More Ways to Grocery Shop
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How much do we love people thinking outside the box? Or in this case -- maybe it’s in the box! Area chefs, purveyors, farmers, brewers and artisans have banded together in unique ways in order to get boxes filled with the very best product to your door.
ANXO Membership Clubs
ANXO is now offering a variety of cider and food membership clubs. Sign up to receive cider on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis for pick-up or delivery, including three options, called Economy, Provisional, and New Release. There are also five different curated food-related memberships to keep your fridge and pantry stocked at home. These include the CSA Membership, plentiful enough for a vegan or great as a base box, this box features produce, fruit, and fungi from the region based on what is available during the current growing season. Some featured farms include Little Wild Things and Three Part Harmony Farm, as well as Earth Spring Farms out of PA and Madison Mushrooms from VA. The Seafood Box Membership includes a total of 3-4lb of three to four seafood items selected each week for their freshness and abundance or a larger box great for families and includes a total of 6-8lbs of four items. The Meat Box Membership features meat from Huntsman Specialty Game & More, who sources animals from local farms and performs much of the butchery in-house. The Shroomhead Membership offers freshly picked mushrooms from Madison Mushrooms every Saturday morning. The mix varies each week but is a full pound and usually features oyster, shitake, maitake, pioppino and lion’s mane mushrooms. Finally, the War Shore Oyster Membership, with the best local oysters every Tuesday right from the water. Members will always get the freshest local oysters, complete with ANXO Cider Mignonette.
Veggie lovers, get the veggie universe delivered to your home with the limited-edition Ultimate Beefsteak Basket from Jose Andres and his team at Beefsteak. Adorn your Beefsteak apron and open up José’s book, Vegetables Unleashed, to build your own Beefsteak Burgers and use the Beefsteak Bodega’s collection of specialty Spanish foods and fresh produce to try any recipe. Available for pickup only through the Beefsteak app, website, or in-store ordering.
D'Artagnan Home Delivery
If you have been anywhere near the food industry for the last 35 years, then you have heard of D’Artagnan. Known as the preferred brand for the highest quality meat, poultry and game with the best chefs, butchers, and retailers nationwide, D’Artagnan is still run by Ariane Daguin, daughter of a Michelin-starred French chef. The company has been fully committed to free-range, natural production and sustainable farming since its inception. And now, it delivers to you. DMV residents sheltering in place to help flatten the curve of COVID-19 cases, the D’Artagnan team has created a unique Home Delivery Program that not only offers D’Artagnan’s specialty products but products from other renowned retailers such as Samuel & Sons Seafood, Katsiroubas Brother Produce and White Toque. The collaboration between these companies offers customers an array of free-range, sustainable, and humanely farmed products. Partner products are ONLY available to truck home delivery customers and are not available to regular D'Artagnan web consumers via FedEx. To order for your specific DMV town, simply go to homedelivery.dartagnan.com and select your community. The home delivery minimum is $150. The promo code to use at the end is the name of your city/town.
Equinox Restaurant x Hestia Harlow
Because social gatherings continue to evolve, Chef Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff have created the first collaboration of its kind with Dave Myers and Andrew and Marielle Shortell, of new Maryland-based events company Hestia Harlow, out of the desire for their guests to connect with their loved ones, but to do so safely. The Equinox x Hestia Harlow Collaboration is a series of expertly-packed, chef-driven dining experiences, conveniently delivered in a box with everything you need to entertain with elegance, polish, and ease. After dining, items may be rinsed, wrapped, and placed back in the reusable, postage-paid box to be picked up by mail. Choose from packages such as Moveable Feast, Milestone Celebrations, Backyard Drive-In, and more, complete with Chesapeake-inspired dishes, hyper-curated tablescapes, candles, and even flowers. Packages start at $100 per person including food, beverages, table settings, finishing touches, and flowers. Services are also available a la carte. Visit equinoxrestaurant.com or hestiaharlow.com for more information.
JL Seafood Group Current Catch
Hank’s Oyster Bar and War Shore Oyster Company have joined forces to deliver the freshest, responsibly sourced domestic seafood alongside chef crafted sauces, allowing you to cook up restaurant quality seafood meals in your home. Choose from four seafoods and three sauces. Order before Sundays at 12:00 p.m. and your food will be delivered by Thursday the same week. 1624 Q Street NW; 202.733.1971; hanksoysterbar.com
Neighborhood Provisions is an online destination offering a selection of comfort meals, ready-to-cook foods, pantry items, wine and beer (and, in DC, liquor) all delivered to your door. Neighborhood Provisions is a joint effort of the chefs, managers and beverage specialists of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group. Count on a broad range of chef-driven options in all their delivery regions - from Tony Chittum’s chicken soup to Jarrad Silver’s mushroom fricassee, from Nate Anda’s meatball sub to Stephen McRae’s Sgt. Pepperoni pizza. nrgprovisions.com
Thamee Burma Box
Thamee’s RAMMY nominated executive chef & co-owner, Jocelyn Law-Yone, has been recipe testing at home as everyone struggled through the early part of the shutdown. So, it should come as no surprise that the team at Thamee is more proud of their second Burma Box than even their first meal kit. Burma Box gets you cooking in 30 minutes or less, and sells out quickly due to high demand and limited quantity. Pre-order yours for pick up by clicking here.
3 Stars Brewing Company CSB
3 Stars Brewing Company has started a CSB program, also known as a beer share, between people and breweries. As a CSB member you become a shareholder on a week to week basis, or enjoy even more offerings if you sign up for four weeks at a time. With your membership you will receive a set number of beers per week on Tuesday. Beers available change on a weekly basis. This week's featured beer is Time Well Spent is a 7.5% abv double IPA that has been dry hopped with Motueka & Simcoe lupulin powder. 3 Stars Brewing is featuring Logan McGear as one of next week's additions, which will include a pasta kit, both a vegetarian and meat option to add to the box for the week. They have also partnered with Qualia Coffee and Number. 6400 Chillum Place NW; 202.847.3755; 3starsbrewing.com