Holiday Gift Guide 2012
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Local shops have something for everyone on your list.
For the Hostess
Don't arrive empty handed
A Real Corker*
The mixologist’s Swiss Army knife includes every bartending essential: bottle opener, corkscrew, jigger, reamer, stirrer, strainer, and more, $50, Walker Art Center Shop, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-375-7633, shop.walkerart.org
Give your centerpiece a museum-quality display by combining a cloche, $75, Hunt & Gather, 4944 Xerxes Ave., S., Mpls., 612-455-0250, huntandgatherantiques.com, with a silver vase, $10, and floral array, $18, Brown & Greene Floral, 4400 Beard Ave. S., Mpls., 612-928-3778, bgfloral.net
Fido's sure to get a buzz from these plush liquor bottle dog toys, $12 each, and "sweet" treats, $1-3 each, Bone Adventure, 312 E. Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-378-0211 and 5045 France Ave. S., Edina, 612-920-2201, boneadventure.com
Felt coasters keep drinks cozy, $5 each, Roam, 2914 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-377-6465, roaminteriors.com.
Handmade soy candles have gentle, relaxing scents, $20 each, I Like You, 501 1st Ave. NE, Mpls., 612-208-0249, ilikeyouonline.com
Chef Marcus Samuelsson, formerly of Aquavit Minneapolis, created these unique tea blends, which reflect his multicultural heritage, $10 each, Patina, various metro locations, patinastores.com