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    Awesome Gifts for April Birthdays

    by  • April 16, 2014

    It happens every month–that inevitable time when you have to get a great birthday gift for someone who already has everything. We feel your pain. And we have a solution for you–a tasty present ordered and delivered effortlessly and at a great price. Check out our picks below for your Aries and Taurus friends...

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    Introducing Snake River Farms, America’s Finest Kurobuta Pork Purveyor

    by  • April 14, 2014

      What’s Kurobuta pork you wonder? Only the finest, juiciest, tenderest ham available in the United States. The name Kurobuta means “black pig” in Japanese. It also refers to the heritage breed of Berkshire hogs raised by our newest partner, Boise, Idaho-based Snake River Farms. Family owned and operated, Snake River Farms first got famous for...

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    Take These Out to the Ballgame!

    by  • April 11, 2014


      The crack of the bat. The roar of the crowd. That camaraderie in the stands. And the food. The special flavor of baseball season never gets old, especially when it includes the kind of juicy, top-quality sausages that are celebrated and cherished from the box seats to the bleachers. And while you could...

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    Effortlessly Delicious Easter Eats

    by  • April 10, 2014


    Easter entertaining is just around the corner. But that doesn’t mean you have to hop into shopping and kitchen action. Leave the hunt to the kids and make it easy on yourself this Easter with delicious gourmet foods delivered right to your door! From appetizers to dessert, behold four tasty foods that when ordered...

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    Gourmet Goodies for a Better Easter Basket

    by  • April 7, 2014

    Who says Easter baskets are only for kids, or that they have to be filled with mediocre sweets? If you’re celebrating sugar this holiday, why not do it right–with gourmet goodies that are truly worth the indulgence? Behold our favorites, sure to delight kids of all ages. Chocomize Easter Egg Collection Elevate the annual...

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    Introducing Ferrara Bakery, Home to NYC’s Legendary Cannoli

    by  • April 4, 2014


    We’re proud to welcome Ferrara Bakery and their dizzyingly good Italian desserts to FoodyDirect. Ferrara was founded in 1892 by Italian immigrant Enrico Scoppa. Recognized as America’s first espresso bar, this family owned Italian bakery and café in New York City’s Little Italy has been one of the most trusted sources for outstanding authentic...

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    Passover in a Box: Take the “Oy Vey!” Out of the Holiday!

    by  • April 2, 2014


    Entertaining a group is hard enough, so we thought we’d offer a way to skip the kitchen schlep for your upcoming Seder: Passover in a Box! Straight from Texas’s famed Kenny & Ziggy’s, which has been featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives with Guy Fieri and offers what Zagat calls a “classic...

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    The Science of Taste

    by  • April 1, 2014


    Taste is a beautiful and mysterious thing that gives every person a unique experience with flavor and food. As food lovers, we understand that taste includes numerous factors like temperature, texture, and of course flavor, but have you ever stopped to think about how your brain interprets all of that information? Lucky for you,...

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    Introducing Breads Bakery: Home to “The Best Babka in New York”

    by  • March 31, 2014


    We couldn’t be more excited to introduce Breads Bakery. Legendary baker Uri Scheft is the talent behind this insanely popular bakery, which opened in early 2013 in the heart of Manhattan’s Union Square to instant fanfare. The breads and pastries are divine, but their other-worldy babka, deservingly crowned “Best Babka in New York” by...

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    Slam-Dunk March Madness Eats

    by  • March 24, 2014


    From Buffalo’s best wings to Brooklyn’s cult cheddar-bratwurst sausages to Virginia’s ultra-moist double chocolate moonshine cake, we have everything you need for a delicious basketball-playoff feast. Check out our March Madness Favorites page for finger-lickin’ foods that need nothing more than a reheat—so you won’t miss a play when your team brings the heat.

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    Enter to Win a $25 Gift Certificate for FoodyDirect!

    by  • March 21, 2014

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    We’d like to know more about whether and how you’re enjoying your FoodyDirect finds, so we’re holding a fun contest: When you order and receive food from us, take pics of your FoodyDirect purchases, share them on our Facebook wall, and tag them with #FoodyDirect for a chance to win a $25 FoodyDirect gift...

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    Sensational Ice Cream Sandwiches in New Spring Flavors

    by  • March 19, 2014


    Nye’s Cream Sandwiches, featured in Martha Stewart Weddings and the “O List” in Oprah’s magazine, is welcoming spring with new gourmet spring flavors so pretty and delicious, they make any day special. We’ve been obsessed with Nye’s since a staff member’s wife introduced us to them. Founded in 2010 in Wilmington, North Carolina, by...

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    Introducing Brooklyn Bangers: A Whole New Level of Sausage Satisfaction

    by  • March 17, 2014


    Straight from one of the nation’s hottest food neighborhoods, we bring you our latest partner–Brooklyn Bangers. Located in Brooklyn Heights and run by Michelin-starred chef Saul Bolton, Brooklyn Bangers started small out of Saul’s second Brooklyn restaurant, The Vanderbilt. Combining expert culinary skills and locally sourced sustainably raised ingredients to create mind-blowing, full-flavored artisan...

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    Staff Favorites: FoodyDirect Foods You Should Try Next

    by  • March 14, 2014


    In our third post of FoodyDirect staff favorites, we’ve got everything from a breakfast staple to barbecued brisket! If you need to send a birthday gift or simply want to send yourself some delicious food, consider the staff obsessions below! Twain Mein, Director of Product Management and Marketing Twain is a huge fan of...

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    Brunch Best Bets

    by  • March 12, 2014


    While it still feels like winter, our lazy weekend mornings will soon turn into sunny starting lines for outdoor fun, eliminating all excuses to linger with a pot of coffee and the paper or tablet. So why not enjoy it while you can and welcome the day with delicious breakfast goodies that’ll help make...

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    Introducing George Stone Crab–Plus $10 OFF!

    by  • March 10, 2014


    In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve got a pretty good thing going around amazing regional seafood. Yes, we’re obsessed. But we’re also committed to bringing you nothing other than delicacies exceptional enough to be briskly shipped from the dock to your door. Enter our latest partner, George Stone Crab. The Florida-based distributor is literally...

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    Irish Chocolate Cake with Guinness Stout: The Most Delicious Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

    by  • March 5, 2014


    The annual Irish-for-a-day holiday is headed our way on March 17, and we’ve got just the offering to help you celebrate. Straight from Red Truck Bakery, Virginia’s award-winning destination for “America’s best granola” and more, comes Irish Chocolate Cake with Guinness Stout. That’s right. A cake made with chocolate and beer. And it tastes...

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    More Staff Favorites Worth Trying

    by  • March 3, 2014


    In case you missed the staff favorites post last week–or even if you didn’t–we’re sharing more of our top food obsessions here at FoodyDirect HQ. Behold more delicious dishes to try from our growing collection so nationwide gourmet foods! Ken Koenig, FoodyDirect President and Co-Founder Ken, who oversees a whole lot of stuff from...

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    Introducing Millie’s Pierogi

    by  • February 28, 2014


    We’ve got lots of good new food coming your way, and the latest is Millie’s Pierogi. Made in the Polish-American stronghold of Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, with love and Old-World techniques, these pierogi, or traditional polish dumplings stuffed with spectacular savory fillings, are as authentic as it gets. Hand-pinched and delicious, they’ve starred on the...

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    Introducing Schulzie’s Bread Pudding

    by  • February 26, 2014


    Even if you’re a bread pudding connoisseur, with one bite of the bread-and-custard dessert from our newest partner, San Francisco-based Schulzie’s Bread Pudding, you’ll realize there’s still a delicious amount to learn. Made from farm-fresh ingredients, available in a variety of unexpected and sinfully good flavors, and served chilled, it’s been compared to an...

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    Elegant Oscar Party Eats for Your Viewing Party

    by  • February 24, 2014

    In honor of the annual excuse to dress up to watch TV with a group of movie-loving friends, we present you with the most elegant appetizers to serve at your Oscars viewing party. So easy to prepare (just plate and serve or heat, plate and serve!), you can literally whip up an A-list spread...

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    Staff Favorites Worth Trying for Yourself!

    by  • February 20, 2014


    Here at FoodyDirect HQ we sample and hand-select every delicious item that makes its way onto our site. But that doesn’t stop us from playing favorites. Each and every one of us has at least one obsession that we can’t get enough of. If you want to try something new from our site, or...

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    Oscar Party Planning Made Easy

    by  • February 18, 2014


    Hosting an Oscar party on March 2nd? Let us help! Follow these tips for effortless elegance and you’ll win the award for Most Hospitable Host! Set Your Party Time Wisely While some people will come for the party, others seriously want to watch. Satisfy both types of guests by setting an early start time,...

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    Valentine’s Day Contest: All Things Cake!

    by  • February 13, 2014


    Valentine’s Day Contest: All Things Cake! Cake Someone Happy Today! Enter for a chance to win one of our best CAKES on Valentine’s Day! One lucky winner will win one of the following three cakes: – Original Chocolate Smith Island Cake: To die for heritage cakes, made from impossibly thin and buttery layers of...

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    Last call for Valentine’s Day Deliciousness Delivered!

    by  • February 10, 2014


    Haven’t found just the right Valentine’s gift yet? Avoid the last-minute impulse buy for something far tastier: a romantic dinner for two, bubbly-friendly cheese collection, luscious layer cake at 25% off!), or new to-die-for chocolate-covered caramels from our newest partner, Le Petite Mousse. But hurry! You’ll need to order by Wednesday, 2/12, for Valentine’s...

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    Soup Up the Cold Winter Nights

    by  • February 6, 2014


    If Punxsutawney Phil is correct, we’ve got another six weeks of bone-chilling reasons to snuggle up with a nice bowl of soup. But you don’t have to throw on galoshes and trudge to the store for ingredients to whip up the most soothing, delicious, wholesome winter heart-warmers. Order any of the following soups and...

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    Cake Someone Happy: Smith Island Layer Cakes on Sale Now!

    by  • February 4, 2014


    Good news for dessert lovers! From now through Valentine’s Day, we’re offering 25% off Smith Island Layer Cakes! With ultra-thin, moist layers of cake separated by creamy fillings and frosting, Maryland’s state dessert is a fantastic Valentine’s, just because, or birthday gift. Order now and get 25% off any flavor, including original with fudge,...

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    Heart-Shaped Deliciousness for Your Sweetie

    by  • January 31, 2014


    Valentine’s Day is the one time of year when you can find the tastiest sweets in the cutest, most loving shapes. The following finds are case in point. Delicious in any formation, their lovable style does double duty in communicating your affection. Lovers’ Blondies Impossibly cute, these bite-size chocolate-chip blondies from NYC’s Hot Blondies...

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    Gluten-Free Sweets for Valentine’s Day Deliciousness

    by  • January 30, 2014


    You know what your gluten-free Valentine would love more than anything? Usually off-limits goodies that satisfy the sweet tooth and taste just as good as their glutenous counterparts! And we’ve got just the stuff. Behold awesome gluten-free gifts to make your sensitive-stomached sweetie feel extra special and indulged this holiday! Brunettes Forget those dry,...

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    FoodyDirect Superbowl Giveaway!

    by  • January 22, 2014


    Host your SuperBowl Party with the ultimate party foods! Enter to win 1 of 3 awesome Superbowl packages from FoodyDirect. To get psyched up for the game we’re giving one lucky winner the chance to have one of the following 3 packages delivered to their door in time for the Superbowl! 50 Wings from...

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    Sensational Super Bowl Party Foods

    by  • January 22, 2014


    The good news about planning a Super Bowl party if you have a big TV and lots of seating, all you need to worry about is the food. The better news is we have dishes that may just outshine the game itself, including America’s #1 wings, Texas’ top BBQ brisket and sausage, Memphis’ favorite...

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    Pre-Super Bowl Specials! TWO outstanding Super Bowl Snacks and DEALS!

    by  • January 21, 2014


    Two awesome reasons to order on Foodie direct right now–we’re offering $10 off America’s number-one wings and 33% off to-die-for gourmet ice cream sandwiches! PLAN AHEAD AND GET $10 OFF AMERICA’S #1 WINGS! Heat up your Super Bowl party without a last-minute kitchen scrimmage with these undisputed national champs! Order by 5pm Tuesday, 1/21!...

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    Super Bowl Snack Hacks

    by  • January 21, 2014


    Super Bowl and snacking go hand-in-hand, but what people don’t know are the seemingly endless variations of those “Super Snacks” and the “Super Stats” that come with them. For example, did you know that 1.23 billion wing portions or 14,500 tons of potato chips are consumed during the Super Bowl? Or that an average...

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    The Best Foods to Serve at Your Super Bowl Party

    by  • January 17, 2014


    There are two secrets to serving a successful Super Bowl spread. First, prepare casual, crowd-pleasing foods that are easy to eat. (Forget the fancy stuff. Football calls for casual snacks that pair well with beer and paper napkins! Or elevate the everyday by offering a fancy riff on game-day grub; we tell you how...

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    25% Off Smith Island Cakes = One Sweet Deal!

    by  • January 14, 2014


    Need something sweet and fabulous to serve at a birthday, brunch, or Super Bowl party? Allow us to introduce you to Maryland’s famed 9-inch Smith Island cake, which we’re offering at a 25% discount for a limited time! A dessert with a history, this decadent layered lusciousness coveted by People magazine, MarketWatch, and cake...

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    The Great Steak Sidekick: Spinach and Feta Soufflé Recipe

    by  • January 13, 2014


    A lighter accompaniment for steak as well as an outstanding breakfast entrée, the simple soufflé seen above with steak and red wine sauce has a gentle kiss of tangy tartness from the feta and lemon. If serving it with steak, I highly recommend you pan-cook the meat, deglaze the pan afterward with a tablespoon...

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    The Best Winter Care Package You Can Send: “Jewish Penicillin!”

    by  • January 10, 2014


    If you know someone who’s contracted this winter’s horrible flu or cold and want to send some love, the most delicious way to do it is with Grandma’s Chicken Soup! Available with noodles, matzo balls, or rice (gluten-free!), and straight from a Boston kitchen where a Jewish grandma’s recipe has proven amazingly successful, it’s...

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    Best Affordable Birthday Gifts for Your January Honorees

    by  • January 8, 2014

    Did you know that January is the least popular birth month of the year? Yup. It’s true. And good thing since if you’re like us, you probably blew more discretionary income than you’d like in December and aren’t dying to splurge on tons of gifts for your myriad friends born in ultra-popular months like...

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    5 Tailgate Foods for the Perfect Playoff Party

    by  • January 6, 2014


    In the midst of bone-chilling weather, the only thing hotter than football fever are our delectable tailgate foods! Order any or all of the following easy-to-eat crowd favorites, wait in the warmth of your home for delivery, display them on your buffet or coffee table alongside a selection of brewskies and other beverages, and...

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    Hearty, Effortless Meals

    by  • January 4, 2014

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    With the kids headed back to school, bowl games in full force, and bone-chilling weather beating down half of the nation, there’s no better time to leave the cooking to the pros and treat the family to an amazing dinner from FoodyDirect. In fact, to make it that much easier, we’ve got an entire...

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    Winter Warm Ups for a Happy, Snuggly New Year!

    by  • January 2, 2014

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    With the major gluttony behind us and the welcoming of a new year, it’s the perfect time to warm up those weary winter bones with wholesome, delicious soups and stews that satisfy. And we’ve got just the stuff! In fact, we have an entire area of our site dedicated to the most comforting, healthy,...

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    Football Favorites for a Winning Game Day Nosh

    by  • December 30, 2013


    With bowl season upon us, we’d like to take a moment to suggest some finger foods that will enhance any viewing or tailgate party. Behold three tasty reasons to host the next big game. The Best Wings Ever No need to serve mediocre wings when you can offer up the nation’s very best. Instead,...

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    History of Holiday Treats!

    by  • December 23, 2013


    Have you wondered about the various Holiday dishes and how they came to be? Check-out our slideshow for easy recipes and the History of Holiday Treats! History of Holiday Foods from foodydirectdec2013 Slideshow Script 1. History of Holiday TREATS 2. Mince Pies, “Christmas Pies,” originally were filled with meat such as lamb. Today they...

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    It’s Not Too Late to Send the Best (and Fastest) Gourmet Gift EVER!

    by  • December 23, 2013


    Don’t bother spending your final hours before Christmas pounding the pavement in search of the perfect gift. Instead, send a FoodyDirect gift card today and delight your food-loving friends with the nation’s best barbecue, lox and bagels, cheesecake, or chocolate without leaving the house! Effortlessly give the gift of good taste now–send a FoodyDirect...

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    Last Chance to Send the Gift of Good Taste this Christmas!

    by  • December 20, 2013


    There’s still time to finish your holiday shopping in the comfort of your home by ordering delicious gifts on FoodyDirect! From lobsters to caviar to delicious layer cakes–all hand-selected by us–we’ve got something for everyone on your list. But hurry! You need to order by this Sunday, 12/22, for delivery in time for Christmas....

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    The Perfect Last-Minute Gift: FoodyDirect Gift Cards

    by  • December 18, 2013

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    There’s no need to join the throngs of procrastinators at the mall this week to finish your holiday shopping. Just send a FoodyDirect electronic gift card! Easy as one-two-three, you need only fill our a simple form, select your desired delivery date, and go through checkout. Bonus: You can literally send it at the...

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    40% OFF a Lobster Feast for Four – TODAY ONLY!

    by  • December 16, 2013


    On our final day of our “Seven Days of Holiday Deals,” we’re offering the most luxuriously deal-icious deal: 40% OFF the “Lobsterman’s Share” package from Catch a Piece of Maine. Trust us when we tell you that these beauties are better than others delivered to your door because they are hard shell (and thus...

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    $10 OFF America’s Top Buffalo Wings – TODAY ONLY!

    by  • December 14, 2013


    Here’s a reason to wing your holiday gift-giving for your food-loving friends: On day six of our “Seven Days of Holiday Deals,” we present you with $10 off America’s all-time best Buffalo wings. These undisputed champs from Buffalo, New York, are the real deal: perfectly crisp on the outside, moist on the inside, and...

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    $10 OFF the Ultimate Gift for Cheese Lovers – TODAY ONLY!

    by  • December 13, 2013


    It’s our fifth day of our “Seven Days of Holiday Deals” special, and today we’re hooking you up with help satisfying all the cheese lovers on your gift list. Today only you can give the deal-icious gift of outstanding cheese and get $10 OFF to boot if you order Murray’s Greatest Hits cheese collection....

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    Ultimate Pairings: Complete Guide to Cheese Pairings

    by  • December 10, 2013


    “Give me a good sharp knife and a good sharp cheese and I’m a happy man.” ― George R.R. Martin When it comes to cheese some people know exactly what they want, and others haven’t the slightest clue of where to begin. There are countless varieties that appeal to a variety of tastes, and...

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    10% OFF New York’s #1 Cheesecake – Today Only!

    by  • December 10, 2013


    Now’s your chance to give the gift of rich & deal-icious New York cheesecake for less! For day two of our “Seven Days of Holiday Deals!”, we’re offering 10% off on Eileen’s Special Cheesecake! What’s so special about Eileen’s? Put it this way, her family recipe was good enough to inspire Bobby Flay to...

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    Our 7 Days of Holiday Specials Starts Now! See What’s on Sale!

    by  • December 9, 2013


    We’re offering a deal-icious special every day this week, starting right now! Today only we’re offering $10 off the best American salame we’ve had outside of Italy! Long praised by beloved Italian cookbook author Marcella Hazan, Olli Salumeria’s cured meats are made with heritage breed American pork and Italian expertise. Whether you need some...

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    Corporate Gifts They’ll Actually Want

    by  • December 9, 2013


    We know it’s not always easy to find just the right gift at the right price range for colleagues, clients, and bosses. That’s why we created a section on our site featuring corporate gifts for everyone on your list. From award-winning cheese collections to mind-blowing cakes and chocolates to the finest caviar, our delicious...

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    Hurry! 30% Off Smith Island Cakes Now Thru Wednesday!

    by  • December 3, 2013


    Here’s your chance to have your cake and eat it, too! In honor of MarketWatch picking Smith Island Baking Company’s coconut cake as one of the “10 best Cyber Monday deals for foodies” and People magazine touting their chocolate cake as a top holiday gift, we’re offering an awesome deal: GET 30% OFF ALL...

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    Our Close-up: WSJ and Thrillist Feature FoodyDirect!

    by  • December 2, 2013


    Though we work hard to bring you the very best food and customer service the web has to offer, we’d rather toot the horns of our amazing food partners than pat ourselves on the back. But we sure don’t mind when others point out that we’ve got a good thing going! So, big thanks...

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    10% Off EVERYTHING on FoodyDirect!

    by  • November 29, 2013


    Forget Black Friday! We’re offering deals good enough to eat through midnight on December 2nd! Order now and get 10% OFF EVERYTHING on FoodyDirect through MIDNIGHT DEC 2nd! Just enter code BLACKFRIDAY at checkout. Happy eating!

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    Our Thanksgiving Wish for You

    by  • November 28, 2013

    From all of us at FoodyDirect HQ, on this special day of gratefulness, family, and celebration, may your heart and your stomach be equally full. Happy Thanksgiving!

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    Thank-You Gifts for Thanksgiving Hosts

    by  • November 26, 2013


    It may be too late to order food for the Thanksgiving table, but if you’re a guest at someone else’s feast this year, it’s just the right time to order a thank you gift for them! Following are three of our tastiest ways to show your appreciation. Sable’s Bagel & Lox for 4 Suffice...

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    Our Latest Obsession: Flannery Beef’s FoodyDirect Burger Blend

    by  • November 22, 2013

    by Ken Koenig, FoodyDirect Co-Founder and Food Enthusiast We recently got our team together for a feast of incredible specialties from several of our most recent FoodyDirect partners. One of the featured items was the FoodyDirect Burger Blend from California’s famed Flannery Beef. Bryan Flannery created this exceptional blend exclusively for us, and I...

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    Last Chance to Order Thanksgiving Entrees and Sides!

    by  • November 20, 2013


    Don’t just sit there. Make hosting the annual feast easier on yourself! Enjoy a fully-cooked, delicious deep-fried turkey, ready-to-roast Turducken, Texas-smoked ham, and amazing holiday desserts from America’s top bakeries. ORDER BY FRIDAY, 11/22, FOR THANKSGIVING DELIVERY!

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