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Zagat Releases Online Guide to NY Valentine’s Day Dining

Zagat Releases Online Guide to NY Valentine's Day Dining

For many NYers, Valentine's Day in the city can be tricky, but this year Zagat issued a guide to restaurants for everyone from the sentimental couple to the single girls. In it they offer choices with  Prix Fixe menus at under $100 each, Deluxe Dates at over $100 a person,  less traditional [Full Story…]

#Zagat Gets a Lift From #GoogleMaps

#Zagat Gets a Lift From #GoogleMaps

The recently released Google Maps app for iOS devices features Zagat restaurant reviews. This feature competes squarely with Apple’s map app, which uses Yelp. Both integrate restaurant reviews, but according to Crain’s New York Business, the move is a boon for Zagat (which was bought by Google last [Full Story…]

Google Takes on Local With Zagat Reviews

Google Takes on Local With Zagat Reviews

On Wednesday, Google put last year's acquisition of NY-based Zagat ($125 million) to work by introducing  Zagat's restaurant review content to its Google+ social network. According to Yahoo News, the feature is a search engine that takes on services like Yelp, as the Google+ page received a new tab [Full Story…]

VillageVines Relaunches as ‘Savored,’ Partners With Zagat

VillageVines Relaunches as 'Savored,' Partners With Zagat

VillageVines, a NY-based startup offering members online reservations and discounts at upscale restaurants, has relaunched itself under a new name:  Savored.  In addition to the name change, Savored has a new website, which features curated editorial lists and more search functions.  Savored has [Full Story…]

Ryan Charles Talks Consmr.com, Webbys

Ryan Charles Talks Consmr.com, Webbys

Ryan Charles, co-founder of Consmr.com (a grocery and drug store products site) and head of mobile at Zagat recently spoke with WeAreNYTech. As co-founder of Consmr.com he works on product design and business development, envisioning the website to create a social network around products. in the [Full Story…]

Zagat Launches Manhattan Food Truck Finder

Zagat Launches Manhattan Food Truck Finder

Yesterday, the influential guide to New York food, Zagat, launched a web app that lets you pinpoint the locations of food trucks around the city. The app, created by JESS3, allows users to see the exact location of trucks in the vicinity coupled with reviews and ratings. The map also allows users to [Full Story…]

Rivals Take a Bite Out of Zagats’ Business

Rivals Take a Bite Out of Zagats' Business

Free restaurant reviews at Web sites such as Chowhound and Yelp have led to a decrease in sales of Zagat's guidebooks and the number of unique visitors a month is trending downward according to The New York Post.  Zagat's Web site site, which charges $25 a month for access only had [Full Story…]

July NY Tech Meetup Fills FIT’s Haft Auditorium

July NY Tech Meetup Fills FIT's Haft Auditorium

NYConvergence ORIGINALMore than 700 members of the NYC tech community RSVPed to attend the July NY Tech Meetup last night, held at the Haft Auditorium on the campus of SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood.  From our seat in the front near the team from [Full Story…]

NY-Based Buzzd, Virgin Mobile Partner

NY-Based Buzzd, Virgin Mobile Partner

Virgin Mobile customers will now be able to access the buzzd local city guides on their phones.  Using the phones' location features, users will also be able to find information about the neighborhood they're in and find events going on in the area.  Buzzd utilizes content from Flavorpill, [Full Story…]