Archive for the ‘Gifts’ Category

posted by on Chocolate, Dessert, East Village, Gifts

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I moved out of the East Village in September, and whenever I go back I feel like there’s always a new store, but it’s usually for the worse (think Subway, a bank or a fratty dude bar.) Thankfully, when I strolled around last week I came across The Chocolate Library, a store specializing in gourmet [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Cookware, Gifts, Holidays, Olive oil

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1. Gumball bookends – Angelo & Lorenzo, 212-288-1920; $95 2. Bodum Bistro Juicer; $70 3. Jonathan Adler Fondue Set; $98 4. Le Petit Dej’ Breakfast Tray; $92 5. Nostalgia Retro Hit Air Popper; $100 6. Manni White Truffle Extra Virgin Oil; $89.50 7. All-in-One Cook Prep Set; $54.50

posted by on Cookies, Cookware, Dessert, Gifts, Holidays

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1. Bird Cupcake Ceramic Stand; $38 2. Euroquest Imports Polish Pottery 10″ Rectangular Baking Pan; $34.50 3. Spanish Omelet Apron; $32 4. Washing & Hoping & Dreaming Dish Rack; $43 5. Zoku Quick Pop Maker; $50 6. 20 oz. Le Creuset Mortar & Pestel; $38 each 7. Lacey Tray; $28 8. Queen Catherine de Medicis [...]

posted by on Cookware, Gifts, Holidays


When I’m due for gifts (holidays, birthdays and otherwise), I always find myself dreaming of stand mixers and Anthropologie aprons (and clothes and vacations, too, of course), so this holiday season I’ve put together a gift guide for the foodie in your life organized by price. Today’s curated selection of goods falls under the wallet-friendly [...]

posted by on Comfort Food, Dessert, Gifts, SoHo

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This was what I was surprised with on the Saturday before my birthday: delicious Eileen’s cheesecake with trick candles. Quite possibly the best cheesecake in the world (Junior’s? Pfffft…) thanks to its airy texture, perfect portion size and myriad flavors. Eileen was even featured on a Throwdown with Bobby Flay episode when he battled Junior’s. [...]

posted by on Food etc., Gifts, Holidays

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I don’t really celebrate any holidays in December, but I do love perusing through well-edited gift guides — perhaps because I don’t have the pressure of how much (or how little) I have to spend. It’s window shopping! Well this year, The New York Times has an incredible collection of products for food enthusiasts like you [...]