Gift Guides

Locally Made Goodies All in One Place at Phoestivus Market

Here at Chow Bella, we understand how important it is to give (and receive) the perfect foodie gift. So this season, we're helping out by offering 21 food- and drink-focused gift suggestions, one each work day until Christmas, from a local business or provider. You get scads of rock-star ideas, the dollars stay in the Valley, and we get to go shopping -- win, win, win!

4: Locally Made Goodies All in One Place at Phoestivus Market

Locally made gifts are great, but with Christmas so close, who's got time to run all over the Valley and hope to find the perfect present?

Not many, that's who. Good thing the Second Annual Phoestivus Market is going on tomorrow, December 21, from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Urban Grocery and Wine Bar in Downtown Phoenix.

Just in time for last-minute local shopping, the market will feature locally grown or produced food, drinks, and handcrafted gifts in addition to some Seinfeld-esque activities. Keep reading for additional details and a list of vendors.

At tomorrow's Phoestivus Market, the first 100 attendees will receive a free Phoestivus Goodie Bag, a gift wrapping station will be part of the scene, and if you get the shopping munchies, several food trucks will be on hand to put the pep back in your shopping step.

For more details and a full list of vendors, go here.

Miss a Gift?

21: For the Gin Lover: John's Premium Tonic Syrup from Tuck Shop

20: Wrapped Goodness: The Twelve Tamales of Christmas from Los Sombreros

19: Kitchen Confidence: Cooking Classes at the Classic Cooking Culinary Institute

18: For the Grillmaster or Aspiring Chef: Artisan Sea Salts from Go Lb. Salt

17: Blades of Glory: Lee Zierten Artisan Knives

16: Limited Release: 2010 Cochise County Shiraz from Pillsbury Wine Company

15: For the Brittle Addict: Christmas Krak from Laura's Gourmet

14: For the Holiday Hostess: Salad Servers from Frances Vintage

13: The Gift That Grows: Non-GMO Seed Gift Basket From Humble Seed

12: For the Downtown Locavore: The CSM Card from Phoenix Public Market

11: For the Coffee Connoisseur: Roasters Choice Coffee Subscription from Cartel Coffee Lab

10: Signature Goodies From Beckett's Table

9: For the Festival Foodie: 2012 Scottsdale Culinary Festival Pre-Sale Special (Limited Time Offer!)

8: For the Chocoholic: A Chocolate Affair Class at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort

7: For the Culinary Historian: A Cookbook Celebrating Arizona's Centennial

​6: Wine & Chocolate Gift Boxes from Dos Cabezas WineWorks and Tracy Dempsey Originals

5: For The CenPho Restaurant Lover: Phoenix Dining Cards

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