Is finding that perfect present for the food enthusiast who has everything putting a damper on your holiday cheer? Here's Eater Vegas’ list of local gifts to make your days merry and bright.
Cactus Garden Satin Crèmes Collection
Local chocolate giant never has a shortage of sweets to fill gift baskets or stockings, but why not give with a Vegas angle with the 16-piece Satin Crème Cactus Garden commemorative box. The box features Ethel M’s illuminated holiday garden. Inside, assorted milk and dark chocolate pieces.
WHERE TO PURCHASE: Ethel M
Pancake in a Jar
Now those Griddle Cafe pancakes can be had anytime with the Pancake in a Jar. Choose from flavors such as Black Magic, BLUESberry, The Golden Ticket, A Time To Love, Devil’s Bourbon Daydream and Saturday Morning Fever.
WHERE TO PURCHASE: The Griddle Cafe, SLS Las Vegas
Braddah’s Island Style Toe Curling Sauce
Bring a taste of Hawaii with one of Braddah’s Toe Curling Dipping Sauces. Nab Coconut Pearl Colada, Hot Guava Mustard Seed, Mango Pineapple Habanero, Kiwi Lime Jalapeno, Plum & Roasted Peppa or Raspberry Agave Jalapeño.
PRICE: $6.95 for one; $24.95 for four
WHERE TO PURCHASE: Braddah Island Style
Chocolate & Spice Gift Boxes
Never arrive at a holiday party empty-handed with one of the gift boxes brimming with cookies from Chocolate & Spice Bakery. Land gingersnap cookies, macadamia nut, snicker doodle, butter cookies and double chocolate chip or go with a larger size with chocolate bark, caramel popcorn and salted caramel chocolate truffles.
PRICE: $35 to $200
WHERE TO BUY: Chocolate & Spice Bakery, 7293 W. Sahara Ave.
The massive Italian restaurant at the Forum Shops at Caesars has a cookbook for the chef who likes to cook big or go home. The cookbook includes more than 100 dishes meant for large gatherings. Glenn Rolnick, the director of culinary operations for Carmine’s parent company Alicart Restaurant Group wrote the book with Chris Peterson. Weekend family dinners as well as holidays such as Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas are covered.
WHERE TO BUY: Amazon
The Juice Standard Cleanse
For the health-conscious eater on your list, pick up a three-day juice cleanse. The package includes eight flavors that focus on jumpstarting metabolism.
WHERE TO BUY: The Juice Standard