Almost immediately after the pandemic shut down on premise-dining in March 2020, restaurant workers began a lengthy campaign to legalize takeout cocktails. In late 2020, it finally happened, and bartenders across the city leapt into production bottling, canning, and finding any way to get drinks into the hands of takeout customers.
Now, after nearly a year of takeout service, to-go cocktails are a permanent fixture. The novelty may have worn off, and many bars have open and re-opened over the last year, but there are still numerous spots serving bottled, canned, and bagged cocktails as takeout and delivery.
Don’t see your favorite spot on here? It’s worth calling them up to find out if they’ve got drinks to go, and then let us know in the comments. As usual, this list is organized geographically, not by ranking.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More