The Best Holiday Gifts for Your Fanciest Foodie Friends
They know about all the hottest restaurants before they open. They know the difference between slice, chop, julienne and brunoise dice. They’re already so over the whole poké thing. They’re certified foodies. Here, 13 gifts that will totally knock their taste buds off.
We’re still not over how chic these are.
Jose Gourmet ($9)
A Portable Wood-Fired Oven
Gift this, then make a standing date for pizza night.
This cured ham—made in Spain or Portugal—has to meet strict standards to be considered jamón ibérico. (It can be made from black Iberian pigs or cross-bred pigs so long as they are at least 50 percent ibérico.)
La Tienda ($1,000)
A French Butter Keeper
Flaky croissants sold separately.
Sawyer Ceramics ($39)
A Chef Knife
Rookie cooks need not apply.
Chelsea Miller Knives ($800)
If they’re really interested in food, this book—from the owners of NYC’s Eleven Madison Park—is a must.
A Hibachi Grill
Grilling: It’s not just for summer anymore.
A Painted Water Filter
An Espresso Machine
Is it weird to describe an espresso machine as stylish?
An Ice Cream Container and Scoop
Because this foodie friend is obviously making her own mint chocolate chip.
Marigold Artisans ($29)
A Stove-Top Clambake
When they’re missing summers in Maine in the cold heart of winter.
Lobster Place (from $190)
A Retro Toaster
Best of all, this cute little guy comes in seven different colors.