Tasteful Tech: The Top 5 Food Apps Influencers Are Using

Tasteful Tech: The Top 5 Food Apps Influencers Are Using

The foodservice industry is no longer just about bites — there are bytes involved, too. As technology advances, restaurants and brands have delved deeper and deeper into digital. And with millennials becoming the dominating buying audience, the need for restaurants to digitize is no longer tomorrow's future fancy. It's necessary today in order to successfully charm the social-media- and mobile-savvy consumer.  (In fact, a survey shows that 90 percent of millennials believe technology creates more opportunity.)

And the foodservice sector, infamous for being glacially slow to pick up on tech, especially as it is founded on priding traditional, painstaking, handcrafted, artisan techniques, is now heating up and picking up speed on integrating interactive technologies into its operations.

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Feedie Brings Philanthropy to Food Porn

You're out to dinner. Like most people, you get antsy with excitement as the waiter makes his way to your table with your meal. As he continues on his beeline path, you've confirmed with yourself that he is, in fact, bringing that succulent dish to your table. He places the food in front of you, tells you to enjoy, but you don't dig in - because first, you need to document it. You pull out your iPhone to snap a photo, take time to choose the perfect filter to make others jealous of this excitement-in-your-mouth, and "share" away.

Sound familiar? 

We're all guilty of it. But Mario Batali has teamed up with The Lunchbox Fund to launch an app that'll make you feel good about your food porn. Read More

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