Holiday gift guide December 2021

Indulge friends and family – or yourself – in naturally luxurious tastes and sensations. Here’s just a small selection of what’s in store from our talented suppliers – many in the Bay Area, others around the West Coast.


Karen Diggs of Krautsource developed these clever at-home fermentation kits, whose stainless steel tops fit standard mason jars. Follow Karen @kraut_source for great tips as you learn to make your own small batches of krauts, kimchis and pickles!

San Francisco



From sensual body oils by Evanhealy and Little Seed Farm, to beautifully crafted and wrapped natural soaps from Bell Mountain. Gorgeous gifts.

West Coast



Alluring, woody scents for bath and home from Juniper Ridge. Body wash, incense, and room spray.




Rare releases from two of our favorite distillers: Willet’s Straight Rye Whiskey, and The Vertical Series from Pinhook — Straight Rye Aged 6 years, and Straight Bourbon aged 5 years. Limited, and perfect for a whiskey lover!



Hand-painted cards from Moglea.

Tom Killion’s woodblock print note cards.

Ilee Papergoods fish card set.

West Coast


Local author Jennifer Tyler Lee’s brilliant family cookbook, Half the Sugar, All the Love is full of game-changing recipes that use way less sugar. Make Jennifer’s Cream Cheese Frosting (with just 5 T of sugar!) and you’ll never go back to the traditional recipe again.


A beautiful art book for your favorite salty local: Once Upon A Waterfront by Sausalito photographer Catherine Lyons-Labate.


Bay Area authors


Marzipan confections from Nirvana.

Dick Taylor’s Peppermint Drinking Chocolate.

West Coast