With the Coronavirus Pandemic forcing many Valley grocery stores to run out of supplies, some local restaurants are picking up the slack by selling groceries. The following is a list of Arizona restaurants who are selling grocery essentials directly to customers.
In addition to takeout menus and deliveries, Zinqué, a French-insipired bistro, café and wine bar in Scottsdale, is selling groceries which is providing their customers another way to support local restaurants and also skip the lines at traditional grocery stores. Zinqué’s pop-up market menu includes $4 organic eggs, $5 ripe avocados, $8 dried pasta, $10 gluten-free brown rice, $5 salami, $35 Époisses de Bourgogne (cheese) and more fresh produce. All wine bottles are 50 percent off including red, white, sparkling and rosé wines. To order groceries, call or order online at lezinque.com. Zinqué is open daily at 7 a.m.
Pita Jungle has transformed two of its Valley locations into mini markets for guests to shop while they wait for their takeout or pop by for any necessities. Pita Jungle Arcadia and Pita Jungle Scottsdale are open daily selling meat, pastas, sauces, oils, beer, wine, toilet paper, gloves and more. They are also selling bags of vegetables depending on the restaurant’s supply. All Pita Jungle locations also have their retail items of house Sriracha sauces and teas available for purchase in store or at pitajungle.com.
EVO Scottsdale has temporarily transitioned into a to-go market. EVO Scottsdale Market will provide a place for the neighborhood to purchase the products and supplies they need. EVO Scottsdale Market will feature a rotating list of daily essentials like fresh veggies and fruit, eggs, pasta sauce, and dried pasta. pick-up is available between 10am-6pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and orders must be received by 5pm the day before for next day pick-up, plus limited delivery is available. For information regarding EVO Scottsdale Market, available items, and updates, visit evoscottsdalemarket.com.
Fuel to Fit
Fuel to Fit, a local meal prep company, is delivering necessities including eggs, milk, fresh fruit, snacks, toilet paper and more. Many of these items are sold out in stores and can be difficult to find. Essentials can be found alongside their meal options and ordered for delivery at fueltofit.com.
Weekly Mercado grocery boxes are available from Los Sombreros. Place your order by Wednesday and pick up fresh produce like avocados, cucumbers, and strawberries and hard-to-find market items like shredded cheese, eggs, milk, chicken, tortillas and toilet paper. Place your order by 2pm on Wednesdays by sending an email to [email protected] and pick up boxes on Friday from 10am – 4pm at either the Old Town Scottsdale or Uptown Phoenix location. Payment can be taken via Venmo, Paypal or a credit card over the phone.
Tracy Dempsey Originals
Tracy Dempsey Originals, a beloved bakery in Tempe, has partnered with the Sun Produce Co-op to provide fresh produce to our community in the form of a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Each month they host a 3-week long session during which time members receive a weekly bag of fresh, locally grown produce. They offer a “Bridge Bag” for anyone wishing to have an extra week of produce before the next month’s session begins. The regular 3-week session has two offerings- the Grand Sac ($25) and the Petit Sac ($15). To learn more, visit tracydempseyoriginals.com.
The Giving Tree
In addition to takeout menus and deliveries, Giving Tree Cafe, an all organic, gluten-free and vegan eatery in downtown Phoenix, is selling produce boxes and organic bulk groceries which is providing their customers another way to support local restaurants and skip the lines at traditional grocery stores. Giving Tree Cafe’s market includes custom, organic produce boxes on Tuesdays and Fridays from 4pm to 7pm Community members can also purchase a variety of bulk goods including organic almonds, cashews, chia, cacao paste, coffee, microgreens, matcha, rice and more. To order, call 480.630.0200.