Lovin' At Home - 12 Places for Valentine's Day Take Out
Get that lovin' on at home and show your sweetheart how much you care with a romantic Valentine's evening in. We've complied a list of Cupid-approved take-out options ranging from foreplay and the main event to the big finish...multi-course meals and decadent desserts that is! These picks are sure to help you get lucky on the day of romance and lovers.
A Bake Shop
This cute little sweet shop has several Valentine's Day confections to celebrate your love. The Cookie Cake ($35) is an 11”x11” heart-shaped mash-up of chocolate chip, double chocolate, lemon, funfetti, peanut butter, and oatmeal raisin. Other sweet treat options include the Valentine's Variety Box ($35), Rice Crispy Treat Variety Box, and Conversation Heart Macarons. 6007 N. 16th Street, Phoenix, 85016. Visit www.abakeshop.com to place your order.
This Cen-Pho staple has your sweet-tooth Love Day needs covered! Their Cupid's Cupcake Quartet comes with one each of Raspberry Chocolate Truffle, Raspberry Cheesecake, Strawberry Menage-a-Trois (GF), annd Choclate Salted Caramel (GF). They are also offering Two Cute To-Go Cakes, and Valentine's Day donuts and sugar cookies. Pick up these sweet treats and you're sure to get lucky! Urban Cookies is located at 2325 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, 85006. Visit www.urbancookies.com for more information
The fine folks at Rusconi's American Kitchen have put together a gourmet three course menu to-go! To start, choose from a Baby Field Green Salad with Goat Cheese Fritters or Lobster Bisque with Blue Crab Ravioli. Main Course options include- Roasted Rack of Lamb with Garlic and Herb Crust or San Joaquin Gold and Meyer Lemon Scented Herb Risotto or a 21-day Aged Filet of Beef Tenderloin. Dessert is Yin and Yang Crème Brûlée or Strawberry and Wild Blueberry Cheesecake or “The Elvis” which is a banana, peanut butter and chocolate parfait. Cost is $82pp, plus tax and gratuity. Place your order by calling 480.483.0009. Rusconi's is located at 10637 N. Tatum Boulevard, Phoenix, 85028. www.rusconiskitchen.com.
Nosh with your bae! Order a Date Night Board for pick-up from Simply Charcuterie. The board feeds two and includes a box of crackers, one soft and one hard cheese, nuts, assorted fruits and vegetables. All boards require 72 hour advance notice to order. Visit www.simplycharcuterie.com to order.
Make it fancy with the Surf, Turf & Vine take-out option from STK in Scottsdale. This take-out includes two 8-oz filets, grilled prawns, a Chocolate Lava Marshmallow Cake and a bottle of red or white wine (Justin Cabernet or Landmark Overlook Chardonnay). Price is $139. STK is located at 7134 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale 85251. For more information visit https://stksteakhouse.com/venues/scottsdale/ or call 480.581.5171.
This bakeshop is taking pre-orders for all things pink, red and sugary! Pick up a box of chocolate covered strawberries or the Sweet Heart Cake, a confectionary wonder of cake filled with light pink butter cream and topped with Oreo heart truffles, dipped Oreos, chocolate covered strawberries, macarons, sprinkles and more! The Eat Your Heart Out Dessert Box includes a Giant Decorated Heart Sugar Cookie, 2chocolate-covered strawberries, 1 dipped Oreo, 1 hot cocoa bomb and 2 geometric Oreo truffles all boxed up and tied with a festive ribbon. Perfect for gifting or wooing your loved one with a little sugar! Place your order online at www.abbiecakesco.com. Abbie Cakes is located at 5110 N. Dysart Road, Litchfield Park, 85340.
Put some spice into your Valentine's Day with take-out from Jalapeno Inferno. This “South of the Border” style special is available on Sunday, February 14 and includes, a starter choice choice of Guacamole, Espinaca or Ceviche; a main course of classic fajitas for two including choice of fresh vegetables, grilled chicken, grilled steak, giant Mexican shrimp or a combination of proteins. Dessert is Ta-Cookie, a huge cookie served in a cast iron skillet with vanilla bean ice cream, chocolate chips and chocolate sauce. Cost is $48 per couple. There are three Jalapeno Inferno locations, two in Scottsdale and one in Peoria. Visit www.jalapenoinferno.com for information.
Chilte Tacos, in collaboration with Benny Blanco Tortillas
How about a bouquet of hot tamales for your hot tamale! Chilte Tacos has collaborated with Benny Blanco Tortillas on these dessert tamales. The unique horchata and fresh (strawberry) tamale is sure to put you in the mood with mind-blowing deliciousness. Pre-orders opening soon. Follow @chilte_tacos on Instagram for details.
Tracy Dempsey Originals and ODV Wines
Celebrate your sweetie with dinner for two from Tracy Dempsey Originals and ODV Wines. Choose the pre-cooked dinner or select the cook-your-own option with all the ingredients and recipes to cook something up together. The prepared Romantic Dinner for 2 ($90) includes a Mini Cheese Board, Bœuf Bourguignon with Noble Bread and Roasted Veggies with Herb Butter, plus an assortment of treats for dessert. The Cook-Your-Own option ($90) includes a Crostini Kit and the ingredients to create a Sexy Galette (choice of vegetarian or chèvre, mushrooms and bacon) and a Salade d’amour with greens, candied pecans, fresh strawberries & vinaigrette, plus chocolate fondue with all the dippers. Deadline for pre-order is February 8 at 5 p.m. with curbside pick-up on Saturday, February 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wines also available! To order and to get more details at visit tracydempseyoriginals.com.
Peacock Wine Bar
This Gilbert wine bar is offering a special Valentine’s Day package for take out. The Valentine's Day special includes one bottle of red or white wine or champagne, a lovers charcuterie board for two and six decorated chocolate covered strawberries, all for $60. Additional bottles of wine are available for only $15. Peacock Wine Bar is located at 1525 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert 85234. Visit www.peacockwinebar.com or call 480.590.1586 for more information.
This veteran-owned, local craft cidery is offering a Valentine-themed edition of its weekly Cider Bomb. The Chocolate Covered Strawberry Bomb is made from Cider Corps’ bone-dry cider and a flavor-packed fruit puree. It comes in a 32-oz can ($15) and is available online for pick up at the taproom. This option is the perfect accompaniment to a romantic at-home dinner and even pairs well with dessert! Availability is limited and online sales start at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 12. Cider Corps is located in Downtown Mesa at 31 S. Robson Street. Visit www.cidercorpsaz.com for more information.
Trapp Haus BBQ
Break out your elastic waist band comfies and dig in to this Valentine's Day to-go special from Trapp Haus, it's sure to get you a “hunka hunka burning love!” this Valentine’s Day? This three-course date night dinner for two includes a fresh Spring Salad, Short Rib Pot Pie or Seafood Pot Pie and Bourbon-Glazed Chocolate Coconut Bread Pudding all for $46.99! Call 602-466-5462 to order. For more information visit www.trapphausbbq.com.Trapp Haus BBQ is located at 511 E. Roosevelt Street, Phoenix 85004.