English Learning for Curious Minds

{{ show.title }}Trailer Bonus Episode {{ selectedEpisode.number }}
{{ selectedEpisode.title }}
|
{{ displaySpeed }}x
{{ selectedEpisode.title }}
By {{ selectedEpisode.author }}
Broadcast by

Summary

Food delivery apps have taken over cities across the world, promising delicious food at the tap of a button.

But is it really that simple?

In this episode we discuss what the rise of food delivery apps means for us, for restaurants, and for the people who do the deliveries.

Full transcript, key vocabulary, and bonus episodes available on www.leonardoenglish.com

Show Notes

Food delivery apps have taken over cities across the world, promising delicious food at the tap of a button.

But is it really that simple?

In this episode we discuss what the rise of food delivery apps means for us, for restaurants, and for the people who do the deliveries.


In today's episode we cover:

  • How food delivery apps work
  • Why restaurants use them
  • The early years of food delivery apps
  • Unfair tactics
  • Charging $9 for a phone call
  • Offers and commissions
  • Chicago Pizza Boss
  • Racing to the bottom
  • Dark kitchens
  • The people who deliver the food


Full transcript and key vocabulary available on the website www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/the-hidden-cost-of-food-delivery-apps


Join the conversation:



More about Leonardo English and the English for Curious Minds podcast

Learning English shouldn't be boring. It should open your mind.

English Learning for Curious Minds is a podcast aimed at intermediate level English speakers and above, where listeners learn fascinating things about the world while learning English.

There's no small-talk, no boring grammar exercises or vocabulary drills.

You'll learn English by listening, by hearing real conversations and real English, spoken by native speakers, and at a speed you can understand.

You can become a member of Leonardo English and get access to every podcast, transcripts, key vocabulary, and be able to participate in members-only live sessions.

Discover a more interesting way to improve your English at leonardoenglish.com/subscribe

What is English Learning for Curious Minds?

Are you looking for a more interesting way to to learn English?

English Learning for Curious Minds is where you can learn English from native speakers while learning fascinating things about the world.

Every episode comes with a transcript & key vocabulary and is spoken at a speed you can understand.

Join listeners from 155 countries and discover the most interesting way to improve your English while expanding your mind.

Find the bonus episodes, transcripts, key vocabulary, and learning materials at www.leonardoenglish.com