8 Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Foodies: Philly Small Business Edition

Nothing speaks love more than food! Valentine’s Day is coming up and it is time to start thinking about gifts. Take the traditional chocolate up a notch with these delicious gift ideas, all made by small businesses right in Philadelphia!

1. Okie Dokie Donuts 

Based in South Philly, these artisan doughnuts use 100% gluten free ingredients. With a variety of original flavors from Honey & Cream, Persimmon Spice, and Chocolate Rose – these fresh pastries are a must try! Additionally, they also have vegan options. They also have various satellite locations throughout Philly. If you are in the area, make sure to stop by and pick up these delicious doughnuts to say I love you on February 14th

2. Zsa’s Ice Cream

“Seriously from Scratch” not only applies to how their ice cream is made, but also how the business was built and worked on from the very first day. Zsa’s handmade ice cream aims to serve the community with approachable modern takes on classic favorites. They are currently closed to plan and prep for the Spring, but will be re-opening back up on February 5th. Either stop by in store, or order some tasty pints online. And if you cannot pick just one flavor, take a look at the Zsa’s Ultimate Ice Cream Kit, which comes with three different pints and two different ice cream sandwiches!

3. Go Popcorn Philly

Hand crafted, gourmet popcorn? Say no more! Go Popcorn Philly also uses 100% vegan, and non-GMO ingredients to make their delicious bags. With new sweet and savory flavors every week, there is plenty of options to choose from. Visit their site to order your handmade, flavorsome popcorn today.

4. Tuck-ins

S’mores, but make them Inside-Out! Tuck-ins are roastable, Inside-Out S’mores already assembled on sticks. With crunchy graham cracker and decadent chocolate inside a handmade, fluffy marshmallow – they are a s’more lover’s dream! Tuck-ins come in various flavors: Classic S’mores, Cookies & Cream, Peanut Butter Cup, and Gluten-Free/Vegan options in Classic S'more and French Toast. The 10 Piece Tuck-ins Bouquet allows you to mix and match all our flavors to create an adorable (and delicious) Valentine’s Day gift! Click here to shop now and use code LOVE15 for 15% off.

5. Sweet Bar

The Sweet Bar makes the most beautiful cakes, cupcakes, and more! They are currently accepting pre-orders for Valentine’s Day and can add custom touches. Text 267-265-8491 or visit @toniasweetbar on Instagram to check out the Valentine’s Day specials and order today.

6. TLDC Strawberries

Based in Northeast Philadelphia, at TLDC happiness is berry-shaped. They make the most creative and delicious chocolate covered strawberries! With various topping options, filled strawberries, and themed orders – you will be sure to create the most unique chocolate covered strawberries experience. Check them out at @tldc.strawberries on Instagram to keep up with her available date options and pre-order for Valentine’s Day.


7. Crumb & Cow

Beautiful and yummy charcuterie boards, boxes, and tables to say how much you mean to me! If a charcuterie board is not a part of your Valentine’s Day plans, perhaps it will be once you check out Crumb & Cow’s artfully created orders. They are based in Center City but take orders online through their website or email. Visit their site to browse through the plentiful of options and order your own for this holiday. 

8. Good Good Chocolates

This chocolate looks too perfect to eat, but trust me once you start you will not stop! These chocolates are made in house, by hand with the freshest ingredients. The seasonal assorted bon bon’s box comes with dark chocolate coconut, milk chocolate olive oil, raspberry pistachio, and speculoos cookie butter chocolates. It is the cutest Valentine’s Day gift, so make sure you visit their site to place your order.

Tag us on Instagram @tuck.ins or Facebook @TuckInsFoods and tell us what treats you are gifting this Valentine's Day!
By Shivani Acharya

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