10 Mouthwatering Food Apps To Watch

what do you get when you cross hot technology and a delicious meal? Let's find out.

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Food is our nurturing fuel of life thus everyone loves to eat. But what do you get when you cross hot technology and a delicious meal? No, it’s not a beginning of a bad joke. There are a handful of fresh apps that can enhance the flavor of your life.

Here are 10 mouthwatering little-known food apps that deserve more recognition.

TastePlease

Available for free on Android and iOS.

TastePlease is a new revolutionary way to dine, meet and interact. The service strives to kickstart the meal sharing economy and hopes to do what Uber did to ride sharing or Airbnb for accommodation. With TastePlease, you can join or host private dinner anywhere with strangers from all over the world. It enables travelers to discover and experience authentic kitchens and chefs can earn an extra buck from their enthusiasm for cooking. By doing so, TastePlease seeks to bring people together through a shared passion for food.

Plants

Available for $3.99 on iOS.

Plants is a nicely designed app for vegan and vegetarian lifestyle supporters. It locates healthy plant-based restaurants, markets and stores in your area. So far it’s only available in U.S., Mexico and Canada.

MealPrepPro

Available for $5.99/month or $47.99/year on iOS. Includes 7-day trial.

Designed for people who want to take their diet seriously, MealPrepPro delivers personalized weekly meal plans according to your fitness goals. It’s easy to use, helps to save time in the kitchen, has a video recipes mode and is adaptable to your situation.

OLIO

Available for free on Android and iOS.

OLIO is an app that connects local businesses and people with the intention to share the surplus food instead of throwing it away. By doing so, it tackles the global food waste issue head-on. For users’ convenience, it’s also possible to list excess furniture or request wanted things.

Calorie Mama

Available for free on Android and iOS.

Calorie Mama is easy, fun and immersive way to keep tabs on what you eat. Powered by AI, it analyzes your food contents by its pictures. It recognizes even complex foods and gets smarter every day. Premium features include more in-depth analysis, meal plans, recipes and training programs.

Taste

Available for free on iOS.

Taste is a positive review app for best local places to eat and drink. Rather than trading negative reviews, app users only get to choose one favorite location in each particular category. There are no arbitrary 1-5 star ratings, so places that receive most favorite votes are considered as the best ones in the area. It’s a useful feature for both locals and tourists who are looking for great food experiences.

YouAte

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Available for free on iOS.

YouAte is a visual food diary. It endorses more natural and less stressful approach towards healthy eating. The app doesn’t allow to count calories, measure meal sizes or note ingredients. Instead, it stores your food pictures and provides tools to reflect on them.

FoodMood

Available for free on iOS.

FoodMood is a simple, well-designed and easy way to maintain a food diary. It lets you keep track of the calories together with your mood.

daFridge

Available for free on iOS.

daFridge is an elaborate grocery list app designed to deliver a positive shopping experience. It makes it easy to organize and share a list of purchase and even tracks bought products’ expiry dates.

Muchee

Available for free on iOS.

Munchee is a social network and reviews app for food lovers which is equal to the combination of Instagram and Yelp. It makes it easy to find popular, trending and delicious food in the area.