Yes, we ought to be expressing our love year-round, but #ValentinesDay…

That said, if romance isn’t your jam, check out the Lika Love x Intentionalist Galentine’s Party on February 13th from 5-8 PM.

For those who have succumbed to Valentine’s Day consumerism, no judgement 😉we just urge you #SpendLikeItMatters!

Valentine’s Day reservations are going fast!

Girin – At Steven Han’s contemporary Korean restaurant, kimchi, noodles, dumplings, and more are all made from scratch as “an homage to the skill and love of Korean grandmothers.” #minorityowned

Marjorie – Donna Moodie’s inventive fare and warm hospitality are good for the soul. #blackowned #minorityowned#womanowned

Plum Bistro – Makini Howell’s vegan fare definitely rises to the occasion. #blackowned #minorityowned #vegan #womanowned

Salare – Nestled in the heart of Seattle’s Ravenna neighborhood, Eduardo Jordan’s Salare celebrates America’s diverse food culture by bringing you creative cuisines of the American South, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean. #blackowned #minorityowned

Dessert: Hot Cakes – Molten. Chocolate. Cake. #womanowned

Cheers to that special someone…

BottleHouse – Henri Schock and Soni Dave-Schock’s “wine bar with benefits” doubles as a shop so that you can enjoy in-house or take a bottle home! #familyowned #minorityowned #womanowned

Poco Wine + Spirits – Wine by candlelight? Yes, please. #familyowned #blackowned #minorityowned #womanowned

MBar – Wassef and Racha Haroun’s rooftop bar-for-all-seasons features stunning views of Seattle. #familyowned #minorityowned #womanowned

Taking cliché all the way!

Flowers Just 4-U – Roses are red – Violets are blue – It’s Black History Month – Support Flowers Just 4-U. #blackowned #minorityowned #womanowned

Chocolopolis – Lauren Adler’s delightful shop dedicated to craft chocolate. Enough said. #womanowned

A few additional businesses where you’ll be sure to find something special for that someone special…

Valerie Madison Jewelry – Elegant, sustainable, ethical jewelry. #blackowned #minorityowned #womanowned

Momo – Find the perfect card or gift in Lei Ann Shiramizu and Thomas Kleifgen’s ecletic shop! #womanowned #minorityowned #familyowned

Retail Therapy – How to celebrate the bad-ass feminist in your life? Wazhma Samizay has got you covered! #minorityowned #womanowned

Intentionalist is your local guide to small businesses and the diverse people behind them. We believe that where you spend your money matters, and we’re sure glad you do too. Whether you identify as a localist, activist, or just a good neighbor, we make it easy for you to learn about and support local businesses and the diverse people who own and operate them.

To learn more about Intentionalist please visit our website and be sure that you’re following us on social media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter). Thanks for all that you do to #BeIntentional and #SpendLikeItMatters!

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