As we enter the Holiday season, all of us at Windy City Pizza and BBQ wish to thank all of you for the support and loyalty so many of you have shown by ordering lunches and dinners for takeout or delivery over the last nine (!) months of pandemic shutdown!
As we work hard to survive the temporary closing of the Windy City dining room and bar, every order makes a difference in keeping the doors open until we can safely welcome everyone back!
Third-Party Delivery Apps Take a Big Percentage of Our Takeout and Delivery Revenue
One hurdle to ensuring the survival of local restaurants is the fees third-party delivery services like DoorDash, UberEats and GrubHub charge for their services. It is no secret that those fees can add up to 30% of the check on many orders! Continue reading The Best Way to Order from Windy City Pizza and BBQ →
The Windy City Pizza and BBQ team continues to be deeply gratified and humbled by the strong support our San Mateo and Mid-Peninsula community has given us as we work through this global pandemic.
We are so heartened seeing the familiar faces of our long-term loyal regulars for “no contact” pick and curbside orders. And – to our delight – we are welcoming countless new customers, which inspires all of us during these tough times. This steady flow of business keeps the fires lit in our pizza oven and Texas BBQ pit!
Nothing is better than hearing that our pizza and BBQ are exactly the comfort food our customers crave as we all work through the unsettled environment caused by the pandemic. We promise to keep the fires lit! You keep ordering, and we’ll keep cooking! Continue reading Windy City Pizza and BBQ Summer COVID Service Update →
During the weeks of sheltering in place, folks are ordering food to take a break from cooking, and to support local restaurants like Windy City. We very much appreciate all the support we have received from our loyal customers. But it’s natural to be concerned about the safety of ordering in food while trying to practice social distancing to stay healthy.
As quoted in an April 13 article on the Food Network:
“Health authorities affirm that there is no evidence that food or food packaging is causing the spread of coronavirus,” said Tamika Sims, PhD, Director of Food Technology Communications at the International Food Information Council (IFIC).
These are the precautions Windy City is taking to ensure our customers are protected during no-contact order pickup:
Continue reading Ensuring Customer and Food Safety during the Coronavirus Crisis →
Farm Fresh Dining in San Mateo
When most people think “pizza restaurant,” farm-fresh dining doesn’t always come to mind. In addition to serving the most delicious pizza and BBQ in San Mateo, guests can also enjoy fresh salads in our dining room, on our patio, or with a pizza delivery. Our guests may not know this, but much of our produce is hand-picked every Saturday from the San Mateo Farmers’ Market. Continue reading Farm Fresh Salads from Windy City Pizza and BBQ →
Windy City Pizza and BBQ is THE Place to Be for The Big Game
There’s no doubt that Super Bowl Sunday is one of the best parties of the year. Make the most of it by enjoying Texas style BBQ and the best pizza in San Mateo with friends, fans and family. Here are the top 5 reasons to spend the Playoff games and Super Bowl Sunday at Windy City Pizza and BBQ. Continue reading 5 Reasons to Choose Windy City for the Playoffs and SB51 →
Windy City Pizza and BBQ Delivers Delicious Suggestions!
Produce gets exciting in summer, especially if you have access to a farmer’s market. When you put the newest fresh ingredients into your salads, you bring summer to your table. Here are a few suggestions for enlivening your summer salads and bringing farm-fresh dining to your table. Continue reading Farm-Fresh Dining: Salad Toppings to Try This Summer →