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Cafe & Restaurant Starbucks x Alibaba's virtual store in China lets customers easily order ahead online

Coffee chain Starbucks partnered with Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba to create a virtual store in China, allowing customers to place online orders across Alibaba Group’s mobile apps, as well as the Starbucks app. Customers can also buy digital Starbucks gift cards via the ‘Say It with Starbucks’ option and earn rewards in the Starbucks Rewards program.

Delivery & Logistics A New Kind Of Ghost Kitchen Is Building The Future Of Flexible Food Service

Kitchen Podular's CEO speaks to PSFK about the food service industry's unrelenting need for greater delivery and pickup capacity, and how his pod-based service helps brands creatively repurpose unused space to easily boost their flexibility—and revenue

Food & Beverage Expert Insight: Shipping Local Favorites To Customers Across The Country

PSFK sits down with Goldbelly founder Joe Ariel, whose company is satisfying cravings nationwide with innovative local food delivery that connects customers with regional dishes right from iconic kitchens

Case Study Hungry Londoners Can Enjoy Local Food Delivery Straight To A Hidden Rooftop Spot

The garden-themed rooftop joint behind Brixton Village connects diners to neighborhood vendors with a state-of-the-art food delivery system from TableSnappr

Brand Activation & Immersion Kraken Rum Invites Guests To Dine Inside A Caribbean Storm

The alcohol maker is bringing its brand history to life with a London restaurant that features pouring rain and simulated thunder

Store Experience & Design For Their New Restaurant, Owners Re-Open Childhood Haunt

New eatery recreates eccentric style of an original restaurant that was originally 1,200 miles away

Analysis How Fast Food Chains Like Taco Bell Are Elevating The Dine-In Experience

Cheaper food no longer means a sub-par dine-in experience—these three brands are elevating fast dining with great design, exclusive menus and thoughtful choices

Consumer Goods Leading Food Names Like McDonald's Are Optimizing Ordering With AI Technology

From menus curated to individuals' dietary needs to offers that adjust in real time to trends and even weather patterns, here's how top food names like Sonic and THE.FIT are using AI to enable tailored food experiences

Features Bbot In-Restaurant Mobile Ordering Platform Set To Disrupt The Casual Dining Experience

In conversation with CEO Steve Simoni, PSFK finds out how the on-site food delivery platform helps customers eating out focus on socializing and less on ordering, drastically reducing wait, checkout and delivery times while cutting costs for customers and business owners alike

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket PSFK's New Innovation Report On Food Service Offers Key Lessons For All Retailers On How To Perfectly Deliver On Personal Tastes

From frictionless ordering and dynamic menus to optimized delivery, food service operators are leveraging technology to create a more dynamic customer experience

Interview Interview: The Turnkey Tech Enabling Personalized Menu Experiences That Resonate With All Diets

We spoke with Scott Sanchez, the founder and CEO of THE.FIT, an AI-powered menu personalization technology that works across various digital touchpoints so guests can be properly served according to nutritional and dietary needs

Automotive Postmates Partners With Square To Help Restaurants Enable On-Demand Delivery

The partnership aims to answer demand from small business merchants like restaurant owners looking to enable flexible on-demand delivery

Packaging & Product Engagement Robots Taste-Test Food During Production To Maintain Consistency

The Chinese government is employing artificial intelligence to evaluate food during the production process to evaluate authenticity and consistency with standards

Design TWA Hotel Offers Travelers Food From Iconic NYC Vendors

The hotel, slated to open May 15, will offer diners the chance to experience NYC's international variety like the Halal Guys and Earl of Sandwich in a reference to the TWA's global reach