What do you think of the new restaurants section? Restaurants, posted by Eric, a resident of another community, on Apr 7, 2007 at 4:03 pm
Hi, I'm co-founder of BooRah, the company that's working with the Pleasanton Weekly on the new online Restaurants section that just launched. I'm starting this thread get a dialog going on the new section -- what do you think? Is the new online restaurant guide better than what was there before? Do you like being able to see what other people are saying from across the web? Do you like being able to write reviews? Any other suggestions? Post them here...
Posted by Stacey Borsody, a resident of the Amberwood/Wood Meadows neighborhood, on Apr 10, 2007 at 1:56 pm
I tried to post a review in both MSIE and Firefox and it didn't work. I get a blank page after hitting 'Submit'. In answer to your questions, I don't know what was there before since I never looked. It is kind of nice to have a local site focused on local issues and places.
Posted by Roger, a resident of the Ruby Hill neighborhood, on Apr 12, 2007 at 7:14 am
Haps: I find the food generally very good except the shrimp is consistently of poor quality. The shrimp doesn't smell fresh and is mushy. The food staff is excellent with the exception of someone named Aron. He is arrogant and doesn't seem to be there.
Posted by Geoff, a resident of the Vineyard Avenue neighborhood, on Apr 13, 2007 at 10:42 am
Love the new restaurant listings. Two places I don't think you've put up yet: Main Street Bar and Grill on Main near Ray, and Giant Burgers on Stanley and Vineyard. Also, last time I saw, Meiko on Valley and Santa Rita was no longer in business. Keep up the good work!
Posted by Rick, a resident of the Downtown neighborhood, on Apr 28, 2007 at 9:37 am Rick is a member (registered user) of PleasantonWeekly.com
It would be nice if it was more Wiki style, so that anyone could add a restaurant or delete one if it was no longer out of business, obviously it would require Wiki functionality for that as well, so that stuff just wasn't getting randomly deleted or added. I like being able to change the details though.
Would be nice to sort by other variables besides Buzz Index during a search too.
Posted by Sarah, a resident of the Downtown neighborhood, on Apr 30, 2007 at 12:50 pm
I would like to see a forum more like TripAdvisor or sfgate's restaurant look up. As the reviews become numerous - and that's the only way this type of site will be useful - there need to be several ways to sort out what you're looking for. Scrolling through to just see what the latest someone posted is a waste of time.