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Ordering food is a luxury that city folks and some rural residents enjoy. There’s nothing quite as simple as ordering a pizza or Chinese food after a long day of work. In fact, most people who have become fond of ordering food would be hard-pressed to go without this simple service. The art of food delivery has been alive and well for many decades now, but it just got an upgrade.

Instead of picking up the phone to order your favorite dish, you can now use your iPhone or Android phone to place an order for you. Various food delivery apps have made getting the food you need when you want it simpler. So simple that you don’t even have to talk to anyone or remember the name of any dish.

How Food Apps Work

When you use a food app such as the “Seamless” app, all you really have to do is use your finger to check items off of a list. For example, if you want to order General Tao chicken, just find the popular chicken dish listed under a restaurant’s heading. Once you have checked off all the food that you want to order, simply enter your billing and address information.

These secure apps will send your order to the restaurant of your choice. Your credit card will be billed automatically, and your food will arrive within the required amount of time. You can even add a tip to any order through most delivery apps. What’s more, you never have to remember the complicated name of your favorite dish or restaurant ever again.

Making Delivery Easy

Almost all of the food delivery apps available remember what you like to order. If onion and cheese pizza is your favorite, the next time you want to place an order from the town pizza joint, your app will remember this information for you. To place a repeat order, just select the food and restaurant name from a drop-down list.

Presumably, once you have ordered from a few different places a number of times, you can order any meal within a matter of seconds. Just find, click, and away your order goes. Even though food delivery was never complicated, food delivery apps bring the meaning of fast food to a whole different level.

Apps to Consider

There are a number of food delivery apps available. Some of these apps work best in large cities where lots of take-out food can be found. Obviously, you won’t be able to find any delivery options in a town that doesn’t offer any restaurants that deliver. You’ll also still be confined to delivery territories, so no cross town ordering. You can, however, order food to pick-up if you are dying for a sub from the next town.

Some apps that are making headlines include Seamless and GrubHub. Both of these apps work with iPhone and Android. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to use most delivery food apps if you live outside of the United States. Various developers say that these apps will be available in other countries soon, though there’s no word as to when this will happen.