SHOWING POSTS TAGGED: Great Gifts

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What do Cleveland’s food bloggers want for the holidays?

For our third annual holiday wish list, we approached those most passionate about the local food scene – our beloved food bloggers. If you have a food enthusiast on your list, take note! When asked, “What local food gift is on your holiday wish list and why?” these professional opinions make for quality gifts in any quantity. Maria of Maria’s Bits and Pieces As a self-professed chocoholic, I always put Malley’s chocolates right at the top of my wish list every Christmas. This year’s no exception. And as to not make it hard on anyone who wants to indulge me, I just want to make it perfectly clear that I’d be happy with any of their sweet confections. However, if pressed or tortured or both, I will admit that my absolute favorites are–in no particular order–their Pecan BillyBobs, Chocolate-Covered Pretzels (milk chocolate, please),  Bordeaux, and last but certainly not least, Heaven. … READ MORE

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Your 2012 #CLEFood Gifting Guide

Last year, we encouraged you to skip the trip to Williams Sonoma with a list of great gift ideas that support our regional culinary artisans. Of course, Spice Kitchen + Bar and Plated Landscape gift certificates are the perfect gift for everybody on your list (and now conveniently available on our website!)…but for those of you seeking some additional options, we asked our staff: Q: Which local food gifts would you want to unwrap this year? A: Liz, Office Boss I would love a gift basket from Market at the Fig. A bottle of wine, meat and cheese. Not too fancy, but that’s what I would like! A: Jess, Executive Event Planner A gift certificate to Nature’s Bin would cheer me right up!!  Oh, and some of our hot sauce or house-made Kombucha!  Does that just sound like i’m trying to sell “us?” A: Andy, Director of Operations After giving … READ MORE

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Last Minute Gifts for the Local Foodies on your List

Skip the trip to Williams Sonoma and wrap the gift of good taste by supporting your local food businesses! Here are a few that you’ll find under our tree this year. THE DECK, BY CLEVELAND INDEPENDENTS There’s no better way to support your favorite independents than with The Deck. Stacked with 50 cards, all featuring creative discounts at different local food establishments, you just can’t lose. Who wouldn’t love to receive $10 off a $30 food purchase at places like Flying Fig, fire food and drink, Paladar and Luxe? It’s a novel idea, packaged perfectly and priced affordably at $29.95. SWEETS For those without calorie cutting resolutions this year, the 12- or 24-piece box of Lilly’s Handmade Chocolates is a must. Lilly’s has been our go-to hostess gift for five years running. Always a conversation piece, the artful contents of each pink and black box will delight at first sight. One … READ MORE

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