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The 11 Essential Foods of the Mediterranean Diet

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The Mediterranean diet, resurfacing again in the last few years, is perhaps one of the best and most popular healthy-eating patterns out there. Research shows that by adapting this diet to your lifestyle, you’re likely to reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and numerous chronic illnesses.

How to Throw a Viewing Bash: Oscars Edition


It’s Oscar season!

DiningIn Staff Picks | Best Corporate Lunch Buffet Delivery

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We understand how it goes. You’re an administrator in your office and you’re having a tough time deciding how to go about setting up a corporate lunch buffet that everyone from the vegans to the carnivores of the office will like. There are only so many times a year that you can order pizza or platters of deli sandwiches and pastries before word around the office is that your company can’t cater a yummy and hearty corporate lunch buffet.

This is why we figured that corporate lunch buffets would be a great staff picks topic for our Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis and Philadelphia offices – because there really is no one better to tell you where to get your corporate lunch delivery catered from than DiningIn team members.

Pictured above are the Chicken Wings from Arlington's Blue Ribbon BBQ.

DiningIn Staff Picks | Romantic Food Delivery For Valentine's Day

The Fireplace, romantic restaurant delivery, Valentine's Day

Ah, Valentine’s Day – the procrastinator’s delight. Whether you’re the guy or girl that waited until after work on February 14th to go to your local CVS, Rite Aid or Walgreens to get a Valentine’s Day card from a shelf of Valentine’s Day cards that had already been sifted through and sneezed on and disorganized thoroughly, the one that hates the holiday because it reminds you of a relationship that lead to you cruising the boulevards of regret for some time, or the one that spent an entire paycheck at a jewelry store on someone you’ve been intimately involved with for a matter of weeks, the day really can be stressful from any and every angle.

Related Article: Your Official 2014 Restaurant Guide To Valentine's Day

We’ve got an idea to make it less stressful, though: DON’T GO OUT TO EAT – GET DININGIN DELIVERED! I know what you’re thinking – of course us guys over at DiningIn are trying ever so hard to get you to order food from us on Valentine’s Day instead of making a reservation at your favorite local romantic restaurant. Well, suit yourselves!

Matt A, Boston Marketing Analyst – Although The Fireplace in Brookline’s Washington Square would undoubtedly be one of the – if not THE – perfect places to spend Valentine’s Day to indulge in culinary deliciousness (and to sit by their warm and inviting signature fireplace) throughout all of greater Boston, it’s also a great place to get food delivered from for Valentine’s Day, too, around the Allston-Brighton-Brookline areas. Whether you’re looking to pick at a bunch of dishes (I would recommend some combination of the meats and cheeses in their New England Artisanal Cheese and Charcuterie to start off your meal), a hearty entrée like the Dry Aged Rib Eye or the Braised Beef Short Ribs, or one (or two or three) of The Fireplace’s especially delicious famous desserts (all of them are too good to be true), The Fireplace offers a wide variety of tasty dishes to put a perfect finishing touch on your romantic evening.

Best Food Delivery For The Super Bowl


The big game is less than a week away - and it's the East Coast vs. The West Coast. In honor of the #DeflateGate controversy, expect us to be deflating delivery fees throughout the weekend, but first let's go over what restaurants deliver the perfect food for you to enjoy during the Super Bowl.

8 Remarkable Salads That Will Fill You Up In 2015

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Two weeks into 2015, it's more than likely that about 30% of Americans with healthy-eating, get-into-shape goals feel their New Year's resolution slowly going down the drain.  It's things like making unrealistic weight or fitness goals, lacking the overall confidence, and forgetting that it take 21 days to make a habit, that make these resolutions hard to carry out past the first couple of weeks.

Featured Dallas Restaurant: The Latin Pig | Cuban Cuisine & Bakery

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In Plano, Texas, right in the middle of Tex-Mex/Mexican food and Barbecue food heaven, is a delightful taste of Havana, The Latin Pig Cuban Cuisine & Bakery, serving up homemade staples of the traditional Cuban kitchen including Vaca Frita (Pan-fried shredded brisket and onions smothered in mojito sauce), signature dish Lechón (Cuban-style slow roasted pork), and your typical delicious starters for sharing like the Fritanga (Fried platter composed of 5 meats served with fried yucca, tostones, and maduros, which serves 2-4).


Predictions Are In: The Top 12 Food Trends of 2015

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This year saw a memorable influx of food trends coming and going including new Jewish deli cuisine, alcohol-infused cupcakes, ancient grains (eg. quinoa, spelt), coconut water, and Mediterranean cuisine, that have, without a doubt, inspired us to try something new. 

13 DiningIn Restaurant Partners To Celebrate The Holidays With

Empire, Boston, New Year's Eve

As much as people want to spend the holidays with their family, friends and neighbors, it's safe to say that a growing population of people doesn't want anything to do with the cooking, cleaning and planning associated with hosting a holiday get-together. Thus, we've compiled a list of our restaurant partners in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis and Philadelphia to inform you of the best places in those cities where you can eat, drink and genuinely be merry on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve!



DiningIn Staff Picks: Best Veggie Burger Delivery

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In the world that we live in, there are a variety of different uses for veggie burgers. Popular restaurants oftentimes add them to their menus so that vegetarians can feel included while their carnivorous friends are chomping down beef burgers to the left and right of them, carnivores themselves can use them as a dietary aid when they’re on a strict diet without the freedom to eat cheeseburgers, and, genuinely, great chefs work to build delicious veggie burgers to defy their customers’ expectations.

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