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The Big Apps Contenders: Eating in NYC
We covered the launch of the Big Apps competition here in NYC back in October. The voting opened this week for the “popular choice” and each day we will take a look at one category. Today’s category is “Eating in NYC“. Remember you are only allowed one vote across all categories so make sure to look at all the apps before casting your vote. It looks like a lot of developers want to find a clean place to eat.
- Eat Clean.ly – Eat Clean.ly helps locate restaurants near you based on location, food type, and NYC inspection results.
- Food Inspectr – a simple iPhone optimized webpage that allows people to check and see if the restraunt they are at has violated any health codes.
- Ick City – Make the information provided by the City of New York Restaurant Inspections readily available and easily accessible.
- NYC BigApple Reporter – BigApple Reporter is a free personal photography application and web service that connects your iPhone to several Reporting Services that improve the quality of life for your family and your community.
- NYC Restaurant Scrutinizer – NYC Restaurant Scrutinizer provides an up-to-date breakdown of every NYC restaurant inspection result. Its simple, easy-to-use interface, puts roughly 19 thousand pages of essential information at your fingertip.
- NYC-Eats – NYC-Eats is a mobile restaurant search app which uses the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Restaurant Inspection Information to help consumers locate nearby restaurants.
- Restaurant inspection results – This web application displays the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Restaurant Inspection Results.
- Soup Fly - Soup Fly lets you lookup New York City restaurant inspection scores by restaurant name or any location and view the scores along with maps/directions, menus, reviews, reservations, and online ordering.
- SporkNYC – SporkNYC views and locates restaurant health code violations using restaurant inspection data from the NYC DataMine.
- The NYC Daily Spoonful - This spatial visualization walks users through the daily ebbs and flows of food inspections in NYC. Users interact with a dynamic map and calendar to investigate violations in detail.
- You Are Where You Eat – This app which is written for the GPhone allows you to find restaurants with violations based on NYC Department of Health Data. By pressing on the map provided, icons will appear indicating establishments with food violations.
- Z Drinks – Using the Neighborhood Names GIS, the user is able to find food/drinks specials throughout the city based on neighborhood. The user is able to see the results in both a list view as-well-as populated on a map.
Leave your thoughts on the above apps in the comments and if you decided to place your vote for one of them.