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UberEats Hits London; Avocado Heists Plague New Zealand

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Happy almost Friday. Tonight is Game 6 of the NBA Finals, and Steph Curry and the Warriors could take home the trophy, dad shoes and all. Regardless of who wins, everyone in America gets a free Doritos Locos taco next week; do with that information what you will.

In more food news today: UberEats goes across the pond; a craft beer company is raising money for the Orlando shooting victims; cooking show icon Martin Yan tells his life story; and an avocado crime wave is sweeping New Zealand.

— A new player just dove into London's already-crowded food delivery marketUberEats. The restaurant delivery app, which is separate from the Uber driver-on-demand app, hopes to give other services like Deliveroo a run for their money. While available in more than a dozen U.S. cities, this is only the second European launch for UberEats; it recently debuted in Paris.

— An Orlando-based company is using beer to raise money for the victims of last weekend's horrific mass shooting. Craft a Brew, which sells "premium home beer brewing kits," is selling a brew kit with a recipe for its new Orlando Strong Ale; 100 percent of the proceeds go to the official Pulse Victims Fund.

— Guacamole woes in New Zealand: The country is in the midst of a serious avocado shortage thanks to a poor growing season, and it's fueling a crime wave. Dozens of large-scale avocado heists have occurred this year, with thieves striking orchards in the middle of the night to pick the fruit from the trees. They're currently selling for about $3 to $4 each, which makes a life of avocado crime sound fairly lucrative.

— Before there was the Barefoot Contessa and Giada, there was Martin Yan. The cooking show icon tells NBC News about the lucky break that led to his long-running PBS series Yan Can Cook: