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Bit By Bit

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Because we’re all about having fun over here, CurEat founder Steve Mangano asked 10 of our CurEaters to share their BitMojis with us and Raleigh Magazine. We had a good laugh as the BitMojis started to roll in. They’re all pretty accurate. Can you guess which BitMoji belongs to the appropriate CurEater?

These days, it seems everyone I know has one of these fun little avatars, including my 85-year-old mother.  As described by the app company that created them, BitMojis “allow you to create an expressive cartoon avatar and choose from a growing library of moods and stickers, all featuring you.”

Guess who!

Coffee Time of Day

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CurEat founder Steve Mangano talks about his daily Raleigh coffee routine with Raleigh Magazine. Read more about what type of coffee he drinks throughout the day and where. You can follow Steve on CurEat for all of his Raleigh coffee shop recommendations.

While my daily routine varies, I adhere to a strict coffee schedule, drinking a different style of espresso throughout the day. We are fortunate to have so many great places in Raleigh to help me stay true to my coffee routine and here, I’ll share just a few.

Read more. 

WRAL Out and About: CurEat app offers dining suggestions

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CurEaters Katie Button, Jenny Bonchak and Phoebe Lawless share with WRAL Out and About how and why they use CurEat.

As a chef and restaurant owner, I love eating out. With the CurEat app, it’s awesome because I can look up my friends’, chef friends and industry friends’ recommendations just on my phone no matter where I am. I don’t have to bother them with lengthy text messages. Katie Button, Executive Chef and owner of Cúrate and Nightbell

This App Gets Rid of Bad Restaurant Reviews and Replaces Them With Picks From Top Chefs

Founder Steve Mangano shares more with Food & Wine’s Noah Kaufman about CurEat’s mission to replace bad restaurant reviews with positivity.

Toppling a behemoth like Yelp is not something easily done and CurEat may not do it—there are currently 145 million Yelp users every month. But in a world where the mountain of online reviews can feel never ending and sometimes capriciously written, it’ll be nice to have a little expertise back in the system.

Read the entire story on Food & Wine.



Dine & Dish: Need a place to eat? Let local chefs help you decide

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You can consider us the foodie friend who knows all the cool places and local chefs.

It can be hard to stumble into a worthwhile dive without lots of research.

Thankfully I have a new tool to use. CurEat is a free app that launched this summer. The Raleigh-based app looped in some Wilmington chefs to create profiles and share their favorite restaurants to go to in Wilmington and other cities around the South.

Read the entire story on Star News Online.

The app that helps travelers, and locals, find their favorite restaurants is expanding

The homegrown restaurant app that helps travelers eat like locals, and locals find their favorites, is getting a wider audience.

Developed in Raleigh, the CurEat app launched on iOS in January, but as of this week is available to Android users. The free app aims to show diners a world beyond Yelp, where people post reviews and rate their experiences dining out.

Read more from the News & Observer

Where to Eat on the Road

Taking the stress out of restaurant research for your vacation is our pleasure.

Now imagine if you have 10 of your closest, vetted foodie friends telling you where to eat in those destinations. That would make things a lot easier, yes? That level of confidence in restaurant recs is what the app CurEat is designed to create.

Read more from the Greenville Journal here.

Where Local James Beard-Recognized Chefs Love to Eat in Raleigh, N.C.

visitRaleigh recommends CurEat to help plan your next adventure into our capitol city!

Local entrepreneur Steve Mangano has created a way to cut through the noise and find carefully selected recommendations from those in the know. CurEat, available for download in the iTunes App Store, spotlights prominent chefs, bartenders, craft-makers and other local influencers’ favorite local dining and drinking spots.

Read the post featuring some of our amazing CurEaters here.

CurEat’s Steve Mangano Announces New Restaurant App and Georgia “CurEaters”

HUBGA is just as excited about our expansion into Atlanta as we are!

A sophisticated, sleek, clean app, CurEat seeks to provide minimal but meaningful information to streamline the decision-making and discovery process for the consumer, based on location.  In essence, it enables users to discover the best place to eat in just two clicks. Restaurants not included in the app are chains, enabling the smaller independently owned locations to have prominence and a direct consumer channel.

Read more from the article and see a list of Georgia CurEaters here.