Two little words offer big relief to those of us who strive to provide interesting, nutritious weekday dinners after a busy day — whether it’s spent in an office or behind the wheel of an SUV shuttling between school drop-offs and pick-ups, team practices, play rehearsals and sundry appointments.
The words undoubtedly also bring cheer to the family members whose role is simply to show up for those dinners, whether they're eaten around a table or at the kitchen counter!
Fortunately, New Canaan offers a terrific array of what could be called traditional take-out options: pizza from , or ; Asian specialties from , or , and prepared foods from , and — just to name a few.
To break out of the take out routine, why not bring home a complete dinner from one of New Canaan’s dining establishments that don’t immediately spring to mind when you’re thinking of a quick dinner fix?
While most restaurants don’t advertise "take out", most will be happy to prepare meals for you to pick up, if you call to inquire.
, and all offer their menus for at-home dining.
Chef Luis’s website does includes an online order form with a 10% discount off their menu prices. They ask for your preferred pick-up time or time of arrival at the train station.
Next time you’re hard-pressed to do- it-yourself for dinner, a quick stop after you get off the train, or one more stop on your last pick-up run can mean a welcome break in the weeknight routine.