Restaurant Recommendation Engine Ness Expands to Group Reqs

Setting up group plans, especially dates, is not an easy feat. But fear not, foodie friends: long gone are the days of the "I don't know, where do you want to go?" spell.

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Ness, a restaurant recommendation engine, has recently announced a new feature that allows instant recommendations for groups, combining several people's personalized recommendations. The alleged outcome is a list of places that everyone can agree on.

Foursquare rolled out its recommendations feature back in October, so it's interesting that Ness has synced up with the startup to relay ratings, price point, map, hours, and contact info. However, like Pandora, Ness also has the ability to suggest similar options to the venue you're currently viewing. It also pulls comments from various social media platforms, including Instagram, for reviews like "great steak" or "happy hour specials." Read More