With all restaurants turning into delivery or pick-up only services in the wake of the pandemic, some of them are also providing customers with essential groceries.
With all restaurants closing in the wake of the pandemic, owners have had to reinvent themselves and their businesses overnight. These 8 restaurants around Miami have chosen to start selling fresh produce and other essential pandemic supplies to their customers along with their meals.
1. All Day, Downtown
On its website, this Dowtown café has a wide range of items available. Besides its usual and delicious brunch dishes and coffee menu, All Day is selling a full line of fresh local produce, including free-range eggs ($4-$8), chicken ($10-$22), bacon ($12) and home-made sage sausage ($15-$30). All Day also has an alcoholic-beverage online menu featuring craft beers ($5-$8) and a mimosa bottle special ($25) available on weekends.
Make your online order with All Day here.
2. Alter, Wynwood
After speaking to customers about product shortages, Alter’s Brad Kilgore has now started selling a wide range of essential groceries alongside the restaurant’s menu. On its menu, alongside their hearty “BKQ stacker” you’ll find anything from cups of flour (2 for $3 or 4 for $6) and fresh eggs ($3-$5) to boxes of latex gloves ($20) and large trash bags ($3).
Take a look at AlterQ’s provisions here, for orders call (305) 573-5996.
3. Beach House, Pompano Beach
Alongside its prepared meals, Beach house is offering a whole host of provisions including, bread ($3), whole milk ($2.5) and bacon ($7). They’re also giving out a complimentary toilet paper roll with orders above $20.
All orders at Beach House must be made online.
4. Chug’s Dinner, Coconut Grove
This Cuban diner in Coconut Grove has hired back two of its employees to run a bodega selling fresh produce and other provisions. The bodega is open 8 am-6 pm, in it you’ll find anything from sweet potatoes ($6/lb) to bags of rice ($6.50-$7/lb) and guava marmalade ($3.5). A number of new products will be making its way to Chug’s bodega soon including pasta, bread, ice cream and dinner kits. Keep an eye on their Instagram for updates!
To place an order with Chug’s Dinner contact them via DM on their Instagram or call (786) 534-8722.
5. Red The Steak House, South Beach
Chef Peter Vaughty is selling steaks and other meats for pick-up. All orders come with a series of cooking tips from the chef to create delicious meals. The restaurant is also selling its stock of toilet paper if you should be in need of some.
For orders can call Red the Steakhouse at 305-534-3688.
6. Sushi Maki, various locations
This sushi chain is giving away a different kind of roll with its orders. Sushi Maki is offering free toilet paper rolls with orders of $20 or over. So technically the restaurant isn’t selling essential supplies, but its always good to know that if you’re craving sushi you can also stock up on your toilet paper supply.
You can make your order with Sushi Maki online.
7. Taquiza, North Beach
This Mexican taquería is now delivering out of its North Beach to anywhere in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Taquiza is selling prepared options like its Taco Party ($60) for four people as well as other items being sold by the bulk including blue-corn tortillas ($10), blue-corn masa ($20) and various taco fillings such as carnitas ($30/4lb), cochinita pibil ($30/4lb) and chicken ($34/4lb).
All Taquiza orders must be made via the UberEats app.
8. Threefold Café, Coral Gables
On its website, Threefold Café is selling a number of different items from grocery baskets full of fresh daily produce ($60-$100) and “survival grocery baskets” including 6 Brioche rolls, 1lb Butter, 2 Dozen Florida Eggs, 1 Gal Milk, 1 loaf Zak the Baker Bread ($40), all the way to individual items like paper towel rolls ($2.5) and gallons of milk ($7.50).
You can place all your orders with Threefold Café online.
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