Restaurants Posts

Daily Menu: Empire Coffee

As we continue staying safe with our social distancing practices, Perfect Duluth Day is back with another episode of the “Daily Menu.” Each day, we showcase another local takeout option.

Empire Coffee is making its hot beverages and sandwiches to go through its online ordering system. Those on the hunt for coffee can also reach out by phone at 715-718-0926.

Daily Menu: Black Woods Grill & Bar

As we continue staying safe with our social distancing practices, Perfect Duluth Day is back with another episode of the “Daily Menu.” Each day, we showcase another local take-out option.

Black Woods Grill & Bar is available for curbside pickup and delivery from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily at its Duluth location. Orders can be made by calling 218-724-1612. For those looking ahead for Easter options, Black Woods is offering a traditional Easter entree on Sunday April 12 for $15.

The menu can be viewed at blackwoods.com.

Daily Menu: Burrito Union

As we continue staying safe with our social distancing practices, Perfect Duluth Day is back with another episode of the “Daily Menu.” Each day, we showcase another local take-out option.

Burrito Union is open daily for 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for curbside pickup by calling 218-728-4414 or delivery from Food Dudes. Use the code “April2020” to wave the delivery fees through the month of April. Along with four other local food businesses, Burrito Union is helping to provide free lunches to school-aged kids. Information about this program can be found on this GoFundMe page.

Daily Menu: Vitta Pizza

As we continue staying safe with our social distancing practices, Perfect Duluth Day is back with another episode of the “Daily Menu.” Each day, we showcase another local take-out option.

Vitta Pizza is open daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Curbside pickup is available by calling 218-727-2226 and delivery can be ordered through Food Dudes. Use the code “April2020” to wave the delivery fee through the month of April.

Daily Menu: Hanabi Japanese Cuisine

As we continue staying safe with our social distancing practices, Perfect Duluth Day is back with another episode of the “Daily Menu.” Each day, we showcase another local take-out option.

Hanabi is available for curbside pickup by calling 218-464-4412. Patrons who bring a non-perishable food item can receive a 10 percent discount while picking up at the restaurant. Food Dudes is waving the delivery fee through the month of April with the code “April2020” for those who would rather stay home.

OMC Smokehouse Cookbook raising funds for Lincoln Park

Tom Hanson of Duluth Grill / OMC Smokehouse / Corktown Deli and Brews / Noble Pour had to lay off 200 people due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a big blow to the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

So Hanson is teaming up again with Robert Lillegard of Duluth’s Best Bread to publish the OMC Smokehouse Cookbook.

Daily Menu: Lulu’s Pizza

As we continue staying safe with our social distancing practices, Perfect Duluth Day is back with another episode of the “Daily Menu.” Each day, we showcase another local take-out option.

Lulu’s Pizza is available daily for curbside takeout orders. Get your ‘za by calling 218-481-7167.

Daily Menu: Phoholic

What better way to stay cooped up inside than with great food? Tune in to Perfect Duluth Day every day for local social distancing dining options. Here’s what’s on the menu today:

Phoholic is available for take-out from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday. On Sundays, they are open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Take-out can be ordered by calling 218-464-0312.

Daily Menu: India Palace

Perfect Duluth Day continues to look into local take-out options amid Covid-19 restrictions for when you get sick of the food in your pantry. Check out today’s “Daily Menu” below:

India Palace is available from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday for takeout orders at a 10 percent discount by calling 218-727-8767. Delivery is available through Food Dudes, which is waving delivery fees through the end of April when using the code “April2020.”

Daily Menu: Va Bene Caffe

The “Daily Menu” showcases local take-out options and Covid-19 related food specials. Get ready to put this next social-distancing dining option on your radar:

Va Bene Caffe is open daily from noon until 8 p.m. with curbside take-out and delivery options. Orders can be made by calling 218-722-1518 or placed online.

Daily Menu: Wussow’s Concert Cafe

Don’t “pandemic panic” because Perfect Duluth Day is back again with its “Daily Menu.” Here’s the latest social-distancing dining option:

Wussow’s Concert Cafe is open today from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. with a special weekend curbside menu. Call 218-624-5957 to order, and pickup at their drive-through window. Gluten-free and vegan options are available. To continue finding their new updated menu after this weekend, check out their Facebook page.

Daily Menu: Sir Benedict’s Tavern on the Lake

The “Daily Menu” returns on this perfect Duluth weekend to showcase another local take-out option. Tune in each day to find the latest COVID-19 specials and dining-hour alternations.

Sir Benedict’s Tavern on the Lake offers curbside pickup and delivery from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Orders can be made by calling 218-728-1192 or online.

Pak’s Green Corner closing March 29

Pak Williams - Photo by Lissa MakiPak’s Green Corner, a Thai-fusion restaurant in Superior, has announced it will close on March 29. The restaurant’s lease ends at the end of May, but COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders in Wisconsin and Minnesota pushed forward plans to shut down.

“What will we do next?” a letter to customers from the Pak’s team asked. “We will keep you posted by our Facebook page.”

The restaurant opened June 1, 2018 at 1901 Tower Ave. in Superior, the former location of Kenny Wong’s Oriental Express. Pak’s previously operated for two years in West Duluth, where it found instant acclaim. It was voted Perfect Duluth Day’s best new restaurant in 2013 and was featured on the national television show, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives in 2014.

Daily Menu: Northern Waters Smokehaus

While we are cooped up inside, there are still great take-out dining options available to satisfy the taste buds. Next up on Perfect Duluth Day’s daily take-out menu is Northern Waters Smokehaus. Orders can be picked up from the DeWitt–Seitz Marketplace or delivered to a Duluth or Superior address. Platters can also be ordered, but must be requested 24 hours in advance. Patricia’s featured baked goods are currently carrot cake cookies and coconut macaroons, which can be ordered by the dozen or half dozen 48 hours in advance.

Iconic Jade Fountain will see new life in West Duluth

Kai Soderberg stands outside the Jade Fountain restaurant at 305 N. Central Ave. in West Duluth. Soderberg is leasing the space where he will open a tiki bar this summer. (Photo by Mark Nicklawske)

A long-running and largely unchanged Chinese restaurant — which closed for almost five years — will be reborn under new ownership as a tiki lounge when nightlife returns to normal in Duluth.