5 ways to stuff your beloved with bread this Valentine’s Day

A romantic dinner for two is ubiquitous for a Valentine's Day night out, and restaurants have stiff competition when it comes to getting your date-night money.
Where to go if your beloved has a passion for the sweet smell of fresh-baked bread? It may sound strange, but many places seem to be leaning pretty hard into their baked offerings. So if you have a loved one whose heart quickens at the sight of gluten-heavy food, these restaurants are offering Valentine's day deals that are bread-centric.

Panera bread

Panera Bread

Panara Bread’s Double Bread Bowl is just the thing to bring you and the love of your life (or the day) together.

Stare into each others eyes while scooping soup out of one loaf of bread that has two holes dug into it!

Debuting nationwide today, and only available until February 28th, this intimate experience can be yours for $9.99.

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Olive Garden

You’ve likely seen this making the internet rounds already, but Olive Garden is offering it’s salty and garlic-y breadstick available bouquet-style for Valentine’s Day.

You’ll need to do some artsy-craftsy work yourself. You need to order the breadsticks to-go from your closest Olive Garden, and then print and cut one of the Breadstick Bouquet wrappers to present the sticks to your intended partner. Don’t let them say you didn’t put the effort in!

You can download the wrappers from this WeTransfer page for free.

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Red Lobster bread

Red Lobster

Red Lobster’s Cheddar Bay Biscuits. Maybe the most-beloved free appetizer ever conceived by humans.

Salt, cheese and butter are all in their glory with the Cheddar Bay Biscuit, and going to Red Lobster on a Thursday means you can order one of their Four-Course Feasts…WITH UNLIMITED BISCUITS. You may as well just take the rest of your meal to go.

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melt bread

Melt Bar & Grilled

Melt Bar & Grilled serves their grilled cheese monstrosities with what could be called “a whole loaf of bread” as their base.

With so much bread on display every day of the year, you can alway get your bread fix, but with this months featured sandwich, the Potato Bacon Bomb (Thick-sliced golden fried potatoes, roasted garlic and chive mashed potatoes, crisp hickory bacon, creamy sour cream and scallion sauce and sharp cheddar) you’ll feel like you’ve downed a bread-y carb factory!  Follow it up with a Cinna-Bomb Bread Pudding (very bomb-heavy month, Melt!) and you’ll be in the mood for love!

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Krispy Kreme

With the tragic news that conversation hearts won’t be available this year, Krispy Kreme doughnuts steps up to the plate with a box full of Conversation Doughnuts.

The chatty and loving doughnuts flavors are: Cake Batter, Strawberries & KREME™, Raspberry Filled and Chocolate KREME™ Filled. If they need to trademark it, it must be good!

The heart-shaped bread-y goodness will be available until Feb. 14th.

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Looking for some less yeast-y Valentine's Day ideas? Check out our list: Beyond dinner for two: 9 out of-the-box events on Valentine’s Day