A Culinary Gift Guide for Denver-Area Shoppers

Photo: courtesy Mondo Market

Photo: courtesy Mondo Market

Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Guide for Foodies, Chefs & Wannabe Cooks

By Will Coonradt

The season of gift buying is in full swing and hopefully, this food-oriented, gift-buying guide will aid you in your quest during the holidays.

Mondo Market

This specialty ingredient and delicatessen shop is the perfect market for stocking stuffers and the foodie needs for your holiday parties. It’s located at The Source, a market place and hotel in downtown Denver.

The Proper Pour

Check out this craft bottle shop, which offers a vast selection of local beers, wines and spirits that are well worth sampling this season. 

Photo: courtesy Carbon Knife Co

Photo: courtesy Carbon Knife Co

Carbon Knife Co.

This place features everything from cookbooks by world-renowned chefs to natural sharpening stones imported from Japan. If you’re shopping for the chef in your life, look no further than the well-equipped kitchen store of Carbon Knife Co. Flush with products designed with durability rather than aesthetics in mind, you are sure to find the perfect gift. Who knows, maybe you’ll find something for yourself too?


Truffle Cheese Shop

If funky, sweet cheese is in your wheelhouse, drop by Truffle Cheese or go online and select from an array of cheese platter options. If you care to take it a step deeper, enroll in one of the informative cheese classes.

Photo: courtesy Teatulia Tea and Coffee Bar

Photo: courtesy Teatulia Tea and Coffee Bar

Teatulia Tea & Coffee Bar

Who doesn’t love a cup of tea, whether it’s with milk, sugar or all natural? Someone in your life probably has it on their wish list. The tea bar also offers a selection of unique tea pots and cups to elevate your cozy experience.

Savory Spice

Explore the world of exotic spices at this local boutique that offers over 350 spices. Check out Bohemian Forest, a mustard seed-based spice rub that would pair nicely with pork and chicken. 

Western Daughters Butcher Shoppe

A butcher that provides sustainable, humanely raised, local livestock should be a hit for the carnivores in your life. 

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