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People Can Text Clarkston-Based Refuge Coffee for a Neighborhood Caffeine Delivery

Refuge Coffee delivers coffee within 20 miles of its Clarkston location — plus, Roswell’s Table & Main is offering free meals to those in need

Refuge Coffee
Beth McKibben is the editor and staff reporter for Eater Atlanta and has been covering food and cocktails locally and regionally for over 12 years.

As the novel coronavirus continues to dominate restaurant news here, Eater Atlanta plans to provide brief news roundups each morning of COVID-19-related fundraisers and free meals for those in need, interesting takeout opportunities and cool food popups, virtual events to attend, and other dining intel for readers to consider.

Text for coffee delivery from Refuge Coffee

Refuge Coffee Co. is offering scheduled coffee deliveries via its food truck within 20 miles of the shop’s Clarkston location. The activist-driven coffee company provides job training and opportunities for Atlanta’s refugee community at its Clarkston and Sweet Auburn locations. People interested in having coffee delivered straight to their neighborhood or office can text “truck” to 678-613-4670. General manager and Syrian refugee Ahmad Alzoukani will be in touch to gather location details and arrange a time for the truck to arrive for a 30-minute mobile coffee break. Please remember to tip generously.

Drive-through service and delivery is also available at the Clarkston shop. Order online. Pickup and delivery available at the Sweet Auburn shop. Order online.

The bright red Refuge Coffee truck parked along a tree-lined street with four people in sweaters and coats talking and sipping coffee in a socially distant circle in the street Refuge Coffee Co.

Table & Main becomes Table & Aid

Roswell-based Southern restaurant Table & Main is providing hot meals to people in need, no questions asked. Meals include a protein, starch, and vegetable, along with fresh fruit and juice or milk. Meals are available Tuesday through Sunday, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and are first come, first served. The Canton Street restaurant has already served over 3,100 meals to those in need. Owner Ryan Pernice says people can donate money to help Table & Main continue offering the free meal program by sending a check care of Table & Main to 1028 Canton Street, Roswell, Georgia, 30075 or via Venmo (ryan-pernice).

A meal for Table & Aid featuring roast turkey breast, roasted zucchini, and shoestring potatoes
A meal for Table & Aid featuring roast turkey breast, roasted zucchini, and shoestring potatoes
Table & Main

Cold brew coffee donations to local hospitals

Atlanta-based Coffee Man Cold Brew company is donating bottles of cold brew coffee to healthcare workers at area hospitals. People can purchase a $3 cold brew bottle online to donate to specific hospitals. So far, Coffee Man has already delivered 347 cold brew coffee bottles to Northside Cherokee and Northside Atlanta. People can also purchase cold brew and other merch from the online store.

Coffee Man Cold Brew

Virtual beer talk with SweetWater’s head brewer

Taco Mac hosts SweetWater Brewing Company’s head brewer Nick Nock and Atlanta-based beer writer Ale Sharpton for a virtual beer discussion and Q&A on Monday, April 20, at 6 p.m. RSVP here. Space is limited.

Stay home if sick. Check the Georgia Department of Public Health website for guidance and twice-daily updates on the latest number of reported COVID-19 cases.

SweetWater Brewing Company

195 Ottley Drive Northeast, , GA 30324 (770) 876-0251 Visit Website

Taco Mac

1006 North Highland Avenue Northeast, , GA 30306 (404) 873-6529 Visit Website

Refuge Coffee Co.

4170 East Ponce de Leon Avenue, , GA 30021 (470) 518-4614 Visit Website

Table & Main

1028 Canton Street, , GA 30075 (678) 869-5178 Visit Website