Restaurant Review Sites & Apps

Chowhound Remembers Jonathan Gold, Esteemed Los Angeles Times Food Critic

Jonathan Gold, the iconic Pulitzer-prize winning Los Angeles Times restaurant critic, passed away on July 21st at the age of 57. His best restaurants list was an exquisitely curated and definitive resource...

Michelin Stars in California, 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 21 days 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 ...

What Happened to Menupages?

by small h 10 months 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...


by Alfred G 2 years ago


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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months 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 6 months 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 7 months 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

by bossofthesouth 8 months 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

by biscottigelato 1 year 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...

by gutreactions 11 months 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

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

by sheriff 3 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?

by rosieqofc 12 months 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!

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...

Westchester Magazine Ranks Westchester's Top 38 Restaurants...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

There are restaurant lists published throughout the year in all sorts of media. Westchester Magazine's December 2017 issue contains their first ever restaurant rankings. 'Our top 38', according to ...

Boston Globe Magazine article on Yelp

by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

WARNING: It's really, really, really, really, really, really LONG! "Why ranting on Yelp is the wrong way to complain about awful service Ticked off about a lousy meal or surly service? Before...

Zagat Sold to The Infatuation by Google

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . The Infatuation and Zagat will operate as two distinct brands, with individual platforms, and distinct purposes and points of view. Specifically, The Infatuation will retain its editorial-f...

Wonderful sushi restaurant in Westport CT

by sushi9 2 years ago

If you are a sushi lover you have got to go to YAMAFUJI @ 1711 Post Rd East in Westport Ct This is a true freshest fish sushi/sashimi restaurant in Fairfield County. The place is small and inti...