Lean on local makers to put together a better holiday spread.

Holiday Gift Guides Food Product Overview
Thomas J. Story

These are all examples of the greatest kind of gift: products that you could just as easily purchase for yourself as for loved ones. Or both! All of these food items, from some of our favorite Western makers, are relatively affordable indulgences, so you can set a gorgeous holiday spread for yourself and still be able to budget for gifting to foodies far and wide. Whether those on your holiday gift list have a sweet tooth, love a savory dim sum snack, or are uber-adventurous eaters (hey, don’t knock the chicatana ants until you’ve tried them—they’re a delicacy in Oaxaca), there’s something for every palate here.

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