How Digital Platforms Transform The Way Diners, Travelers Enjoy Meals

Digital Platforms For Diners And Travelers

Diner demand for mobile order-ahead is changing how brick-and-mortar restaurants are designed and updated. In the coffee industry, in one case, chains are building pickup-only locations or renovating stores with dedicated pickup windows. And in travel experiences, Eatwith is connecting diners in more than 1,000 cities with local hosts willing to prepare a meal and serve it around their own kitchen table. All this, Today in Data.


$5,000: Value of the most expensive order placed on DoorDash in 2019.

$400M: Amount of funding CloudKitchens secured from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund.

85%: Approximate share of bookings on Eatwith that are spontaneous.

10%: Portion of restaurants that have chargeback rates of more than 1 percent.

7%: Approximate share of host applicants accepted by Eatwith.