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apple_pie Jan 28, 2009 01:17 PM

Hey guys,

Toronto-hound in need of advice.

I'm planning on sending a good friend of mine a birthday present - he works in Redmond and I'm having it delivered to his office. I was considering a box of brownies from Zingerman's but was wondering if you had any other suggestions for baked good/other food-ish gifts I could order online and have delivered to him. Something under $50 would be ideal...I'd love to be able to order cupcakes or something but have no idea what would be good around there. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thanks!

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    mrnelso RE: apple_pie Jan 28, 2009 06:34 PM

    Salumi has a website and does mail-order, though cured meats can travel without refrigeration.

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      zoogrrrl RE: mrnelso Jan 28, 2009 06:46 PM

      How about a bottle of wine. If you buy it from a shop that has a few local products, they could throw in some chocolate or cheese. You might try queso y vino, found here:
      http://madeleine.typepad.com/

    2. frygirl RE: apple_pie Jan 28, 2009 07:21 PM

      I always send a selection of 3400 Phinney bars from Theo Chocolates as a gift. People go bonkers for the unique flavors.

      1. amyh18 RE: apple_pie Jan 29, 2009 07:32 AM

        Fran's Salted Carmels are always a crowd pleaser.

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          Lauren RE: apple_pie Jan 29, 2009 09:35 AM

          I love Trophy Cupcakes. I bet they'd be able to work out a delivery to Redmond. http://www.trophycupcakes.com/

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            TaylorRoot RE: Lauren Feb 16, 2009 06:32 AM

            One of the admin assistants at work bought a large order of cup cakes from trophy and they were amazing ! We have a monthly celebrations for birthdays and we all raved about the quality and the unique variations they provided. Really excellent place :)

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            howard 1st RE: apple_pie Jan 29, 2009 09:37 AM

            surely you'd rather send him something from toronto (not exactly a culinary desert...) than something he can find locally?

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              apple_pie RE: howard 1st Jan 29, 2009 10:45 AM

              well he's from here, so he's always visiting
              I'm looking for something local since baked goods aren't something I would want to send from Toronto, there's nothing I can think of that would stand up that well to the distance

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              apple_pie RE: apple_pie Jan 29, 2009 12:06 PM

              wow, thanks for all the ideas...definitely going to check out several of these options!

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