21 Of The Best Food Delivery Boxes For Fine Dining At Home This Valentine’s Day

Eat like the Italians, with this Soho restaurant’s monthly-changing regional food box and allow yourself to be transported from Tuscany to Veneto.

Choose between ‘Campo’ (vegetarian), ‘Maccellaio’ (meat), and ‘Mare’ (sea) three-course menus. In February, boxes will be a hearty fare for one of the coldest months of the year. Expect baked scallops with parmesan, lemon, thyme and pumpkin ‘in saor’ to start, followed by warming mains of Maiale al latte – a signature northern Veneto dish where pork shoulder is cooked long and slow in milk and spices. For the veggies, there’s the restaurant favourite spinach and ricotta malfatti with brown butter and sage. To finish, a generous portion of Tiramisu, a household favourite and a dessert said to have originated in the Venetian city of Treviso.

For Valentine’s Day, their San Valentino feast has you starting in Venice with DIY white peach bellinis, before journeying south to

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The best Valentine’s Day food gifts for guys

I’ve never been one to scoff at fresh flowers or chocolate (dark chocolate, in case anyone I know is reading). But if you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day food gift with a little more meat on its bones, there are endless options to whet even a caveman-esque appetite. The internet is chock-full of edible gift ideas for the big guy in your life, from cured beef bouquets (you read that right) to fine artisan sauces, boxes of high-end beef cuts and even Valentine’s Day-themed bagels fresh from a New York bakery. A good bottle of bourbon or cologne is always fun to unwrap but, honestly, you can probably do a little better if you put your mind to it — and we’re willing to help.

Yup. We tied on our napkin and rolled up our sleeves to serve you up some of the best food gift ideas for the boys

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Breakfast Specials: Quick Breads and Pastries to Help You Start Your Day

Herbert M. Pickett

If you generally only indulge on weekends—or when the coffee-shop display proves irresistible—we have a rousing wake-up call: You can make these treats yourself, and most of those indulgent goodies you love can be made any day of the week. Several can be made ahead and frozen, then defrosted overnight and baked off while you shower. Our chocolate-hazelnut take on monkey bread actually tastes better if you make it the night before and leave the yeasted dough in the refrigerator overnight. Next morning, just bring the dough to room temperature and bake.

A couple of these sweets are made using store-bought all-butter puff pastry. It’s one of those things our food editors’ always keep in the freezer. It works beautifully in sweet breakfasts like our tempting take on that supermarket staple, the toaster pastry (Note: our version is baked in the oven like the rest of these treats.). And store-bought

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