Amazon’s Virtual Assistant Will Give Restaurant Recommendations Based on Yelp Reviews

October 26, 2015

All you have to do is ask.

It’s getting more and more difficult to escape Yelp reviews, and they are now being integrated into new technology. According to Slash Gear, the latest update to Amazon’s virtual assistant system Echo pulls Yelp recommendations for restaurants, as well as other business. All users have to do is ask Alexa, the personification of Amazon’s Echo system, where the nearest Chinese restaurant is and Alexa will respond with an answer.

The system will also send Yelp-powered recommendations to a phone or tablet. Alexa can offer details beyond a restaurant name, such as the star…