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Eat, Read, Look: Food Websites Worth Your Time

Eat, Read, Look: Food Websites Worth Your Time

| January 18, 2010 | 2 Comments

On one of the morning talk shows last week, a woman was discussing a New Years resolution to streamline her online life. She lamented how it’d taken over her “real life,” and had calculated how many hours she wastes on twitter and facebook alone. I’m sure we’ve all felt similarly at one time or another, although maybe you’re still guilty of whiling away an hour online on the office clock and spending more time catching up with your Google Reader than your significant other. So this week I thought I’d put together a post for you highlighting a few food MVP’s–online sites (many of which are local) where each moment you spend drooling, ogling, and researching will be time well spent. I promise.

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Foodoro v. Foodzie: Online Marketplaces for Foodies

Foodoro v. Foodzie: Online Marketplaces for Foodies

| March 16, 2009 | 6 Comments

Over the past three months, two companies have emerged on the foodie/techie scene, making it possible for consumers to access artisanal and gourmet goods at the click of a button.
Foodzie, a TechStars startup with a seed round of $1 million raised from noted investor Jeff Clavier of SoftTech VC, First Round Capital, Tim Ferriss, and a number of angel investors, launched in December 2008. Foodoro, a Y Combinator startup, just launched last week. Both companies are based in San Francisco, and both sites offer a variety of specialty food items from producers across the country.

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