Summer 2007 Gift Guide

CHOW’s 2007 Summer Gift Guide


Meat Me

Madison Avenue butcher Lobel’s will fill your freezer with filet mignons, boneless strip steaks, bone-in strip steaks, and veal porterhouse steaks.
Lobel’s Get Together Pack, $358.98

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Frequent Cheese

Six months’ worth of cheese means six months of happiness.
Murray’s Cheese of the Month Club, $300

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Cocktail College

Arne Jacobsen’s classic, sleek stainless-steel shaker has a strainer insert.
Stelton Cocktail Shaker, $219

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We’ll Always Have Paris

Lynn Goldfinger sells silver and china from famous old hotels like the Ambassador and the Ritz, so your newlyweds can reminisce about honeymoons not yet taken.
Paris Hotel Boutique Vintage Serveware, $125–$225 for teapots

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Now You’re Cooking

The starter set from Staub includes three of the cookware company’s most popular and practical pieces.
Staub Starter Set, $219.95

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Pedal to the Metal

Adam Simha’s handmade stainless-steel knives, with bike grip handles that provide maximum comfort and minimum slip, have seduced both home chefs and professionals.
MKS Design Knives, $419 for chef’s knife, paring knife, and diamond steel

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Gas-Tronomy

This Ducane grill has a built-in work area, a rotisserie, a smoker attachment, and side burners.
Ducane Affinity 4200 Gas Grill, $469

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Drinking by Tea Light

Craft your own tea ceremony with this handcrafted, insulated tea lantern. The tea light holds a candle that sends diffused light through the liquid, while keeping it warm. Or use it without the candle for a cold drink.
Molo Fritted Float Tea Lantern, $229

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Just Add S’mores

Cozy up to this transportable firepit and let the campfire tales begin.
Terra Outdoor Fire Basket, $435

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Drink This, Then This, and Then This

In a sea of monthly wine clubs, we like Wine.com’s Grand Tour package. They select bottles from nine different regions, offer informative tasting cards with each selection, and consistently choose great wine.
Wine.com Grand Tour Wine Club, $299.99 for two bottles a month for six months

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