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Where to Find Heart Shaped Anything on Feb. 14

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It's no secret that the restaurant industry gets a little lovesick this time of year (Eater, for its part, just tends to get a little sick, as Feb. 14 is just about the worst time to head out to a restaurant). But there is something amusing about a restaurant or bakery's tendency to make just about anything they can heart-shaped, whether it be pizza, cake pops, or burgers. Here are 11 places to indulge in a little heart-shaped cheesiness this week.
—Adele Chapin


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Baked & Wired

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1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-2500
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Baked & Wired's Valentine's heart-shaped Big Ass Conversation Cookies with a buttercream glaze and sugar cookie dough are super sweet, but the cheeky sentiments written on them are less so. Think "I'd Do Me" instead of "Be Mine."

2. Paul Bakery

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1000 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 524-4860
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Pick up a heart-shaped, chocolate ganache-covered raspberry mousse and vanilla sponge cake for two at all of Paul's bakery locations from now through Saturday, February 16. The $14.95 Cœur d’Amour cake is decorated with French-y phrases like “Toi & Moi" and "Je t’aime,” or just plain ol' “You & Me" in English.

3. Buzz Bakery

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818 N Quincy St, Ste. 102
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 650-9676
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Cake pops get even cutesier for Valentine's Day with Buzz Bakery's heart-shaped versions, available at both bakery locations in Alexandria and Ballston. The $3.25 cake and buttercream pops are dipped in either white or dark chocolate.

4. Assaggi Mozzarella Bar

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4838 Bethesda Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 951-1988
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A raspberry heart tops Assaggi Mozzarella Bar's warm chocolate tortino dessert special for Valentine's Day, served over white chocolate fondue.

5. Famous Luigi's

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1132 19th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 331-7574
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Note to pizza lovers and lovers alike: all pizzas for two sold at Famous Luigi's Pizza on Valentine's Day will be heart-shaped.

6. Z-Burger

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3301 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 599-0400
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Couples at Z-Burger have to kiss at the register to take advantage of the Valentine's Day special buy one, get one free offer. Their reward? A free heart-shaped burger with the purchase of any burger. This deal is available at Z-Burger locations in Columbia Heights, Tenleytown, Southwest and The Avenue at White Marsh in Baltimore.

7. Sugar Magnolia

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3417 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 244-7995
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Heart-shaped items at Ripple's Sugar Magnolia bakery lean traditional: here you can find a red velvet fudge heart-shaped cake.

8. Radius Pizza

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3155 Mt Pleasant St NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 234-0202
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Also doing the heart shaped pizza thing: Radius Pizza. The Mt. Pleasant neighborhood joint will offer them all night long on Thursday for $12.

9. Righteous Cheese

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1309 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20002
Head to one of Righteous Cheese's We Heart Cheese classes and sample cheese, sip on champagne and enjoy accompaniments including heart-shaped shortbread.

10. Society Fair

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277 S Washington St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-3247
Pick up one of Society Fair's "Crazy Without You" Date Night bags, and among the coq a vin and wine, you'll find a heart-shaped Camembert with lemon curd ($100).

11. P.O.V. Lounge

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515 15th St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
At POV, couples can take in views of the Washington Monument while lounging in the rooftop bar's heart-shaped "love seat." Reservations for a two hour window can be made by emailing kendal.berner at whotels dot com.

1. Baked & Wired

1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW, Washington, DC 20007
Baked & Wired's Valentine's heart-shaped Big Ass Conversation Cookies with a buttercream glaze and sugar cookie dough are super sweet, but the cheeky sentiments written on them are less so. Think "I'd Do Me" instead of "Be Mine."
1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW
Washington, DC 20007

2. Paul Bakery

1000 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
Pick up a heart-shaped, chocolate ganache-covered raspberry mousse and vanilla sponge cake for two at all of Paul's bakery locations from now through Saturday, February 16. The $14.95 Cœur d’Amour cake is decorated with French-y phrases like “Toi & Moi" and "Je t’aime,” or just plain ol' “You & Me" in English.
1000 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

3. Buzz Bakery

818 N Quincy St, Ste. 102, Arlington, VA 22203
Cake pops get even cutesier for Valentine's Day with Buzz Bakery's heart-shaped versions, available at both bakery locations in Alexandria and Ballston. The $3.25 cake and buttercream pops are dipped in either white or dark chocolate.
818 N Quincy St, Ste. 102
Arlington, VA 22203

4. Assaggi Mozzarella Bar

4838 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
A raspberry heart tops Assaggi Mozzarella Bar's warm chocolate tortino dessert special for Valentine's Day, served over white chocolate fondue.
4838 Bethesda Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814

5. Famous Luigi's

1132 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Note to pizza lovers and lovers alike: all pizzas for two sold at Famous Luigi's Pizza on Valentine's Day will be heart-shaped.
1132 19th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

6. Z-Burger

3301 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20010
Couples at Z-Burger have to kiss at the register to take advantage of the Valentine's Day special buy one, get one free offer. Their reward? A free heart-shaped burger with the purchase of any burger. This deal is available at Z-Burger locations in Columbia Heights, Tenleytown, Southwest and The Avenue at White Marsh in Baltimore.
3301 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20010

7. Sugar Magnolia

3417 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009
Heart-shaped items at Ripple's Sugar Magnolia bakery lean traditional: here you can find a red velvet fudge heart-shaped cake.
3417 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009

8. Radius Pizza

3155 Mt Pleasant St NW, Washington, DC 20010
Also doing the heart shaped pizza thing: Radius Pizza. The Mt. Pleasant neighborhood joint will offer them all night long on Thursday for $12.
3155 Mt Pleasant St NW
Washington, DC 20010

9. Righteous Cheese

1309 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Head to one of Righteous Cheese's We Heart Cheese classes and sample cheese, sip on champagne and enjoy accompaniments including heart-shaped shortbread.
1309 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20002

10. Society Fair

277 S Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Pick up one of Society Fair's "Crazy Without You" Date Night bags, and among the coq a vin and wine, you'll find a heart-shaped Camembert with lemon curd ($100).
277 S Washington St.
Alexandria, VA 22314

11. P.O.V. Lounge

515 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20004
At POV, couples can take in views of the Washington Monument while lounging in the rooftop bar's heart-shaped "love seat." Reservations for a two hour window can be made by emailing kendal.berner at whotels dot com.
515 15th St. NW
Washington, DC 20004

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