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Want to Find Food on the East Side? There's an App for That
Okay, first, before we go any further, somewhat of a disclaimer: LAist didn't name this app, ergo please do not take this opportunity to school everyone on what you consider "East Side" or not. Now, let us begin...A new iPhone app aims to put users in touch with the best dining and drinking options within a section of Los Angeles considered the East Side. To describe:
Eating East provides contact information, pricing guidelines, and honorable reviews of over 100 restaurants, markets and wine bars for the budget-conscious, culturally-curious Angeleno. The application’s picks for the city’s best eateries focus Hollywood east to Downtown, and South LA north to Eagle Rock, and feature just as many food trucks and to-go standbys as upper crust fine dining that are actually worth their price tag.
Now, bear in mind, the app's creator, Angeleno Kiran Puri, notes that Eating East "does not attempt to be comprehensive. Instead, it considers the particular charm and potential of the neighborhood’s eateries to help you satiate the many shades of your culinary cravings," and offers "unfussy and affable" write-ups of the spots featured. It costs $1.99 and is live now on the iTunes app store.
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