gig economy

California Passed a Bill That Will Make Delivering Food for a Startup Drastically Better

The legislation will make it illegal for delivery apps to pocket drivers’ tips and force companies to reimburse drivers for gas and other expenses.
Lauren Kaori Gurley

Yelp is Screwing Over Restaurants By Quietly Replacing Their Phone Numbers

The phone numbers add tracking before connecting to a restaurant so that Grubhub can bill for a marketing fee.
Adrianne Jeffries
Food delivery

Philadelphia Restaurant Sues Grubhub Over 'Illegal' Business Practices

Tiffin's owner claims Grubhub charged him unfairly for phone calls that didn't include orders.
Bettina Makalintal

It's Wednesday, January 30, and It's So Fucking Cold You Can't Even Order Delivery

Plus, Starbucks baristas never want to listen to the 'Hamilton' soundtrack again.
Hannah Keyser
Food delivery

Apparently the Secret to Better Take-Out Service Is... Shelves?

Yeah, like, the things you put stuff on.
Jelisa Castrodale

How to Cope When You've Been Catfished by Your Favorite Delivery Spot

So, that place you order from three times a week turned out to be a shithole. You are not alone.
Chason Gordon
Fast Food

Great News: You Can Finally Order Taco Bell from Bed

A new deal with Grubhub will ensure that even in our laziest moments, our cravings for Cheesy Gordita Crunches are fulfilled.
Munchies Staff
Food delivery

The Agony and Ecstasy of Food Delivery Apps

For some, apps like Seamless and UberEATS are just an easy way to grab dinner. For others, they're a source of anxiety and shame.
Allie Volpe
Food delivery

Why Food Delivery Apps Are Causing Chaos at Schools

Students will now have to return to the misery of food prepared by their parents and cafeteria workers, or resort to the plebeian barter system.
Nick Rose

GrubHub’s CEO Says Employees Who Embrace Trump’s Hate Should Resign

In the email, Maloney said that had Trump been an employee at GrubHub, he would have been fired for his behavior.
Wyatt Marshall
short circuit

Seamless Is Finally Fixing Its Lousy, Inaccurate Restaurant Reviews

The new restaurant review system on Grubhub and Seamless is meant to combat fraud and increase trust among diners.
Madison Margolin
food delivery service

Restaurants Are Feeling Ripped Off by Food Delivery Services

Like so many of the technologies that promise to make our lives easier, devilery apps seem to be creating new kinds of headache for users.
Nick Rose