You Really Can't Go Wrong With Any of These 15 Gourmet Gifts
We all know someone who considers themselves to be a true foodie, and more often than not, they also have an appreciation for the finer things in life, too. If you're stumped about what to get them, we'd argue that there's no better way to gift someone an authentic taste of the holiday season than with a decadent and downright addictive gourmet gift. Perhaps unsurprisingly, there's no shortage of great food gifts out there, many of which are available to shop from some of our favorite brands like Nordstrom, Food52, Amazon, and more.
If you're hoping to shop out the best gourmet gifts for the foodie in your life, we've got you covered! Our team of shopping experts scoured the internet far and wide to find the best gifts for the gourmand in your life, and they're all mouth-watering. From tea and chocolate to caviar, filet mignon, and even a few advent calendars, you really can't go wrong with any of these picks. They're also great for the person who has everything, or the person you just can't figure out what to gift. Keep on reading to shop our selections for the best foodie gifts of 2022, and if you happen to buy one for yourself too, even better!
— Additional reporting by India Yaffe
For the Chocolate-Lover: Compartes Chocolates From Around the World Gift Box
This Compartes Chocolates From Around the World Gift Box ($50) is a pretty flawless gourmet gift in our books. Not only is the product incredibly stylish (it literally looks like a piece of decor), but it's also filled with dozens of decadent chocolates from around the world. Even if you aren't traveling this season, you can enjoy an authentic, international taste with this flavorful box!
For the Amateur Bartender: Herb & Lou Infused Cocktail Ice Cubes
These Herb & Lou Infused Cocktail Ice Cubes ($35) are perfect gifts for the cocktail-lover in your life. Simply freeze them for 24 hours, then pop them in with some of your favorite alcohol. There are several flavor options for the ice cube treat too, including bourbon, vodka, gin, and tequila.
For the Home Cook: Ritrovo Infused Salt Gift Set
Let's be real: salt makes absolutely everything taste better, and this Ritrovo Infused Salt Gift Set ($39) is sure to help take even the most basic dishes up a notch. The cook in your life will definitely appreciate receiving a set like this in their stocking — and you'll have the benefit of getting enjoy even more flavorful dishes, too!
For the Luxury-Lover: Borgo De Medici Large Truffle Gift Set
This Borgo De Medici Large Truffle Gift Set ($120) is the ultimate foodie gift for any gourmand in your life who has an ongoing obsession with all things related to truffle (who doesn't?). It's got black truffle pasta, salt, oil, and pasta sauce, perfect for whipping up the most divine Italian meal at home!
For the Person Who Loves Tea: Palais des Thés Advent Calendar, 24 Days of Tea
We all know someone who loves a good cup of tea. And whether they're a bonafide tea aficionado or just someone looking to curb their coffee addiction, you can treat them to the Palais des Thés Advent Calendar, 24 Days of Tea ($29, originally $36), which has a new herbal flavor every single day.
For Your Fanciest Friend: Roe Caviar White Sturgeon Caviar Gift Set
In our opinion, there are few greater gifts than the gift of caviar. If you know someone who is a self-proclaimed foodie and never misses an opportunity to enjoy the finer things in life, they'll be over the moon to receive this Roe Caviar White Sturgeon Caviar Gift Set ($185), which contains caviar and a mother-of-pearl spoon. Now all you need is a high quality potato chip (much better than a limp blini).
A Yummy Treat: Williams Sonoma Handcrafted Toffee
If we're being honest, we want this Williams Sonoma Handcrafted Toffee ($37) all year round, but we're also happy to indulge a little extra in the chocolate treat throughout the holiday season, as well. The toffee is sweet and a little bit nutty, but it melts effortlessly in your mouth.
For the Person Who Loves Hot Sauce: The Chili Lab Homemade Hot Sauce Kit
If they love to channel Queen Bey and really do always have hot sauce in their bag, they're going to love this The Chili Lab Homemade Hot Sauce Kit ($50). They can mix and match to create their ideal spice situation, making it as hot or mild as they'd like. And (bonus!) they never have to worry about leaving the house without a flavorful hot sauce again!
The Perfect Personalized Holiday Gift: Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark — Personalized
When we think of the holidays, we think of peppermint bark from Williams Sonoma. Many have tried to replicate it, but it remains the champion in our book. The only thing they'll appreciate more than a tin is this Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark — Personalized ($45) with their name on it!
A Quality Chocolate Chip Cookie: Jacques’ World Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies
The contents of this Jacques' World Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies Box ($75) feature the most heavenly chocolate chip cookies that are soft yet chewy, sweet, and completely addictive — seriously you might eat the entire box in one sitting (no judgement!). Gift it to your cookie-loving friend and get one for yourself, too (because you deserve it!).
For the Wine (and Rock 'n' Roll) Fan: Tank Garage Howdy Partner Gift Set
Almost as good as the wine in the Tank Garage Howdy Partner Gift Set ($200, originally $260) — seriously, it includes two sets of red blends that are equal parts oaky, earthy, and downright delicious — is what it comes in: a retro gift box that looks like the boombox Lloyd holds up in "Say Anything," which music lovers are sure to appreciate. Even better? You can choose to include a mini message inside the box for your giftee.
For the Serious Matcha-Lover: Cuzen Matcha Maker Starter Kit
If they're already a matcha-lover, they need this Cuzen Matcha Maker Starter Kit ($299). While it sounds too go to be true (trust us, it's very real) it's an automatic matcha maker, which simplifies the process of concocting your morning latte, making it that much easier. They'll be so excited to unwrap it.
A Hot Chocolate Trio: Williams Sonoma Hot Chocolate Sampler
Nearly everyone loves hot chocolate, but if you can't pick a favorite flavor, get this Williams Sonoma Hot Chocolate Sampler ($30, originally $37). The set features everything from a classic hot chocolate mix to a peppermint-infused flavor, and even a salted caramel hot chocolate iteration.
For the Home Cook: Brightland The Duo
The person who loves to cook will definitely appreciate seeing this Brightland The Duo ($74) set underneath the tree. We truly never knew that olive oil could taste so good until we tried the unique flavorings from Brightland. Need further convincing? Check out our product review on the Brightland Olive Oil to learn more.
For the Latte-Lover: Clevr Blends The Holiday Starter Kit
If they're a latte-lover, gift them this Clevr Blends The Holiday Starter Kit ($63, originally $70). This special set features two latte mixes, a latte dust, frother, and scoop to help you blend the most perfect portions. Plus, the brand counts Meghan Markle and Oprah as fans (no big deal!), and for a limited time, shoppers can even get the kit on sale with the code OPRAH. Even our own POPSUGAR editors love the blends, as detailed in this Clevr Blends' product review.