2011 Holiday Gifts for Foodies

Holidays are in full swing and it’s time to grab those last minute gifts for those food lovers in your life. We’ve put together a quick serendipitous list of fun gadgets and treats that your friends and family might enjoy, and shouldn’t necessarily break your bank. Nothing elicits bigger smiles than a foodie-related gift during the holidays.

Here’s some help:

Stocking Stuffers

Food USB Flash Drives
Cute and useful, what could be sweeter? These USB flash drives look good enough to eat and come in a variety of shapes and sizes from 2 GB – 4 GB.  ($12.95 – 24.95 @ Amazon)

Chocolate Zombie Head Bon Bons with Cherry Brains
Satisfy a sweet tooth and a craving for brains, a perfect gift for those with a strong stomach. ($9.99 @ thinkgeek)

Star Wars Chop Sabers
Why use regular chopsticks when you can have the force on your side? ($10+ @ amazon)

Wine Wars Trivia Game 
Keep the whinos in line with this gift. ($13.50 @ uncommongoods)

For Her

Neff Vanilla Cupcake Beanie
Keep your sweetie, super sweet this holiday season. ($32.00 @ amazon)

USB Toast Hand-Warmers 
A good way to keep your hands toasty all winter long while doing work or just surfing the web. (24.99 @

Babycakes Cake Pop Maker
Cake pops are popular this year, but expensive and this let’s you make it quick and easy at home. ($30.17 @ amazon)

For Him

Bacon Wallet
Keep all your bacon in the right place. ($14.99 @ amazon)

Star Trek Enterprise Pizza Cutter
A stylish, heavy duty, pizza cutter that’s no match against any other. (19.99 @

Sushi Chef Sushi Making Kit
For the sushi lover who wants to start taking it into their own hands. ($34.99 @


The I love Trader Joe’s Cookbook
Learn how to mix and match Trader Joe’s foods you already love and make it even better. ($11.82 @

Tiffen Set
A cool way to bring your lunch to work and a great gift for the eco-conscious one in mind. (11.95 – 50.00 @

Droplet Soy Sauce Holder
A sexy? container for soy sauce that you won’t see anywhere else. (70.00 @

By Lucia Phan

Lucia Phan has a Bachelors Degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Food & City Culture and Environmental Economics. She is the founder of Banana Slug Edibles, where she bakes specialty cakes and cupcakes for patients in Orange County & Los Angeles. In her free time she likes to collect recipes and will forever be searching for the best chocolate chip cookie recipe known to man.

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