FOD Lab: Burrito Delivery Challenge

After dipping spoons into delivered ice cream...

FoodBoss Sees Itself as Expedia, Trivago of Meal Delivery

The restaurant delivery scene is about to get...

Four Focal Points to Build Better Delivery Ops

Third-party delivery best practices are seemingly endless these days, but Uber Eats has some key places to focus efforts to make things as efficient as possible. Read on for a sponsored message from Uber Eats.

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Behind the Scenes on Ghost Kitchen Economics

On the third day of the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference, execs from Kitchen United, Sweetberry Bowls and Dog Haus joined Food On Demand’s Nicholas Upton to go behind the scenes on the economics and other details for restaurants now operating within...

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FOD Lab: Burrito Delivery Challenge

After dipping spoons into delivered ice cream this summer, four members of the Food On Demand brain trust ordered burritos for lunch on a perfectly normal, 25-degree day in Minneapolis. Looking for a mix of variety and control, we ordered from two national chains and...

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FOD Lab: Burrito Delivery Challenge

After dipping spoons into delivered ice cream this summer, four members of the Food On Demand brain trust ordered burritos for lunch on a perfectly normal, 25-degree day in Minneapolis. Looking for a mix of variety and control, we ordered from two national chains and...

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Best Practices

What are your peers doing in delivery? Get some of the best practices out there.

Using Boots on the Ground to Promote Delivery, Catering

With more restaurants and delivery brands vying for customers’ attention, along with the plethora of online marketing channels, it’s getting harder to promote a restaurant that could use more eyeballs on it. A new company has added a more personal option to the...

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FOD Briefs

DoorDash Unveils 2019’s Trending Delivery Foods

DoorDash Unveils 2019’s Trending Delivery Foods

DoorDash has released its annual delivery trend report dubbed “The DoorDash Dish: 2019-2020 Trend Report,” showing what U.S. delivery consumers are hungry for. The report is built on the data from orders through the network and a survey of more than 1,200 DoorDash...

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Uber Paints Picture of Future Drone-Driver Hybrid Model

Uber Paints Picture of Future Drone-Driver Hybrid Model

Aerial drones may represent an incredible leap in foodservice technology, but there is still plenty of work to be done before we collectively get there. Uber’s Elevate division recently painted a picture of what that future model might look like as it announced its...

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Lyft, &pizza Pair Up on Late-Night Employee Rides

Lyft, &pizza Pair Up on Late-Night Employee Rides

Lyft and &pizza, the tech-savvy fast-casual East Coat pizza brand, announced a new partnership to bring &pizza employees in Washington, D.C. a reliable late-night transit option. This isn’t exactly news in the off-premises world, but is another step forward in...

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Grubhub, Just Salad Partner on Virtual Restaurant

Grubhub, Just Salad Partner on Virtual Restaurant

Another week brings yet another example of a third-party delivery company partnering with a restaurant to launch a new virtual restaurant. This latest is New York City-based Just Salad partnering with Grubhub to launch Health Tribes, a digital-only concept that...

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Delivery Bots ‘Paused’ After Accessibility Incident

Delivery Bots ‘Paused’ After Accessibility Incident

Stuck because a robot won’t move out of the way might sound like a dumb episode of “Black Mirror,” but that was the reality for a doctoral student on the University of Pittsburgh campus. Emily Ackerman, a chemical engineering student who uses a wheelchair, said she...

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