Things seem to be inching closer to a “return to normalcy,” with Gov. Doug Ducey lifting restrictions on elective surgery as of Friday, May 1.
Still, the main parts of Ducey’s March 30 stay-home order remain in place.
Meaning: No eating in restaurants, just yet.
Even so, La Loma Mexican Grille is making a comeback for Cinco de Mayo.
After being closed for weeks, La Loma will be open for takeout from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. starting Tuesday, May 5 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 9).
“The Martinez family has been serving the West Valley since 1958 and sincerely miss and appreciate our long-time loyal customers and look forward to seeing them soon, as well as new faces,” Margie Martinez said.
La Loma is at 4900 N. Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park.
Phone in your order at 623-935-0981.
•Also in Litchfield Park, Old Pueblo Cafe will serve up Cinco de Mayo family packs: a dozen tamales (option of green chili chicken, red chili pork, green chili pork or corn with chili strips and cheese); a dozen tacos (asada, green chili pork and al pastor with tortillas, cilantro, onions, limes and a house-roasted salsa); rice, beans, house salad and a liter of margarita for $85.
Pre-order by May 1.
Old Pueblo is at 102 N. Old Litchfield Road; 623-935-5059.
•Dino’s Greek and Italian Grill just received another “A” rating from Maricopa County.
Dino’s, 1550 N. Dysart Road, Goodyear, 623-535-8380, is open from 4 to 8 p.m. daily for takeout, curbside and delivery.
•Chemical Guys is normally in the car care business. But the chain, which has a location in Avondale, launched two new sanitizing products, OnHand Antibacterial Hand Sanitizing Soap and EightyAid Alcohol Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer.
“Chemical Guys will be donating these new essential supplies in local markets to first responders, law enforcement, and health-care workers,” said a release.
“After these deliveries to first responders are made, consumers will be able to find these products on the Chemical Guys website and via curbside pickup from Detail Garage retail locations.”
Detail Garage is open for business at 1467 N. Dysart Road, Avondale.