VegGuide.org Site News

May 23 11 - 10,000 Reviews

We just hit 10,000 reviews earlier today! Thanks to Lola for being the 10,000th, and thanks to everyone else who contributed.

Reviews are incredibly important in making this site useful. After all, just knowing a place exists is nice, but knowing whether it sucks or rules is so much better. Please take a moment and add a review today.

May 9 11 - VegGuide has 13,000 entries!

Keeping its promise of being the most comprehensive and innovative vegetarian and vegan resource on the web, VegGuide crossed into historic territory with its 13,000th entry! Let's see how fast we can get to 14,000, folks!

Dec 16 10 - 12,000 Entries!

VegGuide just crossed 12,000 entries! Keep them coming, because together we're building the best site in the world for vegans and vegetarians!

Oct 2 10 - Geolocation improvements

The list of nearby restaurants on the front page now asks your browser to tell us your location. On a mobile device, this provides much better results than the old method.

Jun 29 10 - 11,000 Entries!

VegGuide.org now has 11,000 entries. Thanks to everyone who made this happen. Let's get to 12,000 before the end of the year!

Mar 5 10 - VegIndiana and "mark this closed"

We've added yet another data feed from Mercy for Animals, this time for their VegIndiana site.

Also, the much-requested and much-needed "mark this place closed" feature has finally been added. Now, underneath the "Edit" button on each entry, you'll see a link to mark an entry as closed. This lets you tell us that a restaurant or other business is no longer around.

Feb 1 10 - Yet Another Redesign - VegGuide 3.5

It's not that I planned to redesign every two years, but that's about what I've been doing. I've been calling this VegGuide 3.5, since it's less of a radical change from the last design. I'm pretty happy with this one. It's simple, easy enough to maintain, and hopefully you all will find it more usable.

Next up in features-land will probably be things like improved search (really, "pizza in Minneapolis" should just work), and a mobile-friendly version of the site.

- Dave

Jan 22 10 - 10,000 Entries!

VegGuide.org has reached a major milestone with 10,000 entries. Here's to 10,000 more!

Dec 9 09 - New Front Page

As you might have noticed, the front page has undergone a big redesign. We've tried to get right to the point, cutting out text and boxes that weren't necessary.

If you're missing the old lists of recent entries and reviews, there's an alternate front page available too. Just update your bookmarks.

Sep 30 09 - What's Nearby on the Home Page

You might have noticed already, but we now show you nearby restaurants on the front page. Thanks to MaxMind for providing the Geolocation database we use for this feature.

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