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Joe Guszkowski

Senior Editor

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Joe Guszkowski

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Consumer Trends

May was a huge month for dining in

More than 3.7 million people used Yelp to find a seat in a restaurant last month, a new record, suggesting a major comeback for eating out.

Technology

Will virtual brands stick around?

Editors’ Roundtable: Delivery-only concepts are appearing faster than we can write about them. RB’s editors discuss whether this concept is here to stay.

The delivery-only concepts continue to pop up everywhere, including inside the kitchen of a big foodservice supplier. Also, Kitchen United is importing a popular U.K. concept and DoorDash is going to Japan.

Salesforce Ventures also participated in the Series C round as companies focused on first-party ordering continue to attract investors.

It is the second deal this week involving technology designed to ease administrative tasks for restaurants.

The deal will give restaurants that use the tech platform an even better handle on their finances, the companies said. Terms were not disclosed.

The social media-like platform has been a hit with college students, and now it’s planning to follow them into the “real world.”

The deal is expected to close June 15, and will create one of the largest food delivery companies in the world.

A Manhattan bakery alleges in a class-action lawsuit that DoorDash, Uber Eats and Grubhub restructured their fees to skirt the city's 20% cap.

Restaurants getting by on old, patchwork systems had to shift gears last year, according to a new report from J.P. Morgan and FreedomPay.

The pizza chain's nemesis is auctioning off some of its weapons as one-of-a-kind digital assets.

The Taiwan-based ghost kitchen company plans to hit the West Coast this year, adding yet another player in a rapidly growing segment.

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