Etsy chocolate macarons heart Valentine's Day
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It’s been said that the best way to a person’s heart is through one’s stomach, which means that come February 14, food is of the utmost importance. Here you’ll find a variety of gourmet gift options guaranteed to satiate your significant other on Valentine’s Day.

Rockport Romance Lobster Dinner for Two, $179.95 at Lobster Anywhere

Lobster Anywhere lobster dinner for two

Lobster Anywhere

Thanks to Lobster Anywhere, you and your partner can enjoy a memorable multi-course meal at home and avoid that obnoxious Valentine’s Day tax that restaurants love to levy. Not surprisingly, the main event is a pair of live Maine lobsters—perfect for replicating that classic awkwardly romantic “Annie Hall” crustacean confrontation—with creamy clam chowder to start, and Harbor Sweets‘ gourmet chocolates rounding out this classic New England seafood feast.Buy Now

Gift Cards for Cooking Classes $10-$500 at Sur la Table

Sur La Table

Preparing a meal with your partner is a surefire way to heat things up. But if your technique needs some improvement, then consider gifting an in-store cooking class at Sur La Table which has over 100 locations in the U.S. There are multiple classes available every month covering everything from French desserts to cast iron cooking techniques, but be sure to keep an eye out for their signature “date night” options, which are especially geared towards couples.Buy Now

La Dolce Vita Cheese Collection, $125 at Murray’s Cheese

Murray's Cheese Italian collection

Murray’s Cheese

Want to go all-in on a cheesy Valentine’s Day gift? Well, this just might be your best bet. Murray’s has been in the fromage game for nearly 90 years, so you can trust that their selections are top-notch. We’re keeping an eye out for the return of their Valentine’s Day Collection, but this Italian option is equally great. Included are four classic Italian cheeses, sopressata and prosciutto, Castelvetrano olives, and crispy taralli crackers.Buy Now

Valentine’s Chocolate Heart Luxury Gift Box, $99.95 at Compartes

Compartes Valentine's Day chocolate


Luxury Los Angeles chocolatier Compartes has several Valentine’s offerings for the chocolate lover, but this eye-popping heart-shaped box full of truffles, bon bons, and caramels will really make them swoon.Buy Now

Chocolate Macarons 24-Piece Heart Set, $54 on Etsy

Etsy chocolate macarons heart Valentine's Day


Another, less expected sweet treat, this mix of red heart-shaped chocolate macarons and sweet vanilla macarons are baked in California and shipped anywhere in the U.S.Buy Now

Swissmar Lugano 9-Piece Fondue Set in Cherry, $99.95 on Amazon

red fondue set


Party like it’s 1979 with this stylish fondue set. Though the package comes with six long-stemmed forks, just two will do for a romantic evening of bubbly gruyére and creamy cocoa. Cheese, chocolate, and Barry White record sold separately.Buy Now

Veuve Clicquot Rosé Champagne, price & availability varies on Drizly

Veuve Clicquot

Champagne is always a good bet for a celebration, but rosé Champagne is particularly apropos for Valentine’s Day. Veuve Clicquot’s version can’t be beat, a bubbly blend of red and white wine that is fruity and full-bodied. If you can find the 2008 vintage, opt for that.Buy Now

USDA Prime Dry-Aged Sweetheart Steak, $88.95-$94.95 at Lobel’s


If your significant other hearts steak, then this 20-ounce slab of meaty heaven is sure to impress. Both the strip and the slightly fattier and more tender rib versions of New York institution Lobel’s heart-shaped sweetheart steak are prepared with dry-aged, USDA prime, corn-fed, Midwestern beef. Basically, you can’t go wrong with either cut.Buy Now

Caviar Showcase for Two, $300-$610 at Petrossian


Petrossian is among the most recognized purveyors of caviar in the world, so if you’re looking for the ultimate Valentine’s Day food splurge, they’ve got you covered. This luxury gift set is perfect for couples, complete with two mother of pearl caviar spoons, a pair of vodka flutes, and, of course, a tin of the good stuff with several options to choose from (if money is no object, opt for the Royal Ossetra). Buy Now

“Bestia: Italian Recipes Created in the Heart of L.A.”, $20.99 on Amazon

Bestia cookbook


This cookbook from husband and wife team Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis features delectable recipes from their hit sensation Bestia, which is among the best Italian restaurants in Los Angeles. Terrific eats and some couples cooking inspiration await.Buy Now

Visit our Valentine’s Day 2020 Gift Guide headquarters for even more great ideas.

See Valentine’s day gift ideas from our sister sites CNET, GameSpot, ET Online, and TV Guide too.

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David is a food and culture writer based in Los Angeles by way of New York City. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, CBS Local, Mashable, and Gawker.
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