In the December issue of The Washingtonian, we have 57 great gift ideas for every kind of person in your life. Below, see what to get a "Young Capitol Hill Staffer." For the full gift guide, pick up our December issue, on stands now.
By day, she moves through the halls of Congress while moving up the career ladder. At night, she’s playing on the office softball team or sipping Sauvignon at Sonoma. Her Eastern Market apartment is spare but cozy. She has so many interests—how could you not find a present she’ll adore? Another hint: She’d love a gift card to DC’s new Bliss spa.
She’s goal-oriented—including on her morning runs. Garmin’s Forerunner 405CX tracks distance, pace, and heart rate—and sends data wirelessly to a computer. It’s about $370 at Target and REI; garmin.com.
David Chang’s new Momofuku cookbook, cowritten with Peter Meehan, isn’t for the casual cook. But the Asian recipes aren’t the only point—the book tells how a kid from Vienna, Virginia, became a star chef. It’s $23.40 at Amazon.com.