To say that I am attached to my phone, is an understatement. I bring it everywhere with me and am constantly checking it for updates for work. But I use it for my enjoyment as well. So today I’m sharing with you some of my favourite apps for foodies like me. All combining location based technology to create an application that is not only convenient but informative, these apps are so handy when you’re trying to navigate your way through a city filled with great food and restaurants.
Since I’m always on the go, finding a way to grab a good lunch quickly is important. And that’s exactly what Ritual offers. Simply place your order from some of your favourite restaurants and take-out places on your phone and it will be made and ready to go as soon as you arrive. Since, unfortunately, some work days don’t offer the flexibility of taking a lunch break, at least with Ritual you can make sure that you’re getting good food in a time efficient way! First launched in Toronto’s King West District, Ritual has expanded its’ radius to allow you to pre-order food from the Entertainment District, St Lawrence Market, Discovery District and Liberty Village. Want to get a $10.00 credit to Ritual by just signing up? CLICK HERE to set up your profile today with the promo code CALEIGH4704!
My mom is obsessed with Open Table. And honestly, I don’t blame her. Either online, or through the apps, Open Table allows you to make your restaurant reservations in an instant giving you a ton of options that you can sort through by location, price, neighbourhood or type of food to help you customize your dinning experience. This apps also syncs directly to your calendar to help you keep track of plans and lets you forward the invite to your guests as well. Plus, Open Table gives you points for each restaurant you reserve so that you can cash them in for gift cards to use at any participating restaurant in the future. Life doesn’t get any better, or easier than this.
With syndications of this app all over Canada, Street Food updated their database daily to show you where and during what times food trucks will be popping up around your city. Over the last few years, food trucks have been growing in popularity offering quick and tasty food in this unique mobile format. Some of the best restaurants in Toronto have started from food truck foods. So for the foodie who isn’t afraid to try something new or be adventurous with an inventive menu, this app will be y9our new best friend!