Smart Entrepreneurs Still Think What’s Needed Is Help Figuring Out What Food to Order
It seems like a bit of a small play for Walker, the co-founder of GrandCentral, which became Google Voice. While millions of people already use mobile apps like Yelp to figure out where to eat, start-up founders especially seem to think there’s room for improvement.
For instance, we recently covered Chewsy, which, like Nosh and Foodspotting, focuses specifically on dishes. And I just talked to a soon-to-launch company that promises its snazzy recommendation algorithm will help personalize the restaurant-choosing experience.
The advantages of Nosh, meanwhile, are that it comes pre-loaded with over 150,000 menus and 10 million menu items, and also that it’s at least trying to have a sense of humor, as displayed in this launch video: