Category Archives: Uber

Bars worse hit than restaurants in the past year of the Corona Lockdown! Fast Food Take-Away sales static!

 

In this weekend’s Daily Maverick 168 my eyes caught an article pertaining to restaurant and bar sales, and how they have performed since February 2020.

Interestingly Take-Away Fast Food sales barely increased, contrary to expectations. Continue reading →

Corona Virus Lockdown: Restaurant deliveries by third party partners like Uber Eats getting the cold shoulder locally and internationally!

 

Since the world went into Lockdown, restaurants that were allowed to offer Take-Away food delivery to customer homes have increasingly used Third Party Delivery companies. Uber Eats probably is the world’s largest Food Delivery Company, having added this service a few years ago to its standard driver service. In our country it competes alongside MrD, a company belonging to TakeaLot, masters in e-commerce home delivery. Yet, during Lockdown the tide is turning, one reading an increasing number of warnings against third party delivery services, restaurant patrons being encouraged to order food from restaurants which use their own staff to deliver, locally and internationally. What has caused this negative sentiment! Continue reading →

Corona Virus Lockdown: Facebook Page listing of all Restaurants offering Take Away Food Delivery from 1 May in the Western Cape!

 

I’ve been thinking about how I can give to the restaurant industry, other than my physical input. Yesterday it struck me: creating a new Facebook page listing all the restaurants which will open on Friday 1 May to offer a Take-Away Food Delivery Service, as per Level 4 regulations. The page is called ‘Take Away Food Deliveries Level 4 Cape Town and Winelands’, but I’ve already added the Garden Route, the Overberg, and West Coast too. We already have close to 500 members, who signed up yesterday afternoon. Continue reading →

Sweet Service Award goes to Woolworths Camps Bay; Sour Service Award goes to Uber!

 

The Sweet Service Award goes to Woolworths Camps Bay, and its managers Gary Arendse and Qasiem Kievits, who have been magnificent in sourcing products the store has been out of stock of. especially during the Lockdown, walking the extra mile for us as customers, knowing our first names, and always having a welcoming smile, when they walk the floor of their store. Continue reading →

Col’Cacchio has a heart for pizza, introduces heart-shaped pizzas!

 

Col’Cacchio is adding extra love to its pizzas during the Month of Love, in offering them in heart-shape form for the first time, with different toppings available. If one orders any standard Col’Cacchio pizza via Uber Eats today and tomorrow, you receive a Valentine heart-shaped Margarita pizza treat for free. Continue reading →

Sweet Service Award goes to Rainbow Camps Bay; Sour Service Award goes to UBER!

 

The Sweet Service Award goes to Rainbow swimwear store in Camps Bay, and its Manager Juanita McSweeney, for her kindness in lending the City of Cape Town cleaner a dustpan while he was sweeping the pavements, not having been provided with a dustpan by his employer. I popped into Rainbow, and asked if they had a piece of paper or cardboard for him to scoop the dirt up with, to throw away. Juanita immediately offered him the use of the store dustpan for the rest of the afternoon. 

 

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