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DoorDash Driving Online Delivery Beyond Restaurants

Meal delivery had already become table stakes for all restaurants, big and small, chains and independents. Then in 2020, the pandemic-driven stay-at-home lifestyle created a surge in consumer online ordering and food delivery. Competition among third party delivery companies became intense in the battle for market share with DoorDash grabbing the lion’s share. But free offers and discounting has taken its toll on profitability and there has been significant consolidation among meal delivery firms.

So it’s no surprise to see DoorDash leveraging its delivery infrastructure into adjacent verticals such as C-stores and pharmacies. Other verticals will follow. Still, headwinds are

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Should stores ban you from buying junk food online? asks FEMAIL

Claire Foges supports the proposition that stores could ban you from buying junk food online

YES 

By Claire Foges 

A family bag of toffee popcorn; a super-sized packet of chocolate buttons; a 12-pack of cola: add to basket!

Now that so many of us are doing our food shopping online, there is even more temptation to pile our (virtual) trolleys high with naughty-but-nice things.

If you were in an actual supermarket, you might think twice before lobbing in another packet of biccies with your gluttony on display. But not so when calorie-laden snacks are just a click away.

So bravo

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The Best Foods to Order Online for Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras parades are canceled in New Orleans this year, and the city won’t be welcoming its usual surge of tourists for the week-long celebration. But for out-of-towners who still want a taste of Mardi Gras revelry, there are ways to ship it to your door.

There are countless iconic New Orleans foods you could celebrate with, from Gambino’s king cake to Commander’s Palace shrimp and grits, and lucky for us all, many of them are available to order online and ship nationwide. Here are a few of the festive foods you can order that will make sitting at

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The 12 Best Online Cooking Classes to Make You a Kitchen Wiz

Whether you’re already adept with a skillet and chef’s knife or you’re more of an, um, takeout connoisseur, cooking classes are equal parts fun and informative. No longer just a date-night activity, there’s a whole world of virtual lessons now available. Here, the 12 best online cooking classes to brush up your kitchen skills (or inspire you to get in the kitchen in the first place).

Best Online Cooking Classes at a Glance:

  1. Best for Food Science Nerds: America’s Test Kitchen Online Cooking School

  2. Best for Aspiring Chefs: Rouxbe

  3. Best for Travel-Lovers: Airbnb Experiences

  4. Best for the Celeb-Chef-Obsessed: MasterClass

  5. Best

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