I think we're all familiar with restaurant reviews.  You know - you eat a meal at an establishment and then write a review online.  Plenty of websites allow amateur "foodies" to make or break their favorite restaurants.  But a new service allows the tables to be turned on you!


An Australian company called Dimmi ResDiary lets chefs and restaurant hosts notate and share what you're like as a customer.  Do you always send your food back?  They'll make a note.  Do you always complain that your steak was under-cooked?  It gets added to your profile - and shared.

Customers have good reason to be a little worried, but an article in Business Week suggests that this sort of thing has been going on for a while now;  The proliferation of social media has allowed wait staff and hosts to figure out who you are even before you set foot in the door.

Read more here.