Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Reader appreciation: Root & Bone and Fonda

[Photos by Stacie Joy]

Erin shares this two-fer of Avenue B neighbors via the EVG inbox...

I’d like to recommend both Root & Bone and Fonda during this difficult time. So grateful to both for being open and providing delicious food and drinks with safety and cleanliness.

Root & Bone has fed me delicious fried chicken — as well as bottled cocktails — multiple times now. Both were expertly packed with all the trimmings ... Their staff has been extremely friendly and warm in these difficult times, and have really gone the extra mile with customer care. They also have a takeout menu for the time being featuring some very affordable specials.

Fonda is a restaurant I meet friends in fairly regularly ... and the environment from the takeout window is still welcoming. They are continuing to serve all the classics with some special pricing on margaritas and guacamole for walk-up orders. Additionally, they are cleaner than a Swiss lab, making sure to wipe down even pens and the card reader between each use.

Fonda is at 40 Avenue B between Third Street and Fourth Street. They are open for takeout and delivery from 4 to 9 p.m. Root & Bone is at 200 E. Third St. near Avenue B. They are open for takeout and delivery from 5 to 9 p.m.

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Previously on EV Grieve:
Reader appreciation: Le Fournil Bakery

Reader appreciation: Abraço

Reader appreciation: Post

Reader appreciation: Zaragoza Mexican Deli & Grocery

Reader appreciation: Barnyard Cheese Shop

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