Tag: food

  • Basic Spanish / English words relating to food

    While traveling in Mexico, I realized how important it is to know a bit of Spanish. Here’s the basic list I’ve compiled to help me along, hopefully it helps you too: Dulce: SweetÁcido: SourPicante: SpicySalado: SaltyAmargo: BitterSabroso / Rico: Tasty / DeliciousLigero: Light in flavor or low fatPesado: Heavy or rich in flavorCaliente: Hot in…

  • Amazon takes stake in Grubhub

    Amazon takes stake in Grubhub

    Amazon on Wednesday agreed to take a stake in Grubhub as part of a deal that will also give members of its Prime subscription program a one-year membership to the food delivery service. The partnership gives Amazon the option to take a 2% stake in Grubhub, the U.S. subsidiary of Just Eat Takeaway.com, the European…

  • Uber starts 15-minute delivery in Paris

    Uber starts 15-minute delivery in Paris

    Uber has launched a 15-minute delivery service in Paris, named Carrefour Sprint, in collaboration with Carrefour and French startup Cajoo. This service, available on the Uber Eats app, utilizes dark stores – dedicated small warehouses for quick order preparation. This move aims to cater to the fast-paced lifestyle of Parisians, though its necessity is subject…

  • DoorDash and Uber Eats is gaining on Grubhub

    DoorDash and Uber Eats is gaining on Grubhub

    On Wednesday, the new parent company of Grubhub, Amsterdam-based Just Eat Takeaway.com, TKWY 0.33% also known as Jet, provided a third-quarter trading update. While several countries showed stellar growth, Grubhub’s business looked disappointing, setting a negative tone ahead of third-quarter earnings for DoorDash DASH 0.61% and the Uber Eats unit of Uber Technologies. UBER -2.67%…

  • Uber completes Drizly acquisition

    Uber completes Drizly acquisition

    Uber Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Drizly and that the two companies will begin integrating their complementary delivery apps and services. The purchase consideration was approximately $1.1 billion, consisting of approximately 18.7 million newly issued shares of Uber common stock plus cash. Uber On other new, cannabis marketplace Lantern…