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Meal Delivery

The Best Meal Kit Delivery Services to Try in 2019

After cooking 18 meals from six of the most popular meal kit delivery services in 2019, I'm well on my way of reaching my New Year’s resolution to cook more often. I know some of the most popular New...
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How to ghost Grubhub and order your restaurant takeout ethically

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . a recent report revealed that Grubhub, which owns food delivery services like Seamless, Eat24, MenuPages, and AllMenus, has been buying domain names to set up dummy websites that resemble ...

Omaha Steaks

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by BostonTparty 23 days ago

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

Yelp is Screwing Over Restaurants By Quietly Replacing Their Phone Numbers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . Even though restaurants are capable of taking orders directly—after all, both numbers are routed to the same place—Yelp is pushing customers to Grubhub-owned phone numbers in order to facil...

India’s Restaurants Rebel Against Food Delivery Apps

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 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.

"Start Your Home Cooking Business", Microenterprise Home Kitchens (MEHKO) 101 Webinar, Aug 7

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Microenterprise Home Kitchens (MEHKO) are the newest type of food facility in California (and the nation). A new law now lets home cooks sell prepared meals to the public after obtaining a MEHKO p...

Mission Pie vs. the Gig Economy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months 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 9 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

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by kris_10 1 year 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

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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...

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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by AniNiki 2 years 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?)

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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 2 years 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

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by jennacao 2 years 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

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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

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by LauriH 4 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...