Looking for something unique, local and unexpected for Valentine’s Day? Drop in to Stanley Marketplace (2501 N. Dallas St., Aurora), the urban food hall, marketplace and small business collective where the independent 50+ businesses have a variety of offers for the cupid-themed holiday. Don’t forget most of these items can also be purchased and delivered using the innovative Stanley Delivers service:
Dine and Shop at Stanley:
Several Stanley retailers are offering 20% off one full priced item when you show a Stanley restaurant dining receipt on Saturday Feb 13th and Sunday Feb 14th.
Elita is offering Beef Wellingtons for Valentine’s Day; ready to bake and serve, these beauties will come with cooking instructions. The puff pastry is filled with beef filet mignon, mushroom duxelle, and a hint of duck Pate; they are $16.99 each and Elita will have a variety of veggies, duck confit potatoes and smoky rainbow chard options to accompany.
Sweet Gold Juice is running a “colors of love” sale on the Summer Glow and Rooted Love juices: get them 2 for $12.00 on Valentine’s Day.
Trunk Nouveau is embracing gratitude for Valentine’s Day with hearts available for guests to write notes of gratitude to be displayed around the store. A suggested $1donation goes to #DenverFeedItForward, a nonprofit who purchases meals from local restaurants to feed first responders.
Trunk Nouveau is also collaborating with Miette et Chocolat to produce I Heart You boxes, a heart-shaped box that is hand-curated by Trunk Nouveau and Miette and filled with fun gifties such as fuzzy socks, soft scrunchies, a perfume sampler and truffles. Each box is unique and thoughtfully themed and hand-packed in a heart-shaped box with paper shreds and ceramic heart confetti. $28 and also available on https://www.stanleydelivers.com
Aktiv is running 20% off all Moonchild Yoga in addition to the 20% off with dining receipt promotion.
Clementine’s (Stanley location only) is offering the “Lashes and Hearts a Flutter,” $75 for a Yumi Lash Lift with Evelyn, Destiney or Steph. This offer is good through March 1st ; please reserve by calling the salon at (720) 328-3594.
Cheluna is brewing up a chocolate covered strawberry Kölsch for Valentines, to be released Friday 2/12/21. They’ll also have on offer a limited supply of chocolate covered cacahuates con chilé y limón: the house made spicy lime peanuts coated in milk chocolate.
Mondo Market is offering an elegant 3-course meal to treat your sweetie at home. The meals for two can be ordered online; meals are $75 with a Valentine’s Day Cheese Board and bottle of Prosecco offered as optional add-ons. Orders must be placed by 6pm on Monday 2/8.
Poppy & Pine will be offering an array of flowers, candy and gifts for that special someone. We like the Modern Designers Choice for a unique-looking and sleek arrangement; you can also find Valentine’s-themed candy, candles, self-care items and home gifts.
June Ruby in addition to the Dine at Stanley 20% off promotion has created a Valentine’s Day gifting section with options ranging from jewelry to spa items to skincare to socks and PJs. Don’t forget to add in a Valentine’s Day card; these items are all available for home delivery on Stanley Delivers, too.
Rosenberg’s Bagels & Delicatessen will be offering several sweet treats, including the traditional Jewish pocket cookie hamantashen. All weekend long, from Saturday and Sunday of Valentine’s weekend, choose from the chocolate striped cherry hamantashen, linzer hearts, sweetheart message cookies, and a special Valentine’s Day take on the classic deli favorite the Black & White cookie: grab a Red & White or Pink & White cookie, available in 3-packs. Look to the cookie! Call them at (303) 955-0466 to learn more or to order a box of treats directly.
Miette et Chocolat brings the sophistication of a French patisserie to the masses with their artful, inventive chocolate creations, and for Valentine’s Day they’ve got a few options:
- Love Bars are available in Strawberry chocolate with pistachios and white chocolate with Oreo cookies ($17 each)
- The Spread Love Box is a box with a variety of 3 different spreads, hazelnut, almond and caramel, 8 oz each, and they come with an adorable wooden spread knife/paddle. $37
- Caramel kisses are delicious kissable chocolate lips filled with salted caramel, available individually or in a 5-piece box. Individual $4.60, box is $26
- Randy the Unicorn is an all-chocolate figurine filled with Valentines candy and chocolate pebbles. Randy comes in a box with a little wooden mallet to crack him open for candy-filled delight. $33
- On the pastry side, they’re offering the Heart for Two, a bright red, heart-shaped chocolate mousse cake serving from 2 to 4 people depending on how big your sweet tooth is $25. Miette also has a wide variety of Valentine’s decorated and themed pastries and individual desserts in the pastry case for grab-n-go.
Comida (2501 Dallas Street at Stanley Marketplace) is offering several options from breakfast to cocktails. Skip the candlelit dinners and instead order ahead to pick up the makings for a romantic Valentine’s Breakfast in Bed with Take and Bake Chilaquiles for 2. Pick up the kit from Comida and finish in your own over at home; pair it with a bottle of Cava and a side of Comida’s grapefruit ginger syrup to make your own Comida Comosas at home. Comida is also offering offering three special cocktails for the day: the Comida RosaRita with Codigo Rosa tequila, hibiscus and vanilla bean agave $12; the Pama Coin, a fresh take on a margarita with Altos Plata tequila, Pama pomegranate liqueur and fresh squeezed lime $9; and the Love Potion, a wine-based cocktail with Gazela Vinho Verde, Pama liqueur and fresh pineapple and grapefruit $10. Call 303-484-1632 to learn more, or place your order online.