Delivery app Deliveroo has revealed the most ordered dishes in East Midlands cities with Notts folk opting for Poke Bowls while those in Leicester prefer Belgian Milk Chocolate Dipped Strawberries from Chocoberry.
Lincolnites opted for more vegan dishes this lockdown, with Bang Bang Cauliflower securing the top spot in the city.
A Bacon Double Cheese XL Meal from Burger King topped the delivery giant’s list for popular orders in Derby.
The results cover a three-month period and show what our region liked to order during the recent lockdown.
The nationwide study also reveals almost one in 10 people in the city ordered takeaway food every single day during lockdown, while over half ordered a takeaway 2-5 times a week during the same period.
Nationally, the most popular takeaway ordered during lockdown was Chinese food with pizza coming in second place, followed by the classic English dish – fish & chips.
The delivery chain has also said that Saturdays at 20:16 is the most popular time for locals to order food.
Pokéwaves – based in the Victoria Centre, was revealed to be the number one choice for Nottingham residents in Deliveroo’s latest report
The Poké cuisine is a Hawaiian national fish dish invented by fishermen, who would season their cut-offs from their daily catch, and eat it raw whilst sat on boats.
Bowls typically comprise of raw marinated fish, cubed and layered with sticky rice or noodles and power-packed pickles.
Their ‘design your own bowl’ menu option became the most favoured dish in the Deliveroo stats for Nottingham.
Co-owner, Kent Hau said: “Not only does Poké provide consumers with fresh, delicious produce, it allows them to discover new tastes and textures whilst delving into the world of authentic Hawaiian cuisine.”
Harison Foster, Deliveroo’s regional director for the UK, said: “Our whole team here at Deliveroo are delighted that our rapid growth in the East Midlands over the past two years means that customers have more choice, restaurants are able to increase their revenue, and riders have the opportunity to choose well-paid, flexible work.”