WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Visiting a new city? Not familiar with the area? A new restaurant directory, Your Restaurant Direct – launched by directory experts YCD, LLC – can help you zero in on what you are searching for. With over 170,000 national listings there is sure to be something for everyone. This new web site,, has a contemporary look and is easy to use and to navigate.

Your Restaurant Direct features restaurant profiles on restaurants in over 50 categories. Consumers can also rate restaurants, print restaurant coupons, post reviews, make reservations, find directions and read detailed profiles.

Restaurants who wish to create profiles will save time and money. They will also be exposed to thousands of potential customers. Restaurants can upload coupons and add upcoming events in the special events database to include affairs such as charity dinners, wine tastings, industry conferences and more.

Restaurants can also upload photos of food and the restaurant’s interior and exterior to further entice customers.

While surfing the site, consumers will also benefit from food-industry related articles. Recent topics include information on wine making, Chinese food and nutrition, the differences between fast and slow cooking, and tips for cleaning a barbecue or grill.

Recipes are also available. People can learn how to make refried beans; how to cook brisket; or how to use coffee by the cup in an array of inspirational recipes. Caribbean, Mexican mocha, Cuban cubano and Grog are only a few out of an endless list of possibilities. Consumers and businesses, alike, will benefit from these helpful tips.

Your Restaurant Direct also features a classified section. People can search for restaurant-related jobs; businesses can post ads. In addition to jobs, real estate, restaurant equipment, and other restaurant-related accessories are also included in this classified section.

“We wanted to create a web site where patrons and restaurant owners could both benefit,” Lee Starusta, president of YCD, LLC, parent company for Your Restaurant Direct, said.

Starusta is not new to creating and promoting useful directories for consumers and businesses. He is also the Internet force behind the already popular niche directory,, which has successfully matched thousands of contractors and homeowners.

Businesses listed on these highly-promoted directories save time and money while maximizing Internet exposure.

Valerie G, editor at CANW
Valerie G has been an editor with California Newswire for several years, is a gifted theremin player, can quote copious lines from 'Red Dwarf' and also knows where her towel is. Oddly, she does not drive, nor does she take the bus. She identifies as both human and democrat.