For separate checks, this app’s a snap

A still-in-beta app tackles the problem of check splitting among the social media set.

Much as your waitstaffers may dislike separate checks, it turns out some restaurant customers may dislike them even more—especially if they’re young and tend to place orders as a group. That’s why two University of Virginia students have come up with Foodio, a free smartphone ordering app that makes check-splitting a breeze for those who pay with plastic.

First, a few disclaimers. The problem Foodio addresses may not exist at your operation. And if you

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