60 THE QUEENS COURIER • VALENTINE’S DAY • FEBRUARY 1, 2018 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT WWW.QNS.COM
10 Queens confectioneries that will
satisfy your Valentine’s sweetheart
BY MADELINE NELSON
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Valentine’s Day is about celebrating the
sweetest people in your life, and to some
it’s equally about the sugary things in life.
Why not pick up some sweets for your
Here are 10 great places to get dessert
for your Valentine (or for yourself) without
leaving the borough.
1. Sugar N Coal, 63-42
Woodhaven Blvd., Rego Park
Not only does Sugar N Coal give you
two desserts for the price of one, they
also have great music and hookah service.
Th eir famous freakshakes come with
giant delicious pastries and confections
on top. What’s not to love about giant
pieces of cake and cotton candy on top of
2. Aigner Chocolates, 103-02
Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills
If you’re looking for a sweet surprise
that’s more classic and timeless, look no
further than Aigner Chocolates. Aigner
has a Valentine’s Day Rose Box collection
which includes everything from heartshaped
chocolates to even a huge box of
their assorted delicious chocolates. Th eir
Valentine’s Day collection can be purchased
on their website or in-store.
3. T-Swirl Crêpe, 70-23
Austin St., Forest Hills
If your Valentine is gluten-free, T-Swirl
Crêpe is the place for you. T-Swirl off ers
several gluten-free options and a rose for
stopping by on Valentine’s Day. Th is place
off ers several diff erent kinds of sweet and
savory crepes, which you can watch them
prepare right before your eyes.
4. Casa Del Chef, 39-06
64th St., Woodside
Looking for an exceptional dinner
and dessert experience? Casa del Chef is
taking reservations for their Valentine’s
Day Tasting Menu. It’s $75 for a sixcourse
experience that has left many
raving (just look at their Yelp reviews).
Don’t wait to make a reservation if you
want to go!
5. Chocomize, 30-10 41st
Ave., Long Island City
Chocomize is exactly what it sounds
like: customizable chocolate. You can
put whatever you’d like in the chocolate,
whether it be nuts or fruits, in addition to
customizing the chocolate’s outer aesthetic.
What’s not to love?
6. Dip, Pour, and Drizzle, 169-
02 Crocheron Ave., Flushing
Does your sweet tooth love all types
of candy and cookies? Dip, Pour, and
Drizzle makes cookies, candies and many
kinds of specialized treats for Valentine’s
Day. An added plus is they also can deliver
your orders to your home.
7. Silk Cakes, 98-14
Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills
A member of 2015’s Yelp Elite Class,
Silk Cakes is praised for their delicious
Asian-inspired cupcakes and more. At
Silk, you have the choice of ordering 12
diff erent types of cupcakes (with two
vegan options) or customizing a cake in
8. Lulu’s Bakery, 185-26
Union Tpke., Utopia
Th is hidden gem won the Food Network
competition Cake Wars two years ago.
Th eir fresh pastries are reasonably priced,
and they also make customized cakes for
9. Gelato & Co., 29-02
23rd Ave., Astoria
Is late-night gelato more your style?
Look no further than Gelato & Co.
Th ey’re open until 10, which gives you
time to go to dinner and stop by aft er to
try one (or a few) of their many fl avors!
10. Sweet Cats Cafe, 168-
17 Union Tpke., Hillcrest
If you’re on a budget, Sweet Cats Cafe
is a cute place to take your Valentine
for outstanding bubble tea and delicious
cold cakes. If you stop by between 4 and
6 p.m., they have happy hour bubble tea