VALENTINE'S DAY Gifting Time
By: Marina Kennedy Posted: February 1 2021
This year, even more than ever, it's important to celebrate the people we care about including special valentines, galantines, and beloved family members. We have compiled a gift list that can be used for everyone you adore including your besties with a sweet tooth, home cooks, indoor gardeners, coffee drinkers, or your favorite wine and spirit lovers. Our readers will appreciate the top-notch selection has a wide variety of price points and the items can be ordered online.
Mochidoki - For a decadent and colorful Valentine's Day dessert, Mochidoki SoHo (the brand's flagship shop) offers seasonal and signature mochi ice cream, available in boxes of 4, 12, and 24 for takeout and delivery (starting at $10 for 4 pieces). For Valentine's Day (available through February), Mochidoki unveiled a brand new Valentine's Day Creations Collection, including Black Forest (cherry chocolate mochi, chantilly cream, dark chocolate gateau, dried Morello cherries), Hazelnut Rocher (chocolate hazelnut mochi, toasted hazelnuts, feuilletine, edible gold), Cinnamon Mocha (espresso mochi, cinnamon meringue, dark chocolate glaçage, edible silver leaf), and Chocolate Strawberry (strawberry mochi, chocolate glaçage, white chocolate curls, strawberry cream). Mochidoki also just released a new limited-edition flavor, Cherry Chocolate, featuring cherry and vanilla ice cream swirled with dark chocolate chips for a delicate balance of creaminess and crunch, with subtle hints of black cherry flavor. Available for takeout at Mochidoki SoHo (176 Spring St.) or via an array of delivery platforms (GrubHub, Postmates, Seamless, Doordash); or order online at https://mochidoki.com/.