March 31, 2020 – Poppy Hall’s weekly email menu is craveable enough to trigger a saliva spill. This week’s multicolored installment peddles treats like baked rock cod with roasted cauliflower and braised short rib with grainy mustard whipped potatoes and glazed parsnips. The details are clean and concise: Orders happen online at PoppyHallPG.com by 3:30pm (where simple appetizer and soup possibilities also appear), pickups go 5-7pm, and $30 includes a “Lil’ Poppy Salad” and a chocolate chip cookie.
For a restaurant that had historically done absolutely zero takeout, ever, as recently as two weeks ago, Poppy Hall has assembled a pretty slick system.
It wasn’t always so pretty.
Michaela Kuenster is a Poppy Hall hostess and server now turned self-described “takeout wrangler” and part of a skeleton crew that stars … Read More