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When the cravings get too real, have them delivered.

We’ve all been in GCQ for a long while now and it’s clear to see that even if we can go and enjoy outside, it’s still best not to. With caution of utmost concern and consideration, some indulgences still have to be put on hold such as traveling, spa trips, and even eating out. But if the craving for quality dishes is just too great for you to hold back on, we present an alternative—have them delivered. 

Work on your cooking skills and have premium ingredients at your doorstep to satiate those cravings. From French foie gras to live Maine lobsters, these online shops offer only the top-quality ingredients.

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The Bow Tie Duck

Echiré Butter | Photo from @thebowtieduck

An online grocery that offers delicatessen delivery of luxury fare from all over the world, some of their bestselling offerings include Ernest Soulard foie gras, authentic Parmigiano Reggiano, Kaviari caviar, and French AOP butter. All these delicious ingredients can be paired with their exquisite wine offerings such as DeLoach Pinot Noir, Sangria Lolea, and Duval-Leroy champagne.

The Bow Tie Duck delivers once a week during GCQ to every city in Metro Manila. Order cuts off on Wednesdays and delivers on Saturdays. For orders and inquiries, visit their website here.

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Gourmet Direct PH

Baby Bocconcini | Photo from @goutmetdirectph

If you’re looking for an elevated version of your usual grocery list, Gourmet Direct has a lot to choose from. Restock your pantry with their variety of Beerenberg jams, spreads, and pastas. Order quality ingredients at the ready in your fridge like Portabello mushrooms and baby bocconcini (mozzarella balls). Fill up your freezer with their quality steaks and burger patties supplied by Raging Bull. And for complete meals, you can also order Shangri-La at Home meals such as the Laksarap Kit and Nenek Satay on their website while picking out groceries.

Gourmet Direct delivers everyday to Taguig, Mandaluyong, Makati, San Juan, Parañaque, Muntinlupa, and in select areas in Quezon City and Pasig. For orders and inquiries, visit their website here.

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Crate2Plate

A box order of assorted fruits, vegetables, and mushrooms | Photo from @crate2plate

It can be difficult to purchase produce online because there’s nothing like actually seeing and picking the products at the store and no one likes receiving bruised and misshapen fruits and vegetables. But luckily, in these cautionary times, Crate2Plate offers quality fruits, greens, as well as organic pantry goods like adlai, honey, and moringa powder. Their fruit selection ranges from the usual mangoes and lemons to more select picks such as cherries and peaches from the US.

Crate2Plate offers same-day delivery to every corner of Metro Manila. For orders and inquiries you can visit their website or contact them via 0917-892-6473 on Viber.

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Deli PH

Chilean Coho Salmon Fillet | Photo from @deli.ph

An across the board grocery delivery site, Deli PH is a one-stop shop for quality ingredients such as Wagyu beef, whole duck, Chilean salmon, unagi, as well as some liquor selections. Their Asian Deli section offers Mazendo pork dumplings, Har Gow shrimp dumplings, and jumbo scallops (with roe and shell).

Deli PH offers same-day delivery in Metro Manila from Monday to Saturday. For orders and inquiries, visit their website here.

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Also read: Gourmet At Home: 6 Hotels In Metro Manila That Deliver Signature Dishes Right To Your Doorstep

Wild Caught PH

Tuna Sashimi | Photo from @wildcaughtph

Specializing in all flavors from the sea, Wild Caught PH practices sustainability with how they source their fish while maintaining their high-quality. Products range from whole and cleaned catch such as octopus, Lapu-Lapu, and baby cuttlefish. They also offer sashimi-grade tuna (also available in cubes for poke bowls), organic black tiger shrimp (available whole or peeled and deveined), and clams.

Wild Caught PH delivers within Metro Manila and some areas outside. Orders and inquiries can be made through their Facebook and Instagram accounts.

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Rare Food Shop

Boneless Angus Beef Ribeye | Photo from @rarefoodshop

This e-store focuses in all types of meat from beef, pork, lamb, and even plant-based alternatives. Rare Food Shop is also the exclusive distributor of Bolzico beef, along with other meat choices such as preserved deli meats from Txanton. For the non-meat eaters, their fare also includes Beyond Burger and Omni Pork.

Rare Food Shop delivers nationwide. For orders and inquires, visit their website here.

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Bukid Fresh

Butternut Squash | Photo from @bukidfresh

If local produce is what you’re craving for, best to get it from Bukid Fresh that supports smallholder local farmers as well as operating in an environmentally conscious manner. Their product roster changes weekly depending on the harvest of their farmers, the website updates its product list every Monday afternoon. Orders are then taken until Thursday and are shipped Saturday (Wednesday for late orders). Although rotating each week, their product listing is still vast from highland to lowland vegetables, salad greens, grains, herbs, and fruits.

Bukid Fresh delivers twice a week (Every Wednesday and Saturday) to Muntinlupa, Las Piñas, Parañaque, Pasay, Manila, Taguig, Makati, Pateros, San Juan, Pasig, Mandaluyong, and Southern Quezon City. For orders and inquiries, visit their website here.

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Healthy Options

Tarts made with Organic Coconut Flour | Photo from @healthyoptionsph

It’s no question that Healthy Options has been a reliable source for healthier choices in groceries, supplements, and farm produce. They’ve been operating their delivery services over the entirety of lockdown and continue to do so over GCQ for the entirety of Luzon. Their Baking Therapy breads are a must-try for gluten-free options and sustainable baked goods.

Healthy Options delivers to every city in Luzon. Visit their website for orders and inquiries.

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