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Any suggestions for items unique to NY that is non-perishable or at least will travel well (not spoil, go stale, or fall apart within a couple of days) for out of town guests to bring back to CA as gifts?

I'm drawing a blank. Thanks.

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  1. do they like wine? how about a nice one from the north fork? you can get them in the city.

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    1. re: ceeceee

      I don't know that I'd bring Long Island wine back to California, especially as a gift from New York City.

      How about Jacques Torres chocolates?

      1. re: Chris VR

        thanks! they ended up going to Jacques Torres.

    2. Katz's salami "Send a salami to your boy in the Army!"
      Actually, I'd probably contrive to get a pound or two of their pastrami into my luggage.

      And of course while you are down there, Russ and Daughters has plenty of wonderful stuff to be taking home.

      1. I often give people Zabar's chocolate babka, and it's always a hit!