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2022 Holiday Gift Guide: Ridiculous but Awesome

Fancy foodies, we know them, we love them, but we have the hardest time shopping for them. What do you get someone with exceptional taste? The stakes are high. Here are 13 gifts that will certainly impress any fancy foodie, we guarantee it!

Fresh Burgundy Truffles $209.90

Urbani Tartufi, the most esteemed truffle distributor in the world, is led by Paolo and Bruno Urbani, direct descendant brothers of the name founders. With distribution centers on multiple continents, Urbani lives up to its motto, “All over the world, the word for truffles is Urbani.” Trusted with more than 70% of European fresh truffle sales, Urbani is unrivaled in the distribution of this admired tuber. Hunted in the wild forests of Italy, the burgundy truffle closely resembles the summer truffle, though it is more delicate in flavor. With a harvest season from September to December, the burgundy truffle can also be used in a traditional sauce of warm olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper. This specific variety of the revered tuber is best when shaved (uncooked) over bruschetta, pasta, risotto, and more.

Chocolate Croissant Private Baking Class $175

Give the gift of a baking experience - your favorite fancy foodie will be paired with a Pastry Chef for a private baking class at home and will learn how to prepare a French staple: chocolate croissants. The Pastry Chef instructor will guide them through the prep and baking process. Not sure if this specific recipe will tickle their fancy? Give them the gift of a gift card to choose the private baking or cooking class they would like to take.

Brass Nutcracker $49

This nutcracker is a beautiful brass tool for opening shelled nuts, characterised by a fun handle in the shape of a walnut. Enhance your fancy foodie's festive table with this gadget. Round out this gift with gourmet walnuts and ingredients for a wintertime happy hour antipasto spread.

Turquoise and Lapis Cheese Slicer $115

A fancy foodie isn't complete until they have a fancy cheese slicer. This particular one is made of turquoise and lapis, with other material varieties for the perfect gift.

Aqua Caviar Gift Box $215

Now we're speaking fancy. This caviar kit will impress your foodie friend. Complete with Hackleback Caviar, Kaluga Fusion Amber Caviar, Siberian Sturgeon Caviar, Russian Blini, Crème Fraîche, a Mother of Pearl Spoon and Plate and a Caviar Tin Opener. Boom.

Lobster and Fresh Pasta Private Cooking Class $158

The gift of a private cooking class taught by a professional Chef will be the highlight. Looking for a menu that will satisfy your fancy foodie's hunger? Look no further than this lobster and fresh pasta class. Your fancy foodie will be connected with a Chef who will coach them through every step of the process - from knife skills, restaurant-grade tips and tricks, feedback and will answer any of their questions as they are cooking! Give them the gift of a gift card to choose the private baking or cooking class they would like to take.

Handblown Glass Wine Decanter $75

A contemporary glass decanter will be the perfect addition to any fancy foodie's wine cart. This gorgeous decanter is handblown in Italy and is one-of-a-kind.

Emile Henry Ceramic Tagine $140 - $200

The ideal vessel for braises like this chicken tagine. It’s made from a high-fired French Burgundy clay that’s specifically designed to work with gas and electric cooktops up to 930°F—plus it’s oven, microwave, freezer, and dishwasher safe. And because it just looks so darn beautiful, you bet we’re bringing it straight from stove to table. We dare you to find a pot that can do more.

Marble Champagne Cooler $469

The Alza champagne cooler by Ferm Living creates an elegant setting for chilling and cooling wine bottles. Made of Indian marble, the Alza cooler can be placed in the fridge before serving – the excellent insulating properties of marble will keep your drinks chilled for a long time.

Black Truffle Infused Ranch $17.99

Everyone loves ranch, even fancy people. This ranch is infused with real black truffle is a great addition to elevate everyday dishes. The complex balance between our organic blend and the earthiness of the black truffle creates an umami flavor that will blow your fancy foodie's mind.

Brushed Brass Grinder Set $148

The Bottle Grinders, designed by Norm Architects for Menu, are an innovative take on traditional spice mills. They come with a powerful ceramic grinding mechanism that is located conveniently on the top part of the mill – you don't have to worry about the grounds spreading on the table. The simple, bottle-shaped design is fun, unique, and looks great in any kitchen. The set includes two Bottle Grinders made of plated stainless steel, perfected with wooden adjustment knobs.

Handblown Glass Caipirinha Jug $140

A perfect addition to a fancy foodie's happy hour spread - this jug is perfect for Caipirinhas, lemonade and so much more!

Porcelain and Gold Leaf Honey Dipper $90

Anything with gold leaf is fancy foodie approved.


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