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Google buys Zagat

Quine Sep 8, 2011 08:37 AM

Yep Google bought Zagat :


What do you think is this a +1

  1. Quine Sep 8, 2011 09:00 AM


    Think this is going to give Yelp a good run for the money?

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    1. re: Quine
      inaplasticcup Sep 8, 2011 12:09 PM

      The Zagat brand for me has little credibility in selecting places to eat, so I won't be rushing over to google's version of it just yet...

      1. re: inaplasticcup
        Uncle Bob Sep 8, 2011 12:22 PM

        Bravo!! ~~~ Nuff said!!

    2. q
      Quimbombo Sep 8, 2011 12:03 PM



      1. Melanie Wong Sep 8, 2011 01:18 PM

        Jim Leff just opined on the Zagat deal so I thought I'd share it here.

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        1. re: Melanie Wong
          ChinoWayne Sep 8, 2011 01:28 PM

          Count me in as preferring the "hairball" approach to identifying deliciousness.

          1. re: Melanie Wong
            Quine Sep 8, 2011 02:40 PM

            TY Melanie! He makes some great points. So far on G+ I see more comparisons of Yelp and Zagat when talking about this. I am pointing in my posts to us here at CH. We ain't perfect but we give great content!
            I think the deal can only add to ways for folks to find and talk about great places to eat. I sure am not giving up my Chow!

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