Author: Nycci Nellis

5 Foodie Picks for Gifts with Good Taste

’Tis the season of giving, and I’ve gone through my very large bag of tricks for fab finds for even the pickiest of eaters and/or receivers. 1. A Pinch of Style Whenever I am at a total loss on what to give, I always know I can ping Amanda McClements and her knowledgeable staff at Salt & Sundry for inspiring ideas. For the sherry or wine lover, a Spanish Porrón; for the woman who has everything, a set of insanely chic matte-black Picardie tumblers; and for the eco-conscious, a collection of stainless steel drink straws.  Spanish porron, $48; tumblers, $6 each; stainless steel straws, $18, Salt and Sundry.  2. A Taste of DC Given that I am from DC, I love giving DC-centric gifts to my favorite foodies and Shop Made DC is an obvious destination. Their ‘DC Loves To Cook’ package includes uber-cool items like a cutting board imprinted with the city’s three-star logo, a variety of salsas, chips, hot sauce, and the must-have D.C. mumbo sauce.  $130, DC Loves to Cook.  3. Italian …