All the Presents: 44 Excellent Holiday Gifts Made in the Bay Area
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All the Presents: 44 Excellent Holiday Gifts Made in the Bay Area


'Tis the season for presents and credit card debt!

But fear not, we have a gift for every budget! And as always, we've scoured the Bay Area to bring you a curation of the very finest, coolest, tastiest, funnest presents from local artisans, designers, and makers. This is the only guide you'll need to make all your people jolly...pumpkin spiced lattes not included.

Gifts Under $25

The perfect tome for those who believe there's more than dry pot brownies. Edibles, the delightful cookbook by Stephanie Hua (Mellows) and Coreen Carroll (The Cannaiseur Series) features 30 recipes (including one for Spiced Superfood Truffles) for those who enjoy elevating their buzz with low dosage, palate-teasing options that are ideal for snacking when the mood takes you. // $18, Barnes&

Gifts Under $50

Started by two friends who discovered the benefits of a sugar-free diet, The Good Chocolate makes 100 percent organic chocolate bars without any trace of added sugars. This Family Pack(18 pieces) from the Visitacion Valley–based chocolatiers—including mint, Himalayan salt, ginger & salted almond flavors—promises indulgence without the sugary guilt. // $38,

Gifts Under $100

Carnivores will salivate at this California Reserve Dry Aged Holstein "Jorge" Cut Rib steak from The Flannery—a father-daughter purveyor of prime meats based in the Bay Area. Specializing in Holstein steaks, this custom cut bone-in rib steak from the chuck end of the Prime Rib with a large amount of the Ribeye Cap is named after one of Flannery's favorite Spanish wine importers. Aged for 30 to 35 days and with impressive marbling, it's a gift worthy of any pit-master. // $68 for 36oz,

Gifts Under $150

Brighten up someone's day with an exotic potted Magenta Triostar from SF-based purveyor of luxury houseplants Leon and George. Each plant is selected and styled by interior design pros, and comes pre-potted and delivered right to your doorstep. Friends without green fingers will especially appreciate the lifetime plant doctor support tagged to each plant, not to mention the fact that the company is dedicated to plant a tree in a U.S National Forest for each pot sold. // $139,

Gifts Under $250

Gift an aspiring chef this hardy handmade Canvas and Leather Knife Roll from Mission-based Joshu Vela. Made here in SF from sturdy duck canvas and vacchetta leather, it has six knife slots, a zippered pouch for spoons, and smaller slots for additional tools such as tweezers and chopsticks. // $198,

Gifts Worth the Splurge

HUGOMENTO Kintsugi bowl by Joseph Weaver

For something truly special, these delightful bowls by Modern Kintsugi Artisan Joseph Weaver are form and function made whole. Taking broken pieces and mending them together with resin, gold leaf, and other precious metals using the ancient Japanese art of kintsugi, Weaver imbues value and meaning to each object and in the process, creates exquisite pieces in the process. // $300-450 (depending on size),


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