Amazon just entered the food delivery game

Food delivery sites like Seamless, Grubhub, and just got some major competition. This past week, Amazon quietly launched online takeout and delivery via Amazon Local. The service only appears to be live in Amazon’s hometown of Seattle for now, but you can be certain that the company has much larger ambitions than food delivery in a city with 650,000 residents.

Just in Seattle for now

The new service is live now on the Amazon Local website as well as its Android and iOS apps. Anyone who’s used a service like Seamless will be familiar with what’s on offer here: once you put in your address, you can peruse a list of restuarants that deliver or offer takeout. Browse the menu, choose what you want on your pizza, and then pay…

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