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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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Shoreline Menus food delivery disruptor stepping up for mom and pop restaurants struggling amid pandemic

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (WTNH) — A local food delivery service is changing the game. Since, the COVID-19 pandemic they’ve grown exponentially and given the big guys, like Uber Eats a run for their money.

ShorelineMenus.com launched about two years ago. It all started in Old Saybrook when Penny Lane Pub owner, Alex Foulkes got fed up with one of the delivery service companies. He wanted a local option, didn’t see it, so created it.

He got together with other restaurants and hired drivers.

“It was made by the mom and pop restaurants and for the mom and pop restaurants with

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City Council weighs putting a cap on delivery service fees charged Lincoln restaurants | Dining



DoorDash

Derek Johnson, who delivers for DoorDash, leaves the downtown Qdoba with a customer’s order March 27.




Lincoln City Councilwoman Tammy Ward, seeking to throw local restaurants another pandemic lifeline, proposed an ordinance to cap the fee a food delivery service can charge a restaurant to shuttle takeout to hungry homebodies. 

Third-party companies such as DoorDash or UberEats could not charge restaurants more than 15% of the purchase price to deliver orders under the ordinance, which Ward crafted to mirror one passed in Chicago.

The ordinance would only apply while the city’s pandemic emergency lasts,

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The 10 Best Italian Restaurants in Miami

Samantha Schnur, also known as Instagram sensation @thenaughtyfork, was one of the first pioneers of the term “food porn,” creating indulgent, mouth-watering content from the comfort of her college dorm room. After gaining a large following, Schnur expanded the brand and took the account on as a full-time job. She’s now considered one of Miami’s most well-known and trusted food sources. Her feed is often filled with some of the most eye-catching and over-the-top dishes in all of the city, but it’s unequivocally proven to always be in ‘the know’ of what spots are serving up the best dishes

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The Best Vegan Comfort Food Dishes at Greater Phoenix Restaurants

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Comfort foods don’t need to be meaty. Thanks to some culinary innovations from Valley chefs, traditional favorites like macaroni and cheese and chicken wings can be enjoyed with as much flavor as their carnivorous counterparts. Here are 11 of the best vegan comfort-food dishes around the Valley.

Wings

Green New American Vegetarian
Multiple Locations

In 2006, Green New American Vegetarian was the first Valley restaurant to offer wings that looked and tasted like real chicken wings. Fifteen years and

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World-class restaurants could be coming to Chandler with new Crave delivery service

CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — A brand new type of food delivery service could be coming to the Phoenix area. Crave Hospitality Group is exploring opening about a dozen state-of-the-art kitchen suites at a warehouse in Chandler.



a person standing in front of a car: Crave hires “mobile servers” who are employees of the customers and make one delivery at a time to ensure the food is delivered as fast as possible.


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Crave hires “mobile servers” who are employees of the customers and make one delivery at a time to ensure the food is delivered as fast as possible.


The first Crave Collective with 16 kitchen suites, opened in Boise, Idaho in 2020 and partnered with world-class chefs and restaurants to bring hospitality to the food delivery experience. In Boise, Crave

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