Tribeca Citizen | Shop-Local Gift Guide 2022: Great Food

Even people who have everything have to eat. And this is a collection of real and rare goodies.

INTERLUDE
145 Hudson at Hubert/Beach
••• The baked goods at Interlude are original and delicious, and that goes for these Toasted Krispie Bunches. $14
••• Hand hammered coffee cans are works of art and have a special insert that expels air as it slides into place. In four sizes. $195 – $335

BREAST
211 West Broadway in Franklin
••• Elisa Marshall and Benjamin Sormonte’s cookbook is good enough to eat (get it?). $35
••• The store sells its signature blue floral linens in association with Sarah Flint. The set of four placemats is $165.

PARK DUANE PASTRY SHOP
179 Duane in Greenwich / Staples
••• Nothing more elegant than a box of chocolate leaves. $34.
••• Send half a dozen ringtones to your favourites. $32.

CRICKET CANDY CREATIONS
Tribecan and chef Cricket Azima opened Cricket’s Candy Creations in Hudson during the pandemic, a place where kids can make all kinds of edible crafts. This season, she’s selling them as take-home kits: sushi candy, edible slime, edible finger paint, and candy jewelry. Reserve here. $40

LAUGHING MAN
184 Duane in Greenwich
••• LM has boxes ready to put together a gift for the coffee lover, just add a ribbon. $17 for whole bean coffee; $11 for loose tea

GRANDAISY PASTRY SHOP
It’s the season for… panettone, a rich Italian bread made with eggs, fruit and butter and usually eaten at Christmas. And if you want the Latin root, it’s from panetto for ‘pie’, a diminutive of panel for ‘bread’ from the Latin panis. $30

ODEON
145 West Broadway at Thomas
••• For that classic Tribeca vibe: the iconic drop-top sugar globe is stainless steel. $45

BUBBY’S
••• Of course, there’s cake, by mail. $65
••• Pair with a Bubby’s Brunch Recipe Book. $30

HOUSEWIFE
Houseman’s Fruitcakes are back for their eighth Christmas, filled with candied oranges and ginger, walnuts and boozy cherries and completely drenched in rum. They come packed in a fancy tin and weigh almost two pounds. They make a very limited amount; Book before December 20 to arrive before Christmas. $60

BLUE BOTTLE
396 Broadway at the Walker Hotel
••• I have to admit, I love their brand name items and color scheme: the Fellow mug (left) with splash guard for frozen drinks, $35
••• And for your hiking friends, make your mornings on the trail more enjoyable with an instant espresso. $25

ALL RESTAURANTS
John Donohue, who draws “every restaurant” as charming pen-and-ink sketches, has added more Tribeca restaurants to his collection. Read and shop on his website here.

RESTAURANT T-SHIRTS
Many of the local restaurants have great Ts and tapas, including Bubby’s, Puffy’s, Khe-Yo, Grand Banks, Frenchette Bakery, Odeon, and Crown Shy. It may not taste as good as a meal away from home, but it’s still compatible with your favorite hotspot.


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