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MealPal raises $15 million in venture capital, expands internationally

A year ago Mary Biggins launched MealPal, a subscription restaurant lunch service, in the Brickell area of Miami, and quickly expanded to Boston, New York and four other U.S. cities. On Wednesday, Biggins announced the startup is jumping across the pond to London, its first international expansion, and it has raised $15 million in venture capital to fund its growth from Comcast Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Krillion Ventures and others.

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McDonald’s now delivers through UberEATS. But will the app ask: Want fries with that?

Beginning Monday, UberEATS and McDonald’s are partnering to test on-demand delivery from 134 McDonald’s locations in Miami-Dade and Broward, as well as 55 restaurants in Orlando and 30 in the Tampa Bay area. It’s the first large-scale test in the nation, and if successful, McDonald’s may expand the service. For now, 70 percent of McDonald’s locations in Miami-Dade and Broward are part of the UberEATS service.

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Zak the Baker opens new kosher deli in Wynwood

Zak the Baker, famous for his Wynwood bakery cafe, shook things up a bit by replacing the bakery cafe with a kosher deli and opening a separate bakery, also kosher, one block away.
Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com
Zak the Baker opens new kosher deli in Wynwood 2:05

Zak the Baker opens new kosher deli in Wynwood

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Hard Rock Stadium debuts new food and drink options

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Hollywood restaurant celebrates Peruvian Independence Day