A trove of imported gifts for food lovers can be found at Café Mozart German Deli (1331 H St., NW; 202-347-5732). There's a staggering assortment of chocolates; teas, jams, and honey; baking and cooking supplies; and, of course, German meat, sausage, and cheese.
Each Christmas, owner Hilde Fehr assembles a wonderful collection of seasonally wrapped candies and gift items, from beer steins to Christmas-tree candles to gingerbread people. After shopping, you can choose from a dozen wursts–and other dishes–at Café Mozart restaurant.
Washingtonian staff contributing to this section were Chuck Conconi, Sherri Dalphonse, Susan Davidson, Mary Clare Fleury, Cynthia Hacinli, Thomas Head, Stephanie Jones, Ann Limpert, Drew Lindsay, Chad Lorenz, Leslie Milk, William O'Sullivan, Cindy Rich, and Jeremy Stahl. Also contributing were writers Cathy Alter, Ann Cochran, and Jenny Sullivan.