The holidays aren’t that far off, which can be intimidating when you don’t know where to find the right gift. Whether you’re looking for something sweet to fill a stocking, or a memory to share, Brooklyn has holiday gift boxes of every kind. We’ve put together a short guide to help you choose from among the bounty of Brooklyn (see our full Holiday Guide here).
This local caramel-specialty store has seven unique caramel flavors. Spoonable offers beautifully packaged variety gift boxes and a one-pound gift bag with a single flavor of caramel if you’re ready to commit. If you want to make caramel dishes a part of your repertoire (and who wouldn’t?), Spoonable has a list of delicious recipes to choose from. Discount code: online only “chamberguide” for 15% off.
Spoonable photo courtesy of Facebook.
Brooklyn Bread Company | William O. via Yelp
Brooklyn Bread Company
Italian baking is known throughout the world, but you don’t have to leave Brooklyn to try some. The family-owned Brooklyn Bread Company has been baking bread for restaurants and families all over the borough for four generations. Chocolate biscotti with a cappuccino is a great way to wake up on a cold winter morning, and luckily Brooklyn Bread has packaged assortments prepared to order.
Rose petals, red raspberry leave, and more | Remedies Herb Shop via Facebook
Remedies Herb Shop
Remedies sells an impressive collection of herbs, spices, and organic therapeutics. Their gift boxes are thoughtfully curated collections, designed to add a luxurious element to your relaxation of choice. For example, the Foodie set comes with salts and saffron, and the Bath Time set contains seaweed, soaps, and candles. Discount Code: “Holiday10”.
Custom jewelry | Evi Abeler Photography via Barbara Campbell NYC
Barbara Campbell NYC
Barbara Campbell NYC is a Made in Brooklyn jeweler and clothing designer with a beautiful selection of high end fashion pieces. Campbell makes unique modifications to her designs, according to fittings or requests, and she holds private viewings in her Crown Heights studio. Every piece that comes out of her studio is a stylish one-of-a-kind gift. Discount code: “chamberguide” for 10% off.
There’s nothing like going to see a show in New York during the holidays, and if you’re going to see a show, TKTS should be your first stop. Rather than rushing around to theaters, through TKTS you can easily search Broadway and Off-Broadway shows for discounted tickets to that one show you know they’ll love.
TKTS gift certificates are available www.tdf.org/tkts
Cafe Grumpy cold brew coffee via Facebook
Despite the name, Cafe Grumpy’s attitude is more for show. In Greenpoint it’s known as the place to get an amazing cup of coffee. For the true coffee aficionado, Grumpy has a coffee and espresso subscription service that will deliver freshly roasted beans to your front door. Mention this guide and get a small brewed coffee on the house.
JoMart Chocolates via Facebook
JoMart Cocolates has been a Brooklyn family candy shop for generations. They specialize in chocolate gift boxes for special occasions, but they also offer chocolate making workshops if you want to share the secret art of truffles with someone you love. Discount code: “chamberguide” for 10% off.
Cracked Candy via Facebook
Do your sweethearts have a sweet tooth? Cracked Candy make a great stocking stuffer. Led by a science teacher turned entrepreneur, Cracked Candy started experimenting with sugar-free candies in 2013, and since then they’ve perfected a vegan and diabetic friendly candy. Their candy is gluten and GMO free, making it a guilt-free pleasure.