11 KC-Inspired Gifts for Foodies
From award-winning tortillas at Yoli Tortilleria to the artistic indulgence of Christopher Elbow's chocolates, these Kansas City-inspired delights promise a tasteful celebration of the region's culinary excellence.
Tortillas from Yoli Tortilleria
Pay a visit to Kansas City’s latest James Beard Award winner for Sonoran flour tortillas, plus salsas and more fantastically flavorful choices.
Marshmallows from the Modest Mallow
With flavors that range from vanilla to peanut butter to birthday cake, they’re much more than your standard marshmallow. Let them dissolve in your morning coffee or snack on them straight from the bag.
Chocolates from Christopher Elbow
Each delicious morsel doubles as a work of art. Browse the standout chocolatier’s holiday collections or assemble a box of your own selections.
Ice cream from Betty Rae’s
With locations in the River Market, Waldo and Olathe, the beloved scoop shop now has pints available in nearly 30 Cosentino’s grocery store locations throughout the area. Give a sweet gift by picking one up (and grab another to make your own holiday a little tastier).
Cooking classes at the Culinary Center of Kansas City
Whether they’re hoping to grasp the basics or perfect their pastries, treat the culinary enthusiast in your life to a hands-on learning experience that will help them take their own cooking skills to the next level.
Kitchen essentials from Pryde’s Kitchen & Necessities
The stacks and shelves that fill Pryde’s have something new to contribute toward even the most well-stocked kitchen. Stroll every aisle and see where inspiration strikes.
Snacks from Chamoy Boi
Choose from peach rings, gummy worms, dried mango and more, all coated in chamoy and tajin to create sweet and savory snacks that finish with a bit of a kick.
Merch from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Kansas City’s hometown brewery since 1989, the brand has become a clear way to demonstrate an affinity for the Heart of America. Beer fans near and far will appreciate selections from Boulevard’s sprawling gift shop.
Chef’s Counter Hearth Experience at Acre
Take an exclusive front row seat to see the culinary experts in action at this Parkville staple. Bask in the glow of the restaurant’s open hearth between bites of a five-course tasting menu, available for up to four guests.
Mug from Belger Arts Center
One of Kansas City’s finest art studios, choose from a selection of handcrafted coffee mugs by local and national artists at Belger Crane Yard Studios.
Anything from the Local Pig
It’d be too hard to pick just one item. Step into the River Market butcher shop for a staggering selection of meats, plus soups, seasonings and much more to delight the home chef in your life.