When in doubt, go for a book, gadgets or something homemade!
Momfuku by David Chang is probably one of the best cookbooks of the year. If you are ever in New York, his restaurants are a must.
Citrus reamers or a citrus press like you see in Mexico.
These beautiful folding wooden salad tongs are also perfect.
A jar of Barr’s homemade Chocolate Hazelnut spread.