[image-2]If you’re like us, you’ve become a master of the desk lunch, scarfing down a hastily packed meal while tap-tapping away on a sticky keyboard. For all you folks hungry for something other than homemade PB&J, Uber, one of this city’s two app-based car services, has you covered this week with its new food delivery service, UberTASTE. From Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Uber will offer a $5 meal — delivery and food costs included — delivered right to your office*.
Here’s how it works: Your regular Uber account will be charged and you’ll be good to go, noshing on a hand, err, car-delivered meal that costs ya one Lincoln. Read on for the week’s menu.
Co: Rice noodles tossed in house-made Pad Thai and tamarind sauce sautéed with chicken, bean sprouts, egg, carrots, onions, scallions, napa cabbage, and chopped peanuts.
The Glass Onion: Creole-style chicken and andouille sausage gumbo served with steamed white rice. Meal comes with a side of braised collard greens and homemade cornbread. [image-1]Wednesday
Crooked Crown: Two Salvadoreño-style chorizo tamales stuffed with organic kale, onions, and garlic, wrapped in Crooked Crown’s handmade masa and topped with cilantro and verde crema. The dish is served with a side of traditional homemade salsa and fresh vegetable bean salad.
Artisan Meat Share: Italian sandwich featuring a selection of house-cured meats, Auricchio provolone, shaved lettuce, onion, tomato, pepper rings, and AMS sauce served on a traditional sub roll. The sandwich comes with a side of potato salad made with baked red skin potatoes, mayo, mustard, hard boiled egg, green onion, celery, carrots, vinegar, Parmesan, and dill.
Ted’s Butcherblock: House-made alligator and pork sausage sandwich served on a freshly baked split roll with whole grain creole mustard on the side. Served with a side of red quinoa with feta cheese and cucumber, along with a summer succotash of local butter beans and corn.
*This deal only applies to folks working on downtown. And, alas, only to carnivores. There are no veg-friendly items on this list.