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Tasty Ways to Kick Off Valentine’s Day

Breakfast–in bed or served with style at a table–is anything but overrated, especially on Valentine’s Day. While everyone else is bustling around trying to grab last-minute bouquets or candies, you can be the extra-thoughtful one who welcomes cupid’s holiday with a delicious start to the day, especially if you order any of the following finds: Bobby’s Breakfast in a Box ... Read More »

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Chocolate Lovers

With 10 days left before Valentine’s Day, there’s no time to waste in planning how to woo the one you love on February 14. If your sweetie is a chocolate lover, you’re in luck because we’ve got some of the most decadent, gourmet, unexpected, and totally awesome cocoa creations to choose from. Behold the most chocoriffic ways to show you ... Read More »

Introducing Our Valentine’s Day Specialties Page

Yes, it’s still January, but Valentine’s Day is just over two weeks from now. Rather than thinking about what to buy your loved one(s) at the same time that shoppers start clearing the shelves of all the easily accessible options, we’ve got a better idea: Visit our Valentine’s Day specialties page, browse the truly outstanding gifts from some of the ... Read More »

Here’s to a Happy, Healthy, and Tasty 2013!

On the first day of the New Year we hope you are doing what we are doing–enjoying a delicious brunch such as this smoked fish and bagel brunch from New York City’s preferred source for Jewish appetizings, Sable’s Smoked Fish. Loaded with the all the good stuff, including three types of smoked salmon, smoked sturgeon,  plain and scallion cream cheese, top-quality ... Read More »

Perfect New Year’s Eve Dinners for Two

Not all memorable New Year’s Eve parties involve a crowd. In fact, one of the most wonderful ways to ring in the New Year is to enjoy an intimate dinner at home with one particularly special person. That’s why today we’re delighted to present our best options for an instant and elegant romantic feast for two. Order, reheat, and add ... Read More »

Elegant, Effortless Cocktail Party Food

If indeed ’tis the season to be jolly, you might think twice before making all of your cocktail party provisions from scratch. After all, if you’re playing host you already have holiday shopping, socializing, decorating, and being the life of the party on your to-do list. So how do you create an exceptional cocktail party spread without slaving in the ... Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving!

  One of the reasons we founded FoodyDirect was because we savor the amazing memories made around the dinner table. For this reason, Thanksgiving, where all the action takes place on or over a dinner plate, is one of our favorite holidays. As we prepare our grand annual feast with our friends and family, we want to pause, straighten our ... Read More »

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Saviors

Whether you’re interested in outsourcing your entire Thanksgiving meal or simply want to garnish home-cooked dishes with outstanding purchased foods, consider this list of ready-to-serve items your personal holiday helper. Featuring everything from elegant appetizers to a complete (and obscenely delicious) deep-fried bird, it’s your source for creating an easy, delicious gathering with friends and family without slaving for days ... Read More »

Instant Thanksgiving Desserts That Satisfy

Any entertaining expert will tell you that when preparing a big meal at home from scratch, it’s smart to focus on cooking a few labor-intensive items yourself and embellish with readymade goods from a quality source.  We couldn’t agree more–especially at Thanksgiving. If you’re making the bird, stuffing, and fixin’s, why not leave dessert to the pros? Following are three ... Read More »

Awesome, Effortless Halloween Party Food

We love Halloween parties as much as the next ghost and goblin. But we aren’t as enamored of trying to whip up every trick and treat from scratch—midweek!—when we have a larger-than-usual guest list and elaborate decorations to conjure up as well. If you feel the same and are throwing a party this Hallows’ Eve, consider ordering some of the ... Read More »