What’s that you say? You still haven’t completed your holiday shopping for the foodies in your life and couldn’t find anything in AppleEats’s two-part holiday gift guide (found here and here)? In that case, you may want to consider the gift that every food-lover wants — at least according to the National Restaurant Association, which reports that 72% of people say they want a restaurant gift card this holiday season.
“Restaurant gift cards are a perfect gift for anyone on your shopping list; they’re quick and easy to purchase and your friends and loved ones get to pick the meal they want most,” says Hudson Riehle, senior vice president of research and knowledge for the Association. “A sizable 47 percent of adults say they are planning to give a restaurant gift card to somebody this holiday season–and among consumers with children in their household, that goes up to a whopping 60 percent.”
The study even breaks it down by which types of card are most preferred: