Oh no! You for got someone on your Christmas List or you have to grab a last minute gift for a party host. What to do, what to do? If they are a Dayton foodie like you, we’ve got some answers!
Food Adventures is here to tell you about last minute Christmas gifts, your foodie friends or family that you will love. You should be able to grab most of these gifts up until dinner hour Christmas Eve.
LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR FOODIES !
— ESTHER PRICE MILK & DARK ASSORTED CHOCOLATES:
This is the “gold standard,” literally. For $15 you can get a great box of classic chocolates which weighs 16 ounces. If they are really special, then impress them with the $30 superbox of assorted milk and dark chocolates which weigh 32 ounces. Guaranteed to make any Christmas brighter! Easy to grab at any Kroger – late hours on Christmas eve!
— T-SHIRT FROM AN ICONIC FOOD SPOT:
Depending on what this foodie loves you can run in and run right out of a
few restaurants here locally with a classic t-shirt they will be proud to wear and show of their love for a particular spot. The best T-shirts include:
SKYLINE CHILI – your coney head friends will flip for these cheap t-shirts!
MARION’S PIZZA – that famous green shirt oozes Christmas!
SUBMARINE HOUSE – who would’t love a shirt bragging about “16 inches of heaven?”
FLYING PIZZA – another cult place with great t-shirts and pizza since 1971
— GRAB A POUND OF COFFEE AT THE DRIVE THRU AT BOSTON STOKER:
Your butt won’t have to get cold or even leave the car on this one. Just drive through the drive thru at Boston Stoker in Centerville on N. Main Street, across from Benham’s Grove and make the slickest heist of the Holiday Season – May we recommend these 3 ground coffees – Highlander Grogg, Hazelnut and Snickerdoodle. Seasons Sippings!
— FROZEN PIZZAS FROM CASSANO’S:
Available at Kroger and the Stroop Rd Cassanos, these frozen pizzas from Cassano’s are rare and fun. Partially cooked, you literally have to warm them up and brown them. Classic pizza choices include Cheese, Pepperoni and Deluxe! Yes we are saying show up with a cold gift. Last minute emergencies mean gutsy calls sometimes. Order them online and send them HERE.
—PRE-MADE GIFT BASKETS at DOROTHY LANE MARKET:
From Dayton items, to fruit baskets, grab your favorite at DLM. Some have Jumps Peanuts and Killer Brownies, and others have produce and nuts. Check over the selection and grab one to go. Various spectacular choices and sizes abound!
— PRE MADE GIFT BASKETS at DISALVO’S DELI:
Wine, pasta, cheese, olives, dressing, sauce, Italian meats or any other thing you can think of. Owner Ronnie and his deli staff can always customize a basket, or you can grab one already made-up on the shelf. In a wonderland of imported Italian goods, this is a great spot for that gourmet on your Christmas list. Located at 1383 E. Stroop Rd. in Kettering, this gift has the potential to be a home run.
More Great Foodie Gift Idea’s You Can Purchase online:
A Vietnamese Food Adventure
Mon, Dec 30th 6:30 at Little Saigon
4 Course meal will be served and the owners will share their story of coming to America, the sacrifice, harrowing escape and eventual triumph.
Tickets are $27 and can be bought online.
Jungle Jim’s Barrel-Aged Beer Bash
January 18 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Barrel-Aged Beer Bash celebrates the art of barrel-aging by bringing together barrel-aged beers of all kinds. From light and funky to sour and bright or deep, dark, and roasty, there’s something for everyone to try and enjoy! Tickets $50, buy online
Bloody Mary Showdown
Sun, Jan 26th noon – 2pm at Mandalay Banquet Center
Local bartenders compete for the Best Bloody Mary title and you’re the judge. General admission tickets $30, VIP Tickets $50 Buy Online
Winter Beer Tour