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Online Services & Delivery

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Just a Platform? Instacart Workers Strike at the Gig Economy’s Favorite Lie

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

". . . The strike, which lasted three days, was about a lot more than tips. The larger issue, Bain said, is that Instacart is doing the classic tech-company move of pretending its employees aren’t ...

looking for Beef Suet - for baking, online sources?

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by egoddard 9 years ago

I'm looking for a mail/internet source for Beef Suet suitable for baking. Every local butcher/specialty shop I've gone to or called in the St. Pete/Tampa FL area does not have it, nor will they ge...

Looking for a mail order source of dark roasted peanuts in shell?

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by sfbing 10 years ago

I used to buy my peanuts direct from Hoody's, largely because they roasted their peanuts a little longer than normal (so the nuts were a golden-brown). The extra roasting time would make the nuts v...

OpenTable sharing personal data

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Many thanks to J. Kenji Lopez-Alt for surfacing the default settings on the updated Opentable app that enables sharing of diner data with 3rd parties. His IG post illustrates how to shut this down....

Online Grocery Services

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by treb 6 months ago

Just curious, how do you feel about someone else picking out your produce, protein and groceries? For me, I like to select my own produce, point out the cut of meat or seafood from the display c...

Omaha Steaks

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by BostonTparty 6 months ago

What has your experience with Omaha Steaks? A friend sent me an assorted box for my birthday and I was very underwhelmed

Do you get crummy table if using Opentable?

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by meinNYC 11 years ago

We have found that if I make a reservation on Opentable, we automatically are given the worst table in the house. This has happened so often that I think it is not just bad luck. If you make the re...

India’s Restaurants Rebel Against Food Delivery Apps

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Have to say that I was delighted to read that 2000+ restaurants in the New Delhi area joined the #logout protests against parasitic food delivery services.

Omaha Steaks?

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by JR 14 years ago

Has anyone ever ordered anything from them before? If so what are some recommendations? I was thinking of their 6 top sirloin for $30.00 deal.

Does anyone else do Misfits Market or Imperfect Produce?

Njchicaa
by Njchicaa 10 months ago

I used to be a member of a local organic produce co-op for many years but eventually it fell apart. I wasn't that heartbroken as it was getting pretty expensive. I recently discovered Misfits...

Marinated artichoke crowns

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by tomygar 1 year ago

Does anybody know where I can find and purchase marinated artichoke crowns? Online or anywhere else? Thanks

White miso powder

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by newmarket2 1 year ago

My favorite salmon rub is from Urban Accents. But it's not available (they won't say if it is discontinued or just out of stock). So, wanting to make my own. The primary ingredient is white mis...

Escargot - Mail Order

OCAnn
by OCAnn 13 years ago

I'd like to send my inlaws some escargot (as a thank-you gift); does anyone know of a good mail order site? Thank you!

Taylor Ham/Pork Roll.... who sends it to California... CHEAP ???

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by FairlessHills 8 years ago

Taylor Ham/Pork Roll.... who sends it to California... CHEAP ??? I know it's not a nutritious or dietary food.... but we love Taylor Ham (although SOME call it Pork Roll). Living in Southern ...

Good paczki by mail order?

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by PenskeFan 8 years ago

OK, so good mail-order paczki might be an oxymoron, but I am hoping it isn't. Last year I had resolved to get some, then it turned out I was going to be Up North in a place with lots of local ch...

Mail order prosciutto bone?

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by Westy 1 year ago

Quite a few soup recipes call for a prosciutto bone. Italian delis with whole prosciutto are pretty rare here in NC. Does anyone know of an on-line resource? A quick google search picked up nothing...

Has Anyone Ordered from Omaha Steaks?

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by tomaneng 13 years ago

We have to get a food gift for a couple who are both homebodies and hardcore grillers. Is it worth it?

Gift for Salami Lover

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by tealightful 1 year ago

Hi All- I'm looking for suggestions about a Christmas gift for a real salami lover! The gift needs to be between 50-65 dollars. Anyone have salami that sells online that they truly think is the bes...

Who has the best mail order cake?

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by Elle 16 years ago

I am just wondering with the plethora of mail order cake companies, which one is worth ordering from? Mrs. Beasleys is popular, but I have not been impressed. Does anyone have recommendations? Rum...

Cornstarch-free powdered sugar

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by jono37 10 years ago

Is there anyone out there who knows of a source for cornstarch-free powdered or confectioner's sugar. I am looking for this to make French macarons. Some online sources say you can make your own ...