Holiday Gift Guides & Small Business Saturday Stories | Taste of Bronx Little Italy | Customized Gift Baskets Available for Shipping

For over 100 years, Bronx Little Italy has welcomed generations of families into their local, family-owned small businesses to shop for all the holiday groceries one may need to chef up an Arthur Avenue-worthy dinner at home. Today, Arthur Avenue continues this tradition and offers authentic Italian delicacies at the same low prices. Even if you can’t make it to the Bronx this holiday season, businesses like Borgatti’s Ravioli & Egg NoodlesVincent’s Meat Market, & Artuso Pastry Shop offer shipping to bring Bronx Little Italy to you.

In addition, Little Italy in the Bronx has its own pasta sauce and products, which are distributed nationally and are also available on, and donates a portion of the to the Belmont Business Improvement District to help preserve the neighborhood and traditions for generations to come.

Basket from Mike’s Deli


Raviolis from Borgatti’s Ravioli & Egg Noodles

Pastry from Artuso Pastry Shop

Gift Basket from Tino’s Deli


Small Business Saturday coming up on November 26th, I wanted to share this year’s gift baskets and offerings from Bronx Little Italy.  The below gift baskets that can be customized starting at $25 and can be purchased in-store or online for shipping are sure to please anyone on your Christmas list:

  •  Mike’s Deli was opened over 50 years ago by twin brothers who came to America from Italy with just $50 in their pockets. Today, the deli offers a variety of gift baskets, boxes, and customizable options for its customers. Gift baskets can include items like meats (sausage, pepperoni, soppressata), cheese (provolone, Locatelli Romano, Parmigiano Reggiano), homemade sauce and pasta, and specialty items like Italian olives and panettone. Baskets and boxes are available in-store or online starting at $25.
  • Give your loved ones a taste of Arthur Avenue with help from Tino’s Deli. Owned and operated by Rosa and Giancarlo Paciullo who met in Italy as pen pals and have been married for over 50 years, Tino’s Deli offers baskets filled with authentic Italian favorites like imported Italian pasta, amazing sauce, Extra Virgin Olive oil, Balsamic, Fine Italian Chocolates, mouth-watering biscotti and other treats. Custom options are also available. Baskets are available in store or online starting at $100.
  • Before the holiday season begins, Joe’s Italian Deli gathers products from various regions of Italy to include in their gourmet baskets. For the 30+ years that Joe’s has been in business, popular items have included Italian dry sausage and imported cheese, Italian chocolate, Italian figs, Italian Torrone, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, pesto, pasta, taralli, biscotti, and their homemade mozzarella. Baskets are available in-store or online starting at $200.
  • Marie’s Fresh Roasted Coffee Beans & Gifts, which has been owned and operated by the same family for over 70 years, works with any budget to ensure the recipient loves what they receive. Baskets traditionally include fresh coffee beans, Panettone and Italian Chocolate, beautiful dishware and ceramic coffee and espresso cups, coffee makers, and espresso and cappuccino machines. Baskets are available in-store or shipped if you call the store.

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