Valentine's Day on Alberta Avenue

Eeeeek! It's Valentine's Day on Wednesday (wasn't it just Christmas?!). Need some ideas? Don't worry, whether it's a first date or your 1000th date, we've got you covered!

Getting cozy with a cup of coffee and a sweet treat is perfect for a first date or for a casual evening out with your Valentine.

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The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse is serving up Intelligentsia coffee and has a wide range of specialty drinks, tea and baked goods. They also host a variety of locally made jewelry, clothing, art, and pottery if you need a last minute gift.

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Nothing says love like French baking. The best part, you don't have to do the baking! Passion de France has a wide selection of tarts, cakes, cookies and of course, macarons!  

If a meal is more what you're after, Alberta Avenue is home to a number of restaurants that will tantilize your tastebuds. 

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Okay, so BBQ might not be the most romantic food, but it's delicious! There's no denying Sloppy Hoggs Roed Hus has some of the best BBQ in the city. Or, spice up your Valentine's Day dinner at El Rancho Spanish Restaurant.

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Or try out one of these mouth watering restaurants:
Battista's Calzone
Mama Asha Cafe
Lan's Asian Grill
T & D Noodle House
Jasmine Bell Cafe

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Looking to really impress? Head down to Myhre's Music and get the necessities to serenade your sweetie. You might not become a virtuso overnight, but it's the thought that counts!

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Or perhaps a book of poetry from Wee Book Inn will do the trick!