Trying to find the perfect gift but don’t know where to start? Want something you can feel good about gifting and that you know will be appreciated? You can’t go wrong with food! Whether you are looking for the foodie in your life or a food novice, these local small businesses sell treats that are sure to please even the pickiest person on your gift-giving list. And by getting your holiday treats from a local business, you are supporting Detroit-area entrepreneurs. Win-win!
Elegant sweets and treats that satisfy your sweet tooth, baked from scratch by “Crummy” Knox. Her grandmother, who taught her to bake, gave her the nickname. Whether a small tasty snack or special event, Crummy’s baked goods can make your day special. Crummies Sweets & Treats is accepting orders for holiday cookie tins.
Tea is such a simple beverage … just grab a teabag and add water. So why is it so hard to find a decent cup of tea? You want fresh tea with great flavor, at a great value. CommodiTeas offers premium quality teas from around the globe. You will find the freshness you deserve and the value you desire.
Sweet Thoughts makes individually designed gourmet chocolate truffles that are hand painted or airbrushed to give you beautiful pieces of delicious art. They use premium chocolate, fresh ingredients and innovative flavor combinations to give their customers a sinfully delicious treat. They also have a Sweet Krispy Chip that is made with flaxseed, chia seeds, almonds and honey.
Sweet Potato Delights was created by nutritionist, professor and cookbook author Dr. Velonda Anderson in response to sampling the popular sweet potato cheesecake featured in her first cookbook, Pass the Sweet Potatoes Please! They now offer vegan delights for morning, noon, or night that feature sweet potatoes, including sweet potato hummus, sweet potato cheesecake and cranberry sweet potato cake.
Motor City Popcorn provides gourmet popcorn in a wide variety of flavors including cheese, caramel, jalapeno, sour cream and chive, and many more. Popcorn tubs are now available for your gift-giving needs. They are located in Detroit on west 7 Mile Rd. near The Avenue of Fashion.
House of Pure Vin is a signature retail destination for wine lovers and future connoisseurs. Centrally located on historical Woodward Avenue in the heart of Downtown Detroit, House of Pure Vin has wine and champagne that will satisfy any and all taste buds.Their friendly staff is knowledgeable and readily available to assist you in selecting the perfect wine to pair with a meal, enjoy at a party or bring as a hostess gift.
A craft cocktail bar featuring drinks paired with Sfumato’s natural fragrances, Castalia is tucked into a Victorian mansion in Detroit’s Midtown. They offer cocktails-to-go and online classes for the cocktail-lover in your life.
Mongers’ Provisions is a retail shop that specializes in cut-to-order cheese, craft chocolate and charcuterie in Detroit and Ferndale. They also do pop-ups, events and tastings. You can order directly via their website for shipping or pickup. Owned by Zach Berg and William Werner, this business came to be out of a life-long love of good eating.