Ride or dine — that's Uber's new motto in Baltimore.
The rideshare company is launching its standalone food delivery service, UberEATS, in Baltimore on Thursday. The app allows customers to order takeout from about 100 local restaurants, with cuisine that varies from the smoked meats of Dinosaur Bar-B-Que to the Afghan flavors of the Helmand.
UberEATS joins a crowded market in which hungry customers have a growing list of services that will deliver food to their doors. Homegrown companies like Baltimore-based OrderUp and other third-party players like Amazon, GrubHub and Eat24 continue to grow locally.
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