It’s been a tough road for the local restaurant industry since the coronavirus arrived and the subsequent restrictions put a temporary end to any indoor dining experiences.
Being the resilient and resourceful folks they are, many have continued to keep the doors open (or maybe just ajar) by being creative with their take out service.
We have asked our readers to give us a little input on their take out adventures and here’s a sampling of what we’ve received thus far.
Care to chime in with your own fave take out spot and toss them a little love?
Hit us up.
Greg Schmidt prefers to get it and go at the Red Anchor Inn. His dish of choice?
BBQ ribs and chicken strips
“Top notch service by the owners. The ribs fall off the bone and all the breading is homemade.
“And don't miss Amy's homemade desserts.”
Kathy Misak cited Croton’s Hit the Road Joe as her go-to place.
“Everything has been outstanding but our favorite was the Indian food last week, dal, creamed spinach, naan. All so wonderfully spiced.
For Jerry Swendrowski it’s the Super Sub with Onion Rings at Jimmy’s Roadhouse in Newaygo.
“All hats off to Jimmy and his staff who have hung in there trying to help everyone make the best out of the worst ! And an additional shout out to all of the other local venues who have tried doing the same. Thank you all !!!”
A double endorsement came from Julie Burrell who calls Hesperia home.
“We’ve been sticking pretty close to home the past several weeks, but did order delivery from Fat Boys, which was delicious as always & remains the only delivery option in Hesperia.
“On our weekly trip to Fremont last week, I opted to order lunch for myself & the kids and delightfully discovered The Koffee Kuppe now offers online ordering, which was seamless and fast, allowing me to multi-task momming, teaching, and working without needing to make an additional phone call!”
The Jetty in Croton apparently serves up an outstanding Quesadilla according to Tonya and Eldon Howe.
“They (Kelly) make the best ever invented! We drive down to the water to watch ducks etc. while we eat. We always take plates and forks with to make it easier . We also go to Hit the Road Joe occasionally. Tracy cooks like an angel! Hi Tracy♡
Holly and Joe Moon are doing their part to help keep the local eateries going through the current restrictions with a half dozen epicurean options to add to their ‘date nights’
Lunch Pail - Chicken Bacon Ranch Spud & French Dip
Blind Squirrel - American Nachos, Flat Breads & Chicken Kabobs (sadly they have closed until further notice)
Seasons - Grand Slam Pizza
Chee Peng - Sweet & Sour Chicken w/Crab Rangoons & Egg Drop Soup
Charlie's Family Grill - Strawberry Walnut Salad & BBQ Chicken & Onion Rings
Arby's - Double Beef & Cheddar & Turkey Farmhouse Salad
“We support our local restaurants on Friday and Saturday nights. To make our experience a little more like date night, we take our culinary treats to Fremont Lake Park and pull our vehicle into the spot where my Dad proposed to my Mom almost 75 years ago. Watching the birds and the waves on the Lake, and remembering my Mom telling us the story makes each visit special!”
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