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How you can help Richmond restaurants

Posted at 7:06 PM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 17:45:51-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Restaurants and local business in a flourishing economy operate with razor-thin margins. COVID-19 will break these businesses without relief and reinforcement from you.

The lists of closings in Seattle and New York City is growing daily.

In Richmond, Longoven announced it would temporarily close .

As we navigate these tough times, it’s apparent we will need to find creative and preventive measures to continue to support our local dining establishments and local businesses.

One way to help NOW, if you are able, is to buy a gift card for future use. Most restaurants offer online/phone gift cards allowing the businesses to use the monies now and you, the consumer, to eat out in the future.

This is a list of some local places offering online gifts cards (this is definitely NOT a comprehensive list). If you want to support YOUR neighborhood restaurant, give them a call and see what they are offering in terms of gift cards.

As always, we welcome additional comments and other suggestions on Twitter, Instagram, and email.

Jake's Place
804-798-EATS
They will mail the certificate to you.

Eat Smart Now
Order gift cards or order food to be delivered to someone as a gift on a regular basis or one time.
An option for people who have weakened immune systems and should avoid large crowds.

Nota Bene

Perch
Perch is also running click-to-order dinner specials to be picked up curbside.

Rappahannock Oyster Bar
Rappahannock also has click-to-order food specials for curbside pick-up.

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Our doors are open and as always we’d be thrilled to have you come in and join us! These are trying times and we’re all doing our best to keep life as normal as possible, while being as cautious as possible to not overwhelm our health care system. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Our staff and the small farmers we partner with are here to serve at whatever level you need while taking these increased precautions: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • Intensifying our current sanitation practices • Closely monitoring the health of our staff • Asking guests with any signs of illness to please join us another time • Spacing seats out more liberally to provide ample separation between our guests • Closely monitoring all new information regarding Covid-19 We will be offering almost our entire menu (including beer and wine) for… CURBSIDE PICK-UP! 🚘✨ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ You know the drill… 1. Give us a call (804-545-0565) 2. Tell us what you’d like 3. We’ll give you a pick-up time Voilà! Rappahannock in the comfort of your own home! 😎 We want you to know that our community is our family, and moments like these remind us of that. Stay safe, be cautious, but let’s not all lose touch. We need each other more than ever now. Give us a call if we can help! -The Rappahannock Family Check out our Curbside Pick-Up Menu on our bio!

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Richmond Restaurant Group

West Coast
East Coast
Hard Shell Bellgrade
Hard Shell Downtown
Hill Cafe
The Daily Carytown and Short Pump
Barrio
Richmond Restaurant Group is offering curbside to-go from most all of their locations and will shortly implement delivery.

Dutch and Company
Dutch and Company offers their entire menu to-go and will provide curbside pickup

Secco Wine Bar
Secco is offering click-to-order dinner with curbside pickup complete with wine.

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Introducing Secco Supper TO-GO! Craving a Secco experience while simultaneously exercising social distancing? Well we’ve got you—pay online with curbside pickup—with three courses and a bottle of wine for two people. The menu and wine list is below. ***Please call Secco at 804.353.0670*** to place your order (allowing 30 minutes for preparation). Total price of $78.48 includes two appetizers, two share plates, one dessert and one bottle of wine, tax and gratuity. Purchase HERE. http://www.seccowinebar.com/shop/secco-supper-to-go FIRST COURSE (choose two) -Marinated olives with Calabrian chilies, citrus, thyme (v,gf) -Fried chickpeas with Aleppo pepper, sea salt (v) -Fried castelvetrano olives stuffed with gorgonzola (v) -Za’atar almonds with sea salt (v,gf) -Seasonal house pickled vegetables (v,gf) -Spanish tortilla with paprika aioli (v,gf) SECOND COURSE (choose two) -Mushroom Soup fried maitake mushroom, scallion oil (v,gf) -Petit Green Salad shaved fennel, radish, pear, pink peppercorn vinaigrette (v,gf) -Roasted Spring Vegetables harissa yogurt, Spanish olive oil (v,gf) -PEI Mussels Cioppino tomato, white wine, parika, garlic parsley butter (gf) -Crispy Pork Belly roasted celery root puree, pickled plum mostarda (gf) -Asparagus Risotto grilled asparagus, gremolata, cured lemon, Parmesan (add egg* $2) (v,gf) DESSERT (choose one) -Fried Churros with cinnamon sugar and plum jam (v) -Housemade Ice Cream (please ask your server) (v,gf) -Cheese with whole grain mustard, housemade jam, crostini (rice crackers available upon request) . (Choose one) Brillat Savarin (cow, France) Capriole “O’Banon” (goat, Indiana) Twenty Paces “Round Bale” (raw sheep*, Virginia) Garrotxa (goat, Spain) Perlagrigia Sotto Cenere Tartufo (cow, Italy) Alp Blossom (raw cow*, Austria) Tulip Creamery “Foxglove” (cow, Indiana) King Island Dairy “Roaring Forties” (cow, Australia) *These items prepared raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, or eggs can increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have a medical condition. (v=vegetarian, gf=gluten free) “Secco Supper” Wine Selections (choose one) SPARKLING (chilled unless otherwis

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Stumps Pig and Pint

Tarrants Cafe, Max's on Broad, Tarrant's West and Bar Solita

Heritage

ZZQ

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Dear RVA- We value the health, safety, and welfare of our Guests and our ZZCrew above all else. We will continue to keep cooking all of your favorite smoked meats and sides in the coming weeks but want to reassure everyone that we take the threat of Covid-19, the Coronavirus, very seriously. In order to aid in curbing the spread of the virus we are implementing the following precautionary measures to create a safe dining environment for our guests: 👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻 We are practicing new sanitizing protocols every hour on the hour which includes cleaning all surfaces and objects that are frequently touched by guests. ••• Due to the large number of guests that frequent ZZQ, we are asking that everyone in the queue stand a minimum of 3 feet apart from one another to combat spread of the virus. To aid in this request we will be placing floor markers every three feet on the exterior and interior queue. ••• Effective this Saturday, March 14, we will begin operating on reduced hours for a minimum of three weeks, or until the threat of the virus has subsided. We will no longer offer extended hours on Friday and Saturday. We will be offering lunch service only Wednesday through Sunday 👉🏻11AM until sold out. Please also note that we will be reducing the size of our cooks which may result in selling out early. ••• We encourage pre-order pickups if you require 10 lbs of meat or more. Pickups take place before the restaurant opens at 10:30AM. ••• We also encourage purchasing gift cards that may be redeemed once the threat is behind us. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 Thank you for your support and understanding. ••• ⭐Peace, Love, and ZZQ⭐ ••• Chris & Alex [Texas + Orange]

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Don’t forget wine and beer!

Barrel Thief Wine Shop & Cafe
Barrel Thief is providing delivery and curbside pick up for all your wine and wine-adjacent items.

Triple Crossing Brewery
Also, the brewery is providing curbside pickup.