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An Oprah-Crafted Meal Plan

Oprah Winfrey has been on television since 1976 where she worked as the youngest and first black female news anchor at Nashville’s WLAC-TV. Needless to say, Oprah’s been around for a while and shows no signs of going anywhere. Each year, Oprah releases a list of her favorite things from the past year. At FoodyDirect, we’re lucky because we have ... Read More »

3 Ways to Create a Gourmet Cookout

Gourmet cookout

Mankind has been “cooking out” since the mastery of fire more than a million and a half years ago. It’s hardly a surprise that contemporary cookouts are virtually unrecognizable from their prehistoric predecessors. However, not all modern-day cookouts are the same. And while there’s a time and a place for casual backyard bashes, gourmet grill-fests are also increasing in popularity. ... Read More »

Thought Leader Series: Why the Pop-Up Dining Craze Is Here to Stay

Dining craze

Erin Pennings is a marketer by trade who serves up tasty treats and fun feats as a food/lifestyle blogger at SalmonAtSeven.com. Pop-up dining is all about the experience. The experience of a fun stop at a food truck carnival for lunch with friends, and everybody trying something different. The experience of a spectacular one-off event held by a popular chef ... Read More »

Expert Interview with Laura Luciano on Eating on Long Island’s East End

Eating on Long Island

To hear Laura Luciano talk about it, eating in the East End of Long Island – with its farm-to-table revival and fresh-out-of-the-ocean seafood – is a foodie’s dream. “The freshest food and libations are grown, brewed and nurtured here,” she says. “As East Enders, we build relationships beyond the Farmer’s Markets with our wine makers, artisans, farmers and fishermen who ... Read More »

Expert Interview with Colleen Levine on Eating Fresh and Local

Eating fresh and local

For Colleen Levine, founder of FoodieTots.com and CheeseandChampagne.com, it’s important that her kids know that real food comes from the ground, not the drive-thru or boxes at the supermarket. “I believe that they will appreciate healthy food more when they see the work that goes into growing and producing it, and hopefully learn to make those healthy choices for themselves,” ... Read More »

Expert Interview with Craig McCord on the Slow Food Movement

Slow food movement

Craig McCord, who co-founded HandPickedNation.com with his wife Staci Strauss, is a huge advocate for eating locally and for the Slow Food movement. And not just because it means he enjoys delicious meals, a healthier lifestyle and a greater appreciation for the work that goes into producing real food. “We have made many good friends from the legions of farmers, ... Read More »

Introducing Luke’s Lobster, Fresh From Maine!


One of the inspirations for founding FoodyDirect was the frustration we experienced when trying to determine which of the mail-order lobster companies we should order from. With dozens of options, how could we know who would deliver the freshest and best lobster, offer shipping that would ensure health and safety, and provide the best customer service? We couldn’t. So we ... Read More »

Introducing Brooklyn’s Pure, Certified-Organic and Ultra-Coveted Blue Marble Ice Cream

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We’re very excited to introduce you to our newest partner, Blue Marble Ice Cream, which is available for nationwide shipping for the first time! As NYC’s only certified organic ice cream company, it inherently offers a conscientiousness that lends itself to feeling good about eating the delicious frozen treat, but more important is this simple fact: it tastes amazing. Named ... Read More »