Today there are more options available for meal delivery than ever before. Rather than thinking to yourself "I wonder if there are good restaurants that deliver near me", there are apps that will let you knoe everything nearby. The process of ordering and receiving delivery has become easier, more expeditious, and the array of options is nearly limitless. You can order food online with just a few click on your smartphone. Apps that can go to nearly any restaurant of your choice and bring your favorite dish right to your door. There are also meal subscription apps that allow you to order weekly meal boxes right to your door and take the guess work out of meal prep.
As expected, there are often delivery fees associated with meal delivery, and those may vary in a fairly significant percentage from place to place. Additionally, it is customary to reward your delivery person with a gratuity for a job well done.
Just a few seconds on your smartphone can have food on the way with the invention of a few user-friendly food delivery apps.
GrubHub allows the user to search by restaurants in the surrounding area or by type of food. It stores your information, including all of the specific alterations you might make to a dish, and displays delivery fees and minimum orders right up front as you choose the restaurant.
Uber Eats app allows the user to order from a wider variety of restaurants than most apps. This means your food search is not restricted to chains and you can probably get that unique item from that tiny bistro downtown. Repeat users can set up one-tap ordering and all orders can be tracked right down to the minute of arrival.
DoorDash is known for its simple layout. Each restaurant displays an estimated time to get the food to your door, so it’s easy to avoid getting stuck with a long wait. Additionally, the order history function will allow you to re-order your favorite items and see updates on anticipated arrival times.
All of the apps listed are free and available for both Apple and Android users.
Favorite Delivery Meals
Remember when the only meal delivery options were pizza and Chinese? A former last resort after an exhausting day and an unsuccessful search through the fridge and pantry, food delivery can now be something to look forward to! Think about your favorite restaurant meal right now. Is it a juicy steak served with a loaded baked potato, vegetables, and warm bread? Chances are that very meal could be on your table in 40 minutes or less. In fact, nearly all of your favorite meals can be delivered right to your door. Thanks to certain apps that include individually owned, smaller restaurants, this doesn’t limit your choices but allows for customized selections to ensure that your favorite meal is truly available for delivery. Additionally, once you have utilized the delivery services of your preferred establishment, chances are exceptionally high that they will take full advantage of technology to store the details of your favorite delivery meal selections. These details make repeat patronage a pleasurable and stress-free experience.
Meal Subscription Services
There are also a wide variety of meal subscription services which deliver food to your home that is ready to cook. Recipes are included, the portions of each meal ingredient are pre-portioned to the chef’s specifications, and each step is precisely described for even the least experienced of cooks. It’s a nearly foolproof way to put a classy, delicious meal on the table with virtually no culinary skills. Meals can be selected from a variety of choices with dislikes and allergies able to be taken into consideration. There are also an increasing number of vegetarians and vegans options which comparatively elevate the standard restaurant options for these categories.
Other meal subscriptions come entirely pre-made, individually packaged for convenience, and are simply placed into the refrigerator or freezer for easy heat and eat options. This type of meal subscription service is especially convenient for those who prefer to eat raw or vegan options, or who are adhering to strict caloric or macros content. Terrific flavor and an exceptional culinary experience need not be sacrificed when receiving heat and eat style dishes, many are prepared by a personal chef service and receive exceptional reviews.