Let’s not make it too much of a habit out there, but it’s good to know that local restaurants are now able to provide various wines and cocktails with your lunch or dinner. It’s not like you’re driving anywhere, anyway.
Pasadena favorite Raymond 1886 is offering wine, beer and 1886 pre-made cocktails for takeout and delivery. Wines by the bottle ($18.86 each) feature two white wines including the Altamonte, Pinot Grigio, Alto Adige, 2018 and the Bonny Doon “Gravitas” Blend, Santa Cruz, 2015.
Red wines by the bottle include the Condado de Haza, Tempranillo, Ribera del Duero, 2015 and the El Esteco, Malbec, Calchaqui Valley, 2017.
Beer is offered by the six-pack ($12.50 each) including Day Beer Lager-Brewed with Czech Sass, Hallertauer Mittlefruch Hops, 4.5% ABV, or the Stone Delicious IPA with Lemondrop & El Dorado Hops, 7.7% ABV.
The Raymond 1886 is also featuring handcrafted “Cocktails to Go” (4 Servings – $45) created by the 1886 Bar Team, and prepared in Mason jars. The three cocktails offered are the 1886 Negroni prepared with gin, Carpano Antica Vermouth, Campari, and orange oil, the Little Italy, comprised of rye whiskey, Carpano Antica Vermouth, and Cynar, or the Fair & Warmer, a blend of rums, Dolin Sweet Vermouth, house curacao, and lemon oil.
The Raymond 1886 now offers its wine, beer and 1886 pre-made cocktails for takeout and delivery every Tuesday through Sunday from 11 am to 9 pm; 1250 South Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105; (626) 441-3136; www.TheRaymond.com.
Gus’s Barbecue (South Pasadena)
Maybe you would prefer a touch of Southern whiskey with your ribs tonight? Gus’s Barbecue is now offering Southern Sangria, their Gus’s Old Fashioned, and Gus’s Private Reserve Single Barrel Old Forester Kentucky Bourbon for takeout and delivery. The barbecue spot will be offering their signature 16 oz. Southern Sangria ($16 each), their 12 oz. Gus’s Old Fashioned ($16 each), and Gus’s Private Reserve Single Barrel Old Forester Kentucky Bourbon by the bottle ($45).
Gus’s Barbecue in South Pasadena now offers Southern Sangria, their Gus’s Old Fashioned, and Gus’s Private Reserve Single Barrel Old Forester Kentucky Bourbon for Takeout and Delivery Monday through Thursday from 11 am to 10 pm, Friday from 11 am to 11 pm, Saturday from 8:30 am to 11 pm, and Sunday from 8:30 am to 10 pm; 808 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena; (626) 799-3251. www.GussBBQ.com