Mail Order Meals: Famous Foods From Around The Country At Your Fingertips

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — What’s for dinner this weekend? How about crab cakes direct from Maryland or deep dish pizza from Chicago?

According to food industry experts, sales of mail order meals are expected to grow to between $3 and $5 billion over the next 10 years.

As CBS2’s Mary Calvi reported, everything Italian can be found over on Arthur Avenue; cheese, sopresata — it’s all there.

But what if Arthur Avenue is just too far to get to?

From New Jersey, Ken Koenig helped launch the website Foodydirect, which brings famous foods from around the country to your doorstep overnight.

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In fact, a number of websites — the Appetizer Store, Send a Meal — now cater to mail order foods.

You can order a deep dish pizza direct from Chicago for your weekend party or send a whole antipasto to a loved one over the holidays.

Now, iconic foods from iconic locations, are just a click away.

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