Mother Nature finally got the memo that it’s winter, and that means it’s time to start thinking about what to get everyone on your list this holiday season! Whether you’re buying for a wine snob or an I’ll-Eat-Anything culinary adventurist, we have a round up of some of Boston’s best options for every foodie on your list!
For the Celebrity Chef-Obsessed: Eataly Gift Boxes
If you live anywhere in New England, you probably heard about the Eataly’s opening a few weeks ago in the Prudential Center. Everything in the store has the blessing of the likes of Mario Batali and Lidia Bastianich; if you have anyone on your list who loves pasta and cooking shows, you can’t go wrong with Eataly gift boxes! Go for the Pastapedia box, a special Natale Italiano box, or you can even pick a region of Italy and get the food specialties from that region!
Gift boxes from $29.80-$225
Eataly Boston, 800 Boylston St. Boston MA 02199 (617)807-7300
For the Cuisine-Curious: A Class at The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts
Learn how to make a buche de noel or to recreate some of the beloved sweets of the season with truffle workshops and white chocolate candies! Got little hands around the house to keep busy? Sign up for gingerbread workshops designer for the whole family! Looking for something a little more standard? Their calendar is filled all through March, with teen and children’s cooking classes available.
2020 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02140 (617)354-2020
For the Wine Lover: A bottle (or 2) from Wine Riot
The world-renowned wine event just got its first retail location right in the South End, so you don’t have to wait until their annual event to get your wine fix! Whether you’re looking for the perfect red to accompany your 7-course dinner or want to celebrate the new year with bubbles, let the experts at wine riot help you!
519 Tremont St. Boston MA 02116 (617)-279-0085
For those who prefer Something Stronger: Boozy Gifts from The Boston Shaker
James Bond would be proud of this Davis Square shop specializing in all the necessary equipment to make your favorite shaken beverage! They have gift sets full of interesting flavored liquors and craft glassware perfect-for any seasoned bartender. Can’t tell bourbon from bitters? Sign up for one of their bi-weekly classes!
69 Holland St., Somerville, MA (617) 718-2999
For those who enjoy Something Different: A Gift Card from Bites of Boston Food Tours
For those who enjoy all things walking, exploring and eating, a gift card for a neighborhood food tour from Bites of Boston Food Tours might just be the best gift ever! Carefully curated to combine local eats with neighborhood exploration, these tours will give you a “taste” literally and figuratively of what Boston’s most vibrant and tasty neighborhoods have to offer. Tours run April through November but gift cards are available year-round and make a great gift of food and fun!
Bites of Boston Food Tours
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