NEWS The Best Foodie Gifts from Philadelphia for the Foodie in Your Life

A Very Philly Gift Guide

From buttery tarts to spiced ketchup to jazzy snacks, our favorite gifts showcase the diversity of Philadelphia’s dining scene. Whether you’re shopping for your favorite cocktail lover, or just stocking up on fillers, these gifts showcase creativity and, most importantly, taste.

Embrace the Vietnamese expression “đi uống cà phê” (which translates to “let’s drink coffee”) with this espresso gift from popular Kensington coffee shop. It’s the first blend made with a three-part roasting process, with a flavor reminiscent of coffee brewed in Vietnam.

💵 $16 to $85, online or in store, 📍 3400 J Street, G1, 📞 215-690-1268, 🌐

Chef Mike Sicinski and cietitian Niki Toscani gifted their wedding guests handmade pickles and later created the Fishtown Pickle Project. Follow in their footsteps and gift delicious habanero dill, or opt for sweet and sour garlic and sweet onion varieties.

💵 $13.50 each, 🌐

Imagine receiving a plate of mini artisan butter tarts oozing sweet, tart fruit, creamy mascarpone cheese and rich chocolate from this Italian market institution. Dessert trays are customizable with flavors including Traditional Fruit Tart, Chocolate Raspberry Ganache, Tiramisu, Chocolate Mousse, Lime, Lemon Blueberry, Banana Cream, Apple Pie and Lemon Meringue.

💵 $25.00/box, $28.00/tray, 📍 1009 Christian St., 📞 215-923-3092, 🌐

If you’re looking for a sweet Christmas gift, head to this market street confectionary where you’ll find a nutty holiday shortbread for you, made with homemade crunchy almond toffee dipped in homemade dark chocolate and baked with salt. Made from almonds.

💵 $14 per half pound box, online or in store, 📍 110 Market St., 📞 215-922-1048, 🌐

Make your favorite people coffee with Rival Bros’ Roaster’s Choice rotating selection of signature blends and single origin options. Choose between three different plans, with one to three coffee bean bags shipped each time. (

💵 $19-$49, online subscription, 📍 multiple locations, 🌐

What do you get when you combine pumpkin, sunflower, sesame and flax seeds with a dash of coconut sugar and sea salt? A creamy, sweet and savory butter that contains Omega-3 per two tablespoons per day. Here’s a gift for your vegetarian friend who is looking for a nut-free, gluten-free snack option.

💵 $12-16, monthly subscription, online, 🌐

Alex Bois uses freshly ground organic whole wheat flour, bread crumbs, butter, demerara sugar, maple syrup, canola oil, and salt to create pretzel short whiskers for a sweet, malty, buttery pretzel snack .

💵 $12, 🌐

Adapted from a recipe by matriarch Vijoo Korde, this tomato lonsa is versatile and delicious, and each container consists of a pound of tomatoes with chilli, curry leaves, jaggery and turmeric, asafoetida, fenugreek, mustard seeds and mustard seeds The spices are mixed to make chili.

💵 Buy online for $10 from Philly Foodworks or Farmers Market, 🌐

This category matches you. Inside, you’ll find Champlain Triple (soft, ripe triple cream with a flowery white rind), paired Hootenany (goat’s milk Gouda) and Birchrun Blue (sweet and spicy blue cheese) paired with a selection of Shane Confectionery single origin Bean – Chocolate. (

💵 $45, online, 📍 705 S. 50 St., 📞 267-702-4231, 🌐

Outside, a watercolor of Love Park by Lois Mauro adorns a festive tin. in? Nostalgic delicious Kake treats: Butterscotch Krimpets, Peanut Butter Kandy Kakes and more.

💵 $30, online or at Pennsylvania General Store, 📍 multiple locations, 🌐

Philadelphia Distilling’s Bluecoat American Dry Gin is distilled and bottled in Fishtown using hand-hammered copper pot stills, and it does a great job of blending classic cocktails, from martinis to French 75s. Citrusy and sweet orange top notes with Croatian juniper berries make it easy to get creative.

💵 $33, 🌐

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