Dine in or grab a dessert at the Gaston Avenue store.

To-go food too often means greasy low-grade meat inside some sort of bun or shell. And even when the food is OK, you could end up with the type of meal that doesn’t translate well to the Styrofoam box, so that when you get it home, it’s cold and ugly and leaking.

But it so doesn’t have to be that way. Not when you have places like Two Sisters To-Go in the neighborhood. Two Sisters has been around for a long time. I know them for two things: catering parties for hosts with good judgment, and the lemon bars they sold at the Monticello store back in the 90s when I worked a few doors down. Those dang lemon bars were my secret addiction.

I recently rekindled my relationship with the sisters—Connie Chantilis and Rosanne Herskind—as they were promoting their dinner delivery service. They sent over some samples, which I took home to rave reviews from the family.

Take, for example, the classic grilled veggie/chicken enchiladas with Spanish rice and black bean corn salad. Once reheated the enchiladas were melty and tender, stuffed with fresh veggies and shredded chicken, and I don’t know what they put into this rice, but it was tangy and soft and I could not stop eating it. The black bean corn salad, we ate cold. It could work as a dip for sturdy chips or crackers, or you could just eat the whole bowl with a fork. This is but one example of many dinners Two Sisters delivers during the week.

Pear and goat cheese salad

Each delivery day features a chef-created price-fixed menu and a classic family favorite menu (dinner for four is $35.99, dinner for 2 is $24.99) to your home or office between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Call our to-go stores to place your order by 3 p.m. the prior day. (Gaston 214.821.4343 Monticello 214.526.1188). Now you can also e-mail dinner delivery with your questions, comments, orders and find out our upcoming menus by emailing delivery@twosisterscatering.com. Sign up here for daily menu notices.

No need for to-go dinner? You can also grab lunch at either store: 2633 Gaston Ave or 3111 – C Monticello. Oh, and (thankfully or cursedly) they still serve those fantastic lemon bars and have since the early days added even more unbelievable desserts.

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