Biagio Fine Chocolate 1904 18th St NW (18th and T, old Sticky Fingers space), recommend J Chocolatier box of chocolate caramels dotted with sea salt, box of 8 for $14.
Artfully Chocolate Kingsbury Confections 1529C 14tH Street NW (14th and Q), highly chompable choco bar selection between $6-7 (you cannot go wrong with sea salt and chocolate). Also, I am told they have an amazing hot chocolate bar!
Truffles by You Check out this nytimes recipe. So easy, so satisfying. And yeah, drip some earl grey tea into it.
Beautify man, woman, child, doggy: Kiehl's M Street Georgetown. Luxurious products.
Gift for that big 'ole brain: Red Onion Records & Books gift certificate 18th and T , across from Biagio.