It’s no secret that Seattle is a foodie city and that means you’ll probably be navigating buying at least one food-centric gift this holiday season. As choosing the right present isn’t always the easiest, we’re here with a gift guide full of ideas to inspire your gifting decisions or set you on the right path.

Here are 10 delicious gift ideas for the Seattle foodie in your life.

Fran’s Chocolates

Fran’s Chocolates are a classic Seattle sweet. From milk chocolate to dark chocolate, enrobed fruits to salted caramel, the local chocolatier has something for everyone making it a great gift for friends near and far.

Where: In store or online

Chef Guided Food Tour of Pike Place Market

This tour has been rated the “best of the best” by TripAdvisor users. The experience has received over 420 five-star reviews. Customers get to stop at nine different market businesses throughout the 2-hour tour in Pike Place Market, which is described as one of the city’s “most famous landmarks.”

Where: Purchase online, tour at Pike Place Market
Cost: $66.50

Book Larder


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Do you know someone who could use a cookbook or maybe a few? Book Larder solely focuses on books about food. Whether your friend is a master cook or beginner, there’s a book for them.

Where: 4252 Fremont Ave N

A feast of locally raised oysters

Local oyster purveyor, Taylor Shellfish Farms is offering the Taylor’s Raw Bar Experience which includes 15 Taylor Pacific Petites, 15 Virginica Oysters, 15 Kumamoto oysters, a shucking knife, shucking gloves, mignonette sauce, Tabasco sauce, and lemon.

Where: Purchase online
Cost: $150

Cooking classes at The Pantry


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The gift of learning goes far, especially at The Pantry. The cooking school offers a wide variety of classes that focus on “deep dives, traditional food crafts, storytelling, and building community.”

Where: 1417 NW 70th Street

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The perfect snacking basket


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While picnic season may be on hiatus, gifting a beautifully curated snack basket is the perfect fall and winter substitution. Fremont’s Baskette has a selection of delicious snacks like tinned fish, preserves, kombucha, nuts and all the goods you could ever need for the perfect basket.

Where: 4459 Fremont Ave N

The sharpest knives in the drawer

Look, knife sharpening might seem a little boring but think about how many times you hear about friends or family complaining about dull knives. If it’s not something you know how to do at home, it might not be something that you choose to get serviced. So treat your loved ones to knife sharpening which means even better and easier cooking.

Where: 2607 NW Market Street

A wine subscription from La Dive


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Capitol Hill’s La Dive has a subscription service that allows you to choose from 2, 4, or 6 bottles per month. They’ll select their favorite natural wines for your enjoyment. On the first Monday of each month, you can head over to La Dive to pick up your wines in the shop.

Where: 721 E Pike St

The perfect kitchen item from Sur La Table

It’s hard to go wrong with anything from Sur La Table. For the chef in your life who wants that one very specific kitchen gadget, pan, or object, a trip to Sur La Table is a great choice. The store has a wide selection of items in all sorts of price ranges as well as knowledgeable staff who can help you make the right choice.

Where: 84 Pine St

Locally roasted coffee

While Seattle is known for one very large coffee giant, our city has tons of amazing local roasters. Elm in Pioneer Square is a great option as they have tasty single origin coffees and a beautiful storefront to shop from. Of course it never hurts to stroll the neighborhood with a cup of coffee afterward.

Where: 240 2nd Avenue South

Hopefully this gift guide gives you some ideas and happy shopping out there!