It’s that time of year again! Hello to the 2023 Dining Playbook Holiday Gift Guide:

Billy and Jenny joyously curated an extensive array of delightful holiday gifts spanning the alphabet from A to Z!


|A|Artisan Hotel at Tuscan Village 

For a brand new hotel experience visit The Artisan Hotel at Tuscan Village! Steps away endless restaurants and retail right in the heart of Salem, NH.


|B|Bauer Colorado Glides Skates 

Dark, sleek, and ready to turn heads, the COLORADO glides blend warmth and comfort
so you can look good – and feel good – while making memories on the move.


Photo credit to Cou-Cou’ 

|C| Cou-Cou –Mouse Hole Farmhouse

Cou-Cou, Boston’s most precious curated kids boutique focused on sustainable brands of clothing, housewares, and toys. One perfect holiday gift option is from Maileg the Danish wonderland collection of mice and doll houses.


Photo credit to DiVinci Choclates 

|D|DiVinci Choclatier

DaVinci Chocolatier captures the essence of the holiday season with truffles that embody festive colors and rich, indulgent flavors. Their artful combinations of vibrant hues and exquisite ganache fillings make for the perfect gift to elevate any holiday celebration.


|E|•Events• STASH Culinary Events 

Indulge in the art of gastronomy with STASH Culinary events. This two women dream team will take all the stress out of hosting and create the memorable and delicious experience for you and your group.


Photo credit to Formaggio Kitchen

|F|Formaggio Kitchen Gift Bag 

Give the gift of CHEESE, charcuterie and many more internationally sources options found over the 40 years of forging relationships with unique artisanal producers!


Photo credit to Styled by Gilda

|G|Gifted by Gilda – Styled by Gilda 

Unveil the essence of personalized style with Gifted by Gilda’s exceptional personal styling services, tailored to elevate your fashion journey.


|H|women’s Health Cookbook + Cleans by Kate O’Donnell 

HEALTH a perfect book if you’re looking to open up your wellness journey. Best selling author Kate O’Donnell offers self-care, nurturing rituals, wholesome cusine, and herbal remedies — unlike any other. Her 4th book is a new enriching guide that is tailored for women of all ages. Explore Ayurvedic living with over 60 recipes and practices OR cloeanse with the support of Kate for her annual New Year Detox.


Photo credit to Hotel Indigo

|I| Hotel INDIGO 

Escape to the historic embrace of Hotel Indigo Boston Garden, a tranquil retreat nestled near North Station and Logan Airport. Revel in the allure of our pet-friendly boutique hotel, featuring renovated accommodations, spacious rooms, and a charming restaurant serving New England-inspired delights—a perfect getaway destination.


Photo credit to SAULT 

|J| Journey Double Rope – SAULT 

Elevate your holiday gifting with the Journey Double Rope bracelet in Navy/Brass—a charming accessory that adds a touch of elegance to any ensemble. This cute bracelet boasts a delightful combination of navy and brass, making it a perfect holiday treat for your loved ones.


Photo credit to Pure Pastry

|K|Kim Gregory Pure Pastry Cupcakes 

Kim Grergory’s Pure Pastry’s is not your average bakery! She set out to make all the delectable treats we know and love WITHOUT unrefined sugar. Jenny doesn’t have a holiday without an array of her cookies, cakes, pies and more. Enjoy the sweetness of seasonal confection without the guilt.


|L| Lenox Hotel Fireside Experience 

Experience unparalleled warmth and charm at The Lenox Hotel’s Fireside experience, where crackling flames and cozy ambiance create an inviting retreat in the heart of the city. Billy and Jenny’s all time favorite staycation retreat right in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay.


Photo credit to Maker/Scholar 

|M|Maker / Scholar – Wintah Wonderland Bandana (for dogs) 

A perfect accessory for the festive Boston pup in your life—this bandana adds flair for the holiday season and game days alike. Its original pattern features adorable Christmas cookies and gingerbread peeps ready for a trip to TD Garden, showcasing the true spirit of the city.


Photo credit to Love Child 

|N| Negronis + Spritz @ Home at “Love Child” 

Transport yourself to Italy’s charming atmosphere with this @home kit, perfect for a delightful aperitif experience with your favorite companions. Included are detailed tasting notes, recipe cards, a carefully curated selection of gin, vermouth, amaro, and Prosecco, along with intriguing stories behind the bottles and makers. Complete the experience with ‘How to Have Good Taste in Booze: A Love Child manual,’ your guide to drinking like a seasoned connoisseur.


Photo credit to Wyllo 

|O| Orange + Cinnamon Soy Candle DIY Kit – Wyllo 

Craft your own joyous ambience with this candle-making kit, that guides through four simple steps: melt the wax, affix the wicks, pour the wax, and enjoy the soothing crackle of your handmade creations.


|P| Peak Event Services

Simplify your holiday hosting with party rentals from PEAK Event Services. Elevate your celebrations with pre-styled holiday tabletop packages, linens, bars, furniture and more – plus, say goodbye to post-party dish duty! Don’t miss out on an exclusive offer! Use code “DiningPlaybook” to enjoy a 20% discount on your holiday order. Offer is valid for new orders from 11/29/23 to 12/31/23.


Photo credit to Concepts

|Q| Quilted Card Holder – Concepts 

A stylish and functional addition to any holiday wish list. Crafted with precision and care, this sleek accessory offers a chic solution for organizing cards in style. Ideal for the fashion-forward individual seeking both sophistication and practicality in their everyday essentials.


Photo credit to Landry and Acari 

|R| Rugs – Landry and Acari 

Explore the exquisite world of Landry and Acari rugs—a perfect gift to elevate any space! With their timeless craftsmanship and stunning designs, these rugs embody sophistication and luxury, making them a cherished addition to homes seeking elegance and comfort. Treat your loved ones to the gift of exquisite flooring artistry with Landry and Acari.


Photo credit to Barnaby Toys and Art 

|S| Selfie Craft Tops – Barnaby’s Toys 

Gift your child the joy of creating their own original Nantucket Color-In top, a collaborative creation by Barnaby’s and Selfie Craft.


|T| Tough Cookies – Meal Plan 

Tough Cookies is a personalized meal subscription service, located in the Boston area, for busy people who want to eat healthy but are overwhelmed by what that takes. Each goal-based plan is tailored your taste profile, schedule, and can run on autopilot. They keep it fresh with hundreds of rotating meals!



|U| The Urban Nutcracker Tickets 

Capture the enchantment of the holiday season with the Urban Nutcracker in Boston—a magical performance that brings a modern twist to a classic tale. The perfect gift for kids and adults of all ages.


Photo credit to Curio Spice

|V|V Smily Collab 3-Jam Gift Set – Curio Spice 

Explore V Smily’s trio of spiced jams, infused with their signature honey sweetness, perfect for gifting to the foodie in your life. These jams are a delightful accompaniment to cheeses—check out our suggested pairings for a flavor-packed treat!


Photo credit to Wulf’s Fish

|W| Wulf’s Fish – Fish Monger Favorites Box 

In this specially curated box, find our top picks ensuring a constant supply of superb fish, all locally sourced. With 7 pounds of versatile options, enjoy preparing various delightful seafood dishes.


|X| X-Gen Dance Classes

Gift the ultimate experience of dance and movement with their diverse range of classes, catering to all skill levels and styles. Delve into the world of West Coast Swing with this fun and unique opportunity right here in Boston.


|Y| Yon-ka, Cream Mains – G2O 

A perfect holiday treat for your loved ones’ hands. This rich and nourishing hand cream, infused with botanical extracts, pampers and restores dry, winter-worn skin. Give the gift of velvety soft hands, a touch of spa-like luxury in the comfort of home.


Photo credit to Ash and Rose

|Z| Zebra with Scarf Ornament – Ash and Rose 

Add a touch of whimsy to your holiday décor with this charming zebra ornament adorned in a cozy scarf. Crafted with intricate detail, this delightful addition brings a dash of cheer to any festive setting, making it a perfect gift for animal lovers and ornament collectors alike.