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Urbanspoon App Now Featured In Windows 8


SEATTLE, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Urbanspoon, the leading mobile restaurant discovery application and reservation management system, today announced its award-winning app will be available through Windows 8.


Straight from their device, Windows 8 users can search and share aggregated restaurant content from across the web. Urbanspoon offers the best photos and reviews from professional food critics, bloggers, newspaper reviews, and fellow diners.  With access to information on over 800,000 restaurants, Windows 8 users can now easily find a restaurant nearby and share their recommendations with friends.

"Urbanspoon is all about giving users access to fresh restaurant information and Windows 8 puts discovery at the forefront--making it easy and fun to find new restaurants and much more," said Kara Nortman, Senior Vice President, Consumer Properties, CityGrid Media. "Urbanspoon has been a pioneer of dynamic mobile content.  The new Windows user interface allows Urbanspoon to bring dynamic content to users via tiles. Users can see new photos, menu information, and restaurant reviews the minute they are submitted to Urbanspoon, and share that information with friends."

"The new Windows user interface brings the Urbanspoon app to life, helping users access rich restaurant content, including photos, reviews, and more," said John Richards, senior director of Windows Apps Marketing for Microsoft Corp. "Our unique visual and sharing capabilities enable users to interact with the Urbanspoon app like they never have before, giving them access to the freshest restaurant content anywhere."

Urbanspoon's app for Windows 8 features:

  • Ability to search for and instantly find restaurants nearby via the Search charm
  • Filter by neighborhood, cuisine, or price
  • Share with friends via the Share charm
  • …and much more

The Urbanspoon app is available for via Windows 8 today.  

About Urbanspoon
Urbanspoon is a leading online local restaurant guide, aggregating restaurant content from across the Web including newspapers, professional food critics, bloggers and diners. Urbanspoon allows diners to make restaurant reservations through its online booking service, both on the Web and mobile. In addition, Urbanspoon offers restaurants Urbanspoon Rezbook - a complete reservation and table management system. Urbanspoon is a subsidiary of CityGrid Media, LLC (, an IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) operating company, and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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Brandi Willard for Urbanspoon

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