Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that restaurants and bars must close, with exceptions for takeout and delivery, effective tonight at 10 p.m. Theaters, health clubs, spas and massage establishments also must close. Mass gatherings of more than 50 people are prohibited. See the Mayor’s Order here.
At the 4 p.m. press conference, the mayor also urged residents not to hoard food and supplies and to purchase only what their family needs for two weeks.
The Hill Rag has a helpful list of Local Restaurants Offering Pickup/Delivery, which includes neighborhood favorites like Emilie’s, Mr. Henry’s and Cava Mezze.
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