While restaurants continue to struggle in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, many local establishments are showing resolve by keeping kitchens open, retaining employees and switching to take-out and delivery mode. The list is constantly growing. So, it’s important to check in frequently with your favorite dining locale and show your support for their continued operations. The Courier will list as much news as possible on the take-out and delivery front. In the meantime, the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce has compiled a comprehensive list of restaurants and current dining options that they are constantly updating. www.beverlyhillschamber.com/.
Don’t worry if you never had the chance to experience celebrity chef Curtis Stone’s popular wine and food tasting menus. For now, Maude has morphed into a new marketplace with baked goods, prepared soups, salads and daily specials, along with pantry items such as milk, butter, eggs, fresh seasonal veggies, dried pasta and butcher shop selections from sister restaurant Gwen. The new marketplace is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
The beloved An family offers the new AN THE GO menu, featuring Crustacean’s signature dishes for the first time ever, such as their world famous AN’s Garlic Noodles and Garlic Roasted Dungeness Crab for takeout along with a chic “black glove” delivery and curbside pick-up service where staff don black rubber gloves to ensure the safety of employees and its patrons. The service is available daily from 12 noon to 8 p.m. Call 424-303-8108.
Devotees of the famous lobster mashed potatoes, prime steaks and chops plus the signature warm butter cake can bring them home for a 10 percent discount. Curbside service and take-out are now available. Orders can be placed by calling 310-888-8782 between 12 p.m. and 8 p.m. daily.
The celebrity hang-out has launched a new take-out option offering its full menu of popular pasta dishes. The team is also planning to roll out delivery and family-sized dinners. It’s so much easier than trying to book a table on Saturday night. Call 310-859- 4903 Tue. to Sat. from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Speaking of hard tables to come by, the legendary VIP hangout on Melrose, Craig’s, is now offering delivery. Customers can also send in their suggestions for weekly specials by following the restaurant’s Instagram account @craigsla. Call 310-276-1900.
Lawry’s The Prime Rib
Curbside pickup and delivery is available within three miles of the restaurant for jumbo shrimp cocktail, the famous original spinning bowl salad, Lawry’s classic prime rib dinner, crispy roasted Jidori chicken and family-style feasts serving 6-8 or 12-15. Orders can be placed between 4:30-8 p.m. by calling 310-360-6281.
The Polo Lounge at The Beverly Hills Hotel
To ensure that no one has to live without favorites such as McCarthy salads, The Red Carpet pickup menu is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. To order, call 310-887-2170. Breakfast is available from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Lunch/dinner from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
For the first time, Mediterranean loup de mer, Colorado lamp chops with harissa aioli and other favorites are available from the all-day take-away menu, offered from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 310-887-2580.
Jean-Georges at Waldorf Astoria
Jean-Georges Beverly Hills at Waldorf Astoria is offering to-go dining options with pick-up available from the valet from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. To place an order for a truffle cheeseburger, peppercorn-crusted Wagyu beef tenderloin or a warm cookie box, call 310-860-6717.
Avec Nousat Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills
For Southern French fare, Avec Nous is offering a select menu for pick-up, plus grocery staples such as milk, eggs, juice and fresh produce. Additionally, its extensive wine list is available at 50 percent off for pick-up orders. Call 310-860-8660 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Heritage Fine Wines
John Legend is known to pop and play a few tunes at this popular local wine shop, café and piano bar. Now, three delivery options (Postmates, Doordash and Caviar) are available to bring bubbles, top shelf vino and charcuterie to your door.
Sprinkles Cupcake Bakery
Who couldn’t use something sweet right now? Thankfully, the Sprinkles Santa Monica Boulevard cupcake ATM is still open. The bakery itself has moved to pre-order only. All orders should be placed online at sprinkles.com, by calling 888-220-2210, or on the Sprinkles App for delivery or pick-up.