FATHER’S DAY: Have A Chocolate Cigar

With Father’s Day less than a month away (June 19th), we’re beginning a countdown of Father’s Day gifts. If Dad likes milk chocolate, pass out the Seegars—creamy milk chocolate cigars from See’s Chocolate. Wrapped in brown foil and nestled inside a clear gift box, the “Seegars” have a traditional cigar band printed with an “S,”…
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FATHER’S DAY GIFTS: The Best Gourmet Gifts, 10% Off

Our father always liked a bargain, so in his honor, we’re offering a 10% discount on everything in our gourmet e-store: Father’s Day Gifts as well as everyday treats. For Dad, there are: Heart-healthy gifts, like fresh-picked avocados and the finest gourmet nuts. Indulgent gifts, like the best toffee (also available sugar-free), chocolate and whoopie…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gin Martini

Vodka martinis overtook the original gin martini back in the 1990s. The trend was started by Bond, James Bond, who liked vodka martinis shaken, not stirred (and he picked that tip up from the writer Somerset Maugham).   But new artisan gins are providing a reason to return to the original. Vodka is a simple,…
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FATHER’S DAY: Golf Ball Cupcakes

The best golf ball cupcake we’ve seen, from FamousCupcakes.com. This is the best golf cupcake we’ve seen, created by Famous Cupcakes in Los Angeles. If you’re not in the neighborhood, you can make similar cupcakes at home. The key is finding chocolate golf balls. You can look for them online; we buy them from Woodhouse…
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FATHER’s DAY: The Joy Of Espresso (& Cappuccino & Latte)

Still haven’t found that something special for Father’s Day? There are only 6 shopping days left! If money is no object, and if Dad loves specialty coffee drinks, then Saeco’s new Xelsis superautomatic coffee machine is pretty darn exciting. Superautomatics are complete “coffee centers” that perform the entire espresso- (or other coffee-) making process at…
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