He taught you how to ride a bike, drive a car and that it's perfectly fine to eat mayo-slicked slices of bread as an after-school snack. (Or maybe that was just my dad.)
Whether it's your pops, grandfather, uncle or whoever taught you the crucial life lessons that shaped you into the person you are today, he certainly deserves something special this year. We've got you covered.
Maybe your old man appreciates a fine Japanese whisky or finally needs to let go of that raggedy, slightly embarrassing Kiss the Cook apron. Whether he's a picky person or a go-with-the-flow kind of guy, this gift guide has something for everyone.
Here's to you, Dad.
IKEA Viktigt Bamboo Cutting Board and Bowl
He doesn't criticize your balayage locks, so you can have only so much say about his mess in the kitchen. However, you can nudge him gently to cutting board Zen with this mise-en-place-perfect set.
Photo: Courtesy of IKEA
Your old man already has a pretty impressive mustache, so why not give him the whole modern bartender look with this 1930s-inspired, hourglass-shaped jigger?
Photo: Courtesy of The Boston Shaker
Allen Brothers Ambassador's Assortment
Surprise Dad with the unbeatable gift of award-winning meats from Allen Brothers. From June 3 to 15, the Allen Brothers Ambassador's Assortment comes at a discounted cost and complete with all his favorite USDA Prime cuts. With four 10-ounce Prime Sirloin Strips, four 20-ounce Porterhouses and four eight-ounce Prime or Choice Filets, this makes the perfect present for summer. Get the special discount today!
allenbrothers.com, $343.96 for USDA Prime Filets & $269.47 for USDA Choice Filets
Highland Tumblr Smoke
Savor fancy-pants sips (ahem, Japanese whisky) in these charcoal-hued tumblers from famed glassmakers Riedel.
Photo: Courtesy of Riedel
Tilit Luxe Chef Apron
Kiss that Kiss the Cook apron goodbye with this washable waxed cotton canvas apron. Bonus: It's machine washable (you're welcome, Mom).
Photo: Courtesy of Tilit Chef Goods
Areaware Liquid Body Flask
Secure your spot as the undisputed favorite by presenting Dad with the greatest gift of all: alcohol at the ready. This ultramodern stainless steel flask should do the trick.
Photo: Courtesy of East Dane
Best Made Co. Pocket Stone
Tap into his fixer-upper mentality with this handy sharpening stone with dual-sided grades (Soft Arkansas and black Arkansas Stones). He can practice on your knives first.
Photo: Courtesy of Best Made Co.
SOS Chefs Chimichurri Spice Blend
Let the grill master have his day beyond summer with this expertly sourced dry chimichurri mix from the cult favorite spice shop among New York City chefs.
Photo: Courtesy of SOS Chefs
Suntory "Hibiki" 12 Year Old Blended Japanese Whisky
Impress Dad with a serious whisky, like this award-winning Japanese malt and grain blend. Taste the honeysuckle notes and gentle finish? Better drink more just to be sure.
Photo: Courtesy of DrinkUpNY
Pivo Solid Brass Bottle Opener
Forget the tacky belt buckle and give your main guy this stylish yet clever bottle opener designed by lighting architect Luke Smith-Wightman.
Photo: Courtesy of Kaufmann Mercantile
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