To help you think outside the (chocolate) box for Valentine’s Day gifts for your sweetie, here’s a list of places to go shopping, wine, dine and be merry in and around Northampton.
Where: Bustleton Pike & Bristol Road, Churchville
What: The chef is offering a five course tasting menu for $45, plus the regular menu fare. The restaurant has 24 craft beers on tap and more than 200 craft bottles. Specials are available all weekend.
Where: 20 Richboro Newtown Rd., Newtown
What: Special a la carte menu features salads, seafood appetizers, pasta dishes and veal and lamb chops for entrées.
Where: 17 Cambridge Ln., Newtown
Tony’s Place Bar and Grille
Where: 1297 Greeley Ave., Warminster
What: Special chef’s menu includes lobster ravioli, surf & turf and heart-shaped tomato pies (Feb. 14-17). On Valentine’s Day, women receive complimentary box of chocolate truffles. Reservations strongly suggested.
Where: 1414 Old York Rd., Warminster
What: Large variety of Valentine’s Day-themed pastries and goodies. Chocolate covered strawberries, large and small heart-shaped strawberry shortcake and petit fore (small poundcake topped with delicious decorations and wrapped in a gold box, $10).
Villa Capri Ristorante & Bar
Where: 51 W. Court St., Doylestown
What: Sweethearts dinner for $45 (add bottle of wine for $20), includes one shared appetizer, two entrees and one shared dessert. An art show featuring local artist Tina Antonucci, wine and food pairings and live music begins at 9:30 p.m.
Maryanne Pastry Shoppe
Where: 499 East St., Doylestown
What: Lots of sweets and pastries to choose from, including cupcakes ($.95 to $2.25), chocolate strawberries ($1.25 each) and heart-shaped strawberry shortcake ($14.95).
CraftRite Clock Shoppe
Where: 1484 Churchville Rd., Southampton
What: 20 percent off all merchandise through Valentine’s Day.
Domenic Graziano Flowers & Gifts
Where: 60 James Way, Upper Southampton
What: A dozen roses with a variety of eight different colors ($80), plus numerous plush animals, balloons and chocolates.