Bring calm to your holiday season with our staff's hacks

November 29, 2017 | Los Angeles

This holiday season, we want to spend more time with loved ones, and less time cooking and cleaning. But between traveling, hosting, and attending holiday parties, the season can be overwhelming. We asked some of our staff members how they’re staying stress-free over the holidays. Check out their answers below, plus their foodie recommendations, and tweet yours by using the hashtag #MyUberEATS.

Host a board game night

Recipe for the perfect night in

When you're hosting family and friends for the holidays, remembering to make reservations weeks in advance can easily slip your mind. Plus, how can you truly catch up with your loved ones in the loud, overcrowded atmospheres that are a hallmark of restaurants during the holiday season?

Our staff's hack: Stay in, and let UberEATS bring a tasty dinner to you. Nicole Hart, one of our team's Account Managers, explains:

"With UberEATS, I spend less time cooking and more time having fun. I host board game nights for my family and friends that visit for the holidays, and love ordering comfort food!"

If you enjoy having a night in with friends, try one of Nicole's SoCal favorites next time you want to kick back and save time:

  • Mint Downtown Thai (San Diego)
  • Panini Cafe (Los Angeles)
  • Giant New York Pizza (San Diego)
  • You & I Thai (Orange County)

Football Sunday

Football Sunday made easy with UberEATS

Holiday season means football season is in full swing. Chris Llano, a Restaurant Partner Representative for San Diego, shares his hack to de-stress is cheering on his favorite team on a relaxing Sunday with his favorite UberEATS game day food.

"When the game is on and I want to skip the crowded bars, I love that UberEATS brings wings right to my couch so I don't have to miss a play" - Chris Llano, Restaurant Partner Representative

Chris knows all the cheering at the TV requires major refuelling. Next time the football is on, order one of his game day favorites:

  • Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles (Los Angeles)
  • Perry's Pizza (Orange County)
  • Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co (San Diego)
  • Dickey's BBQ Pit (Orange County)

Late night grub

Midnight munchies delivered

When you're dashing and prancing around town for the holidays, there's no time to prep dinner. Whether you are just too tuckered out to cook, don't want to face the chilly weather, or if sitting in holiday traffic is not on your wishlist - have no fear.

Rohan Weigel, an Operations & Logistics Manager in Los Angeles, explains that his time-saving hack is to let UberEATS take care of dinner.

“Holiday season can be stressful, and after a long day, I don’t have time to think about cooking or cleaning. That’s why I love being able to order UberEATS late at night! At the tap of a button, I can have my favorites delivered fast.” - Rohan Weigel, Operations & Logistics Manager

After a busy day, have your dinner waiting for you at home - there are even select restaurants open 24/7 on UberEATS. Check out Rohan’s late-night favorites below:

  • Roberto's Taco Shop (San Diego)
  • Canter’s Deli (Los Angeles)
  • Oscar's Authetic Mexican Food (San Diego)
  • Brizio's Pizza (Orange County)

Picnic in the park

Relaxing day in the park? Let UberEATS bring the picnic to you

Since SoCal is fortunate enough to get some warm sunny days in December, why not take in some fresh air, and take some time for yourself to de-stress? That's what Whitney Huth, a Restaurant Partner Representative in San Diego, recommends.

“To de-stress during the holidays, I like to enjoy a relaxing day at the park. I soak up the sun, read a book, and at the push of a button, I have a picnic delivered from UberEATS. It's the perfect way to spend the afternoon!” - Whitney Huth, Restaurant Partner Representative

Headed to the park? Whether it’s a weekend picnic or a post-run snack, spend more time outdoors and let us fuel your fun with Whitney's recommended restaurants:

  • Bottega Louie (Los Angeles)
  • Ike’s Place (San Diego)
  • Brewberry Cafe (Orange County)
  • Mona Lisa Italian Foods (San Diego)

The holiday season is the perfect excuse for a feast. Whether you gather your loved ones and indulge in delicious food at home, take the celebration outside to the park, or just need a late night meal to come home to, enjoy tasty local favorites in a few easy taps by opening your UberEATS app.

Posted by Sonja Bistranin
Category: Life Hacks