Automated Gourmet

Smartphone apps catering to food take on ritzy, high-end angles

Implications - Upscale food apps are symptomatic of a desire to communicate prestige, especially in the overshare era of social media. Technology that makes higher-end goods available allows for more convenient upscale experiences that are easily shared. This also allows consumer to indulge on an as-needs basis, making for a more non-committal form of luxury.
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Virtual Caviar Apps - Anton Repponen's Mobile App Creates a Faux Gourmet Experience
SCORE 4.4
Average 897 Clicks Pub: Dec 5, 14
Virtual Caviar Apps
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Mild 416 Clicks Pub: Jun 12, 15
Chef-Curated Food Apps
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Mobile Sommelier Apps - Hello Vino is a Wine App That Shares Info and Food Pairing Recommendations
SCORE 3.1
Mild 531 Clicks Pub: Apr 22, 15
Mobile Sommelier Apps
Hello Vino is a Wine App That Shares Info and Food Pairing Recommendations
Hello Vino is a mobile sommelier app that gives users detailed beverage information along with food pairing recommendations while on-the-go. If you’ve ever visited a fine dining establishment... [More]
Prospective Restauranteur Apps - Cookapp Lets Amateur Chefs Test Their Cooking Skills Professionally
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Untested 562 Clicks Pub: Jun 6, 14
Prospective Restauranteur Apps
Cookapp Lets Amateur Chefs Test Their Cooking Skills Professionally
If you are an amateur chef, a new app helps your turn your own home into a pop-up restaurant. Cookapp allows aspiring cooks to get around restaurant licensing rules and connect people who love to... [More]
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