Self-isolation is the new norm but that doesn’t mean you can't indulge in some goodies. Several shops around the city are still open for business, however, you will have to order takeout or delivery. Luckily for us, this self-indulgence doesn’t have to be expensive as there are seven shops in Vancouver selling self-isolation goodies for $15 or less.
Everyone is self-isolating right now in an attempt to slow down the spread of COVID-19 in the province.
Because of this, non-essential businesses have closed. But while many places have shut their doors for the foreseeable future, some places are open and ready for business.
The places that are open have changed their business model to offer takeout and delivery, so you can still purchase all the goodies you need without feeling guilty of breaking the rules.
With a large majority of people being temporarily laid off, funds may be tight and vacation plans have been cancelled.
That's why we found seven Vancouver shops that are selling self-isolation goodies for $15 or less. Some of the items are even free.
We're all trying to find new and fun ways to stay sane while being stuck inside. This list should be the perfect excuse to do so.
Why You Need It: Yup, you read that right. There’s a beer van in Vancouver and it’s delivering beer for free. All you have to do is pay the price of the beer and you’re set.
YYOGA Virtual Yoga
Why You Need It: For super cheap, you can attend an online zoom class for $6 or get a subscription for $7.99 with YYOGA right from the comfort of your living room. Just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you can't continue your workout routine.
Livia Meal Kits
Price: $12.50 to $15
Why You Need It: This bakery has meal kits and lunch boxes that can be delivered right to you. From spaghetti carbonara to Farfalle Alla Norma, you will have all your cravings satisfied and feel luxurious while doing it.
Sal y Limon Mexican Cuisine
Why You Need It: This Mexican restaurant will make you feel like you’re in Mexico. And since we can’t travel, this food is the perfect escape.
Why You Need It: Bombay Kitchen and Bar, a local Vancouver restaurant, is giving away free meals to people in the city that are quarantined. All you have to do to get yours is call them at 604-336-1111.
Ice Cream Filled Donuts
Why You Need It: You don’t have to wait until after this pandemic is over to indulge in a donut filled dight ice cream. The Praguery is delivering their classic chimney cakes and they are meant to be eaten in self-isolation.
Why You Need It: Bubble tea anyone? OneZo Tapioca makes literal rainbows in a cup, and they will deliver right to your door.
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