This year has seen an abundance of new options for delicious food and drink experiences to be enjoyed at home. This holiday season enjoy them yourself, or select as gifts for family and friends.
TORO TAQUERIA AND TORO TREATS
Take-home taco fiesta kits come with your choice of fillings and plenty of toppings plus detailed heat and serve instructions; available for pickup or delivery. A variety of savoury add-ons are available too, plus Toro Treats boxes with giant brownies, cookies and bars.
LA BOTTEGA WINE CLUB
La Bottega Nicastro is now offering curated boxes of privately imported wines plus cheese pairings, delivering delicious education on the side thanks to comprehensive tasting notes. Also available are cheese and antipasto subscriptions, add-on grocery and deli items, plus gift cards.
Curbside pickup and delivery; details and ordering at labottega.ca/collections/mixed-wine-cases
MY CATERING GROUP
Chef Derick Cotnam and his team serve up four-course, restaurant-style meals packaged in a convenient heat and eat format. Menus change weekly, plus you can build your own meal, with dairy-free, vegan and gluten-free choices. Garnishes and instructions provided for optimal plating and serving. Contactless pickup or delivery; beverage pairings and gift cards available.
BAR FROM AFAR
Developed by a bartending pro, these kits provide everything needed to make classic speakeasy-style cocktails. Packages include creative combinations of juices, seasonings, garnishes, alcohol and ice. Detailed instructions are provided and kits can be picked up or delivered. Vintage glassware and gift cards also available.
Details and online ordering at barfromafar.com
Caterer and creator of revolutionary vending machines, Chef Tim Van Dyke of LUNCH offers a multi-meal treat thanks to his LUNCHboxes. In small, large and build-your-own formats, they provide fresh, tasty components such as sandwich fillings, baguette, soup, chili, dips and vegetables plus fruit and sweets.
Curbside pickup and delivery available.
Details at thinklunch.ca
CURATED BY BECKTA
From the culinary team of Beckta, Play and Gezellig restaurants, this program offers a new menu each week, including vegetarian options and wine pairings, if desired. Their three-course meal kits for pickup or home delivery offer a restaurant-quality experience that takes minutes to finish cooking and serve, with detailed written and video instructions provided.
Gift cards available. Visit curatedbybeckta.com
THE CINDY’S KITCHEN
Cindy Anighoro, who hails from Nigeria, offers bold, exciting flavours with her Afro-fusion cuisine gourmet boxes. For pickup or delivery, they feature Akara chicken burgers or tacos plus jerk BBQ ribs burgers, yam fries, wings and wontons, to serve 4, 6 or 8 people.
Order by Instagram DM @thecindyskitchen or email firstname.lastname@example.org