Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Selections by EdibleDC and Salt & Sundry

Photography by Kate Headley 

The season of giving is here! Need gift ideas for your host, friends or loved ones? We’ve got you covered with some of our favorite items made and sourced locally. We’ve grouped them around different themes: The Home Mixologist, All-Natural Beauty, The Home Cook and Garden Greenery. The talented team at Salt & Sundry rounded out our picks and styled it up beautifully, and now you’ll want it all. From stocking stuffers to big ideas, our gifts should be easy to find for everyone—even you, you last-minute shopper.  


  • Yarai Mixing Glass, $38 & Gold Trident Bar Spoon, $18. Available at Salt & Sundry.  

  • Cotton & Reed Dry Spiced Rum, $35. Available at Cotton & Reed’s distillery and most local liquor stores.

  • One Eight Distilling Rock Creek Whiskey, $49. Purchase at the distillery or local liquor stores in DC and MD.  

  • Shrub District Ginger & Blueberry Basil cocktail vinegars, $10 each. Available at many local retailers and online at

  • District Distilling Wild June, $30. Available at the distillery and online at

  • Embitterment Bitters by Modern Cart, $11.99. Available online at  

  • KO Distilling Battle Standard American Dry Navy Strength Gin, $35. Found at DMV liquor stores or order online via  

  • Royal Rose Cardamom Clove Syrup, $12. Available at Salt & Sundry 

  • True Tonic Syrup, $18. Widely available at area grocers, liquor stores and online at

  • Textured Brass Tray, $158. Available at Salt & Sundry.  

  • Klimt Cocktail Glasses, $11.95 each. Available at the National Gallery of Art gift shop or online at

  • Assorted Cocktail Recipe Books, at Salt & Sundry

  • Chacho South American spirit, $29.99. At select local liquor stores or online at  


  • Skincando Combat-Ready Balm, $6–$115. Available at The Emerald Door or the Takoma Park Co-Op or online at

  • Strength Travel Candle, $20. Available at Little Leaf or online at

  • Brass Mirror, $78. Available at Salt & Sundry

  • Assorted Au Naturale Cosmetics, $22–$35. Shadows, lipsticks, blush sticks, highlighters, lip stains, pencils and more available at, and coming soon to Whole Foods Market.  

  • BannerBee HelpingHand Propolis Salve, $6.50. Available at

  • Hexagon Dish, $14. Available at Salt & Sundry.  

  • “Made in DC” premium soap, $5. Available at Hunnybunny Boutique  

  • Desert Rose Toning Mist, $18. Available at Salt & Sundry

DINING / HOME COOK (from left to right)  

  • Maryland Reserve Artisan Honey, $24. 

  • Linen Napkin, $14. Available at Salt & Sundry

  • Goose Plate, $21. Available at American Plant Tinge Boutique or

  • Agra Block Print Tablecloth, $48–$98. Available at Salt & Sundry.  

  • Mortar + Pestle, $24. Available at Salt & Sundry

  • Collection of Grilling Rubs, $26. Available at Bazaar Spices. 

  • J.Q. Dickinson West Virginia salt one-pound bag, $25, and a ceramic Salt Pig, $42. Available at  

  • Round Teak Spoons, set of four, $28. Available at Salt & Sundry

  • Homestead Gristmill Blue Grits and Blue Cornmeal, $6.25. Available at Bazaar Spices

  • Verjus Rouge, $18. Available at Bazaar Spices

  • Rasika: Flavors of India Cookbook, $34.99. Available at local bookstores or

GARDEN (from top to bottom)