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Hello, Queen City Brunch! 👑🍴

Queen City Brunch is a new web app for discovering your next delicious breakfast or brunch in Cincinnati, Ohio. We think it makes the world a better place.

Check it out @ www.qcbrunch.com


This thing is an MVP.

"If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you've launched too late." —Reid Hoffman, Founder, LinkedIn

After several fancier ideas, it turns out the minimum viable product for a site that helps you discover a new brunch spot is… just a list of good brunch spots. There's no searching (hit Cmd-F), no editing, no design, and everything's on one page.

Why not Yelp, Foursquare, Google Places, etc?

We think all of these sites are useful for locating restaurants, each has its own special features, and we use them a lot. But our vision for QCBrunch is different than what today's platforms support.

I don't wanna live in a world where someone else makes the world a better place… better than we do.

First, we're focused only on breakfast and brunch foods. This lets us expand into very specific filters easily — for instance, you might want to search for:

  • "places with goetta"
  • "unlimited mimosas"
  • "everywhere with homemade donuts"

Support for searches like these is possible.

We also solve some problems existing platforms don't:

  1. Brunch Hours
    Have you ever arrived to a place thinking they have all day breakfast only to find out you were wrong? Or slept in on Sunday afternoon and want to know where to get a late brunch? Solution: brunch hours.

  2. Local Verification
    One challenge with a huge global database is data like business hours gets stale — the hours you see here we've verified ourselves by hand. They're always current and updated quickly when things change.

  3. One Page
    You don't need to go back and forth to each restaurant's page to find the details. Compare hours and notes for multiple places in one view. We put everything on one sleek, minimalist, ultralight page.

Let us brunch 🍴

Peep the site: www.qcbrunch.com

—Taylor & Anna

Taylor D. Edmiston

Taylor D. Edmiston

Taylor is a startup software engineer, minimalist, and sneakerhead. He's in the top 25% all time on Stack Overflow having reached over 500k fellow software developers.

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