Are you missing a taste of home, or do you want to send a tasty gift to a long-distance loved one? We’ve got you covered. The South has a variety of renowned restaurants that can send their delicious offerings just about anywhere in the country. Take a look at these iconic Southern eateries (in no particular order) that ship!
Location: Nashville, TN
More info: lovelesscafe.com
Nashville’s famed Loveless Cafe still uses its biscuit recipe from when it opened its doors 70+ years ago. We recommend ordering their heat-n-eat biscuits with classic breakfast meats and preserves. The beloved biscuits arrive frozen in a tray of 15, and the process is as simple – just brush on a little butter and heat them! Top them with your favorite Loveless Cafe preserves, and enjoy them with their country ham or applewood smoked bacon to complete the Southern home-cooking experience. Order yours HERE.
Location: New Orleans, LA
More info: commanderspalace.com
A New Orleans restaurant dynasty for over a century, Commander’s Palace delivers classic Creole and Cajun cuisine. Can’t make it to Crescent City? No worries, Commander’s Palace can deliver its dishes wherever you are. The offerings do not include the entire menu, but you can order some of their most popular items, such as the legendary seafood gumbo, turtle soup, and shrimp and grits HERE.
Willie Mae’s Scotch House
Location: New Orleans, LA
More info: williemaesnola.com
Strikingly crispy on the outside and perfectly juicy on the inside, Willie Mae’s fried chicken is nationally recognized as the best fried chicken in America. Their spicy secret recipe attracts multitudes of fried chicken lovers for a taste. If you haven’t had the chance to dine at their brick-and-mortar location, order the mouthwatering fried chicken and Southern sides to be enjoyed at home HERE.
Location: Spartanburg, SC
More info: carolinescakes.com
Caroline’s Cakes is a bakery based in Spartanburg, SC, known primarily for its luscious layer cakes made from cherished family recipes. The sinfully southern seven-layer caramel cake is a must-order and includes moist layers of classic yellow cake with liquid gold caramel icing. Get yours HERE.
Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit
Location: Charleston, SC
More info: calliesbiscuits.com
Hosting the whole family? Order a box of Callie’s Hot Little Biscuits for your get-together. Try the ‘Charleston Cravings’ sampler box filled with sweet and savory biscuits, including cheese and chive, cinnamon, classic buttermilk, and more. The box also comes with traditional pimento cheese and blackberry jam. Order your favorites HERE.
Joe’s Stone Crab
Location: Miami, FL
More info: joesstonecrab.com
For as long as anyone can remember, no visit to Miami has been complete without dining at Joe’s Stone Crab. Ideal for an anniversary or special occasion, you can celebrate the moment with a ready-made feast of Joe’s famous Stone Crab claws served alongside their signature mustard sauce. The delivery comes complete with a mallet, cocktail forks, and bibs, making it an authentic dining experience to remember. Order yours HERE.
Location: Austin, TX
More info: franklinbbq.com
Franklin’s Barbecue is arguably the OG pioneer of the modern craft barbecue movement. Today, Aaron Franklin has become an international barbecue celebrity, and his barbecue remains at the top of its game. Skip the hours-long wait and order their juicy brisket and flavorful housemade sausage directly to your abode. One taste, and you’ll understand why this is the most sought-after barbecue in America. Order it HERE.
Leopold’s Ice Cream
Location: Savannah, GA
More info: leopoldsicecream.com
A Savannah tradition, Leopold’s has been serving ice cream for over 100 years. The ice cream shop and soda fountain remain a downtown Savannah landmark, and their super creamy scoops attract locals and tourists alike. From the signature butter pecan and lemon custard ice creams to flavors like honey almond & cream and vegan mint chocolate chip, Leopold’s ice creams are carefully packaged and arrive right at your doorstep! Order HERE.
Location: Miami, FL
More info: versaillesrestaurant.com
Versailles became a hangout for Miami’s Cuban exiles upon its 1971 opening, and it remains a cornerstone of the community today. It may be the most well-known restaurant in the entire city! The Cuban sandwich kit provides everything you’ll need to make Miami’s official sandwich at home: soft house-baked Cuban-style bread, slow-roasted pork, sweet glazed ham, imported Swiss cheese, pickles, and mustard. Grab your kit HERE.
Location: LaGrange & Brenham, TX
More info: weikels.com
Kolaches are Czech pastries that became Texas roadside treats when immigrants brought them over. Now, you can find traditional kolaches and kolaches with a Texas twist throughout the Lonestar state. Weikel’s award-winning versions are available for shipping, including their most popular flavors: cream cheese, apple, cherry, and poppy seed. Get yours HERE.
Here’s to enjoying fabulous Southern cuisine without having to leave your home!
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