Outsource Easter Meals

All the delights of a Coci Cucina breakfast pizza are still available, just a phone call away.

By Karla Walsh

Craving a break from cook-a-palooza 2020? Same. And since none of us needs more stress about creating the just-flaky-enough pie crust or kneading and rolling picture-perfect hot cross buns, I vote that we outsource to the pros.

Start a new tradition this Easter and order takeout for your Easter brunch or dinner from one of these locally owned gems:

Coci Cucina
Order by: Call 515-278-8148 to order for curbside pickup anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Easter Sunday.
Menu includes: $15 wood-fired breakfast pizzas, homemade cheesecakes and the majority of their usual dinner menu.

HoQ
Order by: 12 p.m. Saturday, April 11, via Eventbrite.
Menu includes: Brunch for two for $32, including pastries and choice of two entrees (egg wrap or bison hash).

Bubba
Order by: 12 p.m. Thursday, April 9; call 515-257-4744 or email kate@bubbadsm.com.
Menu includes: Dinner for two for $50 or dinner for four for $100, including deviled eggs, choice of ham or fried chicken, three sides, and Creme cupcakes for dessert.

Harvey’s at Hotel Pattee
Order by: 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 8; call 515-465-3511 or email katie@hotelpattee.com.
Menu includes: Brunch for two to 20 for $16 per person, including apricot-glazed ham, beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet corn pudding, string beans, green salad, rolls and cupcakes.

The Club Car
Order by: Thursday, April 9; email shawna@clubcardining.com.
Menu includes: Family meal for six to eight (price varies based on protein choice), including rolls, pie, three sides, and choice of prime rib, ham, pork loin, chicken de Burgo or steak de Burgo.

Gilroy’s
Order by: 12 p.m. Thursday, April 9; call 515-809-1727 or email your completed Easter brunch order form to party@gilroyskitchen.com.
Menu includes: Easter brunch for $16 per person or brunch for four for $58, including glazed baked ham, scrambled eggs, bacon, corn flake French toast, scalloped potatoes, garlic green beans, mac and cheese, coconut cake and bread pudding.

Other Restaurant News and Notes
No need to wait until Sunday to support local restaurants.
Eatery A has reopened for curbside carryout pizza and desserts (don’t miss the Salted Caramel Budino) from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Table 128 has begun testing takeout and delivery lunches on select days—watch their Facebook page for updates.
Alba is now mailing gift cards as they deep-clean their dining room. Call 515-244-0261 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday to purchase.
● As of today, Wasabi Waukee is offering a limited menu and family meals via delivery and curbside carryout. Wasabi Ankeny will follow suit soon.
● Want to steer clear of the supermarket? The Justice League of Food has launched a “Pop-Up Pantry.” Order food online (they will purchase directly from their food vendor and sell it to you at that same cost) with bulk food ordering and curbside pickup at the Hall. Learn more and find pickup dates on the Hall Facebook page.
Or get your produce delivered to your doorstep via Capital City Fruit or Prudent Produce.

 

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