BooRah, the Restaurant Guide Adds Flavor to New Metro Areas

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Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — BooRah, the ultimate personalized restaurant review guide today added Washington-Baltimore, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Miami and Las Vegas metropolitan areas, extending its coverage of local restaurant reviews and ratings to over 3,000 cities and 225,000 restaurants across the United States. Already the largest restaurant review guide in the world, BooRah is on an aggressive course to cover additional cities and regions across the U.S.

BooRah is an easy-to-use, personalized review guide that automatically compiles rankings & summaries from online reviews from bloggers, professional critics and consumers. BooRah offers a unique “Boo” (bad) and “Rah” (good) rating system that helps consumers achieve their ideal dining experience by allowing them to search the Internet’s most comprehensive restaurant review collection. BooRah currently features: 1,000,000+ Restaurant Reviews 45,000 Restaurant Menus 35,000 Restaurant Pictures 8,500 Discount Coupons for Various Restaurants 4,000 Restaurants with Online Reservation Capability BooRah recently introduced additional features that enable restaurateurs to upload their own information to the site including discount coupons, menus and pictures. BooRah provides comprehensive local coverage without the need for reviewers and editors. The rankings and summaries for restaurants generated by BooRah’s semantic technology are comparable or better than Zagat’s while providing a 5-fold increase in coverage. BooRah also offers a bookmarking feature to share one’s favorite restaurants with friends and family by linking on popular social sites such as StumbleUpon, Reddit, and Digg.

“BooRah offers the community a ‘one-stop destination’ of local restaurant information,” said Lisa Van Dusen, director, Palo Alto Online. “BooRah made it easy for us to offer our users a quick and easy way to access all this information, by ranking and summarizing the relevant restaurant details and enabling them to participate online”

Launched February 2007, BooRah covers 15 major metropolitan areas and is available at BooRah ratings and summaries are also available on leading community news and information websites such as Palo Alto Online and the San Francisco Bay Guardian.

About BooRah: BooRah is the ultimate personalized review guide, providing a smarter way to find great restaurants. BooRah’s patent-pending summarization technology based on Natural Language Processing automatically condenses a comprehensive collection of online reviews from bloggers, professional critics and consumers, and delivers these results in the most relevant fashion to a consumer. BooRah’s technology helps local business owners track their reviews reputation online and capitalize on the growing trend of user-generated recommendations. Founded in 2006, BooRah is privately held and based in Mountain View, California.

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Brian Warren