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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Oh,* Yelp . You're so useful when it comes to addresses and hours of operation, and so un-useful when it comes to anything resembling good*advice. Witness Yelp's new* Top 100 Places to Eat *list ( "100 must-try spots in the ...

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Old 02-28-2014, 04:30 PM   #1
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Oh,*Yelp. You're so useful when it comes to addresses and hours of operation, and so un-useful when it comes to anything resembling good*advice.

Witness Yelp's new*Top 100 Places to Eat*list ("100 must-try spots in the US to get your #nomnom on") which includes not a single New Orleans restaurant, bar, deli counter, food truck or second-line barbecue*rig.

The website uses something called a*"Wilson score"*to determine its findings:*

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Oh,*Yelp. You're so useful when it comes to addresses and hours of operation, and so un-useful when it comes to anything resembling good*advice.

Witness Yelp's new*Top 100 Places to Eat*list ("100 must-try spots in the US to get your #nomnom on") which includes not a single New Orleans restaurant, bar, deli counter, food truck or second-line barbecue*rig.

The website uses something called a*"Wilson score"*to determine its findings:*

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Saw that. Louisiana has two problems. First, it is basically fly-over country. East and west coasters don't even know it exists outside of "reality TV". Second, Cajun/Creole "cooking" doesn't fit their snobbish idea of haute cuisine, though some of the other places on the list don't fit either. It's more a function of who was the most clients willing to spend the time writing a Yelp review.
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