Tips and Advice

Local eats and treats: pick up and delivery!

It’s important to support local businesses now more than ever and at the forefront of our mind is our local wedding vendors! Check out this list of caterers, restaurants, specialty cocktail artists, and novelty dessert companies that are offering special services for our community right now.

We know staying home is hard, but the good news is that you don’t have to go without delicious food and much deserved treats. Consider picking up or utilizing delivery from one of these amazing small businesses and add some love to everyone’s day!

BBQ Meatballs from Coopers Hall

Coopers Hall

Coopers Hall is offering curbside pick up on a specially priced to-go menu list. They are also offering insane deals on wine to-go on both Coopers Hall and guest tap lists. These are also available for curbside pick up.

Devil’s Food Catering

Devil’s Food Catering has created Handbasket. James is partnering with Kachka, Daily Cafe, Freeland Spirits, Ironlight, Dream Cakes, CorksCru, Cow Bell Cheesemongers, Spella Caffè, and other top producers, purveyors, and farms to bring you handmade menus for high quality in-home dining experiences during this time of social-distancing.  All food is prepared in their sanitary commercial kitchen, which is closed to the general public. Add wine, beer, and toilet paper to your order. Curbside pick-up available at locations in Northwest Portland, North Portland, and Lake Oswego.

White Pepper Catering

White Pepper Catering has a wonderful to go menu! They also do a Burger Thursday at their awesome tasting room/event space in NE Portland. Great neighborhood spot with a bar too! Something to put on your list for when things get back to normal. In the meantime, they are offering to go family dinner orders and specific days and times for burger pick ups! Check out the link for more info and follow them on Instagram at @whitepepperpdx for updates.

Dream Cakes

Dream Cakes is offering Quarantine Cake Grams! These are small insanely delicious handmade cakes she will make and deliver to your family or friends! A few examples of flavors are Dark Chocolate Cake + Salted Caramel Buttercream and Carrot Cake + Toffee Crunch. There are some vegan choices too! You just jumped to the favorite on everyone’s list. Check out the link for more details.

Silver Julep

Silver Julep has created some special craft cocktail mixes that can be delivered to your door! Cucumber Basil Moscow Mule, Honey Lavender Fizz, and Ginger Rosemary Whisky Sour to name a few. What?! Yes! All you have to do is add the booze. Up level your next virtual happy hour! Kate has your back. Check out all the details in the link above.

Silver Julep Craft Cocktail Air Stream, photo by Kale Chesney

Artemis Foods

Artemis Foods is doing no contact dinner deliveries with Caviar (delivery service). Enjoy delicious meals such as their BBQ Plate, Bucantini Bolognese, Artemis Tacos, and Vegan Chili Plate. Sounds amazing!

ChefStable Catering

ChefStable Catering is working to safely keep their team employed and they will continue to serve the community by making their fresh cuisine available for pick up and delivery. Whether it’s a meal for one, dinner for the whole family, or you’d like to off their services to hundreds of employees working remotely. They are here for you!

Lux Sucre Desserts

Lux Sucre Desserts (Wilsonville) will be doing weekly specials available for pick up or delivery. Brandon and Chanelle are always baking insane goodies so make sure to follow them on Instagram @luxsucredesserts to keep on top of their weekly offerings!

Valley Commissary

Valley Commissary is currently offering take out hours 9am -2pm Monday through Friday. Delivery is also available within McMinnville city limits! If you haven’t tried their food yet…now is the time. So good!

Vibrant Table

Vibrant Table is offering weekly Heat & Serve meal plans for you and your family that can be delivered to your front door. No grocery store, no crowds, no delivery fee. Great for freezing and reheating too! Check out link to get more information.

Elephants Delicatessen and Catering

Elephants Delicatessen and Catering has so many options. Their catering delivery menu includes everything from breakfast, to lunch, to hors d’oeuvres and casseroles (plus wine + beer!). They can deliver lunches to all your employees working from home remotely. Free delivery on any orders over $50. Need to stock your freezer (or a loved one’s freezer) with mac-n-cheese, lasagna, enchiladas, or other comforting casseroles? They have 15 to choose from! Check out all the details with the link above.

Casseroles by Elephants

Saint Cupcake

Saint Cupcake is taking special orders for scheduled pick up and limited delivery.  You can still celebrate those special occasions at home!

Abbey Road Farm

Abbey Road Farm, for those of you that would like to get out and take a drive to wine country for some fresh air, is offering curbside pickups at their tasting room. You also have the opportunity to get out and stretch your legs, walk the property, and pet a goat while you are at it. They are also offering free door-to-door delivery throughout wine country and the Portland Metro area, with purchase of three or more bottles. Check out all the details and discounts in link above! Say hello to Kristen for us.

Urban Restaurant Group

Pearl Catering is a part of the Urban Restaurant Group and they have several restaurants in town that you can support during this time: Brix Tavern, Swank & Swine, Urban Fondue, Bartini, Carlita’s, Fuller’s Coffee Shop, and Fuller’s Burger Shack. Check them out for pick up and delivery options. And consider getting gift certificates for yourself to go out to dinner after this is all over. Great gift for friends too. Let’s keep these local favorites afloat!

Sloshy Pops

Sloshy Pops is delivering their boozy popsicles! See, there are still so many good things going on in the world. During these tough times you need a box (or two) of boozy novelties in your freezer to lift your spirits! Contact Cheryl and send some to your friends too!

Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel is a fantastic company and a great spot for those looking for some more casual catering options. Comfort food please! They have several locations that are offering pick up and delivery right now. For a hassle-free Easter feast, order their Easter Heat n’ Serve Family Meal To-Go. Their Easter meal is chilled and ready to heat. It goes from your oven to table in 3 hours or less.  What a great option for this upcoming holiday!

Stay safe. Stay positive. And support our local businesses!

Cheers, Kim & Beth

If you are an AOW vendor and you are offering special food or drink services to our community right now…email us and let us know. We’d be happy to add you to this growing list of awesomeness.!

Featured image courtesy of Coopers Hall.