Hey Google, what’s for dinner? On-demand food delivery coming to Assistant

Would you like some large fries and a frozen drink with that?

With our busy lives nowadays, along with the onset of winter now arriving, more and more people are eating out or ordering take away to have at home through various food delivery services like Deliveroo, Uber Eats and Menulog.

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The possibilities are endless and Google is aware of this.

In an overnight blog post, Google has said that users can now use Google Search, Maps or the Assistant to order food from services like DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice, and ChowNow, with other providers to be online in the coming months.

All you need to do is to keep an eye out for the “Order Online” button in Search and Maps, select the restaurant and the menu items you’re after and pay through Google Pay and voila, your food will be on its way as soon as possible.

Users can also use the Assistant on your phone or smart speaker by simply saying, “Hey Google, order food from [restaurant].”

Users can also quickly re-order take away through selected partners by simply saying “Hey Google, reorder food from [restaurant].” Google Assistant will then pull up your past orders and within a few seconds, you can select your usual dish and it will be on its way to you in a jiffy.

It’s unsure when services like Menulog, Uber Eats and MenuLog, which are the main food delivery services here in Australia will come online, but we will be keeping an eye out for any further developments

Last modified on 24 May 2019 8:59 am

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