Holiday Gift Ideas: for the foodie in your life

New York food critic Gael Green first coined the term “foodie” in an article for New York Magazine in 1980. Our kitchens have never been the same.

After surviving the frozen astronaut food of the 1950s, we perked up with Mme. Child’s introduction of French food in the sixties, settled into a quiche overload through the 1970s, and after 1980 we started obsessing on the details: roasted red peppers, the perfect pesto, and artisanal olives.

Today, there’s beauty in simplicity: sun-warmed tomatoes, firm and frilly heads of red lettuce and buttery slices of avocado.

Salad Days Throw Pillow by

For the cook in your house, it’s the “Salad Days” throw pillow for your kitchen banquette or nook (Comes 3 sizes starting at $57).

Wear your crisper love on your tech with the “Salad Days” laptop skin. Head over to for prices and links to products.

Salad Days Laptop Skin by

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