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Valentine’s Day is just days away but not to worry.  Whether it’s a box of chocolates, the perfect bouquet, a hip restaurant or a gem from Tiffany’s, here are 7 ways to tell your loved one [your bestie, your man, woman or your beloved sibling], “I love you!”


Constellation Chocolates by IfOnly

IfOnly's Constellation chocolate Box

IfOnly’s Constellation Chocolate Box

San Francisco dwellers, you still have time to snag one of IfOnly’s popular Constellation Chocolate boxes! IfOnly has collaborated with some of the world’s most acclaimed chefs like Michael Mina and Traci Des Jardins to present the Constellation Chocolate Collection.  Snag a 9-pack for $32; 21-pack for $75; 42-pack; $150

On Thursday, February 12, IfOnly will offer locals the opportunity to reserve a box by ordering online and selecting “Pick-up shipping method” during checkout. IfOnly’s concierge will distribute the chocolates in person from 1–5PM at the IfOnly Headquarters located at 150 Green St. PH 309, San Francisco. Additionally, shoppers can also request their chocolate boxes to be delivered to them on Friday, February 13 just in time for the holiday.

The T Collection from Tiffany & Co

Tiffany T square bracelet in 18 karat gold (from left): rose gold, white gold, yellow gold. $5,000, $5,000, $5,000 Photo Credit: © Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany T square bracelet in 18 karat gold (from left): rose gold, white gold, yellow gold.
$5,000, $5,000, $5,000
Photo Credit: © Tiffany & Co.

Nothing says “I love you” like an iconic gem from Tiffany & Co, and for the iconic woman in your life, the Tiffany T Collection beholds a modern-day twist. The classic assortment of necklaces, rings and bracelets in shades of gold and sterling silver each features a “T” shape in the design.  With prices ranging from about $500 to $5,000, pieces can be worn every day, special occasion, stacked or alone – so there’s something for every woman to cherish on Valentine’s Day.


Chocolate Making Workshop with Feastly

Image via meetup.com

Image via meetup.com

For a fun – and hand’s on – Valentine’s Day date night option, here’s something that’s not your typical crowded restaurant environment. Feastly Natural Chef Giovanna Garcia will be hosting a Chocolate Making Workshop (which includes a savory dishes too!) from 6 P.M. -9 P.M. on Saturday, February 14th for $80 per person)

Chef Garcia will teach guests how to make Rose & Dried Fig Truffles, Chai-Spiced Chocolate Mousse, and Superfood Chocolate Bark. You’ll get to build your own dark chocolate bark with aphrodisiac food toppings. There will be a vanilla & maca love elixir, as well as a few savory snacks to balance out the sweetness of the evening. The menu is all organic, gluten free, refined sugar free, and dairy free!


The Girlfriend Bouquet

The Girlfriend Bouquet

BloomThat offers two really cool offers for last minute Valentine’s Day gifts. One for your forgetful significant other and one for you BFF, because everyone needs love too 😉

For your Bestie:  “The Romy” bouquet is an absolute favorite filled with orange tulips coupled with a few more little treats to let your lova know that you’re thinking of them: a lavender candle from Simple Goods Supply, Compartes Chocolate Bar, Malin + Goetz hand lotion & set of Tattly friendship bracelet temporary tattoos. The Romy is priced at $55 and available for delivery through Saturday, 2/11-14.

Hint to your Man: Huntley is a mixed bouquet of roses available for $75 (compared to $120 from other flower delivery services!) and available for pre-order here for delivery through Saturday, 2/11-14. If he’s a bit forgetful – get them delivered in 90 minutes with just 3 taps on your phone for anyone that actually believed their girlfriend when they told them “not to get them anything.”

Scandinavian Cuisine at Plaj Restaurant

Plaj is planning a sumptuous Scandinavian menu five-course menu, headed up by Chef Roberth Sundell, for $80 per person with pairings for an additional $40 per person. Check out the menu here.

Plaj Restaurant Image via Thrillist

Eats + Sips in Union Square at 398 Restaurant & Bar

The chic Union Square eatery and bar located inside the Hotel G will offer a luxury Valentine’s Day sharing menu,  and of course, an amazing bar to boot – perfect for a romantic San Francisco evening! The masterminds behind 398’s cocktail program are Brian Felley and Mo Hodges of the beloved, shuttered bar, BIG.  Couples can grab a drink then dine exclusively from the Valentine’s Day special menu or add specialty items to their favorite dishes on the dinner menu.

398 Restaurant.  Image via unionsquareshop.com

398 Restaurant. Image via unionsquareshop.com



V-Day ‘Hot Lips’ Margaritas at Copita

Copita  Image via bunrab.com

Copita Image via bunrab.com

For a night out across the Golden Gate Bridge in the heart of Sausalito, Copita is the perfect spot.  Executive Chef Gonzalo Rivera and Co-Owner/Maestra de Cocina, Joanne Weir, has created special additions to the menu along with the Hot Lips Margarita with house made spicy tequila, blanco agave and lime with a dash of Jamaica.  The specials will be available in addition to the existing menu beginning Friday, February 13 through Sunday, February 15.