ODB'S 2015 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

If shopping malls and crowds aren’t really your vibe, we’ve got your back this holiday season. Pop by our 14 Street Market, order a cup of coffee and a breakfast sandwich, and leave with all of your holiday shopping finished. Yes, it’s that easy. And to make things even more efficient, we’ve put together a list of gift ideas for you.

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The Gift: Vintage Caviar Tins

These tins are lovely to use for storing small knick knacks or to decorate your holiday snack spread. Use for olive pits, shrimp tails, etc.

 

The Gift: Cocktail Bar Kit

Recipes, syrups, and equipment to set up a home bar that will rival your favourite cocktail bar. To step this gift up, pick an interesting cocktail recipe from The South American Gentleman’s Companion and pick up all the liquor needed to fix it.

 

The Gift: Linen Cocktail Napkins

These reusable cocktail napkins are designed by the local gal  behind many of your favourite restaurant interiors (her name is Amanda Hamilton!) and come in a delightful assortment of neon colours.



The Gift: Short Stack Cookbooks

Short Stacks is a series a small format cookbooks that each centre around a single ingredient. These little books are as pretty as they are useful.



The Gift: Shop Boys Calendar

This 2016 calendar is a design project that includes photographs of some of Calgary’s favourite independent shops and the fellas behind them. The best part about this gift is that all proceeds support aspiring entrepreneurs enrolled in the women’s venture clinic at local not-for-profit, Momentum. 

 

The Gift: A Custom Gift Basket

Tell us a bit about the person you're shopping for and let us put together a selection of suitable treats in a custom gift basket. We'll pick from a selection of linens, chocolate, glassware, books and more to come up with something to pamper anyone on your holiday shopping list.

 

The Gift: Sir/Madam Table Linens

These charming linen napkins use the stamps of Britain's pottery houses of the 1800s as their pattern.

 

The Gift: Wallpaper City Guides

These city guides provide insider's tips on art, design, and architecture in cities around the world. Perfect for the well travelled or aspiring traveller on your holiday gift list.

 

The Gift: ODB Gift Card

Pick out one of the holiday cards we have on offer and write a special note telling your gift recipient how you'd like them to use the gift card. For example, "treat yourself to grab-and-go dinners once a week this January" or "thought you might like a little pain au chocolate and coffee fund to get you through the winter". 

 

The Gift: Good, Honest Food Tote Bag

Skip the wrapping paper and pop your gift in this good, honest food tote bag. Super for loading up with fresh produce at your local farmer’s market or with books for the student in your life.

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