Don’t bore your Valentine (or Galentine) with convenience store-bought chocolates or a Redbox kind of night. There is no shortage of locally-made sweets and unique events to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Plano. Allow us to share our favorites:
Chef Katherine Clapner at Dude, Sweet Chocolate has outdone herself this month. She has created a sculptural South American 72% heart that is enclosed around Saigon cinnamon zeffir and strawberry pearls. This baby is $45 and will definitely make an impression on your gal or guy. The heart is limited edition: Only 200 were made, so call ahead to check on availability. Also available for Valentine’s Day are Love Potion #3, Passion Truffles, Praska Truffles and Eyetalian Chocolate Toffee.
The Kate Weiser Chocolate pop-up shop at Shops at Legacy has several new items created just for the Valentine’s holiday. The hollow Messenger Bear holds in its tummy a candy bar, chocolate covered cherries and a personalized message you create. The Heart Collection also features Kate’s signature splattter-painted chocolates in heart shapes. The shop leaves at the end of the month, so don’t delay if you haven’t stopped by yet.
ML Dubay’s Toffee Treats and Chocolate Sweets are made from scratch right here in Plano. The whimsical Martini Glass package comes with chocolate almonds cleverly disguised as green olives, a small bottle of vodka and Dirty Martini juice. The red Valentine’s Day gift bag comes in your choice of milk or dark chocolate almond toffee treats. The red Valentine’s Day gift box is a 1/2 pound combo of milk and dark chocolate almond toffee treats.
Amazeballz in the Downtown Plano Arts District will not only have adorably-decorated Valentine’s cake balls, decorated cookies and cookie cakes, but they will also be selling the only bouquet your dude is interested in, a bouquet of Bacon Roses. Call ahead to place your order.
This weekend will be ridiculously chockfull of fun, unexpected ways to spend time with your beloved or your besties without leaving Plano.
Friday and Saturday:
Death Imitates Art: A Valentine Murder Mystery at Rover Dramawerks
Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
Valentine’s painting classes at Bottle and Bottega for couples, single and adults
Cupid’s Arrow Valentine’s Dinner Sunset Cruise on Lake Texoma
Dark Hour Haunted House: Love is Blind
Adults-Only Skate Night at Thunderbird Roller Rink
Bring Your Boy to the Barre with The Barre Code, Dillas Quesadillas and Nine Band Brewing
BYOB Valentine’s Couples Sketching Class at Pipe and Palette
Girlfriends and Wine at Board & Brush
Pretty and Pink Tea Party at Chocolate Angel Café & Tearoom
Daddy-Daughter Date Night at Chick-fil-a
Valentine Gala at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano
Death by Chocolate Valentine’s Dinner at Ye Ole Butcher Shop
Partner Yoga at Yoga Tree Plano
Lovers and Lanes Couples Package at Pinstack
Valentine’s Beer Dinner at Holy Grail Pub
Valentine’s Dinner & Dancing at Sambuca 360
Valentine’s Date Night Package at Hyena’s Comedy Club