The countdown to Valentine’s is here – and you don’t have to look any further that #RiversideTO for all your needs.
We have Chocolates, Cards, Flowers, Gifts, Wine and more that will sure to delight your sweetie. While many restaurant seatings are filling up there are some still available. If dining out is not on your plans, we can also help you have a special romantic dinner in.
Walk, TTC or Drive along Queen East between the DVP and Degrassi and you will find:
Chocolates and Sweets:
A visit to Chocolatier Ambiance Chocolate is a delight for everyone. Shown here is a box contained 24 hand-crafted chocolates (this is the box I bought for my husband…he doesn’t share!!). Blog TO lists Ambiance Chocolate as one of the Best Chocolate Shops in Toronto.
If you are looking for something with a British Flair, then Empire the Collection has a large stock of chocolates from across the pond – and many other great gift items. Pick up a box of Chocolates for that special someone. Three sizes of Cadbury Milk Trays, Roses in Tins or Boxes, Butler’s Assorted Truffles, Thornton’s Dark Chocolate and Quality Street. While there, be sure to pick up a card for your sweetie from Keep Me Posted (Also on a BlogTO list for the best cards in TO).
Yummy shortbread from Mary MacLeod
If you want something other than chocolates –visit Mary MacLeod ShortBread for a tasty cookie treat – they have a great Valentine’s Promotion on right now! Tall canisters of Chocolate Crunch, 4″ mini’s in traditional or chocolate crunch, canisters of nuts and our red gift boxes all for $10.; or Desmond and Beatrice or Petite Sweets for a cupcake masterpiece. Check out Desmond and Beatrice’s “Love of Mayan” for the big day Thanks to @brookejenn for the photo.
Bergstrom’s Original is fully stocked in 8 great colours of their ever-popular 3-in-1 bags! At $72, could they be the perfect gift for your Valentine?
Bergstrom’s Original – 3 in 1 bag
Or what about a unique cooking experience from Olives & Olives – – a class on how to debone, stuff and roast a whole Chicken (this is a gift that you can also benefit from :0)
A cooking Class from Olive & Olives
Perhaps find that special little number from Debbie’s Vintage Vibes or Common Sort. Don’t forget the Wine from Wine Rack
And be sure to wrap the gift up pretty with some Ribbon from macFABsews
Quince Flowers is hosting the Artist Network show – For the Love of Art. You can pick up a one of a kind painting and some flowers. Look at what Quince has on special:
Healing for the Body
OMA Chiropractic has OMA Love on Friday Feb 14th – an evening to love yourself (and your love one ) which includes: Hand Reflexology, Shoulder and Neck Chair Massages, Tarot Card Readings, Vendors and more…all this for a $5 donation towards Nellies Shelter
Special Dinners in
You can get special romatic meals from: Appetite ; RubyEats, Tabule. Or, visit Butcher’s of Distinction for some an old fashioned custom cut, sourced from local farms, from your neighbourhood butcher,
And of course – evening entertainment
Rasputins has singles night Come drink vodka and feel happy!!!
Boots and Bourbin has Valentine’s Country Line Dancing for Lovers and Lonesome Hearts
And An Sibin Pub is having an anti-Valentines Party
So much to choose from in #RiversideTO – please visit our wonderful local merchants, surprise your sweetie and have a wonderful Valentine’s Day