Hot Apps

To Tip Or Not To Tip At Starbucks? That Is The Big Question.

New app makes it easy to tip baristas
Mar 13, 2014 8:30 am

Making payments by shaking a mobile device. Adding gratuities without taking out a wallet. It appears that the future has arrived, and Starbucks is leading the way. An update to the company's app will allow users to pay via their phones – namely, by shaking them – and include an option to tip baristas digitally. But, with the opportunity at their fingertips, will people do so?

Delivery Service 'Caviar' Is Looking To Change Up The Ordering-In Game

Features popular restaurants in NYC, SF, Seattle
Nov 14, 2013 11:00 am

Craving piping hot Dan Dan noodles from Han Dynasty? What about overstuffed Katz’s pastrami on rye? Or perhaps Mission Chinese Food’s explosive chicken wings? What if we told you that all of these dishes could be delivered directly to your home or office today in just a few clicks? Read on.

Need More Proof That Food Is The New Rock? Check Out The ‘Supper’ App On Spotify.

1 recipe. 2 playlists. Dinner is served.
Oct 22, 2013 11:00 am

Over the weekend the Supper app launched on Spotify as a way to bring your recipes and playlists to play while making a dish, and then eating it. Chef, recipe, music, done. Read more. 

An App That Lets You Post Your Instagram Food Photos...For A Good Cause!

Dine out in NYC to send meals to South Africa
Sep 25, 2013 9:00 am

Let’s be honest for a minute here. You’ve started to roll your eyes every time one of your friends Instagrams a picture of an heirloom tomato salad or salted caramel macaroon. But what if you knew that this photo was responsible for providing a meal to someone much less fortunate? Enter Feedie. Read on.

This Man Is Gaming The New York City Restaurant Reservation Scene

Dinner for two at Carbone? There's an app for that.
Jul 30, 2013 10:02 am

“Restaurants are hotspots in New York for three to six months, and then they can die. New Yorkers want to be there during this time. They want to be seen during this time.” Pascal Riffaud is the man behind a website and app that secures clients these coveted tables. So, how exactly does this service work — and is it ethical? Read on.

This Is The Best Food Vine Ever. Now Have An Eggcellent Morning

Meet Vine master Ian Padgham
Jun 19, 2013 9:01 am

We're not sure how I found Ian Padgham’s highly original collection of Vine videos, but boy are they some of the best I've ever stumbled upon. It doesn’t hurt that Padgham, a trained artist and former associate at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, now works at Twitter in the video department (where Vine was seemingly invented). How, have an eggcellent morning.

The Folks At Eater Launched A Smartphone App And It's Pretty Great

Happy restaurant hunting, in 22 cities
Jun 10, 2013 11:02 am

Just last Thursday, the crew at Eater released of an iPhone and Android app — we tried it out over the weekend in Chicago and think it’s pretty great. And until the Food Republic app drops (coming soon, ya heard), this is now our go-to for restaurant picks in over 22 American cities. 

Elixr: An App To Log Every Craft Beer And Cocktail To Cross Your Lips

Because these types of details can get fuzzy
Mar 20, 2013 2:01 pm

There are Android and iPhone apps to log basically every aspect of your life. Foodspotting charts the food you eat. Withings charts the pounds you gain. Foursquare logs all the stops in-between. But to our knowledge, there hasn’t been a really strong app dedicated to logging — and of course filtering and sharing — the craft beer and cocktails we’re drinking night after night.  Enter the newly launched app Elixr — from Richmond, VA company Mobelux. Read ahead for our review.


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