The exorbitant delivery charges from services like Uber Eats, DoorDash, and PostMates have been the talk of the country these past few weeks.
If you are tired of your money supporting major corporations, make sure it stays local by picking up a meal kit from your favorite restaurant. Several Boston-area establishments are offering ready-to-make meals alongside their pre-cooked options.
Make it a family affair you can all enjoy with pizza, pierogis, and everything in between.
This Brighton brewpub offers a variety of options including grilled cheese, buttered noodles, and tater tot nachos. Try your hand at the Nashville hot wings meal kit, the healthy family-sized buffalo cauliflower meal kit, and special virtual event meal kits.
Earls Kitchen + Bar has locations in Back Bay and Somerville, both offering brunch meal kits for two. Options include avocado benedicts, chocolate chip buttermilk pancakes, chorizo hash, maple granola parfait, and more. Best of all? You don't have to wait until the weekend to enjoy a decadent brunch and a few mimosas. Earls brunch kits are available seven days a week!
Sisters Casey and Vanessa White's pierogi shop is a hot new favorite at Bow Market in Somerville. Grab one of their quarantine Polish meal kits, with options for both pickup and delivery. They come with two dozen frozen pierogis, one pound of smoked kielbasa, and your choice of sour cream, sauerkraut, mustard, and/or horseradish.
There's nothing better than fresh homemade pizza, and this Nantucket-founded chain has incredible make-your-own customizable kits containing five pizza crusts, housemade tomato sauce, a mozzarella blend, pepperoni, freshly grated grana padano cheese, and oregano.
This North End deli features a massive lobster roll kit for $214. It includes two pounds of lobster meat, eight New England-style split-top rolls, mayonnaise, roll sleeves, and an instruction card. Have your kit delivered or shipped across the country to a displaced Masshole in need of a fix!
The Farmacy Cafe is known for their fresh, healthy meals constructed from locally-sourced ingredients. Now you can build-your-own bowls with a $49 kit containing a selection of ingredients like brown rice, broccoli, sweet potatoes, pickled onions, shredded beets, and your choice of dressings. Each kit makes up to four bowls, and are available for delivery on Monday and Thursday afternoons. You can also pick yours up at The Farmacy Cafe’s Newton location on Monday and Thursday evenings.