Travel Innovations for Foodie Fathers

[ 0 ] June 25, 2015 |

If the man in your life loves food and travel, then, this Father’s Day, treat him right with a gadget that he can carry with him on his next trip.

largeFor the Frequent Flier: Carry On Cocktail Kit

Frequent fliers will love the Carry On Cocktail Kit, which includes everything he needs to make a glorious Old Fashioned or Gin and Tonic cocktail, except for the spirits.  The Old Fashioned kit comes in a small card-sized aluminum tin and includes a recipe card, spoon/muddler, aromatic bitters, cane sugar, and a linen coaster.  The Gin and Tonic kit has a recipe card, bar spoon, jigger, tonic syrup, and linen coaster.  Flying has never been classier.

Costs $24.00.  Available at Sur La Table and other retailers.

25350_zoom1-1For the Barbecue Master: Portable Briefcase Barbeque Grill

Uncommon Goods sells this clever portable grill, perfect for RVers and frequent campers.  Simply prop out the adjustable legs, pop open the sleek stainless steel briefcase, add charcoal, and he’s ready to grill.  The size is perfect for grilling for two or kebabs.  Clean up is equally easy by dumping out the charcoal, wiping out the interior once cooled, and closing back up the briefcase.

Costs $80.00.  Available at Uncommon Goods.

img_handpresso_outdoor_set_2For the Coffee Enthusiast: Handpresso Outdoor Set

For the true coffee aficionados, this elegant set from Handpressoproduces espresso without CO2 cartridges or a fancy machine.  Simply place coffee or a coffee pod into the machine, give it a few pumps, and press to spout out espresso.  The set comes with unbreakable espresso cups, a thermos flask where you can store hot water, and a single espresso pod.  Perfect for picnics, camping, road trips, or even at the office to get away from the normal office sludge.

Price: $195.  Available at numerous stores online.

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About Akila McConnell: Akila McConnell is a writer, blogger, photographer, travel expert, and self-described hungry adventurer. McConnell's blog "The Road Forks" is featured on Lonely Planet and chronicles her adventures as a world traveler and foodie.
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