Quarantine Kits: Meal Kits
Many restaurants are also saving Austinites the trouble of planning meals by offering at-home cooking kits.
Alamo Drafthouse | Make your game night complete with a cheese or meat lasagna cooked at home, popcorn kernels, and a Drafthhouse puzzle. Each meal kit comes with a free Mystery Movie from their collection of Drafthouse Films.
Central Market | Central Market Meals-To-Go has everything you need to whip up a 5-star feast at home! Order online and enjoy pick up as early as the next-day with their limited-contract drive-thru tent.
Comedor | The upscale Mexican spot is offering some luxe ready-to-cook delivery dining options. And as a huge bonus, each order comes with instructional cooking videos and direct access to Comedor’s chefs if you have any questions.
Cover 3 | In addition to offering hot family meals, Cover 3 is selling two grilling kits – a steak dinner kit and a ribeye steak taco kit – for four people through call-ahead orders for curbside pickups.
Hopdoddy Burger Bar | The Austin burger chain is offering “quarantine together” meal kits that give diners enough ingredients to make five burgers, as well as its famous truffle fries, with an accompanying recipe card.
Juliet Italian Kitchen | Pizza night doesn’t have to end! This Austin Italian restaurant is adding $10 gift cards to its at-home meal kits, ranging from fettuccine alfredo to pizza, through call-ahead or online ordering.
Suerte | This upscale Mexican restaurant is offering a limited number of take-home kits, which come with a recipe card and instructional video. There’s the suadero taco meal kit, the migas meal kit, and their new shrimp taco meal kit.
Quarantine Kits: Cocktail Kits
Virtual happy hour anyone? Pick up a cocktail kit, so you can make your favorite restaurant drink at home.
El Arroyo | El Arroyo is offering their famous margaritas for delivery and curbside pickup – complete with your favorite El Arroyo signs on the bottle to make you smile. Packs include enough supplies for 6 margs (including tequila)!
Güero’s Taco Bar | Margarita Monday can still happen at home! Whether you’ve got a preference of vodka or tequila, Güero’s got a marg kit for you. Don’t forget all kits must be accompanied with a purchased food item.
Jacoby’s Restaurant & Mercantile | We may not be able to enjoy our brunch and mimosas overlooking the Colorado River yet but we can still enjoy Jacoby’s mimosas at home! Please keep in mind that alcohol sales must include a food purchase.
Loro | From their popular Gin and Tonic Slushee to their newest cocktail, The Peach Palmer, this South Austin restaurant is offering a few different cocktail kits so you can enjoy your favorites at home!
Pool Burger | Tiki cocktails tend to make everything better. Head to this burger bar to pick-up curbside one of three tropical cocktail kits: the single serving of a frozen Hurricane, the Mai Tai kit, or the Zombie cocktail kit.
The Wayback Cafe and Cottages | The cottage hotel brings hilly Austin serenity to you care of cocktail kits featuring Garrison Brothers bourbon, available with takeout orders. Be sure to also check out their other 8 cocktail kits!
Quarantine Kits: Dessert Kits
Treat yo’self to some of our favorite do-it-yourself dessert kits from local bakeries.
Bakery Lorraine | Grab some ready-to-bake cookies from this North Austin bakery to make from the comfort of your home! Bonus: 100% of sales go to the staff members who are unable to work due to current COVID regulations.
Hayley Cakes and Cookies | Be sure to snag one of this bakery’s cookie kits to decorate your own cookies at home or some of their scoop and bake cookie dough! The cookie kits change weekly so be sure to check back.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream | Ice cream floats are a never-fail pick-me-up. This kit comes with four float pairings: Vanilla + Root Beer, Vanilla + Cream Soda, Darkest Chocolate + Seltzer, Darkest Chocolate + Black Cherry.
Mindy’s Bakeshop | This North Austin bakery is selling DIY cookie decorating kits for delivery and curbside pickup that include everything you need to make 10 seasonally themed cookies. They also have a gluten-free option.
Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop | Dreaming of becoming a world-famous cake decorator so why not start with the best?! Each Build-Your-Own Cake kit includes a cake, frosting, sprinkles, a cake board, and instructions!
Tiny’s Milk & Cookies | A good chocolate chip cookie, hot from the oven, is one of the greatest indulgences you can give yourself! Take a little bit of Tinys home and bake some of their delicious cookies in your own oven!