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Tell the old man you love him with a super-sharp knife, handblown bar glasses, or—what’s this?—a bacon tie. By Anna Spiegel

The amazing Martin Miller, with dogs. Photograph courtesy of Martin Miller's Gin.

We love our dads, but they can be tough to shop for. Finding that perfect Father’s Day gift he a) doesn’t already have, and b) actually wants, is an even tougher task. But if your old man is into cooking and booze, you’re in luck. We have ten ideas to impress the toughest father-critics on June 17.

Nespresso Citiz Espresso Maker with Milk Frother

This is one of the best espresso machines around for solo shots and espresso drinks. Want to see it in action? Most area Williams-Sonoma stores stock demo models and make samples upon request. $300 at Williams-Sonoma, multiple area locations.

Bacon Tie

If Dad is in the driver’s seat of the bacon bandwagon, this is the accessory for him. Plus you can pick up a card at the same time. $20 at the Paper Source, multiple area locations.

Sagaform Rocking Whiskey Glasses

Both Dad and his glass will be tipsy after a pour of whiskey in these handblown, curved-bottom glasses that rest at an angle. $32 for six at Table Top DC.

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Posted at 12:30 PM/ET, 06/08/2012 | Permalink | Comments ()