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Thank-you gifts?

banquisha Oct 29, 2009 01:56 PM

What are some local L.A. yummies that will deliver their goods, along with a card for a nice thank-you gift? Cupcakes? Chocolates?
Two things they must do: be from L.A. and deliver/ship :)

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  1. cinzia RE: banquisha Oct 29, 2009 02:16 PM

    Valerie Confections comes to mind - and they are having some sort of open house today/tomorrow/saturday.

    Valerie Confections
    3360 West 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA

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      lucygoosey RE: cinzia Oct 29, 2009 07:25 PM

      What kind of open house? I've been curious about this place and haven't made it in yet. All the construction on Beverly makes me tune out some of the nice local spots.
      Are they related to L'artisan du chocolat?

      L'Artisan Du Chocolat
      3364 W 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90004

      1. re: lucygoosey
        cinzia RE: lucygoosey Nov 2, 2009 06:06 PM

        So sorry I didn't get back to you in time. I read on one of the myriad emails I get (daily candy, etc) that they were doing something over the weekend. I didn't go but have been before. Their toffee is delicious, beautifully wrapped but not cheap! The space is small - mostly production - with a tiny counter. But they are lovely to work with and I highly recommend them. You can also buy some of their products at Silverlake Wine, Surfas and other retailers.
        And while I am not familiar w/ L'Artisan, given the address, I'm guessing that maybe they are somehow related.

        Silverlake Wine
        2395 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

    2. mollyomormon RE: banquisha Oct 29, 2009 02:27 PM


      Cookie Casa (I tried a bunch of stuff from them the other day and it all was very good):

      Also, if the delivery is local, POP Candy does a great job. I just got the halloween toffee I ordered from them delivered to my house and it's adorable. They will cutomize it for you and are incredibly nice people:


      1. wienermobile RE: banquisha Oct 29, 2009 02:27 PM

        Susie cakes will deliver from it's local stores but they will not ship. Great red velvet cake and cup cakes.

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          Clyde RE: banquisha Oct 29, 2009 02:28 PM

          my coworker just started her own business and she brought samples into the office the other day and my mind was blown at the yumminess of these desserts. her company is called 'the chunky marshmellow"

          1. yummyinmytummy RE: banquisha Oct 29, 2009 03:34 PM

            See's Candies.

            See's Candies
            1301 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA

            1. cookie monster RE: banquisha Oct 29, 2009 04:18 PM

              I got a thank you gift box of assorted treats a couple months ago from a company called Cookie Good - www.cookiegood.com

              No one in the office had heard of it before, but the cookies and bars were delicious - much better than most of the other deliveries we've had.

              1. Dommy RE: banquisha Oct 30, 2009 12:09 AM

                Magees Peanut Butter and Nuts!



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                  bruinike RE: banquisha Nov 2, 2009 06:22 PM

                  Cookie Casa cupcakes are the best. Chocolate cake with white icing (chocolate chips in the cake) is the most popular. Whenever our office orders them everyone goes crazy for them. Taste like homemade. They now offer mini ones too.

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                  1. re: bruinike
                    Bria Silbert RE: bruinike Nov 3, 2009 04:15 PM

                    I can always depend upon Mrs. Beasley's to send a nice assortment of fresh goodies and they have lots of different packages and prices:


                  2. SilverlakeGirl RE: banquisha Nov 3, 2009 04:56 PM

                    Littlejohn's English Toffee, to my surprise, is incredibly good. From the Farmer's Market at 3rd and Fairfax.


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                      cinzia RE: SilverlakeGirl Nov 4, 2009 04:14 PM

                      Oh great call SilverlakeGirl! And a heckuva lot cheaper than my original suggestion.

                    2. OCAnn RE: banquisha Nov 4, 2009 07:38 AM

                      I heard about the Cookie Couture on KFI 640 AM; haven't had them myself, but they're gorgeous goodies: http://www.thecookiecouture.com/index...

                      1. wilafur RE: banquisha Nov 4, 2009 04:31 PM

                        don't forget about jin patisserie.


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