Ideal for impromptu NYE gatherings, hostess presents, and gifts for the forgotten, the Pike Place Market favorite stocks a serious selection of top-notch condiments, dry goods, and snacks.
Amedei Chocolate, $7
Italian bars in flavors like peach and apricot, milk, and dark cacao blended with almonds are wrapped in fine watercolor illustrations of fruit and nuts.
Elvis Greek Kalamata Olives, $8
Perfect-for-popping salty snacks float inside the curvy, rectangular can with charming retro branding.
The Fine Cheese Company Crackers, $6
The stylishly packaged snacks from England come in unusual flavors — fennel, fig, red pepper — and are meant to be paired with cheese.
Fleur de Sel, $26
A generous-size glass jar brimming with French Noirmoutier Island sea salt will tickle the taste buds of gourmands and fussy eaters alike.
Orange Slices in Syrup, $25
Packed in Italy by the Marchesi di San Giuliano, the pretty jar of preserved rounds contains sugar, fruit, and brandy. Pour the syrup over vanilla ice cream, pound cake, or even a baked ham.
DeLaurenti Food & Wine, Pike Place Market, 1435 First Avenue (206-622-0141).