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Amazon announced yesterday the expansion of its Prime Now restaurant delivery service to Chicago, offering one and two hour service to customers' homes and offices from dozens of local establishments.

In Chicago, Prime Now also will offer grocery delivery from Plum Market, My Fit Foods and Sprinkles Cupcakes.

According to the announcement, "Using the Prime Now mobile app, Chicago customers can view participating restaurants, browse menus, place orders, track the status of their delivery, and watch as the driver travels from the restaurant to the delivery address in real time. Once an order is placed, Amazon delivery drivers pick up and deliver the food within an hour or less. The average delivery time since introducing restaurant delivery on Prime Now is 39 minutes."

Other cities served by Amazon's Prime Now service include Austin, Baltimore, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle.
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