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Hungry for a better way to discover or prepare something tasty to eat? Since food is such an essential part of your everyday life, you’ll be glad to know that a swarm of companies and people, including many awesome startups, have developed some innovative ways to connect you with your next meal. Following is a list of categorized mobile and web apps, food blogs and recipe sites that you’ll likely end up using on a regular basis.
There is a lot of innovation happening in the food industry. This list is packed with a bunch of really awesome food startups that can help you find great individual dishes at specific restaurants, find the best dining deals based on your location in realtime, help you preserve your awesome food experiences and memories and of course stay fit and healthy. After completing this list, I can see that there’s never been a better time to be a foodie. If you’re into cooking I’ve included many excellent resources for finding and saving recipes, finding ingredients and saving money on groceries with great deals.
Many of the meals we eat are social by nature. We eat with friends, family and coworkers all the time. Thats why I’ve included an entire section dedicated to social eating. Now you can find awesome chefs for important get togethers, find cool strangers to eat with and even find someone to cook that homemade meal you’ve been craving!
As always, if I left anything good out leave me a comment to let me know.
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- Fondu – An iPhone app for sharing bite-sized restaurant reviews with your friends.
- Velvet Aroma – Your virtual kitchen. A new way to discover food.
- Ness – Restaurant recommendations that are tailored to your taste.
- Foodzie – Taste something different. Delicious discoveries delivered monthly.
- BiteHunter – Realtime location based mobile app for finding great dining deals.
- foodgawker – Visually search and discover new recipes, techniques and ingredients.
- Gilt Taste – An online magazine and market for food lovers.
- AllMenus.com – Find every restaurant menu here.
- Foodtree – Discover and share where