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Same meal, different price: How to navigate food-delivery apps—and do right by the driver and restaurant
I calculated the cost of my favorite Chai Pani meal from three delivery apps, as well as for good old-fashioned pickup. Note the latter is the preference of pretty much every restaurant; check out the New York Times editorial from late last year: “Apps Are Helping to Gut the Restaurant Industry.”
Tales of two Atlanta food delivery drivers
"I work full-time for a builder, selling houses. In the evenings, Monday through Friday, I clean offices and then do Postmates. On the weekends, I manage my own business and do delivery. I have a lot more time to work because I don’t get to do the socializing that I would typically do." - Kimberly Smith (Postmates, DoorDash)
Which food delivery apps actually deliver?
The next big thing in app technology: meal delivery. Six services have launched in Atlanta since last year. We went ahead and tested each one for you.