It’s that time of year again, and the Los Angeles Foodie’s Holiday Gift Guide is here to help you fulfill your wildest gift-giving dreams! Please select your gift below based on the type of enthusiast you are shopping for.
For the wine lover
The Wine Advent Calendar
Send them 24 days of joy with The Wine Advent Calendar of Tasteful. Twenty-four mini-bottles offer 24 opportunities to taste wines such as The Sauvignon Blanc Pen Y French Bordeaux. The portions are perfect to enjoy “good flavor” every night.
Price and purchase information: The calendar is $150 with free shipping or $124.99 when you shop here. Place your order before November 21 to receive it before December 1.
personalized wine bottles
Josh Cellars is one of the most recognized wine brands in the United States; It became even more recognizable this year when you see your own face on the bottle! Perfect for the holidays, you can personalize any bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon, chardonnay, pinot noireither sauvignon blanc free.
Price and purchase information: The label is FREE through their website. You can also order the wine there or buy it in the store and then design your label online.
For the life of the party
Extremely rare but affordable Scotch
If you live in California or Florida then you have to get your hands on this extremely rare Finished in 12 year old Glenfiddich sherry barrels of Glenfiddich Single Malt Scotch Whisky. It is a single malt matured in traditional American and European oak casks and finished in rare Amontillado sherry casks, the first time the brand has done this.
Price and purchase information: Pricing starts at $54.99 and is available in the above states at Total Wine
Luxe Bites LA Box
Nothing says vacation like a sausage table. Cherie Chua and Daniel Odesanya of Luxe Bites LA make it even easier to bring a little luxury into your life with their gourmet boxes of fruit, cheese, chocolates, and accessories. They also do Brunch Boxes, and you can add options Prosecco either champagne to everything.
One of my favorite things about Luxe Bites LA is that you can last minute order from delivery apps like UberEats for pickup or delivery (90028). You can also choose a delivery option on their website if you are out of the area ($20+).
Price and purchase information: Prices start at $70 for a box to feed 2-3, and the large is $175. Order with your favorite delivery app or on their website.
For the coffee connoisseur
Verve coffee roasters artisan coffee duo It makes an attractive gift at a great price. The gift box includes a 12 oz bag of whole beans of the famous California brand christmas mix and a Kinto Diner Mug. The mix is a mix of Cara Cara and Dark Chocolate and will warm you up with Christmas cheer.
Price and purchase information: The Craft Coffee Duo is $36 and shipping is free over $35. Other coffee gift packs range from $17 to $80. Order online or visit the store in downtown Los Angeles.
For the I’ll Work it Off After New Year’s Eve
Will a mirror or a bike ever hold you accountable? The tried and true way to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle is to go with a Personal trainer. Sage Fitness has three locations in Glendale and Burbank and is consistently ranked #1 for personal training on Yelp. This year give them a gift that keeps on giving with HEALTH FOR LIFE. This is how this foodie stays in shape!
Price and purchase information: Regularly $85 per session, you can get 10% off a 10 pack during the holidays with the code EATDRINKLA and this link.
To the one too hot to handle
Do you have that friend who puts hot sauce on everything? Well, why not give them something that will let them know you’re always paying attention and help out local farmers, too? Small Hatchet Peppers Hot Sauce It’s made with peppers purchased from community gardens and urban farms across the United States, and they’ve purchased over $100,000 worth of peppers already! You’ll find the gardens from the Bronx to Los Angeles, and all the bottles are named after where they were grown.
Price and purchase information: the Hot Sauce Gift Set with two bottles, a t-shirt and Seeds it is $50. Shop on the website with a 15% discount on your first order.
For the sweet lover
Chocolates that are off the beaten path
Blessed chocolates of Ojai, California, is a women-owned business created to honor the work of artist Beatrice Wood, who called herself the mom of the Dada art movement. The chocolate wrappers feature drawings of Wood with cheeky names like the pussy between us Y bored in a cocktail. Just in time for the holidays, the brand has created a Whoops Christmas Ball Box, which are highly addictive balls of mint and dark chocolate malt wrapped in a pink bow.
Price and purchase information: get your own scream box either assorted bars through their website. It’s all under $20, and you can take advantage of a discount if you’re still a virgin (for Beato, that is).
Have your Christmas cake and eat it too
West Coast favorite SusieCakes has something new for the holidays, and it’s chocolate candy cane! You can also take advantage of domestic shipping for popular flavors like old fashioned chocolate Y celebration cake. The packaging is adorable and includes a handwritten card. Smiles are guaranteed.
Price and purchase information: Pre-orders for Christmas cakes are now open and will start shipping on November 29. The chocolate candy cane is $94 with shipping.
For the health conscious cookie lover
Maxine’s Heavenly Chocolate Mint Candy Cane Cookies they’re the closest thing to too many calories, only they’re practically not to blame. Get ready for smooth chocolate and crunchy candy canes with less than 6 grams of sugar.
Price and purchase information: A box of cookies costs $6.99 or less. Order on their website to guarantee your flavor choice, or look for them at Gelson’s and other retailers.
For the budding chef
Surprise and delight your favorite foodie with a gift from Good Eggs. The California-based online supermarket ships the same day and features Momofuku Meal Kits, sauces of the wonder of san francisco the leaning doorplus Tables of Cured Cheeses for any last minute party planning.
Price and purchase information: Meal kits start at $49.99 and dips start at $12.99. You will never go wrong with a Gift card. Buy here.
For the breakfast lover
Give the gift of breakfast all year long for only $5.99! this special Denny’s T-shirt is available only on Black Friday and features a barcode that allows the user to take advantage of a daily value with eggs, pancakes and more every day of the year.
Price and purchase information: The price is $5.99 and the value is $2186. There will only be 150 released in the country! Get yours at DinerDrip.com at November 24 at 12am EST/9pm PST.