Find your food spot
Gearing up for travel this holiday season? We give a list of some top-rated International restaurant and dining applications for the frequent traveller.india Updated: Dec 08, 2010 01:31 IST
Urban Spoon: (Free for iPad, iPhone or Android) Can’t decide on a place to eat? Indecisive diners just need to shake their iPhones, and the Urbanspoon slot machine will pick a highly rated restaurant nearby for you to try http://www.urbanspoon.com
Foursquare: (Free for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android) Foursquare lets users check in to a place when they’re there and let their friends know where they are. They can track their location history and keep track of where they’ve been and who they’ve been there with http://foursquare.com/about
Foodspotting: (Free for iPhone) Calls itself a “visual guide”, and makes it easy to find and share foods you love. Sharing recommendations is as easy as taking a picture of the dish, with its name and where to find it http://www.foodspotting.com/about
Toptable: (Free in the UK, for iPhone) An application developed by the eponymous European online dining community and restaurant reservation service, similar to Yelp in the US. Users can search a database of localised restaurants in 15 countries and languages, including 191 Michelin starred venues. The application has more than 1.3 million registered users and more than 5,000 restaurants and offers discount vouchers to popular venues. http:/www.toptable.com/
BuUuk: (Free for iPhone) BuUuk is a leading restaurant and dining application in Singapore and Indonesia, and is integrated in Indonesia with TransJakarta, which enables users to see all dining options surrounding each of the city’s 140 bus stops. Restaurant data is constantly updated. The application has data for more than 75,000 restaurants in the region, and tags restaurants that offer Halal food, Wi-Fi and discounts http://itunes.apple.com/sg/app/buuuk-restaurant-bar-guide/
Halal Food Finder: For $1 or .79 Euro (for iPhone and Android), it helps users find the closest Halal restaurant, café or supermarket, anywhere in the world from its database of more than 5,000 locations, integrated with GPS tracking.