Yelp challengers gain ground

Yelp challengers gain ground

The Google/Zagat deal may hurt Yelp, the online review site restaurant operators love to hate. Newcomer TasteSavant.com wants to add to Yelp’s pain.

Yelp still dominates in the world of online restaurant reviews, and more than a few operators wish it didn’t. They may get their wish if Google’s purchase of restaurant guide Zagat pans out and if new restaurant opinion site TasteSavant catches on as its backers hope.

Google execs could barely contain themselves last November when they announced the purchase of the much-respected Zagat guide.

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