New on the Menu: Restaurants get creative with delivery, meal kits and drinking games during coronavirus pandemic
In Chicago, multi-concept group Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises has started offering delivery, and consolidated all of its options onto a single page on the delivery platform Tock.
Also in Chicago, Korean concept Miki Park is offering a drinking game with one of its takeout cocktails for a fun at-home activity.
For those too young to drink, Café Ugo in Los Angeles is selling cannoli kits, ready for assembly.
The dumpling kits at Northern Tiger in New York City require less work: The frozen dumplings are ready for heating.
Elsewhere in New York City, the fine-dining restaurant Aquavit now has a takeout menu, including a full-blown smörgåsbord.
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, the Chicago-based group of more than 60 restaurant concepts, has launched a delivery service for the northern suburbs of Evanston, Wilmette, Winnetka, Glencoe, Highland Park, Deerfield, Glenview and Northbrook.
The company has picked select items from RPM Italian, RPM Steak, il Porcellino, Sushi-San, Ramen-San, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, Ema, Hub 51 and Bub City, and consolidated them all onto one page on the reservation portal Tock. It’s available seven days a week with a delivery window from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. all orders must be placed by 4:30 p.m. the day before.
Price: $100 order minimum, before tax and delivery