A coalition of restaurants is asking U.S. consumers to participate in “The Great American Takeout” on Tuesday, March 24, as the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continues.

The coalition said in a statement: “Because dine-in meals are no longer being served at most restaurants, delivery and pick-up are the only ways to support these struggling businesses.”

To participate in The Great American Takeout, the coalition is asking consumers to:

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  • Post on social media in advance of the event, encouraging friends and followers to take part with the Hashtag #TheGreatAmericanTakeout.

  • Engage friends, family and colleagues to support their local restaurants by ordering takeout meals.

  • Order delivery or pick-up for at least one meal on Tuesday, sharing photos on social media and tagging them with #TheGreatAmericanTakeout.

“After The Great American Takeout, Americans are encouraged to continue supporting local restaurants and industry employees by ordering takeout regularly throughout the weeks and months ahead,” the coalition said in a statement.

Participating restaurants in Moutainside:

  • Arirang Hibatchi Steakhouse

  • The Bake Zone

  • Bovella’s Bakery Cafe

  • Chrones Pizza

  • Diamatsu Sushi Bar

  • Dunkin’ Donuts

  • Famous Dave’s American BBQ

  • Mosaico

  • Moutainside Delicatessen

  • Prince’s Farm Stand

  • Publick House

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