Not quite ready to dine out? Here’s where to order takeout like a local in Miami

Miami is ready to dine out.

I am not there yet. Since the pandemic shut down restaurants the first time on March 16, I have eaten at exactly one restaurant, the Chinese-Trinidadian-Indian Balloo. And that was before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified restaurants as a particularly tricky place to gather without the threat of spreading the coronavirus.

This does not mean I have not eaten food from restaurants.

Miami-Dade continues to conjure exciting new food in particularly novel ways as restaurants pivot to menus that lend themselves to takeout and delivery.

These restaurants, markets and wine shops have been a lifeline for me in a time when working from home and living at work are sometimes indistinguishable. Now, this is certainly not my list of How to Eat Like a Local in Miami, culled from covering food for the Miami Herald for more than four

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Where to order Mother’s Day takeout in Los Angeles and Orange County

Many restaurants are offering Mother's Day specials. Pictured is the Mother's Day package from Joan's on Third. <span class="copyright">(Joan's on Third)</span>
Many restaurants are offering Mother’s Day specials. Pictured is the Mother’s Day package from Joan’s on Third. (Joan’s on Third)

The following is a list of places offering Mother’s Day takeout specials. Because hasn’t Mom cooked and cleaned enough the last two months (and really, for your entire life)?

Most places are offering their regular menu items in addition to the specials.

DOWNTOWN L.A.

10E

The restaurant is offering a menu that includes a variety of appetizers such as hummus and falafel for $28 per person. There is also a mixed grill menu with kebabs, lamb chops, rice, vegetables and pita for $38 (minimum two orders for both menus). Both come with a bottle of rose. Call or order online for pickup on Sunday.

811 W. 7th St., Los Angeles, (213) 488-1096, 10erestaurant.com

Redbird

Neal Fraser is offering a breakfast in bed package that you can pick up Saturday and

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