Season's Eatings: Georgetown Gift Guide

From festive cookie tins from local bakeries to Hanukkah chocolate assortments, reusable wine bags, and gift card bonuses, it’s oh what yum.

If you’d like to shop small this holiday season, all of our small businesses have an asterisk (*) next to their name!

Cozy Cookie Tin, Dog Tag Bakery*

This tin features a heartwarming assortment of winter-inspired cookies designed to fill your home with the comforts of the season. With its mix of flavors and designs, this tin captures the joy of sharing sweet, homemade-style cookies with loved ones. Enjoy these treats as a festive indulgence or a cheerful addition to your holiday gatherings. Included are 3 melt-in-your-mouth snowball cookies, 3 apple spice cookies, 2 classic chocolate chip cookies, 2 sugar cookies, and 2 gingersnap cookies. These treats are packed in a limited-edition navy Dog Tag Bakery cookie tin. Every gift box purchased from Dog Tag Bakery supports veterans and their families through their nonprofit mission.

Price: $35 + shipping

Spirit Liftah Reusable Wine Gift Bag, SCOUT Bags*

The perfect hostess gift: just add wine, olive oil, cookies, and more! These are 100x more durable than typical wine bags and last for years – bringing joy to all who receive them. Buying multiples is encouraged so you’re always ready to accept an invitation. Designed to be reused over and over (and over).

Price: $10

Christmas Tree Dozen, Georgetown Cupcake

A festive assortment of 12 different holiday-inspired flavors are packaged in a pink keepsake tree-shaped gift box. Cupcake flavors include Rudolph Red Velvet, Butterscotch Cheesecake, Chocolate Peppermint, White Chocolate Peppermint. Holiday Lava Fudge, Chocolate Eggnog, Santa’s Chocolate Chip, Snowy Vanilla & Buttercream, Christmas Caramel, Chocolate Coconut Snowball, Gingerbread, and Sticky Toffee Pudding – all decorated with a beautiful assortment of glittering, handmade Christmas fondant decorations. Available December 1 – December 31.

Price: $48 / dozen

Coffee for a Cause, Bitty & Beau's

A human rights movement disguised as a coffee shop, Bitty & Beau’s has a mission that will make you feel good this holiday season. Coffee bags can be purchased as whole beans or ground onsite. Purchase in store only.

Price: $16 for 12-oz. bag

Bonbon Box, Arcay Chocolates*

The perfect size for a stocking stuffer, these chocolate bonbons are pieces of art you can eat. Each 12-piece box is filled with a variety of flavors from their award-winning collection – from blackberry cardamom, to churro, lavender, and dates & cashew. All of their products are handmade in small batches at a chocolate studio in DC.

Price: $39

Coffee & Bunny Mug Gift Bundle, maman

It’s every bunny’s favorite pairing. This exclusive bundle includes a customer-favorite hidden bunny mug and an 8-oz. package of whole-bean Parlor Coffee. With notes of brown sugar, cocoa, and baking spice, the merci blend is roasted exclusively for maman by Parlor Coffee. As you drink up, a cute little bunny will appear in your cup.

Price: $34

Chocolate Snowmen, L.A. Burdick

They’re almost too cute to eat. Capturing the flavors of the season, each chocolate snowman is hand-piped with dark chocolate ganache blended with fresh clementines, topped with a roasted hazelnut for the head, and enrobed in white chocolate. The Snowmen are made individually by hand, giving each a character all its own.

Price: $45

Discounted Bottles of Wine, Pizzeria Paradiso*

Something to perfectly fill a stocking! Take advantage of select discounted bottles of wine for carryout (or dine-in, if you want someone to enjoy that gift on the spot) with the purchase of food. Must mention GLOW to receive the discount.

Price: Varies

Holiday Gift Box, Olivia Macaron*

Price: $39

Gift Card, Baker's Daughter*

Whether it’s for that perfect latte, a buttery croissant or house-made banana pudding, a Baker’s Daughter gift card will make you feel the warmth and the joy of the holiday season.

Price: $5 – $500

Prix Fix Dinner, Donahue*

Gift your love ones with a special dinner at Donahue, a cocktail bar and high-end lounge that serves everything from seafood towers to charcuterie.

Price: $75/person, includes one drink. Sunset menu also available for $55/person from 6 pm – 8 pm daily, includes one drink.

Happy Hanukkah Dozen, Georgetown Cupcake

Georgetown Cupcake’s Happy Hanukkah Dozen includes three Valrhona Chocolate & Madagascar Vanilla Buttercream cupcakes with Star of David fondant, three Red Velvet cupcakes with “Happy Hanukkah” fondant, three Chocolate Squared cupcakes (Valrhona chocolate cupcakes with whipped Callebaut chocolate ganache frosting) with menorah fondant, and three Madagascar Vanilla & Vanilla Buttercream cupcakes with dreidel fondant. Available December 1-15.

Price: $42

Pour Over Kit, Blue Bottle

Discover the tools to brew pour overs as nuanced as the ones at Georgetown’s Blue Bottle cafe. This kit includes their scientifically engineered Dripper, one custom Kinto glass carafe, and 30 Blue Bottle bamboo filters. Plus, a 56-page pour over guide, so you can brew like the best.

Price: $65

Old Time Coffee Mug & Pint Glass, Martin's Tavern*

Perfect gifts for your favorite foodies. Both the mug and pint glass come with the Martin’s Tavern logo.

Price: $22 for both

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