for your Foodie Friend
The way to this person’s heart is through their stomach. Inspire them with these gourmet goodies, libations and a food adventurer’s guide.
YOU’VE HEARD OF ATLAS OBSCURA,
now discover Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer’s Guide. Travel the world through food and explore wonders like fishhead pie, beer made from fog and more. $42.50, workman.com
SPICE OF LIFE
Every Indian kitchen has a “dabba,” a spice box housing the most-used spices in the cuisine. Grab your own Masala Dabba from Diaspora Co., made of hand-spun brass and containing seven spice vessels. $200, diasporaco.com
This classic collection has already sold out five times, so run – don’t walk – to pick up the California Wine Mixer from wine brand In Good Taste. These mini wines taste like bottled Cali vineyard sunshine. $65, ingoodtaste.com
COZY WINTER CUPPA
Enjoy a warm mug of hot chocolate the Mexican way: Gently grind the chocolate tablillas in this set with the stunning carved molinillo – a wooden whisk – in some milk over a medium flame. Then, simply whisk until frothy and enjoy. $32, hernanmexico.com
DON’T READ IT, EAT IT!
No, this is not a boxed set of tiny books. The Mini Exotic Chocolate Bar Library is an assortment of dark and milk chocolates in unique flavors like Reishi Walnut and Turmeric Ginger. $25, vosgeschocolate.com
SPREAD THE LOVE
Mini jam jars are a gift-basket classic for a reason – they simply spark joy! Grab the Jam Sampler Collection by Ashley Rouse for the foodie who’d appreciate a superior spread. $30, uncommongoods.com