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home cooking

This Food Start-Up Connects You to Home Cooks in Your Community

Josephine is an Oakland-based food startup with some radical ideas about bringing community outreach to the food world. The online and app-based service connects people looking for a good meal with neighbors and local chefs who have signed on to...
Alex Swerdloff
5.31.16
Delivery

China's Restaurants Are Scaling Walls to Deliver Food to College Students

Women on ladders have been climbing as high as 36 feet off the ground to pass food to students through windows.
Alex Swerdloff
5.2.16
delivery food

What It’s Like to Be a Seamless Delivery Rider in New York

Paid in cash and working for a middleman who didn't even know my full name, I wondered what would happen if I got hit by a bus while out on a delivery. Such is life in the gig economy.
Molly Jean Bennett
4.11.16
Delivery

Domino's Plans to Unleash These Pizza Delivery Robots on the Streets of Brisbane

The chain announced that it has developed a prototype DRU—or "Domino’s Robotic Unit." The mini robots will have compartments built to keep pizza piping hot, as well as a “friendly persona.”
Alex Swerdloff
3.21.16
Delivery

GPS Helps Pizza Deliverymen Navigate India’s Crazy Street Addresses

Indian locations of Domino's are partnering with an app that uses GPS to guide deliveries to locations without real addresses.
Alex Swerdloff
11.23.15
Pizza

Why Using Your Car to Deliver Pizza Can Create a Huge Insurance Liability

One Salt Lake City pizza deliveryman learned that just because you have auto insurance, doesn’t mean your auto insurance company will pay for damage to your car.
Alex Swerdloff
11.5.15
Pizza

High-End London Apartments Now Come with Pizza Lifts

Several apartments in a new development have been snapped up at premium prices, thanks to the presence of a small elevator that will deliver pizza right into the new homeowner’s bedrooms.
Alex Swerdloff
10.8.15
The Law

Three of the Biggest Food Delivery Services Are Being Sued by Their Own Drivers

GrubHub, DoorDash, and Caviar—three major mobile and online food-ordering companies—have just been named as defendants in a series of lawsuits filed in San Francisco courts.
Alex Swerdloff
9.24.15
Chicago

Chicago’s Public Schools Spent Millions on Catered Food But Don’t Know Who Ate It

Chicago's strapped-for-cash public schools have been blowing millions on sandwiches and pizza for office lunches without keeping track of who's spending.
Alex Swerdloff
9.17.15
america

Lazy Americans Are Blowing Tons of Their Money on Food Delivery

An industrial vat of glow-in-the-dark sex jelly, a dime bag of what are supposedly John Goodman’s toenail clippings, and a half-eaten dinner roll found in Betty White’s cryo-chamber. The year is 2015, and pretty much everything is readily available for...
Alex Swerdloff
7.29.15