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10 Edible Valentine's Day Gifts to Win the Holiday

From Engraved Tomahawk Steaks to Heart-Shaped Ravioli

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Quick update.

We've checked with the powers that be and, yes, Valentine's Day is still happening this year.

Sorry if you've been caught off guard, but we're here to get you back on guard.

Below you will find 10 of the best edible and potable Valentine's Day gifts on this planet or any other. We're talking about engraved tomahawk chops, heart-shaped ravioli, weirdly romantic pastrami and spicy cocoa, all available to be packed up and shipped to you or a special someone just in time for your material displays of love.

Of course, there's no relationship requirement to enjoy anything you see here, so self-gifting is also encouraged. Because, sometimes, the best tomahawk chops and pastrami sandwiches are the ones you don't have to share.

pat lafrieda valentine's day tomahawk chop
Patrick Dunford

Your Valentine probably isn't expecting this 40-ounce dry-aged black Angus beef tomahawk steak that looks like a prop from The Flintstones. And they're definitely not expecting it to be engraved with a personalized message on the bone. But they are probably expecting you to cook it for them. $172, Pat LaFrieda

kroma spicy passion latte

Spicy Passion Latte sounds like something that could come in handy on Valentine's Day. So here's this spicy, antioxidant-rich dark cacao that's spiked with spices and superfoods shown to stimulate libido, defy aging, enhance mood and support immunity. $45, Kroma

four roses bourbon and osmo salt

For anyone who's "not a flowers person" but is definitely a bourbon person, here's a bottle of Four Roses Small Batch bourbon paired with Osmo's Toasted Vanilla Bourbon finishing salt. The pairing they never knew they needed. $61, ReserveBar

nonna dora's heart shaped ravioli

The nonna behind Nonna Dora's Pasta Bar in NYC makes these heart-shaped ravioli by hand. They're striped with beet puree for color, stuffed with Italian ricotta and served with saffron cream sauce. $100, Goldbelly

Fishwife smoked fish tins

If you gift your Valentine a bunch of smoked, tinned fish, you might be the first person to ever give someone a bunch of smoked, tinned fish for Valentine's Day. It's a bold move, but also pretty fail-safe when you're choosing family-fished Arctic salmon, high-quality rainbow trout from Idaho and lemon-laced sardines from Cornwall, England. $30+, Fishwife

Milk Bar truffles
Milk Bar

Milk Bar's assorted truffle box features 18 decadent truffles across three flavors: red velvet cheesecake, birthday cake and chocolate. $56, Milk Bar

Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Bourbon and Compartés Limited Edition Chocolate Collection Bundle

If one bourbon gift isn't enough, here's another. Woodford Reserve teamed up with Compartès to make this four-piece truffle collection meant to be paired with Woodford Reserve Double Oaked. And hey, look at that: It comes with the exact bottle you need. $88, ReserveBar

Katz's Deli Valentine's Day Pastrami
Katz's Deli

Whether you have a Valentine or not, this is just a smart purchase. It's two pounds of Katz's legendary pastrami (the most sensual of all the salted, cured meats), plus all the necessary accoutrements, including heart-shaped rye bread, mustard, Russian dressing and crunchy pickles. Also enclosed: a chocolate babka, cinnamon rugelach and a chocolate egg cream scented candle to set the mood. $145, Katz's Delicatessen 

marky's caviar

This premium Osetra caviar comes from northern Israel and was curated by Marky’s and two-time Top Chef winner Buddha Lo. And it comes in Valentine's Day-friendly packaging. Gift this with blinis and a bottle of wine, and suggest that you open it together. $100, Marky's

glendalough rose gin

Glendalough Rose Gin is distilled with wild roses and has notes of sweet spices and citrus. It looks good in a glass but also does fine work in a Gin & Tonic. $34, ReserveBar

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