UberEATS Now Delivers on the Main Line

Photo provided by UberEATS

Photo provided by UberEATS


In just a few months, UberEATS quickly shot to the top of Philly’s online delivery app heap, providing restaurants and diners with a faster (and oftentimes cheaper) way to enjoy our dining scape’s bounties without ever having to leave the comfort of their own homes. Starting today, Main Liners can enjoy the same sort of luxury.

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Caviar Now Delivering to the Main Line

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Caviar, the delivery service owned by Square has acquired “certain assets of Main Line Delivery to be integrated within the restaurant delivery service. Main Line residents can find the newest Main Line restaurants at https://www.trycaviar.com/main-line

To coincide with this news, Caviar is also offering some “Secret Menu” items to customers in Philadelphia. The secret menu items are only available to customers who order via Caviar.

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Caviar Celebrates Second Anniversary with $2 Deals

Exclusive bagel sandwich from Knead Bagels for Caviar's 2nd anniversary in Philly

Exclusive bagel sandwich from Knead Bagels for Caviar’s 2nd anniversary in Philly

On Tuesday, October 4th, the Best of Philly winning delivery service Caviar is celebrating its second anniversary in the Philadelphia market with some two dollar items for a two dollar delivery fee. Among the offerings is a fried chicken sandwich from Federal Donuts, funfetti cake slices from Bud & Marilyn’s and cheesesteaks from Joe’s Steaks.

Caviar is also delivering some exclusive, just made for the day specials including a bagel sandwich from Knead Bagels and a caramel sea salt gelato from Gran Caffe L’Aquila.

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Delivery Service goPuff Will Remain OpenThrough Storm

gopuff app 400In case you forget any snowstorm essentials or find that you’ve run out of beer (gasp!), on-demand delivery service goPuff can help you out. goPuff says that they will remain open and will be “delivering snowstorm essentials throughout the winter watch weekend in 30 minutes or less.”

The “snowstorm essentials” they will deliver includes, but are not limited to water, eggs, milk, bread, canned goods, ice cream and beer.

Other local food delivery services like Caviar and Main Line Delivery are determining their availability based on the safety of their delivery drivers, but goPuff’s strategy promises to stay open for the duration of the storm by doubling up their staff with over fifty independently contracted drivers on shift for the weekend.

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Caviar Now Delivering Vetri Family Restaurants

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Vetri Family restaurants including Amis are now on Caviar.

Caviar, the restaurant delivery service that has been going gangbusters in Philadelphia announced today that they are now delivering food from Vetri Family restaurants including both Pizzeria Vetri locations, Amis, OsteriaLo Spiedo and Alla Spina. You can now get Amis’ pork chop parmesan or Alla Spina’s North Philly sausage cheesesteak when the furthest you can imagine traveling is to your front door.

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Delivery for Pope Week

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In a restricted access area? Tiffin will meet you halfway.

Planning to hole up in your apartment or house while the Pope is in town but worried about how you’ll get your favorite restaurants delivered to your front door? Well that’s a legitimate worry, because it won’t be easy.

DiningIn is limiting its delivery areas during the Pope’s visit now through Thursday and will not offer delivery at all between Friday, September 25th through Sunday, September 27th.

Caviar just sent out an email explaining that delivery will be unavailable from 2:30pm on Friday, September 25th through Sunday, September 27th and are suggesting users order some refrigeratable meals now.

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Aprons Soul Food Coming to 26th and Washington

Aprons Southern Restaurant | Photo by Arthur Etchells

Aprons Authentic Southern Restaurant | Photo by Arthur Etchells

The former Moe’s Hot Dogs is getting a new tenant. Aprons Soul Food, which for a time operated near Temple’s campus at 1621 Cecil B. Moore is taking the corner of 26th and Washington Avenue. The new location promises authentic Southern food for eat-in, takeout and delivery.

A July post to Facebook promises the new Aprons Soul Food will open this month.

Aprons Soul Food [Foobooz]

Spotted: Santucci’s Coming to North Broad

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Santucci’s at Broad and Wallace | Photo via a Tipster

A tipster let us in on this juicy tidbit. There’s a Santucci’s (expansion of the South Philly brand) coming to North Broad Street. Signs in the window show that the pizzeria is going in at 655 N Broad Street, the former home of Alessandro’s Pizza.

In addition to another eatery on North Broad, the location also means the neighborhoods of Fairmount, Spring Garden, Callowhill and Poplar will have access to Santucci’s excellent square pizzas via delivery.

Santucci’s – North Broad [Foobooz]

BizFeed: UberEATS Coming to Philly

Uber is hiring a general manager to launch a Philly UberEATS delivery service.

Uber is hiring a general manager to launch a Philly UberEATS delivery service.

1. Uber’s food delivery hiring Philly GM

The News: Uber isn’t just a people-delivery service, it’s also a food-delivery service through its vertical UberEATS. Now the company is hiring a general manager to head up the Philly operation, according to Technically Philly. It’s currently available in just five cities: New York, Barcelona, Chicago, Los Angeles and Toronto.

The job listing said the company is looking for someone with a “get shit done attitude” and the “fear tolerance of a honey-badger:” Read more »

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