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Emily’s Valentine’s Day Picks for 2016

Valentine’s Day is fast upon us…

…and Zingerman’s Deli is incredibly giddy at the thought of Valentine’s sweets. Whether you’re shopping for your spouse, an unsuspecting crush, a friend, or family, we’ve got something to make them swoon and smile.

Custom Box of Chocolates

VD Custom Box of Chocolates

Make your valentine swoon with a loving assortment of chocolates. Our truffle case is a treasure trove of confections. Visit us in the Next Door Chocolate Corner to craft your sweetheart’s delight.

Our seasonal favorites include:

  • Sweet Gem’s Champagne Hearts filled with chocolate ganache drunk on Mawby’s Blanc de Blanc with an added splash of cognac.
  • Chocolate in Chelsea’s Balsamic Strawberry starts with a layer of jammy strawberry, topped w/dark chocolate ganache, and finished with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.
  • Grocer’s Daughter’s Honey Caramel Hearts are made of dark chocolate filled with honey caramel, sprinkled with smoked sea salt.
  • Chocolat Moderne’s Heart Collections feature an array of flavors blended with chocolate encased in colorful heart shapes.

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries and Marshmallows!

These special seasonal treats are limited in quantity.
Pre-order your chocolate dipped strawberries & marshmallows today in the Next Door or call 663-3354. Available for pick-up 2/12-2/14.

VD Chocolate Covered Marshmallows

Chocolate Covered Marshmallows
Zingerman’s Candy Manufactory Vanilla Marshmallows hand-dipped right here at the Deli in Michel Cluizel chocolate and coated in Zingerman’s Bakehouse Graham Crackers.

VD Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Plump ripe strawberries dipped in Michel Cluizel chocolate from France, adorned with your choice of white chocolate, toasted coconut or slivered almonds.

Tickets to the Valentine’s Day Wine & Chocolate Happy Hour

VD Smitten in the Mitten

Taste why we are smitten with wine and chocolate from the Mitten! Join us for a Michigan-centered happy hour featuring a trio of select Michigan-produced wines and a specially crafted sparkling wine cocktail paired with assorted chocolates that are hand-made by some of our beloved truffle-makers from the Great Lakes State. This is an excellent accompaniment to a dinner with your sweetheart.

Reserve a seat for 6pm

Reserve a seat for 8pm

Vosges Haut Chocolate, Exotic Chocolate Mini Library

Get lost in this chocolate lover’s library and explore a worldly assortment of flavors with a selection of bars featuring, Vosges founder, Katrina’s favorite chocolate pairings.

Spanish Drinking Chocolate

VD Spanish Drinking Chocolate

Cozy up to your valentine with this hot chocolate made so thick & chocolate-y you can stick a spoon up in it. So intoxicating you might want to sip this sitting down.

Comptoir du Cacao, Praline with Salted Caramel

Creamy milk chocolate filled with a paste of freshly ground nuts, thin crispy wafers and ribboned with salted butter caramel. What’s not to love?

Askinosie Chocolate, Tanzania Trio Gift Set

Express your affection for the cocao bean with this single-origin collection. Each bar features unique ingredients and is hand crafted using beans sourced directly from Askinosie’s cocoa farmer partners in Mababu, Tanzania.

Big Picture Farm, Goat Caramels

Soft caramels made with fragrant vanilla and creamy milk from a happy herd of pasture-raised goats. Smooth, buttery, with a complex sweetness. Packaged in a gift-worthy box adorned by adorable illustrations of the goats. Perfect for the sweetie in your life.

Chocolat Moderne, Chocolate Covered Cherries

Amarena Mon Amour! Flavorful Italian cherries bathed in a sophisticated, vodka-infused syrup concealed by smooth dark chocolate shell. Pleasantly tart, delicately sweet, and wonderfully juicy.

Chocolate Gelato Month

VD chocolate heat gelato


  • chocolate
  • vanilla
  • mint chip
  • rocky ride
  • chocolate heat (spicy)


  • johndoya
  • turtle
  • cherry chip sorbet
  • stone ground & salted
  • choc. balsamic strawberry

See you soon!