Americans are busier than ever – longer hours, less vacation time and later retirement. Time is a valuable asset, so 10Best wants to find the country's top time-savers, from fast food and fast casual restaurants to meal delivery services and subscription boxes.
And we need you to help pick our winners. Vote for your favorites once per day, per category until voting ends on Monday, March 30 at noon ET.
Click on each category below to vote:
Best Fast Casual Restaurant
Get fresh food fast at these restaurant concepts — Photo courtesy of iStock / rez-art
The concept of a fast casual restaurant has skyrocketed in popularity in the U.S. These eateries offer the convenience of fast food with the quality and comfort more akin to a sit-down restaurant. Which is your favorite?
Best Food Subscription Box
These subscription boxes deliver big on flavor — Photo courtesy of Shaker & Spoon Cocktail Club
Looking for new healthy snack options? How about weird and wonderful international foods? Coffees and teas from around the globe? There's a box for that! These 20 subscription boxes are perfect for foodies.
Best Meal Delivery Service
Which meal kit makes your life easier? — Photo courtesy of iStock / vgajic
Americans seem more pressed for time than ever, and a host of meal delivery services are helping save time by getting dinner on the table faster. There are meal kits for all kinds of cooks and diets – paleo, keto, vegetarian, vegan – that cut out the need to go to the grocery store by delivering just what you need for fresh, home-cooked meals.
Best Regional Fast Food
Best regional fast food? You choose — Photo courtesy of iStock / Ziga Plahutar
No matter where in the U.S. you live, chances are there's that one fast food joint that locals crave when they're away – food you can only get in the state or surrounding region. These 20 regional fast food joints are so good, they really should be nationwide, but unless you're in the area, you'll have to travel to get them.
Best Subscription Box
There's a subscription box for just about any interest — Photo courtesy of TheraBox
Whether you're looking for a fashion upgrade, the latest fitness gear, your next beach read or necessities like razors, there's probably a subscription box suited perfectly to your needs. Some are a special splurge, others are little life savers, and all of them offer the convenience of showing up at your doorstep each month or quarter. What boxes do you subscribe to?
Remember, you can vote once per day in each category. The 10 nominees with the most votes in each category will be announced on 10Best.com on Friday, April 10.