Original article can be found on St. Louis Post Dispatch.
February 02, 2015
Piccione Pastry, St. Louis’ local Italian pastry shop, will celebrate Valentine’s Day February 1 through February 15. Enjoy limited-edition treats like chocolate covered strawberry cassata cake, Valentine’s Day tricolor cookies and heart-shaped shortbread cookies dipped in white chocolate and covered with sprinkles.
Back by popular demand, Piccione Pastry also offers special cookie boxes and combos. Enjoy 1½ pounds of authentic Italian cookies, boxed in a festive cookie carrier, for just $12.50. Or, pick up a Piccione Pastry Limited-Edition Vintage Valentine that doubles as a $10 Piccione gift certificate. As a special treat Piccione Pastry presents “The Love Combo,” 1½ pounds of Italian cookies, boxed in a festive cookie carrier, accompanied with a Vintage Valentine gift certificate for just $20.00.
Piccione Pastry is currently accepting Valentine’s Day orders by phone, in-store and online. Orders can be picked up in-store or delivered on a designated date and time of your choice. Delivery is available Tuesday through Saturday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Delivery area is limited and a minimum purchase of $40 is required.
“Festive, authentic Italian treats make the perfect gift or party display,” said Sandia Hoormann, Executive Pastry Chef at Piccione Pastry. “Our limited-edition treats are sure to delight! And, it’s effortless to display, share and deliver these treats with our themed cookie carrier!”
Piccione Pastry offers vegan, gluten-free and sugar-free options to please all guests.
Located in the Loop at the corner of Delmar Boulevard and Skinker, Piccione Pastry specializes in single-serve Italian desserts, locally handcrafted gelato and sorbet, rich Italian coffees, and authentic house-made Italian soda. Enjoy breakfast items and seasonal lunch combos daily including fresh soups and paninis. Recently, Piccione Pastry introduced the addition of Tarda Colazione, late breakfast. Join Piccione Pastry for seasonal, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free brunch items every Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
The shop is open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday, and until 11:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The shop is closed on Monday.