Greer's Daily Dose
Cuckoo for Cocoa Lounge
Indulge in all things chocolate with your sweetheart at the Island Hotel’s dedicated Cocoa Lounge - The Ultimate Dessert and Wine Experience open daily from 6 to 10 p.m. through Sunday, Feb. 17.
At this dessert experience, enter into the Cocoa Lounge where a decadent dessert buffet and wine bar features an array of sweets created at the pastry shop and served with beautiful chocolate displays.
It costs $12 per person with purchase of an entree, or $18 per person for dessert only or $50 per person with your choice of two drinks (wine, Champagne or port) or a flight (three 2 oz. tastings of wine, champagne and port). Tax and gratuity are not included.
The Palm Terrace Private Dining Room at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach. 690 Newport Center Drive in Newport Beach. 949.759.0808
B. Mine Toffee Treats
Orange County’s original and beloved toffee maker, B. toffee just released a sweetheart set of B. mine treats for Valentine’s Day. The special package comes with both handcrafted milk chocolate and dark chocolate B. toffee, along with complimentary B. bits and a special recipe for a B. toffee Shareable Shake to whip up at home. Each gift set includes two 9-ounce canisters of B. toffee (one dark and one milk chocolate), one complimentary package of B. bits, recipe card and Valentine’s packaging, priced at $32 (plus tax and shipping, if applicable).
B. toffee is handmade by Betsy Thagard with only the finest ingredients, from savory butters, to premium Guittard and Callebaut chocolates.
B. toffee also offers custom Valentine’s boxes in any size, personalized with special sentiments, and even company logos.