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Submit Your Best 6-Ingredient Recipe & Be Entered To Win A DiningIn Gift Card!

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DiningIn has existed for four decades because we are committed to making the lives of our customers easier by saving them the stress of cooking by bringing them food they crave from restaurants they love.

Contrary to popular belief, as opposed to ordering food from us for every single meal on every single night of the week, we want you – our beloved customers – to learn and enjoy the art of cooking food at home, no matter how simple the recipes you are cooking are.

Thus we’re going to crowdsource the absolute best recipes that are comprised of six ingredients or less from our Facebook fans and customers, put them all together in a blog post, and give you all a list of quick and easy meals that are delicious so you don’t have to order take-out from us every night.

Then, we'll be giving away a $50 DiningIn gift certificate to the customer that posts the best 6-ingredient-or-less recipe on our Facebook page!

The competition is going to run from April 23rd until April 29th to ensure that, if you need to, you can dig deep into your storage boxes within your basement and find old recipes that you remember your grandmother making when you were just a kid.

Remember, the recipes that you submit must include less than six ingredients, and they must be recipes that are relatively quick and simple to make – i.e. nothing that involves the word “infusion” and nothing that has to be in the oven for more than an hour or two.

Ready, set, go! “Like” us on Facebook now and post your best six-ingredient-or-less recipe on our wall for your chance to eat for free. 

15 Spectacular Kid-Friendly Menus You’ll Want To Try

kid friendly menus

Going out to dinner with the kids can be challenging, especially if you’re really in the mood to indulge in a sit-down meal from the best restaurants in town. Luckily, we've been able to partner with hundreds of restaurants in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, and the Twin Cities to provide you with the ultimate solution.

April is National Grilled Cheese Month. Here's Where To Get Yours

grilled cheese sandwiches

If there's one thing most Americans can agree on, it's that grilled cheese sandwiches, without a doubt, are the most comforting food of all.

DiningIn's 12 Most Popular Food Items of All Time

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After analyzing years worth of orders from 100+ restaurants, from bar foods to ethnic cuisine, we're excited to reveal DiningIn's most popular food items in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, and the Twin Cities.

Your Irish Pub Food Guide for St. Patrick's Day


Pair your best Irish whiskeys and stout beers with traditional Irish foods, and American takes on Ireland's hearty cuisine, all available for delivery via Read more below with our Irish pub food guide for St. Patrick's Day in Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Dallas, and the Twin Cities.

DiningIn Munchie Madness 2015!

Munchie Madness 2015, DiningIn

We are proud to introduce DiningIn Munchie Madness 2015 – a social media-based competition where we are going to give our customers the chance to vote for their favorite foods from their favorite restaurants Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis and Philadelphia in efforts to win $50 and $100 DiningIn gift certificates!

The rules are simple: All you have to do is comment on the DiningIn Munchie Madness Facebook post during the voting periods designated below mentioning which dish from which restaurant in the DiningIn Munchie Madness bracket is your favorite for a chance to win a DiningIn gift certificate!

Round 1 - The Scrumptious 16

Voting for Round 1 – also know as the “Scrumptious 16” – will take place between March 19th and March 22nd, 2015, where the bracket is split up into four sub-brackets: Burgers, Potstickers, Pizza and Sushi. At the end of the competition, one voter will be picked at random and will win a $50 DiningIn gift certificate, and the restaurants with the most votes in their respective matchups will move on to the next round. 

Round 2 - The Savory 8 

Voting for Round 2 – or, the “Savory 8” – will take place between March 25th and March 28th, 2015. Again, the restaurants with the most votes will move on to the next round and one voter will be picked at random to win a $50 DiningIn gift certificate. 

Round 3 - The Foodie 4 

The four winners of Round 2 will then advance to the “Foodie 4,” which will be the Final Round of DiningIn Munchie Madness and, essentially, a free-for-all featuring an epic showdown between four of the most popular foods on DiningIn: Burgers, Potstickers, Pizza and Sushi. The restaurant that gets the most votes will win the 2015 DiningIn Munchie Madness competition, and we will sponsor free delivery from that restaurant for the whole day on Wednesday, April 8th.

DiningIn's Greatest Asian Noodle Dishes


Noodles are a native dish of most East Asian countries, including China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam and Thailand, where they’re frequently consumed on a regular basis, or on special occasions to represent good health and longevity. Today, there are over a dozen types of noodles used in the typical Asian culinary traditions like ramen noodles, udon wheat noodles, rice vermicelli, chilled soba noodles, wonton noodles, and cellophane noodles (also called glass noodles).

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

Corporate buffet delivery, DiningIn Staff Picks

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.

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