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The Hollywood Home 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays looking very different this year than in year’s past, and with businesses from booksellers to restaurants in Los Angeles struggling to survive, we designed this holiday shop-small gift guide to help support some of our favorite local Southern California outposts. Many items on this list below can be both ordered for delivery or picked up at the brick and mortar locations if you, like me, are a little late on the holiday shopping this year. These shops reflect everything that makes this city great and are items that you might not find anywhere else from vendors who — after this tumultuous and challenging year — could use a little of your love.

Compartes Gourmet Chocolate Bars Los Angeles Chocolates Gift Set | $49.95

Compartés Gourmet Chocolate Bars Los Angeles Gift Set is the perfect California or LA gift. Featuring 4 premium gourmet chocolates in flavors like California Love, Old Hollywood and Blonde Bombshell this set evokes Compartés rich Hollywood and Beverly Hills tradition, including Marilyn Monroe who used to be a customer. This chocolate gift set is the ultimate made-in-LA treat. It also includes classic Old Hollywood art deco inspired bar with smoked sea salt, just like Sinatra used to like!

The Mini Essentials by Brightland | $70

The Mini Essentials include Brightland’s best sellers- AWAKE, ALIVE, RAPTURE, and PARASOL – in petite sizes, for the first time. Perfect for foodie friends who won’t travel without good essentials, young chefs who are adding to their arsenal, or friends and family who have yet to try Brightland. Just the right size for a stocking stuffer, and beautifully packaged – so no need to wrap.

Further Holiday Gift Box / Classic Duo of 8oz Soap & Lotion | $32

To paraphrase our beloved Ina Garten, “How easy is this?” Further’s first two products, 8oz soap & lotion, packaged up together and ready to be given to a lucky friend or family member. The simple kraft box is accentuated with vintage ribbon and a sweet pinecone – this is a gift anyone would love to receive. Don’t forget to fill out a personalized note at check out!

Gjusta Marinated Olive Oil | $15

The perfect stocking stuffer and an excellent way to support a Los Angeles based restaurant during this challenging year! Made and bottled in house at Gjusta with extra virgin olive oil, chili, garlic, and herbs. Local Venice pick-up available!

The Deluxe Coffee Box | $110

The gift of Gjusta coffee collection. Packaged in a sturdy paper box for easeful gifting.  Contains: 2 Gjusta Small Coffee Mugs, Gjusta Blend Coffee, Gjusta Single Origin Coffee. Local Venice pick-up available!

Bonini Traditional Balsamic Vinegar PDO from Gwen to Go | $100

Completely handmade product. Born from the passion for Traditional Balsamic Vinegar, Bonini is based near Modena city. It therefore exclusively follows Modena’s tradition by which the Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO and condiments are made, a vision that involves the use of a single ingredient – the Trebbiano cooked grape must. The slow acetification of the must gives life to a product of extreme quality that, over the years, has conquered some of the most coveted tables in the world.

Compostable LA Gift Card | $39 – $540

Surprise a friend, family member, or a complete stranger with the gift of food waste pickup services! How It Works: The value of the gift card is based on the weekly pickup plan for one 4-gallon bin. All supplies included. Gift card will be mailed to shipping address entered at checkout within 48 hours of purchase. Please include Giftee’s name, even if shipping it to yourself, so it can be properly prepared. The signup fee will be waived for all amounts past “1 Month.”

The Grand Central Market Cookbook: Cuisine and Culture from Downtown Los Angeles | $30

From Horse Thief BBQ’s Nashville-Style Hot Fried Chicken Sando to Madcapra’s Sumac Beet Soda to Golden Road’s Crunchy Avocado Tacos, here are over 85 distinctive recipes, plus spectacular photography that shows off the food, the people, and the daily bustle and buzz. Stories about the Market’s vibrant history and interviews with its prominent customers and vendors dot the pages as well. Whether you’ve visited and want to make your favorite dishes at home, or are simply looking for a cookbook that provides a plethora of multi-national cuisine, The Grand Central Market Cookbook is sure to make your kitchen just a little bit cooler.

Sqirl Gift Box Set | $30

Give the gift of jam this holiday. Gift boxes are packed with Sqirl Holiday To / From Stickers!  The two jams are nestled in a custom gift box with a card on the inside and a To/From sticker seals the box. Want a note to be included?  Let Sqirl know in the note area at check out.

Rao’s Jute Tote Bag | $5.99

A great stocking stuffer! This jute tote bag is perfect for groceries, a beach bag and much more. Message reads, “I’m sorry for what I said when I was hungry.”

6 Pack Assorted Bottles From Lolo Wine Bar | $180.00

A half case! Lolo is happy to mix and match a bit based on preferences (just tell them red, white, rose, sparkling, region, etc etc), but this will effectively be a dealer’s choice. It’s of great benefit to Lolo to sell wine in this fashion, so you can expect some gems in there for doing them this holiday favor!

Lil’ Stinker Kids T-Shirt | $20

For your lil stinker from the legendary Roberta’s Pizza. Please Note: All orders require approximately 2-4 business days for processing prior to shipment.

Magic Mushroom (Reishi) from The Butcher’s Daughter | $38.00

Grown in Washington and contains both fruiting body and mycelium. Known for boosting life expectancy, immunity, mood, mental clarity, and much more! Activated by steam extraction which breaks down cell walls to make nutrients more available to the body Ingredients: Reishi Mushroom Dosage: ½ teaspoon twice daily.

Go Get Em Tiger X Louie Capozzoli Long Sleeve  | $33

Join GGET and Chicago artist Louie Capozzoli in a web of new threads.

The Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook: Seasonal Foods, Simple Recipes, and Stories from the Market and Farm | $29.95

One of Cooking Light Magazine’s Top 100 Cookbooks of the Last 25 Years! For more than 30 years, the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market has inspired both renowned chefs and home cooks, making it a regional market with national presence. One of the largest markets in the state, it stands at the forefront of the national trend toward cooking with local and seasonal ingredients. For more than 25 years, Amelia Saltsman has shopped its stands, talked with its farmers, and cooked its magnificent produce for family and friends. The result is The Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook, a celebration of the market’s excellence and its hardworking farmers. What’s the difference between white and green zucchini? What are amaranth, sapote, and ramps? With Amelia as your guide, you ll learn the answers to these questions and more. You’ll also find advice on how to select and store produce, stories about farmers and their crops, chef and farmer cooking tips, and more than 100 of Amelia’s simple, tempting recipes.

Jacqueline Tager | DRE #1476997
Sotheby’s International Realty – Los Feliz Brokerage
1801 N Hillhurst Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90027

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