Skip the grocery store: Inner Loop restaurants offering pantry staples, toilet paper and unique finds

Local Foods is selling boxes of farm-fresh produce for $25. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)
Local Foods is selling boxes of farm-fresh produce for $25. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)

Local Foods is selling boxes of farm-fresh produce for $25. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)

Local restaurants have put their supplies up for sale, giving patrons a chance to pick up hard-to-find ingredients as well as everyday essentials.

Here are some of the Inner Loop restaurants now operating as neighborhood markets amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Al Quick Stop has always been in the grocery business, with corner-store essentials in stock. 2002 Waugh Drive, Houston | 713-522-5170 | www.alquickstop.com

Avondale Food and Wine is offering take-home meal kits, food boxes and of course wine to-go. 240 Westheimer Road, Houston | 713-360-6313 | www.avondalefoodandwine.com

Bernie's Burger Bus offers "name your price" groceries with a selection of house ingredients including ground beef, chili, avocados and Slow Dough buns. 5407 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire | 713-349-9400 | www.berniesburgerbus.com


Cuchara has been running a parking-lot market with milk, fresh juices, veggies, cream, cheese, michelada mixes and margaritas, while supplies last. 214 Fairview St., Ste. 1, Houston | 713-942-0000 | www.cuchararestaurant.com

D'Amicos in Rice Village sells imported Italian oils and other products, including handmade pastas and sauces. 5510 Morningside, Ste. 140, Houston | 713-526-3400 | www.damico-cafe.com

Dish Society offers a "virtual farmers market" where orders can be placed online. Offerings include a local produce box with a week's worth of produce from Atkinson Farms. 1050 Yale St., Ste. 100, Houston | 713-861-3474 | www.dishsociety.com

Enoteca Rossa offers an Italian market with select items, pasta, sauces and other ingredients. 4566 Bissonnet St., Bellaire | 346-204-4403 | www.enotecarossa.com

Good Dog Hot Dog has been selling produce, buns, meat, condiments and other items. Check their social media or call ahead to see what's on hand. 1312 W. Alabama St., Houston | 346-800-3647 | www.gooddoghouston.com

Goode Co. has launched a next-day grocery delivery service to River Oaks, West University and the Villages, offering fresh meats, produce, bread, sauces, herbs, spices and other items. www.goodecompanygrocers.com

Harold's is offering Slow Dough bread, as well as meats and produce from local farms and ranches, in addition to eggs, milk, butter, coffee, paper products and more. 350 W. 19th St., Houston | 713-360-6204 | www.haroldsheights.com

Henderson & Kane has added toilet paper and other items to its usual offerings of farmers-market finds such as locally roasted coffee, sauces, milk and eggs. 715 Henderson St., Houston | 281-974-3557 | www.hkgeneralstore.com

Local Foods in Rice Village has converted into a walk-in farmer's market with produce boxes, meat, bread, sauces, and other ingredients, as well as take-home meal kits. 2424 Dunstan Road, Houston | 713-521-7800 | www.houstonlocalfoods.com

Molina's Cantina has fresh produce and meat available for produce at its Bellaire location. 3801 Bellaire Blvd, Houston | 713-782-0861 | www.molinascantina.com

Pico's is selling packaged fresh produce for curbside pick-up and delivery, with a fruit basket for $19.95 and vegetables for $29.95. 3601 Kirby Drive, Houston | 832-831-9940 | www.picos.net
By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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