Holiday Gifts for the Foodie on Your List
LAS VEGAS (TheStreet) -- Looking for the perfect gift for the aspiring chef in your life? If your resolution includes learning to cook from your culinary idols or mixing cocktails with tools from one of the pioneering and leading bar professionals in the world, read on. TravelsinTaste has compiled its list of foodie and wine lover stocking stuffers for your gifting pleasure.
In recent years Las Vegas has become arguably the best restaurant city in the world, and the chefs on the Las Vegas Strip represent a veritable who's who of the culinary universe. The 2013 edition of Eating Las Vegas: The 50 Essential Restaurants compiles the opinions of the city's three most respected critics (John Curtas, Max Jacobson and Al Mancini) to create a reference book of everything from beer to buffets and from Sunday brunch to sushi, and it makes for the perfect foodie stocking stuffer.
Do you have an aspiring chef in your midst? Passionate food lovers can cook side by side with David Bouley, Cesare Casella, Marc Forgione, Shaun Hergatt, Jamie Kennedy, Michael Lomonaco, Seamus Mullen, Marc Murphy, Michael Psilakis, Alain Sailhac, Andre Soltner, Christina Tosi and many others at the fifth annual New York Culinary Experience. Enjoy an intimate weekend of hands-on master cooking classes, cooking and conversation. The weekend includes all classes, breakfast, lunch and a cocktail/wine reception each day.