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This new delivery service lets you buy restaurant-quality meat and seafood directly from local suppliers

Virginia Gil
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Virginia Gil

Try placing an Instacart order and you’ll quickly notice we’ve all but ransacked our local stores with all of our stress baking and Tik-Tok–inspired whipped-coffee making. Eggs for your next carb creation? Ha! Chicken for tonight’s dinner? Good luck.

Before you consider hitting the black market for your next grocery delivery order, consider Miami Food Co.: a new local service that ships a variety of restaurant-grade meats and seafood straight to your door. Basically, it gives consumers access to the wholesale items previously destined for Miami’s restaurants—going straight from one freezer (the supplier’s) to another (yours at home).

Items are sold by the case (about 10 to 12 pounds each) but unlike bulk-buying stores like Costco, everything Miami Food Co. sells is vacuum-sealed and individually wrapped for easy storage and consumption later. And because you’re getting the food restaurants would normally buy, prices are low. Think savings from $2 to $5 less per pound of chicken, beef and seafood. The catch: there’s a minimum order amount of $100.

Delivery takes from 24 to 48 hours from when your order is placed, and it’s available pretty much everywhere in Miami-Dade, as far north as Aventura and as far south as Pinecrest. Delivery is $19.99 or free if you purchase more than $250.

Hundreds of dollars worth of meat might seem excessive but stocking up now could mean fewer trips to the grocery store and one less meltdown when Instacart inevitably screws up your order.

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