Not UberEats site lists Toronto restaurants doing their own delivery

You might think you’re supporting local when you order from your favourite restaurant for delivery, but if you’re getting food from a third-party delivery app like Uber Eats, Skip The Dishes or DoorDash, there’s a good chance the tech companies are taking a big cut of the sale.  To get around those fees, which can top […]

Two Queen City Entrepreneurs Create Food Delivery Service

Apps like Grubhub and Doordash can help support local restaurants that don’t deliver, and can take a big bite out of a restaurant’s profits. Bob Heil and Steve Ambrose are no strangers to the city of good neighbors. They say after seeing countless numbers of their fellow businesses close up for good due to COVID-19 […]

Buffalo-based online food service company hopes to lift local restaurants, not bog them down with fees

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Online food ordering has seen a huge increase during the COVID-19 pandemic and has appeared to be a lifeline for local restaurants. But your favorite delivery app, whether Grubhub, Uber Eats, or DoorDash isn’t always the saving grace it appears to be. “We explored Grubhub at the beginning of this whole thing, […]

Chowbus CEO: Building A Food-Delivery Platform For Mom-And-Pop Restaurants

The difficulties restaurants face with big delivery platforms like Grubhub or Uber Eats have been extensively cataloged. Critics claim the platforms take too big a bite out of restaurants’ revenues, diminish restaurateurs’ abilities to develop direct relationships with customers and create logistical headaches as they come in to make pick-ups. And for small restaurants — those with a single […]

Five Star Food Express is Joining the Network

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —, a leading destination for online ordering today announced that Five Star Food Express has joined the network. Five Star Food Express, which serves several cities in Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, and Utah, will now be available exclusively through the website and app. The current Five Star Food Express management and teams will remain […]

How food delivery upstarts are fighting the tyranny of Grubhub

“The pandemic really just crushed us,” says Sean Li, cofounder of CaterCow, a platform that partners with restaurants to deliver big batch buffet-like food options primarily to offices and event spaces across eight major U.S. cities. When most nonessential businesses shut their doors in mid-March and people started working from their living rooms, Li says he […]

Vroom Service Now is Joining the Network

NEW YORK, July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —, a leading destination for online ordering today announced that Vroom Service Now has joined the network. Vroom Service Now, which serves central Connecticut and Putnam County, NY, will now be available exclusively through the website and app. The current Vroom Service Now management and teams will remain local in the northeast to leverage their roots. […]

New app aims to be a more appetizing delivery solution for restaurants

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, food delivery companies have been criticized for the large fees they charge restaurants as more people stay home and opt for delivery options. But GoLogic Solutions, a Chicago startup building a delivery SaaS platform, wants to address restaurant owners’ complaints. GoLogic, founded in 2016 by Patrice Darby, is the marker of GoLocal, a small business […]

Restaurant Cooperative Chomps Back at High Delivery Commissions

We’ve written extensively about the local food scene in this space. Late last week we covered the acquisition of GrubHub by JustEat Takeaway and the recent rounds of cash DoorDash and InstaCart raised. One of the great things about our interconnected world is that sometimes a post like last week’s will be read by someone doing something very interesting in […]

MyTown2Go is Joining the Network

NEW YORK, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —, a leading destination for local online food ordering and delivery that connects consumers and corporate clients to their favorite local businesses, today announced it is significantly expanding the reach and capabilities of its platform.  This expansion is due to nationwide food delivery service MyTown2Go. MyTown2Go brands Dinner Dart in Mississippi, Go Cravy in Florida and […]