By: Amy Rosner By: Amy Rosner | November 9, 2021 |
Perfect for that friend who always needs to try the latest and greatest on the food scene. From New York City’s most celebrated foods to appliances that will elevate any kitchen to Martha Stewart status, these delicious gifts will be sure to make anybody’s mouth water. And if you’re looking for gifts for the connoisseur or the Adventure Seeker, check out our other holiday gift guides.
See also: The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide
Did somebody say bagels and schmear? This Russ and Daughters Ultimate Salmon and Caviar Package will bring any Sunday morning brunch to the next level. Complete with gourmet crème fraîche, cream cheese, blini, caviar toasts, and capers, this kit will be sure to impress any house guests. From $455.
For your significant other who is a total sushi snob, but you still love them anyway. Blue Ribbon’s Toshi’s Omakase Kit comes with everything you need for a sushi extravaganza, minus the insane lines at New York’s City’s hottest Japanese restaurants. Serving 8-10 people, this kit comes with the highest quality fish including toro, salmon, kampachi, and eel. From $369.
For your Resy-obsessed friend who can never snag a res at Cote. No worries, Karen. Cote’s Original Butcher’s Feast will bring its famous steaks to you! The kit includes the Prime dry-aged ribeye, the “secret” American Wagyu, the classic Prime hanger steak, and the Prime short rib galbi. From $259.
You no longer need to go to Boston to get the best lobster rolls around. Eventide’s Brown Butter Lobster Roll Kit is a great gift for your crustacean-loving friend who claims they know where to find the best seafood. Straight from Goldbelly, this hidden gem will blow their mind away. From $149.
The Signature Box from Cheesemonger is a great gift for all cheese lovers! AKA, everybody! Simply put, this artisanal cheese and cracker box will be sure to satisfy anybody’s palettes. The package includes ½ cuts of seasonal cheese, jam, crackers, spreads, and charcuterie, so all you need is a great bottle of red! From $95.
If you can’t go to Italy, bring Italy straight to you! Or to your super cute boyfriend, for that matter. Reflecting the heart of Italian cooking, the Taste of Eataly box comes with homemade spaghetti, tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, coffee blend dark roast, cocoa cookies, and many more authentic treats! From $119.
Every day we’re trufflin’. Truff’s Variety Bundle will instantly give any meal a zesty pop of flavor. The elite package comes with the Original, HOTTER, and White Truff Hot sauce. Disclaimer: Before buying this gift, make sure your special someone can take the heat! And if they can't get out of the kitchen! From $69.99.
For the person in your life who would rather spend hours in the kitchen than go to a ridiciously-overpriced Italian restaurant. Honestly respect. This multitasking pasta press comes with a roller and two cutters, giving you the option to make whichever pasta shape you wish. From $399.95.
Thanks to Goldbelly, you can now ship your loved one your favorite Detroit-style pizza. It doesn’t matter if they are a born and bred New Yorker, they are guaranteed to love Emmy Squared’s Detroit Style Pizza Pack. Gift-givers can mix and match three different pizza slices, ranging from Classic to Hot Chicken, to our personal favorite, the Vodka. From $89.
Magnolia Bakery’s Banana Pudding is literally worth a million bucks, so $65 dollars is a major steal. If you don’t know what to get your food-obsessed friend, immediately resort to anything from Magnolia Bakery. The iconic banana pudding tastes like you are floating on a cloud of pure deliciousness (and lots of heavy cream!) From $65.
No kitchen is complete without the Vitamix A3500 Ascent Series Blender. This ultra-high quality kitchen appliance is great for your mom who loves to intermittent fast and only drinks green juices after her hot yoga class. From $599.95.
For the girl who loves what all the Instagram health influencers are doing. With the Sakara Life Meal Plan, you can have plant-rich super meals delivered straight to your door. Rooted in the idea that food is your body’s most natural medicine, these ready-to-eat meals are proven to improve digestion, reduce bloat, shed excess weight, and much more! From $80/day.
Photography by: Courtesy Goldbelly, Cheesemonger, Eataly, Truff, Williams Sonoma, Sakara.