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Top iPhone / iPad apps for foodies: Nine of the best

Finding a good restaurant to eat at can be quite a difficult task at times, especially if you or someone in your party is a vegetarian or have required tastes. However, if you happen to own an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, then there are plenty of apps available that can help you along the way. There’s even apps for those that prefer dining with friends at home.

In fact, the guys at have recently taken a look at some of the top iPhone and iPad apps for foodies and provided a list containing nine of the best. For example, the VegOut — Vegetarian Restaurant Guide application provides users with the world’s biggest international listing of vegan, vegetarian-friendly and vegetarian restaurants.

Listings can either be found by your exact location, or by a custom location for those of you that are planning to travel. The Zagat app on the other hand will provides users with fresh restaurant reviews and ratings for more than 30,000 different restaurants. It even features an exclusive offline mode that enables users to browse restaurants while traveling.

Do you think you know a lot about food? Now you can put your knowledge to the test thanks to the Foodie APPtitude Test app. This $0.99 app will test users’ knowledge of various different food-related subjects including ingredients, food histories, recipes, wines, spices, restaurants and chefs. Another interesting app on the list is Tasting Table To-Go.

Tasting Table To-Go enables you to take the applications’ drinking and dining recommendations with you wherever you go. The app not only allows users to find nearby recommendations by map, it also enables them to read articles and manage their own list of places they’d like to try. Meanwhile, Foodish is the ideal app for those that like to keep a record of what they’re eating.

The Foodish app allows users to record all the meals and drinks they have, and provide them with an overview of how healthy or unhealthy their diet is. If on the other hand you are looking for an app that will allow you to capture, share and follow memorable food-related experiences as they happen, then the Picdish application may be worth downloading.

Picdish enables you to share complete food-related experiences, showcase your culinary passion and discover gourmet adventures from all across the world in real-time. We all know how expensive it can be to eat out in a restaurant, especially when you start adding drinks to your bill. However, the Meal Ticket app will help you save a little money.

The Meal Ticket app will not only show you coupons and deals for restaurants in your area, it will also provide you with ratings and reviews from other users as well. The final two apps on the list are Memorable Meals, which enables users to record, remember and share their favorite meals (both homemade and from a restaurant), and On The Menu, which provides users with a quick and easy way to look up hard to remember ingredients and dishes etc.

Have you used any of the aforementioned apps?

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Written by Tina Chubb

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