These Restaurant Recommendations Come From a ‘Bot’ With a Human Touch, Not AI

The Infatuation's Text Rex service extends to Los Angeles thanks to Delta

The Infatuation

As artificial intelligence powers more and more chatbots by the day, one restaurant recommendation and foodie lifestyle website continues to buck that trend with a human-powered “bot.” The Infatuation, launched in 2014 as a side hustle from Andrew Steinthal and Chris Stang, found delivering dining ideas with a human touch to New Yorkers cultivated a deeper connection with its readers.

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