Tasty Tuesday: Valentine's Day deals

Save on last-minute local buys

(FreeImages.com/Tracy Stansel)

Valentine's day is sweet, but it could leave you sour after spending too much money on your loved one.

Americans are expected to spend $18.2 billion this year on the holiday dedicated to love.

This Tasty Tuesday, we're helping you fill up without emptying your wallet with local deals on delicious food.

If you're a pizza lover, there are several unique deals.  Toarmina's Pizza is offering FREE heart-shaped pizzas while supplies last. 

Jet's Pizza is also offering the "perfect couple" deal featuring heart-shaped pizzas with heart-shaped Jet bread.  You can also send a video or photo with your favorite pizza on the Jet's Pizza Facebook page for a chance to win a $25 gift card.  Just use the hashtag #LocalMyJets.  

Hungry Howie's is offering a heart-shaped pizza deal.  For $2.14, you can get one of their Valentine's day specialty pizzas with a purchase of $14 or more.

If pizza isn't your thing, White Castle is offering the chance for you to book a table and "spread the slider love" where they claim diners will be treated "like royalty."  

If buying local is what you love, Corden Chocolates on 26300 Michigan Ave. in Inkster has been making specialty chocolates for 99 years.

Sanders Chocolates has a complete Valentine's day collection of sweets.  You can find a location near you by clicking here.  On Valentine’s Day only, their stores will be offering chocolate covered strawberries while supplies last. Shoppers will also be able to watch candy clerks decorate the strawberries on site at some locations in Novi, Clinton Township, Grosse Pointe and Livonia.  They are $3.00 each or $12.99 for a set of 6.

Martha's Mackinac Island Fudge Shop in Brighton has great sweet treats.  If you mention Tasty Tuesday, you can get a free slice of fudge with a $10 purchase.  They also offer caramel corn, peanut brittle and taffy.  The taffy is made in the UP, everything else is made on site in Brighton.

If your loved one loves toffee, Dave's Sweet Tooth might be what you need.  Tasty Tuesday fans can use the code “WDIV15” for 15% off online orders.   Four ounce bags are two for $10 at all Nino Salvaggio locations across Metro Detroit.

You could also give the gift that keeps giving.  Mitten Crate sends a deliciously curated assortment of new, Michigan-made artisan products and specialty goods right to your doorstep every month.  Tasty Tuesday  fans can use the code “local4” for $11 off the first month.  

About the Author: