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NYC foodie gift guide: Presents for gourmands

When in doubt, you can’t go wrong with a holiday gift that indulges someone’s appetite. From recent releases to newly available products to tools that will upgrade any kitchen, here are our picks for the foodie in your life.

Lakrids licorice

The Danish licorice company has landed in New
Photo Credit: Lakrids by Johan Bülow

The Danish licorice company has landed in New York just in time for the holidays. This sea salt and dark chocolate-coated licorice is perfect for the Sockerbit regular in your circle. $15-$17; Chelsea Market Basket, chelseamarketbasket.com.

'You and I Eat the Same'

For the humanist foodie, this essay collection edited
Photo Credit: Workman

For the humanist foodie, this essay collection edited by Lucky Peach co-founder Chris Ying celebrates the commonalities between cultures when it comes to what's on our plate (like the global practice of wrapping meat in flatbread). $19.95; Workman, workman.com.

Mr. Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur

Update the bar cart of your friend who's
Photo Credit: Mr Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur

Update the bar cart of your friend who's always mixing up drinks with this Australian coffee liqueur, recently available in the United States. $39.96; Astor Wines, astorwines.com.

'The Mini Bar'

The editors of Punch have pulled together 100
Photo Credit: Penguin Random House

The editors of Punch have pulled together 100 essential cocktail recipes in a convenient little notebook set perfect for the budding home mixologist. $20; Penguin Random House, penguinrandomhouse.com.

Cha Cha Matcha's Ceremonial Grade Matcha

The matcha drinker can enjoy making their own
Photo Credit: Cha Cha Matcha

The matcha drinker can enjoy making their own tea at home with this new offering from the NYC matcha cafe. It comes with a month's daily supply of its own propriety blend and a wooden spoon for measuring out. $50; available in shops and online, chachamatcha.com.

The Dutchess by Great Jones

It's been a big year for cookware startups.
Photo Credit: Great Jones

It's been a big year for cookware startups. This cast-iron Dutch oven from one of the latest direct-to-consumer kitchenware companies comes in design-forward colors like blueberry and mustard and a smooth enamel finish, perfect for millennials looking to rely less on takeout. $145; greatjonesgoods.com.

Ippodo glass teapot set

The tea aficionado will appreciate this glass teapot
Photo Credit: Ippodo

The tea aficionado will appreciate this glass teapot from the Japanese green tea specialist. Watch the tea leaves unfurl as it brews. The set includes two Ippodo signatures: Sencha Unro and Gokujo Genmaicha. $39.75; available in its midtown store and online,  ippodo-tea.co.jp/en/shop/ny.html.

Elegant coffee mugs

La Colombe Deruta mug and saucer elevate the
Photo Credit: La Colombe

La Colombe Deruta mug and saucer elevate the drinking experience of the coffee geek in your life with the cafe's own signature porcelain mugs, made in Deruta, Italy, and available in red, black or green for a limited time only. $48; La Colombe, lacolombe.com.

‘Where to Drink Beer’

Evil Twin Brewing's Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø used his globe-spanning
Photo Credit: Phaidon

Evil Twin Brewing's Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø used his globe-spanning rolodex to compile this compendium, which features more than 1,600 recommendations across 70 countries from 500 brewers, beverage directors, consultants and other experts. Any beer enthusiast is sure to pore over it. $29.95; Phaidon, phaidon.com.

Sweet Saba cassette tape candy

The trendy designer candy brand has a new
Photo Credit: Neiman Marcus

The trendy designer candy brand has a new collection at Neiman Marcus for the holidays that includes its fun, signature cassette tape creations, like this make-out mix. $38; Neiman Marcus, neimanmarcus.com.

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