Dispatch, Ep 14: It’s a meal delivery apocalypse
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Oh you need some food to come to your house? I think there’s an app for that.
In fact, here is what’s probably a partial list of the various food and meal delivery services operating in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Think there’s a bubble there? Sure, they all offer something slightly different–delivery from restaurants vs in-house chefs, meal kits that are either organic or fast or gourmet or pre-prepared to some degree. New entrants are trying to come in all the time. But in this week’s Dispatch, I argue that the fundamentals that make these businesses so hard to grow might also mean that as they grow, they get less satisfying.
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