Bring Your Favorite Destinations Home With These Travel-inspired Food Gifts You Can Order Online
Enjoy treats from near and far.
As we've been spending more time at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are cooking, trying out new recipes, and ordering takeout from local businesses. But we're definitely missing dishes from our favorite restaurants and delicacies from destinations around the globe.
That said, you and your loved ones can still enjoy treats from near and far, thanks to gift sets available online. From New York City bagels to French cheeses, there are plenty of food gifts that are perfect for your travel-obsessed friends and family members currently stuck at home.
Williams Sonoma, for example, offers a variety of beautifully packed charcuterie gift crates that will brighten up anyone's day, especially if they'd rather be sipping cocktails and sampling hors d'oeuvre right now. And for families, a gift box full of breakfast treats, or even a fresh batch of bagels, will make staying at home that much more bearable.
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Keep reading for the best food gifts you can order online.
Try the World Subscription Box
Try the World is a subscription box that allows you to sample cuisines from different destinations each month. Every box is themed around a different country, and provides ingredients for cooking, snacks, and drinks that will make you feel like you've traveled the globe without leaving your kitchen.
To buy: trytheworld.com, from $39
Williams Sonoma European Cheese & Charcuterie Gift Crate
This gift crate has everything you need for a delicious charcuterie board, including three types of cured meats, two cheeses, and an Italian panforte cake.
To buy: williams-sonoma.com, $120
Mouth 'Easy Like Sunday Morning' Gift Box
This gift box includes breakfast favorites from around the country, including pancake mix from the Catskills, maple syrup from Vermont, and jam from Los Angeles.
To buy: mouth.com, $92
Harry & David Birthday Truffle Gift Box
If you have a friend or family member celebrating a birthday in quarantine, there's no better way to make them feel as if they're staying at a luxury hotel or dining at an upscale restaurant than with a box of delicious truffles.
To buy: harryanddavid.com, $40
Fuego Box 'Tame to Insane' Hot Sauce Box
Gift the spice lover in your life this box of 11 different hot sauces, featuring flavors from all over the world. From guava to habanero to cherry chipotle, they're bound to find a new favorite sauce from this sampler box.
To buy: food52.com, $135
Atlas Coffee Club Subscription
Give the gift of delicious coffee with this subscription box from Atlas Coffee Club. Each month, they'll receive a bag of coffee from a different country and an accompanying postcard, complete with brewing tips and flavor notes.
To buy: atlascoffeeclub.com, $60 for three months
Vahdam Teas Classic Bloom Set of 12 Loose Teas
If you know someone who always seems to have a cup of tea in hand, gift them this beautiful set of 12 loose teas. They'll be bound to find a new favorite, from cardamom masala chai to maharaja earl grey oolong.
To buy: nordstrom.com, $60
One Dozen H&H Bagels
If you're missing New York (and all of its cuisine), you can get a taste of the city with an order of a dozen bagels from this legendary bagel shop, available on Goldbelly. Choose from 11 bagel varieties to create the best breakfast you'll have at home before you can return to your favorite deli.
To buy: goldbelly.com, $49
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