Better than Figgy Pudding: Georgetown Gift Guide

Seasons eatings! From festive macaron boxes to holiday coffee blends, chocolate Hanukkah bon bons, mini olive oil bottles, gift card bonuses, and more, it’s oh what yum.

Cookie Box, Levain Bakery

Crispy on the outside, soft and gooey on the inside, Levain Bakery cookies are a classic and delicious treat for anyone with a sweet tooth.

Price: Starts at $27 for box of 4 cookies

Holiday Coffee Blend, Compass Coffee

Holiday Blend is a warm and toasty dark roast, great for cozy winter days and sharing with friends and family.

Price: $16.99

Give a Gift Card, Get a Gift Card, Brasserie Liberté

Purchase a $50 gift card and get a bonus $10 gift card. When you splurge on a $100 gift card, you’ll get a bonus $20 gift card.

Price: $50 – $100

Hanukkah Chocolate Assortment, L.A. Burdick Chocolates

Dedicated to the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, this exquisite collection of chocolate bonbons feature flavors inspired by Jewish cuisine, and imagines what some of the quintessential Jewish foods might taste like as chocolate bonbons. Each box is hand-tied with a blue ribbon and hand-stamped with a silver menorah design wax seal. Available through December 10.

Price: $52 – $82

Georgetown Cookbook, Community Residents

Make it a night in with this Georgetown community cookbook that was published just in time for the holidays. Over 150 Georgetown residents contributed to the book, featuring recipes ranging from Wine Jello to Zuni Sheet Pan Chicken, Yummy Vegan Cream of Chicken Soup, and Ginger Snaps. The cookbook has also incorporated some bits of advice and wisdom for cooking and entertaining, with a sophisticated leather cover and unique art by Georgetown-based artist, Loulou Baker. The cookbook will be beautifully gift wrapped and each purchase includes a special black and white book plate designed by local artist Sidney Lawrence. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the cookbook will be donated to Ewing’s Sarcoma research at Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University Hospital.

Price: $58

Gift Certificates, Mason's Famous Lobster Rolls

It’s been another long year, and we all deserve some lobster. Buy someone special a gift card, perfect for The Classic served chilled with mayor and lemon butter – the kind of roll you’d get on a road trip to New England in the 1930s – or the rival Connecticut, served warm and tossed with butter. Shrimp rolls, lobster bisque, clam chowder, potato salad, and lobster mac and cheese are other menu favorites.

Tea Bundle, Dumbarton House

The perfect gift for the tea lover in your life! Dumbarton House’s tea bundle includes both of our custom tea blends – Colonial Bohea and Young Hyson – as well as a 3-oz. jar of Bee America Honey and a loose-leaf tea strainer. Neatly packed and ready for gifting.

Price: $40

Macaron Gift Box, Olivia Macaron

These seasonal French macarons will make any occasion feel like a festive winter wonderland with holiday-inspired flavors, including Candy Cane, Cranberry, Eggnog, and Gingerbread.

Price: $29 – $135

Mini Olive Oil Stocking Stuffer, Georgetown Olive Oil Co.

Make your holiday party a memorable one with our fabulous olive oil mini bottle favors, from Tuscan Herb to Traditional Style Balsamic and Champagne.

Price: $8

Gift Card, Rosewood Washington, DC

Treat your loved ones to a special dinner at CUT D.C. Enjoy locally sourced farm-to-table ingredients handpicked and transformed by Chef Andrew Skala.

Holiday Gift Box, Green Almond Pantry

A curated box of some our favorite things, from Green Almond treats and special pantry items, to Material Things ceramics.

Taste of Italy, Ristorante Piccolo

Purchase a gift certificate, available in increments of $25, $50, $100, $125 and $150, and enjoy a meal in front of one of three fireplaces in this cozy restaurant – also featuring a strolling violinist every Friday and Saturday. For every $100 in gift certificates purchased from Nov. 19 – Dec. 31, receive a bonus $25 gift certificate (redeemable January – February 2022).

Price: $25 – $150

Bûche de Noël, Patisserie Poupon

Our hazelnut Yule log is a traditional style rolled log with hazelnut dacquoise cake, hazelnut cream, and a crunchy hazelnut feullentine base. A French tradition and a perfect centerpiece for any holiday party.

Price: $45

Holiday Mezze Trio Bundle, Taïm

Enjoy any 3 mezze pints for $20, or any 3 mezze quarts for just $40 – saving 25%! Homemade, refreshing mezze that will make your holiday even more delicious.

Price: $20 – $40

Holiday Red, Bacchus Wine Cellar

A bottle of wine from a boutique vineyard in France is always a classic and welcome gift. Stock up on this rich, layered red that pairs well with a charcuterie board or chocolate holiday treats.

Price: Under $20

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