The ride-hailing company is planning to expand its meal delivery service, UberEats, in 10 U.S. cities, including New York, Las Angeles, Chicago and Austin, in an ambitious and delicious bid to take a slice of the on-demand food market.
Right now, UberEats is in a few select cities, including New York, and only offers a selection of one or two gourmet items for lunch every workday
UberEats, the app, is going much, much bigger, with full menus and fast delivery from “dozens” of local restaurants, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday Read more…
The chocolate’s not nuanced or particularly high quality, but, if my eyes don’t deceive, the ingredients list includes cocoa-butter-filled white chocolate rather than, “White Confection,” which might be better described as, “Nefarious, sweetened Vasoline born to create destruction.” Read more…
Christine Schirmer, Pinterest’s head of consumer communications, tells Mashable, “For the first time we’re seeing pinners ditching the crash diet and focusing on a balanced and holistic approach to wellness.” In fact, “crash diet” pins have decreased by 70% since 2015 and “paleo diet” pins have decreased by 32% since last January
It’s not just about skinny jeans now, it’s about creating a healthy, sustainable lifestyle that is just as much about mental and physical health as it is about appearances Read more…
You can soon buy ‘meat’ from America’s first vegan butcher
Go to your local butcher, and you’re more likely to find “dead cow” than “seasonal farro.” But over in Minneapolis, Minnesota, two vegan chefs are hoping to reinvent the traditional American palette.
Aubry and Kale Walch started a Kickstarter over a year ago, hoping to open their very own local vegan butcher shop, “The Herbivorous Butcher.” The two had spent years perfecting their very own meat-free meats. When the store opens on Jan. 23, the two plan to offer 35 vegan meats, cheeses, and butters
7 food celebs admit their fast food guilty pleasures
A regular diet of caviar doesn’t make you immune to the pleasures of greasy pizza
Recently, New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells reviewed the Times Square branch of Mexico-based chain restaurant Señor Frog’s, known for fluorescent drink-fueled conga lines — not necessarily for its impeccable food. Much to his surprise, Wells “had more fun at Señor Frog’s than at almost any other restaurant that has opened in the last few years.”
If you’re in Barcelona on Dec. 31, prepare to eat 12 grapes at the stroke of midnight. These “miraculous grapes” are eaten to bring prosperity in the new year and purportedly became popular in 1909 when a group of vintners wanted to sell excess grapes from an especially good harvest. To indulge in this stateside, be sure to get seedless grapes so your first memory of the new year isn’t gagging Read more…
From Puree to 3D – The EU PERFORMANCE Project Presents Results
3D printing of food offers a great potential for the realization of personalized diets for older people suffering from chewing and swallowing difficulties. This may sound like a vision of the future, but the first production line for personalized meals for elderly was now presented as part of the ‘PERFORMANCE conference’ in Brussels. Participants from […]