Yahoo! Search and Locals enables 'meals or menu items' search feature

Yahoo! introduces a useful new capability in search and Yahoo Local: “the ability to search for “specific meals or menu items” when you know what you want to eat but don’t know where to go and find them at “local bars and restaurants”. “By using Yahoo!’s search science to extract structured content – in this […]

Yahoo! introduces a useful new capability in search and Yahoo Local: “the ability to search for “specific meals or menu items” when you know what you want to eat but don’t know where to go and find them at “local bars and restaurants”. “By using Yahoo!’s search science to extract structured content – in this case, menu items – from a bunch of different unstructured web pages and matching them to specific restaurants, Yahoo! Search now returns results of restaurants near you that serve the dish you crave when you enter the name of that dish in our search box. You can also try this experience in Yahoo! Local.”,” notes Yahoo. A search for “biryani palo alto” for example gets you a list of places that offer the biryani:

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