Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
Treat that Special Someone in Your life to an Authentic Italian Experience
Nothing warms you like the feeling of love...except maybe for a well made cocktail!
Come and learn some bar skills from our mixologist, who will teach you how to craft three outstanding Valentine’s Day themed cocktails. The skills you take home will be sure to invigorate any party. We’ll be serving the Valentino, Cupid’s Cup and Love Potion cocktails. Join us for an evening of sugar, spice, and cocktails over ice!
Sit back, relax, and enjoy!
Come to our Valentine’s Day wine tasting to celebrate yourself, your partner and Prosecco, that simple yet delicious Italian bubbly that it is fresh, fizzy, delicate, and fruity. We will have a special visiting expert to guide you through four of Italy’s number one type of sparkling wine from the green hills of Northern Italy.
Join us in our Demonstration Kitchen for an unforgettable interactive dinner
Spend an evening with your loved one enjoying a delicious Farm to Table dinner including a seasonal ravioli with pear and taleggio primo followed by a veal roast with pancetta secondo that is perfect for a cold winter dinner. Chef Liam will join you at the table at every course to describe what has been prepared and to answer any questions you may have. This will surely be an experience that you are not soon to forget, so buy your tickets today and don’t miss out!
The perfect way to spend a fun and romantic evening with your partner is cooking together
This special edition of our cooking class series will include a full four course menu that combines cooking demonstrations and rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty.
Enjoy a 3 course pasta dinner, popcorn and a complimentary glass of wine with your movie
We are proud to announce the next film in our Movie and a Meal Series: I Am Love (2009). I Am Love is a Drama centered around Emma, a Russian Immigrant who marries into a wealthy Italian Family. After years of being a prominent member of an industrial family and mother of three, Emma finds herself unfulfilled in life. That is until one day she finds a way to reawaken her soul. Riddled with intrigue, death and deception, this feature will have you on the edge of your seat. Join us in the cafe for a pasta dinner, a glass of wine and a taste of this drama.
Cooking Veal Roast, Lamb Ribs and Pork Cheeks
Bring out the meats connoisseur in you in this class dedicated to three delicious but sometimes overlooked off cuts of meat: Veal Roast, Lamb Ribs and Pork Cheeks. Join in as Chef Liam teaches the secrets to preparing and seasoning these three different cuts of meat, and if you dare, you will even be able to try your hands at it! The butchering demonstration will be followed by a tasting of some of our handiwork, so don’t miss out and buy your tickets today!
Escape the cold and #MELT with us
It’s cold outside, so we are taking it upon ourselves to warm you up, and according to science there is no better way than with melted cheese! Join us for our 3rd annual MELT event, DC’s biggest and best fondue party. With four different stations throughout the store, we’ll be exploring many different incarnations of melty goodness - including traditional Alpine fondue, Italian Fonduta, homemade Queso and even a surprise inclusion of the famous Grana Padano wheel of cheese! We’ve got your hankering for melted cheese covered!
Follow Cupid's trail for suggestions for the perfect gift for every type of Sweetheart
Treating that special someone in your life to something amazing this Valentine's Day couldn't be any easier with the help of Via Umbria's personal shopper Cupid! From artisanal Italian chocolates, to festive home goods, to everything you need to create an epic Valentine's meal we've got everything you need to make Valentine's Day easy and delicious.