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Hi there!

I'm looking for a recommendation on an inexpensive treat made in New York that I can include in the Welcome Baskets for all of our out of town guests for my wedding.

The treat must....
1) Be individually wrapped
2) Have some labeling (even if discreet) that says New York City or New York, NY on it
3) Cost less than $2 a piece

To give you an idea....so far in the basket, we have the following items that all have a significance to where we've grown up, lived, or have family:
- Golden Flake Potato Chips - Birmingham, Alabama
- Goo Goo Clusters - Nashville, Tennessee
- The LCR Game - Buffalo, New York
- TBD - Atlanta, GA
- TBD - New York, NY

I'm looking for some creative and fun items that people might get excited about, but I am open to anything, so please share your suggestions.

This is a strange one, I know, so thank you in advance!!!!

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  1. Bagels are less than 2 pp
    or a gift certificate for a sidwalk knish, a square one.

    What is the LCR game.

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    1. re: normalheightsfoodie

      LCR is absolutely incredible. It's easy, fun, addictive, and we have to share it. This site has the detail: http://www.dicegames.com/l-c-r.html

      Appreciate your recommendation. I should have mentioned that my wedding is on the Gulf Coast, so we need to transport these, too! Thank you!

    2. I was going to say Eleni's cookies but that might blow your budget! Maybe a little yellow taxi cab? You can probably get them cheap in Chinatown. Eleni's cookies might also make yellow taxi cookies if you prefer something edible.

      1. Elenis' custom homemade cookies are really cute and a fun thing to add in. www.elenis.com

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        1. re: chocolatechip

          another idea would be custom fortune cookies http://www.customfortunecookie.com/

        2. Try www.myfavoritecity.com They have tins of mints with various New York scenes, chocolate bars, and an animal cracker type of box with NY cab shaped cookies.

          Price looks right and you might find something for Atlanta as well. Congratulations and best of luck on your wedding.

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          1. re: Alice123

            How about individually wrapped black and white cookies from Zaro's?
            http://www.zaro.com/page/ZBB/PROD/gif...

            1. re: Marge

              Can't get much better then a Black & White!

          2. Congrats!
            In case you want to go with more non-edible ideas, Zabars sells mugs and coffee scoops for $1 each (last time I saw 'em, at least).

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            1. re: mooms

              And another non-edible idea: http://a856-citystore.nyc.gov/Product...

              And inside you could put something edible--maybe bagel chips (would they fit)?

            2. How about Egg Cream Fixings- U-Bet chocolate syrup and recipe? See info : http://whatscookingamerica.net/Histor.... Also Nathan's mustard can be found at many grocery stores outside of NYC. See info at www.nathansfamous.com .

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              1. re: fayth

                U-Bet is a great idea and very NYC. Might be over the $2 budget . . .Economy Candy has U-Bet.

              2. How about Dr. Brown's Cream Soda?

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                1. re: synergy

                  How about a bag of nuts for nuts from the cart! My friends from Buffalo loves these when they come down. Only a buck.

                2. The Subway definitely says New York! How about something from the New York Transit Museum store? If you need it to be edible, they have chocolate subway tokens. A set of 10 is $5, but you can split them.

                  Also, since you mention Atlanta, a classic glass bottle of Coca-Cola or a little bag of fresh Georgia pecans would be nice.

                  1. I totally vote for a black & white cookie! Nothing is more New York!

                    1. We had an apple, dr.browns cream soda, a black and white cookie and baby ruth bar.
                      good luck

                      1. Individual bottles of Manhattan Special Espresso Soda?

                        1. Brooklyn Lager?

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                          1. re: lisette

                            Isn't there also a Brooklyn Soda Co.? What did you end up using coleyas?

                          2. I think Zabars also has individual single-serve bags of pre-ground coffee.

                            1. - one girl cookies, cool packaging and great cookie variety
                              - lassen and hennings black and white cookies
                              - a mini juniors cheesecake
                              - coffee from zabars (good idea westrite!) or grey dogs or joes art of coffee
                              - maybe that kettle corn they serve at the mets games now?

                              1. black and white cookie?

                                1. I did something like this last year -- I used Jacques Torres chocolate -- I'm not sure about the wrapping though, and it might say "Brooklyn". Might be a little out of the price range though -- although they sell packages of 5 mini-bars for $10. I also got cheese sticks from Murray's -- which would have had something on the wrapper.

                                  1. Joey's packages individual black and white cookies and sells them in deli's everywhere. They probably cost around $2 each, I can't recall. They're not quite the same as fresh ones, but they do taste good.