Meal Delivery

The Best Meal Kit Delivery Services to Try in 2019

After cooking 15 meals from five of the most popular meal kit delivery services over a three week period, I'm well on my way of reaching my New Year’s resolution to cook more often. I know some of the...

Mission Pie vs. the Gig Economy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . In April, the news broke that DoorDash — one of the many food delivery services of the sort Heisler will not do business with — was applying tips given to its delivery workers to their base...

Munchery: How a venture-backed startup swindled a group of women and minority owned companies out of over $50,000 and is getting away with it

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

" . . . Munchery exhibited a pattern of closing abruptly and leaving their debts unpaid in a venture-scale version of dine and dash, without any regard for all of the people left in the lurch when ...

International Cooking/Meal-Kit-Related Questions

by kris_10 12 months ago

Would you buy a meal kit that specialized in international dishes, which was more expensive than Blue Apron but gave you access to ingredients that you can't buy at your local grocery store? Wha...

Famous Dave's "fight for survival"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . The trial initiatives for the Minnetonka, Minn.-based barbecue chain include testing a new store design, a massive overhaul of the menu, expanding off-premise sales and developing a new bar...

Survey on meal kit industry - pls help us

by bluecheese07 1 year ago

Hi, we are a group of graduate students at Cornell. We are doing a market research on meal kit industry, and would like to perform a survey for feedback. Please help us finish our project. Thanks i...

Zabar's Market, Manhattan overnight shipping...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

While on a recent trip to D.C. we were invited to brunch at a family friends' home. I was sipping my coffee when he pulls a big Zabar's package out of the fridge. 'Did you bring it up from New York...

Home Baker Research

by Sugar_in_space 1 year ago

Hello! we are a group of students from a masters program and we are conducting a quick survey to improve the life of home bakers!! takes only 2.5 minutes to answer.. thank you very much!!

Food Kits

by Mexicobaseball 1 year ago

Is this the best place to talk about my experience with food kits?

Friend needs meal delivery after surgery, any suggestions for a service or chef?

by ninrn 3 years ago

Hello, My dear friend lives in Lincoln Park and she is going to have hip surgery next week. She will be more or less bed-bound for six weeks after that. She'll have some help from friends, but ...

Looking for a pick-your-ingredients type of service

by AniNiki 1 year ago

Hello, I was wondering if such an idea exists and if it does, where : You pick your ingredients, maybe even the cooking methods, online, get your meal cooked, maybe even observe the kitchen...

Trying out Blue Apron (and Competitors?)

by kazhound 3 years ago

We got a promo code so tried Blue Apron a few months ago. I was excited for it but unimpressed in the end. While there were a few things I wouldn't have thought of doing myself, for people like us ...

UberEats Is the Most Profitable Part of Uber

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . Despite being a fairly late entrant into the delivery game — the standalone UberEats app launched in late 2015 — and facing stiff competition from the likes of Grubhub and Postmates, UberEa...

Chinese delivery van near Byrant Park

by jennacao 1 year ago

I came across a Chinese meal delivery service van near Bryant Park the other week. I didn't have a chance to ask how to order from them and have not seen the van around the area recently. It wasn't...

Kitchen To Prepare Food for a Business

by kcarter23 2 years ago

Does anyone know of a place who can prepare and cook my recipes for a program I am running through my work? Mississauga/Port Credit/Toronto Area

Finally--Great BBQ in Marin! [Pig in a Pickle] San Francisco Bay Area

by LauriH 3 years ago

I lived in the Deep South for 10 years and Houston for 15. I know great barbecue--this is the BEST in MARIN--by far! Smokey. Suculant baby backs, chicken, brisket. Spicy hot links--all great. Homem...

Schwans Home Delivery

by mamamia 12 years ago

(the title should have the correct spelling - Schwans) On my drive home I was next to a Schwans delivery truck. I remember my mom ordering things from Schwans: Push Ups, Sugar Snap Peas, Chick...

Door Dash robot delivery in Redwood City

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

DoorDash starts deliveries via robot in Redwood City today.

Meal Delivery - Terra's Kitchen - Good or Bad?

by eenie1 2 years ago

Hi all: Has anyone used Terra's Kitchen for meal ingredient delivery? I'm trying to decide if I should give them a try but wanted to get some opinions if I could. I did try searching the topic h...

Fraternite Notre Dame Mary of Nazareth Soup Kitchen | San Francisco, San Mateo & Walnut Creek

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Tonight's maddening news was the story of the rent increase and threatened eviction faced by the Fraternite Notre Dame Mary of Nazareth Soup Kitchen in the Tenderloin. It mentioned that the pair o...

Silicon Valley VCs are growing wary of on-demand delivery

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . Delivery startups continue to grapple with fierce competition, thin margins and a host of operating challenges that have defied easy solutions or economies of scale, venture capitalists tol...