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In a city already already comically crowded with well-funded startups promising to deliver your next meal, today is not a happy day: Amazon just announced it's ramping up its one-hour Prime Now food delivery service in San Francisco. That's right: San Franciscans who already enjoy unlimited two-day shipping and video streaming for 99 a year can now also get food from 117 local restaurants delivered in about an hour. Available in 33 zip codes across the city, the service is Amazon's biggest rollout of Prime Now food delivery to date, the company says. Prime members place their orders through Amazon's standalone Prime Now app, which also offers one-hour delivery of a wide range of everyday products. Aside from the Prime subscription fee, food delivery comes with no additional markups or fees.
The worst part about buying a cup of coffee every morning is waiting in line with dozens of other cranky commuters itching for a fix of caffeine. Lucky for you, Starbucks and Uber have a solution. Starbucks announced Tuesday that it's partnering with Uber to deliver coffee, snacks, and other beverage and food items in six major U.S. cities. Customers will be able to make delivery orders using the Uber Eats app. SEE ALSO: Breville and Keurig coffeemakers, Dyson and Hoover vacuums, and more great deals for Jan. 14 Starbucks is launching its delivery program today in San Francisco, and it will roll out the program to stores in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington D.C. in the coming weeks.