For all you foodies out there, our New Orleans gift basket delivery service caters to the city’s Creole and Cajun-infused cuisine. New Orleans food includes elements of local ingredients, as well as French, Spanish, Italian, African, Native American, Cajun, Chinese, and Cuban traditions, all resulting in a recognizable Louisiana flavor.When considering what gourmet goodies to include in a New Orleans gift basket there are a lot of fun flavors to choose from, found among the city’s famous gumbo, jambalaya, Crawfish etouffee, beignets and muffaletta sandwiches.
New Orleans is home to many festivals, the most popular being “Carnival,” also known as “Mardi Gras.” Mardi Gras is a French phrase meaning “Fat Tuesday” as marks the final day of festivities and is the last Tuesday before the Catholic season of Lent, which commences on Ash Wednesday. During the celebration, citizens come out in droves to dance, sing, and feast on fatty foods. There is truly no better time for gift basket delivery to New Orleans! Some popular choices for New Orleans gift baskets include items such as spicy hot sauce for creative cooking “with a kick,” and juicy chocolate covered strawberries, which offer a refreshing alternative to pastries amid the hot and crowded streets.
Since the Carnival celebration typically involves a public parade, people often dress in a circus-like style, swarming the streets in costumes and masks and decked out in green, purple and gold-colored Mardi Gras beads. Get creative with gift baskets sent to New Orleans that include nuts instead of beads, perfect for creating edible carnival necklaces for a great snack-on-the-go!
When it comes to music, no one does jazz better than New Orleans. The city's largest music festival is the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival known to most as simply, “Jazz Fest.” The annual music celebration draws crowds of people from all over the world who want to sample the city’s food, arts and crafts, and above all, hear both native Louisiana music and international jazz artists. Any lover of music would enjoy relaxing with friends and sharing a New Orleans gift basket full of chocolate covered goodies or fresh fruit. Our New Orleans gift basket delivery service also offers cheese and crackers to nibble on while sipping a glass of fine wine.
For all you sports fans out there, the Louisiana Superdome is home to the Saints, the New Orleans Bowl, and the Zurich Classic golf tournament on the PGA tour. It has hosted the Super Bowl a record six times and is the annual host of the classic Sugar Bowl. If you know a sports fan or friend who is attending the Sugar Bowl soon, make sure to send a New Orleans birthday gift basket in the spirit of “sugar!” Be sure to include our cookies, cake pops, and fresh berries, hand-dipped in decadent chocolate and coated with sports-theme décor. Our New Orleans gift basket delivery makes it easy to wish a citizen of this French-influenced city, “bon appetit!”