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Testing the Local Picks Facebook app

Screen grab for Travel Globetrotter page Local Picks

Screen grab for Travel Globetrotter page Local Picks Facebook App (Credit: Handout)

NAME Local Picks Facebook App, apps.facebook.com/localpicks

WHAT IT DOES Aggregates advice about more than 850,000 restaurants in 200 countries. Find out which restaurants and food trucks your Facebook friends approve of.

WHAT'S HOT Of course, we want to know which restaurants our friends think are cool. But because many of them are not yet participating, we think the tool to make your own list of restaurants is the most handy.

WHAT'S NOT We know it's new, but when we typed in "lunch" in "Downtown Los Angeles," nothing came up. There was a recommendation for "breakfast" in "San Diego."

WORTH IT If you're a big fan of Yelp, we don't see any reason to change. Yet.

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