Postmates promises 30-minute grocery deliveries in New York

From Engadget - November 8, 2017

The delivery service is limited for now, but the upside of that, apparently, is that everything is going to be very high quality and come from small grocery stores. So, in LA, your food will come from Urban Radish; the East Village Farm in Manhattan; and Farmstead in San Francisco. Each pride themselves on offering curated picks for their foods and being active members in their respective communities.

Of course, this is not going to be as cheap as, say, running to your neighborhood bodega. Postmates charges a $3 fee per order, but the service does not control the prices set by its partner stores. If you can afford to have groceries delivered, however, you likely are not going to sweat the potential price difference here.


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