Local Valentine's Finds
Cakes, cookies and crickets? Great Valentine's-themed finds in Nashville.
Written By: Nashville Lifestyles
Photographers: The Tennessean
Christie Cookies New Decadent Collection
Nashville company Christie Cookies has introduced a new collection of confections made by hand with only the best Belgian chocolate. Order from Christie Cookies and spoil your Valentine this year with some Double Chocolate Caramels or some Crunchy Almond Toffee. Available online at christiecookies.com.
Valentine’s Flowers at OSHi
Wow the one you love with a stunning arrangement from international floral décor studio OSHi. Owner Perri Crutcher has designed floral arrangements for famous figures like Princess Diana, Jackie Kennedy, and Nicole Kidman, so your Valentine is sure to feel special with one of his bouquets. (217 A Sixth Avenue North & 150 Third Avenue South). More information at oshiflowers.com.
Randy’s Famous Cheesecake for the Cure
Indulge guilt-free with Randy’s Famous Cheesecake this Valentine’s. Now through the 14th, Randy’s will donate $10 of each whole cheesecake sold to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The cheesecakes are available at his café in Hendersonville (115 Stadium Drive) as well as inside the Nashville Farmers’ Market (900 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard).
Valentine’s Treats for the Nashville Zoo Animals
Who ever said Valentine’s Day was just for us humans? Watch the Nashville Zoo show their animals some love with Valentine’s themed treats like cricket-filled paper hearts and fruity gelatin and enjoy the day with the whole family. (3777 Nolensville Pike).
Share the Love with TLCake
Tender Loving Cake is a company worth supporting this Valentine’s Day: for every one bundt cake you purchase, they donate one to the Food Bank of your choice. Treat your Valentine to a delicious Cinnamon Pecan cake and have one sent over to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. Sounds like a perfect way to spread the love this Valentine’s Day. Order online at tenderlovingcake.com.
Dinner for Two at Porta Via
Enjoy Porta Via’s three-course Valentine’s meal at a great deal: only $60 per couple with specially priced wines to match. The love day deal is available at both their Belle Meade (21 White Bridge Road, 615-356-0001) and Cool Springs (3301 Aspen Grove, Franklin, 615-771-7747) locations. Reservations are required. More information at eatportavia.com.
Valentine’s Weekend at the Listening Room Cafe
Can’t celebrate Valentine’s on the 14th? Don’t let that stop you from celebrating at all! Join the Listening Room Café February 14th through the 16th for a 4-course meal and live music to set the romantic mood. Reservations are recommended and can be made at (615) 259-3600 or listeningroomcafe.com
— Compiled by Jane Taylor