Planning a New Year’s Eve party? Stop by Poor House in the market hall for the perfect party accessories. Pick up a cocktail book to brush-up on your mixology skills. Keep your party classy with glassware and bar accessories from Simon Pearce. And don’t forget to ring in the New Year with sparklers!

The holidays are in full swing with parties, gift swaps, dinners and more. The Fatted Calf has more than just amazing meat. Stock up on pantry basics as you cook you way through the holidays with Katz olive oil, Straus butter and Claravale raw milk. And you’ve got to have Fatted Calf bacon and apple cider syrup for the brussels sprouts. But what will your guests snack on while dinner is in the oven?  Pop a bottle of wine and let Fatted Calf build a charcuterie platter with incredible cures, pickles, rillettes and olives. Customizable to any size or preference, a platter is the perfect addition to any pre-meal party.

This holiday season, be the hit of the party! Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant is your first choice for local, handmade cheeses and exceptional boutique wines. Oxbow Cheese & Wine offers an outstanding selection of jams and preserves, crackers and crisps, nuts and dried fruits, caviar and champagne, everything you need to wow your friends and family! Chat with the knowledgeable team about a cheese-board crafted specifically for your party and let them help select great wines to go with your feast! New and going fast: Fondue from Rolf Beeler, gorgeous Swiss cheeses by Willi Schmid & Ueli Moser and much more!

Start the holidays with a twist on your table! Try Pica Pica‘s hallacas as a dish to start your meal.  A Venezuelan delicacy served only during the holidays, it is a corn flour dough, stuffed with a three meat stew, profiling a mix of sweet, sour and spicy flavors, wrapped in a banana leaf and steamed before serving. This year, Pica Pica is hosting a Hallacazo on Saturday, December 14, from 12-4 pm with hallacas to get in the holiday mood!

Enjoy 50% off the 100 gram size on a wide range of Tillerman Tea‘s selection of fine teas from now through Christmas. This is the perfect opportunity to get a wonderful Christmas gift, hostess gift, or perhaps a treat for yourself. This sale is limited to supplies on hand, so hurry while they last!

Looking for a great hostess gift or two? In addition to wines and sweet treats, Ca’ Momi is now selling a variety of gift baskets ranging from $70-$120 at its kiosk. And don’t forget to pick up a bottle of their brand new 2011 Pinot Noir Reserve — the ultimate turkey wine. After the party, don’t stress if you’ve dirtied all the pots and pans in your kitchen. Ignore the mess a little longer and dine with Ca’ Momi. Try a bowl of their new pasta and fagioli, a Rancho Gordo cranberry bean soup complete with pancetta and ditalini pasta.