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Ever wish you could summon your mother State-Farm-commercial-style so she could whip up a pot of her famous chicken noodle soup? Prescription Chicken, a new delivery company launching today, is the next best thing.
They’ll offer four styles of soup: Grandma-style, chickenless (vegetarian), bone broth, and hangover. The hangover version comes in a “Hangover Cure” package also containing hangover cure tea from Mumon Tea, a “hangover potion” from Faust’s Potions, and Saltines.
Prescription Chicken is from founders Valerie Zweig and Taryn Pellicone. “It was only after getting laryngitis for the second time in six weeks about a year ago that I realized out of desperation that there wasn’t a place I could just get some chicken soup delivered without having to order so many other items to make a minimum,” Zweig explains on the genesis of the business.
If there was ever a website that could take care of you, this is it, because they’ll also offer care packages for moms-to-be suffering from morning sickness and down the line, stressed out students. While you can order soup for yourself, Zweig anticipates people will send it as gifts. Quarts of soup range from $12-$18, the hangover version being $18 because it’s part of a care package.
To get started, visit the Prescription Chicken landing page that goes live at 10 a.m. and answer, “How are you feeling today?” Then order your soup through UberEats or Postmates within a certain radius until 5 p.m. Both delivery platforms are offering promo codes for first time users, and Prescription Chicken will add other delivery options in the future. Out of the delivery range? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Prescription Chicken is currently cooking out of Mess Hall, a food incubator in Edgewood.