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Valentine's Day Like a Local

Dining | Shopping | Old Town Alexandria

Valentine's Day Like a Local Blog Feature

By: EYA Homes on February 13th, 2013

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Remembering your honey this Valentine's Day is a breeze in your EYA neighborhood. Within a short walk, you're moments from your pick of beautiful floral arrangements, delectable sweets or a gourmet dining experience. Read on for some local tips and specials.

Old Town Alexandria

Select a designer floral arrangement by Helen Olivia for your special someone. Add some bling to your Valentine’s bouquet for just $10 more. Valentine Day deliveries are still available, but don’t wait until the last minute!

Stop by Alexandria Cupcake and delight your loved one with an array of their acclaimed baked cakes. Choose from flavors such as Dark Chocolate, Red Velvet or their signature Rosewater.

Enjoy an evening of traditional Moroccan hospitality at Casablanca Restaurant. With tasty authentic Moroccan cuisine, romantic festive decor and belly dancing performances, it will be an evening your sweetheart won't soon forget!

Chancellor’s Row in Brookland, DC

At 12th St and Evarts St NE, discover this hidden gem for an assortment of brownies, cupcakes and pies at Divinely Decadent Desserts. You won't be disappointed with their scrumptious creations.

Or, indulge your sweetheart’s sweet tooth with pastries by Chez Hareg Bakery. For the chocolate lover, bring home a Chocolate Ganache Cake or a box of chocolate cupcakes. This shop offers diet-friendly, organic and vegan goods, too.

Add some spice to your Valentine’s dinner with tasty Cuban food and live music at local favorite Little Ricky’s. $45 cover per couple.

Surprise your special someone with a Valentine’s Day arrangement by local florist Pedals Ribbons & Beyond. Choose from one of their many arrangements including classic long stem red roses or a bouquet of roses, tulips and calcynia. Stop by their shop on 12th Street in Brookland across from Yes! Organic Market. Pick-up orders still available.

Mosaic District in Fairfax, VA

Love is in the air at Artisan Confections with their special heart design chocolates. Choose from delicious flavors such as peaches and cream, salted butter caramel and hazelnut Grand Marnier. Stop by their new Mosaic District shop to select your chocolate delight.

Our favorite local florist is Falls Church Florist on Broad Street. Stop by their shop to pick up a beautiful bouquet of roses, tulips or a mix of seasonal blooms. Pick-up orders still available.

Enjoy a Valentine’s Day Date Night with dinner and a movie at Mosaic District. Enjoy dinner at local favorite Four Sisters Vietnamese Restaurant then take in a show at the Angelika Film Center.

Whatever your pleasure, we hope you enjoy these very sweet spots, just steps from your new home!