Uber wants to bring home the bacon with expanded UberEats food delivery service


Unless you’ve been living in a bubble, you’re probably well aware of Uber, the undisputed guru of ride-sharing. Well, Uber has something else under the hood, food delivery.


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Uber is preparing to launch UberEats, the company’s stand-alone food delivery app in 10 US cities, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

According to the report, the UberEats app will be available in the Apple App Store and the Google Play store by the end of March.

Here’s a list of the cities where UberEats will be available: Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Austin, Washington DC, San Francisco, Atlanta, Houston, Seattle and Dallas.

According to the WSJ, UberEats is an expansion of the lunchtime-only service Uber started last year in select cities:

The UberEats delivery service, an expansion of a lunchtime-only service Uber began offering in a dozen cities last year, will use its network of more than a million drivers to transport goods, in addition to people. In recent years, Uber has had mixed results when it tried its hand at local logistics, transporting everything from designer suits in New York to toothpaste in Washington, D.C.