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Shopping & Delivery Apps

Why Deleting Your Food Delivery App Could Help Save Restaurants

The food delivery category has become a true juggernaut, thanks large in part to an explosion of delivery apps and remote ordering platforms. Digital food delivery is projected to grow into a staggering...
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Mail order gifts and gift boxes in Canada

prima
by prima 23 days ago

I'm thinking of sending gifts to some friends who live out-of-province. Which sites or businesses have you used? I have sent a Jaswant's Kitchen spice basket. https://www.jaswantskitchen.co...

FEASTIN meal and grocery delivery service?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 20 days 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...

North Beach Neighbors Band Together to Boost Restaurants’ Business With Volunteer Deliveries

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . So four guys from the neighborhood: Sauter, Dew, Teddy Kramer and Sri Artham got together and formed a group called “North Beach Delivers.” Each Thursday night since the shelter-in-place be...

Tried Instacart for the first time today

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by NJChica 4 months ago

I've always thought that people who use grocery delivery services like PeaPod or whatever were just lazy. Today I joined that club. I live in a 3rd floor apartment by myself and I'm tired of haul...

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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months 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 ...

Jū-ni Chirashi To Go | NOPA - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

When Covid-19 ended dine-in services, Michelin one-star Jū-ni was quick to regroup to offer take-away chirashi bowls, $39, beginning March 19. Last month after picking up yakitori at its sister res...

Any recommendations for a CSA near Chapel Hill, NC?

LulusMom
by LulusMom 6 months ago

Given the current situation, it seems like a good time to join a CSA. I'm looking for recommendations. I'm hoping to get information on how often you get your box; whether you can pick some items i...

How to ghost Grubhub and order your restaurant takeout ethically

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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 ...

The end of affordable food delivery

patsully
by patsully 8 months ago

If you lived in a major metropolitan area in the last few years, it has been a golden age of fairly affordable food delivery. This includes restaurants who haven't been traditionally geared around ...

Grubhub - DoorDash - Seamless Delivery Service Fraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months 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...

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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 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 ...

Yelp is Screwing Over Restaurants By Quietly Replacing Their Phone Numbers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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...

Mission Pie vs. the Gig Economy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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...

Do any of you use a meal planning service or app?

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by msoftich 3 years ago

I love to cook at home. I also know it can be a pain to fit time in to cook on the weekdays. I am training to become a UX designer and right now I am working on a school project to design a service...

UberEats Is the Most Profitable Part of Uber

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 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...

Food Vocabulary and Shopping in a Chinese Supermarket

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

If you want to learn more food and drink words in Chinese

Door Dash robot delivery in Redwood City

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

DoorDash starts deliveries via robot in Redwood City today.

Sustainable Palm Oil Shopping Guide App v2.

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

"Discover complex issues about palm oil and orangutans, from endangered species to reforestation, biodiversity and biofuel. Find responsible, sustainable conservation choices to support wildlife an...

First Class Meal

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

" . . . The team’s proposal, which won the Urban SOS: Fair Share competition in January, envisages using the vast postal system network to improve food security in the US. Grocery stores and market...

Where can I buy scotch online?

y528s
by y528s 4 years ago

I am looking to buy scotch online but haven't found a site I like quite as much as Master of Malt. Although they ship to the US, shipping from the UK is pretty pricey. Any recommendations?