Christmas shopping got you down? Give friends and family near and far a taste of the Bay Area’s best. Hounds recommend nduja from Boccalone, chicharrones from 4505 Meats (available Thursdays and Saturdays only at the Ferry Building, until Dec. 23), Sabores del Sur’s alfajores with dulce de leche, Rancho Gordo beans, Blue Bottle coffee, bacon peanut brittle from Humphry Slocombe, and McEvoy Ranch olive oil.

Boccalone [Embarcadero]
1 Ferry Building #21, San Francisco

4505 Meats [Embarcadero]
1 Ferry Plaza, San Francisco
No phone available

Sabores del Sur [East Bay]
712 Bancroft Road, Suite 236, Walnut Creek

Rancho Gordo [Napa]
1924 Yajome Street, Napa

Blue Bottle [Embarcadero]
1 Ferry Building #7, San Francisco
No phone available

Blue Bottle [East Bay]
300 Webster Street, Oakland

Humphry Slocombe [Mission]
2790 Harrison Street, San Francisco

McEvoy Ranch [Sonoma County]
5935 Red Hill Road, Petaluma

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