In case the red paper hearts in shop windows, the candy piled around the office or well, a calendar, haven’t alerted you to the fact, it’s Valentine’s Day, the day to show your honey some love with a sweet token. If you have yet to find said token or need a quick pick-up on the way home tonight, here are a few quick and easy gifts guaranteed to please:
Former Theo Chocolate chocolatier Autumn Martin has branched out on her own with her darling Hot Cakes, which features decadent little take-and-bake molten chocolate cakes in jars. Martin also crafts up a mean salted caramel sauce, as well as several vegan treat options, like the vegan dark chocolate genache topped with salted caramel. Grab two at any of these local specialty food marts (including Picnic, Pasta & co. and Theo), and pop them into the oven when you get home for a sweet celebration.
What better way to say “I love you, man” than with an exclusive “beer club” membership to SLU’s Brave Horse Tavern? For just 10 buck, your sweetie will enjoy special discounts at the pub’s Monday night Brew Nights, mug, opener and a sibscription to beer west magazine. Stop by Brave Horse to sign up.
River Song Jewelry
Madison Park jeweler River Song will be open special extended hours today from 10 a.m.- 6 pm. and is offering 40% off of her dainty and organic necklaces, bracelets and earrings.
The perfect spot to peruse for die-hard cooks and bath salt enthusiasts, Capitol Hill’s SugarPill offers an array of scented salts, chocolates, sweet terrariums, orchids and darling soaps; plus, owner Karyn Schwartz will packages up salts doled out from her giant apothecary drawers in gift-ready glass jars.
Need more gift ideas? Check out our guide to best gift shops in the city and go, go, go!
Photos courtesy of Hot Cakes, Brave Horse Tavern, River Song and SugarPill