The iTunes App Store is being renovated and it seems that the next big project is food and kitchen. Food lovers can now find all of their goodies in one place!
Apple has informed its database of developers that they would be branching out into a new food and drink category in its App Stores. There was no specific food and drink category earlier, as most of the info was listed under the Travel & Lifestyle categories. Apple has reportedly informed its developers that the new category is to include apps to help users manage recipes, help them with their cooking, grilling, baking and mixing cocktails.
Mentioned below are some of the highlights of the App Store collection that will help you in your journey to becoming a foodie.
This free application is dedicated to share photos and details about delicious food. It could be about finding them, rating them, or even sharing details about them. It is a great app that keeps track of your favorite food and you can read about reviews from experts and other foodies. The visuals and the social network integration to share, makes it look better than any standard menu image.
There are many ways to find reviews on restaurants but with Lunchbox, a free app, you can find them easily. Mixing tips from other app users with reviews from social media platforms; Lunchbox is a perfect mobile food critic. Type in whatever your want to eat and watch the app make a list of dining options that is sure to satisfy even the difficult critic. In addition, it offers contact info and directions of the destination.
- Mixologist Drink Recipes
An awesome app that only costs you a dollar! Barhopping and night outs in the town can get expensive, especially if you have friends and treating cocktails. An alternate option is the cocktail recipes that you get from Mixologist Drink Recipes. You not only can impress your friends with your cocktail and bartending skills, but it also can help you make the most difficult of drinks. Alternately, you can feed in the liquor that you have in your cabinet and it will come out with the best possible cocktail recipes. In addition, if you need any additional items, it will direct you to the nearest liquor shop. Now that’s something!
Untapped is a free app that gives people who love their drink a chance to network. If a new drink hits the local pub or bar, it informs your network about it with the geographical location. There is more to it, but it’s better to try it out than spell it out.
- Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List
Another free app that helps you create a whopper of a meal from scratch. Even the inexperienced and amateur cooks can look like a five star gourmet chef with the help of this free app. Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List has over thirty thousand recipes and once you picked a recipe it will even help you generate a shopping list.
In short, there is something cooking at the iOS App Store!