November 13, 2008

Foods Across America Offers Culinary Road Trip Featuring America’s Favorite Regional Foods

CHICAGO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- With anticipated sales of more than $23 billion by 2010 for the gift food industry,* it's clear Americans' love of giving edible presents is going strong. The good news this holiday season, it will be easier to deliver America's best regional foods anywhere in the U.S., thanks to Foods Across America(TM) (


From Chicago's famous Vienna Beef hot dogs and Buffalo's legendary Anchor Bar wings to brown bag apple pie made only at Wisconsin's own Elegant Farmer, Foods Across America combines the best American foods in one easy-to-shop catalog and web site.

"Every area of the country has a local food specialty that is hard to get or even impossible to replicate," says Tracey Stone, of Foods Across America. "We provide a culinary road trip for gift givers offering something for everyone, from seasoned foodies and novice gift givers to the most difficult to buy for."

Foods Across America also created unique, bundled gift packs, providing a sample of "the best" regional foods, including:

-- Famous Fast Food Bundle: Feast on fabulous fast food from three of the country's favorite cities. Includes: Vienna Beef Hot Dog kit with hard-to-find components to make authentic "Chicago Style" dogs; Philadelphia Cheesesteak kit with beef steak, Philly Cheese Sauce and rolls and iconic Anchor Bar Wings. ($112.45)

-- All America Meal Bundle: Rediscover America one bite at a time with an appetizer, entree and dessert from our country's finest regions. Includes plump Anchor Bar Buffalo Chicken Wings, two half-slabs of Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue Ribs and an Elegant Farmer Apple Pie. ($89.95)

-- American Pie Bundle: The all-American three pack, each from a different state across the country: traditional pecan pie from Mississippi's Bass Pecan Company; baked in a brown bag, apple pie from Wisconsin's Elegant Farmer; and Florida's Key Lime pie with the right balance of tart and sweet from The Key West Key Lime Pie Company. ($89.95)

-- Best Kept Secrets: Everyone has their best-kept culinary secrets and now you can enjoy three of the best: Racine Danish Kringle pastries from Racine, Wisconsin; Grandma's Wild Rice Soup from Duluth, Minnesota; and Gooey Butter Cake from St. Louis, Missouri. ($80.95)

-- New Yorker Bundle: Eat like a native New Yorker with this bundle: Carnegie Deli whole corned beef; Fox's U-Bet Chocolate Syrup; and Anchor Bar Wings. ($71.95)

-- BBQ Sampler: Finger-licking good sauce with bottles representing different BBQ sauce styles around the country: Sticky Fingers, Maull's, Head Country, Rendezvous and Montgomery Inn. ($39.95)

All food is shipped in temperature-controlled packaging and most items arrive two days after ordering.

For more information, or to order visit or call 1-800-621-4224. Additionally, view the YouTube video at for a first hand look at the story behind Foods Across America.

* According to Food Gifting in the U.S., new report from market research publisher Packaged Facts.

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CONTACT: Susan Stoga, +1-847-884-0000, for Foods Across America

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