Food delivery service apps bring in big sales for local restaurants
After the food delivery service Uber Eats was introduced to the Treasure Valley last June, local restaurants that subscribed say they have seen a big jump in sales.
Paddles Up Poke opened up shop in downtown Boise last May. Owner Dan Landucci says the restaurant sells on average 300 poke bowls each day.
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How big a splash did this new Boise restaurant make?
Things have gone swimmingly for Paddles Up Poke since the rafting-themed restaurant opened seven months ago at 237 N. Ninth St.
“We’ve been killin’ it,” owner Dan Landucci says.
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Paddles Up is still a new kid on the block, but it managed to do the near-impossible in a food scene as crowded as the one in Boise: It found a niche, and did it right.
The phrase “paddles up” is a rafting term that means to attack the rapids head on, facing the challenges to come. For business partners and long-time friends, Dan Landucci and Jordan Tapangco, paddles up means so much more than just fun on the river. It embodies their passion and dedication for their new restaurant, Paddles Up Poké.
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Based on my positive experience here, it appears that Paddles Up Poké is poised for a long run.
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When Dan Landucci was rafting last summer in Riggins, whenever they hit a rapids, the guide would yell, “Paddles up!” to put everyone in attack mode.
The phrase stuck. “I kind of took it as a life motto,” Landucci says......
Paddles Up coming soon!
Paddles Up Poke is ready to make its splash.
The rafting-themed restaurant at 237 N. 9th St. will open at 11 a.m. Monday, May 1, serving tasty chunks of marinated raw fish in bowls.....
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For Dan and Jordan, the sound of construction inside their new restaurant is music to their ears.
"My dream was to always open a restaurant in downtown Boise," said Dan Landucci, co-owner of Paddles Up Poke in downtown Boise....
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