15 Sips, Slurps and Sexy Bites for Love Season in Los Angeles

February is love season, all month long, and Los Angelians can cozy up on the beach, find a date night spot, or simply pick a decadent sweet treat to stroll the streets with their loved ones, or watch an intimate movie with while slurping away on melting ice cream and licking off frosting. Here are our favorite spots to treat yourselves in Los Angeles for Valentine's Day and love season.

Fresh Donuts Since 1982! A family owned donut shop that's been providing delicious, fluffy donuts for the community, including seasonal favorites. With cute decor like "Let's Quarantine" in fused hearts, and more, this is one thematic indulgence.

Relationship status? It's caffeinated. It's always latte season at the printed latte hotspot of all time. Love season notwithstanding some artistic prints, and there are so, so many more all year round.

Fun fact: cookies weigh 48 grams (that’s 1¾ oz) because the weigh each and every dough ball. The most indulgent cookies of LA! Using the best ingredients like Callebaut & Van Leer, Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla, AA sweet creamery butter. The Valentine's cookie is called Cupid with white chocolate chips, Valentine sprinkles, and a conversation heart on top.

Candy, ice cream, chocolates & baked goods, alongside sandwiches and more at this epic one stop shop. For Valentine's, don't miss their doughnuts boxes, pinked to perfection!

Gastronomy lovers always enjoy Jordan Kahn's Nordic menu with the marketplace open and even an inventive Valentine's picnic basket, all served with ingredient surprises and Instagrammable plating views (even at home!). The box includes the likes of Humboldt Fog cheese, thyme elderflower honey, cranberry red currant jam, chocolate devil's food cake and more.

Love is 24/7, so you can rely on these sweet indulgences all day long. A family feel, 24 hour cafe serving homestyle doughnuts, coffees and desserts, often with a surprisingly inventive and colorful flair! 

If the cute characters that change all the time don't grab your heart, go for a creature set for Lunar New Year & Valentine’s for an artsy macaroon and a tasty party for your mouth!

Chimney cakes are a crispy cylinder-shaped tower of dough loaded with the most decadent fillings and toppings, a traditional Hungarian food that is now available in sumptuous flavors and fillings in LA! Choose from cake glaze flavors like mocha sugar, coconut, cinnamon sugar and strawberry sugar (for Valentine's!) alongside fillings of cookie butter, peanut butter or Nutella, optionally with ice cream up top for a bonus! Strawberry or vanilla ice creams make it a perfect date night treat.

Legendary people-watching restaurant where celebrities sit between roses with sunglasses to nibble. The layered old fashioned red velvet cake with pink frosting is just what love day beckons for.

Handmade Mexican Pan Dulce, Cakes and more! With cupcakes and other treats that are decadent, our seasonal favorites include the pink strawberry amorcito concha with the chocolate Mexicano cookies. 

With elegant and thematically colored cakes, cupcakes, cookies, pies and bars are for the season of love inspired by the bohemian modern esthetic of Silver Lake. Plus, family owned and operated! 

Pitchoun! is a fine French bakery, pastry store & restaurant, in DTLA.  Fresh artisan breads and home-made pastries & cakes are a staple, alongside meals that are home-made daily from scratch, using house-made starter levain and organic or local ingredients, with traditional French recipes. Which calls for eclairs decorated for Valentine's: one red chocolate flavored and one pink vanilla flavored.

Authentically Italian spot known for its dough: hand made in Neapolitan tradition and fermented and proofed for 48 hours for the best pizza in town. Plus, can we say yes to MargHEARTita for date night?

La Duree Plant Based and has collaborated with Plant Food + Wine for the most beautiful Valentine’s Day gift: a plant-based Isaphan with a rose flavored macaron with rose petal and lychee cream, embellished with fresh raspberries. Designed as a communal gathering spot in a well lit nature's haven on Abbot Kinney Boulevard, acclaimed Chef Matthew McKenney's plant based concept goes high end with literal arts on a plate. 

Of course it is roses for Valentine's at The Rose Venice. Instagram favorite brunch and people watching spot offers more than just bottles of namesake wine and rose to go... check out their series of fun and flavorful lates, with  the thematic rose latte being the one for Valentine's: rose hibiscus, beet and sweetened with agave.

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