Shoppers still considering what to buy for their holiday gifts list can do well by choosing lovely gift baskets for friends and family. There are baskets for just about anyone and everyone with a healthy variety of price points providing shoppers with plenty of options. The baskets range from the indulgent such as gourmet chocolate, caviar and cheeses to the practical and pampering such as the luxuriating spa-themed varieties. Many of the featured baskets even include products from brand name favorites like Ghiradelli, Godiva and Moet & Chandon. These baskets are the start of a phenomenal holiday season, indeed.
Pistils & Petals
1060 Alton Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Pistils & Petals is an extraordinary South Florida floral shop with an exotic and breathtaking selection of flowers that are highly coveted for big events. Special events are a specialty of the South Beach business as it comes up with extravagant and simply lovely décor and arrangements for an inspiring effect. This purveyor of beauty also sells attractive and indulgent gift baskets – the perfect gift items. The baskets available for local delivery include Guilty Pleasures filled with succulent sweets, and The Oyster – a custom gift basket able to be filled with such items as luxurious candles, fine chocolate, rose petals and more.
The Sweet Tooth
18435 N.E. 19th Ave.
North Miami Beach, FL 33179
The Sweet Tooth lives up to its name with sweet baskets of chocolate, premium fruit, brownies and other yummy treats. Themed baskets are also on offer including baskets for gifting teachers and children, the latter of which benefits Autism Speaks. Custom baskets are available as well and a great selection of holiday-specific baskets including Christmas and Hanukkah baskets, holiday fruit baskets, cornucopia baskets and more. Every basket from The Sweet Tooth fine chocolatier is Kosher, Pareve and Cholov Yisrael baskets are available for special order.
687 N.E. 79th St.
Miami, FL 33138
Shoppers seeking gifts for friends and family who know top gourmet do not have to look any farther than Marky’s for holiday gift baskets. This is the area’s local connoisseur and shopping source for the finest of gourmet products such as caviar, truffles, cheese, chocolates and foie gras. Gift baskets from Marky’s are sold to include luxurious caviar selections including fine accompaniments. There are four baskets to choose from with a healthy range of price points for shoppers of varying budgets. All baskets come with mother of pearl spoons and dishes.
445 W. 40th St.
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Surf Florist offers a variety of warm and heartfelt gift baskets for the holiday season or just about any occasion. The basket options include mouthwatering picks for food lovers such as the FTD Exclusive Fine and Fancy Gourmet Gift including Godiva chocolate, Lindt chocolate, Ghiradelli chocolate, truffle cookies, brie, smoked salmon and much more, kosher gourmet gift baskets, a basket of Ghiradelli chocolates and hot cocoa and others. Health-conscious gift recipients will love the delicious and healthy fruit baskets on offer or even the Share the Health basket featuring such goodies as cheese straws, crispy apples and pears and fresh fruit. Special themed baskets may also be appropriate for those holiday gifts including gift baskets made especially for golf lovers and an indulgent spa gift basket. Deliveries are available throughout South Florida.
Villa Azur Restaurant & Lounge
309 23rd St.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Villa Azur is both a see and be seen lounge and exceptional fine dining Mediterranean cuisine restaurant in Miami Beach. Its custom, luxurious gift baskets are perfect for the holiday season with plenty of style and taste. They feature macarons and wine as well as such champagne options as Moet & Chandon, Dom Perignon and Cristal. It’s a food and wine lover’s dream and it brings a taste of the European lifestyle right into South Florida homes.
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