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Local Restaurants & Businesses Offering To-Go, Curbside, or Delivery Service

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Here at NewsTalk WANI, we know that everyone is doing everything they can to mitigate the spreading of COVID-19. We also know how important it is to support our local businesses during a difficult time for everyone.

To make it easier for people to do both of those things, here is a list of restaurants that are offering to-go service, curbside pickup, or delivery. Also provided are the websites and phone numbers to contact.

We hope to continue to update this page with as many restaurants and businesses as possible.

There are two local delivery services you can use:

FetchMe Delivery: online, by phone (334-209-7730), or on their free mobile app

TigerTownToGo: online

If you see any mistake or know of any businesses that should be on this list, but are not, please email mpappas@aunetwork.com, so we can update the page.

RestaurantContact 1Contact 2
Acreacreauburn.com(onlineorderingcomingFriday) 334-246-3763
Ampersand334-274-7859
Amsterdam Caféamsterdamcafeauburn.com 334-826-8181
Angel's Antiques & Flea Mall334-745-3221angelsantiquemall@gmail.com
Another Broken Egg334-521-4010All orders discounted 20%
Arricia Cucina334-844-5140www.aricciacucina.com
Barberitos334-887-9838
Baumhower's Victory Grille334-246-4180
Big Blue Bagel334-501-2245
Big Mike’s Steakhouse Auburn334-209-1975
Bistro To Go334-209-1690
Bizilia's Cafe334-826-0080www.tigertowntogo.com/r/260/restaurants/delivery/Deli/Bizilias-Cafe-Auburn
Block and Barrel334-821-4070
Bow & Arrowbowandarrowbbq.com 334-246-2546
Brick Oven Pizza334-745-0223
Buffalo Wild Wingsbuffalowildwings.com 334-741-0989
Burn Nutrition334-209-1880
Butcher Paper BBQ334-748-9008www.butcherpaperbbq.com
Byron’s Smokehouse334-887-9981
Café 123334-737-0069
Chicken Salad Chick (Auburn)chickensaladchick.com/auburn 334-821-7770
Chicken Salad Chick (Opelika)chickensaladchick.com/Opelika/ 334-203-1449
Country’s Barbecue334-821-8711
Cup and Saucerthecupandsaucer.biz/ 334-209-4558
Drive-by Tacosdrivebytacos.com(fordailylocations) 334-203-4178
Eighth & Rail334-745-5456
Fratelli’s Ristorante Italiano334-209-6363
Gigi's Cupcakes of Auburn-Opelika334-275-4331www.gigiscupcakesusa.com
GNC (Tigertown)334-704-0042www.gnc.com
Good Karmaaugoodkarma.com334-246-3144
Good Ol’ Boys334-826-3900
Gourmet Tiger334-821-9222
Greens & Beans334-329-9616www.greensandbeans.net
Guthries Auburn & Opelika LocationsDrive-Thru
Hamilton’s (Ogletree)334-329-5886
Hamilton’s (Magnolia)334-887-2677
Highway 80 Barn334-745-5217
HoneyBaked Ham Company334-741-8411
Irish Bred Pubchris.irishbredopelika@gmail.com 334-363-2235
Jefferson's Opelika334-745-6927
Jersey Mikes (Auburn)jerseymikes.com/12019 334-591-6600
Jersey Mikes (Tigertown)jerseymikes.com/12004 334-705-7827
Jim Bob’s (1st Ave location)334-742-9655www.jimbobschickenfingers.com
Jim Bob’s (Tigertown)334-741-4001www.jimbobschickenfingers.com
Jim 'N Nick's334-246-5197
John Emerald Distilling Company334-737-5353
Johnny Brusco's (Moores Mill)johnnybruscos.com/location/auburnmooresmillrd/ 334-826-0535
Johnny Brusco's (Auburn)johnnybruscos.com/location/auburn/ 334-826-0055
Kabuki Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar334-759-7575www.kabukiopelika.com
La Cantina334-203-1418
Laredo334-826-2724
Little CaesarsFreeDeliveryforOnlineOrdersof$10ormore
Longhorn Steakhouse334-705-8800www.longhornsteakhouse.com
Lucy’slucysauburn.com 334-521-0391
Ma’Fia’s334-745-6266
Mama Mocha’s Coffee (Auburn) (Contact only for roasted beans)334-707-7946www.mamamocha.com
Mama Mocha’s Coffee (Opelika) (Contact only for roasted beans)334-707-9325www.mamamocha.com
Mannthey Motor Works, LLC334-737-6350www.manntheymotorworks.com
Marcos Pizza (all locations)Call Ahead Ordering
McAlisters334-502-0101
Medical Arts Pharmacy334-745-5756
Mellow Mushroommellowmushroom.com/location/al-auburn-128-n-college-st-36830/ 334-887-6356
Mikata334-821-5305
MK’s Kitchen334-749-6989
Moe's Original BBQ (Bent Creek)334-329-7049
Moe's Southwest Grill (Tigertown)order.moes.com 334-749-8156
Moe's Southwest Grill (Downtown Auburn)order.moes.com 334-466-8035
Newk’s Eatery (Tigertown)334-749-0011
Newk’s Eatery (Auburn)334-821-5954
Niffer’s Opelika Road334-821-3118
Niffer's on the Tracks334-787-5989
Olive Gardenolivegarden.com 334-749-1255
One Bike Coffee334-521-7668
Outback Steakhouseoutback.com 334-741-4014
Panda Express334-844-1818
Philly Connection334-887-3996
Piazza Roman Pizzapiazzaroman.com 334-826-9180
Red Clay Brewing Company334-737-5409www.redclaybrewingcompany.com
Resting Pulse Brewing Company334-203-1364
Rock N Roll334-329-5100
Royal DonerRoyalDonerAuburn.com 334-209-1426
Savanh Thai Kitchen334-246-3088
Smoothie King Bent Creek and S. CollegeOnline Ordering on their App
Southern Crossing & All Aboard334-618-1728 / 334-703-3273www.southerncrossingopelika.com
Sushi Bistro334-329-5113www.sushi-bistro.com
Sushi Hero334-209-2988
Susie K’s334-737-6065
Sword & Skillet310-800-8248
Tacorita334-758-0844
Takoyaki Restaurant334-363-2943takoyakirestaurant@gmail.com
Taziki's (Opelika)334-759-6225www.tazikiscafe.com
TCBY334-826-8828
The Bean (Cinnamon Rolls only, Curbside only)thebeancoffeeshop.com
The Coffee Cat334-744-1953
The Depot (Curbside Bottle Service)allaboardauburn.com/online-ordering/the-depot/menu/order-settings 334-521-5177
The Houndthehound-auburn.com 334-246-3300
The Mason Jar334-734-0270
The Waverly Local334-539-6077
Venditori’s334-826-7360
Ware's Jewelers (Auburn)334-821-7375www.warejewelers.com
Ware's Jewelers (Opelika)334-749-5005www.warejewelers.com
Yum Yumsyumyumstogo.com 334-209-2011
Zaxby's (Frederick Rd, Opelika)334-749-9733
Zoner'szonerspizza.com 334-246-3179

The View from the Couch: ‘Men in Black: International’

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“About the Movie” from the Official Men in Black: International Website:

“The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe.  In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.”

The View from MY Couch: 

Let’s start with the positive. Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley, The Big Sick) voices Pawny, and he is the best part of the movie. Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Fat Thor) and Tessa Thompson (Thor: Ragnarok, Creed, Sorry to Bother You) have rather good chemistry as Agents H and M. Liam Neeson (Taken, Take 2, Taken 3) and Emma Thompson (Late Night, Beauty and the Beast) give performances that you would expect based on their career history. Most of the aliens are creative and look good.

Now, the negative. This movie was not very good. It starts very slow, and then the rest is just pretty boring. There is one decent fight scene, and one kind of okay chase scene. From the first scene of the movie, you know exactly how the movie is going to climax. Then, after the characters hold you by the hand and walk you to the big “twist”, the big climax/fight scene fall way short, in both time and excitement.

Every funny part of the movie is in the trailer (except everything that Nanjiani says made me laugh, as I write this I realize that I might just think he has a funny sounding voice). Speaking of the trailer, I saw it probably 25 times in the last month. The movie seems like an extended trailer. A two-hour-long trailer for a good Men in Black movie.

Recommendation:

This movie has 5 bonified movie stars. Hemsworth, Thompson, Nanjiani, Neeson, and Thompson. The movie overall is pretty disappointing, but the stars are reason enough to see the movie.  I would not recommend spending the money to see it in the BigD, IMAX, or any sort of large format screen. It isn’t a typical summer blockbuster, but it is enjoyable enough for a weekend movie night.

 

This movie does NOT receive The CouchPaptato Stamp of Approval

View from the Couch Movie Review Archive

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This is an archive of the movies that have been graded by CouchPaptato. You can see more information on the Grading Scale go -> here.

Movies:

  • ‘Toy Story 4’: 94
  • ‘Rocketman’: 92
  • ‘Booksmart’: 92
  • ‘Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood’: 91
  • ‘Blinded by the Light’: 90
  • ‘Spider-Man: Far from Home’: 89
  • ‘Dora and The Lost City of Gold’: 89
  • ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’: 88
  • ‘Good Boys’: 88
  • ‘Ready or Not’: 88
  • ‘Always be my Maybe’: 87
  • ‘Long Shot’: 86
  • ‘Late Night’: 86
  • ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw’: 85
  • ‘John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum’: 85
  • ‘Captain Marvel’: 84
  • ‘The Lion King’: 83
  • ‘Hustlers’: 82
  • ‘Fast Five’: 81
  • ‘Shaft’ (2019): 80
  • ‘Pokemon: Detective Pikachu’: 75
  • ‘Aladdin’ (2019): 71
  • ‘Yesterday’: 70
  • ‘Stuber’: 68
  • ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ (2019): 65
  • ‘The Fast and The Furious’: 63
  • ‘Anna’: 60
  • The Secret Life of Pets 2‘: 55
  • ‘Brightburn’: 52
  • ‘Murder Mystery’: 50
  • ‘Ma’: 45
  • ‘Men in Black: International’: 40
  • ‘2 Fast 2 Furious’: 40
  • ‘The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift’: 40
  • ‘Little’: 37
  • ‘Smallfoot’: 36
  • ‘Dark Phoenix’: 30
  • ‘Fast & Furious’: 25
  • ‘The Hustle’: 20

 

The movies that are reviewed on newstalkwani.com are linked to their specific review.

View from the Couch Movie Reviews – Grading Scale

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All movies are rated out of a possible 100 points. I doubt any movie will get a 100/100. In my mind, that would mean that there is not a single thing wrong with the movie. A 100/100 is a perfect movie. I am doubtful it is possible to make a perfect movie. The general grading scale is as follows:

  • A: 90-99
    • An A movie is an incredible, extraordinary movie. A movie that is most likely an award contender. Not many movies make this mark.
  • B: 80-89
    • The B grade is the one with the most variance over the 10 points. A high B movie is one that is very, very good, very well made, and highly enjoyable. A solid B movie, one that would come in the mid-to-low-80 area, is a movie that was good, very enjoyable, and doesn’t have many issues.
  • C: 70-79
    • These movies have some sort of major issue, but they are still generally enjoyable throughout. It is very possible that another part of the movie helps it to overcome the major issue and that is why it landed here.
  • D: 60-69
    • If a movie gets a D, that generally means that I thought it was passable as a movie that I spent time seeing. I wasn’t thrilled that I saw the movie, but I wasn’t upset that I saw the movie. It passed my test but not by much.
  • F: 0-59
    • These are all the other movies. If a movie falls in this range, it is bad. How low the score is depends more on how many positive things you can say about the movie. The lowest scoring movies are probably going to be so bad they are kind of funny and worth watching.

The View from the Couch: The Secret Life of Pets 2

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Summary from The Secret Life of Pets Website:

Terrier Max (Patton Oswalt) is coping with some major life changes. His owner (Ellie Kemper) is now married and has a toddler, Liam. Max is so worried about protecting the boy that he develops a nervous tic. On a family trip to a farm, Max and mutt Duke (Eric Stonestreet) encounter canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a terrifying turkey, all of which only elevates Max’s anxiety. Luckily, Max gets some guidance from veteran farm dog Rooster (Harrison Ford, making his animated-film debut), who pushes Max to ditch his neuroses, find his inner alpha, and give Liam a little more freedom.

Meanwhile, while her owner is away, plucky Pomeranian Gidget (Jenny Slate) tries to rescue Max’s favorite toy from a cat-packed apartment with a little help from her feline friend, Chloe (Lake Bell), who has discovered the joys of catnip.

And crazy-but-cute bunny Snowball (Kevin Hart) gets delusions of grandeur that he’s an actual superhero after his owner Molly starts dressing him in superhero pajamas. But when Daisy (Tiffany Haddish), a fearless Shih Tzu, shows up to ask for Snowball’s help on a dangerous mission, he’ll have to summon the courage to become the hero he’s only been pretending to be.

Can Max, Snowball, Gidget and the rest of the gang find the inner courage to face their biggest fears?

The View from the Couch:

I was wildly disappointed with this movie. I know, I know: it’s a movie for kids, you have to watch it through that lens! I try. It wasn’t funny. It wasn’t fun. It was boring. I’m just going to walk through the synopsis above. Max the Terrier becomes an overprotective parent to Liam the human toddler. Who is this movie for? Children. Why is the main character’s main issue most relatable to parents? It sets the movie up to fail. Patton Oswald replaced Louis C.K. as the voice of Max. He does a fine job with a limited script and a limited character with a bad arc. The synopsis also clearly outlines three different storylines in the movie. That is what the movie is. Three different stories that do not seem to connect at all. Until they finally do in the last maybe 10 minutes of the movie. The “biggest fears” mentioned in the summary range from giving a three year old human child that some extra space to literal wolves trying to murder them.

This script for this movie isn’t very good. Kevin Hart’s voice acting is the best part of this movie. I think I laughed four times. I also think I was the only person in the theater that I heard laugh. There were so many questionable decisions made about the characters and the story that it takes away from what ended up being a pretty good message about overcoming fears. The best parts of the first movie were the pets interacting with each other and being friends. Those interactions are few and far between in this movie. Also, I understand that this is an animated movie for kids staring animals that can talk, but some of the things that happen are just ridiculous. The decision making by the animals is horrible.

I would not recommend seeing this movie in theaters. The only thing about this movie that really succeeded: it made me want a dog.

Score: 55/100