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Meal Delivery

Better-Than-Homemade Goodies That Can Be Ordered Online

Mail order cookies, cakes, pies, and other sweet treats are better (and more prolific) than ever, and that's a good thing this holiday season. We rounded up some of the best desserts you can order online...
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SFGate: DoorDash is requiring engineers to deliver food — and they’re furious

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

"... An engineer with a reported total compensation, or TC, of $400,000 a year griped about the responsibility of having to do a once-a-month delivery. 'What the actual f—k?' the engineer wrote on ...

Op-Ed: DoorDash, Grubhub want to gouge a bigger chunk of SF's restaurant revenues

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 29 days ago

The evil delivery twins, DoorDash and Grubhub are suing San Francisco to overturn the permanent 15% cap on delivery fees charged to restaurants. The Board of Supervisors passed this measure to coun...

Küsan Uyghur Cuisine Opens in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Küsan Uyghur Cuisine in San Jose that I liked so much and reported on here, https://www.chowhound.com/post/kusan-uyghur-cuisine-san-jose-1075371 , has expanded to San Francisco this month. It's usi...

The Fight to Rein in Delivery Apps

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Should you need more reasons to despise DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats, here are a couple more: "...as I began to probe the history of the delivery-app sector, the thirty-per-cent commission re...

Europe's Just Eat Takeaway to buy U.S. delivery firm Grubhub for $7.3 billion

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"."..Running an operation on the other side of the Atlantic, which Maloney will continue to oversee, means Just Eat boss Jitse Groen will have to maintain Grubhub’s sales force and keep the spigot ...

How to ghost Grubhub and order your restaurant takeout ethically

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years 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 ...

Engadget: Chicago sues DoorDash and GrubHub, alleging deceptive business practices

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

". . . Specifically, the city claims that both DoorDash and GrubHub have consistently advertised delivery services from restaurants that never consented to a listing on their platforms. The city al...

Grubhub - DoorDash - Seamless Delivery Service Fraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last night Pim Techamuanvivit discovered that Grubhub, Seamless and Yelp delivery services have fake listings for her San Francisco restaurant, Kin Khao, to accept food orders on their sites. Her r...

Have Delivery Apps Changed What a Restaurant Is?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

" . . . And so as the world slowly begins to open again, and restaurants resume indoor dining (and, increasingly, cease their takeout operations), I wonder: When we’re at normal capacity and the no...

Pizzeria Delfina on the Go: Mill Valley, Piedmont, Lafayette

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

During this time when dining on-site is limited, San Francisco's Pizzeria Delfina has been trucking salads and frozen pizzas, meatballs, lasagna and more to pick-up sites in Mill Valley, Piedmont a...

Pasta Pomodoro Reborn in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

This morning's stack of emails included an announcement that Pasta Pomodoro was being reintroduced to the Bay Area for delivery via Caviar or Doordash. Some may remember this local chain, founded b...

Take-Out & Delivery services right now in metro N.Y...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

During the coronavirus crisis, the restaurant business has now been whittled down to take-out & delivery within prescribed hours in New York, New Jersey & Connecticut. While some establishments off...

Tripleta: Puerto Rican pop-up in SF's Mission

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Chef Aaron London announced that his MIchelin 1-star restaurant, AL's Place, would close until San Francisco allows outdoor dining again. But he also brought the good news that Tripleta, a Puerto R...

Crown Point Catering & Great Plates Delivered

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

This morning I read this rave review of Crown Point Catering's meals served to the Great Plates Delivered program and wanted to pass it on to locals who might have the opportunity to use its servic...

Tired of Big Tech, Co-ops Appeal to Delivery Workers Burned by Gigs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

“It’s a groundswell from the community instead, as opposed to, you know, a venture-funded, hyper-growth, ‘Let’s extract as much from the people and the companies that are our clients and customers,...

Dinner Kits and Prepper Kits by Prairie Restaurant (San Francisco)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Chef Anthony Strong of Prairie in SF is offering a dinner kit, $54, each week for pick up or delivery. There's also a larger kit, $96, of high quality pantry staples . . . Galician razor clams, any...

Cali Dumpling San Diego

DiningDiva
by DiningDiva 1 year ago

Somewhere along the line I heard about Cali Dumpling San Diego, a dumpling, won ton and pot sticker delivery service. Who among us doesn't like a good dumpling or pot sticker. Wow! Impressive! ...

FEASTIN meal and grocery delivery service?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Has anyone tried FeastIn delivery service? Its model is to take advance orders, then consolidate and deliver refrigerated meals or groceries within two days. Customers are encouraged to order for m...

Contact free delivery of healthy cuisines in Hollywood Park, SAC

toodie jane
by toodie jane 1 year ago

For a friend whose family is being impacted by Corona, they need contact free delivery of moderate priced meals in the Hollywood Park area of Sacramento not far from Wm Land Park. Asian foods with ...

Marin County or SF Caterer Recommendation?

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by MSegal 1 year ago

Looking for a caterer who can do drop off for a small socially distant dinner. Does anyone have a suggestion for who to reach out to?