Don’t Forget the Hostess/Host Gifts

Staying with someone a weekend/a week? Bring something tasteful and practical.

To Shop and Dine   clockwise

VSOP 25-Year Barrel-Aged Balsamic Vinegar: Crafted from the pure wine must (unfermented grape juice) of white Trebbiano grapes, which is aged in wooden barrels according to time-honored techniques. From Modena, Italy. 15.5 oz $32.95 

Monogrammed Tote Bag: Canvas with Zipper Pocket Outer Button Closure Durable: 17″ wide + 12.5″ tall + 6.7″ bottom gusset with a 24″ reinforced cotton handle.  $19.99 

Zabar’s Upper West Side Appy Bundle Basic: 6 plain Zabar’s NY Original Toasting Bagels ½ lb. Zabar’s pre-sliced nova  Zabar’s plain cream cheese $45.98 18 Assorted Bagels $24.98

Tabletop

Left: Puebla Melamine Serving Bowls – Set of 3:  Small: 10.25″ dia, 3.25″ h  Medium: 11.75″ dia, 3.75″ h  Large: 13″ dia, 4.25″ h Dishwasher safe, not microwave safe. Sale $55.50 

Right: Black Marble Cheese Knives, Set of 3: Set of three includes pointed knife for hard cheese, tear-shaped knife for soft cheese and wide blade for semi-hard cheese. Blades are handcrafted of polished stainless steel. Handles are made of black Marquina marble with antiqued metal accents. 7″ to 7 3/4″ long. $49.95

Drinks?

Left: The Wine Aficionado’s Gift Set: Four piece silver plated wine accessory gift set includes 2 wine stoppers, corkscrew and wine aerator/pourer in a custom foam inlay  Carbon fiber presentation case Free laser-engraved personalization on the lid, of up to 5 lines of text 7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ $104.00

Right: Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails-Destined to become a definitive reference on craft cocktails, the guide features more than 500 of the bar’s most innovative and sought-after cocktails, information on the theory and philosophy of drink making, a complete guide to buying and using spirits, and step-by-step instructions for mastering key bartending techniques. Filled with beautiful, evocative photography. $25.99

Barbecue

Left: The Spice Lab BBQ Barbecue Spices and Seasonings Set: 4 Shaker Jars of one each of the following Bad to the Bone, Sweet Rib Rub, Smokey Pecan Rib Rub & Ancho Chili & Coffee. $24.95

Right: Digital Thermometer Meat Fork for Barbecue: Fast and accurate food temperature in 8-10 seconds after insertion. Designed with a Comfort Grip Handle and Extra Long Fork. Measures 16” inches. insert the batteries and select what you are cooking. Temperature will display on LCD $28.99

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