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Valentine's Day luxury food gift

Show your girlfriend or boyfriend or that special someone in your life how much he or she really means to you in a love language that pretty much everyone understands: expensive food. From fresh truffles to lobster mac, we rounded up the perfect, and perhaps most indulgent, Valentine’s Day gift ideas for him and her and maybe yourself. The best part? You can order all of these stylish treats online now and save yourself from the last-minute Valentine’s Day gift-buying panic that will surely overcome the ill-prepared. Because let’s face it—a teddy bear from the mall or a cheap box of chocolate-covered strawberries won’t cut it for the foodie in your life this year.

Orin Swift 8 Years In the Desert 8-bottle Limited Release, $1000 on OrinSwift.com

Orin Swift limited release wine

Margaret Pattillo

These bottles of wine from Northern California aren’t just a moody blend of Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, and Syrah, they’re also art. The handmade, collage-y labels are all a little bit different, but they all look super sexy on any bar cart.See It

Black Label Black Board, $219 on Mouth.com

luxury food gift basket for Valentine's Day (truffle cheese, whiskey)

Mouth.com

Want to avoid February 14th restaurant chaos? This classic kit comes with everything you need for a “let’s just stay in” cocktails and cheese night: Black truffle cheddar; aged goat cheese (it’s firm, not creamy); cranberry and pistachio crackers; fig and elderberry drizzle; and a bottle of Oaxacan Old Fashioned mixer. There’s even whiskey glasses, drink rocks, and a slate cheese board.See It

Sweetheart Boneless Ribeye Steak, $65 on Dean & DeLuca

Valentine's Day heart-shaped steak

Dean & DeLuca

Wear your heart on your, um, grill this year with a 20-ounce grass-fed steak that’s been raised on Double R Ranch in Washington State. It’s a beautiful cut and a tender way (literally, this meat is pretty tender) to show how you’re feeling towards your boo.See It

New England Breakfast, $64.95 on Stonewall Kitchen

gourmet Valentine's Day gift basket Stonewall Kitchen

Stonewall Kitchen

Stuffy Valentine’s Day dinners are overrated. Instead, do a delicious breakfast in bed, and take it to the next level with fluffy pancakes, real maple syrup, jams, coffee, and—we said next level and meant it—cinnamon buns. They’re all included in this genius Nantucket-style basket.See It

Caviar Sampler, $200 on Dean & DeLuca

caviar sampler gift set

Dean & DeLuca

Go big with a sampling of two decadent and stylish caviars: Galilee Osetra and Spoonbill. The former is farm-raised in Israel and has a nutty, clean flavor. The latter is a freshwater sturgeon from the Mississippi and Tennessee rivers. Skip the crackers and feed each other small bites from the mother of pearl spoons that are included.See It

Fresh Black Winter Truffle, $85 per ounce on Goldbelly

order fresh truffles online

Goldbelly

We don’t need to tell you what to do here, but just in case: shave a few small slices of this delicacy (flown in from France) over a just-from-the-oven pizza, on top of pasta, or even to top your morning scramble.See It

A5-Grade Japanese Wagyu Terroir Flight, $1,149 on Goldbelly

order A5 grade Wagyu beef online

Goldbelly

The meat lover in your life will lose his or her mind over the luxe selections in this pack of six of the most coveted cuts in the world, all from Japanese farms and ranches. Each cut is from a particular region that affects its taste and texture, and this is the only online retailer where you’ll find authentic Kobe.See It

Jacques Torres’ World Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, 12 for $79.95 on Goldbelly

order Jacques Torres chocolate chip cookies online

Jacques Torres

Most New Yorkers already know that James Beard award-winning pastry chef Jacques Torres makes a mean chocolate chip cookie, the kind that causes around-the-block lines. But now you can order up to a dozen of his perfectly thin and chewy specialties—mixed with his 60 percent dark chocolate baking discs—for your sweetie.See It

Hancock’s Lobster Mac and Cheese Casserole, $179 at Goldbelly

lobster mac and cheese

Goldbelly

Ok, so technically this five-pound tray serves a dozen people, but we won’t judge if you and your honey heat the whole thing up and use your forks to eat the award-winning mascarpone-cheddar mixture right from the dish. Love means never having to explain your over-the-top obsession with everything lobster.See It

Visit our Valentine’s Day 2019 Gift Guide headquarters for even more delicious ideas. And check out our Valentine’s Day giveaway on Instagram (three lucky winners will get lots of goodies from Hotel Chocolat)!

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Julie Vadnal is a writer and founder of the newsletter JULES. Her work has appeared in Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Glamour, and Real Simple. Follow her on Instagram at @julievadnal.
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