Some Uber drivers are about to become Uber waiters, according to this Wall Street Journal piece.
Uber Prepares to Launch Meal-Delivery Service in 10 U.S. Cities
Uber Technologies Inc. is preparing to go live with a full-scale meal delivery service across 10 cities in the U.S., an expansion that will test the company’s ability to use its drivers to move goods.
In the coming weeks, customers in such cities as Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and Austin, Texas, will be able to use a new, dedicated UberEats app to order from the full menus of dozens of local restaurants and have their food quickly delivered by an Uber driver, a company spokeswoman said in an interview.
The other UberEating towns: Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Atlanta, Houston, Seattle and Dallas.
Wait – no UberEats in the Hub of the Universe?
Say it together, Boston: