#WineWednesday: Wining and Dining Well During the Pandemic, Part Two

by Robin Barr Sussman on April 1, 2020 in Food+Drink, Drink, Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston,

We’re back with our second installment of the Texas Restaurant Take Out. From New American to Tex-Mex (a margarita with that?), pizza and cold beer, to cheese shops with wine, here are our Top 10+1 for the week. Tonight, forget the grocery store or cooking and support the restaurant industry!

Menus are evolving so check back with your favorites regularly.


Relax at home with an A’Bouzy mimosa kit. Courtesy photo

A’Bouzy has a special family to-go and delivery menu that’s a real crowd pleasure as well as cocktail and mimosa kits.

Relish is dishing up big buckets of fried chicken with homemade biscuits! Fried okra, collard greens and burgers join the limited menu of salads, etc. Half price wine and cocktail kits—think margaritas for two. Call to order.

The Federal Grill is offering a limited menu of grilled items, steaks, burgers and some grocery items with free delivery and curbside pick-up daily. Wine is 25% off.

Fried chicken and glazed carrots to-go from Relish in Houston. Photo Julie Soefer

Molina’s Cantina is offering home fiesta kits (these freeze well) with enchilada packs, fajita packs, tacos and tamales as well as a tailored menu and beer and wine to go.)

Goode Co. Barbecue and its other mouthwatering Tex-Mex concepts offer to-go/delivery menus (the usual but limited), along with beer, Alexander Valley Vineyards wine, and “damn good margarita” kits. Order here.


Antonelli’s Cheese Shop has an array of online events as well as to-go kits including their Ready-To-Go Indoor Picnic. Courtesy photo

Kerbey Lane Cafe: All locations (except Central, which is closed) are offering curbside pickups and deliveries daily via online ordering. They are also giving out free children’s meals for every adult meal purchased.

Pieous has set up an online order system with pizzas, salads, lasagna and pastrami plates. You can order from a small selection of wine bottles from local producers including the excellent Duchman Family Winery.

Antonelli’s Cheese Shop has Ready-To-Go Indoor Picnics which include three kinds of cheese, charcuterie, crackers, Marcona almonds, dried figs, dried apricots and a bottle of wine.


Photo courtesy Cane Rosso

Cane Rosso is slinging wood-fired pizzas, plus sandwiches and pasta for curbside pickup or delivery. All wines are 50% off! Or build your own beer six-pack.

Manny’s Uptown Tex Mex offers curbside pickup and free delivery with a choice of beer, wine or spirits.

Jasper’s Uptown is ready with Survival Kits ($40). Packed with burgers, beef filets, salmon, veggies, sides, sauces and more plus 50% off wine with kit. Delivery option via DoorDash. Jasper’s Richardson is offering 50% off all wine.

Cover photo courtesy Cane Rosso

Robin Barr Sussman (rbs@pdq.net) is a freelance culinary and travel writer who studied at the Culinary Institute of America Greystone, Calif. As a chef for Sonoma County wineries, her specialty was food and wine pairing. Sussman is a columnist for Houston Modern Luxury Magazine, Prime Living and Houston House & Home. Her work also appears in Texas Monthly, Fodor’s and Private Clubs Magazine.