These restaurants helped put Richmond on Yelp’s Top Food Destinations list

RICHMOND, Va. — Yelp recently named Richmond one of the Top Food Destinations in the United States. The Yelp team said Richmond landed in the 7th spot (just behind Las Vegas and just ahead of Pittsburgh) based on new restaurants, Yelp ratings, reviews, cuisine diversity, and percentage of food photos. We wanted to know what exactly that meant and had some other questions for Yelp about its food ranking systems. So we sent our questions to Yelp’s Richmond Community Manager Lauri Thompson. Here’s what we learned. Q: From your data,…

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