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Mandy Jul 3, 2010 09:41 AM

I would like to send something which reflects our city to a foodie friend in Singapore. Any ideas?

  1. SilverlakeGirl Jul 3, 2010 11:22 AM

    I have friends in Paris who beg for boxes of See's Candy. Right now their Patriotic Gifts are out:

    http://www.sees.com/Cat.cfm/patriotic_gifts

    And I always struggle not to eat entire boxes of Littlejohn's Toffee from the Farmer's Market:

    http://www.littlejohnscandies.com/toffee

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    1. re: SilverlakeGirl
      wienermobile Jul 3, 2010 11:27 AM

      Littlejohns Toffee is my favorite in all of LA.

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      bad nono Jul 3, 2010 10:23 AM

      There's always the pumpkin bread at the monastery of the Angels http://www.op-stjoseph.org/nuns/angel...

      or See's candies.

      1. wienermobile Jul 3, 2010 10:14 AM

        Philippe's The Original hot mustard.
        http://philippes.com/store/index.php/...

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        Philippe the Original
        1001 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

        1. wienermobile Jul 3, 2010 10:05 AM

          Hadley's dried fruits and nuts.
          http://www.hadleyfruitorchards.com/ha...

          1. wienermobile Jul 3, 2010 10:00 AM

            C.C. Brown's hot fudge sauce.
            http://www.lawrysonline.com/e-store/p...

            1. Servorg Jul 3, 2010 09:53 AM

              Something like http://compartes.stores.yahoo.net/ind... is a good possibility - if you don't want to send them a DVD of some "Hollywood" blockbuster that is... ;-D>

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              1. re: Servorg
                Servorg Jul 3, 2010 11:28 AM

                Well, maybe I'm taking back my chocolates suggestion based on this http://www.time.com/time/specials/pac...

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