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Gourmet Spotting Food Subscription Box Review & Giveaway! April 2013

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Gourmet Spotting Food Subscription Box Review & Giveaway! April 2013

Gourmet Spotting is a monthly gourmet food subscription box – they find the best foods from all over the world and send them to your door! They sent me this box to review – and great news: they want to send a My Subscription Addiction reader a box too! (Make sure to enter this giveaway at the bottom of the review)

Gourmet Spotting Food Subscription Box Review & Giveaway! April 2013

The Box: Gourmet Spotting

The Cost: $29.99  a month plus shipping (includes a meal donated to charity!)

The Products: Gourmet food scouted from all over the world!

Gourmet Spotting Food Subscription Box Review & Giveaway! April 2013

Each box comes with a detailed letter explaining each item in the box – I think this touch makes it great for gifting!

Gourmet Spotting Food Subscription Box Review & Giveaway! April 2013

Yogic Chai Original Masala Chai Tea – Value $4

Askinosie Chocolate Itty Bars – Value $6

This chocolate is fantastic – and the perfect amount where I won’t feel guilty even if I eat all six itty bars. Askinosie was named on of the best in Chocolate by Bon Apetite magazine – I’m not surprised!

Gourmet Spotting Food Subscription Box Review & Giveaway! April 2013

Goji Gourmet Goji Cherry Cacao – Value $5.50

Romanico Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Value $10

After reading about the history of this olive oil and the region it comes from – I can’t wait to roast some veggies with a little of this olive oil and sea salt!

Verdict: I get a lot of subscription boxes, but I’ve never heard of any of these brands before – I love the food discovery that Gourmet Spotting provides! Plus with every box they donate a meal – I’m definitely a fan. Ready to win a box of your own? Enter the giveaway!

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Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.


  1. Has to be good steaks. I will so splurge on good steaks.

  2. I would splurge on raw gourmet chocolates. Oh yum ! 🙂

  3. I don’t splurge on anything in particular, but I am prone to walking into stores like Dean & Delucia and walking out with all kinds of stuff I never intended on buying.

  4. I splurge on gourmet baked items – i love my carbs!

  5. I always splurge on good Cheeses. A wedge of fresh pecorino romano vs. Kraft pre-grated parm? NO CONTEST. WHen you spend more you get more flavor. Canned tomatoes is my number 2. A genuine San MArzano Tomato is well worth the extra loot

  6. i splurge on fresh, locally made gelato and sorbet!

  7. I splurge on small-batch gourmet ice cream!

  8. I splurge on good balsamic vinegar; you can definitely tell the difference. Thanks for the giveaway!

  9. I splurge on good seafood! Along with being safer, it tastes so much better when it is fresh and high quality!

  10. I splurge on truffle oil

  11. I splurge on coffee and sushi(not together). 🙂

  12. This would be awesome! It looks so Delicious!

  13. Chocolate!

  14. I splurge on excellent cuts of meat!

  15. I splurge on a certain kind of chips I love that I can only find in specialty stores!

  16. Cheese (including cheese spreads), gourmet popcorn and spices!

  17. I splurge on gourmet popcorn and cheese (including cheese spreads) and Spices!

  18. I splurge on a good piece of fish. Especially salmon.

  19. I splurge on cheese and chocolate.

  20. Love splurging on fresh organic produce! especially berries 🙂

  21. Too many to count! Mainly chocolate, cheese and coffee

  22. I splurge on Butternut Squash Tortellinis with Scallops.

  23. Everything looks absolutely delicious; I might have to subscribe to this box!

  24. Sounds like a great giveaway! I like the olive oil!

  25. MMM coffee!!

  26. I splurge on cheese, prosciutto and chocolate. Yum.

  27. I would splurge on olive oils and tapenades

  28. I splurge on gourmet chocolates and cheese. I love PCC and Whole foods.

  29. I splurge on nut butters!! Cashew, pistachio, hazelnut….. So. Good.

  30. I splurge on cheese! Trader Joe’s cheese aisle is a dangerous place for me.

  31. I splurge on sauces

  32. I splurge on coffee! Great coffee is the the best thing ever to spend some cash on!

  33. I splurge on gourmet chocolates!

  34. Chocolate. And sushi. Yum.

  35. My family loves tea. I would love to brew the chai for them on a lazy Sunday morning!!

  36. Depends on the week! Anything from good oils to new ingredients to spices

  37. Chocolate and dried fruit…any gourmet trail mixes out there?

  38. I love watching all the different boxes you post. I have tried most of them. Here is one I still haven’t tried. I would be super excited to try it. Fingers Crossed!!!!

  39. We splurge on yummy cheeses! 🙂

  40. Thanks for the giveaway! I’m excited about that olive oil

  41. Cheese, pickles, and olives. We love our salty food around this place!

  42. I splurge on organic fruits and vegetables. I also splurge on different ethnic foods/spices for a diverse weekly dinner menu at home!

  43. I splurge on steak!

  44. I love to splurge on organic chocolates

  45. Love your blog and this review has introduced me to a new box that I think I’ll gift to my foodie brother! But if I win, I’ll enjoy that one for myself. … or maybe I’ll just have to give up one of my other boxes. … such a hard decision.

  46. I splurge on really good chocolate, good wine and yummy cheese 🙂

  47. I would splurge on chestnuts. Chestnuts are a must have around the holidays so we get large sacks from Stop n Shop. If we’re in Germany, we get them in boxes. We enjoy them by warming them up in the over until they’re soft. So yummy!

  48. I splurge on cheeses. I can’t get enough and I love trying different ones. is that considered gourmet?? 🙂

  49. Great box and great review! Love that they want to give one away to one of your readers! 🙂

  50. Coffee and Chocolate! Best splurges EVER

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