While Easter may look more like dressing up for your living room this year, there are plenty of local goodies to celebrate to pick up or have delivered during physical distancing.
Here are a few to order soon (updated 2:15 p.m. Wednesday):
MANDOLIN: Get a fully-prepared Easter dinner, from a honey-glazed sliced ham to a savory spring tart, an arugula salad or Mac and cheese. See the full menu.
Order between: 3 p.m. Tuesday to 3 p.m. Thursday.
LA FARM: Enjoy a bunny of bread, hot cross buns, Boston cream challah or more goodies from the Cary boulangerie.
Order by: Noon Thursday. [more details]
THE ROCKFORD: Get traditional sliced ham, bourbon-glazed carrots, yeast rolls and dessert from another local business, Slice Pies.
Order by: Friday. [more info]
DRIFTWOOD KITCHEN + BAR: Their Easter feasts for 3-4 or 6-8 start with brisket and gravy and end with bread pudding.
Order by: Wednesday. [more info]
LUCETTE GRACE (NOW SOLD OUT): The Raleigh patisserie is otherwise closed, but offered limited special Easter sweets, including a chocolate Easter egg with layers of valrhona white and milk chocolate, crushed wafer, freeze-dried raspberries and rainbow sprinkles. They posted on Wednesday that they can’t take any more orders. [details]
YELLOW DOG: The bakery is offering a special Easter basket of goodies for $75 with a carrot cake with ginger frosting, a lemon pound cake, hot cross buns, yeast rolls, two giant cookies (one egg, one bunny), a bag of mini Easter cookies and a bag of Bunny Crunch (white chocolate caramel corn).
Order: By calling 984-232-0291 for curbside pickup on Saturday.
VIDERI CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Easter treats include solid dark and milk chocolate bunnies and Neapolitan marshmallow bunnies.
Order: Online here
SOUTHERN FRANCE BAKERY: A mix of DIY and done-for-you, this local bakery has two Easter cookie decorating kits for purchase. [more info]
Know of more? Email raleighconvergence.com for possible inclusion in an ongoing list.