Wednesday, March 18, 2020

HoCoFood Against COVID-19

During this Coronavirus pandemic, restaurant closure mandates, and troubling economy, it is tough for our restaurants. Here’s some of the extra things our food community is doing during these tough times. I’ll try to keep this post updated when I come across more things.

  • Howard County - The county launched its own map that shows what restaurants are still offering to go / curbside pickup. Link

  • Beef Brothers Deli - Offering No Contact Curbside pick up. If you order online or on the phone, pay in advance, and describe the car. Just pop the trunk when you arrive and someone with gloves will deliver your food and place it in the trunk for you without ever coming close to you. Link

  • Blowfish Poke - Offering Buy 1 Get 1 50% off all week.

  • Coal Fire Pizza - Offering a free 16” 1-topping pizza for anyone that works in the restaurant industry and have been affected. Link

  • Grille 620, Mad Chef, River Hill Grill - Offering 20% off carry out orders (excludes door dash). Just mention the discount when ordering. Link

  • Hudson Coastal - Finding out the unexpected news of closing at 5pm the other day. Hudson Coastal had to get rid of their inventory. They offered 50 cent oysters and shucked over 900 Oysters in 3 hrs. Link

  • Koshary By Misteka - Offering Buy 1 Get 1 50% off thru 3/21. Use coupon code COVID-19 for online orders. Link

  • Kung Fu 12 Szechuan - Offering 15% off carry out orders except for lunch specials and fundraising items. Link

  • Region Ale - Brought lunch out to healthcare professionals at Howard County General. Link. Will be offering free sandwiches and sides Thursday 3/19 from 11a - 2p to help support our community. Link

  • Tino’s Italian Bistro - 50% off for medical personnel.

  • Walker’s - Offering free delivery to anywhere within a 10 min drive. $25 minimum. Link

  • HoCoFood Reddit - User ttsci has an amazing list places and information.

  • hocofoodie is compiling a list of restaurant announcements thru instagram stories.

If you know of ways our community is going above and beyond, let me know.

Do you have any news on upcoming restaurants? Or are you the owner opening a restaurant in Howard County? Let me know in the comments below or contact me at