Oh, Valentine's Day...or as many people call it "Single's Awareness Day".
But you're never truly alone when you're with the one you love...and if you love food, then you're never really alone, right?!
Here's some fun and frivolous Valentine's Day facts to spice up your next conversation:
--You know the infamous Cadbury Creme Eggs? Well, Richard Cadbury, whom they are named after and invented by, actually invented the FIRST box of Valentine's Day themed chocolates in the 1880's.
--More than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine's Day.
--Cherries actually belong to the rose family, making them an even more passionate fruit than we had originally thought.
--In the 1800s physicians commonly advised broken hearted patients to eat chocolate to calm their pining.
--The avocado isn’t just an excellent source of protein and healthy fat. This fruit is also an Aztec symbol of love and fertility. As if that wasn’t romantic enough, they also grow in pairs. Isn’t that sweet?
--Throughout history, chocolate has always been seen as an aphrodisiac: Madame DuBarry served chocolates to all of her suiters, Cassanova consumed chocolate instead of champagne to induce romance, and the ancient Aztec king, Montezuma believed chocolate would make him fertile.
--Starting your Valentine’s Day meal off with oysters may truly help set the mood. This seafood is considered an aphrodisiac due to its high zinc content, which is linked to testosterone production and male fertility.
--8 billion conversation hearts will be produced this year, enough candies to stretch from Rome, Italy to Valentine, Arizona 20 times and back again.
Personally, I cannot think of a BETTER way to show that special person in your life you care about them than by giving the gift of a one-of-a-kind food tour through downtown Knoxville!
We've got unique food tours running the Friday, Saturday and Sunday before AND after the big day, and even one ON Valentine's Day!
Our standard, three hour, five restaurant "Chef's Table Tour" runs Friday February 10th, Saturday February 11th, Tuesday February 14th, Friday February 17th and Saturday February 18th.
Our more specialized, two hour, three restaurant "Sunday Bountiful Brunch Tour" runs Sunday February 12th and Sunday February 19th.
Each one of these unparalleled downtown Knoxville food tours is sure to please anyone you gift it to!
Interested in gifting a special and unique food tour to someone exceptional in your life?
If you're unable to physically be with your loved one this Valentine's Day, we've got a solution just for you!
Simply head over to our "Gift Certificates" page, and see how you can easily purchase as many of our amazing experiences as your heart desires!