New Connecticut food delivery service offers healthy meals from local chefs

Keto cheesecake from Manchester. Cold-pressed juices from Mystic. Vegan pasta from New Haven. Kombucha from Danbury. All delivered to your home in one order. 

That’s the concept behind My Local Chefs, a new culinary startup by Vanessa Sena, which launched July 5. Sena’s platform brings together Connecticut chefs, bakers and producers who create fresh and healthy foods, and delivers products to customers around the state on a twice-weekly basis.

“I wanted to do something that was an Amazon-type feel, but for people who wanted healthy food,” she said. “I started inviting myself to all these Facebook groups, and I was

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FI Trending Topic: Home Chefs Connecting with Customers Via Delivery Apps

Shef has raised $20 million to expand its homemade meal delivery marketplace. The company helps home chefs connect with customers by handling orders and getting the food delivered, reported TechCrunch (June 2).

Back in 2019, The Food Institute reported that California became the only state to legalize home restaurants by passing the Homemade Food Operations Act. However, more cities are now passing similar laws allowing for home chefs to sell homecooked meals.

HOW IT WORKS

Shef works somewhat differently from city to city because of local laws. In some places, the company can tap local delivery networks to get meals

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Netizens raise funds online to buy motorbike for food delivery executive in Hyderabad | Trending

A food delivery executive from Hyderabad received a motorbike after a customer started online fundraising for him on a social media platform.

All this started when Mohammad Aqeel, a food delivery executive working with Zomato, an online food ordering and delivery app, on Monday (June 14), received an order request from Robin Mukesh who lives in the Koti area of Hyderabad.

Robin Mukesh, an IT employee working in Hyderabad, on Monday ordered tea through the food delivery app.

“I was working from home and at around 10 PM, I ordered tea from a hotel in Lakdi-Ka-Pool here in Hyderabad. As

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Trending food: Six virtual food brands for delivery and takeaway, Food News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – As dining in remains off-limits for now, some food and beverage owners have forged ahead with new virtual brands that are available only for delivery and/or takeaway.

They include Dishoom, which offers contemporary Indian cuisine, and Ciao Chow, which serves pasta.

Both brands are by Mr Shaun Leong, 35, and Ms Joanne Toh, 28 – the couple behind Wildfire Burgers in Bencoolen Street, which made a comeback in June last year after closing in 2019.

Seafood restaurant Nude Seafood has launched Nudo Nihon (Nude Japan in English), featuring set menus for home dining.

Chef-owner Bjorn Shen of Middle

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Best prepared meal delivery for 2021

This past year — well, the last year and a half — has been one for the books and I know I’m not the only one who coped by chowing down on comfort foods like pizzasourdough bread and bacon. Now I’m looking to reset my eating habits and introduce a few more vegetables into my daily eating routine. 

Even if you’re not trying to overhaul your entire diet, committing to eating healthier just a few times a week can have a huge impact on your overall well-being. However, if you don’t have the time to start

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Best healthy meal delivery services for 2021

While the COVID-19 pandemic still presents challenges, developing a more well-balanced diet and cleaner eating habits has gotten easier with the proliferation of healthy meal delivery services that help you eat better and cook smarter. Meal kits are time savers that can also teach you some new cooking skills along the way.

You may notice that just about every meal kit and prepared meal company claims to be a “healthy” one. Slick marketing lingo and glossy images help argue the case, but some meal delivery services are leaps and bounds ahead of others when it comes to the quality of

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