Foodie parents know that Chicago is full of specialty shops
offering the finest artisanal foods, from meats and cheeses to
handmade pastas and baked goods. But who has time to drive from
store to store to buy them, especially given the city traffic and
Enter artizone.com, a new grocery delivery service that allows
home cooks to shop from different specialty food shops all on one
website. And the items are delivered to your door by the following
Founded by busy parents who love to cook, artizone.com is
already a hit in Dallas, where city residents shop from more than
20 local vendors and artisanal food producers. With its impressive
roster of specialty food shops, Chicago was the natural choice for
Artizone.com's second location.
"Chicago is known for its rich artisan food heritage and we're
excited to be able to expand the reach of these great specialty
food stores to the entire city and beyond," says Josh Harrison,
Artizone's director of business operations.
Among the local favorites available on the site are Gepperth's
Meat Market, Pasta Puttana, The Great American Cheese Collection,
Hagen's Fish Market, Green Grocer Chicago, Hendrickx Belgian
Bakery, Katherine Anne Confections and Italian Superior Bakery.
More vendors will be added every month.
In addition to online grocery shopping, artizone.com's site will
feature easy-to-make recipes from local food experts-who are also
parents-using ingredients available from artizone.com's online
vendors. See a recipe you like? You can automatically add all the
necessary ingredients to your shopping cart.
Artizone.com's website will also include a weekly meal planning
tool to streamline the shopping process and suggested pairings for
the different vendors' items.
So whether you are dying to try homemade sausages, fresh pasta
or a fine aged Gouda, you no longer have to block off an entire
afternoon to shop. Just open up your laptop and let artizone.com
bring the best of Chicago's food vendors to your door.
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