With just one week until Hanukkah and two before Christmas, we are almost — although not quite — into last-minute gift-buying territory. There is still time to order things online, but as that window gets slimmer, you may find the prospect of shopping for gifts in person increasingly appealing. And if that is the case — and if you live in New York City or Los Angeles — (*salesperson voice*) have I got news for you!
This year, Eater has teamed up with Shopify for two holiday markets, in Soho in New York and at the Row in Downtown LA. Both kicked off December 10, and through the 18th, you can drop by to shop some of Eater’s favorite food and kitchen finds. It’s kind of like our gift guides come to life.
But wait, there’s more! We’ve also put together a full slate of events, including talks, hands-on demos, and tastings. If you’re reading this on Sunday morning, note there’s still time to grab a cup of Nguyen coffee as part of a demo in New York. Later, Kwame Onwuachi will be in conversation with Eater Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Wu, followed by a book signing. And in LA, you could spend the afternoon shopping while snacking on Holey Grail doughnuts or Salt & Straw ice cream (free while supplies last). Check out the schedule and RSVP for the events in New York and LA. I’m probably most looking forward to my conversation with cookbook author Claire Saffitz on Thursday night, though free (yes, free) Malai ice cream on Friday might be a very close second.
And for those not in New York or LA: You can shop the collection via the Shopify app and have items shipped to your home. Like I said, there’s no need to rush out to complete holiday shopping lists just yet.
A set of Big Night cocktail napkins, a Harlie Brown Studio plate, and a candle from Altra Object.
For the person who gets all their recipes from TikTok, or is maybe just starting out in the kitchen, Amy McCarthy put together this gift guide to all the basic must-haves, including a display-worthy cutting board and the best cookbook for beginners.
Food influencer Sophia Roe partnered with Pamela Love on a line of mushroom-themed jewelry, featuring many, many silver gills.
Parade, the underwear brand, has a new line of Coca-Cola underthings.There’s also a few things one could wear out and about, like this sweatshirt with a still from a vintage Coke ad.
One of these neon marbled candles, shaped like an heirloom tomato, a pear, or a wedge of cheese, would make a nice White Elephant gift.
A stylish cheese plate – or a bread plate, lemon plate, or pamplemousse plate – would make a nice option for a gift exchange with a larger budget.
Baking-supply brand Supernatural is selling a limited run of cookie jars from several ceramic artists. There's only one of each available, so act fast if you're interested in adding a cookie jar to your counter.
Big Night, the Brooklyn store dedicated to dinner parties, is now shoppable online and has a fun selection of gift boxes with themes like Tinned Fish Riches and ’Tinis for Two.
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