From unicorn cakes to cupcakes stamped with your favourite Hollywood crush, Flirt Cupcakes has a wide selection of goodies on their Valentines menu that are available for delivery or pickup from Feb 1-15.
Milk and Cookies Bakeshop has a great selection of meringues and cookies in their Valentines menu that are available for pickup. With a twist on an old classic, they even have ‘conversation heart’ macarons to ask your SO to “be mine”.
From Feb 1 – Feb 8, restaurants all across Canada and the US make special poutines to celebrate the glorious Canadian dish showcasing fries, cheese curds, and gravy. Foodies can then vote on their favourite creations on the La Poutine Week website.
While this quaint coffee shop might be small (10 seats), it makes up for it in high quality drinks! The friendly baristas consistently make great espressos, amazing chai lattes, and silky smooth hot chocolates. This shop makes a great grab-and-go cup of joe for local coffee enthusiasts.
At Credo Coffee, their mission is to serve each coffee with the highest possible standard of quality and taste. Not only is their coffee exceptional but they have created cozy spaces for people to relax, connect, and sip their favourite warm beverages.
Locations: Credo 104 (10134-104 st), Credo 124 (10350-124 St), Credo Rice Howard Way (10062-101A St)
This beautiful coffee shop serves up delicious espresso drinks in a cozy space with ample seating, making for a great destination to plug away at your laptop or chat with friends. If you’re looking for a mean cup of coffee and some tasty food, this a great place to check out!
With one of the city’s only year-round outdoor patios, Cafe Bicyclette serves incredible coffee that you can enjoy during all seasons. With 3 wood-burning fireplaces, you can cozy up with a delicious coffee and a comfy blanket any time of the year!
This boho-chique coffee shop’s mission is to keep things simple with consistent high quality coffee, service, and baked goods. Its beautiful interior has lots of space to warm up with your favourite drink and get cozy in your new home away from home!
Cafe Rista uses only the freshest coffee beans to make some of the best lattes and drip coffee in town. The space is small but well utilized for you to relax and enjoy a hot drink with someone special.
The Nook Cafe has a simple philosophy: “eat. drink. be cozy.”. And they’ve done just that! This cozy space with bright yellow accents is incredibly inviting. Paired with incredible coffee and awesome goodies, this coffee shop is a favourite among locals.
This coffee shop was created by 3 local friends and has become a smash hit in the Edmonton coffee scene. Not only will you find incredible coffee, but this cafe also sells locally made clothing and goods!
Bogani Cafe is a hidden gem on the southside that serves great coffee, a huge selection of teas, and really delicious food. It also boasts a big, open space which is ideal for studying, group projects, or enjoying the evening with some friends.
Location: 2023 111 St NW
For serious coffee lovers, we highly recommend checking out the Yeg Coffee blog to keep updated on the coffee community in Edmonton!
This year, Normand’s is hosting an exceptional 6 course New Years Menu set at two fixed prices: 6:00 pm seating is $90 and 9:00 pm seating is $100. Here you’ll find a tasty line-up of canapes, entrees, and desserts. I have my sights set on the AAA beef tenderloin paired with Alaskan King Crab legs!
The cozy Red Ox Inn is hosting a 4 course set New Years Eve Menu at $85/person, with the option of adding wine pairings for an additional $45. The menu sounds unreal and Red Ox Inn is known to hit the mark for awesome flavours!
If you’re craving delicious Italian food for the special night, Violino has an incredible 5-course NYE Menu at only $99/person. This cozy restaurant is set in a century-old mansion, giving guests an intimate and romantic experience.
Wildflower Grill is serving up a 6 course set-menu for the NYE Celebration at $85/person. This meal comes with welcome bubbles and an incredible line-up including lobster risotto, duck breast, and steak!