TechBits: Eating Local (03.26.14)

Two apps can help you eat well- and keep your money in the local economy.

Foodspotting lets you look at pictures of food from restaurants near your location. {}That can help you make a decision about what yo eat before you even go into a restaurant. {}The app even lets you plot the pictures on a map, so you can see where the restaurants are in relation to where you are.

Independent We Stand is simply a listing of locally-owned businesses. {}The app is a valuable tool for people who prefer to spend their money at unique local businesses instead of national chains. {}You can search on a variety of terms, to find just the type of business you're looking for.