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Why We Founded FoodyDirect

I grew up, in the sixties and seventies, in a food-loving family on New York’s Long Island. Our family dinners at home, restaurant jaunts, and annual feasts like Thanksgiving were celebrations of both togetherness and of joyful indulgence. For me, enjoyment of great food has always been a passion. In my frequent travels as a technology investment banker at Goldman ... Read More »

It’s Julia Child’s 100th Birthday!

Today marks what would have been Julia Child’s 100th birthday. Born on August 15, 1912, the warbly gourmand introduced French cooking to the home kitchen, empowered amateur chefs, and permanently transformed the course of American cuisine. Her warm and cheerful nature assured us that it’s okay to take risks in the kitchen and ultimately led to a generation of innovative chefs ... Read More »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Welcome to our new blog! We’re excited to share all of our latest food discoveries and happenings with you—and this is where we’ll be doing it! Check here regularly to get: The scoop on new partners and dishes featured on FoodyDirect Insiders’ looks at the very special restaurants, bakeries, and purveyors we feature Serving, entertaining, and cooking tips from some ... Read More »

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