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Philly cheesesteaks from Pat's Cheesesteak.

Goldbelly is a service that lets you send food gifts from iconic restaurants around the country — here’s how it works

Goldbelly lets you send gourmet food gifts from from famous eateries. I used the service to send bagels to my New York transplant friend in Seattle.

Food-delivery startup Postmates is expected to go public very soon, but that didn’t stop it from raising $225 million in new funding

GPI Capital led the round, which valued the startup at $2.4 billion. Postmates confidentially filed to go public in February.
Fast-casual chain &pizza and food-tech startup Zume announced a partnership to launch mobile kitchens.

Fast food turns to ‘ghost kitchens’ and restaurants on wheels as chains like &pizza and Chick-fil-A battle for delivery dominance

Customers may one day find themselves ordering McDonald's from a restaurant on wheels — even if they don't realize it.
A Starship Technologies

Investors are betting $85 million that hungry students will normalize these robot food delivery workers of the future

Robot food-delivery startup Starship Technologies closed $45 million in funding this week.
San Francisco has all but banned delivery robots.

Starship Technologies, which builds cute robots to deliver bananas to lazy students, has raised another $40 million

Starship has raised $85 million in total since its founding in 2014, and says it has completed 100,000 deliveries.
A Caviar employee rides their bike down Market St. in San Francisco, California, on Saturday, January 26, 2018.

Uber’s CEO says the company considered buying Caviar before DoorDash snapped up the competitor for $410 million

Dara Khosrowshahi hinted Uber might not be interested in acquiring smaller competitors despite the boon in delivery mergers.

Here’s why Uber isn’t worried about the planned merger between Takeaway.com and Just Eat

Uber Eats boasts greater scale and reach, faster growth, and a larger cash pile than its European rivals.
The Roocopter One.

A meal delivery company is trialing a helicopter restaurant that allows diners to eat 1,000 feet above London

The free sky-high dining experience — which is worth around $200 — will be rolled out across the world in due course.

There are 2 areas where Uber’s competitors could leave the ride-hailing giant in the dust

Europe and Latin America could be a good place for competitors to steal some of Uber's market share, analysts at HSBC say.