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Who needs a lover when "banana split waffle" and "chocolate rice mellow brownie" are less than a mile away, amirite?


That's Amy Schumer's feeling, anyway. The comedian recently told Ellen Degeneres she's all but ditched trying to find love online, instead searching for pastries—through the help of what she dubbed "Tinder for food."

"I'm not on any dating websites," Schumer told Ellen. "I have one app on my phone, it's called Foodspotting." (Skip to the 5-minute mark.)


Instead of making users swipe through brooding bathroom mirror selfies, Foodspotting lets users browse photos of hot dishes (heh heh) from local restaurants in their area, woo that food with money (i.e., buy it), and guarantee themselves a good time.

"This week in L.A. I was eyeing one particular scone, under a mile away … and I'm like 'Should I go?' and my friends were like 'Go!'," she explained. "So I went to the scone … and was like 'OMG you look just like your picture.'"

The app launched in 2010 and later sold to OpenTable for $10 million—but in case you're just now discovering the app (thanks, Amy), here's what you've been missing.


This waffle.

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This BBQ bacon Cheddar-burger.

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This. Just this.

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BRB that waffle's not gonna eat itself.

Taryn Hillin is Fusion's love and sex writer, with a large focus on the science of relationships. She also loves dogs, Bourbon barrel-aged beers and popcorn — not necessarily in that order.

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