Delicious Food Gifts From New York City

These tasty food gifts from New York City will please any recipient

Whether you want to pick up a delicious gift for a hostess or birthday present or are hoping to have something shipped directly to friends or family far away, these New York City shops and restaurants have great options for gift giving, no matter what the season. If you send your friends and family a delicious taste of New York City for any occasion, they're sure to beĀ impressed by your gift.

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    Storefront and sign for Barney Greengrass, a traditional Jewish-style delicatessen originally founded in 1908, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, New York, July, 2016.
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    For over 100 years, Barney Greengrass has been pleasing diners on the Upper West Side with their delicious breakfast and delicatessen offerings. They'll ship smoked fish, caviar, matzo ball soup and more overnight to ensure it reaches you fresh.

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    at and Roger Jamin display some of their merchandise at Izzy Guss Pickles on Orchard Street in the Lower East Side May 20, 2008 in New York City
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    Want to wow someone who loves pickles? Ship them a gallon bucket of Brooklyn Guss's top notch pickles, tomatoes, sauerkraut, or peppers.

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    Cheesecake sits for sale in the Bakery display counter of Junior's restaurant, a staple of Brooklyn dining since the 1950s, on February 21, 2014 in the Downtown Brooklyn neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City
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    Everyone loves Junior's cheesecakes and they make a great addition to the holiday table. Junior's wide variety of flavors will please nearly every palate, and they even have low-carb cheesecakes. 2nd day and overnight shipping ensure that your cheesecake will arrive fresh at its destination.

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    A view of Murray's Cheese on Bleecker Street, February 7, 2017 in New York City. Kroger Co., the largest grocery-store chain in the U.S., announced Tuesday that it has acquired New York-based Murray's Cheese, a chain of specialty cheese and meat shops.
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    If you have friends who love cheese, look no further than Murray's for the perfect gift. From individual cheeses and cheese of the month clubs to fondue kits and cheese course gift certificates, the only trouble is choosing exactly which gift to get for the cheese-lovers on your list.

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    Coffee beans are displayed for sale at a Porto Rico Importing Co. store March 2, 2011 in New York City.
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    For anyone on your guest list who loves delicious coffees and teas, Porto Rico Importing is a perfect choice. Reasonable prices on their extensive offerings, including sustainable coffees, unique teas and even chocolate covered coffee beans.

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    Russ & Daughters
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    Know someone who loves smoked fish? A delivery from Russ & Daughters is sure to satisfy them. Russ & Daughters offers a variety of gift baskets and packages, featuring their smoked salmon, caviar, herring in cream sauce and even sweets and nuts. Priority overnight shipping is required for most deliveries to ensure freshness.

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    New York City, Manhattan, East Village, Veniero's. pasticceria. Est. 1894
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    Delicious Italian pastries, including cannoli, cheesecakes, biscotti and cookie trays are available for delivery in the U.S. from Veniero's, which has been making desserts since 1894.

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    Zabar's in Manhattan
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    Zabar's has great gift basket options, as well as plenty of a la carte choices for perfect gift-giving. Smoked salmon, pastrami, rugelach, and Jewish rye bread are just a few of the highlights of Zabar's extensive mail-order offerings. You can also pick up Zabar's gift certificates for your favorite local New Yorkers.

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    Delicious chocolates made right in New York City are available for shipping nationwide. Outstanding hot chocolates, bars, and even the "Ultimate Chocolate Lover" (which includes 6 months of chocolate gifts) make great choices for the chocoholics on your shopping list.

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    This dairy Kosher bakery is the perfect place to order black and white cookies that will delight recipients young and old. They also offer Christmas and Hanukkah cookies, chocolate and cinnamon babka and even dog biscuits that can be shipped directly or picked up at the store on Madison Avenue.