If Father’s Day shopping is on your to-do list, have we got some suggestions for you. Check out our top picks for the 2023 Jersey Bites Father’s Day gift guide.
1. Chop Box
New Jersey-based Chop Box provides premium, all-natural, USDA beef aged in-house and hand-cut by artisan butchers. The company’s slogan, “The Best Meat You’ll Ever Eat,” refers not only to the beef options but also to restaurant-quality pork, chicken, duck, seafood, lamb, and veal. Purchase a signature box or let Dad pick his own with a Chop Box Gift Card. Check out their bestsellers here.
2. Polish Delicacies from Piast Meats & Provisions
Any fan of traditional Polish food will lose their pierogi-loving mind over a gift box from Piast Meats & Provisions. Delicious “bundles” that include kielbasa, pierogis, cold cuts, and baked goods are all made in-house in the Garfield, New Jersey location. They ship their goods across the Continental United States, and offer express shipping and gift cards if you want to let Dad choose something for himself! For more information, check out the website here. (And get 10% off gift cards purchased online, through Father’s Day.)
3. City Brew Tours
Craft beer-loving dads will geek out over an excursion from City Brew Tours. Sip on beers from New Jersey breweries on one of their regional tours. Each package includes production tours of breweries and interactive lessons in beer history and culture. Follow the link for tours near you.
4. Beer Drop
A subscription means curated craft beers arrive on a monthly, or quarterly basis. Beer Drop collects samples from breweries across the country to provide a unique array of beers to match Dad’s flavor profile. It’s the perfect gift for the craft beer lover. Check out the subscription options here.
5. Manly Man’s Beef Jerky Bouquet
When you think “foodie,” beef jerky is probably NOT what comes to mind. But this gift is so cool we had to include it. It’s great for beer-loving dads. The bouquet comes in a Manly Man-branded pint glass. (A stainless steel version is also available.) You can order 8 stems or a full dozen. And choose from four flavors: original, teriyaki, hot, and mixed. Check out the website for a broader selection.
6. Fuego Box
Hot sauce subscription? Yes, please! When you gift a Fuego Box for Father’s Day (or subscribe yourself!), you choose whether the box is monthly or quarterly as well as its heat level. In addition to its gift boxes, Fuego box carries sea salts and other items.
7. Universal Yums
If you’re shopping for someone who likes to snack it up, your search just may end with Universal Yums. These monthly gift boxes focus on snacks from one country each month. (May 2023’s box included snacks from Taiwan.) The gift boxes also include trivia and games with info all about the snacks inside. Find subscriptions and one-time gift options here.
8. Gozney Roccbox Pizza Oven
If you really want to secure your spot as the favorite gift giver in the family, splurging on a Gozney Roccbox Pizza Oven will do the trick. Watch your siblings cringe as he unwraps this bad boy. Gozney offers the Roccbox, a restaurant-quality portable pizza oven. This stone-floored oven is equipped with a detachable propane gas burner, bottle opener, and a professional-grade pizza peel. Take a closer look at this incredible piece of equipment here.
A great Garden State find, Just Jersey in Morristown is bound to make any Jersey dad proud. One ideal gift, a Jersey-themed basket, includes some of the state’s best local specialty foods. It includes small-batch hot sauce, salt water taffy, Jersey ketchup, blueberry honey, butterscotch peanut butter, a small jar of local maple syrup, and Jersey-shaped chocolates. Your order can be arranged in a standard gift box, on a market tray, or in a NJ-shaped basket.
10. 30 Burgers Gift Card
If you’re shopping for a burger lover who lives near a 30 Burgers location, this may just be the way to go. New Jersey locations include:
- Bound Brook
- East Brunswick
- Hillsborough (coming soon)
- Red Bank
Check out the full 30 Burgers menu here.