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Eating Out - June 3, 2011

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MEAL MARKETPLACE ... Busy Silicon Valley professionals often turn to fast food and takeout. Ooshma Garg, founder of, was also in the same boat and missed home-cooked meals. "Basically, I was hungry," Garg said. Fed up with eating takeout, she decided to do something about it — Gobble was the answer. The word conjures memories of a warm, traditional meal at Thanksgiving, she said, and this is the spirit behind Gobble: "a marketplace for fresh meals from neighborhood chefs," according to the website. For $8 to $20, diners can have what's billed as "homemade, elegant, high-quality food" for lunch and dinner cooked by chefs in the Bay Area.

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