It might come as a surprise to some, but D.C. is gaining a rep as an incubator for creative, innovative startups, and our new favorite among them is ScratchDC. Founded by foodies, the company's mission is simple: Inspire at-home cooks by delivering boxes of neatly packaged, prepped ingredients to create a complete meal for two, all priced between $25 and $29. The meals are anything but basic — think Thai green curry chicken, vegetarian paneer makhani, rosemary balsamic flank steak — but the instructions are simple, and everything you need is included.
We were lucky enough to try last week's blackened fish tacos with avocado-cabbage slaw, and they were ahhhmazing. Plus, how genius is it that you can order each day's unique meal online, choose your delivery time, and whip up an awesome dinner without ever having to step foot into a grocery store? If you're down to try it — and we heartily suggest doing so — we've got a special deal for you: Use the promo code R29DC and save 15% on your order. Bon appetit!
Photo: Courtesy of scratchDC