush vineyards and orchards. Your stay includes a welcome package of chocolate dipped strawberries, a bottle of our award winning Reserve wine and a homemade, locally sourced breakfast each morning. Friday night is a romantic getaway in the Tuscan-inspired Terrafina Restaurant. Enjoy a 3-course dinner paired with the award winning wines of Hester Creek while enjoying the comfortable old world charm injected with a new world approach at Terrafina. Saturday night’s dinner brings you back into the winery for a cooking class. This tutored-style evening will include 4 courses of locally sourced, seasonally inspired cuisine also paired with the award winning wines of Hester Creek. The 2 night package including 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts and a welcome package is $400 per person plus applicable taxes and gratuities.A one-night stay and either of the dinners are available to purchase a la carte. Call the winery for pricing on a la carte items.”

887 Road 8, Oliver, BC | 250-498-4435 or 1-866-498-4435 | www.hestercreek.com
Reservations required. Call the winery for all booking details and confirmations.

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PAINTED BOAT RESORT SPA & MARINA

Love Boat Package. If you want a romantic getaway for two, this is the perfect package for you. You’ll fall in love all over again when you step into your luxurious accommodations. Sparkling wine and gourmet delights will be waiting for you, with soft music on and the lights turned low. Pour your basket of bath salts into the warm water and have a soothing candlelit bath, then relax on a fragrant bed strewn with rose petals. Wake to a breakfast basket full of delectable goodies each morning, then go for a couples massage and spend the afternoon in the spa garden with a Bento lunch.

Two nights’ accommodation with romance treatment, Breakfast basket each morning, Couples massage at The SPA, Afternoon in the Spa Garden, Bento Lunch: offered until April 30, 2014 Starting at $923 per couple in a One Bedroom”

Rain, Rain, Come & Stay. A dreary day turns into a romantic getaway when it is just you, your villa and the rain. Settle in for the night with a bottle of wine and a steaming hot bowl of soup, warming you up from the inside out. Play Go Fish, Crib, Gin Rummy, 52-pick up – whichever you prefer – with the deck of cards provided. A breakfast basket will be waiting for you to enjoy at your leisure, meaning you don’t have to leave your villa at all! If you do want to explore, a Painted Boat umbrella is provided to keep you nice and dry.

Includes: One night accommodation (one bedroom), soup from our gourmet To Go selection, bottle of wine, breakfast basket, deck of cards, umbrella: Rooms starting at $147.25 per person* (*plus tax, based on double occupancy. ** Spa Garden Passes are available as an add-on.) OR Make a couple’s weekend of it! Stay in a two bedroom, two bath villa! Rooms starting at $113.75 per person, based on quad occupancy.”

2849 Lagoon Road, Madeira Park, BC | 604-883-2456 or 866-902-3955 | reservations@paintedboat.com | www.paintedboat.com

  • 1Buser

    Some sweet ideas! Thanks. ebo is showing an upscale VDay http://www.eborestaurant.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Valentines_ebo.pdf Also, Paros in Burquitlam area always does something really nice, belly dancers and stuff!
    Me N’ Ed’s Pizza in Tri-cities and Burnaby does heart shaped pizzas (their thin crust is always spot on!) and you can get some sweet VDay cakes at Calabria in PoMo. You know, cause not everybody wants to go into Van.