Americans are busier than ever – longer hours, less vacation time and later retirement. Time is a valuable asset, so we're looking for some of the country's top time savers, from fast food and fast casual restaurants to meal delivery services and subscription boxes.
Vote for your favorites in each category once per day until voting ends on Monday, April 8 at noon ET. The winners, determined by your votes, will be announced on 10Best.com on Friday, April 19.
Click on each category below to vote:
Best Fast Casual Restaurant
Find quality and convenience at these restaurant concepts — Photo courtesy of iStock / TuiPhotoengineer
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. We want to know your favorite fast casual restaurant concept in the country.
Best Food Subscription Box
Treat your taste buds with these subscription boxes — Photo courtesy of Try The World
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. Which is your favorite?
Best Meal Delivery Service
These meal delivery services help you skip the grocery store — 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
Which fast food deserves to go nationwide? — Photo courtesy of iStock / lechatnoir
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
Treat yourself to a monthly or seasonal indulgence with these subscription boxes — Photo courtesy of Hygge Box
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 19.