Executive chef Phil Bryant and the gang at The Local Craft Food & Drink are jazzing up lunch options with an all new deliveryoption and a cool Brown Baggin’ It at The Local offering, both officially launchingMonday, June 8, 2015.

Offered Monday – Friday, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (lunch only), The Local Craft Food & Drinks’ delivery will be handled through Delivery Dudes, a local online third party delivery service. Orders can be placed during delivery hours, or in advance, through the company’s website: www.deliverydudes.com. A link to order from Bryant’s rotating menu of tantalizing snacks, salads, sandwiches and plates will be displayed on the Delivery Dudes site. Dish possibilities include, Snacks ($3-$10) such as the Mc’Disco – creamy housemade pimento cheese on a pressed potato roll; or Pulled Hen & Buttermilk Dumplings with Vidalia onions, fresh greens and Parmesan gravy; Salads ($13-$14) including Romaine & Short Rib Vaca Frita Caesar with white anchovy and bacon Caesar dressing; Sandwiches ($11-$17) such as Filet O’ Crispy Catfish – perfectly hot and crunchy with fennel tartar, pickles, lettuce and tomato on a soft roll; or Uncle Phil’s Steak ‘n’ Cheese –marinated flank steak, oyster mushrooms, grilled onions and “da whiz” on an Amoroso’s Roll; and Big Plates ($18-$22) including the Fried Georgia Chicken Basket served alongside hand cut fries, house hot sauce, Southern cornbread and country ham reduction; or the Local Catch of The Day — boiled peanut and pole bean succotash, smokey tomatoes, ragged jack kale, pimento vinaigrette. The delivery zone is from SW 8th street south to SW 88th (Kendall Drive) and SW 57thavenue (Red Road) east to SW 37th avenue (Douglas). A delivery charge of $5 (cash payment) or $7 (credit card payment) will be assessed to each order.

For those who want to get out of the office, but are still in a hurry, Bryant and his team are offering their innovative new Brown Baggin’ It at The Local. A two-course lunch priced at $20 per person, Brown Baggin’ It will allow diners to choose a starter that will come out from the kitchen immediately, along with a sandwich that will be delivered, ready to go with the check, in a brown bag while they’re enjoying their first course. Guests can be in and out in 15 minutes if in a rush, or rip open the bag and enjoy it there, a la old school sandwich shop, if preferred. As with his regular menu, Bryant’s Brown Baggin’ It options will rotate based on what comes in fresh from local farms and purveyors.

Happily serving those who can linger, The Local Craft Food & Drink is also launching a weekly Hump Day Happy Hour from noon-7 p.m. every Wednesday and late-night In-The-Biz Happy Hour from 11 p.m.-2 a.m. They are also still offering their regular Monday-Friday 4 p.m.–7 p.m. Happy Hour; all the aforementioned feature select beers, wines and cocktails at half-price.