In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Support eating out with The Great American Takeout

As restaurants across the United States struggle to keep their doors open during the COVID-19 pandemic, a coalition of restaurants are trying to do something about the problem. The new campaign, called The Great American Takeout, encourages folks to order a delivery or a to-go meal from their favorite restaurant on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. It has repeated every Tuesday since then albeit at a smaller scale.

The national challenge was started by a group of restaurants including Veggie Grill, Panera Bread, Noodles & Company, El Torito, Jason’s Deli, The Habit Burger Grill, Lemonade, Modern Market, Primanti Brothers, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, among others. 

All you have to do to participate in the Great American Takeout is order at least one meal from your favorite restaurant — it can be a local or a national hot spot. Or take this opportunity to try a new Mom and Pop place. Post a picture on social media using #TheGreatAmericanTakeout, and encourage others to (safely) get food from their favorite place, too! Hopefully, many of you will participate and will be patient in the drive-thru lines and the curbside service spaces. For more info on the background of this event, click here.

Related Topic: Check out more resources to help you through these troubling times here.

Copyright 2020 KSLA/Ark-La-Tex Weekend. All rights reserved.