Why Carlino’s Market Should Be Your Valentine’s Day HQ

From sweet to savory, the market has all your holiday needs.


We know you’re busy, and so does Carlino’s Specialty Foods. That’s why we’re recommending that you make one of Carlino’s locations, in Ardmore or in West Chester, your go-to spot for Valentine’s Day shopping.

Need some sweets for your sweetie? Carlino’s has over 125 different styles of pastries, all made in house daily from generations-old family recipes. Now that’s love! In addition to its regular selection of cannoli, cakes, cupcakes, cookies and any other fresh-from-the-oven goodie you could possibly imagine, Carlino’s will also be baking up special Love Heart Cookies, Love Cookies and X&O Cookies for Valentine’s Day. Want a sugary sneak peek of their offerings? Check out this video! Carlino’s also has a wide selection of candy, including homemade torrone—a soft nougat candy made with almonds—and Droga Chocolateswildflower honey caramels.

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If savory is more your style, Carlino’s is sure to impress with its Build Your Own Valentine’s Dinner menu, priced at $49.99–$59.99 per person based on choice of entree. To order, choose one appetizer to share, one entree per person, two sides to share and one dessert to share. Selections include cheesy bruschetta dip, roasted cauliflower and truffle soup, bacon-wrapped filet mignon, salmon Wellington, grilled veggies, mushroom risotto, Italian ricotta cheesecake, tiramisu and a host of other Italian-inspired dishes. Vegetarian and gluten-free choices are also available. Note: Dinner must be pre-ordered by Tuesday, Feb. 10.

2616 E. County Line Rd., Ardmore, (610) 649-4046; 128 West Market St. West Chester, (610) 696-3788, www.carlinosmarket.com.

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