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Valentine’s Day – Local Gift Guide

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We’ve rounded up our favorite local Valentine’s Day gifts and date ideas. Admittedly, we lean heavily towards food and chocolates, but isn’t that the equation for love? Food + Chocolate = Love, right??!  So, empty your Amazon shopping cart and love your local small businesses this Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day – Local Gift Guide & Date Ideas

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“All you need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ― Charles M. Schulz. 
If your Valentine is a chocolate lover, you can’t go wrong with locally made, award-winning chocolates from Castronovo, and these heart shaped bonbons stole our hearts!
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Available in store or online
Castronovo Chocolate
555 Colorado Avenue
Stuart, Florida




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Surprise your Valentine with a gift basket from The Blind Monk, featuring Sweet Grass Dairy Brie, dark chocolate, whipped honey, spiced nuts, a freshly baked baguette, home-made fudge brownie, and fragrant, beautiful flowers. Choose between a crisp Corsican rose, a light, earthy Italian red, or a harmoniously balanced dessert wine.
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$75 – $82
Local pick-up or delivery
The Blind Monk
410 Evernia Street, #107
West Palm Beach, Florida






a cake with fruit on a plate
Chocolate covered strawberries are a classic Valentine’s Day treat, and the prettiest ones in town are waiting for your at Ganache Bakery.  Owner, Jamal Lake, was the runner-up on Food Network’s Halloween Baking Championship, so if a customized over-the-top Valentine’s dessert is what you’re looking for, his creations will wow you!
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$1 per regular chocolate covered strawberry, long stemmed slightly more
Call to order or order online, local pick-up & delivery available
Ganache Bakery
306 S.Dixie
West Palm Beach, Florida




Forget flowers, your Valentine really wants to spend the afternoon with you on a West Palm Beach Food Tour!  Experience 5 restaurants in 1 day…it’s a delicious combination of food, fun, history, street art and culture
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$74 per person (save $5 with promo code: LoveFood)
Buy a gift card or make reservations at
West Palm Beach Food Tours





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A Valentine’s Day Sunset Cruise sounds like a romantic date! Space is limited, so don’t procrastinate.

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$40 and up (refreshments available on board including cheese & charcuterie boards, wine and champagne)

If my husband is reading this, I’d be happy with one of each, please.


updated 9/25/23