Everyone knows a foodie; they're always trying out the newest restaurants in town, snapping professionally taken photos of their meals, and cooking up exotic dishes in their kitchens. So what do you gift a foodie if they're culinary expectations are through the roof?
A food subscription box is the perfect gift to keep any foodie on their toes. From boxes packed full of useful tools for the home cook to international candy for those who prefer to get straight to the eating, we've rounded up some truly unique foodie gifts below.
For any foodie who thinks avocado toast is so last year the following gift ideas are sure to celebrate your favorite foodie’s love of all things gastronomy.
Price: Starts at $14.00/month
What You’ll Get: Stick in a Box is the perfect subscription for anyone who loves to snack on some gourmet jerky. With 3 different subscription levels sending anywhere from 2 bags of jerky up to 21 jerky products, enough to feed the whole crew, there’s a box of small-batch artisanal dried meat that’ll work with any budget.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $45.75/month
What You’ll Get: Red Velvet NYC is a premiere baking subscription box, perfect for those who need a little guidance in the baking department. Delivering pre-measured whole food ingredients to bake up 2 restaurant-quality recipes “from scratch” by following simple, straightforward step-by-step instructions and learning new tips and tricks, this subscription makes baking fun and easy every month.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. and will arrive by the 1st Thursday of each month
Price: Starts at $69.99/month
What You’ll Get: Gusto di Roma is the ticket to an exclusive culinary journey to the sunny Mediterranean, allowing anyone to indulge in the luxurious tastes of Italy. Sending a curated mix of 5-6 Italian appetizers and sweets, from artisanal meats and olives to honey nougats and almond biscotti, unpack and taste a delicious assortment in every box.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. 48 hours after order; following boxes ship on the 4th of each month
Price: Starts at $39.92/every 3 months
What You’ll Get: For all those foodies waiting to get the meal wrapped up to get a taste of the sweet life, there’s Bar & Cocoa. Each month’s box delivers 4 bars of bean-to-bar chocolates from only the finest chocolate makers in the world. To ensure the best chocolate eating experience possible, an email highlighting the chocolate artisan and tasting notes of each bar is sent with every box.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 2nd Monday of every month
Price: Starts at $29.95/month
What You’ll Get: Farm to People’s monthly Tasting Boxes delivers gourmet flavors to step up anyone’s home-cooked creations. Featuring artisanally crafted fresh foods and sauces sourced from across the country and sent with delectable recipes, each box delivers delicious meals while supporting small-batch producers.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around mid-month
Price: Starts at $40.00/month
What You’ll Get: Every home knows the value of having this pair of high-quality staples in their pantry: olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Olive A’ Sudden delivers 1 bottle of flavored first-press extra virgin olive oil, 1 bottle of balsamic vinegar and a special surprise gift in each month’s box.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 15th of every month
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What You’ll Get: Treat yourself to a (literal) treat every month with this delicious cookie subscription! From this New York bakery, subscribers receive 1 dozen cookies or one 8" cookie pie shipped right to their door. All treats are organic, handcrafted with natural ingredients, and made in small batches for a unique experience!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 2nd Monday of the month
Price: Starts at $19.50/month
What You’ll Get: For all those who have chosen to lead a vegan lifestyle, but still want to eat bold, flavorful jerky, the Louisville Vegan Jerky of the Month Club delivers the goods. Each month, unbox 3 bags of delicious vegan jerky, including a special surprise flavor in every box, and a Louisville-themed postcard.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 3rd Thursday of every month
Price: Starts at $38.00/month
What You’ll Get: Receive 6-7 full-size, unique home goods like kitchenware, throws, and bath products, -- plus delicious, high-quality foods -- created by regional artisans in Appalachia! Each box comes with a recipe and information about each maker.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3 business days