Celebrate the holiday with curbside barbecue and ready-to-grill meal kits from these local restaurants.
Note: Please check each restaurant’s website or social media for the latest details.
This weekend, get your grill ready for chicken and paneer skewers with veggies. Turmeric-marinated sea bass is also available. Ready-to-grill meal kits come with watermelon chaat, Indian-style street corn, cumin rice, naan, and mint chutney. Email email@example.com to place your order. $35 to $45 for two people, Available for pickup at the Anaheim and Irvine locations and the Friday Artisan Pop-Up at OC Baking Company in Orange, adyaoc.com
In time for the holiday, the restaurant launched ready-to-grill Lebanese barbecue kits. Meals include kebobs, roasted veggies, garlic sauce, zaatar pita chips and pita bread, and your choice of hummus, baba ganoush, or muhammara ($39). A $59 meal includes extra dip, grape leaves, and cheese taquitos. At Irvine Spectrum Center, 949-536-5008, falasophy.com
Family packs include the fried chicken bucket (eight pieces) with two large sides and Nana’s signature cornbread ($20). Get your choice of two entrees with four sides, house salad, and cornbread ($35 for two people). The Family Feast Special includes eight pieces of fried chicken, six pieces of fried catfish, four sides, house salad, and cornbread ($50 for four people). At Anaheim Packing House, 440 S. Anaheim Boulevard, Anaheim, 714-906-1900, georgias-restaurant.com
Haven Craft Kitchen + Bar
Chef Craig Brady offers a meal kit featuring a 36-ounce stout-braised pulled pork shoulder with cumin cilantro slaw, potato and green bean salad with bacon vinaigrette, and four Portuguese buns from OC Baking Company. $49 for four people, 190 S. Glassell St., Orange, 714-221-0680, havencraftkitchen.com
Khan Saab Desi Craft Kitchen
The Fullerton newcomer is offering a family takeout barbecue kit with your choice of smoked beef kebob, Malai chicken tikka, or Afghani Seekh kebob, and served with vegetable biryani. All phone orders get a 10 percent discount. $50 for four people, 229 E. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, 714-853-1081, khansaaboc.com
Lido Bottle Works
The weekend barbecue kit includes 1-pound chimichurri-marinated Prime flank steak, four garlic-herbed marinated shrimp skewers, four white corn on the cobs, potato salad, summer gem salad, and chocolate chip cookies. $60 for four people, 3408 Via Oporto, Newport Beach, 949-529-2784, lidobottleworks.com/product/weekend-bbq-kit/
Old Vine Kitchen & Bar
The family-style feast includes pork short ribs with strawberry serrano barbecue sauce and sides of elote slaw and twice-baked corn bread ($75 for four people). For dessert, indulge in a fresh strawberry pie ($40 for six people). Order in advance for pickup on Sunday or Monday. 2937 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714-545-1411, oldvinekitchenbar.com/heat-serve-meals
The Memorial Day meal package includes a large organic butter lettuce and herbed goat cheese salad, two 8-ounce herb grilled Faroe Island salmon filets with Valencia orange gastrique, two 24-ounce Double R Ranch ribeye steaks, large sides of rustic mashed potatoes and sautéed farmers market vegetables, and housemade oatmeal raisin cookies. Order in advance for pickup on Sunday or Monday. Just grill or reheat to serve. $169 for six people, 2001 Westcliff Drive, Newport Beach, 949-287-6807, oleanewportbeach.com
On top of takeout cocktails, chef Cathy Pavlos is also offering grill kits with your choice of Santa Maria-style smoked pork tenderloin, marinated chicken breast, and dark beer-poached bratswurst ($36 for two people, $68 for four people). These include a choice of two sides such as borracho baked beans and potato salad. Top your meal off with housemade peanut butter cookie and chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwiches ($7). 2531 Eastbluff Drive, Newport Beach, 949-718-0477, provenanceoc.com
Take home barbecue grill kits with items to make barbecue tacos al pastor, barbecue tacos asada, and barbecue chicken breast. Order by Saturday at 5 p.m. for pickup on Sunday. $40 to 50 for four people, 949-720-0980, Newport Beach; 714-505-6080, Irvine, tacorosa.com