Father's Day Gift Guide

Father's Day Gift Guide

Father's Day is just around the corner - Sunday, June 17, to be exact! It's the perfect time to give the father figure in your life a token of appreciation... and not by buying him another tie.

We've rounded up gifts for every type of guy on your list. Whether you're shopping for a chef, connoisseur, fun-lover, golfer, or reader... you'll find something he'll be sure to love in our boutique.

"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person - he believed in me."

-Jim Valvano

for the chef

1) Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Tacos, and Margaritas - 130 Fun Recipes

Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Tacos, & Margaritas … the flavors of summer! This cookbook will teach you how to properly prepare these summer staples. In addition to detailed chapters on the main menu items, there are also recipes for all sorts of sides, like fries, coleslaw, milk shakes, and more. With more than 130 recipes, from quick and easy to classic to more gourmet fare, this book brings all of your favorites together in one place - making it the perfect companion for casual weekends and entertaining friends.

2) Chemistry of coffee mug

This glass mug is for brooding intellectuals, thinkers, chemists, and people who know that there’s more to coffee than just caffeine. This glass celebrates the complex array of molecules that give coffee its unique qualities and flavors. (Molecules such as guaiacol, which is responsible for that quintessential roasted coffee aroma – or diacetyl, which contributes a buttery flavor!)

3) The Tabasco Cookbook

Whether you ask for it by name at restaurants or are one of the legions of people who travel with your own bottle, you know there's no substitute for giving eggs, oysters, and Bloody Marys a kick. But Tabasco Pepper Sauce is a versatile ingredient for other foods, too! From perfect fried chicken to a pan of peppery gingerbread, here are 80 recipes to test your fiery food limits—each recipe is rated from "gives flavors a lift" to "not for the meek" according to its piquancy level—and keep you coming back for more.

for the connoisseur

1) World Whiskey (leather-bound)

World Whiskey is a nation-by-nation whiskey bible of more than 700 varieties and top award-winners from around the world. Featuring an up-to-date photograph for each type to aid in recognition, this comprehensive reference guides you through every important distilling nation in A-Z format. Learn about every aspect of whiskey productions, gain insight into the operation and secrets of featured distilleries, and use whiskey tour maps to plan trips around major whiskey-producing regions and much more.

2) Todder USA leather flask

Handmade in Newburyport, Massachusetts with locally sourced materials, the Todder Leather Flask are pieces of art for your pocket. All too familiar with the extreme elements coastal towns in New England are exposed to, the craftspeople at Todder understand the value and necessity of durable, high quality products. Made with carefully sourced, 100% USA vegetable-tanned leather, this wallet will look even more handsome with the passage of time.

3) Cigar Companion (leather-bound)

Cigar Aficionado magazine, known worldwide for its celebration of the good things in life, revolutionized the art and enjoyment of cigar smoking. Now Cigar Aficionado presents the ultimate resource: an easy-to-use, full-color guide with ratings and tasting notes for more than 200 fine cigars, organized by brand. The book also explores the history and production of cigars, with expert advice on buying, storage, preparation, and smoking etiquette. With a wealth of useful information, this is an essential reference for both connoisseurs and those just beginning to appreciate the pleasures of cigars.

4) leather coaster set (tan or hunter green)

These leather coasters with accent stitching - available in both tan and hunter green - make a fantastic addition to a home bar, entertaining area, or even outdoor patio.

5) complete guide to single malt scotch (leather-bound)

The world's best-selling book on malt whisky, this seventh edition of Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch continues to provide whisky enthusiasts with all the information, advice, and guidance they need to improve their knowledge and appreciation of single malt whisky.

Fully updated with all the latest significant bottlings, this volume includes an unrivaled A– Z of single malts with background information on the distilleries and tasting notes for more than 1,000 bottlings. By giving practical advice on buying and collecting malts and interpreting whisky labels, and providing hundreds of color images, this book can turn any whisky novice into an informed veteran.

for the fun-lover

1) Wood and bone playing card set

Cleverly store your deck of cards in this handcrafted white bone box. Its unique design is a quick way to spruce up your table. Wood inlay interior and comes with a deck of playing cards.

2) Wood and bone Tic-Tac-Toe game

Set atop your coffee table for a fun, eye catching, eclectic addition. Two sided "X" and "O" ivory bone blocks sit perfectly in their black wood contemporary tray. Each piece carefully made by artisans in India.

for the golfer

1) Golf Courses: Fairways Of The World (leather-bound)

Photographer David Cannon began his career in sports photography twenty-five years ago and is considered the premier golf photographer in the world. Cannon photographs with a true golfer's eye, offering an extraordinary window into some of the world's most celebrated courses across the globe.

2) "How To Play Like a Pro" Personal golfing kit

Master your game with How To Play Like a Proᵀᴹ, a personal golfing kit containing 12 winning essentials. With golf etiquette tips printed on the aluminum flip-top case, this kit is as useful on the outside as it is on the inside!

3) usga On The Green score book (leather-bound)

This compact score book records up to 56 rounds and notes on your play. It also includes the United States Golf Association's Rules of Golf in Brief. Fitting neatly in a pocket or golf bag, this is an ideal gift for any golfer.

for the reader

1) America's National Parks guidebook (leather-bound)

Every national park in the U.S. now fits in the palm of your hand. You'll find park-by-park descriptions, travel tips, activities, fees and open dates. This handy reference guide on cross-country adventures will help you find useful information on wildlife and land forms, important telephone numbers, and web sites. It also includes a 52-page journal section in the back.

2) Traveler's Atlas (leather-bound)

Explore the world with this beautiful Traveler's Atlas, a complete world atlas with an emphasis on cities, transportation systems, and urban points of interest. This compact companion is both comprehensive and travel friendly. It is truly an indispensable tool for both the seasoned and recreational traveler alike.

Stop in and pick up the perfect gift for the dad on your list!

(We have cards, too!)