2016 Summer Gift Guide: Part 1

As usual, we’ve put together a collection of 14 creative foodie gifts both big and small, for you and cooking enthusiasts in your life. We promise, you’ll have a kick-ass summer with them!



1. For the dads. #dadbod

Franklin Barbecue Cookbook | $29

I remember waiting in line for 7 hours to get my BBQ, but you know what? it was totally worth it. Now you can make your own, right at home.

2. For the dieters. #skinnygirl

SodaStream Power | $149

It’s sleek, sexy and I promise, you’ll use it every single day. Perfect for making cocktails, too. Take my money, now!

3. For the mixologists. #bartenderwannabe

Morris Kitchen Grapefruit / Hibiscus Mixer | $15

Bright and floral, balanced with honey and hibiscus flower. Use it to make your own unique cocktail.

4. For the mixologists. (again) #hungover

Shrub it off Strawberry & Meyer Lemon Shrub | $22

This vinegar based syrup tastes delicious with everything from cocktails to sodas.

5. For the creatives. #hipster

In-flight upcycled apron | $60

Make a little turbulence in the kitchen with this bright apron from repurposed life vests in old planes.

6. For the musicians. #ImaDJ

Vers Audio 1Q bluetooth speaker | $129.95

Compact, hand-crafted 3″ wooden cube. Take it with you everywhere.

7. For the Asian lovers. #RiceQueens

Best Made Co. Hand-dyed Tenugui | $28

Hand-dyed and made from 200 year old studio in Japan, these illustrations are sick. Colors are vibrant, illustrations are striking. Display them in your kitchen.

8.  For the artists. #artdirector

CinneBird Spice Pen | $36.90

Show off your masterpiece on coffee, food, cakes and other creations.

9. For the vegetarians. #veganpasta

The Inspiralizer | $49.95

Are you addicted to pasta & noodles, like me? But, minus the carbs? This machine will turn your vegetables into noodles very quickly!

10. For the coffee addicts. #GiveMeCaffeine

Grady’s Cold Brew dozen 16 oz bottles | $60

New Orleans-style coffee concentrate, but it’s bottled by hipsters in Brooklyn, NY. Just serve with milk or water (add a lot of ice)

11. For the NYers. #ILoveNY

Kikkerland Portable BBQ Suitcase | $85

This portable charcoal grill is convenient, mess-free, and perfect for small NYC apartments. Just take it to a park or use it on your balcony.

12. For the personal trainers. #gymproblems

Ice Mule Cooler | $99.95

This is a ice cooler + backpack. Genius.

13. For the geeks. #ramenjunkie

Rapid Ramen Cooker | $14.95

Cook perfect, al dente ramen noodles in the microwave. You’ll never fuss with boiling water or pots again.

14. For the fashionistas. #jetsetters

Marked Top Loading Duffle | $475

Military inspired duffle bag that has tons of storage for your foodie goodies. Take this with you to camping, boating and overnight trips.