CHICAGO and NEW YORK -- Grubhub, America's leading online and mobile food-ordering company, announced an expansion of its partnership with Foursquare, a technology company that uses location intelligence to build meaningful consumer experiences and business solutions. Foursquare City Guide users across the U.S. now have the ability to order from over 57,000 local Grubhub restaurants that have listings on Foursquare's online and mobile platforms. While browsing Foursquare City Guide, users can click the "order now" button to be directed to Grubhub's online or mobile platforms to quickly and easily place an order.
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"Foursquare City Guide is all about delighting users by suggesting new restaurants and providing rich information like photos, tips and ratings to help them find the best experiences, whether at home or abroad. But every good explorer needs a night in," said Marissa Chacko, senior director of consumer products, Foursquare. "Adding Grubhub directly into the app makes it easier for our community to take a night off, while still enjoying the best local restaurants they can find."
"Grubhub is always looking for ways to make it easier for people to browse the best and broadest set of restaurants and order the food they're craving," said Maria Belousova, chief technology officer, Grubhub. "By working with Foursquare, we're offering consumers yet another easy way to discover and order takeout from great local restaurants. Adding Foursquare's location intelligence to Grubhub's database of hundreds of millions of takeout orders created unparalleled opportunities to find ideal matches between diners and restaurants across the country."
Data Partnership Results and Methodology:
With this expanded partnership that now encompasses more than 57,000 restaurants across the U.S., Foursquare and Grubhub combined their data to help diners uncover locally loved dishes and explore the best restaurants. Grubhub data reveals the most ordered dishes across major U.S. cities, and Foursquare highlights some of the best restaurants known for these trending foods based on taste data from its apps, Foursquare City Guide and Foursquare Swarm.
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