The other day DearSugar was complaining because she couldn't find a restaurant's menu online. While I prefer not to check out a menu before eating out, sometimes it's nice to look at the price range. And if the menu is not online, it can be annoying. How do you feel about the matter?
Last week, Partysugar asked if you like to read the menus before eating at new restaurants. I know I do: Especially if it's a reservation I've been looking forward to for a while, I'll often pore over a menu for days, thinking about what I might order.
Many restaurants publish menus on their web sites, but for the ones that don't, MenuPages is an excellent resource. This web site posts full menus for thousands of restaurants in eight metropolitan areas: New York, San Francisco, LA, Philly, Boston, Chicago, DC, and South Florida. You can look up restaurants by name or browse by cuisine and neighborhood. To ensure that its menus are up to date, the site takes submission directly from restaurants, and readers can also suggest joints they'd like to see featured. For why I love this web site, read more