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8 sweets from around the world for Valentine's Day

DH Vancouver Staff Feb 11, 2015 11:55 am

In our opinion, Valentine’s Day is a chance to eat our favourite sweets… and a lot of them! Vancouver offers a variety of different treats from around the world. No matter where you’re from or what your relationship status is like, treating yourself to a delectable dessert from home can brighten your day. Add a dash of savings, and you’ve got the best Valentine’s Day yet.

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1. French Pastries – Patisserie Bordeaux


French pastries and chocolate are hard to turn down and when they look as decadent as they taste, Valentine’s Day or not, it’s a date.

  • SocialShopper deal: From $7 for any seven-inch specialty pie, choice of apple, pear, apricot or sour cherry & peach or $15 worth of French pastries and chocolates (up to 53% off).

2. Swiss Fondue – Capstone Tea & Fondue, Robson


Very few things in life are more wonderful than dipping things into cheese or chocolate. The Swiss definitely know what they were doing!

  • SocialShopper deal: From $13.95 for chocolate fondue with fresh fruit & assorted pastries or cheese fondue with artisan pastries for two people at Capstone Tea & Fondue – Robson Location (50% off).

3. French Truffle and Macaron Making – Professor and the Pigeon


An activity around making and tasting authentic Parisian truffles and macarons? There’s no thinking required for this one… party for one (or two)!

  • SocialShopper deal: Authentic hands-on Parisian truffle or macaron-making class for one or two, including French meringues tasting, specialty drinks and much more from $45 (up to 57% off).

4. Brazilian BrigadeirosVan Sweet


Nothing speaks to your appetite, your senses, or your heart like chocolate. For a special occasion, a traditional chocolate dessert from Brazil is a definite win.

5. Canadian Fusion Frozen Yogurt – Styo Dessert


It’s cold, it’s delicious, and it’s 52% off. Located in the West End, Styo Dessert offers a healthy and fresh twist to anyone in need of this classic frozen delight.

  • SocialShopper deal: From $8 for two large frozen yogurt parfaits or two savoury waffles with choice of frozen yogurt or drinks (up to 52% off).

6. International Crepes – Moii Café


From banana and Nutella to barbecue chicken and cheese, Moii Café has got something for everyone providing Japanese, Taiwanese, French and California-style crepes.

  • SocialShopper deal: $14 for savoury or sweet crepes & drinks for two people (value up to $31.50).

7. English High Tea – Capstone Tea & Fondue, Richmond


Bring your Valentine, your bestie or your hairdresser; this English tradition is definitely an afternoon worth sharing.

  • SocialShopper deal: High tea with traditional English scones, savoury sandwiches and desserts for two or four people, starting at $28 (53% off).

8. Vietnamese Chè – Chè-Licious Desserts & Snacks


A scrumptious Vietnamese dessert, Chè consists of real fruits, jellies, beans with coconut milk or coconut juice base and sweetened with natural palm sugar.

  • SocialShopper deal: $14 for two Vietnamese subs, appetizer and Chè dessert for two people (Value $26.75).


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