Michelin-Starred Restaurants On The Cheap: Takeout & Delivery
As many restaurants have shut their dining rooms and pivoted to delivery and/or take out only, so have some of the top restaurants in the country. If you’ve always wanted to dine at a Michelin-starred restaurant, but couldn’t get a reservation or didn’t want to drop the dough, now’s your chance to taste some dishes from these famed chefs — some even on the cheap.
Here are our 11 best picks – Check out the full list and an awesome roundup from Eater SF.
These delectable Michelin-starred restaurants are offering take out and some even offer delivery, so have yourself a gourmet meal at home. Pour yourself a glass of wine (some are offering bottles from their wine list), light some candles, dish up onto your good plates and make a night of it.
11 Awesome Bay Area Michelin-starred Restaurants w/ Take-Out
The famous Atelier Crenn, which has 3 Michelin stars, is offering a “Crenn Kit” for $35 or a “Crenn Kit Plus” for $55, which bring comforting meals from Dominique Crenn’s kitchen straight to your home. Typically, dinners start at $345 per person and up, so this is an incredible deal to try some dishes from a legendary chef.
Lord Stanley is offering a Main Course Meal for $33 or their House Sourdough Loaf for $12, to take away Tuesday-Saturday. If you want to treat yourself, indulge in a new collaboration concept called “Lord Jiu’s” between Lord Stanley and fellow starred restaurant Mister Jiu’s for a five-course tasting menu dinner for $100/person.
Gap Year at Nico is dishing up French comfort food to go, offered a la carte.
Spruce (along with its sister restaurant The Village Pub in Woodside) is offering a three-course “warm-and-serve” dinner with free delivery (or pick-up) for around $25. 100% of these sales will be used to help their employees. The menu changes daily; select items like their popular burger are offered a la carte.
SPQR is offering their comforting pasta dishes a la carte as well as several family meals made for sharing for take away. All orders come with house made focaccia bread. Plus, you can get grandma-style pizza slices for $5, available for take-away or pick-up from 2pm till they run out.
Kin Khao has paired up with their sister restaurant Nari for cold-packed dishes to be warmed at home, available for drive-by pick up at Hotel Kabuki. They’re also selling pantry items and produce boxes.
Sushi Hashiri – If you’re feeling fancy, take home some Omakase, Wagyu or a Bento box to have a special night in. They even have Wagyu & Vegetable Curry Potage for only $25.
Birdsong, which usually offers a tasting experience starting at $200, is offering “Birdboxes” for pickup which includes fried chicken, cornbread, and a cookie for $35, or add pie for $40.
Sushi Yoshizumi is here for you if you’re craving fresh fish and want to indulge. They’re offering donburi bowls and nigiri sushi starting at $85 for pickup.
Thank you to Eater SF for their awesome round up.
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