It is a challenging time in our country. We are in the midst of a pandemic and, in this past week, we have been starkly reminded of our country’s painful history of racial injustice. At DoorDash, we recognize the moral imperative to stand with all Americans for justice. We also know that words alone are not enough, so we have chosen to act now and are committed to the long-term work of racial justice. Please read the June 3 blog post from Tony Xu, our CEO, to learn more.
And not just because it starts with a kitchen courtship between two teenagers in the small California town of Visalia. Nor is it because it ends with a business so successful that the pair placed third on Fortune Magazine’s 2019 list of Top 100 Fastest Growing Inner City Businesses in the Country. Not even because the community rallied around the enterprise when the coronavirus pandemic threatened to close their doors for good.Carrie Bell
If all of South Asia were to be characterized by just one dish, we’d argue it should be biryani. In case you’re not familiar with it, at its most basic, biryani is a rice casserole: one that’s layered with meat, seafood, or vegetables, then flavored with warm spices, herbs, and gravy, then cooked over a low flame, sometimes with a cover made from dough.Susannah Chen
We often turn to playlists for musical inspiration, so we wondered: Why can’t we do the same for dinner? Welcome to DoorDash Foodlists, where we share thoughtfully curated meal recommendations that you can use as inspiration for what to eat tonight.Susannah Chen
Maintaining a state of ketosis takes constant vigilance, but everyone eventually needs a break from meal planning, a day off from the kitchen, or the treat of having dinner delivered. Delivery from the following Fresno favorites doesn’t mean you have to sit out on the fun or cheat on your diet.Carrie Bell
Whether Joaquin Phoenix is your spirit animal #alldayeveryday or you’re simply looking to go meatless on Mondays, there’s never been a better time to be powered by plants alone. Taste your way around the world with these globally inspired vegan eats that don’t rely on animals or animal products to find the flavor.Carrie Bell
The Paleolithic diet is sometimes referred to as the caveman or whole-food diet as the basic philosophy is: if it walks, swims, or grows, it’s ok to eat. Paleo peeps seek out minimally prepared sustenance made with lean proteins, fresh produce, nuts, and seeds, eschewing grains, processed foods, legumes, refined sugar, artificial sweeteners, trans fats, and dairy products.Carrie Bell
There’s an old adage that says you eat first with your eyes. Nowadays, thanks to the social media-driven culture and the prevailing “if you didn’t take a photo, did it even happen” philosophy, the camera has also jumped ahead of your mouth and stomach in line. And since FOMO is a dish best served cold…and hot, here are a handful of Fresno foods and drinks ready for their close-up.Carrie Bell