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  1. bean counters
    Is This the Future of New York’s Coffee Carts?High quality, low prices, lots of teal.
  2. online groceries
    A New Online Grocer Helps Feed Hungry FamiliesThrive Market says it now helps feed over 1,000 families each month.
  3. murky waters
    Tech Companies Continue to ‘Innovate’ With New Tap-Water Subscription ServiceReefill charges a monthly fee for access to glorified water fountains.
  4. start-ups
    Latest Attempt to ‘Disrupt’ Bodegas Is a Self-Driving Corner Store on WheelsRobomart is trying to offer users a vast curbside array of produce and baked goods.
  5. ruff deal
    ‘Rooffee,’ the First Coffee for Dogs, Raises Plenty of QuestionsThat head-scratching name is just the first of many.
  6. meal kits
    Trendy New Meal-Kit Service Requires Buying a $400 ‘Smart Oven’Tovala thinks the future is baking everything in a Wi-Fi-enabled combi oven.
  7. Pet Owners Can Rejoice at Cat Wine TastingsFluffy can now decide if she wants the Mëow & Chandon or a Catbernet.
  8. money troubles
    Munchery Is the Latest Food-Delivery Start-up to Admit to StrugglingIt’s not the only one having a hard time.
  9. money troubles
    A New Report Shows Just How Hard the Food-Delivery Business Really IsA leaked document from Maple paints a revealing, and thought-provoking, portrait.
  10. This Organic Edible Coating Can Quintuple the Shelf Life of FruitApeel creates an “imperceptible” barrier from plant by-products that slows down decay.
  11. start-ups
    The ‘CHiP’ Promises to Be the Keurig of CookiesIt offers 27 types of ten-minute pod cookies.
  12. meal kits
    Blue Apron Shipped Food for 3 Years Without Proper Government ApprovalIt registered last month, three days after a damning report came out.
  13. workers’ rights
    Second Blue Apron Warehouse Supposedly Plagued by Ongoing ViolenceA New York Post report claims Jersey’s distribution center is “a real fight club.”
  14. Did Blue Apron’s Fast Growth Create Sweatshoplike Conditions in Its Warehouse?A report says violence, safety violations, and low pay plague the meal-kit service’s Bay Area fulfillment center.
  15. magic mushrooms
    A Start-Up Invented a Way to Make Foods Less Sugary Using MushroomsMycoTechnology says fungi mask the bitter taste found in most sweet foods.
  16. Innovation
    Former White House Chef Sam Kass Has Joined a Silicon Valley Start-upHe’s now the “chief consumer experience officer” for Innit, a company that aims to make every American a better cook.
  17. Bursting Bubbles
    There’s Now an Ecofriendly Way to Carbonate SodaA Swiss start-up says it’s in the middle of finalizing deals with Big Soda.
  18. Crowd-Funding
    This Start-up Wants to Be the Uber of Grilled Cheese“We’re thinking drones.”
  19. Startups
    Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson Are Crowd-Funding the Final $150K for TheirRené Redzepi thinks it’s a great idea.
  20. Startups
    In-Home Chef Service Kitchit Raised $7.5 Million to Put Prix Fixe on More TablesIt will use funds to expand to more cities and beef up its same-day dinner service.
  21. Startups
    David Chang Will Launch His Own Food-Delivery Start-upThe goal: Get food to your door in 15 minutes flat.
  22. Jiminy Cricket!
    Cricket Protein Bars Just Secured $1 Million in FundingIs it time to eat bugs now?
  23. Startups
    Anthony Weiner’s Next Job: Restaurant OwnerThe project is called Rockaway Restoration Kitchen.
  24. Grub Guides
    14 New York Tech Start-Ups With Pretty Great Food and Drink PerksFree drip coffee, Parm sandwiches, and Kegerators: all in a day’s work.
  25. Startups
    New Venture TableHost Says It Can Get You In. Can It?New reservation service.
  26. Start-ups
    New Start-up Treatful Aims to Be the Kinder, Gentler GrouponThe Bay Area-based start-up sells virtual gift cards on behalf of restaurants, but isn’t a deal site.