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This Year’s Must-Give Food Gift: The Deep-Dish Cherry Pie Oprah Calls “Legendary”

Oprah's Favorite Things 2016

Never mind that Sweet Lady Jane’s cherry pie is so gorgeous it needs no embellishment. Oprah deemed this deep-dish combo of buttery crust and tangy-sweet cherries “necessary” and “legendary” in last month’s issue of O Magazine for one reason: It’s insanely good. She’s right that it will make a spectacular hostess gift, too. But if you’re thinking of ordering and ... Read More »

Meet Sweet Lady Jane, Our Latest Partner and the “World’s #1 Patisserie”


We know. It’s nearly impossible to know which online baked goods are really “the best” and worthy of ordering for yourself or an impressive gift. That’s why we’re here. We search the nation for the most gorgeous, mouthwatering-delicious, over-the-top fabulous foods, partner with them, and offer their food here on FoodyDirect. That way rather than rummaging through the rejects, you ... Read More »

Introducing Charlie’s Legendary Hot Dogs & Onions


For more than 50 years, family-owned Long Island roadside stand Charlie’s Famous Hot Dogs was a mecca for hot dog lovers, including NFL great Boomer Esiason, thanks to a very special topping—their legendary onion sauce. For the first time, you can get the famous grab-and-go feast delivered to your door, complete with Sabrett’s all-beef natural-casing hot dogs and the onion ... Read More »

Labor Day’s Coming: Send off Summer with America’s Best BBQ (ON SALE!) and Other Regional Specialties


The annual end-of-summer feast is upon us. Our once-a-year favorite feast is the time to gather the gang around an outdoor table and savor the last days of summer, so why not it right—with the nation’s top BBQ (on sale!), fresh crab claws, artisanal ice cream, and other regional specialties! Get inspired by some of our favorites below–including some of ... Read More »

Awesome Back-to-School Care Package Alert: Send the Brownies Beloved by GMA, Today show, Food Network, and Rachael Ray!

Want to send your student the ultimate back-to-school gift or care package? You’ll score major brownie points with the ultra-fudgy brownies, baby brownies (great for the whole dorm floor!) and luscious chocolates of Ohio’s Brownie Points bakery. A favorite of Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Show, and the Today, their fantastically fudgy brownies and chocolate desserts are too pretty ... Read More »

Our Finger-Lickin’ End of Summer BBQ Sale Starts NOW!

School may be back in session, but you can still savor the flavors of summer—for less!—with our tastiest deals on legendary BBQ! Get award-winning Memphis ribs & pulled pork, Cincinnati ribs & ice cream, and Kansas City ribs & famed “burnt ends.” Order now and you can use the money saved on extra napkins! $10 OFF Central BBQ’s Memphis Ribs ... Read More »

Meet the Completely Addictive Caramelized Brioche-like Goodness of Waffatopia Belgian Waffles


If you didn’t snag one while strolling the streets of Europe this summer, you can still experience authentic Liege-style Belgian waffles stateside–and get 10% OFF while you’re at it! Our newest partner, Waffatopia, is a serious find. If you’ve enjoyed the crispy-fluffy treats in Europe, you know they’re perfection just the way they are–caramelized and crisp on the outside, semi-sweet, ... Read More »

Enjoy the Sea-Kissed Summer Flavors of Maine Lobster

Break out the bibs and crackers because we’ve got spectacular Maine lobster dishes that are perfect for summer entertaining! With warm eves and a desire for light yet memorable summer feasts, there is no better season to enjoy the delicious sea-kissed, succulent flavor of Maine lobster, and we have all the best ways to savor the delicacy. In honor of ... Read More »

Get Your Brownie Points Here!


When was the last time you scored some brownie points? Whatever you answer, we promise they were not as good as these–the gorgeous, gift-worthy, super-fudgy brownies from our latest partner, the Ohio bakery ironically named Brownie Points. The gourmet brownies and chocolate confections from this destination bakery are more than great recipes and packaging. Made by a small team of ... Read More »

Introducing the Luscious Jams and Jellies of Beth’s Farm Kitchen


Break out your best breads and scones because we’re now featuring the Mario Batali-approved jams, jellies and chutneys of Beth’s Farm Kitchen, which have wowed crowds at NYC’s farmers markets for 34 years. Handmade with less sugar and more fresh Hudson Valley fruit than typical preserves, they’re bursting with pure fruit flavor. Founded in the Hudson Valley in 1981, Beth’s ... Read More »