Getting low on essentials? Whether you’re working from home or in the office, it’s never been easier to keep the fridge fully stocked. Browse the pick up and online delivery options at these foodie hotspots and you’ll never go hungry.
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Pasta rescue packs from Tipo00 and more
Running out of pasta? A group of Melbourne’s finest Italian eateries have come to the rescue, offering fresh pasta, sauce and ready meals to take home. Take your pick of delicious dishes from Trattoria Emilia, Lello Pasta Bar, SPQR and Tipo00. Lee Ho Fook‘s dan dan noodles are also on offer.
Argentinian and Peruvian flavours at home
The crew behind Argentinian favourites San Telmo, Asado and Palermo and Peruvian sister restaurant Pastuso are launching new take-home menus for all four venues. To celebrate, all customers who order a pickup or delivery will receive a voucher for a complimentary bottle of wine redeemable on their next visit. All venues remain open with social distancing measures in place. The new menus launch on Tuesday 24 March.
Vegan and gluten free groceries and meals from The Organic Food and Wine Deli
Pre-made meals are available for pick-up from The Organic Food and Wine Deli. Vegan and gluten-free diets are well catered for, with staples such as tofu, tempeh, nuts, seeds, flours and grains also available to order. See the menu on their Instagram.
Caffe e Torta
Caffe e Torta in Royal Arcade has launched a new menu of ready-to-eat options as well as take-away pasta packs. Take home their slow-cooked tagliatelle beef ragu, a fourth generation family recipe, spanakopita or recreate a nonna-style bolognese in your own home.
Fresh and fancy Italian takeaway from Marameo
Tuna and rice can wait – right now you need squid ink spaghetti, white chocolate mousse and Italian wine. Marameo have launched an amazing take home menu serving their modern European favourites, and for orders over $100 they’ll be offering delivery (within 3km from their Russell Place location). Call ahead, order away, and soon you’ll be eating high end at home.
Take home cheeseburger dumplings
Frozen, non perishable food is essential for anyone spending more time at home. Spice it up a little and order your own personal supply of dumplings from Drumplings, then pick them up in store. Flavours include chicken satay, mac and cheese, truffle mushroom and the famous cheeseburger dumplings. A 24-pack will set you back $24.95 – that’s just over $1 per dumpling!
24-hour takeaway from Butcher’s Diner
If your hunger doesn’t keep regular hours, Butchers Diner is your go-to location. Open 24 hours, its hearty menu of burgers, grills, Japanese friend chicken and breakfast fry-ups will keep the wolves from the door. Order by phoning 9639 732 or the Skip smartphone app.
Capitano have introduced have an increased takeaway menu including some dishes that you can finish off at home. All orders can be made online and picked up in store.
Online order and delivery
Earl home delivery support packs
Earl Canteen new ‘favourites’ pack will keep you fed through the working week. Designed for those who are self-isolating or working from home, it has a selection of in-store favourites such as grain and seed salad, granola, grass-fed beef and red pepper meatballs. Noisette sourdough bread, fresh ham and cheese and a ready-to-bake cookie log are also included. Contact their team directly for vegan, gluten-free and other dietary requests. Order online by 2pm for next day delivery next day, within a 20km radius of the city.
Famishd Home delivery
Famishd’s home delivery food drops will keep every part of your family happy. The weekly grandparents pack is a well balanced selection of meal essentials including chicken, beef, pasta, cheese, vegies and more. The family pack takes care of dinner while party pies, sausage rolls, sliders and other friend-friendly favourites can be found in the kids frozen pack. There’s also the staples pack if you’re running low on basics. Browse their online deliery menu for these and more options including breakfast, lunch, desserts and different dietary selections.
King and Godfree deli delivery
Carlton favourite King and Godfree is launching a range of pre-prepared home meal packs. Ready-to-heat (and eat) options include eggplant parmigiana, cannelloni, hearty bolognese sauce and fresh gnocchi. Deli items including eggs, marinated olives and cheeses and a wide variety of wine and mixers will also be on offer. Available from Deliveroo and Uber eats from Monday 23 March.
Cocktails to your door
Bar Americano’s Hometender range is the pandemic-proof solution for cocktail lovers. Bottles of the bar’s bespoke cocktail range can be ordered online with free delivery offered to locations in the Melbourne CBD.
Coffee to your door
It’s the essential item no self-respecting Melburnian can do without, in or out of the office. Luckily, many of Melbourne favourite roasters already offer online delivery, so you can survive and thrive. Order signature blends from Market Lane, Seven Seeds, Campos Coffee and Industry Beans – and sip from the comfort of your own home.
Please note due to current circumstances, businesses may close or run out of stock at short notice. Check with individual businesses for information.