Eric Ripert runs a little outfit called Le Bernardin. Fish leap from the ocean into pans just for the
privilege of being prepared by him. Anyway, this is the sturgeon roe he serves there. And if you’re in
Manhattan, you can get it delivered... today. So you probably should.
This takes Dalí to the next level. It’s basically a poster that has a desk clock on it. Only it’s
not a desk clock, see. Just a photo of one. Except the clock photo itself actually tells time. Once
you recover the pieces of your blown mind, gift this thing.
$150, available at The Future Perfect, 55
Great Jones St, 212-473-2500, and 115 N 6th St, Brooklyn, 718-599-6278
Gifts that keep on giving: Human Fund donations, ponies and this six-month subscription to the world’s
best dry-aged beef. Every other week, your ecstatic giftee picks up three to seven pounds of whatever cut is
on the schedule, along with recipes. Just make sure they remember who gave it to them.
Dipping sauce. Kinky massages. Well-made pasta. Seductive showers. Classic oil fights. There’s really no
limit to what someone can get out of this set of oils and vinegars. First of all, yes, black and white
truffle varieties are included. Second of all, oil fight’s at your place.
$50, available at O Live Brooklyn, 60 Broadway
(between Berry and Wythe), Brooklyn, 718-384-0304
A lot of maintenance goes into a truly spectacular example of facial hair. There’s beard oil, mustache
wax, facial serum and muttonchop glue. Okay, one of those is fake. The rest are available from this Brooklyn
enterprise. (And you were right, it was muttonchop glue.)
$22-$48, available through Dec 18 at the Nylon
Pop-Up Shop, 72 Gansevoort St, and anytime at The
One Well, 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, 347-889-6792
FOR YOUR OWN SANITY
Her Name’s Allie. She Wraps Presents.
You have a lot of admirable qualities. Really, you do. But gift wrapping is not among them. So consider a
festive young lass, Allie, at your disposal. Bring your gifts, choose a wrapping style, go grab a drink
somewhere, pick the gifts up. We heard she has a PhD in origami.
$4/package and up, available from Wrap it Up,
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