Gourmet On The Go: The Haute 5 Take-Out Spots in NYC

From $900 caviar to butternut squash puree, cozy up at home with these delectable treats from Haute 5 take-out.

Peppe Rosso To Go

Fast and efficient, snag a piping hot pasta from Pepe Rosso To Go on the way to your final destination. With the tech-savvy in mind pre-order en route with a special app on your iPhone, before popping into this vision of Tuscany with all the amenities of fresh grated Parmesan and high grade olive oil.

Mouth watering menu specials such as gnocchi with spinach and Gorgonzola, Fusilli with chopped tomatoes and arugula, and a classic spaghetti bolognese await you.

If you aren’t in the Soho area, sister spots Pepe Giallo offers convenience in Chelsea, and Pepe Verde in the West Village, and various Pepe versions throughout the rest of Manhattan.

Pepe Rosso To Go
,149 Sullivan St, New York 212.677.4555

Russ & Daughter’s

For a fine brunch or evening at home of fantastic caviar, mouth melting salmon, and perfectly salted smoked fish, swing by Russ & Daughters in the Lower East Side.

This New York Institution has been run by four generations of the Russ family since 1914. Purveyors of the highest quality smoked fish, caviar, and specialty foods, Russ & Daughters is a palatable tradition.

Over a 100 years of caviar expertise, enjoy your 500g of American Osetra at $895 in confidence. With a nickname like “The Louvre of Lox,” enjoy a wide selection of world-renowned smoked and cured salmon. The Private Stock Surgeon is the highest grade of smoked sturgeon available and so private that customers have to make a special request for it.

“Russ & Daughters occupies that rare and tiny place on the mountaintop reserved for those who are not just the oldest and the last — but also the best.” – Anthony Bourdain

Russ & Daughters, 179 E. Houston Street, New York  (212) 475-4880


Realign your chakras at this feel good delivery/takeout hotspot while stimulating all five senses. With two locations, one in the West Village and another Upper East Side, choose from Gobo’s menu offering of sensational vegetarian treats. Five spice tofu rolls with mango puree, homemade veggie burger with yam fries, polished off with a multi-layered chocolate cake dusted with green tea are a few favorites.

Zagat rated and Michelin Guide 2010 recommended rest assured this all natural cuisine has passed the tests.

Gobo West Village, 401 Avenue of the Americas, New York (212) 255-3242
Gobo Upper East Side, 1426 3 Avenue, New York (212) 288-5099


A restaurant built with delivery in mind, Olive’s offers freshly prepared food for the purpose of take away. Order online or just stop by.

The menu changes seasonally and features daily specials, with a focus on wholesome salads, hearty soups, sandwiches and homemade baked goods. Offerings such as grilled yellowfin tuna salad with watercress and tomato on seven grain bread, butternut squash puree with nutmeg cream, and banana baby cake with chocolate truffle center make an epicures perfect treat at home.

Olive’s 120 Prince Street New York, (212) 941 – 0111

Blue Ribbon Bakery Market

With a menu strictly to go, this all time favorite offers assorted meats, fish, veggies, cheese and butters as well as complete picnic baskets perfect for your co-op dining table.

An upscale version of KFC bucket, for $200 the Fried Chicken Feast offers Cajun Spiced Fried Chicken with Wasabi Honey and sides like Aged Manchego, and Egg Shooters to be sloshed down with fresh Arnold Palmers. The Westsider picnic basket has goodies like Country Pate and Pork Rillette, Smoke Trout, and Oatmeal Raisin and Honey Bread.

Blue Ribbon Bakery Market, 14 Bedford Street, New York (212) 647-0408