For several years I’ve used Foodspotting and Yelp together in concert on my iPhone(s AAPL): If I see a particular dish I want to eat based on a Foodspotting post, I’ll jump over to the Yelp (s YELP) app to find important restaurant details, like when it’s open, where it’s located and more importantly, the reviews. It’s not ideal, but it has worked. However, thanks to an update to Foodspotting’s mobile app scheduled Thursday morning, I won’t need to hop between the two apps anymore.
Each restaurant listed in Foodspotting, which has a little over 3 million downloads to date, will now have a dashboard, or profile page, instead of just a stream of food photos taken there. A bunch of new, practical information about the restaurant will be found on that page.
For example, Foodspotting is using Yelp’s own API to list Yelp’s starred review rating right on the…
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