What’s for dinner? Epicurious has the answer with more than 28,000 recipes at your fingertips (complete with mouth-watering pictures). Trustworthy sources include Bon Appétit, Gourmet, and various cookbooks. Search by ingredient, or type of meal, and even create a shopping list.
Stop waiting. This app lets you know how long the line is at such points of interest as clubs, restaurants, and even Apple stores. You can also upload pics and info of your wait for the benefit of others, and possibly earn prizes—such as a trip to the front of the line from that business.
Be the life of the party with this cocktail mixing guide. You can search the 7,900-plus drinks by ingredients, not to mention find liquor stores and bars nearby. This app also offers tips and tricks for aspiring mixologists. Need inspiration? Shaking the phone presents a random concoction.
(Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Symbian, webOS)
It’s one thing to find a restaurant, but it’s another to get a seat. This very simple app lets you reserve a table at more than 14,000 participating restaurants: search by date, time, cuisine, and price range. The best part for members: earning points toward a free meal with every reservation you make.
(Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, webOS)
When you’re on the go and need to find a nearby restaurant, there’s no better app than Yelp. It’s filled with user reviews and recommendations of local eateries, or you can write your own. Filter results by cuisine, star rating, or distance from your current location.