It seems that everyone nowadays is a foodie, knows a foodie or is well on the way to becoming one. The best thing about the food-centric culture of 2014? All the foodie-centric gifts now up for grabs.
We've rounded up a list of the best in kitchen, drink and food-related presents to satisfy even the most particular of foodies in your life. Brace yourself for the bundles of yum ahead!
1. Spanish Fiesta in a Box by Despana, $129
Nothing screams party time louder than this hamper of goodies from Spain. This set boasts the finest of vinegars, manchego, cured meats, fried Marcona almonds and a sweet ending of nougat leaves.
2. Seasonal Artisanal Chocolates by Tache Chocolate, starting at $14
Chocolate—it just never gets old! However go the extra mile and give your foodie friend something sensational: Tache Artisan Chocolate has a range of festive treats. Try the eggnog truffle spiked with rum—it's one of our favorites.
3. Fred and Friends Obsessive Chopping Board, $27.00
If your foodie friends are a stickler for precision, celebrate their inner OCD with Fred's measuring chopping board. With clearly marked measurements, they will relish in perfect portions of diced onions and julienned carrots.
4. BBQ Sauces by Lillie's Q, starting at $60
Make a valuable contribution to your BFF's (as in Best Foodie Friend) pantry with Chicago's famed Lillie Q set of BBQ sauces. The set includes six smoky, sweet and spicy sauces.
On Jan. 1 the universe is bombarded with pledges for a healthier year. Be there for the holiday dinner-mourning foodie in your life by gifting him or her the Mad Delicious cookbook, which provides a comprehensive selection of healthy, satisfying meals.
6. Curvy Colander by Savora Style, $39.99
Savora takes the colander to a whole new level. This sexy kitchen tool is so dazzling it can double as a fruit bowl you display on your kitchen counter with pride. Presented in a jewelry-like box, the colanders are available in Crimson, Noir, Snow, Citron, Passion, Raven, Indigo, and Persimmon.
7. Ladurée Macarons, $21 for 6 macaroons
Ladurée says "let the sun come to you" with exotic macaron flavors including pineapple and vanilla-rum.
8. Taste #5 Umami Collection, $49
If you show up with umami anything, you will captivate the hearts of your foodie friends. This collection of pastes and seasonings also come with two unique umami condiments.
9. Dobel Tequila in a Guitar Case, starting from $41.99
Dobel Tequila is a great party opener with its blended mix of Reposado, Anejo and Extra Anejo. Whether served in a cocktail or straight up during a holiday fete, you can't go wrong!
10. Black Caviar Holiday Box by Black Caviar Company, starting from $160
The black label of gifts for any foodie, this rare Russian caviar is imported sparingly and intensely nutty. The silver sturgeon-embossed caviar is available in five sizes.
11. Murray's Pair of the Month Club, $200 for 4 months
Open up your foodie's universe with Murray's cheese and condiment pairing club and allow him or her to discover surprising unions.