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Our Favorite Valentine’s Day Gifts for Food Lovers

Treat your loved ones to little luxuries from velvety chocolates to elegant champagne glasses.

By Ellen Fort

Updated on February 8, 2024

Valentine’s Day approaches, whether or not you’re feeling the effects of Cupid’s arrow. Regardless, it’s a great excuse to shower your loved ones—romantic, platonic, or related—with tasty treats and lots of love. We’ve rounded up some excellent gifts that will please the food lovers in your life, from beautiful handblown martini glasses and adorable heart-shaped baking dishes to date-sweetened chocolates festooned with dried berries and rose petals. And, in case you need further inspiration, check out our favorite chocolates, fondue pots, and places to order seafood (we recommend oysters).

Big Night After Party Gift Box

    Why not stay in this Valentine’s Day and have your martinis just how you like them—preferably ice-cold and served in one of Sophie Lou Jacobsen’s exquisite Piano Martini Glasses. They’re just one of the sassy items in this gift set from New York shop Big Night, a perfect gift for sharing a romantic night at home. 

    Ghia Berry Aperitif
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      The newest apéritif from non-alcoholic powerhouse Ghia is a lovely, juicy berry flavor, perfect for a romantic low-or-no-ABV evening. Spritz up with sparkling water for a non-alcoholic treat, or add a splash to sparkling wine for a festive sip. 

      Glasvin Wine Glasses
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        Elegant glassware from Glasvin is always a good choice for the connoisseurs in your life. The Precision is a gorgeous, tall-stemmed little number intended for sipping both white wine and sparkling wine. Add a bottle of champagne for the perfect celebratory gift. 

        Spring & Mulberry Chocolates
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          These date-sweetened chocolates are incredibly delicious, shipped straight to your doorstep in flavors like mango chili, lavender rose, and mulberry fennel. Because one bar won’t be enough, we recommend sending a set of these velvety treats, like the Garden Party collection

          Italian Summer Throw Blanket
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            Transport your chosen one to a warm summer day in Italy with a picnic atop this cheerful throw blanket covered with tinned fish, tomatoes, wine, and oysters. Or, skip the picnic and snuggle up on the couch while dreaming of warmer days in a Mediterranean climate. 

            Bubbly Print PJs
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              These organic cotton pajamas are screen printed in India with gorgeous patterns. Our favorite is adorned with colorful bottles of bubbly for a festive slumber. 

              Glendalough Wild Rose Gin
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                Born from their head distiller’s love for his mother, Rose, Glendalough’s blush-pink gin is tinted with wild rose petals. The resulting flavors include lemon and blood orange with all the lush aromatics of fresh roses. Perfectly charming over ice, or mixed into your favorite gin cocktail. 

                Curio Fleur Spice
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                  A bouquet of flowers is always a gorgeous gift, but for your culinary-leaning love interest, give them a tin of flower-inspired spices instead. Bright, floral pink pepper, citrusy hibiscus, rose petals, and more floral spices combine for a seasoning that’s great on salmon or lamb, or sprinkled atop yogurt. 

                  Le Creuset Heart Cocotte
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                    We can’t imagine a more adorable kitchen gift than this mini cocotte in red enamel. The gold, heart-shaped knob is the cherry on top of this cutie, which is the ideal size for baking couple-sized dishes like cobblers or pot pies. Keep it on the stovetop for warm fuzzies all year long. 

                    Solid Wiggles Boozy Jelly Cake
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                      Send flowers to the one you love, but in the form of a jiggly, wiggly, booze-filled jelly cake. Make a statement with one of these mesmerizing confections made with a Campari lime jelly base, orange juice jelly, and sweet milk jelly flowers. It has about five percent alcohol, so make sure it lands in the right hands.

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