Saturday, July 4, 2015

Eat-Now - Personalized Restaurants Recommendations

Finding a good place to eat has never been an easy job. It’s confusing and time confusing. A new iPhone app – Eat Now aims to take the pain out of restaurants searching for foodies in their everyday life.

Created by the same team who made Woke and Once, Eat-Now offers a simple way to find a restaurant nearby. It is both contextual and adaptive, learning your taste over time. The more you use the app, the better it delivers; the app is compatible with both iPhone and Apple Watch. Eat Now provides restaurants recommendation by analyzing three different variables including time, cuisine preference, location and budget.

Time of Day

Eat-Now current time to determine which restaurants that provide the appropriate meals or menus. For example, you get recommendations for some restaurants for lunch at 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM. If you use the app again 3 or 4 hours later, it will recommend restaurant for dinners; Even when you use the app after dinner time, there are many places around you that serve the appropriate food and beverage such as wine and cocktails.

Cuisine Preference

Eat-Now is an adaptive app which continuously learns your cuisine preference. It does not only learn the types of restaurants you frequently visit, but also other factors including budget. The app will gradually produce more relevant and personalized results based on your personal preferences.


Most search results are located within walking distance from user's current position. Eat Now also offers an in-app map navigation to restaurant. In addition, the table reservation and in-app menu ordering function is under-development.

Semi-Sane is a startup company based in New York City, focusing on lifestyle solutions powered by modern technologies.  Started with user survey and market analysis, the team found an opportunity in the food-tech business. Within less than a month, the app has accumulated near 10,000 users across the globe, and it sees a very high user retention rate.

If you are one of those who often get confused by hundreds of choices from yelp, or simply want to have a great variation of meals every day, the Eat Now app is the perfect companion. Eat-Now is freely available for free from the App Store.


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