Miami restaurants and bars have been ordered shut, but some have transitioned into takeout and delivery operations. This week, get your restaurant fix with specials from Root & Bone, Vicky Bakery, Bar Taco, Beaker & Gray, and Seaspice.
Pastelitos Shipped Nationwide at Vicky Bakery
A few weeks before the coronavirus outbreak, Miami's own Vicky Bakery launched nationwide shipping for one of its most popular products, pastelitos. Available in three flavors – guayaba (guava), queso (cheese), and guayaba and queso (guava and cheese) — the pastelitos are available for purchase by the two dozen, with the option to mix flavors. The ready-to-bake Cuban pastries are shipped frozen on dry ice with cooking instructions and arrive at a customer’s destination within 48 hours. Box pricing begins at $19.99 with shipping costs varying by location across the U.S., with a two-order minimum. Purchase via vickybakery.com.
Fried Chicken and Biscuits From Root & Bone
Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth's Root & Bone is up and running. Though the dining room remains closed, the restaurant is stocked with sweet tea-brined fried chicken, pork belly bacon, deviled eggs, and biscuits, which are all available for takeout. Order by calling the restaurant. 5958 S. Dixie Hwy., Miami; 786-785-1001; rootnbonemia.com.
Immune-Boosting Food and Drink at Delicious Raw
Delicious Raw – the healthy-living restaurant and juicery known for fresh, made-to-order plant-based meals – has various items available for takeout, including superfood bowls, vegetable and fruit juices, smoothies, and wellness shots. Call the restaurant and they will bring your order to you curbside, so you can stay inside your car. Menu items include the vegan veggie burger, featuring truffle-infused garlic dijon; "meatballs," blended with portobello mushrooms and parmesan cheese; croquettes made with baked eggplant, citrus salad, and jalapeño; and vegan pad Thai. 1828 Bay Rd., Miami Beach; 786-452-7575; delraw.com. The Aventura location is closed until further notice.
Burgers and Wings at Beaker & Gray
Beaker & Gray is offering its full lunch and dinner menus for takeout daily from noon to 10 p.m. Order favorites such as the restaurant's award-winning Wagyu burger and savory chicken wings. Orders may be placed online or by phone at 305-699-2637. Gift cards to use at a later date are also available for purchase. 2637 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-699-2637; beakerandgray.com.
Takeout Tacos and Guac at Bar Taco
Indulge in tacos, guacamole, and other Mexican-inspired items from the comfort of your home. Bar Taco is offering takeout and delivery for items including guacamole and chips, featuring hand-mashed avocado, Serrano chiles, onions, and cilantro; fried plantains tossed in salt and cayenne pepper; tacos stuffed with mojo pork; carnitas slow-roasted with tangy mojo sauce; and Brussels sprouts with spicy carrot puree and honey chipotle glaze. 2906 NE 207th St., Aventura; 305-614-8226; bartaco.com.
Dock-to-Table Service at Seaspice
Seaspice’s doors may be closed, but the restaurant's dock remains open. Enjoy "dock-to-table" service straight from the kitchen to someone's boat. Best-selling items are available for purchase, including octopus a la plancha, Chilean sea bass, Maine lobster risotto, and additional in-house pastas and pizzettas. 422 NW N. River Dr., Miami; 305-440-4200; seaspicemiami.com.
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