Potbelly starts selling sandwich fixings

The sandwich chain is offering presliced meats and cheeses, along with its bread and hot peppers, for curbside pickup and delivery.
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Potbelly Sandwich Shop started selling its sandwich fixings Tuesday, one of a number of restaurants that have made grocery items available for curbside pickup and delivery during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Potbelly Pantry is geared toward “hungry and housebound” shoppers and includes items such as presliced meats and cheeses in bulk, preportioned deli meat to make some of the chain’s most popular sandwiches, breads to be toasted at home, hot peppers, chips and bottled beverages, the chain said.

Items are available through the fast-casual chain’s digital channels. Potbelly is offering free delivery through Sunday.

Subway recently launched Subway Grocery, offering delivery of grocery essentials from its stores in several states while its dining rooms are shuttered. Offerings include virtually everything from Subway’s menu, in bulk form, including an 80-ounce bag of sliced banana peppers, a 2-pound bag of shredded mozzarella, a pack of egg patties and loaves of its bread.

And sandwich chain Jimmy John’s recently started selling loaves of its French bread for delivery.


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