Shopping Local in DC

Holiday cheer fills the DC streets from Thanksgiving all the way through the New Year. This time is filled with the fun of giving, and the creative pursuit of discovering special ways to make those around you happy. In the midst of it all, be mindful of self love, and treating yourself to something special like a discount getaway offered by our Cyber Monday sale. When you come to Dupont Circle, and The St. Gregory Hotel, you’ll discover some of DC’s best attractions and businesses.

In the spirit of celebration this holiday season, we’d also like to highlight a few of our favorite, and most meaningful local businesses. Perhaps you can use your Cyber Monday savings to enjoy some of these destinations for shopping, drinking, and eating.

Shop Made In DC

There’s no better way to cut to the core of original DC craftsmanship than to visit Shop Made in DC. The first store dedicated to offering products that were exclusively made in the city of Washington, DC, this local Dupont Circle gem curates a consistently impressive inventory. Come here to find exquisite jewelry, furniture, apothecary goods, coffees, and beers made right here in town.

Second Story Books

When shopping for the bibliophiles in your life, consider going to DC’s favorite Second Story Books, one of the most sizeable and best- known rare bookstores in the world. Its most famous location is in Georgetown, but there is also one here in Dupont Circle, among a few others around town. Come here to geek out over literature, and to attend literary events, appraisals, and services like bookbinding and consignments.

One Eight Distilling

One Eight Distilling is one of our favorite destinations to send fine liquor aficionados visiting Washington, DC. Inside a picturesque brick warehouse, you’ll find fresh spirits made in large copper vats. Come by here for tours and tastings during your upcoming Washington, DC vacation. For those using Cyber Monday savings to get some holiday shopping done, the District Made gins, whiskeys, and vodkas are classy and unique gift options.

José Andrés Restaurants

One of Washington, DC’s  best known celebrity chefs, José Andrés has a number of excellent restaurants worth visiting during your stay. In town, you can sample creative and high quality seafood dishes at Fish, New American masterpieces at America Eats Tavern, inventive cocktails at Barmini, and authentic Spanish tapas and paellas at one of Jaleo’s three locations. And since the beginning, Andrés has been committed to giving back. His World Central Kitchen non-profit is dedicated to hunger relief around the world.