From pasta-making classes to leather coolers, every foodie on your gift list can receive something special this year. Whether it’s a one-time treat or a special-edition glass for espresso, we’ve got you covered….
Available through Christmas and Hanukkah, the special pies from Breads Bakery are the perfect thing to bring to any holiday dinner party. You can’t miss the chocolate babka iteration. $35 at 18 E. 16th St., 212-633-2253 or on foodydirect.com
Nespresso and Riedel have teamed up on the REVEAL Collection, which offers two fancy espresso glasses for grand cru versions of Nespresso’s tasty espresso. The glasses are available in intense or mild, depending on what type of flavor you prefer. $39 at 92 Prince St., 800-562-1465; 761 Madison Ave., 800-562-1465; Bloomingdale's, 1000 Third Ave, 800-562-1465 and on nespresso.com
For a unique dining experience by professional chefs and talented home cooks, book reservations for everything from a supper club to cooking lessons with Feastly. The unique options allow you to get closer to chefs with activities like foraging outdoors and cooking alongside them in their home kitchens. Prices vary on eatfeastly.com
Pick up a dozen macarons—the flavors range from key lime pie to thin mint—from Dana’s Bakery’s new Mac Bar in the Gansevoort Market. These gluten-free, bite-size treats make the perfect hostess gift. 52 Gansevoort St., 212-242-1701
Sugars shaped like hearts, coffee beans, and amber-like crystals are just some of the things you’ll find in this Chambre de Sucre gift set of six. Tea and coffee will never be the same again. $80 on chambredesucre.com
A cocktail or margarita with the smooth taste and smoky finish of Patrón Añejo brings you right back to a sandy beach and blue waters with every sip. This holiday package includes glasses and recipes, too. $55 at various fine liquor stores around Manhattan or by calling 1-877-SPIRITS
For a lighter holiday feast that’s still full of flavor, consider catering your party with food from Greek favorite Molyvos. Just call 212-582-7500 at least two days in advance for a spread that includes spinach pie and baklava. $70 per person (minimum of six people through January 1, 2015); Wellington Hotel, 871 Seventh Ave., 212-582-7500
For foodies desiring an unparalleled experience, St. Regis Punta Mita will host the Gourmet & Golf Classic from April 30-May 3, 2015. If you splurge on tickets to this Mexican resort, you’ll be treated to a more intimate iteration of a food festival with chefs like Richard Sandoval in the lineup, the freshest seafood, and a respite from the unpredictable New York weather. Packages start at $1,515 on puntamitagourmetgolf.com
The boom of small-batch, micro-distilled spirits can make it difficult to pick what’s actually good, but Ezra’s is an online retailer that features a curated selection of products from craft distillers. They deliver to New York.