We may all miss the pre-COVID days of dine-in services at our favourite restaurants and bar hopping with friends on 17th Ave, but we are definitely able to hold the nostalgia by enjoying all the creative take-home kits and delivery services our favourite Red Mile Businesses have created & offered during this pandemic. Not only have many of them upped their food delivery and takeout game, but there are tons of inventive take-home kits, bake-it-yourself supplies and more.
Blanco – Marg Kits
Nothing tastes quite like a chili coconut margarita on Blanco’s bustling 17th Ave patio but a close second is their take-home margarita kits. They’re available in their classic lemon-lime flavour, the cult-favourite chili coconut and their cadillac margarita. These kits are about as simple as you can get – ingredients are pre-mixed, so find a cocktail glass, salt that rim, and pour over ice to serve!
723 17th Ave SW, blancocantina.ca
Living Room – Shaft Kits
We may not be able to enjoy the Living Room’s ambient 17th Ave patio, but you can still order Calgary’s favourite shaft for curb-side pickup in a make-it-yourself cocktail kit. The cocktail kit comes complete with the Shaft essentials including Grey Goose, Kahlua, cold pressed coffee and skim milk, which pairs excellently with their selection of small and large plates as well.
514 17th Ave SW, livingroomrestaurant.ca
Made By Marcus – Ice Cream Delivery
This local favourite ice cream shop is offering next-day delivery for their delivery boxes, which include four pints of your favourite Made By Marcus flavours, straight to your door. You can thank us later!
1013 17th Ave SW, madebymarcus.ca
Una – Take and Bake Pizza
Una’s pizza has garnered quite a reputation as one of Calgarian’s favourite pizzas, and now you can get them frozen to take home and bake when you please. Popular pizzas like their four-maggi, their Beltline or the tiki, are all prepped and ready to take with you wherever you’re headed. Pro-tip -pair them with a cocktail or pick up one of their pre-bottled negroni or old-fashioned.
618 17 Ave SW, unapizzeria.com
Butterblock YYC – Bake-it-Yourself (BIY) Kits
Fill your kitchen with the scent of fresh baked goods with Butterblock’s “Bake-It-Yourself” (BIY) take-home kits. These frozen goodies are prepared in advance by the talented team of pastry chefs at this popular 17th Ave bakery. All you have to do is follow their simple set of instructions, pop them in the oven, and you’re set. You can pick up BIY croissants, scones, cheese knots, cinnamon buns and more.
908 17 Ave SW suite 111, butterblockyyc.com
Lulu Bar – Rotating Take-out Feature Menu
Each week, the team at Lulu Bar creates a rotating feature feast consisting of a flavourful three course menu with dishes like Taiwanese fried chicken or crispy duck leg. Follow them on Instagram or check out their website to see what their weekly take-home kit entails. Don’t forget to add one of their epic cocktail kits to your order where they offer Mai Tais, Pineapple Negronis and more.
510 17 Ave SW, lulubar.ca
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