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Restaurant Review Sites & Apps

New York's Best-Rated Restaurant May Shock You

We're in the golden age of reviews. That is to take nothing away from an ever-growing crop of talented food writers and restaurant critics, but let's face it, we all want that crowd-sourced opinion...
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Suspicious Review Activity - Well there's a new one

Googs
by Googs 3 days ago

Good on Yelp for doing their due diligence. I was cruising for new places to try near me. I noticed a huge amount of 4.5-5 star ratings for The BarBQ Factory on O'Connor near Bermondsey. Enoug...

The Case for Food Criticism in Charlotte: A look at the need for informed, ethical restaurant criticism in an era of pay-to-play 'influencers'

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 days ago

" . . . When that happens, and when influencers become primary sources of restaurant information, diners grow confused and distrustful, and restaurateurs are deprived of an incentive to improve—and...

Photos of food and restaurants

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by LadyofTexas 6 months ago

I have noticed reviews of restaurants and specific dishes with accompanying photos. Often the photos are nauseating--half-eaten tacos, or a pile of pasta, or (ugh!) an unidentified drink that is g...

Oceano

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by Alfred G 3 years ago

http://www.worstpizza.com/2017/05/oceano-kitchen-pizza-lantana-fl/

Michelin Stars in California, 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Three Stars Atelier Crenn Benu The French Laundry Manresa Quince The Restaurant at Meadowood SingleThread Two Stars Acquerello Baumé Californios Campton Place Coi Commis Lazy ...

Yelp is Screwing Over Restaurants By Quietly Replacing Their Phone Numbers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

" . . . Even though restaurants are capable of taking orders directly—after all, both numbers are routed to the same place—Yelp is pushing customers to Grubhub-owned phone numbers in order to facil...

What Happened to Menupages?

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by small h 1 year ago

The interface is different, and restaurants I'm pretty sure were included before (Congee Village, Wu's Wonton King) are nowhere to be found. It seems to have merged with Grubhub and only lists rest...

San Francisco Chronicle's Top 100 Restaurants for 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

The new list is out today and looks much different under the direction of new restaurant critic, Soleil Ho. I suggest reading the FAQ before diving into the list. Ho's answer for what she consi...

Soleil Ho named the San Francisco Chronicle’s new restaurant critic

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" , , , Before becoming one of the most recognizable and progressive voices in food media, Ho cooked in kitchens across the country. Her culinary career spanned roughly eight and a half years, incl...

Dating apps for food recs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Had to laugh out loud when I saw this article about using dating apps such as Tinder and Grindr to get dining and sightseeing recs when traveling alone. From time to time, an occasional poster has ...

Michelin's 2019 Bib Gourmands for the San Francisco Bay Area

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Eight newcomers joined the list of 68 Bib Gourmand-listed restaurants: Ciccio, Dyafa, El Molino Central, Gran Electra, Luna Mexican Kitchen, Nyum Bai, Soba Ichi, and Teni East Kitchen. Eater sa...

North Dallas Has A New Restaurant Discount App

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by bossofthesouth 1 year ago

Local restaurateurs has launched the new CheapEatz restaurant discount app for dine-in and take out customers. What's unique about this app is that CheapEatz uses the average of 3 major review site...

Restaurant/Food Discovery App

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by biscottigelato 2 years ago

Is it only me that think that Food platforms feels so behind the curve? The kids have all the fancy toys. Snapchat, AR, etc. But we are still stuck with Yelp or Zomato. Visuals are generally atroci...

Yelp adding hygiene scores to restaurant reviews...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

Recently heard that Yelp will be adding hygiene scores and info to its restaurant review site. I am not a big follower of Yelp, but this may be useful when making dining decisions. So far, it is be...

Apps to find Restaurants Recs

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by missdemo 1 year ago

In 2018, what Apps are left which have an unbiased search restaurants by location function? Specifically that shows ALL restaurants in that location (not just the ones who advertise!). Urban ...

Traveling 'Hounds

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by sheriff 4 years ago

Question for the 'Hounds who travel. What sites are you using for food recs when traveling? I used to do extensive research on Chowhound before any trip that I made. Now however, many of the per...

Good apps for tracking restaurants?

rosieqofc
by rosieqofc 1 year ago

hi all - curious what people use to track where they've been to eat and where they want to go - is iphone notes still the best? tons of apps out there - but not sure who is actually doing it w...

Why Yelp Sucks!

FoodChic
by FoodChic 8 years ago

So I was talking to a co-worker about why I wasn't really a big fan of Yelp, but mentioned I had posted a couple of items on the site. She asked about my reviews and I gave her my name on the site...