thoughts of food

Grubhub is merging with European counterpart

There’s consolidation happening in the online food business. Grubhub had been in talks with Uber but those broke down because of antitrust concerns. I think we’re coming to the tail end of the VC-sponsored discounts for consumers in this market. | learn […]

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CBD from orange peels

“Hiro International has unveiled a new line of CBD products produced from, wait for it, orange peels, not from hemp or cannabis.” | learn more

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The new cannabis drinks are here

A non-drinker reviews the new class of THC-infused drinks that mimic alcohol in both rapid onset time and predictable duration of effects. The technology doesn’t seem to be quite there yet, but I’d bet on innovation continuing. I believe the impact is […]

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The death of the all-you-can-eat buffet

I really like modern salad bars, and I realized this week during a visit to Whole Foods that they’ll probably be gone from the scene for a while. “The all-you-can-eat buffet is unlikely to survive the pandemic in its current […]

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Food delivery: so much intrigue and game theory

A few weeks ago I started subscribing to some twitter feeds via email (using mailbrew – referral link). It’s already proven valuable thanks to this series of tweets from Ezra Galston of Starting Line VC. He pulls together a lot of […]

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A presentation defending animal consumption

Georgia Ede, a nutritional psychiatrist (I’m not certain what that is), gave this very intriguing talk in February. “During her presentation, Ede delineates the various ways authoritative bodies such as the USDA and World Health Organization, through their spread of […]