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Father's Day 2016 gifts for foodies

Let's face it, dads can be hard to shop for.

But we're going to guess your dad loves food. Whether he's a full-blown #foodie or just an enthusiast for a great meal, we have some gift ideas that will please his taste buds.

Let us help you up your gift-giving game.

For the wino dad: Zalto Denk'Art decanter

Hand-crafted in Austria, this decanter is for the
Photo Credit: Sherry-Lehmann

Hand-crafted in Austria, this decanter is for the serious wine drinker who cares to let his wines breathe. This decanter is large enough to aerate an entire Magnum-sized bottle of your favorite full-bodied wine. $132.95 at Sherry-Lehmann, sherry-lehmann.com

For the grill-master dad: Hedley & Bennett apron

Give dad the gift that will make all
Photo Credit: Hedley & Bennett

Give dad the gift that will make all those around him at the grill jealous. Made in Los Angeles by the chef-approved Hedley & Bennett Co., the hickory apron is made with raw American denim. $86. hedleyandbennett.com

For the spicy dad: Momofuku Ssam Sauce

Your dad may be a Momofuku addict or
Photo Credit: Momofuku

Your dad may be a Momofuku addict or perhaps he wants a bite of exotic NYC cuisine. It's easy to feed his craving with this bottled Ssam sauce, good on pretty much anything that could use some saucing. $7.50. momofuku.com

For the carnivorous dad: Spit roaster

If dad really loves meat and really loves
Photo Credit: BBQ Spit Rotisseries

If dad really loves meat and really loves to cook, splurge on a spit roaster. This model from BBQ Spit Rotisseries can handle chickens, roasts or small animals. $355. bbqspitrotisseries.com

For the booze-loving dad: Manhattan Moonshine

Skip the scotch and give dad something different
Photo Credit: Manhattan Moonshine

Skip the scotch and give dad something different this year. Made from New York State grain, Manhattan Moonshine is a whiskey that lends itself to cocktails thanks to its light and smooth taste. This moonshine can stand in for bourbon in an Old Fashioned, which might confuse dad. Tell him to try it! $ 44.99. manhattan-moonshine.com

For the outdoor dad: Campfire sandwich iron

Anybody who goes camping needs this cast-iron sandwich
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Anybody who goes camping needs this cast-iron sandwich iron. Put a grilled cheese inside, hold it over the fire and get happy. $24. rodales.com

For the crafty dad: Brooklyn Brew Shop beer making kit

Let dad explore his love of beer by
Photo Credit: Brooklyn Brew Shop

Let dad explore his love of beer by creating his own craft brew. Brooklyn Brew Shop's kits go beyond your basic ale and come in flavors like Oatmeal Stout, Jalapeno Saison and Bruxelle Blonde. Plus, for the dad who shies away from gluten, there's even a hard cider brewing kit! $40 brooklynbrewshop.com

For the multitasking dad: Martha Stewart's grill basket

Help make dad's job easier! Sometimes there's a
Photo Credit: Martha Stewart

Help make dad's job easier! Sometimes there's a lot of stuff to grill at once, and this basket keeps veggies and other small grillables contained. $16.99 (on sale now, usual price $33.99). macys.com

For the cheesy dad: Feta cheese making kit

If your dad is into cheesy jokes, or
Photo Credit: Uncommon Goods

If your dad is into cheesy jokes, or just really good cheese, teach him to make some himself with this DIY kit! $29. uncommongoods.com

For the urban dad: Lagostina Accademia Bistecchiera Grill Pan

If your dad loves to grill but is
Photo Credit: Lagostina Accademia

If your dad loves to grill but is cooped up in a tiny apartment, show him that he can still sear the steaks with this 11-inch dishwasher-safe grill pan. No charcoal or chips necessary. $149.99, bedbathandbeyond.com

For the cool dad: Whiskey stones

If your cool dad likes his drinks extra
Photo Credit: Andrew Hellman

If your cool dad likes his drinks extra cold, be it OJ or whiskey or iced coffee, these non-porous stones will cool drinks without absorbing or adding any liquid. $20. momastore.org

For the indulgent dad: Neuhaus' Single Malt Whisky chocolates

If your dad likes booze or chocolate, this
Photo Credit: Neuhaus

If your dad likes booze or chocolate, this gift set is your one-way ticket to his indulgent happiness. This gift set includes 24 chocolates designed to pair with whisky, sherry, port, cognac, rum or red wine. $90. neuhauschocolate.com

For the jerky dad: The Big Jerk from Mouth

Artisan beef jerky is a thing, and it's
Photo Credit: Mouth

Artisan beef jerky is a thing, and it's delicious. Bring dad in on the trend if he's not appreciative of it already. And if you're lucky, you can grab some bites, too. $48, mouth.com

For the entertaining dad: Nachtmann tumblers

These pretty hued tumblers will up the game
Photo Credit: Nachtmann

These pretty hued tumblers will up the game of any cocktail lover and they're perfect for summer parties. $19 each. riedelusa.net

For the consistent dad: Chef's knife by Michael Symon Cutlery

Dad deserves a well-crafted knife that will expertly
Photo Credit: Ergo Chef

Dad deserves a well-crafted knife that will expertly chop vegetables and whatever else he wants to prepare. Television chef Michael Symon joined with Ergo Chef to create this line of knives made with high-carbon steel and fiberglass resin. 6-inch chef knife: $51.99 (on sale). ergochef.com

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