Michigan families are now ordered to stay at home to decrease the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). But the good news is that many of your favorite local restaurants are still open for takeout, curbside and delivery service. And today, March 24, is a great day to order in support of the grassroots effort called The Great American Takeout that is underway nationally to support the restaurant industry that has been greatly impacted by the spread of Coronavirus Covid-19.
Here’s a list of some downtown takeout options that we’re ordering this week.
2200 Fuller Ct. 8B
300 Detroit St.
For vegan options these two great restaurants that operate under the same parent organization and are updating daily menu options to adjust for efficiency. The Lunch Room menu includes scrumptious breakfast toast choices like avocado toast, pepita butter toast and an old favorite, cinnamon sugar toast. There’s also a selection of bagel sandwiches (baked in-house) and a weekly rotation of vegan soups. Their Quarantine Breakfast Burrito is the perfect comfort food stuffed with cashew nacho cheese, avocado, pico de gallo, spring mix and tofu scramble.
Buffalo Cauliflower Wings are everybody’s favorite at the Detroit Street Filling Station. If you want to really veg out, order the Lunch Room Power Up with brown rice, steamed kale, grilled red pepper, marinated tofu, walnuts and avocado. Check out their website for a message about how they are trying to help staff and their customers through challenging times.
341 E. Liberty St.
Get three restaurant menus in one when you order from Mani Osteria and Bar. If your family is craving pizza, their wood fired pizzas are divine. Their simple yet delightful margherita pizza is just right to be shared by two. Pair it with an arugula salad. If it’s Mexican food you’re in the mood for, the Baja Fish Tacos with mahi mahi, chipotle remoulade, avocado and pickled red cabbage are delish! Those who love Mikette will be overjoyed to find the Burger “Le Mec” on the “Three-to-Go” menu.
316 S. State St.
Daily 12-7pm, carry-out and delivery
Burgers, sandwiches, salads, fish & chips, you name it, this State Street favorite has just what you’re hankering for while you’re family is hunkered down. Red Hawk’s littlest patrons can enjoy selections like grilled cheese, butter noodles and burgers from the kids menu. For grocery delivery or curbside pickup contact their sister business Revive+Replenish which has fresh produce, dairy, meats, cheeses, yogurts, ice cream, wine, beer and other grocery options.
2324 Dexter Ave. (Downtown location closed)
Monday-Saturday 4-10pm, curbside pick up and carry-out service.
A hearty beef stew or fully loaded California burger will satisfy the meat lovers in your family.Their spaghetti a la bolognaise is especially good so check them out for a sit down meal in your home that you don’t have to cook. Check their website or facebook page for updated information on menu specials, locations, delivery/curbside pick-up options and phone numbers.
Westgate Shopping Center – 2541 Jackson Ave.
Daily Noon-7pm, Carryout
Ready for some comfort food? Seva is offering family-sized entrees packaged in covered aluminum pans for you to heat and serve. Each pan is 4-6 servings. Their family meal pack menu currently includes their enchiladas calabaza which are filled with butternut squash, cream cheese, green onions and spices with tomato sauce and Chihuahua cheese ($36), or try their baked mac & cheese dinner package complete with Seva’s creamy mac & cheese, a salad, and garlic bread ($39). They are also offering their ravioli primavera ($39) and vegan cavatappi primavera ($36) as family meal options.
If your family decides to order takeout, be patient and remember businesses are learning the art of social distancing right alongside local families, adapting their takeout and delivery routines or developing whole new routines to keep staff and customers safe, healthy and satisfied.
Families can also support many of their favorite local restaurants and businesses by ordering gift cards. Don’t forget to call ahead or check restaurant websites and facebook pages to see updated information on what’s available.
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