2020 Shop-Local Gift Guide: Eats!
Even the folks who have everything have to eat. And this a collection of real and rare treats.
211 W. Broadway at Franklin
••• An assortment of 12 seasonal cookies in their signature blue and white box. $65.
••• The bunny at the bottom is a surprise in a kid’s hot chocolate. $20.
••• I love delivering a pistachio loaf to friends for their holiday table. $40.
184 Duane at Greenwich
••• I wouldn’t have thought I’d be picking up a candle at Laughing Man, but these Pala Santo-based scents are really soothing. $30.
••• For the baby who just doesn’t get going till after that first cup of joe. $25.
••• Give a weekly subscription of locally grown (on Worth Street!) hydroponic fresh produce including micro greens, salad greens, edible flowers and herbs, all delivered in reusable containers to keep sustainability in mind. A surprise gift is included in each delivery. Plans start at $25 a week. The most popular is eight weeks for $250.
145 W. Broadway at Thomas
••• For that classic Tribeca vibe: the iconic flip-top sugar globe is stainless steel. $35
••• Of course, there’s pie, by mail order. $65
••• Pair it with a Bubby’s brunch cookbook. $30
401 Greenwich at N. Moore
••• I’ve always wondered what they mean but either way, love these sheep. $90 at the “uptown” shop.
••• Perfect combo: A draft latte four-pack comes in at $12, with the chocolate pairing, $7. Some of their merch also supports No Kid Hungry.
••• Get your friends hooked on matcha: the essential set, $60.
••• Bowls made the Japanese way, but in Oregon. $50 – 55.
145 Hudson at Hubert/Beach
••• Make a cup of tea the Interlude way (but it is always better there). Kinto tea pot, $30.
••• And their coffee by the bag: $18-23.
396 Broadway at Walker Hotel
••• The cold brew bottle works like a charm, especially in a college dorm. $35.
••• I covet this electric kettle. $195.
For Father’s Day, I gave the man in my life a collection of local Ts, including Bubby’s, Puffy’s, Khe-Yo and Grand Banks and Crown Shy. It might not taste as good as a meal out, but it still supports your favorite hot spot.