Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 02, 2012
The website that helps users find local businesses that cater to their specific dietary needs, whether they are in search of gluten-free menus, vegetarian menus or the area's best organic specialties, is now available as a free app in both the iTunes Store and Google Play. With a database that includes food-based businesses in over 26 U.S. cities, Locate Special Diet allows users to search for restaurants, grocery stores and drink spots that serve gluten-free, vegetarian and organic options nearby on their computer or mobile device.
"As someone with Celiac disease myself, I know the struggle of finding a restaurant, grocery store or bar that caters to my special diet on the go," said Jessica Meyer, founder and CEO of Locate Special Diet. "With the launch of Locate Special Diet for Android and iPhone we're solving that problem for more than 17 million gluten-sensitive and Celiac consumers searching for gluten-free friendly businesses nearby, as well as the 29 million Americans searching for a nearby Vegetarian option."
The new apps include the following features:
- Utilizing location-based technology, the Locate Special Diet app for Android and iPhone determines your current location and lets you search for nearby businesses that cater to your specialty diet, read reviews from other users and access maps to guide you to your destination.
- In addition to searching nearby businesses by distance, you can also filter by restaurants, grocery stores or drink spots; categories like Mexican or seafood; and dietary preferences such as gluten-free friendly, vegetarian or organic options.
- Owners of gluten-free friendly, vegetarian or organic businesses can submit their restaurant, grocery store or bar via the apps into the Locate Special Diet database for listing approval, while also updating their mobile menus. In order to maintain quality control, all submitted businesses to Locate Special Diet undergo an approval process before being added to the database. Users cans submit local businesses, as well as, add tips and local businesses to their favorites list.
- The current database includes restaurants currently approved by the National Foundation of Celiac Awareness GREAT Kitchens program, as well as restaurants that have been recognized by the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America.
To sign up for Locate Special Diet and begin finding nearby restaurants, grocery stores and drink spots that cater to your special diet on-the-go, download the free app for your mobile device today via the iTunes store or on Google Play.
To learn more visit our website: http://www.LocateSpecialDiet.com/